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Mandarin Hotel

No. 138 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu 88809 Malaysia
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#12 of 148 hotels in Kota Kinabalu

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

While staying at Kota Kinabalu Mandarin, visitors can check out Atkinson Clock Tower (0.1 mi) and Marlin Statue (0.2 mi), some of Kota Kinabalu's top attractions.

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

Guests have access to 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and room service while staying at Mandarin Kota Kinabalu. And, as an added convenience, there is parking available to guests.

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Welcome Seafood Restaurant, D' Place Kinabalu, and Sri Latha Curry House, which are some Asian restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

If you are interested in exploring Kota Kinabalu, check out a science museum, such as Marine Aquarium and Museum.

Enjoy your stay in Kota Kinabalu!

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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Coffee shop
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Malay
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Mysticalnonsense wrote a review Jul 2019
Enniskillen, United Kingdom3 contributions
When we visit Kota Kinabalu, friends recommend us this hotel, the location of the hotel is very centre and convenient, around the hotel, you can find shopping centre nearby and lot of restaurants and also near seaside.we love the friendly and helpful staff .
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Date of stay: August 2018
Johnny Travel wrote a review Jun 2019
Texas18 contributions28 helpful votes
Good services and nice staff. Great location. Very responsive to your needs. Rooms are good enough to feel relaxed and get good sleep. Mid-level asian hotel that showed consistently good service for the duration of my stay. 4 stars. In the USA this would be a 5 star hotel costing four times the price!
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Patrick daya wrote a review May 2019
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia5 contributions2 helpful votes
My second stay here, the receptionist recognizes me and upgraded to a different room. Room is clean, housekeeping, front office staff very friendly, great location, nearby many restaurants, , will come back and stay again.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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boris104752019 wrote a review May 2019
3 contributions
Do yourself a favor and stay away from this place. The room they assigned to me had broken toilet. They refused to change that room unless I would cancel my booking.com reservation. Basically, they are pressuring customers into cancelling OTA bookings to avoid paying the commission. The room was small and ugly. They are dozens of better hotels around at similar price point.
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Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Travelled solo
Fiona P wrote a review May 2019
24 contributions
Stayed in this hotel for 2 nights with no regret. We were given deluxe room with a view of Gaya Market on Sunday morning. The room is comfortable. If you didn't bring toiletries, they provide it inclusive of toothbrush, toothpaste and even a comb. The staff are very friendly.
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Date of stay: December 2016Trip type: Travelled with family
US$31 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mandarin Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Mandarin Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Kota Kinabalu City Mosque (0.4 km), Gaya Street Sunday Market (0.08 km), and Kadaiku (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Mandarin Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, airport transportation, and kids activities.
Is parking available at Mandarin Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Mandarin Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include El Centro, Chilli Vanilla, and Nook Cafe.
Does Mandarin Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Mandarin Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Mandarin Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Kota Kinabalu.
Are any cleaning services offered at Mandarin Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Mandarin Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Malay.
Are there any historical sites close to Mandarin Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Monsopiad Cultural Village (10.3 km).