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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Classic old school hotel that is in the heart of the happening area-Gaya Street. Hotel had all the necessary facilities needed for a quick acquaintance with a small town. Great food choices, markets as well as walking to coast and all the other places. Gay and Lesbian travellers can go to. The bar around the corner for some drinks easily....

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Gdynia, Poland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is excellent located, practically in the heart of the city. Everything you need is within walking distance. The building is from the colonial time, very tastefully decorated with large rooms, comfortable bed and comfortable bathroom. Hotel staff is very helpful. Unfortunately, there is no pool or bar to relax in the evenings. It is ideal base for hiking...

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Gdynia, Poland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location - in the centre, surrounded by shops, restaurants, shopping malls etc. Despite this, it was quiet. The room wasn't very spacious but well-equipped and clean with a large and very comfortable bed. The hotel is furnished with stylish furniture which reminds you of its long history. As for food served in their restaurant, we tried breakfast only as...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a Mid-range and as an oldest hotel in kota kinabalu and a boutique hotel, The Jesselton Hotel are one of a kind, a very friendly service and efficiently excellent. I love the environment, love the room, and yessssss!!! the one and only hotel with 43.5 mbps internet connection!!!!!!!! FREE for all guest!!! hell yeaaahhhhh!!!!!! the TV was ok, but...

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Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Two nights booked online, bed only. Arrived by 30RM taxi from the airport at 11pm, no problems. The Sunday market is right outside and well worth it. We asked for a taxi for 04:15hrs the next morning, got downstairs at 04:10 and it was waiting for us. Good staff, clean, nice room, good value, plenty of places to eat nearby....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2016

The Jesselton hotel is in a great location- very central and everywhere in the city is easy to walk from there. Nice lobby, the room was comfortable and clean. Staff were always smiley and helpful, overall we had a very pleasant stay.

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KL
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We went to KK for a meeting and the location of this hotel is a walking distance from the bank we worked. Our admin staff has mixed up our room by booking queen bed for the two of us. However the hotel manager has use her discretion to upgrade our deluxe with 2 single beds. The staffs were very friendly...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I stayed for three nights very recently. The staff were excellent. The hotel was charming and very clean. It was also very affordable. The room was perfect. The location was excellent and I look forward to staying there again. I highly recommend the Jesselton Hotel. 9/10.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Dropped by Kota Kinabalu overcthecweekend and ended up.in this antique,boutique hotel.It's one of the oldest Hotels in KK,but there has been much renovation,and upgrade throughout the years.the all famous Gaya Street market is just at its main entrance.therefore souvenir shopping is definitely a breeze.The restaurant Wishbone definitely serves some of the most amazing food you could ever dream of,and the...

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Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel maintains so many lovely period features and has that 1950's feeling to it, we loved the lights, paneled doors etc in the room. The location is perfect for getting to the main markets and close to all the best restaurants. It also houses Kudos, 8/431 restaurant on TripAdvisor, a great place to eat. The downside would be the...

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Address: 69 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $71 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Jesselton Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Jesselton Hotel Kota Kinabalu
The Jesselton Hotel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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#7 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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“Choose the corner room facing the Old Town White Coffee as they seem to be bigger.”
 of 5 bubbles LakhvinderG, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“some rooms have king sized beds some bathrooms a bath”
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“Quieter room facing the side street”
 of 5 bubbles sandyh655, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Suites are large, sunny”
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“Good hotel, very central, would stay there again!”
 of 5 bubbles daval1949, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
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