Lorong Kemajuan Karamunsing, Kota Kinabalu 88000 Malaysia
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3.5
#47 of 116 hotels in Kota Kinabalu
3.7 of 5 bubbles
Location
4.1 of 5 bubbles
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3.6 of 5 bubbles
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3.6 of 5 bubbles
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Welcome to Sky Hotel, your Kota Kinabalu “home away from home.” Sky Hotel aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

Close to some of Kota Kinabalu's most popular landmarks, such as Sabah State Mosque (Masjid Negeri Sabah) (0.3 mi) and Atkinson Clock Tower (1.0 mi), Sky Hotel is a great destination for tourists.

Sky Hotel offers guests an array of room amenities including a flat screen TV, a kitchenette, and air conditioning, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available.

The hotel offers room service, to make your visit even more pleasant. The property also features a rooftop pool and free breakfast. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

While in Kota Kinabalu, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that are a short walk away from Sky Hotel, including Welcome Seafood Restaurant (0.3 mi), D' Place Kinabalu (0.5 mi), and Little Italy (1.1 mi).

Sky Hotel puts the best of Kota Kinabalu at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry service
Rooftop pool
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Modern
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Jadamros wrote a review Oct 2016
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia10,772 contributions251 helpful votes
+1
3.0 of 5 bubbles
This building appears to have been designed to be apartments for sale but somehow along the way it was converted into a hotel. The location is behind the Maybank building in Kota Kinabalu, and if you know the location you would know that it is cut-off from the main part of KK by a busy highway on 2 sides and a river at the back. Hence if you do not have a car, it is not so convenient if you have to walk along the busy road into the city on a daily basis.

If you do have a car, the problem is not so major, as the hotel offers free parking in its elevated parking facility. However you need to validate your ticket at the ground floor reception each time before you go out.

At the ground floor, you will notice there are actually two separate hotel reception desks, one for the Sky Hotel and another for the Borneo Vista Suites Hotel, which is rather strange to say the least. This was carried through to the 13th floor on which you stay, where one side of the rooms on the corridor was Sky Hotels and the rooms on the other side of the corridor was Borneo Vista Suites.

We stayed in the Studio Room, which was basically like a small apartment, with its own kitchenette, living room and a separate en-suite bedroom. So in terms of space, its great, much bigger than your typical hotel room.

You might say having a kitchenette with a fridge and a hob is great, but here's the strange part - no cooking utensils, pots and pans are provided, other than a kettle.
What is the point of providing a kitchenette if you can't cook, as the typical tourist is not going to be bringing along pots and pans, or go and buy one in the shop if he is only visiting for a few days. So what could have been a plus point for the hotel is in reality not.

For a relatively new hotel, it is quite surprising how the room has been allowed to go unmaintained so quickly. It is not that the room is unclean, but smudges on the walls are visible and not painted over, the skirting on the wall has debonded in certain areas and the sliding door of the master bedroom was not able to slide without real effort mad to push it.

Good thing is that there are ample cabinet space and desk. There is an in-room safe, and the television (which is in the living room not the bedroom) has a selection of channels. Free wi-fi is supposedly provided, but the connection was s0 bad that we relied on our own phones data more than the complimentary wi-fi.

The facilities of the hotel include a Sky Lounge on Level 13A and a gym and a small plunge pool on the roof level. Although the view from the roof is good, the photos on the hotel website look better than the actual reality.

The room comes with complimentary breakfast at the ground floor restaurant Green Table. The Green Table is a vegetarian restaurant; now this will either be a positive or negative point to you depending on your dietary preferences. We thought the vegetarian buffet was okay; although as with any buffet, it may get boring after a few days. I think this is the main Unique Selling Point of the hotel, and if you are a vegetarian you might consider staying here just because of this.
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Date of stay: September 2016
3.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
3.0 of 5 bubblesService
3.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Higher floor has better views.
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JesseyYap wrote a review Nov 2014
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah7 contributions8 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
The overall for this hotel was good. But just, they need to add more staffs especially on front desk during check in time at 14:00, check out time at 12:00. There was only one staff in the reception there during check in check out peak hours, we have to queue so long to wait for checking in & out. But luckily their staffs are very nice and friendly. Well trained.
The room is good, maybe just because its a new hotel so nothing to be comment more about rooms. We stayed in studio room and its quite big, maximum can stay in 3pax.
No food to be served during night time but only breakfast. Look around the area is not that convenience to walk out and find restaurants or cafes. Maybe they are still new. Breakfast served with very minimal types of food. I dont even feel full. Maybe they need time to improve by add on more food.
By the way, their infinity swimming pool was awesome! Althou its not a very big pool, but its really awesome if you need relax and calm holidays. Their areas are surrounding by city view but not noisy at night, still can have a peaceful sleep.
Facilities are good. They have what they supposed to have. Overall is good. Just need time to improve to be better.
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Date of stay: November 2014Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Ahmad Fahman I wrote a review Feb 2016
28 contributions8 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Been here with 4 of us for a leisure time...the hotel is decent and comfortable...the rates is normal and affordable.. we took 2 rooms with 2 bedrooms in each room. Good for family stay as well.

I will come here again for my leisure in the near future. I recommends this to others as well.
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Date of stay: February 2016Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Flicknz wrote a review Mar 2020
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia18 contributions3 helpful votes
2.0 of 5 bubbles
If you’re planning a trip to KK I would recommend staying elsewhere at the moment as you get more for your money. We are staying here three nights and the fab reviews you read about their buffet breakfast isn’t true in this climate. They’re only serving rice (I kid you not!) yet there are quite a few people staying at the hotel however they say numbers are too low for a buffet breakfast. So a plate of rice or piece of toast is the only thing on offer. Rooms, pool, gym, WiFi are good and staff are friendly. It’s a short walk down to the waterfront via a busy main road but there is a side walk. If you aren’t bothered about breakfast then go for it but other hotels are offering their usual service at the price we’re paying to stay here.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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cjh6060 wrote a review Nov 2023
7 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Maybe used to be a 4* hotel but not now in my opninion having stayed in three 4* hotels in KK this was comfortably the worst.
Friendly staff and roof top pool was OK.
If trying to cater for western palates, breakfast badly needed an eggs option. I don't want rice and chicken for breakfast so options were limited.
Floors in hallway had ripples where the vinyl flooring had lost adhesive. 3 air-con units in the apartment but none of them really seemed to work. Would not stay there again.
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Date of stay: October 2023
3.0 of 5 bubblesValue
2.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Tracy B wrote a review Mar 2024
Corralejo, Spain42 contributions10 helpful votes
2.0 of 5 bubbles
During our month stay in maylasia this has to be unfortunately the worst hotel we have stayed in.
Staff lacking in english (yes I know in maylasia) so it was a struggle to communicate.
First night we were exhausted so wanted a night in and could not find tv remote.
Went down to reception to report this, tried to ring down to reception to ask after an hour and still no remote so had to go back down.
Finally over 1 hour later remote delivered.
Curtains ripped in lounge and bed sheets thread bare.
Cutlery was bizarre 4 forks and 1 knife.
In general not a well kept hotel and staff really couldn't be bothered. On leaving after check out we said goodbye and thankyou keeping it nice, to no acknowlement or answer.
Definitely not the best
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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@...... wrote a review Sept 2022
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia11 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Kudos to Mas / Stella for showing me around the hotel and giving me the correct information I needed for my company's upcoming event. Both are the gems of the hotel. The rooms were clean and had sufficient amenities but I believe you guys can do better. Keep it up!
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Date of stay: September 2022
3.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Jwuisan wrote a review Jan 2016
Hong Kong, China95 contributions32 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
I do not understand how this hotel can be rated a 4 star, and of the rave reviews! I booked this hotel based on the reviews on tripadvisor as well as other hotel booking sites. I am very very disappointed! In my opinion this hotel should not even be called a hotel. We arrived after midnight, to find not enough towels, and that housekeeping has closed. What kind of hotel does not have housekeeping 24 hours? The next day, we came back after lunch only to find that our room was not cleaned. We were told by the staff that normally they don't clean the rooms because we've only just checked in the day before. We were also told that this is a common policy shared with all hotels in the world, which was really weird as I have stayed in many hotels all over the world and I've never encountered this policy. Have you?
Do note that Rooms were all smoking rooms so there is that smell in the room. Carpet in the hallways were dank and dirty (literally, you can see the stains all over).
Please also note that they do not have towels in the pool and that extra towels need to be requested to housekeeping. Towels all smell of mold! The pool is tiny and dirty!
There were two lounge chairs, and one was broken! This is seriously the worst hotel I've ever stayed in. Location is bad, not walking distance to anywhere.
Wifi did not work in one of our rooms (we were traveling as a family and booked 3 rooms), and when we told the front desk they did not do anything about it. Upon check out, we complained yet again and staff said that we should've followed up with them instead. I found this very rude behavior.
Breakfast was terrible, and the omelette station chef always run out of eggs by 9.30 am.

I just really am confused of all the rave reviews for this hotel...... this is the first time that I find reviews on tripadvisor to not be on point.
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Date of stay: December 2015
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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Oscargirl wrote a review Nov 2014
2 contributions6 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Staff were prompt upon arrival. I rested a 2 bedroom apartment suite. Very spacious!!! All rooms had their own air conditioning controls which is very nice when traveling with others. Pool on the roof was small but super nice and the view was excellent. You could see the ocean, golf course, city or watch the planes take off. Nice gym on the roof with the same view. Lots of windows and lots of air conditioning. Decoration was very modern yet classy. Food at the restaurant was very good. Close to all amenities. Staff were helpful in every way, going above and beyond. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting kota Kinabalu!
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Date of stay: November 2014
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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yuyu3087 wrote a review Oct 2017
20 contributions2,819 helpful votes
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Booked 2 rooms aprtment..very nice and clean hotel. U might consider this hotel. everything function well. Nearby main attraction. They provided free shuttle bus or van to town every morning, noon n evening. Husstle free check in, good service provided. I love it and will come again.
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Date of stay: October 2017Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Answer from blee282
Singapore, Singapore230 contributions24 helpful votes
The pool is small and open at 10am to 7pm. The transport from airport to hotel and back to aiport please book a taxi in advance or a ptivate car. Not expensive but reasonable
Answer from HullSara18
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom211 contributions64 helpful votes
We booked a trip via the hotel they pick you up and drop you back off thanks
D Chan wrote a tip Nov 2019
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
"we stayed at the highest 13th Floor but the traffic noise was loud"
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inge50 wrote a tip Jul 2019
Bangkok, Thailand42 contributions45 helpful votes
2.0 of 5 bubbles
"best to ask for rooms as high as possible."
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Artan H wrote a tip Jun 2018
1 contribution1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"suitable for family-solo-couples,Contact before choosing Rooms ore Apartment, weary friendly stuff reedy to help 24/7"
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srjonesy1959 wrote a tip Sept 2017
Perth, Australia58 contributions37 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
"Find another hotel..."
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Aiza_az wrote a tip Aug 2017
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia36 contributions39 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Get the one that is high up else you'd end up seeing more of the rooftop of the Maybank building in front of the hotel."
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RM 119 - RM 248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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MalaysiaSabahWest Coast DivisionKota Kinabalu DistrictKota Kinabalu
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sky Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Sky Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Adventures in Borneo with Downbelow Marine & Wildlife (0.7 km), Imago Shopping Mall (0.5 km), and Sabah State Museum (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sky Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Sky Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Sky Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sky Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mother India Restaurant, Urban Kitchen, and Welcome Seafood Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sky Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Sky Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Monsopiad Heritage Village (9.1 km).
Is Sky Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.
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