I stayed at Hotel Eden54 for 5 days recently - mainly as a resting point for doing the 2-day hike up beautiful Mt Kinabalu. I had read the superb reviews for the hotel and the recommendation from Lonely Planet, and I can say without a doubt that this hotel deserves all the credit it receives.
It looks modest from the outside, but as soon as you arrive and are welcomed by Ling-Ling the hotel should be rated 5-star. The rooms are immaculate (I had a studio room with ensuite bathroom), clean, modern, colourful - and cool (air-con was a must for this time of year). Its location in Kota Kinabalu makes it within walking distance of everything important, plus having a supermarket next door is very handy - although don't be fooled into having breakfast at the supermarket cafe(not good!), head to the OldTown White Coffee a few blocks down, half the price twice as good.
Cannot endorse Ling-Ling's service enough - she is polite, friendly, welcoming, informative, and nothing is too much trouble for her. Laundry is easy to organise and cheap, and if you need any ideas, prices, taxis, or information about Sabah - she's exactly who to ask.
Don't overlook this hotel - it's outstanding and I hope other hotels in KK aspire to the service and standards at Eden54.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Eden54 is a budget boutique hotel located in the city center of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, near major shopping malls, banks, supermarket, restaurants, tourism offices and jetty to Labuan and other famous islands in Sabah. ... more less
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- Hotel Eden54 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah