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Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolute luxury to come back to the Cititel Express after hiking in the jungles of Sabah! Constant hot water, a lush bed, a boiling/cold water dispenser in the corridor to make yourself a coffee in the morning, an iron available, a 24/7 laundry just outside the hotel, clean atmosphere, and great location in the center of the city are... More 

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CititelExpressKK, Hotel Manager at Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Warmest greetings from Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu and thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to read that you had a great stay in our hotel property and enjoyed the facilities surrounded the hotel. It is our pleasure to serve you and we hope to welcome you again to Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu in the near... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's just in town. There are some foodcourts, shops, guardian around this place. It's just walking distance to some places and for a good food. I stayed in standard room with sea view, it's compact design and remind me to hotel in Japan. There is water dispenser outside the room. Toothbrush is not provided. The wi-fi is strong and fast.... More 

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Brunei-Muara District, Brunei Darussalam
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time checkin this hotel,is quite good but the only problem space of room is small,we choose twinbed room which is two single beds quite small for three person in the room difficult to walk,luggage not enough space to put.Car park is available so noneed worry where to park is free.Paying for the breakfast buffet is so so.

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CititelExpressKK, Hotel Manager at Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Warmest greetings from Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu and thank you for your feedback. We do have bigger room type such as Superior Triple or Deluxe Quadroom which are located in the highest floor of our hotel building. The facilities in these room include a mini fridge, coffee & tea facilities, iron & ironing board and slippers. Please... More 

Pyeongtaek, South Korea
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's located in Asia city. So, most of seafood restaurants are walking distance. But, around the hotel is so dirty and the rooms are too small (you can only sleep there). In addition, its breakfast is terrible. Even though I paid for the breakfast, I ate almost nothing because there was almost no food. Even though I stayed here in... More 

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CititelExpressKK, Hotel Manager at Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Warmest greetings from Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu and thank you for your feedback. We noted your comments and will look into it for further improvement in future. Thank you. Regards, Sherry Yee Hotel Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a room here via online. The lobby looked refreshing. Bright and looks new. Greeted by the bell boy and receptionist. I didn't catch the bell boy's name but the receptionist was Irene and was helpful and very willing to find out information for me. I stayed here a few nights. One of the nights, I approached the counter around... More 

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CititelExpressKK, Hotel Manager at Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Warmest greetings from Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu and thank you for your feedback. Your comments are highly appreciated as it helps us to identify our weakness and area for improvement. Once again, thank you for staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Regards, Sherry Yee Hotel Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights in a Triple Room with 2 double beds. We paid USD$50/night which is very good value in KK (compared to other hotels) given the quality of the hotel and room (2 good sized beds). Very nice room located on the top floor (level 12), fresh, clean and east views to a green hillside. A reasonable size... More 

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CititelExpressKK, Hotel Manager at Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Warmest greetings from Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu and thank you for your valuable feedback. We are delighted to read that you have a great stay in our hotel. For your information, we also have a Studio in the highest floor of the building, same floor with the room you stayed. There is a small living room, a... More 

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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Staying this hotel almost every month during kota kinabaru visit, feel like my home at kk. Clean & Nice Hotel, well maintenance, Friendly & Helpful Staff. Located at Central of kk, Surrounding with Seafood Restaurant, Street foods, Locality Foods, Western Food & Shopping Mall.

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CititelExpressKK, Hotel Manager at Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Warmest greetings from Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu and thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed staying with us. We look forward to welcoming your return in the near future. Regards, Sherry Yee Hotel Manager More 

Attleboro, Massachusetts
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The room was SUPER tiny. I mean no place to organize anything; only space to set down your luggage. Aircon did not work in the first unit, but they moved us without argument to a room where it kind of sort of worked a little. This is definitely a no-frills place. Think more "high-end hostel" than hotel. Price was fine,... More 

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CititelExpressKK, Hotel Manager at Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Warmest greetings from Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu and thank you for your feedback. The philosophy of our Express hotel is smart, clean and simple. We aim to provide friendly service and value for money accommodation by providing smaller room with essential amenities so as to pass on saving to our guests and yet do not compromise on... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This hotel is value for money especially if you get a good deal. The rooms are small but clean and comfortable. However, because Kota Kinabalu is now very popular with the Chinese who come here for the cheap sea food and adventure, their presence is really felt. They do not seem to have the civic consciousness of most western travelers,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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7 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Hotel is in the very convenience area in KK. There was a famous coffee shop - Fook Yuen just around the hotel within 2 minutes walk. A local seafood restaurant - Welcome Seafood just next to the hotel. The price are reasonable and food was nice. Room in the hotel are very tiny. I have no space for my luggage... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu

Address: No. 1 Jalan Singgah Mata, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $29 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu 3*
Number of rooms: 275
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Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu Sabah
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