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Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu on the island of Borneo is the bustling gateway to acclaimed Kinabalu National Park. The park's high point is 13,400-foot Mount Kinabula, Malaysia's tallest peak, a mecca for climbers. Ninety miles away, thrilling jungle trekking and camping await in the Crocker Range National Park.

All things to do » Things to do

North Borneo Steam Railway
North Borneo Steam Railway
Attraction type: Scenic Railroads
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Shangri-La's Orangutan Care Project
Shangri-La's Orangutan Care Project
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Mari Mari Cultural Village
Mari Mari Cultural Village
Attraction type: History Museums
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Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
Attraction type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Dams
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Sabah Indoor Climbing Centre
Sabah Indoor Climbing Centre
Attraction type: Sports Complexes
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Ferdinand's
Ferdinand's
Ranked #1 of 329 Restaurants in Kota Kinabalu
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Ranked #2 of 329 Restaurants in Kota Kinabalu
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Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night
Chilli Vanilla
Chilli Vanilla
Ranked #3 of 329 Restaurants in Kota Kinabalu
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
K.Sanba's Curry Specials
K.Sanba's Curry Specials
Ranked #4 of 329 Restaurants in Kota Kinabalu
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Kudos
Kudos
Ranked #5 of 329 Restaurants in Kota Kinabalu
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Masada Backpacker
Masada Backpacker
$15 - $23
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Jungle Jack Backpackers
Jungle Jack Backpackers
$11 - $13 (MYR 35 - 40)
Lavender Lodge
2.0 of 5
Lavender Lodge
$20 - $46
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Eden54
Hotel Eden54
$35
Ranked #2 of 92 hotels in Kota Kinabalu
J Residence
J Residence
$30 - $50
Asiana Hotel
3.0 of 5
Asiana Hotel
$28 - $40
Ranked #21 of 92 hotels in Kota Kinabalu
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort
5.0 of 5
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort
$227 - $375
Ranked #1 of 92 hotels in Kota Kinabalu
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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
5.0 of 5
Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
$238 - $389
Ranked #3 of 92 hotels in Kota Kinabalu
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Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
4.5 of 5
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
$127 - $233
Ranked #5 of 92 hotels in Kota Kinabalu
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