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    The Jesselton Hotel

    69 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
    011 60 88-223 333
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    08/12/2017 09/12/2017
    Traveller (184)
    Room & Suite (168)
    Dining (43)
    • Excellent28%
    • Very good55%
    • Average14%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “oldest hotel” (12 reviews)
    “gaya street” (37 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Breakfast included
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    11 - 15 of 439 reviews

    Reviewed 24 July 2017

    Location was ideal and reception staff were pretty friendly and although we found get a cheaper rate via other websites we decided to stay after a walk in look at rooms. It's not a big place but clean and tidy. Rooms are older style but...More

    Thank macfod
    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    The hotel is at Jalan Gaya. The hotel is actually a few shophouses converted into a hotel. Its theme is the old colonial style. Its quite an old hotel but reasonable well maintained. The room's door are still open using key instead of key cards!...More

    Thank Eric L
    Reviewed 2 July 2017

    We stayed here between flights. While a bit tired and dark (with an out-of-commission small restaurant), the room was large and comfortable and the desk manager a gracious lifesaver when travel bookings temporarily crumbled. A RM30 taxi from the airport, and walking distance to a...More

    1  Thank Bruce M
    Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

    Although this hotel is a little old it is a welcoming place to be. Our suite is clean and well maintained and the staff friendly. All you need for a relaxing place to sleep. Very central to everything and great rates as just back from...More

    Thank lovinhippos
    Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

    Hotel located at centre of old town Jalan Gaya. Surrounding by all old shops with lots of tourist activities day and night. Impressed with the antique look of the hotel with preserved well. Were offer to upgraded room ... nice and spacy. Unfortunately restaurant section...More

    Thank Youngkool
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    • US$52 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Sabah >
    • West Coast Division >
    • Kota Kinabalu District >
    • Kota Kinabalu
    • Also Known As
    • Jesselton Hotel Kota Kinabalu ,
    • The Jesselton Hotel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    Traveller (184)
    Room & Suite (168)
    Dining (43)
    Pool & Beach (2)
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    Bathroom (17)
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    17 January 2015|
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    Response from Jenny C | Reviewed this property |
    Because u arrive at that time u need to make sure you get the taxi coupon ride. Its 50% more than usual rate (about 45) and safe but hang on to your receipt. You don't need to tip the driver or anyone... Don't spoil the... More
    13 December 2014|
    Response from Vetus | Reviewed this property |
    Very sorry, but as a British National, living in the Philippines, I do not have that information. Suggest you contact hotel direct.
    12 August 2014|
    Response from Jesselton_Hotel | Property representative |
    Dear Sir, Warmest Greetings from The Jesselton Hotel! Thanks for your interest in staying with us. As the hotel is located right in the city center on Gaya Street, we regret to inform that we do not provide any free parking... More
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    "Room 104 on the first floor is a spacious deluxe room."
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    "If possible ask for a sea view room on the upper floors (highest is 3rd floor)"
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