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Kinabalu Park Hotels

By Badriah - Oct 19, 2018 (Last Updated Nov 22, 2018)

Kinabalu Park is located in Ranau Sabah. Named Malaysia's first World Heritage Site, it is also where the majestic Mount Kinabalu, one of the highest mountains in South East Asia. Mount Kinabalu, which is also referred by many hikers as "easy"mountain to climb, has been one of the reasons why thousands of visitors are drawn to visit Sabah every year.

If you're looking for accommodation places near Kinabalu Park for your next visit to this spectacular mountain, here we have compiled a list of hotels located near Kinabalu Park for you to choose from.

J. Residence

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Located along Tuaran road, J Residence is only 300 meters from Mount Kinabalu Park making it the nearest lodge there is to Mount Kinabalu. Surprisingly, they also emphasize that not only they are nearer, they also offer three times lower price than other chalets and lodges inside Kinabalu Park offer. 

If you're looking for basic accommodation without burning a hole in your pocket, J Residence is perfect for you. They have Superior Villa, Superior Twin Room, Superior Twin Room and Superior Triple Room (without parking) and their rates start from as low as RM100 per night. 


Website: J. Residence

Nabalu Kundasang 

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Nabalu Kundasang is located just five minutes away from Kinabalu Park. Channeling minimalist in their lodge style, staying here will allow you to wake up with the view of the majestic Mount Kinabalu. There is also a private balcony for you to enjoy the scenic rainforest and Kundasang vegetable garden. 

Featuring three types of rooms, Nabalu Room, Studio Chalet and Junior Suite, their price ranges from RM190 to RM500. 


Website: Nabalu Kundasang 

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Another resort located near Kinabalu Park for your option! Ayana is only 680 metres away from Mount Kinabalu National Park. It claims to have one of the best front row seat views of Bundu Tuhan village and a perfect place for climbers who are readying to ascend the mountain. 

This resort offers a choice of four categories, Standard, Deluxe, Superior and Holiday House. Although they are not rated 5-stars, they are reasonably priced, clean and comfortable.


Website: Ayana Holiday Resort

Seriously thinking to conquer one of the highest mountains in South East Asia? Be sure to book your slot at least 6 months in advance as only 135 climbers are allowed per day and the slots are always selling like hot cakes! Be sure to invest in a good pair of hiking shoes too!

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges

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Sutera Sanctuary Lodges is one of the well known tour operator for Mount Kinabalu climbing. They manage accommodation for climbers and you can certainly get to enjoy close view of Mount Kinabalu from your chalet. This lodge has received a number of high praises from their past guests for their wonderful hospitality.


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