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Hilton Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$69 per night from 6 Mar to 7 Mar
Excludes taxes & fees
0.52 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (716 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
Borneo Aloha Sutera 2 Bedroom Units
3 out of 5
Sutera Ave Residences, Coastal Highway, KK Times Square, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is SG$55 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
Excludes taxes & fees
1.52 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)

"The apartement was clean & staff also pleasant. Very comfortable and reasonable price(Rm290 for 2 night). Somehow, pool was closing early 10pm. The most complicated things is high security. They provide you two card(1 car park access & door access). Everytime you want to leave the place. You need ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep,2020

Borneo Aloha Sutera 2 Bedroom Units
Ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam Hotel
3 out of 5
No 1 Jalan Taipan 28 Inanam, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$45 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
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
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CJ Residence
2.5 out of 5
#4, 2nd Floor, Block J, Sinsuran Shopping Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is SG$27 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
Excludes taxes & fees
0.05 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)

"I like the massage chair.. Very comfortable place.. Very clean.. Got coffee tea.."…"

Reviewed on 5 Dec,2020

CJ Residence
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Pantai Dalit, Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$182 per night from 1 Apr to 2 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
21.08 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 28 Sep,2020

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
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$188 per night from 29 Mar to 30 Mar
Excludes taxes & fees
4.32 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (999 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
The Magellan Sutera Resort
5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$86 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
Excludes taxes & fees
1.9 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"Enjoy👍👍👍👍👍 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👍👍👍👍👍👍👍"…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep,2020

The Magellan Sutera Resort
Borneo Beach Villas
4 out of 5
Pool Villa 161, Precinct Dillenia, Jalan Sepanggar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$99 per night from 7 Mar to 8 Mar
Excludes taxes & fees
17.13 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (305 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 24 Feb,2020

Borneo Beach Villas
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5
Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$117 per night from 6 Mar to 7 Mar
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
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellation
The price is SG$88 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
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
Hotel 7 Suria
Suria, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$26 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
Excludes taxes & fees
1 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (18 reviews)
Terbaik, sesuai untuk ada anak kecil!

"Kali kedua check in hotel ini, sangat recommend tempat untuk family! Bilik luas dan bersih rasa selamat baby explore. Harap selepas ni mereka kekalkan kebersihan setiap penjuru bilik."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct,2020

Hotel 7 Suria
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is SG$88 per night from 5 Mar to 6 Mar
Excludes taxes & fees
0.21 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"spacious room with strategic hotel location in the heart of Kota Kinabalu."…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep,2020

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Gayana Marine Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Gaya Island, Sabah
The price is SG$391 per night from 1 Apr to 2 Apr
Excludes taxes & fees
4.5 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (395 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
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$82 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
Excludes taxes & fees
0.63 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (409 reviews)

"Good service.. All staff freandly.. Nice place..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Dec,2020

Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
The price is SG$443 per night from 1 Apr to 2 Apr
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
Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
4 out of 5
No 4, Lorong Api-Api 3, Api-Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$80 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
Excludes taxes & fees
0.63 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (443 reviews)

"Good location. Overall good. Convenient and centre of city."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan,2021

Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island
3.5 out of 5
Manukan Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Manukan Island, Sabah
The price is SG$163 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
Excludes taxes & fees
7.52 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (68 reviews)

"We had a great stay, the accomodation was very nice and with stunning views!"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan,2020

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is SG$165 per night from 8 Mar to 9 Mar
Excludes taxes & fees
2.27 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 21 Jan,2020

The Pacific Sutera Hotel
Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Kinabalu Park
3 out of 5
Kinabalu National Park, Mt. Kinabalu, Ranau, Sabah
The price is SG$41 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
Excludes taxes & fees
51.98 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (83 reviews)
Value for money

"I stayed at Peak Lodge. The view is beautiful. However , the lodge is a little dated and deserves a refurbishment .overall, it's comfortable without much hassle Staff are very friendly and responsibke .I left so personal belongings behind and Azlan managed to deliver it to KK city to my friend. Thank ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Aug,2020

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Kinabalu Park
Gaya Island Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
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5.18 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (424 reviews)
Beautiful Gaya Island Retreat

"My family and I stayed at GIR for 2 nights and had a great time. The rooms were enormous (complete with separate areas for walk in robes, bathtub, shower, toilet). Room amenities were excellent, with bug spray and ointment for insect bites. Our rooms had fantastic views across the sea to Mt Kinabalu, ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jan,2020

Gaya Island Resort
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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?
Gaya Island Resort is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 5-star resort offers a full-service spa and a restaurant. Other favourite options based on traveller reviews include Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island and Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa.

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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, Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Little Gaya Hotel and Celyn City Hotel.
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 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.
What is the best spa hotel in Kota Kinabalu?
Kinabalu Daya Hotel is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant and a bar. Treat yourself to a massage at Inai Reflexology Kinabalu Daya Hotel. Other popular spa hotels in Kota Kinabalu include Marina Court@niza and YYK 1Borneo Condominium.
What is staying in Kota Kinabalu like?
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 Imago Shopping Mall, 1Borneo Hypermall and Mount Kinabalu National Park. In Kota Kinabalu, there are 509 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What are the top places to visit in Kota Kinabalu?
Cultural venues include Mari Mari Cultural Village and Sabah State Museum. Attractions such as Anjung Samudera, Lok Kawi Wildlife Park and Water World Theme Park are fun for children of all ages. Natural beauty is on display at Mount Kinabalu National Park, Sapi Island and Poring Hot Spring.
What's the seasonal weather in Kota Kinabalu?
The hottest months are usually April and May, with an average temperature of 28°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 27°C. The rainiest months in Kota Kinabalu are October, June, September and November, with each month seeing an average of 323 inches of rainfall.

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