Travel to Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu Flight & Hotel Packages

Borneo Eagle Resort
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Where to stay in Kota Kinabalu

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Top hotels in Kota Kinabalu

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88991
Fully refundable
The price is RM310 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
per night
30 Jan - 31 Jan
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,005 reviews)
"The staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel looks old on the outside but the room and restaurants were amazing. The room interior was super nice and my room overlooks the sea. It was an amazing experience. Would definitely recommend this hotel and return to stay in my next trip to KK. Cafes ..."

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2022

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88100
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM668 per night from 22 Feb to 23 Feb
per night
22 Feb - 23 Feb
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,034 reviews)
"Very comfortable."

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2023

Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Hilton Kota Kinabalu
Hilton Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM323 per night from 8 Feb to 9 Feb
per night
8 Feb - 9 Feb
4.5/5 Wonderful! (764 reviews)
City Center
"Pleasant stay at Hilton Kota Kinabalu. We used it for a short stay within the city, close to the airport before we were off our resort. Really convenient from all the markets especially to Gaya street where you can enjoy the weekend activities and mingling with the locals. The hotel is very well ..."

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2022

Hilton Kota Kinabalu
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Frequently asked questions

Can I travel to Kota Kinabalu right now?
Expedia’s Covid-19 Travel Advisor is the place to find up-to-date info about travel restrictions and quarantine policies for Kota Kinabalu. Get clued up before you fly out!
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Kota Kinabalu holiday package?
Yes, you can cancel your Kota Kinabalu booking if your plans have changed. Whether you’ll be charged a fee or not depends on your hotel, airline or car rental company. You may be able to cancel or change for free if you booked in the last 24 hours. Visit our Customer Service Portal for more information.
Where should I stay in Kota Kinabalu?
There are loads of places to stay in Kota Kinabalu, but one of the most in-demand is Kampung Sembulan Baru. There’s plenty here to keep you busy, including Sabah State Mosque. Alternatively, make Likas your home base. Likas Stadium is among this neighbourhood’s famous attractions.
What are the top hotels in Kota Kinabalu?
If you’re thinking of staying in the Downtown Kota Kinabalu neighbourhood, some top options are Hyatt Regency Kinabalu and Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre. Pusat Bandar is also a well-known Kota Kinabalu area. We recommend Hyatt Regency Kinabalu or Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre if you prefer this part of town.
When is the best time of year to visit Kota Kinabalu?
If saving on expenses is your priority, is the best time of year to take a break in Kota Kinabalu. is typically the priciest month, so you’ll need a bigger travel budget if you visit then. are the peak season months and when this destination is often at its best. Clear space in your calendar for if you’d prefer a quieter adventure.
How far in advance should I book my Kota Kinabalu holiday?
Travellers are normally able to compare international flights on Expedia up to 12 months prior to departure. Booking late? With a stroke of luck, it’s still possible to score a cheaper ticket only weeks before your flight.
What should I know before booking a Kota Kinabalu travel package?
Locking in all the parts of your holiday together is a smart way to save. Bundle your flights, car rentals and hotels into a tidy little package. But you’re not restricted to hotels. Expedia has all types of properties, including holiday rentals such as oceanfront condos and city residences. Your choices are almost endless!

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