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Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No. 1, Jalan Singgah Mata 1, Asia City, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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95 reviews 95 reviews
25 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a nice comfortable hotel. Initially be booked a standard room which is too tiny for us. So we decided to havery studio room. It was very nice and tidy. We needed extra towel and the housekeeper manager herself brought to us in no time. Her name was Ms Julia. It was a nice touch. The first time in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The rooms were very standard: a comfy bed, a safe, a small refrigerator and a clean bathroom. However, they were a bit small, but not a big deal. I think my favorite thing about this hotel is that the staff always smiling. I found it to be funny and sweet. I guess the bottom line is that you can't go... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I agree with everyone who had compliant about the noise issue. Yep, but I still choose to stay in this hotel. Why? It's cheap and got free wifi. That's good enough for me. I do found noise from the corridor can easily travel through. But that's when you have inconsiderate neighbor shouting and laughing in the middle of the night... More

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The lobby is big and grand but I tell you what? The room is so small that we couldn't even get to put our luggages on the floor completely. The length between the TV desk and your bed is about a feet plus and the walkway is about a yard wide. The window is only a few inches to your... More

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Hong Kong, China
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Be honest its location is not the best for me. because i loved to go area around gaya street, searching for food. but anyway it is around 15-20mins walk from hotel to gaya street.instead it is near to a (not fancy mall) called Center Point, where it has supermarket and local stores. Its room is very very small but tidy... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This will be a very quick and brief review as there is not a lot to say about this hotel. I think its based on the Japanese concept of how small can you make a room and still get away with renting it out as a double hotel bedroom. I would suggest that this hotel has won the contest as... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there twice with 2 weeks apart and didn't have any choice but to stay at this hotel. The 1st trip we stayed at 9th floor (room 913, 914 and 915) and we were given rooms that are in the middle of the floor (thats mean no windows). It was so stuffy and I suggest Claustrophobic should avoid this because... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For the price, it's quite a bargain for a centrally located hotel. As expected, rooms are small and deco is decent, but that's perfectly fine to me. However, the sound proofing is awful! I can hear toilet flushes and people showering. Worst of all, a group of inconsiderate tourists were chatting loudly along the corridor at 6am!

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked the standard double room for rm136 per nite. The room is indeed small with little room for walking. It's like Tune Hotel but the bright side is it comes with toiletries, free wifi n tv (because u have paid all for this =]). Although the room doesnt have a flask to boil water, they have a water dispenser... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Yes, I can hear everything! Screaming kids and parents at the corridor, the flushing of the toilet next door, people talking over the phone, noisy TV can be heard over the wall! There is practically ZERO sound proofing. The rooms are so small and congested. The only good thing is that it is working distance to shopping malls nearby and... More

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Address: No. 1, Jalan Singgah Mata 1, Asia City, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
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Hotel Class:3 star — Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu 3*
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