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The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu

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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good39%
  • Average28%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“main downtown”(3 reviews)
“food waste”(2 reviews)
“karaoke lounge”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

It deserves a better rating than it has. Ok, so the room is'nt as cosy as a hotel room can be but there is a bunch of other places that are far worse than this one with a better rating...the pool is big and is...More

Thank Jessica N
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I stayed at the Palace hotel in KK for 10 days for my birthday diving holiday. I don't usually go for the big hotels when I travel but thought I'd treat myself this time. I searched for hotels with a pool and came across the...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Pros: 1. clean and spacious rooms 2. non smoking hotel (although you will still see some irresponsible guests puffing within the hotel complex 3. free and ample parking space 4. quiet rooms, away from bustling city with ample of greenery around 5. good buffet breakfast...More

Thank Nc H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is my second stay at the palace hotel. and just like my precious stay i find it to be really good with all its green initiative still in place. I stayed in room 501 and to my pleasant surprise the 5th floor was actually...More

Thank caroldaim
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The Palace Hotel is one of the older hotels in Kota Kinabalu. Located slightly away from the city centre, it is located near the Karamunsing area along a road leading up a hill. As a result it is next to rainforest, which is unique for...More

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Free Parking
Room Service
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Concierge
Breakfast Available
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US$45 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Spa Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#12 Luxury Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$45 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Spa Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#12 Luxury Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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29 September 2017|
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Response from Jadamros | Reviewed this property |
No wild orangutans around Kota Kinabalu. You need to go east to Sandakan or beyond.
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Patrik Martinsson Via -> Tripadvisor Web Portal Thank you for your comments pertaining to your recent stay with us. The experience and comments you described has caused us deep concern. We would like to offer our sincere apologies for any frustrations that may have caused. The comments and suggestions have been carefully noted by our team and these have certainly raised concern that needs to be addressed and will inspire us to strive harder in servicing our hotel guests. However, allow us to share with you on our findings. The standard room assigned for your stay from September 14 to 17, 2015 was Room 014 (Wing B) and yes, all our standard rooms are located at the basement. The dry spell and the weather lately have contributed to the indoor environment where we felt the air-conditioning could not even conquer the heat and are seemingly stuffy! To add the situation worsen, unfortunately, upon the day of your arrival, 01 of the compressor of air-conditioning unit at the walkway broke down on Sunday, September 13, 2015 evening. As this job requirement is catered by a appointed contractor who is waiting for a new parts to arrive, we totally agree that the walkway is stuffy especially when the corridor doors are closed at all times. With our Duty Manager’s assistance, Addyzan immediately attended to your comment and you were moved to Room 001 (Wing A) upon your agreeable to the room inspection prior to moving. Addyzan apologized for not having the opportunity to inform you pertaining to the compressor’s shortfall. However, the compressor was changed on Monday evening itself and the air-conditioning is now up and operating smoothly. Patrik, kindly rest assured that the comments received have been of value to us in order to provide the best possible standards to our guests at all times. We sincerely regret that you did not convey your disappointments immediately to our Reception Desk should the change of room only is not ethical as our aim and intent is to ensure our team is totally customer-focused and all guest concerns and disappointments are handled quickly and efficiently. We hope the above is in order and if we can be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us know. Thank you. THE MANAGEMENT
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Response from Shanmugam K | Reviewed this property |
Hi , I think during my visit to KK and stay in the Palace hotel, there are not much issue. Basically i can feel the new refurbishment and people are also very nice. I mean the staff there. Good stay for the price paid. Cheers
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