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Kota Kinabalu Accommodation

It's impossible to have too much choice. You can pick from a sensational 133 accommodations in Kota Kinabalu. Take a look at the awesome bargains ready for you to book on Wotif.

How does drinking a glass of vino in a hot, steamy bath and snuggling in a big, decadent bed sound to you? Like a dream come true? Then you really should book a room at the Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa (Polish Bay, Gaya Island) or the Gayana Marine Resort (Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park). Alternatively, if all you're looking for is a place to keep your clothes and get a good night's shut-eye, the Mandarin Hotel (No 136 & 138) or the Victoria Hotel & Hostel (No. 17, Jalan Sentosa) will work just fine.

Car Hire in Kota Kinabalu

Headed to Kota Kinabalu International Airport? Pick up your keys at Europcar and hit the road without delay.

Holidays to Kota Kinabalu

Sick of listening to your mates brag about their unreal holidays? Don't want to look at another envy-inducing travel pic on your social media feed? It's time to enjoy your own awe-inspiring adventure in Kota Kinabalu. Get the ball rolling right now by getting to know the basics.

Kota Kinabalu is 1 600 kilometres east of the national capital, Kuala Lumpur, and 35 kilometres north of Papar.

With so many terrific activities on offer in the area, it's not difficult to see why approximately 460 000 people call this part of Sabah home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Life's way too short to jealously scroll through pictures of other people's getaways. It's time to take a leap and find out what this big old world has to offer.

We've put together a list of awesome Kota Kinabalu experiences for you to have a gander at:

If money is looking a little tight, don't worry! There's also a ton of free activities that you can experience while you're in Kota Kinabalu:

  • Hear the stories and learn the secrets of the past at the Petagas War Memorial. This historic landmark is a terrific place to expand on your knowledge of the area without spending a dime.

  • Slip on some comfy shoes and soak up the local atmosphere in Sedco Square. It's a wonderful spot to get some retail therapy too.

  • While away the arvo having a look around Kota Kinabalu Central Market, Gaya Street Sunday Market, the Atkinson Clock Tower and Filipino Market.

  • Try to find the answers to some of life's most perplexing questions at religious sites like the Sabah State Mosque, All Saint's Cathedral, the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and St. Michael Church Penampang. You just never know where you'll find enlightenment.

  • Wander around Signal Hill Observatory Platform and bask in the calm surroundings — it's a fantastic spot get back in touch with nature.

  • Find a nice shady spot to sprawl out on and treat yourself to a picnic at Tanjung Aru Perdana Park, Sabah Agricultural Park, Tabin Wildlife Reserve and Orchid De Villa.

Must-see Kota Kinabalu

Prepare to be impressed when you take a look at some of the city's popular sights. The Sabah State Mosque and 1 Borneo Hypermall are just some of the reasons why you won't want to leave.

Centre Point is the place to go to scratch that shopping itch. Whether you're after fancy clothes or a bag full of bargains, this thriving mall is sure to have the goods. But don't end your sightseeing there. Whether you're in need of essentials you forgot to pack or some souvenirs for friends back home, City Mall is an awesome place to go. Seeking more options? Take a moment to ponder while you're visiting All Saint's Cathedral, an influential Catholic building.

Places to Visit Near Kota Kinabalu

There's loads more to discover in the area if you're up for a road trip. Tuaran is 25 kilometres away and is home to Upside Down House. Haven't convinced you yet? The Tuaran Crocodile Farm and the Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club are a few more sights which might entice you. Alternatively, go and see what Bongawan is all about. Drop by the Nurul Hidayah Pekan Bongawan Mosque, the Membakut Chinese Temple or the Borneo Golf and Country Club. Or be a champ and see them all.

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Family Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

Pantai Dalit, Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran, Sabah
    5.0 out of 5.0
    4.6 out of 5 (7 reviews)

    Nestled on the beach, this Tuaran resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Dalit Beach, Karambunai Peninsula, and Tuaran Crocodile Farm. 1Borneo Hypermall and Upside ...

    from AU$256

    Borneo Vista Suites Hotel

    Borneo Vista Suites Hotel

    K.K. Suites, Jalan Kemajuan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
      3.5 out of 5.0
      5.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

      Located in Lintas Plaza, this aparthotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Bukit Padang and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Sabah State Mosque. City Mall and Water World Theme Park ...

      from AU$69

      The Pacific Sutera Hotel

      The Pacific Sutera Hotel

      1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
        5.0 out of 5.0
        4.8 out of 5 (11 reviews)

        Nestled on the beach, this Downtown Kota Kinabalu hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sutera Harbour, Sabah State Mosque, and Imago Shopping Mall. Centre Point and ...

        from AU$168

        KK-Suites Residence @ Marina Court

        KK-Suites Residence @ Marina Court

        Blk A, Marina Court Resort Condominium, Jalan Lebuhraya Pantai, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
          3.0 out of 5.0

          Located in the center of Kota Kinabalu, this family-friendly aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Filipino Market and Centre Point. Imago Shopping Mall and ...

          from AU$151

          Romantic Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

          Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai

          Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai

          Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
            4.5 out of 5.0
            3.8 out of 5 (14 reviews)

            This Kota Kinabalu resort is on the beach, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Karambunai Peninsula, and within 12 mi (20 km) of 1Borneo Hypermall and Likas Stadium. University ...

            from AU$221

            Gayana Marine Resort

            Gayana Marine Resort

            Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Gaya Island, Sabah
              5.0 out of 5.0
              5.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

              This family-friendly Gaya Island resort is located on the boardwalk, within 1 mi (2 km) of Wisma Merdeka, Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, and Suria Sabah Shopping ...

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              Celyn Resort Kinabalu

              Celyn Resort Kinabalu

              Kampung Samuruh, Jalan Samuruh Kinoundusan, Ranau, Sabah
                3.0 out of 5.0

                Situated in Kundasang, this romantic hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Mount Kinabalu National Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Kundasang War Memorial and Arnab Village. ...

                from AU$69

                Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa

                Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa

                Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
                  5.0 out of 5.0
                  4.7 out of 5 (3 reviews)

                  This Gaya Island resort is located on the boardwalk, set on a private beach a short distance from Tunku Abdul Rahman Park and Sapi Island. Area attractions also ...

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