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The Klagan Riverson Hotel & Residence
3.5 out of 5
Block B, 3rd Floor, Lorong Riverson, Off Jalan Coastal, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is $43 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (104 reviews)
Just to kill d time

"Amazing there is a microwave oven to warm cool food..n soft pillow n comfort bed."…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

The Klagan Riverson Hotel & Residence
Hilton Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is $50 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (704 reviews)

"In the heart of the city. All i of the can say is, " Its Hilton!!!!". What could go wrong?"…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

Hilton Kota Kinabalu
Hotel Eden54
2.5 out of 5
54, Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is $21 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (309 reviews)

"Reception on 1st floor. Staff very helpful .Good location close to Jesselton Pier. Wifi ok. Good lounge commun area which included kitchenette and fridge.Clean. They arebuilding a new consffuctio n at the back so noisy from 7.00am on wdek days."…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Hotel Eden54
The Magellan Sutera Resort
5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is $157 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (998 reviews)
KK1

"Had a great time here...apart from the whistle blowing life guards. I felt they were a bit over the top. I also had an allergic reaction to jelly fish larvae bites(jelly bugs) that I got on a snorkeling trip booked through the hotel. The guide advised there were stingers but I reacted badly. The ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

The Magellan Sutera Resort
Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
4 out of 5
41, Jalan Gaya, Pusat Bandar, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is $36 per night
3.9/5Good! (557 reviews)

"It's located at the central region of the city and walking distance to most tourists places. Hotel is clean and the staffs are all kind and friendly"…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
CJ Residence
2.5 out of 5
#4, 2nd Floor, Block J, Sinsuran Shopping Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is $18 per night
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Good service... Next time i stay again at Cj residence"…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

CJ Residence
Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
4 out of 5
Lorong Ming Garden, Jalan Coastal, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is $30 per night
3.7/5Good! (726 reviews)

"Good location"…"

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2020

Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is $69 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,000 reviews)

"This hotel have beautiful ocean view,is close to shopping center and eateries...Staff are friendly and helpful..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is $57 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"The location is excellent. It is close walking distance to night market, wet market where we get inexpensive seafood, mosque plus shopping malls and restaurants. It is good that the hotel has freezer to store our freshly bought seafood. Unfortunately it was not good. Our fresh seafood was not frozen ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Hotel Shangri-La Kota Kinabalu
3 out of 5
75, Bandaran Berjaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is $28 per night
3.7/5Good! (308 reviews)
easy excess

"cool and best"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Hotel Shangri-La Kota Kinabalu
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Downtown Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu Hotel Information

Top Downtown Kota Kinabalu Accommodations

Downtown Kota Kinabalu is around 0.5 miles from the bright lights and downtown action of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

The Magellan Sutera Resort and The Pacific Sutera Hotel are all situated near Filipino Market, and the Hyatt Regency Kinabalu and Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu are closer to Suria Sabah Shopping Mall.

Downtown Kota Kinabalu has a generous range of places to stay which enables travelers to select a place best suited to their taste and budget. The Borneo Global Backpackers and X-Plorer Backpackers - Hostel are two of the most affordable hotel establishments in Downtown Kota Kinabalu.

Or, why don't you indulge yourself a little by booking a room at more upscale Downtown Kota Kinabalu hotels, such as the Ming Garden Hotel and Residences and Horizon Hotel.

Accommodation options near Downtown Kota Kinabalu

If you are after some alternative hotel options, be sure to check out Expedia's Kota Kinabalu hotels guide. Kota Kinabalu lies 0.5 miles northeast of central Downtown Kota Kinabalu. Expedia's Kampung Sembulan hotels guide is another helpful resource to help you find hotels near Downtown Kota Kinabalu. Kampung Sembulan is another neighborhood in Kota Kinabalu.

To ensure your stay in Downtown Kota Kinabalu is rich and rewarding, visit our Kota Kinabalu vacation travel guide and Kota Kinabalu hotels page.

The Sabah Oriental Hotel and Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu are two great close by places to stay. To keep transport costs to a minimum, think about the Manja Hotel and Promenade Service Apartments, two convenient accommodations.

After a morning of pounding the pavement in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, let your feet take you to El Centro for a hot drink and a sugary treat. Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu is the food-joint to head to when your rumbling stomach tells you it's near dinner time. If it's late in the day, kickstart a night out with a social drink at Sullys Bar.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like in Downtown Kota Kinabalu?
Travelers love the Downtown Kota Kinabalu neighborhood for its beautiful island views, top seafood restaurants, and major shopping area. Experience the best of Downtown Kota Kinabalu with a visit to Imago Shopping Mall, Centre Point, and Kota Kinabalu Central Market.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in Downtown Kota Kinabalu?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Signel Hostel is the highest ranked property in Downtown Kota Kinabalu. This property is a short 3-minute walk from Centre Point, and it offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Hotel Gaia 95 and Hotel Eden54.
How many hotels should I expect to find in Downtown Kota Kinabalu?
Expedia has 247 hotels and other accommodations in Downtown Kota Kinabalu to choose from, making this an ideal home base for exploring the greater Kota Kinabalu area.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and get 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 view the best deals in Downtown Kota Kinabalu.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Downtown Kota Kinabalu?
For more information about changing or cancelling your trip to Downtown Kota Kinabalu, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What is there to do around this Kota Kinabalu neighborhood?
Planning to do some shopping while in Downtown Kota Kinabalu? Consider Imago Shopping Mall, Centre Point, and Kota Kinabalu Central Market. You could also plan a visit to Gaya Street Sunday Market or Suria Sabah Shopping Mall while you’re in the neighborhood. Sutera Harbour and Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal are some favorite places to visit in the area around Downtown Kota Kinabalu. While you’re out sightseeing, Oceanus Waterfront Mall and Anjung Samudera are a couple of additional sights to visit in Kota Kinabalu.

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