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The Jesselton Hotel

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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good54%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Wheelchair Access
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Jesselton Hotel is located right in the city center -- close walking distance to major points of interest. We arrived early but the room wa not ready yet so they helped to safely lock our bags for us whilst we had a look around...More

Thank Anthony k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Jesselton for 3 nights at the beginning of May. The location is great, very central, very safe to walk around, plenty of local shops, restaurants, modern shopping malls and the waterfront all within an easy walk. The Sunday market sets up...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a unique heritage boutique hotel with colonial architecture with nostalgia features, fixtures, furnitures and finishes. Located at the heart of Kota Kinabalu downtown, it is central to all other attractions within the vicinity. It is within walking distance to all the F&B areas,...More

1  Thank TedHKPCCW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A few years ago, a friend brought us to the cafe in this hotel to try out their breakfast and I've been longing to come back since. I made it a point to be back in the restaurant to try out the breakfast set which...More

Thank willyyilly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Jesselton for a one night stay in KK after climbing Mount Kinabalu and it was just what we needed. It’s very central and while it’s a little old fashioned we loved the 50s vibe. The bed was incredibly comfortable, the shower was...More

1  Thank donnaleedew
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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$52 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$52 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Zoe K
3 May 2018|
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Response from Neil M |
I am confident you can check in late. There have always been staff on duty. Anyway you can inform them you will be late, I have always found them very helpful and pleasant. Their contact details are on the Jesselton Hotel... More
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Janet B
14 March 2018|
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Response from Tin Yan C | Reviewed this property |
Yes the room has bath tub but I think there’s no car park especially during Sunday due to Sunday market
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Leong Y
10 November 2017|
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Response from Hugh B | Reviewed this property |
Not free, but it's an inexpensive trip, and they can arrange.
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Room Tips
"Corner units are better."
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"Booked double and twin and twin was much larger than double, more like a suite!"
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"the beds are all firm, inform the staff and they will do as much as they can to help. A few mattress..."
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"Ask to change rooms if there is anything about your room you don't like."
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