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London, Canada
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Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Very basic hotel, but very clean and nice friendly staff. For this money you can't find better, I think. The Ferry station is close (15 minutes walk) to Pantai Inn. Manuka Island is a must, but don't wear a baseball cap on the ferry.... Wonderful experience, wonderful Borneo

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Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights. Staff on reception fine, some don't speak very good english. Rooms are cleaned everyday, basic but the usual amenities are supplied. Had some laundry done at the hotel, another guest said it's much cheaper up the road though. Wifi was very temperamental, not sure if that's just our room location. Would recommend to stay here... More 

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Ireland
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Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

For 32 AUD per night for a double room, this hotel is good value. Location is great and everything is within walking distance. The room & be sheets are clean but agree with other reviews regarding the place needing a fresh paint. If you're looking for budget and want a step up from a backpackers, I would recommend pantai inn

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Semporna District, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

its a budget hotel with an excellent location. a door step to Gaya Street. walking distance to KK's many attraction, such as night market, shopping malls and eateries.easy to get a taxi. wi-fi is a bit lousy although the modem was located front of the room. the room was small and old tv with limited channel.

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PantaiInn, Manager at Pantai Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We take note of the size of our rooms as we are rather a very old hotel (about 20years). We apologise with the wifi connection here in KK as in our area the Telco is still doing upgrading to the internet. The management is planning for a full refurbishment in a very near future, we... More 

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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56 reviews
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Reviewed 5 November 2013 via mobile

Stayed here several times, although the room was small & outdated, it was clean. The best part about this hotel is location, location, location. Easy access to local eateries & shopping complexes, not to mention the Gaya Sunday Market is just right behind the hotel. Affordable rates too.

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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 18 May 2013

We spent 2 nights in room no 307. We made a booking in advance via booking.com thanks to the opinions and appealing price (MYR 87 per night for a double room). What we found there was hugely disapponting. The reception is quite nice and the service is good. I'll start with the good things: - the reception is quite nice... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 April 2013

This s quite a basic hotel but it is very reasonably priced and it is central Kota Kinabalu so handy for the harbour front and the markets and restaurants. It s about 15/20 minute drive from the airport -the cst if the taxi ride us 30 RM - about £5. The one down side is that it was noisy at... More 

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Reviewed 27 February 2013

Bed bugs.!! Stay anywhere else.! We stayed at Pantai and the staff were lovely minus one. Our holiday involved a visit to the doctors due to bed bug attack. When we spoke to lovely staff they directed us to the female manager who quite honestly was uninterested and uncompassionate to our bed bug cause. She offered no compensation or care... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 14 January 2013

I agree with others when they say the location of this inn is it's only greatest feature. Otherwise the stay wa pretty horrible. First of all the stink of cigarette smoke throughout the whole hotel is enough to give you constant nausea. Second the walls are SO thin! We couldn't sleep all night because we could hear every noise made... More 

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Reviewed 28 December 2012 via mobile

We stayed for only one night and the thing that we really like about the place is it's location because it is near the night market and also just a walking distance to wisma merdeka and bayview waterfront and other restaurants and establishments. We booked through booking.com and the frontdesk personnel are friendly, thought they know a little english so... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Pantai Inn

Address: Pantai Inn No. 56 & 57 Jalan Pantai, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $27 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Pantai Inn 1*
Number of rooms: 42
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Pantai Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Pantai Inn Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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“There are so many hotels in the area it is much better to se and book than book on line. Go for a bit more expensive room. You end up getting what u pay for.”
 of 5 bubbles abcdefg556, 24 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Rooms facing the main road are noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Mozou-Kozou, 7 May 2012 | Read review
“Ask for a room closer to the router if you want the best wifi signal.”
 of 5 bubbles Bethhess00, 18 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Get the top floor for minimal noise and preferable the one facing the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Jim28Manila, 9 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quiter.”
 of 5 bubbles TravellingStoneHenge, 28 Feb 2012 | Read review
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