The Best Muslim-Friendly Homestay in Kota Kinabalu
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 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
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
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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