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Mandarin Hotel

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Lviv, Ukraine
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia 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 4 weeks ago

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
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I have running event on the next morning (very early morning) and I stayed here for one night and it was comfy. Staff are helpful and friendly as well. Never stayed for breakfast so I'm not sure about the food.

Thank fatimabdulrahman
San Mateo, Philippines
Reviewed 31 August 2016

As my title suggests, I booked here because of those reasons. Friendly staff, convenient location, reasonable price, and homely stay. Stayed here from 27-31 of August, yes they do offer hotel to airport transfers; but we hailed a taxi from the Airport to the hotel. I took a nice offer from Agoda, will comeback and recommend! Plus: -near to almost...

Thank NoViCeForNow
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We chose the mandarin hotel because of their amazing reviews. After staying there for 5 nights we can just confirm how clean and nice the rooms were and how helpful and friendly the staff is. The location is also very central, close to restaurants and bars and at walking distance from the harbour where you take the boats to the...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Batangas City, Philippines
Reviewed 9 August 2016

If you're looking forward to Sunday Market at Gaya Street, Mandarin Hotel is the perfect hotel for you. Wake up before 6AM, go to the lobby, and you'll see stall owners setting up on the street. You'll have the chance to see everything before it becomes crowded. Mandarin Hotel is also near Suria Sabah Shopping Mall. The room is spacious,...

Thank kcayamanda

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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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“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
“Higher floor.”
 of 5 bubbles evgenias_12, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“This hotel is next to the busy street, so choose the highest floor if you are a light sleeper.”
 of 5 bubbles Madison_35758, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
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