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The Jesselton Hotel

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69 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu 88000 Malaysia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews oldest hotel gaya street old colonial style historical hotel sunday market excellent location walking distance third floor stayed for one night air conditioning local food rooms are spacious convenient location hot water kk town kota doorman
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The air-con was not working. It was warm and I was not able to sleep. Worst experience ever. I complained to the reception desk and they sent housekeeping to look at it. No difference and problem not resolved.More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank rob_faris
Response from Jesselton_Hotel, General Manager at The Jesselton HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear rob_faris, I am sorry to hear of your disappointing experience with us on your 1st night stay. Thank you for reviewing us while you are still staying with us. Our housekeeper checked the air-con and noticed that the temperature shown on the remote controller...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2018

We stayed at the Jesselton on 2x occasions during our recent Borneo trip and would definitely come again if we were in town again in the future. The staff were very friendly and welcoming, nothing seemed too much trouble. The rooms were very large and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Francois V
Reviewed 1 week ago

1. toilet flush is not working very well. 2. shower curtain is dirty. 3. lights are not enough in the room. no lights on top of mirror 4. since lights are not sufficient, hard to see how dirty the carpet is. There are unlimited lice...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank claumann2000
Response from Jesselton_Hotel, General Manager at The Jesselton HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Claumann2000, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear about your experience. As we strive to provide the highest quality environment and service for our visitors, it is with sincere regret that we did not have the chance to address some of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent one night here, on our way through KK. We requested a non smoking quiet room., but were given a room that smelled so strongly of cigarette smoke over the main street. So we moved room. The pros: comfortable, clean bed; quiet room, hot...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 847kts
Reviewed December 2, 2018

The oldest hotel in KK is wonderfully situated. A quick walk to the beach to see the sunset. And tons of wonderful places to eat down the street in Chinatown. I would suggest not even opting to pay extra for breakfast at the hotel there...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
32
Price range
$52 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Jesselton Hotel Kota Kinabalu
,
The Jesselton Hotel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
32
Price range
$52 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Jesselton Hotel Kota Kinabalu
,
The Jesselton Hotel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
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Dining (46)
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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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janeturing
March 14, 2018|
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Response from TinYanC2 | 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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yenyau80
November 10, 2017|
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Response from hdbyrne | Reviewed this property |
Not free, but it's an inexpensive trip, and they can arrange.
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Room Tips
"Ask for a street view room"
SandipRoy
Dec 2, 2018
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"Rooms at the back of the hotel less street noise."
bevm220
Oct 26, 2018
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"May want to book way ahead if you would like a single queen size bed"
charlotten158
Aug 30, 2018
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"Corner units are better."
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Jun 5, 2018
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