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Mandarin Hotel

No. 138 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu 88809, Malaysia
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  • Gaya Street Sunday Market
    0.1 km
  • 2 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 1 week ago
With no doubt a good hotel with very good staff
Location is very central in KK and while being right on the... more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

all is well, clean, we'll maintained, however internet is so freaking slow.. and parking is at your own risk.. toilet sliding door cannot be locked from inside so imagine privacy when with a group. The location is good, there is sunday market.. walking distance to malls, 10 min to nearest beach, be cautious as drivers are reckless..

Thank Goodmans B
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is very central in KK and while being right on the Sunday market, it did not bother us. The hotel is very clean and the rooms very comfortable. There is kettle for tea in the room. The hotel provides free airport transfer from 7 AM (only to the airport, not the other way). The staff is very nice and...

Thank Jacques W
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Smiles all round from the porter, receptionist and the housekeeping - even the driver. The rooms were average, but came with a very impressive shower cubicle. Although the toiletries were nothing to shout about, but given the room rate, it is acceptable. The hotel gave a free transfer to the KKIA upon check out in a luxury MPV.

Thank tony12cu
New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Just checked out of the hotel after 3 nights. I am highly pleased. Upon arrival, my single room was upgraded to a double. Score! The staff are super friendly and helpful without trying to sell you tours and other services. Free tansportation to airport provided. Super location for food and the Sunday market. There is some issue with noise from...

Thank varinewu
Lviv, Ukraine
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

For KK visit we have booked another hotel which appeared to be dirty and unclean and smelled badly😬and was priced over $70 per night. So we found ourselves on the streets of KK after refusing to checkin, in 11pm... And luckily we have found Mandarin hotel! Thanks to all stuff, your service is incredible! The room is very,very cleaned and...

1Thank ivokia
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The hotel with its great location came with a cost... it gets really noisy at night, probably also because we stayed om a Saturday night and the city was abuzz with activities. The Sunday market was right at our door step so the early preparation by the vendors generated much buzz as well. Bring ear plugs! The staff at the...

Thank stephie8697
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

For sure this is not the cheapest hotel you can find in Kota Kinabalu BUT: The Service is awesome The rooms are very comfortable and clean The location couldn't be better And finally the value is absolutely fair for this kind of venue I recommend this Hotel to everyone who wants to relax!

Thank Sayajin Y
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I was only in KK for a weekend for a friend's wedding. As i wanted to freely travel around i rented a car at the airport. Big mistake on my part as i did not check whether the hotel had a dedicated car park. It didn't. Anyway when i reached the hotel i parked in front of kedai kopi yee...

Thank Azli R
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel like hotel should be: friendly staff beginning from reception. Nice, modern, clean room. Everything what you expect from room is there and working - WiFi, TV, hot water in shower and even socket for the European electronic. I stayed in 4 hotels (same price range) in Malaysia and non of them had all of those facilities, even in KL.

Thank Kajar K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I visit KK very regularly for work (about 5 times a year) and have subsequently stayed in many of the hotels in town. This place is now my go-to hotel in this price bracket. The service is excellent and friendly, the rooms are modern and clean, the wifi works well (most of the time, you are still in KK remember),...

Thank 394MichaelB394

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Additional Information about Mandarin Hotel

Address: No. 138 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu 88809, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $53 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mandarin Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Mandarin Hotel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Kota Kinabalu Mandarin
Mandarin Kota Kinabalu
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“When booking, pay attention to the fact that rooms vary in size and shape, and some have no windows.”
 of 5 bubbles 592jacquesw, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose high floors”
 of 5 bubbles tony12cu, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose rooms at the higher floors - less street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles kcayamanda, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Budget hotel”
 of 5 bubbles chaglen, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for quiet room if you are a light sleeper”
 of 5 bubbles phoenas, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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