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Certificate of Excellence
Just 300 metres away from the entrance of Kinabalu Park Headquarters, J Residence is the nearest lodge outside Mount Kinabalu National Park, and with rooms price three times lower than those chalets and lodges inside Kinabalu Park. J Residence was built in the year 2010 and our lodge are partially hidden by trees and plants from the main road. Our lodge overlook the Bundu Tuhan dwelling & farming community while the back is decorated with rows of tall matured pine trees. Temperature here ranges from 19°C to 17°C at night. Truly a great place to seek refuge from the hot equatorial climate of the other major cities of Sabah.
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5 star hotel budget so don't expect luxury. Clean and quiet room with a comfortable bed for a reasonable price. A fine choice when you need to spend a night in the vicinity. Would stay again. Not much in this part of the area, so bring your own breakfast and dinner.
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Great stay near Mount K The place was easy to locate and our stay at was great. The lodging was very clean and kept up. The service was good and helped us arranged taxi to visit spots nearby. Overall the atmosphere is serene and peaceful. Good memories.
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Highly Recommended Nice simple room with attached bathroom. The bathroom have water heater and functioning well. There is kettle in room and they are selling cup instant noodles at the counter which is so nice to eat in the cold weather. The scenery around the Ayana is awesome.
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The place is good and peaceful. Staff was very very friendly, helpful & promptly assist on help request. J Residence is a quiet place, windy and cold. Very comfortable. Near to most attraction places. Easy to find food. Cheers.
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We had a friends trip over to kundasang and we decided to spend a night here. Such a disappointment. We were in room 2C. Cons: -very steep road to enter the place. You really need to be experienced in order to drive down. -limited parking -area 2 have 3 rooms connected. If
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How to reach this place from KK International airport?
Not sure about public transport but i drive there. From KKIA to j residence takes about 2-3hour drive.
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"we stayed at unit 5B. liked it very much"
"all rooms are good"
"5B has good views, but if there is someone in 5A it is not at all private. 3A/B is facing the parking lot and is not private at all."
"located near to the National Park"
"House 1 quieter, bring your own hairdryer, without kinabalu mountain view"
j residence hotel kota kinabalu
MalaysiaSabahWest Coast DivisionKota Kinabalu DistrictKota Kinabalu
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