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Top 10 Hotels Near Mount Kinabalu National Park

Rocky Mountain Lodge
2 out of 5
19 km from Mount Kinabalu National Park
The price is RM50 per night
3.7/5Good! (24 reviews)

"Awesome place Toilet should have hanger."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Rocky Mountain Lodge
OYO 89969 Mount Hill Villa Kundasang
2 out of 5
20 km from Mount Kinabalu National Park
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The price is RM80 per night
OYO 89969 Mount Hill Villa Kundasang
Laban Rata Resthouse at Mount Kinabalu
2 out of 5
16 km from Mount Kinabalu National Park
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Laban Rata Resthouse at Mount Kinabalu
Dream World Resort
17 km from Mount Kinabalu National Park
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Dream World Resort
Mesilau Mountain Retreats
3 out of 5
18 km from Mount Kinabalu National Park
The price is RM750 per night
3.4/5Good! (7 reviews)

"The mountain view is excellent. Picking our own strawberries was an enjoyable experience."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Mesilau Mountain Retreats
Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Poring Hot Springs
3 out of 5
18 km from Mount Kinabalu National Park
The price is RM130 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (53 reviews)
Cosy and spacious chalet

"Absolutely amazing!! We stayed in river lodge and everything is perfectly fine as photo shown on the apps. The large spacious glass dining area are so remarkable! The eco-friendly and tropical forest surrounding is really good for travellers who look for wellness and quietness. Inside the park provides ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Feb 2020

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Poring Hot Springs
Spring Garden
3 out of 5
19 km from Mount Kinabalu National Park
The price is RM908 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (15 reviews)

"For those who want to unwind among the hilly and mountainous regions of Mt Kinabalu, this is a perfect place. The weather is cool and windy at times. The place is very well kept and managed. Variety of flora around the area to sit and take in the view. Very clean rooms and bathrooms. 5 star quality ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2019

Spring Garden
Kinabalu Poring Vacation Lodge
2 out of 5
19 km from Mount Kinabalu National Park
The price is RM118 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (22 reviews)

"This was a cool place to stay with fish ponds and animals all around. It was very close to the hot springs. The electricity went out on numerous occasions, to be expected, it did not dampen our stay here."…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2019

Kinabalu Poring Vacation Lodge
Kinabalu Pine Resorts
2.5 out of 5
24 km from Mount Kinabalu National Park
The price is RM164 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (148 reviews)

"View is spectacular"…"

Reviewed on 2 Jun 2020

Kinabalu Pine Resorts
Sling & Stone Kundasang
2.5 out of 5
19 km from Mount Kinabalu National Park
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Sling & Stone Kundasang
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About Mount Kinabalu National Park

Borneo’s Mount Kinabalu National Park is home to the famed Mount Kinabalu. At 4,101 meters, the mount is the highest on Borneo and the twentieth-highest peak in the world. Most of the peaks at Mount Kinabalu are restricted to experienced climbers. The 4,095-metre Low's Peak is sole the exception. It is a good hike for adventure tourists who are reasonably fit.

Don’t Miss

There are two starting points for the trail leading up to the top of Low’s Peak. They converge at Laban Rata. There are a number of hotels near Mount Kinabalu National Park close to the south side and the trails. The majority of people making the climb spend the night at hostels in Laban Rata.

Climbing and hiking are not the only attractions on a trip to Mount Kinabalu. This region of the Crocker Range is a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site and home to numerous plant and animal species. Spotting orang-utans in the distance or seeing Rafflesia plants are visitor highlights. On the edge of the park, tourists can bathe in hot springs, take a stroll along a treetop walkway, and visit an orchid farm.

Restaurants and Bars

A few of the hotels near Mount Kinabalu National Park have onsite restaurants. Mile 36 Lodge is one of these. It has three different dining areas and serves dishes without pork. Typical dishes on the restaurant menus are chicken and rice, mee hoon noodles, fried rice, and breakfast with toast and omelettes or fried eggs. There is a Kentucky Fried Chicken at the small shopping centre near Kundasang War Memorial.

Shopping

The centre near the WWII memorial is also the main shopping zone near the park's southern entrances. There is a mini-mart where visitors can stock up on toiletries, snacks, and drinks. Some shops sell hiking boots, backpacks, and walking sticks. Shops also sell a few souvenirs including T-shirts with Mount Kinabalu logos on them. Mount Kinabalu hotels such as the D'Villa Rina Ria Lodge have shops onsite.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Mount Kinabalu National Park?
Mount Kinabalu National Park is located in a scenic area of Kota Kinabalu that travellers like for its mountain views and parks. There are 503 hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in the Kota Kinabalu area, perfect for a relaxing visit.
Where is the best place to stay close to Mount Kinabalu National Park?
Laban Rata Resthouse at Mount Kinabalu is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this lodge offers free breakfast. You’ll find it 10.1 mi (16.3 km) from Mount Kinabalu National Park. Other good options around the area include Dream World Resort and Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Poring Hot Springs.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Mount Kinabalu National Park, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best options available in Mount Kinabalu National Park.

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