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8.4
Great253 reviews
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21.2 km from City Centre
Set in a shopping area, the upscale 5-star Shangri-La Rasa Ria, with 499 rooms offers an outdoor swimming pool and canoeing, hiking and a golf course to those enjoying an active lifestyle.
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8.4
Great252 reviews
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4.7 km from City Centre2.1 km from North Borneo Railway
A secluded location of the 5-star Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, provides easy access to Mamutik Island, which is about 4.1 km away.
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8.6
Great228 reviews
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1.0 km from City Centre200 m from Filipino Market Sabah
Offering an outdoor swimming pool, the perfect 5-star Le Meridien is placed in the shopping area of Kota Kinabalu, less than a 5-minute walk from Warisan Square.
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8.4
Great194 reviews
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1.2 km from City Centre400 m from Gaya Street (Sunday Market)
Located in a shopping area, within a 5-minute drive of IMAGO Shopping Mall, the 5-star Hyatt Regency Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu has an outdoor pool on site and guests can enjoy an Indian restaurant.
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8.2
Great58 reviews
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700 m from City Centre600 m from Oceanus Waterfront Mall
Featuring fitness classes, recreational facilities and entertainment activities, the Hilton Kota Kinabalu is set in a picturesque area within 1.2 km of Pasar Malam Sinsuran.
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8.2
Great284 reviews
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15.7 km from City Centre
Located 15 minutes' drive from Sepanggar Tunnel, the upscale 5-star Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai Kota Kinabalu features a swimming pool and a traditional restaurant with Cantonese dishes.
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8.4
Great254 reviews
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900 m from City Centre200 m from Gaya Street (Sunday Market)
Set around 5 minutes on foot from Marlin Statue, the convenient Horizon Kota Kinabalu boasts international dishes served at the onsite à la carte restaurant.
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8.2
Great66 reviews
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8.3 km from City Centre
Located opposite to Pulau Manukan, the 4-star Sutera Sanctuary Lodges At Manukan Island Kota Kinabalu features an outdoor swimming pool.
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8.2
Great209 reviews
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2.5 km from City Centre1000 m from Imago Shopping Mall
The 5-star Magellan Sutera Resort enjoys a private location and provides easy access to Wisma Merdeka Shopping Centre 2.6 km away.
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8.2
Great27 reviews
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1.3 km from City Centre700 m from Atkinson Clock Tower
Signal Hill Observatory Tower is about 5 minutes' walk from the 5-star Hyatt Centric, while City Park is a mere 10 minutes' walk away.
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8.0
Great100 reviews
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1.2 km from City Centre200 m from Oceanus Waterfront Mall
The renowned Promenade Hotel is superbly placed in the business Downtown Kota Kinabalu district, boasting 347 contemporary rooms and a lounge bar.
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8.4
Great378 reviews
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1.2 km from City Centre500 m from Imago Shopping Mall
At the 4-star Sabah Oriental Kota Kinabalu, guests can use fitness classes, spa therapy and recreational facilities or spend the day lazing by an outdoor pool.
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8.4
Great91 reviews
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800 m from City Centre400 m from Karamunsing Capital
The environmentally friendly Palace Hotel includes sauna facilities and an outdoor swimming pool as well as boasts a highest location in the cultural part of Kota Kinabalu.
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8.0
Great98 reviews
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1.4 km from City Centre300 m from Imago Shopping Mall
Located in a business district, 10 minutes by car from Sunday Market, the modern Ming Garden Hotel & Residences Kota Kinabalu offers access to a massage chair and an outdoor swimming pool.
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8.2
Great31 reviews
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1.2 km from City Centre500 m from Imago Shopping Mall
Within 16 minutes' walk of Warisan Square, the perfect Sky Hotel Kota Kinabalu overlooks the sea and features fitness classes, entertainment activities and various recreational opportunities.
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8.0
Great25 reviews
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3.9 km from City Centre1000 m from North Borneo Railway
Set within 1.3 km of Shangri-la's Tanjung Aru Resort, the 4-star Aru Hotel At Aru Suites Kota Kinabalu offers 33 rooms and an infinity swimming pool.
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8.2
Great156 reviews
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1.4 km from City Centre800 m from Atkinson Clock Tower
Located nearly 10 minutes' walk from City Park in Kota Kinabalu, the 4-star Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre features an à la carte restaurant along with massage therapy, entertainment activities and various recreational opportunities.
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8.6
Great13 reviews
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900 m from City Centre200 m from Gaya Street (Sunday Market)
While staying at the Signel Poshtel, The Rare Gem Of North Borneo you are invited to discover Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village, set 5 minutes away by car, or Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, which is approximately 10 minutes' walk away.
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8.2
Great45 reviews
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1.3 km from City Centre200 m from Oceanus Waterfront Mall
There is an à la carte restaurant available in the modern Marriott, which is set in the Downtown Kota Kinabalu district.
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8.2
Great17 reviews
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800 m from City Centre500 m from Oceanus Waterfront Mall
Set at the footsteps of a supermarket and a shopping mall, and just 1.1 km from Wisma Merdeka, the 4-star Acj Residence @ Beside Cititel Kota Kinabalu features 6 rooms a 5-minute ride from Jesselton Point.
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8.6
Great3 reviews
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1.1 km from City Centre200 m from Filipino Market Sabah
Located within 6 minutes' stroll of Warisan Square, the Citadines Waterfront Kk Kota Kinabalu is a 5-minute drive from Signal Hill Observatory Tower.
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8.2
Great48 reviews
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700 m from City Centre500 m from Karamunsing Capital
Located within 15 minutes' walk of Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village, the Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, An Ihg features a continental breakfast.
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8.0
Great82 reviews
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2.7 km from City Centre1.0 km from Imago Shopping Mall
Featuring yoga classes and various recreational opportunities as well as a swimming pool, the elegant 5-star Pacific Sutera is situated in the heart of Kota Kinabalu.
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8.2
Great23 reviews
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1.9 km from City Centre400 m from Imago Shopping Mall
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and Central Market are located 1.9 km and 2 km from the smoke-free Luma Hotel, A Member Of Design Hotels respectively.
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8.2
Great26 reviews
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800 m from City Centre500 m from Oceanus Waterfront Mall
Located within 5 minutes' stroll of Warisan Square, the 4-star Residence @ Between Hilton & Cititel Kota Kinabalu is approximately a 10-minute stroll from Padang Merdeka.
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8.2
Great28 reviews
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3.7 km from City Centre900 m from North Borneo Railway
Set within a 10-minute drive of Gaya Street Sunday Market, the comfortable 4-star Hin Loi Kota Kinabalu welcomes guests to an Asian restaurant on site.
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8.0
Great31 reviews
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10.0 km from City Centre
The family Pan Borneo Hotel Kota Kinabalu features views of the city and a swimming pool, boasting a prime location just a step away from a railway station.
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1.7 km from City Centre200 m from Imago Shopping Mall
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8.2
Great30 reviews
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1.3 km from City Centre600 m from Atkinson Clock Tower
Set 3.4 km from Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village, the 7 Suria lies in a shopping area.
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8.4
Great33 reviews
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1.4 km from City Centre700 m from Atkinson Clock Tower
Offering an ideal location not very far from Signal Hill, the quality 4-star Grandis Hotels And Resorts offers guests the chance to taste international cuisine on site.
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7.2
Very good3 reviews
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3.7 km from City Centre500 m from North Borneo Railway
Taman Ujana Rimba Tropika is a 25-minute stroll from the Cara Boutique and Handicraft Market is around 10 minutes' drive away.
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9.0
Perfect6 reviews
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5.3 km from City Centre
Set within 4.5 km of Sunday Market, the elegant Gayana Eco offers 44 rooms and a plunge pool.
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8.0
Great17 reviews
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3.7 km from City Centre400 m from Suria Sabah
Offering a year-round outdoor pool, the 4-star Avangio Hotel Kota Kinabalu Managed By Accor is 3.6 km from Kota Kinabalu City Mosque.
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8.2
Great79 reviews
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8.5 km from City Centre
Boasting fitness classes, recreational facilities and entertainment activities, along with a lounge bar, the Klagan Regency 1Borneo Kota Kinabalu has a prime location within 5 minutes' walk of One Borneo Hypermall.
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8.2
Great7 reviews
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1.8 km from City Centre200 m from Imago Shopping Mall
Marlin Statue is also set at a 2.3 km distance from the smoke-free Oikos Poshtel Kota Kinabalu.
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7.2
Very good1 review
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54.7 km from City Centre
Located nearly a 10-minute ride from Tiga Island, the 5-star Borneo Eagle Resort offers a swimming pool and a gym for guests.
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1.1 km from City Centre600 m from Imago Shopping Mall
Located within 1.4 km of Pasar Malam Sinsuran, the Sky Suite Top Floor With Rooftop Pool & Gym Kota Kinabalu boasts an outdoor swimming pool.
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1.3 km from City Centre400 m from Imago Shopping Mall
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FAQs about luxury hotels in Kota Kinabalu

Look through these 13 answers to our FAQ to choose a luxury family-friendly hotel in Kota Kinabalu.

What are the most popular luxury hotels in Kota Kinabalu Pantai Tanjung Aru district?

For visitors searching for the finest luxury hotel in Pantai Tanjung Aru district, HotelMix.co.uk offers 6 deals to select from. We recommend Promenade Hotel rated 7.6/10 with 24-hour room service and laundry service on site. This upscale venue offers contemporary, luxury and modern rooms with a dining area, a TV and a minibar for 31£ per night. You may also check Le Meridien (rating: 8.4/10) at the cost of 93£ per night. It provides car service, concierge service and wedding services on site. Other finest hotels are Pan Borneo Hotel, Marriott Hotel and The Magellan Sutera Resort.

What are the most popular luxury hotels in Pantai Tanjung Aru district?

Consider booking Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru with rating 8.0/10 for 173£ per night. This 5-star property provides car service, concierge service and florist service, as well as water slides, canoeing and water skiing on site.

What are the best cheap luxury hotels in Kota Kinabalu?

For budget-conscious visitors, HotelMix.co.uk offers 13 deals to select from. You may also check The Palace Hotel rated 7.8/10 with shuttle service, concierge service and laundry service. This affordable 4-star venue offers air-conditioned and comfortable rooms with cable channels, a work desk and smoke detectors for 43£ per night. One of the cheapest places is Sutera Sanctuary Lodges At Manukan Island (rating: 7.4/10) with snorkelling, sailing and hiking on site. This 4-star property offers snorkelling, sailing and hiking on site. Other suitable budget venues include Gayana Eco Resort, Hilton Kota Kinabalu and Ming Garden Hotel & Residences.

What are the top luxury family-friendly hotels in Kota Kinabalu?

HotelMix.co.uk offers more than 25 deals for visitors with families. You may like The Magellan Sutera Resort (rating: 8.0/10) for 101£ per night. This child-friendly venue offers a treatment room, a spa centre and an outdoor swimming pool. Also you may select Le Meridien rated 8.4/10 with turndown service, diving and a special menu for visitors with children. This 5-star venue costs 93£ per night. Other suitable family-friendly venues include Hyatt Regency Kinabalu, The Pacific Sutera and The Klagan Regency 1Borneo.

What are the best beachfront luxury hotels in Kota Kinabalu?

To have a luxury stay near a beach, HotelMix.co.uk offers 11 deals to select from. You should consider staying at Gaya Island Resort rated 8.2/10 for 214£ per night. This top beachfront venue has an outdoor swimming pool, cots and diving, as well as shuttle service, concierge service and dry cleaning on site. Alternatively, book The Pacific Sutera (rating: 7.4/10) for 149£ per night. It offers babysitting, room services and 24 hour front desk assistance. Other top options near a beach include The Magellan Sutera Resort, Sutera Sanctuary Lodges At Manukan Island and Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria.

What are the best luxury 5-star hotels in Kota Kinabalu?

To enjoy the best 5-star hotel, there are 9 deals to select from. Alternatively, you may book Le Meridien rated 8.4/10 for 93£ per night. This chic deal offers fitness centre and fitness classes, as well as a steam room, facials and a hot tub on site. Other top-rated options include Gaya Island Resort, Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria and The Magellan Sutera Resort.

What are the top luxury hotels in Kota Kinabalu city centre?

You may check Avangio Hotel Managed By Accor rated 7.4/10 with medical service, a business centre and porter service. It costs 55£ per night.

What are the top luxury hotels in Kota Kinabalu with swimming pools?

According to HotelMix.co.uk travel data, there are 20 deals with a pool near Likas City Mosque with impeccable service. Consider booking The Klagan Regency 1Borneo (rating: 7.0/10) from 14£ per night, offering an outdoor swimming pool, medical service and children's menu on site. Alternatively, you may book Sky Hotel rated 8.2/10 for 50£ per night. This 4-star property offers shuttle service, concierge service and tour/ticket assistance. Check other properties: Horizon Hotel, Gaya Island Resort and The Magellan Sutera Resort.

What are the top boutique luxury hotels in Kota Kinabalu?

According to HotelMix.co.uk travel data, there are 25 deals to select from. We recommend Marriott Hotel (rating: 8.0/10) as the best 5-star hotel 1.5 km from the landmark. It provides concierge service, wedding services and laundry service, as well as fitness studio and fitness classes on site. Le Meridien rated 8.4/10 is a stylish hotel with fitness centre and fitness classes at the cost of 93£ per night.

What are the top luxury hotels in Kota Kinabalu providing jacuzzi?

According to HotelMix.co.uk travel data, there are 10 deals to select from. Gayana Marine Resort rated 7.6/10 is a good property with rooms at the cost of 342£ per night. Alternatively, book Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai rated 7.2/10 with shuttle service, car service and concierge service on site. It has non-smoking, air-conditioned and luxurious rooms at the cost of 167£ per night. Other hotels with jacuzzi are The Klagan Regency 1Borneo, Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru and Sutera Sanctuary Lodges At Manukan Island.

What are the most popular luxury hotels in Kota Kinabalu with balcony?

According to HotelMix.co.uk travel data, there are 7 deals to select from. We recommend Sutera Sanctuary Lodges At Manukan Island (rating: 7.4/10) offering snorkelling, sailing and hiking onsite. This venue is located 150 metres from Pulau Manukan. We also recommend Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria rated 8.2/10 for 159£ per night. It provides a business centre, sailing and archery, as well as air-conditioned, elegant and luxury rooms equipped with cable channels, a balcony and a trouser press. Other suitable venues with balcony include Gayana Marine Resort and Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai.

What are the 5 most popular luxury hotels in Kota Kinabalu?

According to HotelMix.co.uk travel data, there are 25 deals. You may check Gaya Island Resort (rating: 8.2/10) featuring a business centre, sailing and archery on site. This venue offers non-smoking, air-conditioned and elegant rooms for 214£ per night. Also you may like Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria providing air-conditioned, elegant and luxury rooms with cable channels, a balcony and a trouser press for 159£ per night. Other top venues are Gayana Marine Resort, Sutera Sanctuary Lodges At Manukan Island and Promenade Hotel.

What are the best small hotels in Pantai Tanjung Aru district, Kota Kinabalu?

Also, you may check Hin Loi Guesthouse (rating: 7.0/10) with a golf course, shopping service and a sun deck on site.

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