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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice place to stay. They got comfy beds and friendly staff. Only issue was their wifi is under repair during our stay good thing we have our own mobile data to update our family that we are always safe on trips. You can explore their garden and have a little trek.

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Thank arocreo
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56 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looks like a Fort from the old times. Been tarted up in recent years. Clean rooms and bathroom but the whole hotel has a strange feeling. Staff at front desk very helpful and friendly.g B'fast cooked by young chefs and all the same every day. Good for short stay. Taxi charged me 30 rm one night from KK town centre.... More 

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Thank David W
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Checked in for 3 days and 2 nights. The room is quite spacious and clean. But the only thing bothering me is that, the toilet have no bidet. It's pretty hard for Muslim guests to clean properly after finished doing 'business'. I hope they install a bidet in each toilet in the future and be more Muslim friendly.

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Thank Badrul H
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124 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

The Palace Hotel is in the centre of Kota Kinabalu located on a hill. Next to the hotel is a shopping centre. We stayed in one of the infamous "rooms without window" in the basement. It sounds worse than what it is. Half of the rooms actually have got a window - just no view since you are looking in... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The room was clean & modern. Tho' it was small, however it was fully equipped. The room was quiet, & it was q good rest. The staff was friendly & helpful. Breakfast was sufficient & have enough varieties. Overall, the hotel is alright.

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kotakinabalu
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

nice lobby, good amount of carpark, breakfast quite bland as quite obvious chefs were young and undergoing training, certain food repetitious is stay more than 2 days. rooms clean, windows overlook carpark area. upper floors are good. don't stay at lower ground, especially level 1. bed and sheets are clean, good amount of shelf to put laptops, handphones, makeups, drinks.... More 

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Malaysia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

No window feel a bit stuffy. Wi fi service are slow, should improve this. Food are not many variety & taste below average. Shall provide more food variety and improve on the taste. Staff are friendly and helpful

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Iloilo Province, Philippines
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15 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Pros: Easy to locate, nice lobby, attentive front desk, fine room, comfy beddings, buffet breakfast, free shuttle to downtown Cons: 1.5 km from Gaya, no convenience stores around, ants everywhere, no bidet

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Baguio, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

My husband and I stayed for 4 nights. Room is CLEAN. Great GYM and POOL is OK. Average Buffet Breakfast for FREE from 7 to 10am. They had separate EGG Station but Don't even try to ask for a good omelet :( Terrible experience. The hotel is 30mins. walk to the town proper. Because of it's BAD location we decided... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

price matched the facilities and breakfast buffet was great. love the waffle with peanut butter. the f&b people are friendly. definitely my first choice in kk. great if u have work in karamunsing area

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Address: No 1 Jalan Tangki, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia (Formerly Berjaya Palace Hotel)
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $31 - $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu 4*
Number of rooms: 151
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Also Known As:
Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu
The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu Sabah
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#7 Best Value Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#11 Luxury Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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