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No. Unit S-0-30, Block F, Ground Floor City Mall Lorong City Mall, Jalan Lintas, Kota Kinabalu 88300 Malaysia
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#87 of 148 hotels in Kota Kinabalu

Welcome to Celyn Hotel City Mall, your Kota Kinabalu “home away from home.” Celyn Hotel City Mall aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Kota Kinabalu, Celyn Hotel City Mall is located a short distance from Jesselton Point (1.3 mi) and Pu Toh Tze Temple (1.7 mi).

Rooms at Celyn Hotel City Mall provide air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a desk, and guests can stay connected with free wifi.

In addition, while staying at Celyn Hotel City Mall guests have access to 24 hour front desk, room service, and a concierge. You can also enjoy an on-site restaurant. Need a place to park? Free parking is available at Celyn Hotel City Mall.

While you’re here, be sure to check out some of the barbeque restaurants, including Pusas™ The Smokehouse, Beijing BBQ Steamboat Buffet, and Koryo-Jeong BBQ Restaurant, all of which are a short distance from Celyn Hotel City Mall.

During your visit, be sure to check out Sri Pasupathinath Alayam (1.0 mi), which is a popular attraction within walking distance of the hotel.

Celyn Hotel City Mall 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)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Coffee shop
Complimentary instant cofffee
Car hire
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Bottled water
Hair dryer
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Room types
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Malay


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Grade: 43 out of 100
25Restaurantswithin 1 km
0Attractionswithin 1 km
No. Unit S-0-30, Block F, Ground Floor City Mall Lorong City Mall, Jalan Lintas, Kota Kinabalu 88300 Malaysia
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Frank8789 wrote a review May 2019
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia343 contributions103 helpful votes
Stay here for leisure. A very nice hotel and a hidden gem. This hotel attached with City Mall shopping complex building. Around the hotel there is many eateries such as Paparich, Old Town, Korean Restaurant, Japanese Restaurant, KFC Outlet, Supermarket, Cinema and largest Bookstore etc. Very convenient. Nothing to complaint. Will recommend for those travellers who want a short hop. Breakfast are good too if you are not fussy. Simple but filling. Staffs are generally nice and friendly too. Muslim friendly washroom/bathroom too.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Wicks89 wrote a review Feb 2019
Perth, Australia10 contributions1 helpful vote
This hotel is minutes from the KK airport and conveniently located adjacent to a shopping mall with food courts. The staff were friendly and room was nice and clean. I travelled alone and felt very safe here as a first timer travelling solo in KK. I would highly recommend this hotel and would stay here again.
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
rugiez wrote a review Jan 2019
54 contributions24 helpful votes
Check-in and check-out went well, quickly done, with helpful staff. The room itself seemed clean. When I had trouble with the CD player provided, maintenance came and exchanged it. No spoon for the tea cups provided. Overall, this place is ok to stay at. It's not the newest anymore. The location is ok, though certainly not downtown. The mall next door is ok, has a cinema and quite a few restaurants and cafes for eating starting in the late morning. Nothing for breakfast, though, unless you eat at the hotel, which I didn't. At the time of this writing, I can see some extremely negative reviews, and the overall rating of the hotel is 85/99 in KK. I haven't stayed at the 98 others, but I don't understand why this hotel should have such a low rating. My guess would be that it belongs somewhere in the middle - nothing super wonderful, but perfectly ok, and for the money and age a good deal. (PS Transportation is not an issue, plenty Grab available, which can be pre-ordered if necessary.)
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Alex M wrote a review Dec 2018
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia21 contributions7 helpful votes
Sad to say probly it was once trip advisor top hotels in Kota Kinabalu in 2014 but no more.Paid RM 274 for a run down and poorly maintained hotel.Time for them to change they sheets, beddings and towels.Just poor.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
liewgillian wrote a review Mar 2018
Melbourne, Australia6 contributions2 helpful votes
Stayed in this hotel numerous times. The last being 4 weeks in this hotel for personal and educational purposes. They were partially renovating the rooms. .. a good sign! Superior rooms are adequate for a couple. Neat, tidy and basic. The nice: Safe and quiet surroundings Situated next to City Mall shopping centre.... Giant supermarket is situated inside City Mall shopping centre. Walk 100metres from Celyn Hotel and you are there. Opens at 1000am. Good selection of western and eastern cafes, you wont starve. Free car park infront of hotel if you have yr own car. Nice and friendly staff. The not so nice: Hotel in the 'suburbs'. Nothing much surrounding the area. Quality of housekeeping can be a hit and miss.Need reminding. They do not provide bath mat,annoying and dangerous when coming out of shower. Sometimes the in-room safe and the bar fridge do not work. Need persistent phonecall to the maintenance team. Stay if all you want is a safe, basic,neat and tidy place to sleep and park your rental car after being out all day.
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Date of stay: September 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$23 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Celyn Hotel City Mall
What are some of the property amenities at Celyn Hotel City Mall?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Celyn Hotel City Mall?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Celyn Hotel City Mall?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Celyn Hotel City Mall?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Celyn Hotel City Mall?
Conveniently located restaurants include Krishna's Fish Head, Yen Ai Dessert & Herbal Tea, and L'Atelier French Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Celyn Hotel City Mall?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Celyn Hotel City Mall have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Celyn Hotel City Mall offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Celyn Hotel City Mall?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Celyn Hotel City Mall?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Malay.
Are there any historical sites close to Celyn Hotel City Mall?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Monsopiad Cultural Village (9.5 km).