We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Pantai Inn

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Pantai Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

40 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 33: English reviews
Start your review of Pantai Inn
 Click to rate
London, Canada
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Very basic hotel, but very clean and nice friendly staff. For this money you can't find better, I think. The Ferry station is close (15 minutes walk) to Pantai Inn. Manuka Island is a must, but don't wear a baseball cap on the ferry.... Wonderful experience, wonderful Borneo

 Report
Helpful?
Thank palma k
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights. Staff on reception fine, some don't speak very good english. Rooms are cleaned everyday, basic but the usual amenities are supplied. Had some laundry done at the hotel, another guest said it's much cheaper up the road though. Wifi was very temperamental, not sure if that's just our room location. Would recommend to stay here...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JoeSimcock
Ireland
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

For 32 AUD per night for a double room, this hotel is good value. Location is great and everything is within walking distance. The room & be sheets are clean but agree with other reviews regarding the place needing a fresh paint. If you're looking for budget and want a step up from a backpackers, I would recommend pantai inn

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ClarkeyR
Semporna District, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 March 2014

its a budget hotel with an excellent location. a door step to Gaya Street. walking distance to KK's many attraction, such as night market, shopping malls and eateries.easy to get a taxi. wi-fi is a bit lousy although the modem was located front of the room. the room was small and old tv with limited channel.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank shahzan82
PantaiInn, Manager at Pantai Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We take note of the size of our rooms as we are rather a very old hotel (about 20years). We apologise with the wifi connection here in KK as in our area the Telco is still doing upgrading to the internet. The management is planning for a full refurbishment in a very near future, we...

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 5 November 2013 via mobile

Stayed here several times, although the room was small & outdated, it was clean. The best part about this hotel is location, location, location. Easy access to local eateries & shopping complexes, not to mention the Gaya Sunday Market is just right behind the hotel. Affordable rates too.

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank rusticwanderess
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 18 May 2013

We spent 2 nights in room no 307. We made a booking in advance via booking.com thanks to the opinions and appealing price (MYR 87 per night for a double room). What we found there was hugely disapponting. The reception is quite nice and the service is good. I'll start with the good things: - the reception is quite nice...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank KrisD_pl
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2013

This s quite a basic hotel but it is very reasonably priced and it is central Kota Kinabalu so handy for the harbour front and the markets and restaurants. It s about 15/20 minute drive from the airport -the cst if the taxi ride us 30 RM - about £5. The one down side is that it was noisy at...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Julienne L
Reviewed 27 February 2013

Bed bugs.!! Stay anywhere else.! We stayed at Pantai and the staff were lovely minus one. Our holiday involved a visit to the doctors due to bed bug attack. When we spoke to lovely staff they directed us to the female manager who quite honestly was uninterested and uncompassionate to our bed bug cause. She offered no compensation or care...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank 1_Honest_Aussie
Reviewed 14 January 2013

I agree with others when they say the location of this inn is it's only greatest feature. Otherwise the stay wa pretty horrible. First of all the stink of cigarette smoke throughout the whole hotel is enough to give you constant nausea. Second the walls are SO thin! We couldn't sleep all night because we could hear every noise made...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jparktravel
Reviewed 28 December 2012 via mobile

We stayed for only one night and the thing that we really like about the place is it's location because it is near the night market and also just a walking distance to wisma merdeka and bayview waterfront and other restaurants and establishments. We booked through booking.com and the frontdesk personnel are friendly, thought they know a little english so...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank dhara08

31 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (22)
Viewed
Room/Suite (10)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Kota Kinabalu hotels
0.0 km away
Mandarin Hotel
Mandarin Hotel
#15 of 91 in Kota Kinabalu
102 reviews
0.2 km away
1 City Hotel
1 City Hotel
#29 of 91 in Kota Kinabalu
101 reviews
0.1 km away
JSIA Hotel
JSIA Hotel
#9 of 77 in Kota Kinabalu
2 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 km away
Akinabalu Youth Hostel
Akinabalu Youth Hostel
#11 of 98 in Kota Kinabalu
141 reviews
0.1 km away
Check Inn KK
Check Inn KK
#36 of 98 in Kota Kinabalu
4 reviews
0.1 km away
Lodge 58
Lodge 58
#6 of 77 in Kota Kinabalu
14 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
01 Jan 2017 is the start of a new year!!! We at Pantai Inn is glad to inform all our current customer and future customers we are finally unveiling our newly renovated rooms, lobby and restaurant! After a few years of designing and hearing feedbacks from our loyal customers we have incorporated your feedbacks into our rooms. We at Pantai Inn would like to extend a warm welcome to you soon!! See ya! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pantai Inn

Address: Pantai Inn No. 56 & 57 Jalan Pantai, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: RM92 - RM172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Pantai Inn 1*
Number of rooms: 42
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Agoda and Booking.com so you can book your Pantai Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Pantai Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Pantai Inn Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Pantai Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“There are so many hotels in the area it is much better to se and book than book on line. Go for a bit more expensive room. You end up getting what u pay for.”
abcdefg556, 24 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Rooms facing the main road are noisy.”
Mozou-Kozou, 7 May 2012 | Read review
“Ask for a room closer to the router if you want the best wifi signal.”
Bethhess00, 18 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Get the top floor for minimal noise and preferable the one facing the street.”
Jim28Manila, 9 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quiter.”
TravellingStoneHenge, 28 Feb 2012 | Read review
5 of 5