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Kota Kinabalu Hotels

Kota Kinabalu hotels

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Low season

October Cheapest month to stay with an average 13% drop in price.

High season

January Most expensive month to stay with an average 61% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$75 Average Sun. - Thu. price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$69 Average Fri. & Sat. price over the last 2 weeks.

Top tips for finding the perfect Kota Kinabalu hotel deal

  • One of the main landmarks in Kota Kinabalu is the Atkinson Clock Tower, which offers spectacular views over the rest of the city. A stay at Hotel Sixty3 or the Jesselton Hotel, both 3-star properties, will place you about 10min walking distance from the clock tower.
  • The Green Connection Aquarium is a must-see for any nature lovers interested in marine life. If visiting the aquarium, consider a stay at Dreamtel, a 3-star accommodation about 15min drive away. Good for families and friends, the property also features a restaurant, room service, laundry facilities and business centre.
  • Pick up some local souvenirs at Kota Kinabalu Handicraft Market, also known as Pasar Filipino, which sits along the waterfront. The Hyatt Regency is one of the best 5-star hotels in Kota Kinabalu, also situated by the water. As well as its prime location, guests can make use of a stunning swimming pool, spa and fitness centre.
  • Hike the tallest mountain in Southeast Asia and one of the highest in the world – Mount Kinabalu. Prepare for your multi-day trip or recover afterwards by staying at a spa hotel in Kota Kinabalu like Le Meridien. The 5-star property has a luxurious vibe, featuring a pool, spa and fitness centre, making it the perfect destination to relax and refresh.
  • Discover over 5,000 plant species in Mount Kinabalu Park Botanical Garden. Located about 2h drive from the city centre, look for a hotel on the outskirts of the city in Inanam. The ibis Styles, for instance, provides good access to the highway as well as local shopping and dining areas. Other amenities include a fitness centre, bar and restaurant.

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Best Kota Kinabalu hotels

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Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu
8.7 Excellent
$96+
$96+
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Hyatt Regency Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
8.3 Excellent
$82+
$82+
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Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai - Kota Kinabalu - Beach
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
8.0 Excellent
$108+
$108+
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Gaya Island Resort - Kota Kinabalu - Outdoor view
Gaya Island Resort
8.7 Excellent
$301+
$301+
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Gayana Marine Resort - Kota Kinabalu - Outdoor view
Gayana Marine Resort
8.3 Excellent
$331+
$331+
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Grandis Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Outdoor view
Grandis Hotel
8.5 Excellent
$56+
$56+
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Horizon Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Horizon Hotel
8.4 Excellent
$42+
$42+
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The Klagan Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Building
The Klagan Hotel
8.2 Excellent
$45+
$45+
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Hotels near Centre Point Sabah

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The Magellan Sutera Resort - Kota Kinabalu
The Magellan Sutera Resort
8.4 Excellent
$86+
$86+
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The Pacific Sutera Hotel - Kota Kinabalu
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
8.2 Excellent
$158+
$158+
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Borneo Beach Villas - Kota Kinabalu - Outdoor view
Borneo Beach Villas
7.8 Good
$74+
$74+
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