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Discover well-known properties in Kota Kinabalu that are favored by visitors more than others. There are 1,607 hotels in Kota Kinabalu and price data was last updated on mai 24, 2024. The average price for a hotel in Kota Kinabalu is $111/night.
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No 4, Lorong Api-Api 3, Api-Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
This modern hotel in Kota Kinabalu provides complimentary wireless internet, as well as an executive floor and a ballroom. It offers 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
8.3
Excellent
2601 reviews
Location
0.3 mi from city centre
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Boasting an outdoor pool, a sauna and a Jacuzzi, Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu is situated in Kota Kinabalu and provides modern accommodation. It offers 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
9.0
Excellent
2869 reviews
Location
0.4 mi from city centre
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Asia City 3, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
The hotel is located in Kota Kinabalu and is close to Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre. It also offers an outdoor pool, massage services and a sauna.
8.9
Excellent
2084 reviews
Location
0.1 mi from city centre
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Offering views of Kota Kinabalu, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu is located in a well-known shopping area, plus boasts a sauna and an outdoor pool. It also provides free private parking on site and the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre are a brief car trip away.
Free Wi-Fi
8.5
Excellent
1824 reviews
Location
0.7 mi from city centre
41, Jalan Gaya, Pusat Bandar, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre is situated in Kota Kinabalu and is close to the area's tourist attractions. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and an express check-in and check-out feature.
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
8.0
Excellent
2966 reviews
Location
1.0 mi from city centre
Unit 25-28, Ground Floor, Block D, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
The Klagan Hotel is located in Kota Kinabalu and features free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to sightsee in the area.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.8
Excellent
1131 reviews
Location
0.3 mi from city centre
Lot G-23A, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel provides 5-star accommodation in Kota Kinabalu. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and meeting rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.8
Excellent
1597 reviews
Location
0.3 mi from city centre
Pantai Dalit, Tuaran, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Set between a beachfront and a nature reserve, Shangri-La Rasa Ria Kota Kinabalu features relaxing stays in elegantly furnished guest rooms, award-winning restaurants, and a selection of therapeutic treatments at the spa. It is a 5-star accommodation overlooking the South China Sea.
8.8
Excellent
1723 reviews
Location
13.4 mi from city centre
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens P.O. Box 13751, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Gaya Centre Hotel is situated in the city's famous tourism and shopping area. Just 10 minutes' stroll from Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, the hotel provides guests with an ideal base when in Kota Kinabalu.
Free Wi-Fi
8.4
Excellent
1456 reviews
Location
0.9 mi from city centre
Lorong Ming Garden, Jalan Coastal, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Located within walking distance of Secretariat Railway Station, Ming Garden Hotel & Residences offers guests an ideal base when in Kota Kinabalu. It also offers a free shuttle service, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi
8.0
Excellent
1453 reviews
Location
0.5 mi from city centre

Tips for booking hotels in Kota Kinabalu

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Kota Kinabalu. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on mai 24, 2024.
Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Kota Kinabalu:$111/night
Cheapest price found:$6/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$91 - $142
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$92 - $135
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Top-rated Kota Kinabalu hotels

Browse through properties in Kota Kinabalu that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 1,607 properties in Kota Kinabalu and data was last updated on mai 24, 2024.
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Polish Bay Gaya Island Po Box 22036, 88778 Luyang Kota Kinabalu, Borneo Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
5.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$214
Avg. per night
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
2.5 mi from city centre
Pool
$181
Avg. per night
Jalan Pantai, Locked Bag 2084, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$59
Avg. per night
Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
3.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$194
Avg. per night
Lorong Kemajuan Karamunsing, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$24
Avg. per night
Lot 95, Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$24
Avg. per night
C-16-G, Signature Office, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$25
Avg. per night
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1.0 mi from city centre
$124
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Discover affordable stays in Kota Kinabalu that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Kota Kinabalu can be found for as low as $9 per night. There is currently one property in Kota Kinabalu that can be booked for this price. Impiana Mutiara Hotel is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Kota Kinabalu. Price data was last updated on mai 24, 2024
Currently, these are the lowest-priced hotels in Kota Kinabalu we've come across for the dates selected. Prices will typically fluctuate depending on the dates selected, star rating of hotel, and hotel location.
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Lot 12 Lorong Perpaduan, Kg. Air, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$9
Avg. per night
Mile 6, Jalan Putatan, Papar, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
3.0 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$10
Avg. per night
Lot 4,5,6, Block A, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$13
Avg. per night
Lot 10, Pekan Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Air Conditioning
$14
Avg. per night
Level 4, 5, And 6 Plaza Wawasan, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$16
Avg. per night
Lot 21 Putatan Plaza, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
5.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$17
Avg. per night
Lot 95 & 96, Lintas Plaza Phase 2C, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
2.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$17
Avg. per night
No. 2, Jalan Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$20
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Kota Kinabalu

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Kota Kinabalu to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Kota Kinabalu at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on mai 24, 2024.
A breakdown of the average price per hotel class in Kota Kinabalu. We've also highlighted the most popular hotels and best value within each hotel class.
2 stars
2 stars and under
C-16-G, Signature Office, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Lot 31, Ground Floor, Block D, Kepayan, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Lot 12 Lorong Perpaduan, Kg. Air, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
3 stars
3 stars
Unit 25-28, Ground Floor, Block D, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
75, Bandaran Berjaya, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens P.O. Box 13751, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
4 stars
4 stars +
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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Other accommodations in Kota Kinabalu

Find the perfect hostel, theme hotel, or vacation rental for your stay in Kota Kinabalu. There are 1,607 hotels in Kota Kinabalu and price data was last updated on mai 24, 2024. The average price for a stay in Kota Kinabalu is $111/night.
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PV 139, Pecinct Dillenia, Telipok, Malaysia
5.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$52
Avg. per night
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$98
Avg. per night
B7-13A 1 Borneo Hypermall, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
5.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$47
Avg. per night
No. 18 Jalan Haji Saman, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.4 mi from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
$114
Avg. per night
Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
9.9 mi from city centre
$83
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Kota Kinabalu

Explore different neighborhoods and areas within Kota Kinabalu to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on mai 24, 2024.
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About Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu continues to find new ways to lure you with its friendly locals, fiery sunsets and natural wonders. Rugged mountain terrain interspersed with secluded beaches meets a charming old-world vibe and thriving music scene.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Most travellers visit Kota Kinabalu for Shangri-La’s Orangutan Care Project, where you can meet orangutans up close. The nature care project raises awareness for endangered species, taking visitors on an excursion through 25 hectares of wild terrain. For an exciting wildlife experience, walk along the hanging canopy bridge and watch as orangutans eat fruit and move from one tree to another.

Spend your evenings sampling delicious Malay fare in the Night Market, dining on fresh seafood at Sedco Square and indulging in local delicacies in Chinatown. Climb Signal Hill Observatory Platform, the highest point in the city, where you can relax on an airy deck with coastal vistas.

Go island hopping in the unspoilt Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park to see beautiful coastal landscapes only 30 minutes away via speedboat. Hike the scenic trails of Gaya, snorkel the clear waters of Sapi and escape the tourist crowds on Mamutik Island.

Adventurous travellers can test their endurance with an excursion to the top of Mount Kinabalu, where they’ll be rewarded with mountain and valley vistas. There are also smaller trails around Kinabalu National Park that reveal scenic viewpoints and exotic wildlife. You can also take a river cruise in the Klias Wetlands reserve to see lush mangrove areas and possibly spot an elusive Proboscis monkey.

Getting Around

Most of Kota Kinabalu’s major attractions are near the city centre, so it’s easily navigated on foot. Minivans and buses are ideal for getting to the airport, while hired drivers are recommended for farther destinations. You can also catch a ferry or cruise to visit islands and nature reserves.

Facts about staying in Kota Kinabalu

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Kota Kinabalu to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on mai 24, 2024.
  • What is the best place in Kota Kinabalu for bars and restaurants?

    Kota Kinabalu is the capital city of Sabah province, located on the island of Borneo, Malaysia. The epicentre of food and drink in the city can be found on Jalan Coastal Road, which offers multiple streets filled with restaurants and bars, with a very modern boardwalk along the ocean side. There are several hotels in Kota Kinabalu available here, like the Promenade Hotel, which will offer travellers a few nights of pub crawls. Stick with the centre of the city for easier access to local bars and restaurants. You'll find a range of Kota Kinabalu accommodation here, including Hotel Deleeton, Monaco Boutique Hotel Kampung, De Galleria Hotel and Hotel Traveller. All of these places are within walking distance of a range of bars on the same street.

  • What is the best place for a family holiday in Kota Kinabalu?

    A good place to have a family holiday in Kota Kinabalu depends on what your family enjoys doing. On one side of the city, there are lakes and jungles and mountains, and on the other side, there are beaches and the ocean. So if your family is adventurous and outgoing, then perhaps camping, hiking or fishing would be suitable for you, but if your family needs to rest and relax, then the beaches in Kota Kinabalu are some of the most pristine in all of Borneo. If you're keen on being beachside, Kota Kinabalu hotels around Tanjung Aru Beach, like Hin Loi Guesthouse or Megah D'Aru Hotel are quality family-friendly options.

  • What are the best things to do and see in Kota Kinabalu?

    There are two things that are very unique that draw travellers to Kota Kinabalu: the beaches and the rainforest. With the city locked between these two biomes, travellers mainly want accommodation that is surrounded by either thick rainforest with hiking trails, rivers and rock pools or long, white beaches with boardwalks and pools. The island of Borneo is also the home island of the orangutan, and there are many orangutan sanctuaries located around the island. The city has many great hiking trails available along thick-jungle walkways around Mount Kinabalu. There is also a large island off the coast of the city, Gaya Island, which has many popular beach resorts and bars.

  • Where are the best places to stay for surfing in Kota Kinabalu?

    Good places to stay in Kota Kinabalu if you're looking to surf would be along the coast of the city. There is minimal surf between the island and the coast of the city, but if you travel further down the city’s coast or to the opposite side of Gaya Island, then you will find a few great beaches to catch some waves. One of the most notable beaches on the mainland is Tanjung Aru Beach, where you'll find accommodation like C'Haya Hotels. Some popular surf spots on Gaya Island are Bungaraya Island Resort and Gaya Island Beach. Although there isn't accommodation on Gaya Island, you'll find a variety of options close to the pier where you'd catch the ferry, like Gaya Centre Hotel, Grandis Hotel and Hotel 7 Suria.

  • What are the best hotels in Kota Kinabalu?

    Kota Kinabalu is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Pantai Inn, which has a current rating of 7.8. For other potential stays, consider Hotel 7 Suria and Hyatt Regency Kinabalu, which can also be great places to stay in Kota Kinabalu.

  • What is a good hotel near Suria Sabah?

    Pantai Inn is a popular hotel near Suria Sabah that is highly recommended, with a score of 7.8 across 1,002 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Kota Kinabalu near All Saints' Cathedral?

    Pantai Inn is rated 7.8 from 1,002 reviews and is close to All Saints' Cathedral.

  • Is there a good hotel near Sutera Harbour?

    If you’re looking for good hotels near Sutera Harbour, consider Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu (rated 9.0 over 2,869 reviews).

  • How much do hotels in Kota Kinabalu cost?

    Hotels in Kota Kinabalu cost an average of $58/night according to HotelsCombined data in the last 72 hours. A 4- or 5-star hotel in Kota Kinabalu had higher average prices of $57/night and $192/night respectively.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Kota Kinabalu?

    Over the last 3 days, Kota Kinabalu hotels have been found for as cheap as $6/night in searches by HotelsCombined users. Prices for this weekend in Kota Kinabalu start from $9 per night when checking in on May 31 and out on Jun 2.

  • How much is a hotel in Kota Kinabalu tonight?

    Users have found prices for hotels in Kota Kinabalu tonight starting as low as $6, rising to an average cost of $61, based on searches in the last 72 hours. Prices start from $57 for a 4-star hotel in Kota Kinabalu for tonight.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Kota Kinabalu?

    The most popular landmark in Kota Kinabalu is Suria Sabah located in Kota Kinabalu, followed by All Saints' Cathedral and Sutera Harbour, located in Kota Kinabalu and Kota Kinabalu, respectively. Depending on where and how long you plan on staying in Kota Kinabalu, you may be able to visit at least one of these cities.

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