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1 City Hotel
Ranked #29 of 92 Hotels in Kota Kinabalu
Reviewed September 2, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for a couple of weeks. The location is good, everything is walkable. We had several different rooms due to coming and going and all were fine. The rooms are of a decent size, lighting is good and windows are large. Beds and pillows are comfortable. Bathrooms work. We spent a couple of nights in an upgraded room, which offered more space but wasn't really worth the extra money. The staff are pleasant and helpful. The only downside of this hotel is that, on the lower floors, people can see into your room as they walk by along a balcony. There's not much foot traffic but enough that you need to remain clothed. Also, I'd recommend rooms on the street side, not the mall side. They're lighter. And, book online through their website. It's cheaper. You'll be charged more for any nights not booked online, even if you're just extending your time.

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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

Location is prime. Central to town.
Reception service is okay.
Room is okay, but not as good/new as in picture displayed in website. The toilet was leaking all time during my stay. Maybe is only that room.
So i wont call this a boutique hotel.
The price is not cheap in weekend, i ll consider many other choices nearby next time.
* WIFI connection is not great in room.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with friends
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1  Thank Enig_Hui
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Reviewed July 27, 2013

The hotel is in the kk city which is accessible to many restaurants and attractions. It just takes less than 10 min to reach suria sabah, shopping mall and jesselton point which is the ferry jetty to tunku abdul rahman Marine park.

Even though it is an old building but the interior of the room is nice, clean but the Wallpaper quite dirty with black stain.

The room service is satisfactory because the room will be cleaned up with all of our clothes being folded nicely and put in the cupboard, small bottle of mineral water given etc.

Overall the hotel and service is okay even though the hotel reservation is a bit messy due to the Internet transaction issue.

  • Stayed: July 2013
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1  Thank evelyn1209
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

My friends and I stay at 1 City Hotel for 2 nights over the weekends. Ms Sandra and her team have delivered an excellence service and great hospitality.

The location of the hotel is very strategic, near to Gaya Street, Waterfront and Filipino market. Around 10-15 mins walking distance to Jesselton Jetty. Many local coffee shops are around the corner.

The room is well equipped with basic amenities. The bathroom is clean and the room is just nice to accommodate 2 guests.

With the affordable price and strategic location, 1 city hotel is definitely your choice!

Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
1  Thank FeliseToh
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

I stayed here with my mom over one night in June. We got a deluxe room because it was their only vacancy left but for the price we paid, it was an excellent decision.

The room was big with two single beds and it had cosy lighting. The room also came with a flat-screen TV which was a rarity in Sabah.

The staff were friendly and accommodating to our check in timings and even helped us hang on to our luggage while we went out shopping.

The hotel was also located in a very central location, which made it easy to go shopping and grab good food. I drove and parking was ample in the evenings right out in front of the hotel.

All in all a pleasant stay and I will definitely return here on my next visit.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank ShaunRamdas
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

Spent 3 nights in this hotel and definitely will stay here on all my future trip to KK. Very close to Philipino's market & night market and local shopping malls with lots of local restaurant. Great value for such big and comfort room.

  • Stayed: July 2013
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1  Thank Steed C
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

I stayed here for 1 night. It's strategic and located at the heart of the city. There are many bars, shopping centers, convenient stores around. You'll never feel bored if you enjoy the night life. It is also near some attractions, such as Filipino Market, Central Market and the port. Walk along the port and enjoy the sea breeze, it certainly will rejuvenate you. Besides that, Suria Sabah and W

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled on business
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2  Thank kaisinw
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Address: Lot 1 Block B, Ground Floor | Segama Complex, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
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Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $32 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — 1 City Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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