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The Crown Borneo Hotel

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Bintulu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

It is a very convenient place to stay for a short trip that need you to spend a night just to wait for the next flight in the morning. Not to mention the transportation to and from the airport is FREE! If you have 4-5 person and don't mind sharing.. just book the family suites room. It can fit all... More 

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here 1 night and for the price it was a good experience. The staff is friendly and very helpful, the location is super convenient for the airport and they also have hotel cars to take you anywhere around town for a small fee. The room was basic but clean. Wifi doesn't work in the rooms very well but... More 

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Seattle
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The desk staff and shuttle driver were efficient, charming and lovely, but not trained very well. The breakfast was ok. That's the end of the positive comments. The wifi works only in the lobby, even though their website says 'in-room wifi'. The room was extremely small and smelly. I paid for two nights through expedia, but left after only one... More 

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Hoi An
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Welcoming guests in with the news that your booking has been received but that a room has not been held for you is not perhaps the best way to start your stay, in spite of the rather optimistic recommendation of other places to stay nearby. Whether I won the debate is very much open to question, as the evening spent... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This place is good only if you need a place to sleep, it's clean and close to the airport and about 15 min walk to the Tanjung Aru beach. The hotel airport pickup is good, but that was because my friend had arrived early and contacted the hotel for the pickup. The staff are friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Booked the accommodation a day before flying in to Kota Kinabalu and managed to arrange for airport transfers at no extra cost. Hotel is conveniently located near BKI (less than 3 min drive). Pleasantly surprised by the in-room wifi service. Massage and spa place directly opposite the hotel is a must-go, making this hotel the perfect stopover accommodation. (The 2.5... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The best hotel i stayed in so far this trip To east malaysia. Was surprised they had a free airport transfer. The guy waited patiently as my flight was slightly delayed. Food stalls all around the hotel. The only downside is the Internet was practically of non existent. Staffs were very friendly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is good but the air-condition was not that cold enough. Near at the 24/7 convenient store and some Chinese and Muslim restaurants. You can take a walk from airport to the hotel for 15-20mins. Advisable for solo or couple travelers for temporary accommodation.

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Waikerie, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The staff were helpful and you can arrange airport pick-up and drop off for free, but the room was very small and the bed!!! I had to check under the sheet to make sure there was a mattress!! it was soo hard!!! Also if you have bad knees like me make sure you get a room on the ground floor!... More 

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Richmond
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Not the sort of place to hang out with the kids, and the shower collapsed on my head (seemed to be a recurrent issue in malaysia) but overall a clean, decent place for an airport stop over. I thought tanjung aru was a good little town actually.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crown Borneo Hotel is centrally located within the Tanjung Aru town just minutes away from the city centre. The Crown Borneo has 28 rooms, offering queen bedroom and twin bedroom and comes with an attached bathroom with shower. All rooms are air-conditioned with an individual control, features a 32" LCD TV with selected satellite channels and tea/coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crown Borneo Hotel

Address: 23 Jalan Pinang | Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $21 - $29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Crown Borneo Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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