Hotels

Resorts, Accommodation

Enjoy a wide range of hotels to choose from during your holiday in Kota Kinabalu - the gateway to explore Sabah's natural and cultural wonders. Listed below are major hotels, resorts and apartments in and around the city, including luxury and budget accommodation for family, business or travel. Peruse the photos and facts for each hotel and evalutate the look, environment, facilities and amenities to make an informed decision. Next, a room booking option is provided at each hotel page to finalise the choice, with competitive rates courtesy of Agoda. Finally, travel outside local school and public holidays to enjoy a less crowded environment and even better hotel rates.

Magellan Sutera Resort
The Magellan Sutera is a luxury hotel situated in Sutera Harbour Resort, providing boutique accommodation with a view overlooking the marina, garden and islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park at sea. Located only a few km away from KK City Center and also near the airport, it's an exclusive family getaway with many activities to enjoy.
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Pacific Sutera Hotel
The Pacific Sutera is the second luxury hotel in Sutera Harbour Resort, providing boutique accommodation for family, business or travel. Guests have a wide range of food & beverage outlets, facilities and activities to keep entertained. The hotel overlooks the famed marina with views of Mount Kinabalu. Also located a few km away from KK City Center and near the airport.
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Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu is a luxury hotel in the heart of KK City Center, overlooking the Waterfront and famous Filipino Market next to sea. Providing boutique accommodation in a plush setting, this hotel is suitable for family or business with signature restaurants, an outdoor pool, fitness center, spa, wellness centers and boutique function rooms.
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Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu is a luxury hotel overlooking the Waterfront in KK City Center, providing boutique accommodation in plush rooms with views of the city and islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park at sea. This classy hotel features local and international cuisine, an outdoor pool, spa and many more facilities for family and business.
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Horizon Hotel
Horizon Hotel is an elegant business hotel in the center of KK City, providing chic boutique accommodation that also appeals to family and travellers. Its strategic location ensures easy access on foot to many tourist attractions, shopping complexes, restaurants and services in town.
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Promenade Hotel
Promenade Hotel is an established family hotel overlooking Anjung Senja with easy access to the Waterfront along the city's southern coastline. Providing a wide range of accommodation and facilities for leisure and business, this hotel is nestled opposite the premier Oceanus Waterfront Mall.
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Hotel Grandis
Hotel Grandis is a business hotel that adjoins Suria Sabah Shopping Mall, with very quick access on foot to Jesselton Point. Enjoy boutique family and executive accommodation with a wide range of facilities, including a popular bar on the rooftop that faces the sky and sea for incredible sunsets.
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Hotel Shangri-La
Hotel Shangri-La is an established family hotel at Bandaran Berjaya, nestled at the back of KK City Center with views of the cosmopolitan landscape or jungle. Located near Kampung Air and Padang Merdeka Bus Terminal, this hotel provides comfortable accommodation with a decent range of facilities.
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Jesselton Hotel
Jesselton Hotel is the oldest hotel in KK City Center, having been established since 1954. Providing boutique accommodation along the famous Gaya Street, this hotel is also within easy walking distance to Waterfront and Jesselton Point. Many restaurants, shops and services in the vicinity.
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Hotel Sixty3
Hotel Sixty3 is a popular family hotel along the elite row of Gaya Street, featuring boutique accommodation in a retro setting complete with modern amenities and facilities. The hotel is within easy walking distance to the Waterfront and Jesselton Point where guests can ride speedboats to Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.
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The Klagan Hotel
The Klagan Hotel is a family hotel in Warisan Square, located opposite the Waterfront with quick access to Filipino Market on foot. Featuring comfortable budget accommodation in 208 spacious rooms, and connected to a diverse variety of entertainment, shopping and restaurants within the complex. 
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Ming Garden Hotel & Residence
Ming Garden Hotel & Residences is a business and family hotel south of KK City Center along Jalan Coastal Highway (leading to KK airport) between Sembulan and Sutera Harbour Resort. Boutique accommodation with modern amenities, comforts and free shuttle service to explore the city.
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Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu
Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu is a contemporary hotel providing business and family accommodation in a classy boutique setting from the back of KK City Center next to Padang Merdeka. A value-for-money choice among travellers, the hotel is also near Gaya Street and Atkinson Clock Tower.
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Gaya Centre Hotel
Gaya Centre Hotel is a family hotel at KK City Center, located opposite Suria Sabah Shopping Mall between the Waterfront and Jesselton Point. Overlooking the city and sea on both sides, the hotel provides comfortable accommodation with modern amenities and quick access on foot to Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal.
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Grand Borneo Hotel
Grand Borneo Hotel is a business hotel at Likas integrated with 1Borneo Shopping Mall, providing both executive and family accommodation in a contemporary boutique setting. Located 10km north of KK City Center, the hotel faces the highway with a wide range of facilities and services.
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The Klagan Regency Hotel
Formerly the Novotel, Klagan Regency Hotel is an executive hotel providing family and business accommodation with modern amenities at 1Borneo Shopping Complex, about 10km north of KK City Center. Easy access to convenient shopping along with entertainment, recreation and food & beverage outlets. 
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Courtyard Hotel
Another hotel integrated with 1Borneo Shopping Complex, providing budget family accommodation.
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  Cititel Express
A simple but efficient hotel for convenient modern accommodation in the heart of KK City Center.
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Sabah Oriental Hotel
A large family hotel situated between the airport and KK City Center near Karamunsing and Sembulan.
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The Palace Hotel
A family hotel perched on a hill surrounded by lush greenery at Karamunsing, south of KK City Center.
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TH Hotel & Residence
An Islamic hotel that provides comfortable boutique accommodation at Sembulan near the airport.
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  C'haya Hotel
A family hotel with business accommodation near Tanjung Aru Beach and Terminal 2 of the airport.
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Resorts

Gayana Eco Resort
Gayana Eco Resort is a luxury hotel at Pulau Gaya, the largest island of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park off KK City Center. This exclusive retreat features boutique accommodation in ethnic villas with plush amenities and comforts, with access by speedboat from Jesselton Point. Home of Marine Ecology Research Center (MERC).
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Bunga Raya Island Resort
Bunga Raya Island Resort is a sister property of Gayana Eco Resort, also located on Pulau Gaya. Nestled at a secluded beach north of the island, this tranquil getaway provides boutique villa accommodation with beautiful views of the sea and rainforest. Also enjoy an infinity pool and various nature activities. Access by speedboat from Jesselton Point.
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Gaya Island Resort
Gaya Island Resort is a luxury hotel under the YTL banner at Pulau Gaya, providing boutique accommodation in villas draped along the hills that overlook mangroves, rainforest, sea and Mount Kinabalu on a clear morning. Access is from Gaya Lounge at Sutera Harbour Resort's marina.
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Manukan Island Resort
Manukan Island Resort provides the official accommodation of Pulau Manukan, the second largest island of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Comprised of single and double-storey villas along the hillside and seafront - spacious and suitable for family accommodation by the beach.
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Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa is a luxury hotel at Tanjung Aru Beach, located near Terminal 2 of the airport and a short distance away by car from the city. This beautiful resort comes complete with plush facilities and family activities, along with a marina for access to KK's islands.
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Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort
Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort is a luxury hotel at Dalit Bay in Tuaran, about 45km north of KK City. Set on a 400-acre nature reserve with a private beach and Orang-Utan sanctuary, the hotel is a favourite family getaway for leisure and a chance to get up close with the magnificent wild apes of Borneo.
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Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Nexus Resort & Spa is a luxury hotel along the Karambunai Peninsular in Tuaran, about 30 km north of KK City Center. Nestled on a vast 3,335 acres of natural and landscaped surroundings, this family resort features 6km of private beachfront with beautiful seas and a championship golf course.
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Borneo Beach Villas
Borneo Beach Villas are a collection of luxury homes and suites on the same property as Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai, sharing some of its facilities but the same majestic beachfront. Ideal for family getaways in a boutique home away from home, along with private lap and wading pools for villa units.
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Beringgis Beach Resort
Beringgis Beach Resort is a family hotel at the coastal town of Papar, providing a secluded getaway to the sand and sea about 38km south of KK City Center. The resort provides accommodation in 130 boutique rooms equipped with modern amenities and features a luxuriant spa villa.
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Kasih Sayang Health Resort
Kasih Sayang Health Resort provides the nearest highland resort accommodation to KK, being only 20km north of the city at Menggatal near Inanam. The accommodation is simple but cozy - the real attraction is the cooling climate and views of the landscape from 700 meters above sea-level.
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Apartments

Sky Hotel Karamunsing
A boutique apartment providing upmarket family accommodation at Karamunsing, south of KK City.
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Marina Court Resort Condominium
KK's most popular family apartment nestled in the heart of the city with easy access to Waterfront.
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1Borneo Condominium
Apartment blocks at 1Borneo Shopping Complex in Lixas featuring modern accommodation.
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Api-Api Center
A series of low-rise budget apartments providing family accommodation in KK City Center above shophouses.
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Likas Square Apartment Hotel
Family apartments about 5km away across the hills from KK City Center, near Likas Sports Complex.
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Habiba Suites Hotel & Apartment
A budget family apartment perched on Signal Hill near the observatory - magnificent view of sea and city.
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Mount Kinabalu

Kinabalu Park Hotel
Official park accommodation at Mount Kinabalu, managed by Sutera Sanctuary Lodges. Choose from premier chalets, budget chalets, hostel dormitories and twin-sharing rooms nestled around the park - most with glorious views of Mount Kinabalu. Common restaurant and facilities at Liwagu Suites.
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Mesilau Nature Resort
Official accommodation of Mesilau Nature Resort, an alternative gateway to climbing Mount Kinabalu. Managed by Sutera Sanctuary Lodges, choose from dormitory, room and chalet accommodation in magnificient montane surroundings with dramatic views of Mount Kinabalu's eastern ridge.
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Mount Kinabalu Heritage Resort & Spa
Perched on a hill overlooking Kundasang town, Mount Kinabalu Heritage Resort & Spa (formerly Perkasa Hotel) provides family accommodation about 5km downhill from Kinabalu Park or 8km away from Mesilau Nature Resort. Alternative accommodation with convenient facilities and services at town.
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Poring Hot Spring Hotel
Official accommodation of Poring Hot Springs, managed by Sutera Sanctuary Lodges. Hostel and chalet accommodation ranging between budget and luxury. Located in a remote area, the hotel has a single restaurant but more eateries and convenience stores are available just outside the entrance.
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Budget Hotels

Best Western Kinabalu Daya Hotel
Business hotel in the heart of KK City Center, providing modern accommodation.
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Zara's Boutique Hotel
A boutique family hotel near the airport in Harbour City, Sembulan, about 1km south of KK City Center.
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Mandarin Hotel
A strategically-located family hotel at Gaya Street, near many tourist attractions and conveniences.
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Oceania Hotel
A family hotel with sea themes in Sadong Jaya at Karamunsing, located just south of KK City Center.
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Winner Hotel
A family hotel along the inner city highway at Kampung Air, strategic access to tourist attractions.
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Celyn City Hotel
A boutique hotel in Warisan Square Shopping Complex, easy access to Waterfront.
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Lintas View Hotel
A business hotel at Lintas Plaza, a popular urban center in Luyang, around 4km east of the city.
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  Putatan Platinum Hotel
A large boutique hotel in Putatan, a commercial township 10km south of KK with city shuttle service.
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Epal Hotel
A cosy boutique hotel at Sadong Jaya in Karamunsing, nestled south of KK City.
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Lucky 11 Hotel
A simple hotel with family rooms in KK City Center, near Gaya Street, eateries and shops.
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Ease Hotel
A budget hotel in Warisan Square offering boutique rooms and quick access to Waterfront on foot.
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KK Waterfront Hotel
Another budget hotel at Warisan Square Shopping Complex - simple and clean rooms near Waterfront.
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Grand M Hotel
A family hotel among the shophouses of Kampung Air right opposite City Park Bus Terminal.
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Hotel Puri 36
A budget hotel at Inanam, 6km north of KK near the long-distance bus terminal for Sabah East Coast.
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Celyn Hotel City Mall
A family hotel nestled inside City Mall Complex at Lintas Highway, 5km away from the city.
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Century Hotel
An established family hotel providing simple but functional rooms at Bandaran Berjaya in KK City.
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Hotel Eden54
A boutique hotel along the elite row of shophouses at Gaya Street, very near Jesselton Point.
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King Park Hotel
A towering family hotel providing accommodation at Bandaran Berjaya in the city center.
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KK Times Square Hotel
A popular boutique hotel nestled in KK Times Square - an urban hub for entertainment and shopping.
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Manja Hotel
Another boutique hotel in KK Times Square, which features the premier lifestyle mall IMAGO.
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Emninent Hotel
A boutique hotel 6km south of KK City in Penampang, with shuttle service between city and airport.
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Asiana Hotel
A family hotel in Sembulan off KK City - very near Double Six Monument in Grace Park on foot.
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Hotel Yaho
A budget hotel in Sembulan, about 1km away from the city center and near the airport.
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Tang Dynasty Park Hotel
A large family hotel in Sadong Jaya, off Karamunsing - just outside KK City Center and 4km from the airport.
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Cathay Hotel
A budget hotel at Sedco Complex in Kampung Air, a short distance away from the Waterfront.
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Tang Dynasty Bay Hotel
A large budget inn 18km north of KK City in Sepanggar, near the port and 1Borneo Shopping Mall in Likas.
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Goldenhill Hotel
A cozy budget hotel at Tanjung Aru Beach, located very near Terminal 2 of the airport.
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Le Hotel
A comfortable budget inn at Warisan Square Shopping Complex, with direct access to Waterfront.
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KK Suites Hotel
A boutique hotel at a corner along Gaya Street, surrounded by numerous eateries and shops.
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Park Hotel
A budget inn at Kampung Air providing simple accommodation near the Waterfront.
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De Galleria Hotel
A cosy budget inn at Kampung Air, within walking distance to Waterfront and Filipino Market.
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Maxim Hotel
A budget city inn among the shophouses of Bandaran Berjaya, near Padang Merdeka Bus Terminal.
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Hotel Garden
A budget hotel at Australia Place, an old part of town near Atkinson Clock Tower and Signal Hill.
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Pantai Inn
A large budget inn near Gaya Street providing no-frills accommodation near shops, restaurants and services.
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Casuarina Hotel
A cosy family hotel near Tanjung Aru Beach and Terminal 2 of the airport.
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Crown Borneo Hotel
A family hotel near Terminal 2 of the airport in Tanjung Aru, within moderate walking distance to First Beach.
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Hotel Holiday
A basic, no-frills budget inn with a good location near the Waterfront and Filipino Market.
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Hotel Capital
A large budget hotel in the heart of KK City Center, providing easy access to Waterfront and Gaya Street.
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Adel Hotel
A budget hotel in Putatan providing boutique accommodation, about 4km south of the airport.
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Switz Paradise
A budget inn nestled inside Star City Shopping Complex at KK City, near Kampung Air.
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Aston Boutec Hotel
A cosy boutique hotel in Lintas Plaza, a bustling urban hub located 4km east of KK City Center.
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Hii-5 Hotel
A budget inn with simple accommodation at Kampung Air relatively near Waterfront and Gaya Street.
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