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The Crown Borneo Hotel

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Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel rooms are old and small,the location is good near to airport, lots of eating options around the hotel. The best part is the complimentary airport shuttle that a plus point, service is average some staffs are friendly some are not, they have missed my wake up call, luckily I was in time for the flight.

1Thank tonydave
Berrien Springs, Michigan
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Stayed here because it was a cheap option conveniently located near the airport with a shuttle service. That, and the friendly, flexible staff are about all the place has going for it. Complaints: -Stuffy, cramped, outdated rooms -No elevator--inconvenient if you're lugging heavy bags upstairs -Terrible soundproofing. You can hear every plane departing and arriving at KK airport -Not in...

Thank Alison V
Reviewed 17 January 2017

stayed here for my TMBT marathon. Small room but comfy enough with plenty of food places around the hotel. Easy to go to town via grabcar and arrive by grab as well. Can consider if you prefer budget but slightly more up than backpacker

1Thank sucan s
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This hotel had a great airport shuttle service, and the staff was very nice. The breakfast was okay, average. We just had cereal. This was a great value as it was walking distance to local markets. We would stay here again in the future if we were staying longer.

1Thank MaileAndFred
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

It was unbelievable when we arrived with heavy backpack at the end the Receptionist give us the untidy and unclean room . Imagine we have to go back down just to change into another room plus there is no lift. The room was small and i as a Muslim feels a bit hard to pray because there is no space...

1Thank Aireen D
Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Was meant to be an over-nighter from an evening flight to a morning flight - ended up being 3 hours because of a delayed flight. The reception staff weren't helpful, the room was tiny and hot when we arrived (wouldn't have been hard to turn on a/c in advance - given we ended up arriving at 2am so were no...

1Thank gosnm
Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Simple hotel located close to the Airport. Small room, bad wi-fi, no elevator/lift, ok bed and shower room. Not so great view outside the hotel. Restaurant next door. Free shuttle service to/from Kota Kinabalu Airport.

1Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We had booked direktly at the Crown hotel and arranged also a transport from the airport. Arrived there we had to wait one hour until the driver arrived, because they have forgotten to pick us up. Instead of our booked room we got a room without any window.. The peak was a giant COCKROACH in our room. When we told...

1Thank bermeman
New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Stayed over night from 2/7 to 3/7 due to catch an early flight the next day. The hotel is not like what they had advertised in their website. The hotel does not provide any towel, shampoo and toothbrush/toothpaste, all they provided is a tiny soap. Rang front desk and requested for towel but had been ignored, the receptionist claim that...

Thank ct62193
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a place to stay one night as a stopover between flights and this place did the job well. Efficient free airport transfer, friendly staff, modest rooms with a/c. Only negative was the wifi wasn't working. We were assured this was a temporary problem, I guess future reviewers can verify this. By far the best thing was...

3Thank Kirsa83

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crown Borneo Hotel is centrally located within the Tanjung Aru town just minutes away from the city centre. The Crown Borneo has 28 rooms, offering queen bedroom and twin bedroom and comes with an attached bathroom with shower. All rooms are air-conditioned with an individual control, features a 32" LCD TV with selected satellite channels and tea/coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

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Address: 23 Jalan Pinang | Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: RM79 - RM114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Crown Borneo Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“The hotel has no lift”
tonydave, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“family room on the top floor - unfortunately no window and no elevator/lifts if you are carrying a lot of baggage.”
kiltmaker2, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid this hotel.”
ct62193, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms start at 2nd floor, with no lift/elevator”
n00raishahs, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“choose low floor cos no lift at the hotel”
sywong331, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
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