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The Crown Borneo Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   23 Jalan Pinang | Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews 66 reviews
17 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

My son and I were spent a couple of nights here during our recent trip to the Seaventures rig in East Borneo; as our flight from Singapore arrived too late to catch the onward flight to Tawau. While the location close to the airport and the included transfers are great; the rooms themselves are nothing to write home about. It's... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

The main reason I chose to stay at this hotel is that they offer free shuttle to the Airport. Even you need to leave as early as 5am, they do not have extra charge for that. I guess that is the main good thing about this place and many guests do choose this place for the same reason. There are... More

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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24 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Our planned stay was to be just 12 hours, but due to late arrival of our Cebu Pacific flight from Manila, and being held on board for 40 minutes after landing, the actual stay was even shorter. Having arranged the airport pick up for approx 12 midnight, it was 2 a.m. before we made it out to the van and... More

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88 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Having stayed at this budget hotel in Tanjung Aru no less than 4 times in the past, and have also arranged accomodations on at least 3 occassions for friends who were participating in the annual marathon in Kinabalu, this was probably the most bizzare experince I have had with a hotel anywhere thus far in the world. -Staff do NOT... More

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The room looked perfect when we arrived at 1 am and was picked up by our driver, no hassle get on with business quick transfer to the hotel was what we needed that night. The hotel was ok with our 5 bed room 308. It was a bargain, way bigger than we needed for our family and 2 toilets for... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

The room we checked in was only one rooms with 5 single bed. Actually the hotels must be prepared laundry bag for us so that easily to keep dirty clothes and more about it. Then not more choices for the breakfast... must be improve again....

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Kota Kinabalu District, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We ha e just checked in and instead of giving us 2 rooms (a couple and a shared) as booked and PAID FOR we have been given a 5-person shared room. No mention of a partial refund or any apologies, they even acted like they were doing us a favour. A hotel that can't keep a PAID reservation is no... More

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Sanbornville, New Hampshire
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57 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

PERFECT for our late arrival into Kota Kinabalu. Basic accommodations, right by the airport, airport pickup and even breakfast included! Plus -- really inexpensive. The hotel van met us at the gate as promised at just after 11PM: my name on a sign, easy to find and friendly. We were taken directly to the hotel. Hotel facade was very clean,... More

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Bellbrook, OH
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107 reviews 107 reviews
36 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

I had to overnight on my way to Tawau from Singapore and stayed here for one night to be close to the airport. Nice clean room with a comfy bed, nice shower and good wifi. They picked me up at the airport as arranged by sending them an email request and returned me to the airport early in the morning.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This was great for our late night arrival at 00.50 . I would recommend parties of three to take the bigger family room as the double bed is a bit on the small side . The beds are of the harder variety but we all slept really well .

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Address: 23 Jalan Pinang | Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Crown Borneo Hotel 3*
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The Crown Borneo Hotel is centrally located within the Tanjung Aru town just minutes away from the city centre. The Crown Borneo has 28 rooms, offering queen bedroom and twin bedroom and comes with an attached bathroom with shower. All rooms are air-conditioned with an individual control, features a 32" LCD TV with selected satellite channels and tea/coffee making facilities. ... more   less 
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