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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We booked the hotel due to the proximity to the airport, which is about a 15 min drive. We arrived at 11:30PM to a dark building. Everything around the hotel was light up, but the hotel was dark. Turns out the power was out. The girl behind the counter was brief, rude, and did nothing to reassure that the issue...

1Thank rwreniii
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Hello everybody! My wife and I stayed her during a transit visit, the staff were efficient and at times friendly, the hotel ran a shuttle service to and from the airport at no extra cost which was good too. We didn't eat at the hotel. The room was very small and the noise form passing planes was quite bad! They...

1Thank Iiam
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Near to Kota Kinabalu International Airport, 15 minutes to city center by car. Comfy bed but small room. Since it is near to airport, planes' sound will come and go every 10-15 minutes, which is not good if you are a light sleeper. Otherwise, good service, friendly and helpful staffs. A lot of eating places nearby, from local to seafood...

1Thank Nooraishah S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We stay at level 3 and there is no lift (elevator), quite a hassle to bring our luggage and walk up the stairs. No water kettle provided in the room, if you need hot water you need to get it at the lobby. Hairdryer is not provided in the room, if you need it, you need to pay RM50 deposit...

2Thank sywong331
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Crown Borneo was my first hotel ever in Kota Kinabalu. The staff were cordial and helpful. The room and breakdast were average, but for a reasonable price. Downside, wifi doesn't reach 3F where my room was. Had to do my data communication at the lobby.

1Thank Noel M
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Been staying here last week for a transit stay as airport very near... they do even provide an airport transfer too... cleanliness and hotel condition are perfect, price are cheap and worth to stay... bed is clean, aircon is freezing me, toilet also clean and nice... environment around here at night quite silent and dim along street, the only attractive...

2Thank Elvin2H
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Went to KK for a seminar in Oct 2015. Stayed 2 nights at the Crown Borneo Hotel. The room and facilities had nothing to shout out about, but it did suffice. Generally clean and comfortable. Have to applaud the operator and the staff for pleasant service. Can be considered for travelers on a small budget. A lot of local eateries...

1Thank shanboy
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Booked standard room from hoteltravel website rm73 exc taxes. Check in was easy and fast. Everything was ok except for the noisy aeroplanes ( as expected this hotel near to airport)~ This hotel is suitable for anyone who got own car or else you can hop in their tourist van :)

1Thank Marshitah
Bintulu, Malaysia
Reviewed 29 October 2015

It is a very convenient place to stay for a short trip that need you to spend a night just to wait for the next flight in the morning. Not to mention the transportation to and from the airport is FREE! If you have 4-5 person and don't mind sharing.. just book the family suites room. It can fit all...

1Thank ChocoBananaSmoothie
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

I stayed here 1 night and for the price it was a good experience. The staff is friendly and very helpful, the location is super convenient for the airport and they also have hotel cars to take you anywhere around town for a small fee. The room was basic but clean. Wifi doesn't work in the rooms very well but...

2Thank MarciTravels

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crown Borneo Hotel is centrally located within the Tanjung Aru town just minutes away from the city centre. The Crown Borneo has 28 rooms, offering queen bedroom and twin bedroom and comes with an attached bathroom with shower. All rooms are air-conditioned with an individual control, features a 32" LCD TV with selected satellite channels and tea/coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

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Address: 23 Jalan Pinang | Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $29 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Crown Borneo Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“The hotel has no lift”
 of 5 bubbles tonydave, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“family room on the top floor - unfortunately no window and no elevator/lifts if you are carrying a lot of baggage.”
 of 5 bubbles kiltmaker2, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles ct62193, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms start at 2nd floor, with no lift/elevator”
 of 5 bubbles n00raishahs, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“choose low floor cos no lift at the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles sywong331, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
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