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    The Jesselton Hotel

    69 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
    011 60 88-223 333
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    Overview
    • Excellent28%
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    “oldest hotel” (12 reviews)
    “gaya street” (39 reviews)
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    Reviewed 31 March 2014

    Stayed at this hotel which was brilliant for location, staff were very helpful but be careful of costs when using TripAdvisor Best prices featured booking services when paying direct to the hotel at the end of your stay. On checking in with a costing from...More

    1  Thank 99Graham99
    Reviewed 24 March 2014

    Perfect for an arrival night or night before heading to Mt Kinabalu. Clean rooms, decent shower, plenty of eating options close by, including an odd but tasty bakery/dumpling place at was open at 6 am, so could have food before mountain climb.

    Thank LondonKjc
    Reviewed 22 March 2014

    Nice small and quaint rooms. Breakfast is ok but I would prefer warm meals. Excellent location. Good friendly helpful staff. Will try my luck with a late checkout. Many eating places around. Coffee shop just across. Many banks with ATM nearby. For taxi service just...More

    Thank Jojo G
    Reviewed 21 March 2014

    Just spent a night at the Jesselton on my way to Kuching and had a wonderful night's sleep there. True, their rooms are old, and a coat of paint and a little bit of patching here and there wouldn't hurt, but as a whole I'd...More

    Thank Marc M
    Reviewed 16 March 2014

    The Jesselton is the oldest hotel in Kota (1954). It is like a good old car, still running smooth, with some original parts. It probably needs some renovations in some areas, but all in all, it is a good option in Kota. We were upgraded...More

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    About
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Concierge
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • USD 52 - USD 75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Sabah >
    • West Coast Division >
    • Kota Kinabalu District >
    • Kota Kinabalu
    • Also Known As
    • Jesselton Hotel Kota Kinabalu ,
    • The Jesselton Hotel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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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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    13 December 2014|
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    Response from Vetus | Reviewed this property |
    Very sorry, but as a British National, living in the Philippines, I do not have that information. Suggest you contact hotel direct.
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