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    The Jesselton Hotel

    69 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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    1 - 5 of 428 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The hotel is at Jalan Gaya. The hotel is actually a few shophouses converted into a hotel. Its theme is the old colonial style. Its quite an old hotel but reasonable well maintained. The room's door are still open using key instead of key cards!...More

    Thank Eric L
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed here between flights. While a bit tired and dark (with an out-of-commission small restaurant), the room was large and comfortable and the desk manager a gracious lifesaver when travel bookings temporarily crumbled. A RM30 taxi from the airport, and walking distance to a...More

    1  Thank Bruce M
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Although this hotel is a little old it is a welcoming place to be. Our suite is clean and well maintained and the staff friendly. All you need for a relaxing place to sleep. Very central to everything and great rates as just back from...More

    Thank lovinhippos
    Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

    Hotel located at centre of old town Jalan Gaya. Surrounding by all old shops with lots of tourist activities day and night. Impressed with the antique look of the hotel with preserved well. Were offer to upgraded room ... nice and spacy. Unfortunately restaurant section...More

    Thank Youngkool
    Reviewed June 15, 2017

    Wonderful boutique hotel option in Kota Kinabalu. Nora was the most incredible hostess and exuded warmth and hospitality rarely seen in this modern day and age. Everything was perfect, down to recommendations for what to see, where to eat, and even how to move the...More

    Thank DRWINK1
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    • $52 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    • Kota Kinabalu District >
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    • The Jesselton Hotel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    Response from Jenny C | Reviewed this property |
    Because u arrive at that time u need to make sure you get the taxi coupon ride. Its 50% more than usual rate (about 45) and safe but hang on to your receipt. You don't need to tip the driver or anyone... Don't spoil the... More
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    Very sorry, but as a British National, living in the Philippines, I do not have that information. Suggest you contact hotel direct.
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    August 12, 2014|
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    Response from Jesselton_Hotel | Property representative |
    Dear Sir, Warmest Greetings from The Jesselton Hotel! Thanks for your interest in staying with us. As the hotel is located right in the city center on Gaya Street, we regret to inform that we do not provide any free parking... More
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    "Room 104 on the first floor is a spacious deluxe room."
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    "If possible ask for a sea view room on the upper floors (highest is 3rd floor)"
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    "Facing the main road"
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    "305 is on the top floor and faces the quieter street (Gaya St.). Spacious."
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