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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014
Toshiki Tawau Division, Malaysia
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tawau Division, Malaysia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Price is reasonable, room is clean and safe, no elevator, nice Air-cond, free wifi, nice location with many food outlets just a stone throw away. However, the location is too near to the airport only if you don't mind the last flight is is around 1am and the first flight is around 6am... the plane might wake you up, free... More 

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Manila, Philippines
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

budget hotel, room facilities are working,clean,heater is working well,quiet during night, although tv channels are limited and there is no mini refrigerator and the outlet for switch is different (would prefer the universal switch than the square), would recommend this hotel to anyone specially for people like me who are in a budget! ;-)

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I had to stay 2 nights in Sabah and did not plan it recently which found me walking from the airport to the 'Airport View Hotel' 3-4km away. Upon reaching the hotel in the morning around 11am, I was 'greeted' (more like a grunt) by the receptionist and he told me that there were rooms available but the check in... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This hotel is very close to the international airport and provide free airport shuttle starting from 5am. We had a 6am flight to catch but was given ample time due to this service. Also, even though the room is small, it's considered clean and the service people are all very welcoming and friendly. They also charge only RM15 to drive... More 

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75 reviews 75 reviews
37 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

When I go to a strange city, I look for good review scores, a free airport shuttle, and then access to the main city centre at a reasonable cost. This place has all that and more, with an affordable tariff and good customer service. This Hotel is of an older style and is located in the southern part of the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I'll start with the pros... Close to the airport Free airport transfers Hot water and a good shower Staff were helpful when we asked for directions etc There is a small beach about a 10-15min walk away that was fun to visit. There are some nice bars to sit in and the sea was really warm And for the cons...... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We checked into a family room which was so tiny it could hardly even be called a regular "twin" room! it is advertised as a family room but there is only one small single bed inside and another regular sized twin bed that can hardly accommodate two normal sized persons without the other falling off the sides. The room we... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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91 reviews 91 reviews
25 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 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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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*
Number of rooms: 28
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