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Homestay near UMS Kota Kinabalu

Oct 09, 2018

Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) is the ninth Malaysian public university established on 24 November 1994 initially located at the current Universiti College of Sabah Foundation in Sembulan enrolling only 205 students and has since expanded to 3 campuses (Labuan, Kota kinabalu and Sandakan) while admitting over 19,000 students across all campuses.

Being true to its' status of 9th Malaysian Public University, the Kota Kinabalu Campus (main campus) is built on 999 acres of land with various landmarks such as the university's clock tower located at the main entrance to the campus, chancellor hall that could house 5,000 seats at once, UMS Museum that stores history pieces of the university and a whole lot of architecture structure for your admiration.

If you're visiting the university as a guest, family of graduating students during convocation, parents of newly-admitted students or just happen to be around the area, here is a list of 6 homestays near UMS for your accommodation option!


Condominium by Josie



One Borneo Condominium by Josie in Kota Kinabalu offers accommodation with free WiFi, 9 km from Filipino Market Sabah, 5 km from Likas City Mosque and 8 km from Gaya Street (Sunday Market). The Oceanus Waterfront Mall is within 9 km of the apartment. The 2-bedroom apartment is fitted with a living room with satellite flat-screen TV, and a fully equipped kitchen. Karamunsing Capital is only 9 km from One Borneo Condominium by Josie. The nearest airport, Kota Kinabalu International Airport is located 14 km from the accommodation. 


Address                  : A13-05, Tower A, 1 Borneo, Jalan Sulaman, 88450, Kota Kinabalu

Price                        : From RM160/night

Number of guest  : 16


For more information of this particular homestay, click on the link below.


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Izz Homestay Kota Kinabalu



This 3-bedroom apartment is spacious enough to accommodate up to 10 guests and it is very convenient for visitors as it is not only near to UMS but also a bunch of other attractions such as Pekan Menggatal, 1 Borneo Hypermall, Grand Merdeka Mall and takes only 20 minutes to Kota Kinabalu city.


Address                  : University Condo Apartment 2, Jalan Menggatal, 88400 Kota Kinabalu

Price                        : From RM180/night

Number of guest  : 10


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Book now from RM180


Miles Homestay



A homestay in Angkasa Apartment on Jalan Tuaran that has 3 bedrooms, Miles Homestay is a popular choice for budget travelers as a one-night stay can cost as low as RM200. If you're planning to have a total of 8 guests, so one person needs to fork out only RM25 per person. What a bargain! 


Address                  : Angkasa Apartment, Jalan Tuaran, 88450, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Price                        : From RM200/night

Number of guest  : 8


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RZ Guest House


Located at approximately 5-10 minutes drive away from UMS, this is one of closest homestay to UMS available. One of the two landed properties mentioned in this list, this could be a good choice if you're looking for a house unit close to UMS. Apart from that, RZ Guesthouse is also close to Nexus Karambunai Resort, Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort, Sulaman Sentral and Indah Permai Shopping Lot.


Address                  : Lorong Seri Indah 6, Taman Seri Indah, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Price                        : From RM280/night

Number of guest  : 12


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Book now from RM280


Randy's Family Guest House


Second landed property listed here, Randy's Family Guesthouse is a 3-bedroom house unit that could accommodate up to 12 guests from RM150/night, a very budget friendly option. Location wise, it is approximately 20-minute drive to UMS, 30 minute-drive to Kionsom Waterfall & Mari-Mari cultural Village, 15 minute-drive to Kokol hill for a mesmerizing sunset view and 30 minutes to Kota Kinabalu City Centre.


Address                  : Lorong Seri Baru 2, Taman Seri Baru, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Price                        : From RM150/night

Number of guest  : 12


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Book now from RM150


5-bedroom Sulaman Kinabalu Homestay



This modern contemporary guesthouse is located in one of Kota Kinabalu's premier neighborhood, known as Taman Kingfisher Sulaman. Kingfisher Sulaman Guesthouse (KSG) is a prestigious 3-storey terrace house with 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 1 living hall, 1 family hall, balcony, kitchen, dining area and a spacious parking spot. Perfect place to host your family when they're in town!


Address                  :  Taman Kingfisher Sulaman, 88450, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Price                        : From RM500/night 

Number of guest  : 20


For more information of this particular homestay, click on the link below.


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