Api-Api Centre Service Apartment

Api-Api Centre Service Apartment

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#28 of 33 apartments in Kota Kinabalu
4.1 of 5 bubbles
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2.5 of 5 bubbles
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2.9 of 5 bubbles
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2.7 of 5 bubbles
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HOTEL STYLE
Budget
Property amenities
Free internet
Hot bath
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Laundry service
Room features
Air conditioning
Kitchenette
Refrigerator

Location

Lorong Api Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu 88000 Malaysia
Getting there
Great for walkers
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Grade: 96 out of 100
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NJQistina wrote a review Jul 2013
Selangor185 contributions114 helpful votes
2.0 of 5 bubbles
I booked 2 units apartment directly from the owner via her FB page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Api-api-Center-Apartment/202679153078498?ref=ts&fref=ts
I chose it because of the location, very near Philippine's market, convenient stores, shopping area & plenty of eateries. Once arrived, we were greeted by the sombre lady caretaker who showed us our units & left after we paid the total rent for 2 nights. The units look ok but lacking something here & there. Here goes the list:
- All showers in all bathrooms were not working.
- One unit has semi auto washing machine but no extension wire provided.
- Aircond in one room was loud and not cooling at all.
- Old model tv were provided but one was not working.

When we asked the caretaker about this, she said the owner is not there & she don't know how to address the matter. And the most annoying thing happened on our second night. There was a water cut! We called the owner & she promised to look at it & send a gallon of water to each unit. We waited but nobody came! I keep calling & texting her but she didn't reply at all! Apparently, the water cut lasted until 4am without us knowing it. If we knew about it earlier, at least we can stock up water ourselves! Can you imagine our misery from 6pm-4am that day?

To the owner whoever you are, please be more responsible because you're doing business, promising to provide good service & good accommodation but you're not taking full responsibility with the maintenance & not even care for our comfort at all, us = your paying customers!!!

Not recommended at all!
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Date of stay: May 2013
1.0 of 5 bubblesValue
2.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
2.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
1.0 of 5 bubblesService
2.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled with family
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loopy_lou_6530 wrote a review Aug 2013
Geraldton, Australia199 contributions26 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
We had a 2 bedroom apartment for a week. Apartment was in a convenient location and serviced daily. All was clean and air cons worked well. Good sized fridge and cooking available if you wanted to cook for yourself. Many food options around and a short walk to shopping centres, markets and the waterfront. Always taxis out the front if needed.
The street was noisy at nights and seemed to be a local hangout for the teenagers.
Overall a good bast to see Kota Kinabalu.
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Date of stay: July 2013
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
3.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
3.0 of 5 bubblesService
3.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Ian C wrote a review Jul 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia101 contributions27 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
I frequently stay at the studio suite apartment when I visit Kota Kinabalu.It has two single beds or queen,sofa sitting area,a kitchenette and dining and attached bathroom with hot/cold showers.Room has wifi, aircon,tea/coffee/drinking water, TV with local and satellite channel available. You could cook up your own meals,wet markets and shops nearby.Also availiable are two and three bedroom family appartments minus kitchenette.Located in the CBD area and is in the heart of Kota Kinabalu.Walking distance to Malls,shops,restaurants, pubs and transport hub.Close to waterfront lots of eateries and lovely seaview facing the islands and beautiful sunsets.Grab service easily available for transport any where KK
and outskirts of city.Ideal budget place to stay with daily house keeping service and replenishment.
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Date of stay: June 2018
4.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Promenade Service Appt.is located on 2 and 3 floors with shared residences.Choose Block3 closes...
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orangkayabaru wrote a review Nov 2013
Brunei-Muara District, Brunei Darussalam1 contribution2 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
I advice not to stay this api api apartment. Very dirty rooms. Maintenance &service very bad. Never change the bedsheet pillow cases..the pillow very.dirty. The toilet also very.dirty n door was broken cant even.close door. Proce also not tht cheap compared the condition of the rum. Terrible terrible..dun make mistakes by staying api api 2 bedrooms.
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Date of stay: October 2013
1.0 of 5 bubblesValue
1.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
1.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
2.0 of 5 bubblesService
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mohd_shah wrote a review Jan 2017
Kuala Belait, Brunei Darussalam1,330 contribution290 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Room come with kichenete . Quite a cheap room compare to other hotel in the city . Well maybe the building looked old but the room interior is quite clean . You can easily find eateris around the apartmnt . Apartmnt provide free parking too
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Date of stay: January 2017Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Fizan H wrote a review Aug 2016
4 contributions2 helpful votes
2.0 of 5 bubbles
My last visit was on 2013 and 2013 - on that time, the hotel was good. Unfortunately, my recent visit last week was disappointing. I arrived early and no room is available for check in. m going out and come back to the hotel around 8pm. The room was big - as usual. However, the room stink with cockroaches smell. I found few baby cockroaches on the floor and writing table. It is so disgusting.

The room was not properly clean by the maid - can see clearly the stain on the fridge and floor.

I hope the management do what it needs to be done!!
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Date of stay: August 2016
2.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
3.0 of 5 bubblesService
3.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled solo
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WinaDaBest wrote a review Jan 2016
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia11 contributions3 helpful votes
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Counter service not good..the receptionist just siting when entertain guest and not friendly. Room is big enough and when u go to the balcony u only can see the roof and rubbish! Can't wait to check out not worth with the price. Smelly air near the lift I have to cover the door with cloth so it didn't get in.
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Date of stay: February 2015
2.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
2.0 of 5 bubblesService
2.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Hani A wrote a review Sept 2013
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia25 contributions17 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed here on 3 september till 5 september with 5 of my girlfriends. Upon arrival was greeted by the staff of the owner. Sincerely speaking, the staff is a loser, dont know how to treat a customer well, dont know anything about KK went we ask her. Pfftt..! We rented a 2 bedroom apartment for the six of us. The location was great. Walking distance to most of the place was acceptable. The taxi services is good as it is just located below our apartment. For a 6 ladies to stayed there was great. There's a security guard located at the main entrance. It is recommended for all that are coming with bunch of friends and family.
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Date of stay: September 2013
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
3.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
3.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Stacey wrote a review Dec 2017
Sri Aman, Malaysia7 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We had a family room which is really nice and family-like :) the room was spacious had a sofa set as well and also had Wi-Fi for room use which is really convenient cos I had exceeded my data quota.. Anyway there are also restaurants, convenient stores nearby which really comes handy..
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Date of stay: December 2017Trip type: Travelled with family
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Michael M wrote a review Oct 2017
Tokyo, Japan362 contributions240 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
These apartments are centrally located and make almost anything walking distance in the city. Apartments are clean and set up for long term rentals. Not the most inviting exterior but once you get inside it is fine. There are nicer places but nothing comes close to the value here especially since KK has cracked down on Air BNB rentals in the last year.
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Date of stay: October 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Ian C wrote a tip Jul 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia101 contributions27 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Promenade Service Appt.is located on 2 and 3 floors with shared residences.Choose Block3 closes to Reception, travel tour office"
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PRICE RANGE
RM 94 - RM 137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MalaysiaSabahWest Coast DivisionKota Kinabalu DistrictKota Kinabalu
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Api-Api Centre Service Apartment
Which popular attractions are close to Api-Api Centre Service Apartment?
Nearby attractions include Weston Wetland Park (0.3 km), Centre Point Sabah (0.3 km), and Kota Kinabalu City Waterfront (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Api-Api Centre Service Apartment?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a hot tub.
Which room amenities are available at Api-Api Centre Service Apartment?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Api-Api Centre Service Apartment?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Api-Api Centre Service Apartment?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mother India Restaurant, Urban Kitchen, and Welcome Seafood Restaurant.
Is Api-Api Centre Service Apartment located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Kota Kinabalu.
Are there any historical sites close to Api-Api Centre Service Apartment?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Monsopiad Heritage Village (9.6 km).
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