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Borneo Beach Villas
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$71 per night from 7 Dec to 8 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
17.13 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (304 reviews)

"Nice location, next to the beach with water sport equipment for rent"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb,2020

Borneo Beach Villas
Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
5 out of 5
Lot G-23A, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$92 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
0.63 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (406 reviews)

"Welcoming and friendly staff. Clean rooms and public areas. Big spread for buffet breakfast. Free parking for hotel guests. Highly recommend this hotel."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep,2020

Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$47 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
1.23 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (728 reviews)

"Nice hotel,love the hotel, great service, clean room.."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug,2020

Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
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Dock In - Hostel
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3.64 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (15 reviews)

"Very good hostel with excellent and thoughtful amenities."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct,2018

Dock In - Hostel
Ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$35 per night from 31 Dec to 1 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees
7.49 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (48 reviews)

"nice and good"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan,2020

Ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam Hotel
Eminent Hotel
2.5 out of 5
The price is SG$42 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
5.86 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (214 reviews)

"Great value for money if looking for somewhere close to the airport. Good drop off service and clean spacious room."…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec,2019

Eminent Hotel
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$204 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
4.32 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,052 reviews)

"Love the view from my room and the ambience was relaxing. The Sunset Bar was a winner, just chill while watching the beautiful view of the sunset. Definitely will return."…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep,2020

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$228 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
21.08 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)

"Perfect place for family getaway...spectacular view"…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep,2020

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Hilton Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$104 per night from 11 Dec to 12 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
0.52 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (711 reviews)

"Staffs were so friendly and professional:) especially the staff at restaurants & bar & gym & pool & door man. The room was spacious s and clean. Nice Breakfast. Nice view from swimming pool and the rooftop bar."…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep,2020

Hilton Kota Kinabalu
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
The price is SG$89 per night from 11 Dec to 12 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
0.7 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (1,000 reviews)

"Everything is in order. Except for the car park. Best you drive a more expensive vehicle such that you may be treated differently!"…"

Reviewed on 30 Aug,2020

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Gayana Marine Resort
5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$395 per night from 10 Dec to 11 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
4.5 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (394 reviews)

"Diving was moderate. Overall rather expensive compared to Malaysian standards. Super service! Staff was extremely attentive. Monkeys were enjoying!"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar,2020

Gayana Marine Resort
OYO 777 Epal Hotel
2 out of 5
Free cancellation
The price is SG$28 per night from 9 Dec to 10 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
1.17 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (17 reviews)

"Great location. The amenities were quite old and should be replaced ideally. I was disappointed that there wasn't a fridge in my room while there was one in the room where I stayed the previous time."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb,2020

OYO 777 Epal Hotel
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$406 per night from 10 Dec to 11 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
8 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (132 reviews)

"The staff where amazing, so helpful, friendly and happy. The staff we encountered made every possible attempt to accommodate us at every turn, we wanted for nothing at Bunga Raya Resort. The resort was breathtaking, we stayed in a villa with an amazing view overlooking the bay. Our villa was huge, ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan,2020

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$157 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
15.5 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (749 reviews)

"The room was not ready when we arrived at hotel, towels were not allocated in the room, room service took a long time every time."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan,2020

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Iskandar Sinsuran Guesthouse
2 out of 5
Lot 4, 2nd Floor, Block M, Sinsuran Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$22 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
0.21 km from city centre
3.4/5Good! (68 reviews)
WORTH THE PRICE

"It was great! The toilet was clean enough to use and simple utilities such as soap and towels were provided. Air cond was in great condition as well! TV was outdated with only 1 grainy channel but that's ok, we used the guesthouse fast wifi instead. No parking was provided so opt to park elsewhere ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Dec,2019

Iskandar Sinsuran Guesthouse
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$75 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
2.27 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (998 reviews)

"Breakfast need to be improved....................."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan,2020

The Pacific Sutera Hotel
Hotel DeLeeton
3 out of 5
Lot 45-46, Block E, Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$39 per night from 7 Dec to 8 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
0.23 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (75 reviews)

"I booked a room, with very little notice and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Always trying to help."…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb,2020

Hotel DeLeeton
Sky Hotel Kota Kinabalu
The price is SG$58 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
0.89 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (399 reviews)

"Swimming pool"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar,2020

Sky Hotel Kota Kinabalu
One Hotel Lintas Jaya
The price is SG$41 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
5.41 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (10 reviews)
Clean basic room.

"We needed somewhere to get our head down between flights. Friendly receptionist upon arrival, clean ensuite room but unfortunately noise from other guests moving round the hotel resulted in a poor nights sleep."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar,2018

One Hotel Lintas Jaya
Park Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Lot 11, Block 39, Jln Sentosa, Kg Air, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is SG$31 per night from 17 Dec to 18 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
0.14 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (16 reviews)
Have it elevator

"The budget hotel but the price quite expensive"…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul,2020

Park Hotel
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Visiting Kota Kinabalu

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Kota Kinabalu, and visitors give high marks for the bustling marina and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its parks. Top sights in the city include Sabah State Mosque, Likas Stadium and 1 Borneo Hypermall.

  • There are 398 hotels and other accommodation options in Kota Kinabalu
  • The closest major airport is in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city centre

Getting around Kota Kinabalu

With so many ways to get around, exploring all of Kota Kinabalu is a breeze. To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Tanjung Aru Station. You can find out about your water travel options at the local marina.

Dressing for Kota Kinabalu

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 31°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 24°C
  • From April to June, the average is 32°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 31°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 31°C as the daytime average and 24°C as the night-time average
  • Kota Kinabalu gets about 93 millimetres of rain per year
  • April and May are usually the hottest months averaging 31°C, while June and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 24°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Kota Kinabalu?
Signel Hostel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This property is a short 3-minute walk from Centre Point, and it offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other favourite options based on traveller reviews include Gaya Island Resort and Hotel Gaia 95.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kota Kinabalu, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Kota Kinabalu.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Kota Kinabalu?
Based on reviews, KK Waterfront Hotel is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other choices to stay on the cheap include OYO 89847 Switz Paradise Hotel and Hotel Five 2.
What's the best place to stay for families in Kota Kinabalu?
Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is a top 5-star resort on Expedia for families, and features 2 outdoor pools and a private beach. Other choices for your child-friendly holiday include Borneo Vista Suites Hotel and KK-Suites Residence @ Marina Court. Also, attractions such as Anjung Samudera and Lok Kawi Wildlife Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic getaway to Kota Kinabalu?
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai is a favourite 4.5-star resort for couples, and features 24-hour room service and a full-service spa. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Gayana Marine Resort and Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Kota Kinabalu?
Balada Hostel is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers a rooftop terrace and free WiFi for its human guests.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Kota Kinabalu?
Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is a top 5-star beachfront resort offering 2 outdoor pools and 6 restaurants, located within a short 1-minute walk of Dalit Beach . Other good options for your stay near the beach include Borneo Beach Villas and Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Kota Kinabalu?
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu is a 5-star hotel with 4 restaurants and 2 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Shangri La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa and Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa are other upscale choices for your holiday.
What's the best boutique hotel in Kota Kinabalu?
Gayana Marine Resort is a favourite 5-star resort with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 52 guestrooms, 2 restaurants and a poolside bar. Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa and Gaya Island Resort are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Kota Kinabalu?
Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is a 5-star resort featuring 2 outdoor pools and a private beach, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options to stay near a golf course include The Magellan Sutera Resort and Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai. You can tee off at Borneo Golf and Country Club during your trip.
What are some hotels with pools in Kota Kinabalu?
Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is a popular 5-star resort featuring 2 outdoor swimming pools, a children’s pool and a private beach. Other choices that offer an on-site pool include Shangri La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa and C’haya Hotel.

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