Kota Kinabalu hotels

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
4 Dec — 5 Dec2
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Sat 4/12
Sun 5/12

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Low season

October

High season

July

Average price (weeknight)

AED 190

Average price (weekend night)

AED 185
Cheapest month to stay with an average 17% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 154% 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

Most recommended Kota Kinabalu hotels

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Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Lounge
AED 105+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Borneo Beach Villas - Kota Kinabalu - Pool
Borneo Beach Villas
7.8 Good
AED 100+
AED 100+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
AED 137+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
The Magellan Sutera Resort - Kota Kinabalu - Balcony
The Magellan Sutera Resort - Kota Kinabalu - Balcony
The Magellan Sutera Resort
8.6 Excellent
AED 170+
AED 170+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Gaya Centre Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Gaya Centre Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Gaya Centre Hotel
7.8 Good
AED 25+
AED 25+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
8.2 Excellent
AED 50+
AED 50+
Parking
Pool
Air conditioning
Grandis Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Grandis Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Grandis Hotel
8.5 Excellent
AED 66+
AED 66+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Hilton Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Lounge
Hilton Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Lounge
Hilton Kota Kinabalu
8.9 Excellent
AED 71+
AED 71+
Pool
Air conditioning
Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Building
AED 26+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Horizon Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Horizon Hotel - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Horizon Hotel
8.4 Excellent
AED 48+
AED 48+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Sabah Oriental Hotel - Kota Kinabalu
Sabah Oriental Hotel - Kota Kinabalu
Sabah Oriental Hotel
7.4 Good
AED 26+
AED 26+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Restaurant
Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Restaurant
Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu
8.7 Excellent
AED 81+
AED 81+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
8.3 Excellent
AED 62+
AED 62+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu - Building
Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu
8.1 Excellent
AED 29+
AED 29+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning

Kota Kinabalu hotels near Centre Point Sabah

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Ganang Village Rest House - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
AED 18+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Sabah Luxury Cozy Family Suite - Kota Kinabalu - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Pool

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When to book a hotel in Kota Kinabalu

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Top tips for finding perfect 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 October and August.
  • 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, Saturday, 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 3 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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