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The Jesselton Hotel

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came to Kota Kinabalu for tours...and were happy to find out the Jesselton Hotel was the one chosen by our tour company. From what we saw online, it looked like a delightful charming older hotel...and they did not disappoint. The staff were all very friendly and helpful...the rooms were very comfortable and spacious...the breakfasts were great...we could not have...

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a pleasure to stay here. Classic old hotel look.i have a very comfy and sleep well here.and a friendly staff👍👍👍 So i really recommend this place to stay. Everything was just nice😊😊😊😊😊 Will plan to stay here again.!!

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Batam, Indonesia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly and efficient check-in, good and comfortable rooms great shower. Excellent location near to all what you need to visit when in town and on Sunday the famous weekend market at your doorstep. Would go back when in town.

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Melbourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in one of the deluxe rooms. While the room wasn't modern, it was spacious, comfortable and decent value for money. There was some traffic noise from the busy street out the back, but not enough to cause problems unless you are sensitive to such things. The internet was good and the staff were pleasant and helpful...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool old hotel with good history. Nothing luxurious, but good service, solid room, and good location (I needed to be the the pier early). Some solid restaurants nearby as well. Not really near good tourist locations, but not a ton to see in KK anyways.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Classic old school hotel that is in the heart of the happening area-Gaya Street. Hotel had all the necessary facilities needed for a quick acquaintance with a small town. Great food choices, markets as well as walking to coast and all the other places. Gay and Lesbian travellers can go to. The bar around the corner for some drinks easily....

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Gdynia, Poland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is excellent located, practically in the heart of the city. Everything you need is within walking distance. The building is from the colonial time, very tastefully decorated with large rooms, comfortable bed and comfortable bathroom. Hotel staff is very helpful. Unfortunately, there is no pool or bar to relax in the evenings. It is ideal base for hiking...

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Gdynia, Poland
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Excellent location - in the centre, surrounded by shops, restaurants, shopping malls etc. Despite this, it was quiet. The room wasn't very spacious but well-equipped and clean with a large and very comfortable bed. The hotel is furnished with stylish furniture which reminds you of its long history. As for food served in their restaurant, we tried breakfast only as...

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Reviewed 25 January 2017

For a Mid-range and as an oldest hotel in kota kinabalu and a boutique hotel, The Jesselton Hotel are one of a kind, a very friendly service and efficiently excellent. I love the environment, love the room, and yessssss!!! the one and only hotel with 43.5 mbps internet connection!!!!!!!! FREE for all guest!!! hell yeaaahhhhh!!!!!! the TV was ok, but...

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Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Two nights booked online, bed only. Arrived by 30RM taxi from the airport at 11pm, no problems. The Sunday market is right outside and well worth it. We asked for a taxi for 04:15hrs the next morning, got downstairs at 04:10 and it was waiting for us. Good staff, clean, nice room, good value, plenty of places to eat nearby....

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Address: 69 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $65 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Jesselton Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Jesselton Hotel Kota Kinabalu
The Jesselton Hotel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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#7 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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