We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Good for families or groups”
Review of Sky Hotel

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
Sky Hotel
Ranked #33 of 92 Hotels in Kota Kinabalu
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We stayed 3 nights in the Executive room (5 people in 2 rooms). It's very spacious with a living room, dining area and kitchenette (stove with heating element). I think it's perfect if you're stuck together for a few days; families are great but personal space is better ;)

- RM1,100 for 3 nights in a large space incl breakfast is a good deal!
- Free parking
- Not walkable (scary busy highways) but it's near to Welcome Seafood
- Friendly and accommodating staff
- Rainshower, fantastic!

- Breakfast spread is vegetarian. Average taste.

- pillows too thick
- leaky pipe in the master bedroom, couldn't be fixed
- Room service food is quite bad, except for the pizza
- Room service plates left outside for more than a day, stank
- Housekeeping washed some plates in the sink, but left a couple unwashed. Err...
- No late check-outs

Management if you're reading this, suggestions:
- Provide a fan in the large living room
- Provide scrubs + soap for self plate washing

Despite all that, I'd definitely stay here again if I am travelling in a group. The price for the space we enjoyed was unbeatable.

  • Stayed: July 2015, travelled with family
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Service
2  Thank suanie_net
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (122)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

57 - 61 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

I booked an Executive Room for two nights for a family of three persons. This hotel is quite new. Located in a small area within the financial and commercial area of the city, entering and exiting the area can be a hassle during peak hours. There is hardly any available space to drop off and pick up in front of the small lobby which is shared with the Borneo Vista Suites Hotel which occupies the same premise. However, free parking facility is available for guests at the four-storey car park. Rooms facilities are excellent and ideal for families even with small children. Cooking could be done here. Breakfast is vegetarian and began quite late. Staying here is preferable if coming with own transport. The nearest coffee shops are at Sadong Jaya which is about ten minutes' walk. The shopping complexes are also not far but walking along and crossing the busy roads are hazardous. Taxis are available on request.

Stayed: July 2015, travelled with family
Thank James N
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Located at the edge of downtown KK, walking distance into downtown area and to the new Imago luxury goods mall (15-20mins ). Locations was great for us as we mainly drove into the suburbs to visit family and friends. Generally clean suite rooms, great space, though if I need to be picky, the counter top are not properly cleaned upon our check-in, and the walls have dirt and scratch marks. Rooms took quite a few hours to cool down after the air-conditioners were turned on. Pillows were hard (hotel can consider to provide some hard and some soft pillows in room). There is foul smell that comes from the kitchen sink which we plugged it with paper towel. Water pressure is bad during peak shower hours. Our room keys didn't work and wifi expired the day before check-out. (I hate to carry loads of shopping with tired legs to arrive at the room to find not out the room keys didn't work!) Rooftop pool had a great view but small to be able to have a good swim. Free easy parking. However, is it a security issue where the elevator from parking goes to the rooms directly without requiring room key? Included breakfast is vegetarian and mediocre.

  • Stayed: July 2015, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Service
Thank 7Makarios
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

New hotel. Only thing is they served vegetarian food only. Good for health. Room is very clean, mini suite and price is reasonable. Just opposite the police station and behind Maybank. It takes about 15 minutes from airport. Hotel also provides free bus to bring you around.

Stayed: June 2015, travelled on business
1  Thank richardwong16
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 June 2015

We booked into this hotel for 2 nights as we were in town for some work.
The hotel is newly built so condition of the hotel is still new.
The rooms are spacious and complete a kitchen.
Can do your own cooking.
The gym and pool was closed for renovation during my saty
Pillows were rather hard and they did not have any other types to replace with.
Breakfast buffet was a standard as you find in every hospital
The hotel will get a cab for you if you need one as there are none outside the hotel.
Decent place to stay

  • Stayed: April 2015, travelled on business
    • Value
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank Kiran_Chalam
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Kota Kinabalu hotels
0 km away
Borneo Vista Suites Hotel
Borneo Vista Suites Hotel
#35 of 92 in Kota Kinabalu
40 reviews
0.2 km away
Ming Garden Hotel & Residences
Ming Garden Hotel & Residences
#18 of 92 in Kota Kinabalu
465 reviews
0.9 km away
The Klagan Hotel
The Klagan Hotel
#14 of 92 in Kota Kinabalu
346 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.4 km away
Horizon Hotel
Horizon Hotel
#10 of 92 in Kota Kinabalu
856 reviews
0 km away
Sabah Oriental Hotel
Sabah Oriental Hotel
#47 of 92 in Kota Kinabalu
309 reviews
1.8 km away
Hotel Sixty3
Hotel Sixty3
#1 of 92 in Kota Kinabalu
757 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Sky Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Sky Hotel

Address: Lorong Kemajuan, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Hotel Style:
Ranked #33 of 92 Hotels in Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $76 - $684 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sky Hotel 3.5*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Agoda, Asiatravel.com Holdings, Expedia, Ctrip TA and HotelQuickly so you can book your Sky Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Sky Hotel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing