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The Pacific Sutera Hotel

The Pacific Sutera Hotel

1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu 88100

5.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,008 reviews)

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

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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
4.3 out of 5 (837 reviews)

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

$180
The Magellan Sutera Resort

The Magellan Sutera Resort

1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu 88100

5.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (606 reviews)

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

$152
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa

Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Gaya Island 88300

5.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (94 reviews)

This coral reef island resort is on Gaya Island, Sabah, Malaysia, just off the coast of Borneo, on a crescent of white-sand …

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Grandis Hotel

Grandis Hotel

Suria Sabah Shopping Mall, Kota Kinabalu 88000

4.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (553 reviews)

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and within 3 mi (5 km) o …

$83
KK Loft Residences at The Loft Imago

KK Loft Residences at The Loft Imago

Off Coastal Highway, Jalan Coastal, Kota Kinabalu 88000

3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment is within 1 mi (2 km) of Imago Shopping Mall and Sabah State Mosque. Plaz …

$57
Gaya Island Resort

Gaya Island Resort

Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Gaya Island 88000

5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (282 reviews)

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

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Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu

Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu

5, Jalan Padang, Kota Kinabalu 88000

4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (993 reviews)

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Atkinson Clock Tower and Gaya Street Sunday Market …

$35
Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu

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

4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (144 reviews)

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 …

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Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu 88991

5.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (655 reviews)

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

$95

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Top Kota Kinabalu Accommodations

If you're on the lookout for exceptional accommodation options in Kota Kinabalu, there's no need to look anywhere else. You've lucked out if you'd love to be in the thick of things. Visitors can choose from 105 establishments within 1 mile of the center alone.

The Magellan Sutera Resort and The Pacific Sutera Hotel should be at the top of the list of hotels to check out if you want to sleep downtown. If you're looking for more, you can also think about the Hyatt Regency Kinabalu and the Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu.

Head for Downtown Kota Kinabalu if you want lots of convenience and choice. Just 0.5 miles away, this widely known suburb offers 97 hotels to pick from. Several of the most sought-after places include the Jack's CondoApartment @ Marina Court Resort Condominium and Ming Garden Hotel and Residences. Pusat Bandar, just 0.4 miles away, is one more convenient area to spend your evenings. You can take your pick of 79 establishments, including the Horizon Hotel and The Jesselton Hotel.

If you wish to spend time at the Sabah State Mosque or 1 Borneo Hypermall while you are in Kota Kinabalu, why not choose a hotel nearby? The Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa and the Klagan Hotel are closest to the Sabah State Mosque, while the YYK 1Borneo Condominium and the Klagan Regency are close to 1 Borneo Hypermall.

Centre Point is one of the best shopping centers in the region and a fabulous place to spoil yourself with a bit of retail therapy. The Likas Square Apartment Hotel and The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu are close by. While enjoying your adventures, make sure that you remember to visit and admire All Saint's Cathedral, the most significant Catholic church in this area. Does this seem like your kind of attraction? You should think about booking your hotel accommodations at the Sabah Oriental Hotel and Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu, as they are close to this area.

How to Get to Kota Kinabalu

If you are arriving or departing through Kota Kinabalu International Airport, you may choose to book accommodation at the Crown Borneo Hotel, or the Hotel Yaho, both of which are nearby.