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Kota Kinabalu is located in Malaysia.

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Wah May Hotel *

The Wah May Hotel located in downtown Kota Kinabalu. It features rooms with free WiFi and a television. The reception is open 24 hours a day. All rooms at the May Wah Hotel have air conditioning and private bathroom. Number of rooms: 24.

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Promenade Hotel, Kota Kinabalu ****

The Promenade Hotel offers beachfront accommodations with private bathroom and is located in the central business district of Kota Kinabalu. It has two restaurants, an outdoor pool and a bar. Number of rooms: 451.

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Marina Court Resort Condominium *

Located near the waterfront, Marina Court Resort Condominium offers spacious apartments near central Kota Kinabalu. A swimming pool and gymnasium are provided. Number of rooms: 94.

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Promenade Hotel Apartments **

Promenade Hotel Apartments is located at Api-Api Centre in Kota Kinabalu. The hotel offers modern accommodation, free Wi-Fi in its business centre and easy access to the entertainment areas. Number of rooms: 113.

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Marina City Stay ***

Located in Kota Kinabalu’s city centre in the Marina Court Resorts & Condominium, Marina City Stay offers spacious 3-bedroom apartments with a private balcony and fully equipped kitchen. Number of rooms: 2.

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Ming Garden Hotel ****

The Ming Garden is a modern hotel in the central business district of Kota Kinabalu, 10 minutes drive from Kota Kinabalu. Number of rooms: 244.

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Ming Garden Residences ****

Ming Garden Residence offers modern apartment-style rooms in Kota Kinabalu's Central Business District, a 10-minute drive from Kota Kinabalu Airport. Offering free Wi-Fi, it also has an outdoor pool and pampering spa services. Number of rooms: 356.

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Borneo Holiday Homes Serviced Apartment @ 1Borneo Tower B ****

Located above the 1Borneo Hypermall, these modern apartments offer panoramic views of the mountains and the sea, they offer the comfort of a kitchen and direct access to many shops as well as a health club form. Number of rooms: 10.

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Marina Vacation Condos @ Marina Court Resort Condominium ***

Vacation Condos Marina @ Marina Court Resort Condominium is located just 2 minutes walk from the waterfront of Kota Kinabalu, Warisan Square. It offers self-contained accommodation with free wireless internet, kitchen and laundry facilities. Number of rooms: 15.

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KK Stays Residence @ Marina Court Condominium **

A 15-minute drive from Tanjung Aru Beach, this condominium offers fully furnished apartments with a balcony and free daily housekeeping. It features an outdoor pool and fitness centre. Free private parking is available. Number of rooms: 5.

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List of all hotels in Kota Kinabalu. By default, Kota Kinabalu hotels are sorted by class: the most luxurious hotels in Kota Kinabalu are listed first. You can change the sorting order using the navigation bar above. By clicking the first (leftmost) button you can interchange the direction of sorting between ascending/descending.

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Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa *****

Bunga Raya Island Resort is located at Malohom Bay, Gaya Island off the coast of Borneo. It offers villa accommodation, an outdoor pool, spa, 3 restaurants and free Wi-Fi. Each air-conditioned villa has a private balcony and flat-screen satellite... Number of rooms: 48.

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Gaya Island Resort *****

The luxurious Gaya Island Resort is located in a quiet place, surrounded by coral reefs, sandy beaches and tropical rainforest. This resort, 5 star, is non smoking and features an outdoor swimming pool, yoga classes and spa Village. Number of rooms: 121.

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Gayana Eco Resort *****

Gayana Eco Resort is located on Gaya Island off the coast of Borneo. It features villas with free WiFi and flat-screen satellite TV. It has an outdoor pool, a spa and three restaurants. Number of rooms: 44.

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Hyatt Regency Kinabalu *****

The Hyatt Regency Kinabalu is located downtown Kota Kinabalu. It overlooks the South China Sea. Kota Kinabalu airport is just 15 minutes drive away. The hotel has three restaurants and an outdoor pool. Number of rooms: 288.

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Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu *****

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu offers spacious and modern rooms, offering stunning views over the city, Mount Kinabalu and the South China Sea. It features an outdoor bar and 4 restaurants. Number of rooms: 306.

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Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai *****

Located on the edge of spectacular sandy peninsula and placed in Karambunai hectares of natural surroundings, quest'ambiente offers the ideal backdrop for this luxurious and refined structure. Number of rooms: 485.

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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa *****

The Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa is located in front of a beautiful white sand beach and blue sea in the exotic island of Borneo, the third largest island in the world. Number of rooms: 492.

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The Magellan Sutera *****

This modern complex located 10 minutes from the airport and 5 minutes from the heart of Kota Kinabalu is situated in a large hall with excellent leisure facilities. Number of rooms: 454.

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The Pacific Sutera *****

With luxurious rooms and a dazzling variety of sports facilities, golf and sailing, an inviting atmosphere, the Pacific Sutera is presented as the ideal place to enjoy a relaxing break. Number of rooms: 500.

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Grand Borneo Hotel ****

The Great Borneo Hotel offers a chic and modern accommodation in 1Borneo Hypermall, the largest mall in the state of Sabah. It offers exceptional accommodations close to a multitude of shops. Number of rooms: 325.

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Horizon Hotel ****

The Horizon Hotel with its modern architecture is a welcome addition to the coastal town of Kota Kinabalu, represents but 2 minutes walk from Central Market, it offers free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and a spa for pampering. Number of rooms: 180.

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Lembah Impian Country Homes Resort ****

Lembah Impian Country Homes Resort located in Kota Kinabalu, just 10 minutes drive from Giant Shopping Mall and the Royal Sabah Turf Club. There is free parking and free WiFi. Number of rooms: 33.

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Novotel Kota Kinabalu 1Borneo ****

The chic Novotel One Borneo Kota Kinabalu is integrated with the new 1Borneo Shopping Paradise, with 1.5 Million square feet of shopping, leisure & dining choices. It is the largest shopping and entertainment mall in Sabah. Number of rooms: 263.

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Sabah Oriental Hotel (formerly known as Karamunsing Hotel) ****

Located in a suburban setting of Kinabalu City, this 4-star hotel offers majestic views of Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in South East Asia, the South China Sea, the islands and the bustling city. Number of rooms: 200.

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The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu ****

Palace Hotel offers modern rooms with a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi only a 10-minute drive from Kota Kinabalu Airport. It features an outdoor swimming pool, gym and spa facilities. Number of rooms: 151.

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1 Borneo Tower B Service Apartments ***

1 Borneo Tower B is located within the 1 Borneo Hypermall, which offers visitors a unique shopping experience. It features a fitness centre, an outdoor pool, and spa facilities. Guest Rooms are air-conditioned and offer a balcony. Number of rooms: 13.

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Azzalea Hannah Homestay ***

Azzalea Hannah Homestay provides simple air-conditioned apartments with ample living areas and a well-equipped kitchen in beautiful Kota Kinabalu. It features an outdoor swimming pool, a children’s playground and free private parking on site. Number of rooms: 2.

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BEST WESTERN Kinabalu Daya Hotel ***

Best Western Kinabalu Daya Hotel is located in the heart of Kota Kinabalu city's entertainment and commercial district. The hotel is only a 15-minute drive from the international airport. Number of rooms: 127.

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Celyn Hotel ***

The Celyn Hotel is located in a shopping mall and offers accommodation with excellent value for money and easy access to the city and the Golf Club of Sabah. Number of rooms: 62.

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Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu ***

Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu is located in the city centre, a 10-minute drive from Kota Kinabalu International Airport. It offers a 24-hour front desk, a lobby café and modern accommodation. Number of rooms: 275.

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