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The Jesselton Hotel

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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good54%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed yesterday

Perfect stay in town near everything. Below viewpoint, walking distance to harbor, fish market, shopping malls, restaurants, etc. Sunday market outside front door is best ever. Clean, huge, air con rooms. Staff so helpful, polite and kind. Old Town White Coffee shop over road is...More

Thank KarenWeaver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice room, small but clean and tidy. Friendly staff, but not falling over themselves.. . and a fair price. It's short of modern 4 stars, but that's partly because of the age. Reasonable value. Internet was intermittent, breakfast included was OK. Fair value.

Thank jacob s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first trip to KK but hopefully not my last! One of the main factors for having a wonderful trip was my good fortune in choosing the Jesselton Hotel. This is not an impersonal multi-country hotel chain where you are just another guest...More

1  Thank Keibuan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for just one day. Central location, lots of places where you can get by walking! Local food easily accessible and lots of varieties! Rooms are small but clean. Helpful reception staff. Has some charming features in decor!

Thank leisure1507
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, the location here is great! near to the water but in a quiet area. on sunday the market is literally outside the front door! its close to the walk to the observation tower. Just a small walk down to the waterfront, about 5 mins...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Air Conditioning
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Price range
USD 56 - USD 76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 56 - USD 76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Janet B
14 March 2018|
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Response from Tin Yan C | Reviewed this property |
Yes the room has bath tub but I think there’s no car park especially during Sunday due to Sunday market
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Leong Y
10 November 2017|
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Response from Hugh B | Reviewed this property |
Not free, but it's an inexpensive trip, and they can arrange.
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FaithRose
17 January 2015|
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Response from Jenny C | Reviewed this property |
Because u arrive at that time u need to make sure you get the taxi coupon ride. Its 50% more than usual rate (about 45) and safe but hang on to your receipt. You don't need to tip the driver or anyone... Don't spoil the... More
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"Booked double and twin and twin was much larger than double, more like a suite!"
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"the beds are all firm, inform the staff and they will do as much as they can to help. A few mattress..."
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"Ask to change rooms if there is anything about your room you don't like."
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"I suspect all the rooms are good!"
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