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The Jesselton Hotel

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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good53%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“oldest hotel”(13 reviews)
“gaya street”(40 reviews)
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Concierge
Dry Cleaning
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Air conditioning, crisp cotton sheets on comfortable beds and friendly staff. The restaurant is actually run by different people but the food is delicious and the staff courteous and attentive. We loved it!

1  Thank sburchard
Reviewed 28 May 2014

This hotel has a great location - easy to walk to anywhere that you may want to go around the town. We stayed in the front of the building so had a very large window with a nice view of the street. The hotel was...More

2  Thank Gemima P
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Such as a smooth atmosphere back to the old time of Kota Kinabalu since entering the lobby with a just perfect location in middle of the old KK down town and very closed to promenade, malls and eatimg places.

Thank Ector70
Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

Checked in 5/21 for a nite rest before Mt Kinabalu climb. Hotel is small but conveniently located in old KK town, closed to promenade, malls and eatimg places. Staff was friendly, helpful in excess left baggage storage not necessary for climb. Room was a bit...More

Thank TeikEe
Reviewed 25 May 2014

The information gleaned from previous comments is really important. Going to check this morning about the poor exchange rate mentioned by the Australian couple when using their Credit Card! However no real complaints at the moment.

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$57 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$57 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Leong Y
10 November 2017|
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Response from Hugh B | Reviewed this property |
Not free, but it's an inexpensive trip, and they can arrange.
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FaithRose
17 January 2015|
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Response from Jenny C | Reviewed this property |
Because u arrive at that time u need to make sure you get the taxi coupon ride. Its 50% more than usual rate (about 45) and safe but hang on to your receipt. You don't need to tip the driver or anyone... Don't spoil the... More
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SAKHUAN
13 December 2014|
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Response from Vetus | Reviewed this property |
Very sorry, but as a British National, living in the Philippines, I do not have that information. Suggest you contact hotel direct.
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"Room 104 on the first floor is a spacious deluxe room."
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