Top 10 Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

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Kinabalu Daya Hotel
Kinabalu Daya Hotel

Lot 3 & 4 Block 9 Jalan Pantai, Kota Kinabalu 88000

3.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (295 reviews)

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Wisma Merdeka and within 3 mi (5 km) of Sabah State …

$26
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu 88000

5.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (794 reviews)

This family-friendly Kota Kinabalu hotel is located near the airport, just steps from Warisan Square and Filipino Market. …

$123
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
4.3 out of 5 (712 reviews)

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

$224
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

Pantai Dalit Beach, Tuaran 89208

4.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (547 reviews)

Located on the Pantai Dalit Beach on Borneo's northern tip, the resort is 12 km (7 mi) from Tuaran Tamu, 30 km (17 mi) from …

$174
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu 88991

5.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (557 reviews)

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this luxury hotel is 0 mi (0.1 km) from KK Esplanade and within 3 mi (5 km) of Sabah State …

$123
The Klagan Hotel
The Klagan Hotel

Unit 25-28, Ground Floor, Block D, Kota Kinabalu 88000

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (326 reviews)

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hotel is 0 mi (0.1 km) from Warisan Square and within 3 mi (5 km) of Sabah State …

$52
The Crown Borneo Hotel
The Crown Borneo Hotel

23 Jalan Pinang Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (267 reviews)

Located in Tanjung Aru, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tanjung Aru Perdana Park and Sabah State Mosque. Downbelow …

$19
The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu
The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu

No. 1 Jalan Tangki, Kota Kinabalu 88100

4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (190 reviews)

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from All Saint's Cathedral and within 3 mi (5 km) of Sabah …

$27
Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu
Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu

N0.1,Jalan Singgah Mata1,Asia City, Kota Kinabalu 88000

3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (504 reviews)

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Sedco Square and within 3 mi (5 km) of Sabah State …

$38
Gayana Eco Resort
Gayana Eco Resort

Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island 88300

5.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (167 reviews)

Located on the coast of Malaysia, Gayana Eco Resort is 1.8 km from Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, 6 km from Likas Stadium, and 6. …

$216

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Where to stay in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu Hotel Guide

Kota Kinabalu offers visitors a generous range of great accommodation options. Expedia's booking page currently lists 136 hotels within a 0.1-mile distance of central Kota Kinabalu.

If you are looking to book a hotel that is just a stroll from the Kota Kinabalu city center, YYK 1Borneo Condominium and The Klagan Regency are perfect.

Pusat Bandar, a popular Kota Kinabalu hotel neighborhood with 85 places to base yourself is 4 miles from downtown. Places to stay here include the Hyatt Regency Kinabalu and Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu.

Other accommodation neighborhoods are Menggatal and Tuaran. The Grand Borneo Hotel and Courtyard Hotel @ 1Borneo are in Menggatal, while Tuaran is where you'll find the Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa and Raintree Beach & Golf Resort. Karambunai is 6 miles from Kota Kinabalu's downtown, while Gaya Island is 5 miles from central Kota Kinabalu. The Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai and Borneo Beach Villas can be found in Karambunai, while Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa and Gayana Eco Resort are located in Gaya Island.

In addition, there are a range of places to stay near the Sabah State Mosque and the 1 Borneo Hypermall. The Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa and the The Magellan Sutera Resort are close to the Sabah State Mosque and the Tune Hotels - 1 Borneo, Kota Kinabalu and 1 Borneo Tower B Service Apartment are near the 1 Borneo Hypermall.

Budget travelers can breathe easy. The Kota Kinabalu area offers plenty of budget hotels. 5 miles from Kota Kinabalu's downtown is where you'll find the Jack's CondoApartment @ Marina Court Resort Condominium. The Ming Garden Hotel and Residences is just 5 miles away. Alternative affordable accommodation options are the Likas Square Apartment Hotel and the YYK 1Borneo Condominium.

6 miles away from the center of Kota Kinabalu, is the The Pacific Sutera Hotel. The Langkah Syabas Beach Resort can be found 15 miles away. The The Jesselton Hotel as well as the The Klagan Hotel are some alternative places to book accommodation in Kota Kinabalu.

Once you have spent time in Kota Kinabalu, ensure you have enough time to investigate more of Sabah. View Sabah's rural landscapes and beaches. You should also head to a few of the area's nature museums and open-air markets. Fun-loving visitors might also try their hand at mountain biking and mountain climbing in this part of Malaysia.

Kundasang is 30 miles to the east of Kota Kinabalu and is home to the Kundasang War Memorial and Mount Kinabalu Park Entrance. Should you wish to visit Kundasang, check out the room rates at the Kinabalu Park and Ayana Holiday Resort. 5 miles to the southwest of Kota Kinabalu, you'll find Downtown Kota Kinabalu, home to the The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu and Sabah Oriental Hotel. Regardless of whether you're passing through or spending a few nights in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, don't miss the Filipino Market and Suria Sabah Shopping Mall.

Situated 8 miles away from Kota Kinabalu is Kota Kinabalu International Airport. Stay nearby at Oceania Hotel or The Crown Borneo Hotel.