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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 21 March 2013

We had our department family day here last year. We booked the whole place. Great view great facilities. planty of room for activities. We have BBQ, dancing games & all. We enjoy it a lot. We are planning to go there again this year but the place seems to be packed most of the time.

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Philippines
Reviewed 1 March 2013

This is the perfect place to stay if you're planning to visit kinabalu park, which is 10minutes by foot, or if you want a quiet getaway. The place deserves a visit on its own, and the view is amazing. I think i had the best sleep in this place during my entire stay. Amenities such as hot shower, tv and...

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Tallinn
Reviewed 20 February 2013

We stayed at J Residence the last week of January and I must say it was the best part of our Kinabalu Park visit. Gorgeous terrace overlooking the mountains (ask for room 5B if available), nicely decored clean room and a bathroom with glass walls:) (no need to worry as the cabin is surrounded by greenery and thich bushes).It might...

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Reviewed 20 February 2013

Stayed at House 5B, the environment and the view is great! Walking distance to Kinabalu Park. There are literally hundreds of moths flying around at night. It did not bother us but if moths frighten you, then it's not a good idea to stay here. You ARE surrounded by jungle, after all.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 23 January 2013

nice view and it's only 10 mins to the kinabalu park. went with 3 other families and booked the villa room. each rooms have attached bathroom. we checked in later in the evening and all the things that we need are all there - extra mattress. but it also accompanied with extra pillows, quilts and towels which we didnt expected....

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Florence, Italy
Reviewed 21 January 2013

Stayed two nights, house 1. The room was clean and spacious. Quiet place and very near to park HQ. The only problem was the bathroom tap; it had so few water that was not usable; to wash face there was a basin to take water from shower. Also the shower could have been hotter. One more little problem was the...

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 20 January 2013

My Aussie friends and I had a nice time staying at the J Residence villa. It was spacious and had sufficient cooking facilities. The rooms were clean, the beds were comfortable, and the bathrooms had plenty of hooks and hangers, which many places seem to lack. The staff too were friendly and helpful. The surroundings were peaceful and relaxing. It...

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 19 January 2013

It's a great place for family. We had the whole 5 chalets to ourselves and it was just perfect for 30 of us. We had one word for JR - it was 'epic' : excellent because the view was fantastic, rooms were clean, kids enjoyed the DVD player - movie nights throughout....bathrooms were unique - One of the bathrooms had...

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Room are clean but plenty of fying bugs,water low pressure so once we reach there at 7pm expect cold shower due to it,not much entertainment after 8pm.have to pay pay for extra pillow or towel.road too steep on the way out of the resort unless u rent high engines cars they give me the wrong room without the best view...

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Reviewed 15 January 2013

I came with my family and all of us are satisfied with the room and service. Affordable room rate and recommended to stay here. The down side is just the entrance, very slope road. Would come back again to stay here.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 300 metres away from the entrance of Kinabalu Park Headquarters, J Residence is the nearest lodge outside Mount Kinabalu National Park, and with rooms price three times lower than those chalets and lodges inside Kinabalu Park. J Residence was built in the year 2010 and our lodge are partially hidden by trees and plants from the main road. Our lodge overlook the Bundu Tuhan dwelling & farming community while the back is decorated with rows of tall matured pine trees. Temperature here ranges from 19°C to 17°C at night. Truly a great place to seek refuge from the hot equatorial climate of the other major cities of Sabah. ... more   less 

Additional Information about J Residence

Address: Along Tuaran Road | 300 meters from Mount Kinabalu Park, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $39 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
j Residence Hotel Kota Kinabalu
J Residence Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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“5B has good views, but if there is someone in 5A it is not at all private. 3A/B is facing the parking lot and is not private at all.”
  • Water on the bathroom floor after we took a shower
  • Stains on the towels
  • Open-type bathroom
  • Open shelves
  • Old shelves in Room 5B.
 of 5 bubbles evgenias_12, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“located near to the National Park”
 of 5 bubbles Ivy_Lavander, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“House 1 quieter, bring your own hairdryer, without kinabalu mountain view”
 of 5 bubbles ChiaHM, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“House 2a 2b has big balcony”
 of 5 bubbles JeffCK, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
“House 2a & 2b. Big Balcony area with table & chairs.”
 of 5 bubbles DanAloy83, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
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