Best Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
On the eastern part of Malaysia is two states on the Borneo Island; Sabah and Sarawak. On the northern region of the island is Sabah, home to an approximate 3.54million citizens (2014). Kota Kinabalu is the capital city of Sabah and a famous tourist destination for both locals and foreigners. So the question is, what makes Kota Kinabalu a favourite tourism spot?
It is a coastal city surrounded substantially by rainforests commonly known for its' buzzing marketplace, beaches, waterfront Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and Kinabalu National Park where Mount Kinabalu is located. There is much to do in this modern city that also has a rich historical background from diving to wildlife watching to trekking Mount Kinabalu and the list goes on.
Kota Kinabalu is the perfect mixture for those who seek thrill doing water spots, climbing and trekking the mountain and the lush green Borneo rainforest together and a stroll along the city.
So, after spending a fun-filled day of swimming, island hopping, snorkelling, shopping and sightseeing, your body seriously deserve a little TLC in a first-rate Kota Kinabalu hotel (treat yourself!).
Lucky for you, we have compiled a list of the best hotels in Kota Kinabalu that you should be looking at.
This is another special hotel in the heart of Kota Kinabalu that offers excellent service, modern rooms and fantastic South China Sea view. The distance from the hotel to the airport is only 15 minutes drive and there are many attractions and shops around the hotel.
However, don't be fooled by the old looking exterior of the hotel; as soon as you check in, you will feel as if you are in a luxurious place. The staffs will make sure all your needs and expectations meet and you'll like home in no time.
Website: Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Shangri-La Hotel and Resort is the perfect mixture of high quality yet affordable resort. The location is close proximity to Kota Kinabalu International Airport.
You can book their sea view or mountain view room as every room has its own balcony that offers the best sunrises and sunsets; perfect for any type of customer.
You will also be spoilt with choices as the hotel provide restaurants with different cuisines, fully equipped gym, and swimming pool. However, the most important thing that will make your stay memorable is the staff's hospitality.
Want to feel fancy? Then head over to Le Meridien Hotel. It is a high-class hotel that offers free parking, a fitness centre, an outdoor pool with astonishing view, sauna and restaurants that serve worldwide cuisine.
This is definitely the perfect choice for tourists as they offer rooms ranging from Single to Suite. The hotel is located next to the famous Philippines market, night market and malls.
Shuttle bus is also provided to 1 Borneo.
Website: Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu