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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

- 7km far from town - beside mall - parking is so little, if none you will need to park in the mall and pay..not free - far from the town where foods and entertaiments are - breakfast is a buffet..thats awesome - swimming pool is huge but sadly freezing cold..hated it - rooms are ok..not bad

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the Grand Borneo Hotel for 3 nights with breakfast included. Staff are friendly and helpful and located by the largest shopping mall in KK. The room was clean but a bit dated as the hotel is now 10 years old and in need of some updates and a lick of paint here and there. I stayed in... More 

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Kudat, Sabah, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed couple of times here. latest stay was in July, stayed in standard room with king-size bed. everything was good. i love the breakfast buffet with variety of foods. no complaint so far. another big added value is due to its location - within same building of a shopping mall 1 borneo.

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Richmond, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The hotel is nothing special and could be cleaner. The front staff was very nice and helpful. Free buffet with our stay. There is a large number of package travellers and the buffet would run out of food and food was cold.

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S'pore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

I stayed @ Grand Borneo for 4 nites with my mum. The room is very basic but the Housekeeping service was prompt. The good thing is the super easy access to shopping, and the staff were friendly and helpful.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I stay in superior room, the room is nice, big enough, and toilet also big, . But no maintenance, the bathtub cannot be flush. The towels that they provide also dirty, I still can see yellow color on the towels. They also did not arrange well the position of foods, . I when there during holidays, lots people come, late... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is rundown, old despite quite recently built, obviously poorly maintained and has a terrible decor.. Torn wallpaper, cupboard, drawers.. Room is dark, small, claustrophobic, view outside is terrible...This is no hotel standard... Grand?? Definitely need to do something about the decor and quality.. Will not come back, definitely! ..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is located about 30 mins from the airport, which cost us 50rm to get here. The reception is open and had a lovely feel to it. Our room was located on the 13th floor and was a clean double room which had a TV with numerous English channels. The shower was always hot and powerful. We didn't actually... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

This hotel is abit far from the town but this connected to 1 borneo mall. Feel abit weird that there's a glass infront of the shower that is connected to the room. The standard room is abit small but overall it's a good hotel. Wouldn't be back to this hotel as it's far from the town but if there's any... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Located 15-20mins away from KK City, Grand Borneo Hotel is good way to detach from the noise and people, if you're looking for a relaxation. The hotel is also connected to a mall so you can access the necessities you need. As for tours, you can ask the hotel for their partner agencies which they can get for a lower... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grand Borneo Hotel, a fast growing home-grown brand, makes its debut in the pulsating tropical wonders of Kota Kinabalu. This 325-room property of modern chic deluxe class forms an integral part of the largest mall in Sabah - 1Borneo Hypermall; an entertainment complex with over 400 stores of leisure, entertainment and culinary delights. This international class hotel caters to business travelers as well as holiday makers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Borneo Hotel

Address: D'Borneo Hotel TA-00-01, 1 Borneo Hypermall | Jalan UMS, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $31 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Borneo Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 298
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Also Known As:
Grand Borneo Hotel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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