Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Hotels
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With lush forests, blue mountains, and riveting sunsets, Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia is surrounded by some of the world's most beautiful landscapes. As you might expect, Kota Kinabalu features a large hospitality sector with several fantastic luxury hotel options. For example, the Gayana Eco Resort mixes hardwood floors, earth tones, and native prints with a modern touch to create rooms that are somehow cozy, elegant, and exotic all at once. Rooms at the Gayana Eco Resort usually cost upwards of $169. However, if you are on a tight budget can you find extremely cheap lodging? Sure you can!

Hipmunk's Best Hotels in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

King Park Hotel Kota Kinabalu
King Park Hotel Kota Kinabalu
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8.0
Excellent
Jalan Masjid Lama, Bandaran Berjaya,, Kota Kinabalu
from $28
Tfl Guesthouse
Tfl Guesthouse
Lorong Fantasi 2, Kota Kinabalu
from $38
Mandarin Hotel
Mandarin Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
No 136 & 138 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu
from $28
HotSpot at City Centre by SSVC
HotSpot at City Centre by SSVC
HotSpot, No. 5, Jalan Laiman Diki, Kota Kinabalu
from $45
Gaya Centre Hotel
Gaya Centre Hotel
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7.7
Good
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens PO Box 13751, Kota Kinabalu
from $40
The Jesselton Hotel
The Jesselton Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
69 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu
from $52
TH Hotel Kota Kinabalu
TH Hotel Kota Kinabalu
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7.9
Good
Kompleks Tabung Haji Kota Kinabalu Jln Sembulan, PO Box 12908, Kota Kinabalu
from $38
Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu
Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu
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8.7
Excellent
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu
from $91
Habiba Suites Hotel And Apartment
Habiba Suites Hotel And Apartment
Jkr 447, Jalan Bukit Bendera, Kota Kinabalu
from $16
Marina Travellers Suite SKY Karamunsing
Marina Travellers Suite SKY Karamunsing
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7.0
Good
16, Lorong Ikan Juara 3 Karamunsing, Kota Kinabalu
from $52
More About Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Hotels...

What Budget Hotels are Available in Kota Kinabalu?

If you are looking for cheap hotels in Kota Kinabalu, you can't do better than the Valley Hotel, which offers rooms for as little as $17 per night. The rooms are utilitarian with little more than a bed, bathroom, desk, and coffeemaker, but, really, what more do you need? If you are looking for something a little more midrange, consider the Jesselton Hotel for $58 per night. Not only does this hotel feature a restaurant, lounge, and bar, but it also has a meeting room that makes it an excellent choice for business travelers. 

What's the Average Price of Airbnbs in Kota Kinabalu?

Generally, you can get a private room for between $18 and $78 a night, while an entire private residence often costs between $90 and $168 per night. As the prices suggest, these rooms range from homely to breathtaking. There are advantages to staying in an Airbnb room. For example, if you stay in a residence, you'll have access to a full kitchen. 

What are Luxury Hotels Like in Kota Kinabalu?

If you're looking for the very best, you could stay at the Bunga Raya Island Resort and Spa for $400 per night. This hotel feels more like staying in a luxurious tropical hut than a traditional hotel room. It also has an amazing spa, business center, and child care options. However, it's very possible to stay in a five-star hotel for just $211 per night, such as at the Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa.