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Lot 1 Block B, Ground Floor Segama Complex, Kota Kinabalu 88000 Malaysia
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#31 of 171 in Kota Kinabalu

1 City Hotel is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Kota Kinabalu, offering a budget friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Marlin Statue (0.1 mi) and I Love KK (0.1 mi), guests of 1 City Hotel can easily experience some of Kota Kinabalu's most well known attractions.

As your “home away from home,” the hotel rooms offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a desk, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

Guests have access to 24 hour front desk, room service, and baggage storage while staying at 1 City Hotel.

While you’re here, be sure to check out some of the seafood restaurants, including Welcome Seafood Restaurant, Fatt Kee Seafood Restaurant, and Sri Tanjung Seafood Restaurant, all of which are a short distance from 1 City Hotel.

During your visit, be sure to check out a popular science museum like Marine Aquarium and Museum, which is a short distance from the hotel.

Enjoy your stay in Kota Kinabalu!

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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Car hire
Taxi service
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Room features
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Bottled water
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Malay
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frank c wrote a review Jan 2020
Muara, Brunei Darussalam175 contributions138 helpful votes
If you want a good location hotel but don't want to pay an arm or a leg then this hotel for you.I have been staying here whenever I been in KK. The staff usually very polite at the counter. Not anymore.Their standard has dropped it is not how it used to be. My wife in the past had asked for a hairdryer after her shower.In the past it arrived within minutes. This trip it arrived half a day later.I asked to help turn the Aircon on.Apparently there is a switch by the entrance door you have to turn on before the Aircon will work.It took 3 calls before they turn up.After they arrived homethey scolded you for calling so many times.When u remonstrated that it's very hot without Aircon they chided u for being stupid not knowing about the switch. U wrote a complaint to their management at around midnight. They delete it and knocked at your door at that midnight hour probably looking for a fight!!!You get the picture of the hooligans you dealing with?!!! I m looking elsewhere next time I m in KK.Certainly will not recommend this hotel to anyone any longer!! Frank C
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled
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mrbadsyam wrote a review Apr 2019
Cyberjaya, Malaysia283 contributions70 helpful votes
When first arrived, the surrounding and the building didn't give much impact. Infact been wondering had we made a good choice by staying here. But after checked in, was relieved to see the clean practical room. Situated in walking distance to attraction places. Good wifi coverage. Tv need upgrade on the reception. Other than that really was value for money.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled
frank c wrote a review Sep 2018
Muara, Brunei Darussalam175 contributions138 helpful votes
I was here with the wife in KK for shopping n golfing.Most hotels are fully booked so we try this hotel.Room was a deluxe room with a king size bed.Initially it was Rm150 but they reduced to Rm130 after Chinese New Year peak season. Room small but very clean n tidy.There is a safe n hot water available. Location is good.Its just beside Hyatt Regency n Merdeka shopping centre.We shopped at Suria shopping centre which is also. Outside typical malaysian dirty street.If u into hygience n cant stand backstreet dirt definitely not for you. We golf a lot n shop a lot n not in our room much.Opposite is Maiminah malay Restaurant 24 hours.We had our roti n kopi tarek there early morning n then off to golf course.suit us fine. Evening within walking distance we find durian stalls n a little further towards the harbour side we find seafood stalls selling fresh seafood lobster prawn crabs fish n the lot. Its a good hotel at a very good location n the room rate is fair.I would recommend it to anyone who just want a clean place to stay the night! Frank
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Date of stay: February 2017Trip type: Travelled
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F0RE wrote a review Mar 2018
Luzon, Philippines347 contributions158 helpful votes
Great location as it is walking distance to malls and resturantas. Room was spacious and clean although sometines you can smell cigarette smoke. Reception was friendly, checking in was a breeze. Restroom was ok with shampoo and soap although no toothbrush. Shower was available although hot wate was not as hot as I wanted due to one water heater breaking down. Pricing was reasonable. Only downside was the surrounding area outside the hotel. Overall, it was a good stay. Cant complain with the amount I was paying for a room.
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Date of stay: March 2018Trip type: Travelled
Wko0325 wrote a review Oct 2017
7 contributions6 helpful votes
The location of this hotel is almost at the center of kota kinabalu, everything you need is walking distance. Its very near groceries, wet and dry markets, shopping malls, restaurants, night life, convenient stores. A short walk will get you to the waterfront area. Great staff also.
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Date of stay: April 2017Trip type: Travelled
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US$24 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
MalaysiaSabahWest Coast DivisionKota Kinabalu DistrictKota Kinabalu
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Frequently Asked Questions about 1 City Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to 1 City Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Kota Kinabalu City Mosque (0.3 km), Gaya Street Sunday Market (0.2 km), and Suria Sabah (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at 1 City Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, laundry service, and baggage storage.
Which room amenities are available at 1 City Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What are some restaurants close to 1 City Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include El Centro, Chilli Vanilla, and Nook Cafe.
Is 1 City Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Kota Kinabalu.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at 1 City Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Malay.
Are there any historical sites close to 1 City Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Monsopiad Cultural Village (10.5 km).