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The Best Muslim-Friendly Homestay in Kota Kinabalu

By Hani - Mar 29, 2019 (Last Updated Apr 09, 2019)

Kota Kinabalu is the capital city of Sabah with multi-ethnicity and religion. It comprises of ethnicity from Bajau, Kadazan-Dusun, Murut, Malay, Suluk and Chinese, while the religion is mainly Christian and Islam, and on some parts, Animism and Paganism are still practiced. In this article we're going to show you some of the Muslim-friendly hotspots that you can't miss while visiting Kota Kinabalu and spend the night in our the best Muslim-friendly homestay in Kota Kinabalu that we've listed out later in the post.


Kota Kinabalu is quite compact and travellers can easily walk through most of the city. But to those who do not wish to walk they can either rent a car or just hail a Grab/taxi. Kota Kinabalu is home to a few beaches, national parks and rainforests. 


When it comes to museums and cultural attractions, Kota Kinabalu does not disappoint either. You can visit the Sabah State Museum for its prehistoric collections and local artefacts and pay a visit to the Museum of Islamic Civilization to learn more about Islamic history and heritage. 


If you'd like to go shopping, Kota Kinabalu offers plenty of shopping options too; from shopping complexes to markets selling local handicrafts and goods. Some of the best places to shop are Kota Kinabalu Handicraft Market, Gaya Street Tamu, Suria Sabah, 1Borneo Hypermall, Centre Point Sabah and more. 


It is easy to locate Halal restaurants around Kota Kinabalu. The best Muslim-friendly (and delicious) restaurants include Ocean Seafood, He Jia Fo Seafood Restaurant, Oriental Cafe, Yummy Kitchen, Nana Optima and more.


There are also a number of mosques in Kota Kinabalu. The most popular mosque in the city is the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, which is also known as the Masjid Bandar. Another well-known mosque in the city is the Sabah State Mosque. 


After a long and tiring day of sightseeing, let's check out the best Muslim-friendly homestay in Kota Kinabalu for your stay below!


Mark Marina Condominium Kota Kinabalu

Mark Marina Condominium Kota Kinabalu is a homestay inside the famous Kota Kinabalu serviced condominium. It is located right in the heart of Kota Kinabalu, near to Philippines Market, Warisan Square, CentrePoint Shopping Mall, Anjung Selera, supermarkets and restaurants. The homestay has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and can comfortably hosts up to 10 guests. Apart from Muslim-friendly, the homestay is fully furnished with hot showers and a bathtub, housekeeping service provided, swimming pool and gym access, free Wifi, airport transfers and car rental services.


Address: Mark Marina Condo, Lorong Api-Api 2, 88000, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. 

No. of Pax: 10

Price:  Starting from RM250 / night


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Windaz Guest Suites @ Sutera Avenue

Windaz Guest Suites @ Sutera Avenue is located in the heart of Kota Kinabalu. The homestay has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathrooms, welcomes guests up to 6 pax at a time. The unit is fully furnished, with free Wifi, free parking, swimming pool access and overlooks the KK Town. It takes only 1.8 km from Imago Shopping Mall and 3 km from the Philippines Market.


Address: 3rd Floor, Block B, Sutera Avenue Off Coastal Highway, Jalan Pantai Baru, 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. 

No. of Pax: 6

Price:  Starting from RM280 / night


Book Now From RM280!  



Dmia Homestay

Dmia Homestay is another Muslim-friendly on our list. It has 3 bedrooms (2 Queen-sized beds and 2 Single-sized beds) with air-conditioned Master Bedroom and Living Hall. The unit comes with free access to swimming pool and gym. Other amenities inside the homestay include TV with Astro, fridge, iron, praying mat, towels, extra blankets and basic cooking appliances. Fast food chains, Seafood Restaurant, 1 Borneo Hypermall, UMS, UITM, and Politeknik are close by.


Address: B-5F-10, Angkasa Apartment, Jalan Tuaran By Pass, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. 

No. of Pax: 8

Price:  Starting from RM210 / night


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Get great savings when you book our Muslim-friendly homestays in Kota Kinabalu now!


BA Homestay

BA Homestay is a 2-bedroom apartment that comes with a living hall with a flat-screen TV and a fully equipped kitchen. The Master Bedroom is provided with a Queen-bed and air-conditioner while the second bedroom comes with a single bed. The unit can accommodate 5 pax comfortably. Just 25 km from the homestay is the Filipino Market, 19 km from Likas City Mosque and 23 km from the Gaya Street (Sunday Market). Though the unit is somewhat far from the other homestays in our list, it won't hurt you to travel a little bit further and enjoy the scenery around Sabah.


Address: 3R-3-8 Apartment UUC Fasa 5, Jalan Kayu Madang, Telipok, 88450, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

No. of Pax: 5

Price:  Starting from RM98 / night


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Zalifa Homestay Kota Kinabalu Unit #1 (UA1)

Zalifa Homestay KK #1(UA1) is located on the first floor of University Apartment. The homestay has 2 bedrooms with 1 Queen-sized bed and 2 single beds, perfect for 5 guests to stay. Other amenities include praying mat, towel, sofa, TV, iron, basic cooking appliances, parking and extra mattress. The apartment has access to swimming pool and gym and close by to fast food chains like McDonald's and KFC, Borneo Hypermall, UMS, Alamesra, Kompleks Persekutuan Sabah (Mini Putrajaya), and the main route to Kundasang and Mount Kinabalu.


Address: Universiti Condo Apartment, Jalan Kg Dambai Batu 10, Kampung Kelingau, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

No. of Pax: 7

Price:  Starting from RM120 / night


Book Now From RM120!  



To see the full list of accommodation choices in Kota Kinabalu, click on the image above. All are covered from luxurious to affordable, apartments to landed properties so on and so forth. To get the best price, book with us today!

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