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The Jesselton Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good54%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oldest hotel”(14 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Suites
Concierge
Wheelchair access
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Check in without concern, reception even guessed my name as I walked in which was a nice surprise Foyer sets the tone for old school charm which is throughout out the hotel walking a fine line between classic and dated The maid uniforms were very...More

Thank joancollins69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights and got rooms on the third floor. Even though the hotel has been around for a while, it felt relatively well-maintained given its age. The windows were noise-insulating, and blocked out the street sounds below. Bed was...More

Thank Alfred F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is around 15 mins from the airport and surrounded by food which are all good. The room was clean though the chairs were a bit stained. No smells though so that’s a huge plus. There’s also a really nice wine bar at the...More

2  Thank JeremyMatthew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice hotel, friendly and accommodating staff. Comfortable stay and nice and clean. Breakfast is sort of in the restaurant attached and that was delicious. Close to centre of town so walking distance to restaurants etc

Thank Beki64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location, you can walk to almost all places. Rooms are clean; airconditioning system is great. Good and efficient front desk staff. Cons: The bathrooms need to be upgraded, especially the bathtubs which are all stained and just terrible. Perhaps getting rid of the bathtubs...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Details
Price range
$55 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$55 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveler (199)
Room & Suite (190)
Dining (44)
Pool & Beach (2)
Amenities (20)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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Zoe K
May 3, 2018|
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Response from Neil M |
I am confident you can check in late. There have always been staff on duty. Anyway you can inform them you will be late, I have always found them very helpful and pleasant. Their contact details are on the Jesselton Hotel... More
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Janet B
March 14, 2018|
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Response from Tin Yan C | Reviewed this property |
Yes the room has bath tub but I think there’s no car park especially during Sunday due to Sunday market
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Leong Y
November 10, 2017|
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Response from Hugh B | Reviewed this property |
Not free, but it's an inexpensive trip, and they can arrange.
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Room Tips
"Corner units are better."
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"Booked double and twin and twin was much larger than double, more like a suite!"
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"the beds are all firm, inform the staff and they will do as much as they can to help. A few mattress..."
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"Ask to change rooms if there is anything about your room you don't like."
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