we stayed here for 2 nights. the price charged was reasonable; rooms are clean with no moss detected. the girls at the office are ever helpful with our endless requests. really appreciate it.
must say that the location is quite convenient, being located just 5 min walk from kinabalu park and between 2 good eateries.
the only setback is the steep road leading from the main road to the chalets. we were not comfortable in driving the rental car down the road leading to chalet and had to park them at the restaurant nearby. luckily, the helpers at the residence were willing to carry our luggages down the steeps road as it is not possible to use the rollers. we do notice later that the taxi drivers could drive up and down the road without much problem. tried to walk to the Kinabalu national park but failed as there were dogs on the way and senior and juniors were too frightened as well..
despite the road problem, we would still recommend this place
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Just 300 metres away from the entrance of Kinabalu Park Headquarters, J Residence is the nearest lodge outside Mount Kinabalu National Park, and with rooms price three times lower than those chalets and lodges inside Kinabalu Park. J Residence was built in the year 2010 and our lodge are partially hidden by trees and plants from the main road. Our lodge overlook the Bundu Tuhan dwelling & farming community while the back is decorated with rows of tall matured pine trees. Temperature here ranges from 19°C to 17°C at night. Truly a great place to seek refuge from the hot equatorial climate of the other major cities of Sabah. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- j Residence Hotel Kota Kinabalu
- J Residence Kota Kinabalu, Sabah