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Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

No. 20, Jalan Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100

5.0 out of 5.0

This Malaysia beachfront resort on Borneo's northern coast is a 10-minute drive from downtown Kota Kinabalu and Kota Kinabalu …

$154
avg/night
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
The Pacific Sutera Hotel

1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu 88100

5.0 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Downtown Kota Kinabalu hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sutera Harbour and Sabah State Mosque. Mount …

$108
avg/night
The Magellan Sutera Resort
The Magellan Sutera Resort

1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu 88100

5.0 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Downtown Kota Kinabalu hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sutera Harbour and Sabah State Mosque. Plaza …

$134
avg/night
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu 88991

5.0 out of 5.0

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this luxury hotel is steps from KK Esplanade and Wisma Merdeka. Suria Sabah Shopping Mal …

$110
avg/night
Gaya Island Resort
Gaya Island Resort

Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Gaya Island 88000

5.0 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Gaya Island resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, Likas Stadium, and …

$189
avg/night
Hotel Eden54
Hotel Eden54

54, Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu 88000

2.5 out of 5.0

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Suria Sabah Shopping Mall and within 3 mi (5 km) of …

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TH Hotel Kota Kinabalu
TH Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Kompleks Tabung Haji Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu 88832

3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Downbelow Adventure Centre and Sabah State Mosque. …

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Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu

No 4, Lorong Api-Api 3, Kota Kinabalu 88000

4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Warisan Square and 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from Sabah State …

$56
avg/night
Horizon Hotel
Horizon Hotel

Jalan Pantai, Locked Bag 2084, Kota Kinabalu 88999

4.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Kota Kinabalu, this family-friendly hotel is steps from South Sea Sanctuary, KK Plaza, and Mount …

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Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
Ming Garden Hotel and Residences

Lorong Ming Garden, Jalan Coastal, Kota Kinabalu 88000

4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan and Sabah State Mosque. Likas Stadiu …

$48
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Kota Kinabalu Hotel Guide

Should you be searching for affordable or upscale accommodations in or near Kota Kinabalu, it's useful to know that Expedia provides many suitable possibilities. You'll find 137 places to stay within a 6-mile radius of downtown Kota Kinabalu on our informative and up-to-date booking section.

Kota Kinabalu's downtown area is an easy walk from accommodation such as YYK 1Borneo Condominium and The Klagan Regency.

Downtown Kota Kinabalu has 13 places to base yourself, which makes it the part of Kota Kinabalu with the most hotels. It lies 5 miles from the center of Kota Kinabalu. Downtown Kota Kinabalu hotels are the Fat Rhino Hostel and 1 City Hotel.

The Sabah State Mosque and the 1 Borneo Hypermall also have a number of hotels nearby. The The Magellan Sutera Resort and the The Pacific Sutera Hotel are two of the hotels close to the Sabah State Mosque. The Tune Hotels - 1 Borneo, Kota Kinabalu and the 1 Borneo Tower B Service Apartment are close to the 1 Borneo Hypermall.

Thrifty travelers can breathe easy. The Kota Kinabalu area offers loads of lower-priced places to stay. The Mesilau Nature Resort is 35 miles from the heart of Kota Kinabalu, while the Jack's CondoApartment @ Marina Court Resort Condominium is 5 miles away. More options in the lower price range of Kota Kinabalu hotels include the Ming Garden Hotel and Residences and the Likas Square Apartment Hotel.

6 miles from the center of Kota Kinabalu, is the Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa. The Gayana Eco Resort can be found 5 miles away. Alternative hotel options include the Gaya Island Resort and the Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa.

Like to venture a bit further afield? Sabah offers many options. Sabah is known for rural landscapes, beaches, forests and jungle. Commonly visited Sabah visitor destinations are nature museums. Locals and visitors alike in this region of Malaysia enjoy mountain biking and mountain climbing.

Looking for things to do? Spend a few hours enjoying Kundasang War Memorial and Mount Kinabalu Park Entrance, in Kundasang, 30 miles to the east of Kota Kinabalu. Some of our recommended Kundasang hotel options are the Kinabalu Park and Ayana Holiday Resort. Or stay in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, 5 miles to the southwest of Kota Kinabalu, where you can choose from the Hyatt Regency Kinabalu and Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu. The Filipino Market and Suria Sabah Shopping Mall are popular attractions to see when you're in Downtown Kota Kinabalu.

For those travelers arriving or departing through Kota Kinabalu International Airport, you might like to book some accommodation at Oceania Hotel, or Hotel Yaho, both of which are a short ride away.