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

KK Privilege Suite 2 @ Sky Hotel KK
KK Privilege Suite 2 @ Sky Hotel KK
16, Lorong Ikan Juara 3 Karamunsing, Kota Kinabalu
from $53
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu
from $74
Makmoor - Home Cyber City Kepayan
Makmoor - Home Cyber City Kepayan
J16-2, Phase 2, Cyber City Kepayan Sabah, Kota Kinabalu
from $78
The Jesselton Hotel
The Jesselton Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
69 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu
from $21
Casuarina Hotel
Casuarina Hotel
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6.9
Good
Lorong Ikan Lais, Jalan Mat Salleh Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
from $5
Sunset Seaview Vacation Condos @ Crystal Condo
Sunset Seaview Vacation Condos @ Crystal Condo
Jalan Kepayan Kobusak, Kota Kinabalu
from $68
The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu
The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu
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7.8
Good
No. 1 Jalan Tangki Karamunsing, Kota Kinabalu
from $17
Gaya Centre Hotel
Gaya Centre Hotel
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7.6
Good
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens PO Box 13751, Kota Kinabalu
from $12
The Klagan Riverson Hotel & Residence
The Klagan Riverson Hotel & Residence
Block B, 3rd Floor, Lorong Riverson Off Jalan Coastal, Kota Kinabalu
from $9
The Crown Borneo Hotel
The Crown Borneo Hotel
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6.8
Good
23 Jalan Pinang Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
from $5
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.