Kota Kinabalu hotels

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Kota Kinabalu
Jun 25 — Jun 262
Kota Kinabalu
Sat 25/6
Sun 26/6

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Low season

May

High season

March

Average price (weeknight)

R718

Average price (weekend night)

R823
Cheapest month to stay with an average 34% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 118% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

Best Kota Kinabalu hotels

Top rated hotels in Kota Kinabalu

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Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Restaurant
Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu
8.9 Excellent
R1 181+
R1 181+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Lounge
R2 842+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Hotel Sixty3 - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Hotel Sixty3 - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Hotel Sixty3
8.8 Excellent
R607+
R607+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
8.9 Excellent
R5 092+
R5 092+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
The Magellan Sutera Resort - Kota Kinabalu - Golf course
The Magellan Sutera Resort - Kota Kinabalu - Golf course
The Magellan Sutera Resort
8.6 Excellent
R1 533+
R1 533+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Lobby
The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Lobby
R655+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Gayana Marine Resort - Kota Kinabalu - Patio
Gayana Marine Resort - Kota Kinabalu - Patio
Gayana Marine Resort
8.7 Excellent
R3 911+
R3 911+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Horizon Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Horizon Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Horizon Hotel
8.5 Excellent
R830+
R830+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
8.5 Excellent
R1 117+
R1 117+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Gaya Island Resort - Kota Kinabalu - Restaurant
Gaya Island Resort - Kota Kinabalu - Restaurant
Gaya Island Resort
8.5 Excellent
R5 077+
R5 077+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
The Pacific Sutera Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Living room
The Pacific Sutera Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Living room
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
8.4 Excellent
R1 229+
R1 229+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
The Klagan Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Lobby
The Klagan Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Lobby
The Klagan Hotel
8.4 Excellent
R1 038+
R1 038+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
The Jesselton Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Lobby
The Jesselton Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Lobby
The Jesselton Hotel
8.3 Excellent
R798+
R798+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Jesselton Cabin - Kota Kinabalu - Restaurant
Jesselton Cabin - Kota Kinabalu - Restaurant
Jesselton Cabin
8.3 Excellent
R176+
R176+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu
8.2 Excellent
R766+
R766+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Hotel Shangri-La Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Lobby
Hotel Shangri-La Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Lobby
R495+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Hotel Eden54 - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Hotel Eden54 - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Hotel Eden54
8.4 Excellent
R463+
R463+
Air conditioning
C'Haya Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Living room
C'Haya Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Living room
C'Haya Hotel
8.1 Excellent
R718+
R718+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning

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Top tips for finding Kota Kinabalu hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Kota Kinabalu, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Kota Kinabalu in May and June.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Kota Kinabalu if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Kota Kinabalu accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Kota Kinabalu for 4 days.
  • 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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Beringgis Beach Resort & Spa7.5/10 ratingout of 41 reviews · R47 avg price/ night
PROS: Location and staff was good , but rooms need to be up graded. Room service food very bad.CONS: WiFi very slow, breakfast food,
Anonymous (Jan 1 2020)
Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu8.9/10 ratingout of 78 reviews · R58 avg price/ night
PROS: Quick efficient staff, good restaurants, clean rooms, adequate space in the room, central locationCONS: 2 of 4 elevators not functioning but didn’t have to wait too long though
Anonymous (Dec 25 2018)

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