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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I write this review on my 1st day here, we're very surprised of the steep entrance which can fit one car on one way only. But we are amazed at the chalet, very clean, cold and provided towels, jug kettle, warm shower and killer patio view suitable for long chats with friends. The place is very quiet, if you want...

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

For what I paid I can't complain. It is a chalet type accomodation. I didn't expect too much. On the 1st day the weather was with us. Chilly but bearable. We could sit outside and chat for a few hours. Temperature was about 17°C at 10pm. In the part of the country, this is about the time you sleep. Watched...

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

The hotel is located less than 10 min walk to both the park entrance and a good restaurant opposite. There is a small shop 5min walk in the opposite direction. Reception has limited opening hours so check your booking instructions or contact the hotel with your arrival time. There is a steep incline down from the main road to the...

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

My family really felt as being at home and shared the spacious living area and very clean rooms.The villa is in the middle of nature, and far from noisy road-passer by. Had a good time BBQ-ing till dawn! If opportunity knocks again we will definitely revisit the villa.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and the location is great for getting to the park etc! The staff member we dealt with was so rude, and barely spoke a word to us! There is no where to eat, no breakfast etc so you have to either make provisions for this or eat in the restaurant just outside the park...

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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Good place n nice view.. the place also near national park n restaurant just need walk around 300meter :)... mybe can add more facilities in the future xD.. jresidence also good for intership student and keep its up..

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stay with cozy and comfortable rooms... They have small individual room and also villa with 3 rooms, kitchen, living and dining room... Have place to hang out for bbq, no gym, restaurant or any other facility, friendly staff and clean place, walking distance from Kinabalu Park, good choice of place for climbers...quite and relaxing environment About 15...

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

We had chosen J Residence because of its location which near the Kinabalu Park so it will be good for our recovery after hiking, but still it's quite far and killing our legs. We got the House 6 which should be for 3 persons. The room was nice, spacious and we got our own balcony, even though our view wasn't...

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Reviewed 16 April 2016

this home stay located beneath the mount of Kinabalu, so it was so cold. I'd stayed in villa which has 3 rooms with attached bathroom for each, living room and kitchen, the house was so comfortable for 8 of us. but the water was slow, no closet/ proper place to hang your clothes in the rooms, no tv channel but...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Booked a night here with my friend in a room with 2 single beds for a bargain price of RM88. The room was just lovely for us and we don’t fuss about perfection so long as we have comfortable beds to sleep on, spotless room and with the basics given. All in all, the location is perfect and would definitely...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 300 metres away from the entrance of Kinabalu Park Headquarters, J Residence is the nearest lodge outside Mount Kinabalu National Park, and with rooms price three times lower than those chalets and lodges inside Kinabalu Park. J Residence was built in the year 2010 and our lodge are partially hidden by trees and plants from the main road. Our lodge overlook the Bundu Tuhan dwelling & farming community while the back is decorated with rows of tall matured pine trees. Temperature here ranges from 19°C to 17°C at night. Truly a great place to seek refuge from the hot equatorial climate of the other major cities of Sabah. ... more   less 

Additional Information about J Residence

Address: Along Tuaran Road | 300 meters from Mount Kinabalu Park, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $42 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
j Residence Hotel Kota Kinabalu
J Residence Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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“5B has good views, but if there is someone in 5A it is not at all private. 3A/B is facing the parking lot and is not private at all.”
  • Water on the bathroom floor after we took a shower
  • Stains on the towels
  • Open-type bathroom
  • Open shelves
  • Old shelves in Room 5B.
 of 5 bubbles evgenias_12, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“located near to the National Park”
 of 5 bubbles Ivy_Lavander, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“House 1 quieter, bring your own hairdryer, without kinabalu mountain view”
 of 5 bubbles ChiaHM, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“House 2a 2b has big balcony”
 of 5 bubbles JeffCK, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
“House 2a & 2b. Big Balcony area with table & chairs.”
 of 5 bubbles DanAloy83, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
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