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23 Jalan Haji Saman P.O.Box 11223, Kota Kinabalu 88000 Malaysia
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#22 of 176 hotels in Kota Kinabalu
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Hotel Capital is located directly opposite to Wisma Merdeka and just within a 2-minute walk from the buzzling Gaya Street and its Sunday Market Fair; 5-minute walk to Suria Sabah Shopping Mall and a 10-minute walk to the jetty. Operating since 1967, when it was the premier hotel in the then Jesselton town, the hotel is still outstanding with its strategic location and view of the South China Sea. Its spacious rooms have been newly transformed and renovated with flatscreen Satellite TV, complimentary free WiFi, tea/coffee making facilities with minibar, hairdryer and a personal safe. Left luggage facilities and laundry services are also available. The award - winning Little Italy Italian Restaurant is located right on the ground floor of the hotel.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Car hire
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Wifi
Taxi service
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
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Safe
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Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Telephone
Bottled water
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Smoking rooms available
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Centrally Located
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Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Malay
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294nandm wrote a review 23 Sep
Kuching, Malaysia11 contributions
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One of decent comfy cheap for short night stay just for transit in KK. Comfy beds, AC just fine, water shower pressure the best, service friendly, friendly receptionist bellboy. Some of them even want to take pic of me haha. Thanks for the service and will definitely looking forward back to stay there more nights.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Maya Lee wrote a review Jan 2022
Maldives3 contributions
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Went home from abroad for booster shot. Stayed here for quarantine from 5th to 11th January 2022. Nice staff very helpful and friendly, good facilities and very good location. Only one negative feedback. The guests ignored the rules that it is not allowed to smoke in the guests room. In my opinion the management could do better or be a bit more firm in to stop guests smoking in the hotel room. I could smell it even in my room. I’m a non smoker hence it is very annoying. Other than that all is good. I would recommend this hotel to everyone coming from abroad. Definitely will stay here again in the future.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Very spacious room, location right in the middle of the city, good wifi
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Leslie1723 wrote a review Jan 2020
15 contributions19 helpful votes
The hotel is in the middle of town, within short walking distance from shopping malls and a myriad of local restaurants. The hotel is 3 star but comfortable and next door to an Italian restaurant that does very good business given the crowds that go there. If you have a couple of days to spend in KK town, the Hotel Capital is a good choice to stay in
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Room Tip: Ask for Seaview if available. Floor 5 upwards are better
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macvanteh wrote a review Apr 2019
Butterworth, Malaysia188 contributions41 helpful votes
The hotel was located in centre of the city with walking distance to Sunday market which was main tourist spot of Kota Kinabalu. The hotel was walking distance to Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal where long distance ferry and snorkeling trip boats could be taken here. The hotel could be noisy at night time as it was located near to street and there were many cars and motors passing by during night time. The next door of the hotel was famous Italian restaurant that serve great pizza and pasta.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: ask for room with not facing the main road
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TeeCheeSeng wrote a review Mar 2019
Singapore, Singapore68 contributions5 helpful votes
A hotel with very good and convenient location. My family and I were there for a 5D4N holiday, we can walk to many eateries, shopping malls and tourist spots within a short distance, which we can save some time and money on transportation. Rooms are newly refurbished except the carpet in the room we have, but it's still ok. Room is clean and tidy. Best to get the room with partial sea view. The hotel staffs is friendly. The complaints we have is the lifts close it's door a little too fast, and we are expected to pay a 200MYR per room (refundable deposit) which we are not aware of in advance.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: High floor with partial sea view.
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Bonny V wrote a review Mar 2019
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia2211 contributions176 helpful votes
It's a hotel that has been refurbished. It is also near to the city and the Sunday market which makes it convenient. It is not too pricey, and there is three different types of food establishments in the same row.
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Date of stay: April 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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Sub C wrote a review Jan 2019
Hong Kong, China1419 contributions100 helpful votes
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the hotel is centrally located in KK , its near many downtown malls and eateries so you dont need to ride bus or call taxi . The room is ok and clean , staff are nice and value for the price is good . It has many stories and commands good city view and even further down the sea view . I would stay here again next time I am in KK
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Higher floor for better sea view
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Emily C wrote a review Aug 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom11 contributions3 helpful votes
Stayed here with family for 2 night, rooms very comfortable, staff very friendly especially the owner was talking to my dad on checkout, the hotel was close to everything which was very handy, breakfast areas there was a lovely 24 hour Indian place!
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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Law_44 wrote a review Jun 2018
New Zealand40 contributions9 helpful votes
For the price you pay this is a good option. We stopped over for 1 night on our way to Kuching and there were no complains from us. The room was on the smaller side, quiet, air con worked well, comfortable bed and nice sheets. No breakfast included which was a bit of a draw back but we found a cafe around the corner (Nook) which has tasty breakfasts. The sea view was a pleasant surprise! Just to pre-warn other guests - you are expected to pay a 200MYR refundable deposit in case you smoke in the rooms. We didn't know about this until we arrived, it wasn't a problem as such, but it's good to be aware of this before-hand.
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Date of stay: June 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Rooms facing the ocean have lovely views.
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Phraveen wrote a review May 2018
79 contributions13 helpful votes
Great place to stayy..situated middle of the city..just a few meters to waterfront and malls ( wisma merdeka and suria sabah)and restaurants..seven eleven and clinics are near..stuffs are nice..rooms are nice and clean. Some rooms gets to see the beautiful sea view too
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Date of stay: November 2017Trip type: Travelled solo
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PRICE RANGE
US$17 - US$23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MalaysiaSabahWest Coast DivisionKota Kinabalu DistrictKota Kinabalu
NUMBER OF ROOMS
112
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Capital
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Capital?
Nearby attractions include Kota Kinabalu City Mosque (0.07 km), Gaya Street Sunday Market (0.3 km), and Suria Sabah (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Capital?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, meeting rooms, and dry cleaning.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Capital?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Capital?
Conveniently located restaurants include El Centro, Chilli Vanilla, and Nook Cafe.
Is Hotel Capital located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Kota Kinabalu.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Capital?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Capital?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Malay.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Capital?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Monsopiad Cultural Village (10.7 km).