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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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Ranked #38 of 93 Hotels in Kota Kinabalu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

I spent one night at this hotel ahead of an early morning flight. It was clean and quiet but very small. TV was great, shower was hot. Wifi was very weak and didn't reach my room. Received a wake-up call then was driven to the airport in a minivan before dawn for free. There are several small hotels and guesthouses... More

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Juva, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

We stayed 6 nights at the Crown Borneo Hotel. It is very close to KKIA Terminal 2. The hotel has an awesome transfer system. You can get transfer to anywhere in the city, and the prices are the same or even lower than by taxi. Rooms are clean and they have a free wifi. We also enjoyed the complimentary menu... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

A nice small hotel with clean, although small, rooms. The only medium level service was WiFi, which seemed to operate with fluctuating cycle. Location close to one of the KK airport runways made me thinking about the noise, but I was able to sleep without any disturbances. Room quality was of the very good standard if you don't count floor... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

We stayed two nights, separated by a night, at the Hotel. It is pretty much as advertised, tidy, clean, compact rooms (seems the norm in KK in this price range) and very close to the airport, with the bonus of free airport transfers, free wifi. I've bumped my review up to top marks due to the brilliant team that work... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011

If you need a place to sleep at night, for your flight next morning, look no further. We stayed for one night at Crown Borneo, it was convenience and hassle free. Our flight suppose to reach Kota Kinabalu at 8pm, however, due to flight delay casued by bad weather, it was delayed till 8.45pm. We were so worried that no... More

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Kuantan, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

The price is quite cheap but the facilities really terrible.There was no mirror in the room but only bathroom.I hate the hotel.Then breakfast was not buffet and not nice.If I not mistaken it was new zealand style breakfast.Other than that,the bathroom locker also have problem.The matress was really hard and uncomfortable to sleep.The room was really small.Then the Tv also... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

Pre trip e mail contact was friendly and efficient. Excellent value (one night was the equivalent of about $57 NZD) We checked in late, about 9pm and were out again by 6am the next day so only ever saw it in the dark! While certainly nothing fancy it was very clean and tidy with honest friendly service. Extremely close to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

This hotel was fine for our overnight transit and cheap. Free transfers and location make it perfect plus a nice walk to the beach is possible for dinner if you feel inclined! The bathroom is strange as they are glass boxes but free wifi and friendly service makes up for it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

The price is quite reasonable for a small, simple, clean and comfortable room which has provided free shuttle to airport.Airport (KKIA Terminal 2) is just 5mins away by car to reach the hotel. 15-20mins walks to Tanjung Aru beach and Perdana Park . Free wifi, coffee maker and LCD TV in the room. There is one convenience store located in... More

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Redwood City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

We enjoyed our stay here. The staff was organized and helpful. They were friendly and provided us with an early breakfast for an early flight. Its a good place to stay especially if you are just in and out of KK. Quick trip to the airport but not close to the downtown area, which was fine for us. As other... 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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