We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Sabah Oriental Hotel

Agoda.comUS$39*
View Deal
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$48*
US$39*
Great Deal
US$44*
US$48*
US$39*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Professional photos
Sabah Oriental Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

298 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 229: English reviews
Start your review of Sabah Oriental Hotel
 Click to rate
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over 4 months, I stayed here 5 times as it is my employer's nominated hotel. The staff were genuinely warm and friendly. The rooms and beds are clean but are awaiting renovations before rebranding as a Crystal Crown. I slept with an eye mask as 3 of the 5 rooms had a light that could not be switched off. If...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Archangel3
Bonaire
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We were meeting friends and in transit so this place was okay, and taxi driver had no problems finding it and telling us where to find other things in the area. A little overpriced but the views aren't bad in the higher floors. Could have been a bit cleaner, like maybe time for a thorough carpet steam clean.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank manalive53715
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The building is aged but you can tell the staffs there are trying hard to maintain it as best as they can. But still some mold and dirt can't be removed in the bathroom, and don't know why there were some ants around the tap, didn't bother us though. Wifi wasn't working in the room, this annoys me the most,...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Nevinci
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Few days ago was organising an event for my office together with colleague so we decided to choose SOH. Facilities was good, service provided just nice and the staff were very help and friendly. Although the location of the hotel are not-so-strategic but it only take about 3min to the heart of the city. Room rate was good as well.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank fatimabdulrahman
Sandakan, Malaysia
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Was really happy with the location. Not walking distance to the malls or the seafront stalls/pubs but a short cab ride away will get you there. All the staffs were really friendly and helpful. Went for a business trip with a baby in tow and didn't realize we were booked into a smoking room/floor, requested for a room change late...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank beeepooo
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Checked into room 721 on the 14th Dec. Dined in at the lounge and when we tried to order, was told there was no red wine. On the next night, we went to the coffee house and everything we ordered was not available. There was even no Heineken at the lounge! On the issue of basic amenities, there was no...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank saa7781c
A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Very dirty and disgusting rooms, with bugs (ants and other unknown small beasts). No internet in the room during our stay (and no compensation offered, the staff just said "internet is broken"), out of the city (bad location). Stinky corridors (old and dirty, unhygienic carpetry on the floors). Avoid !!!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Honestly, it is a very nice hotel. The breakfast buffet included in the price is delicious, and the staff are pretty friendly. The rooms are very nicely appointed, though the bathrooms are slightly less luxurious than you would expect given the price. Also, the location leaves it a bit of a walk away from the action of KK, which can...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Nicholas M
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Cannot access to designated room (give key but cant open, but failed to find replacement key). Hence given a new room (had to go up and down the lift many times due to this incident). Eventho the staff are friendly but services are bad and slow; request for an electric iron but only received it after an hour. No wifi;...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ikhwan a
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed 3 nights at the Sabah Oriental during a trip to Borneo to trek through the rainforest and climb Mount Kinabalu. Whilst the rooms are a bit dated it is a lovely hotel. It has a very pleasant dining room and the food on offer is exquisite, with many dishes available to be cooked to your own preference on...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AK0704

79 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (73)
Viewed
Room/Suite (15)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (10)
Viewed
Bathroom (6)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (36)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (6)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (2)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Kota Kinabalu hotels
0.2 km away
Oceania Hotel
Oceania Hotel
#23 of 91 in Kota Kinabalu
180 reviews
0.6 km away
The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu
The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu
#43 of 91 in Kota Kinabalu
226 reviews
0.1 km away
Borneo Vista Suites Hotel
Borneo Vista Suites Hotel
#36 of 91 in Kota Kinabalu
33 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 km away
Sky Hotel
Sky Hotel
#24 of 91 in Kota Kinabalu
105 reviews
0.2 km away
Ming Garden Hotel & Residences
Ming Garden Hotel & Residences
#18 of 91 in Kota Kinabalu
428 reviews
0.5 km away
Promenade Hotel
Promenade Hotel
#16 of 91 in Kota Kinabalu
576 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our rooms are designed with your comfort in mind. At Sabah Oriental Hotel you’ll discover that attention to details is our hallmark to ensure your stay in Sabah Oriental Hotel is a perfect one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sabah Oriental Hotel

Address: Lorong Kemajuan, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia (Formerly Beverly Hotel)
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $59 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sabah Oriental Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 200
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, Agoda, Cancelon, Priceline, Asiatravel.com Holdings, Booking.com, TripOnline SA and HotelQuickly so you can book your Sabah Oriental Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Sabah Oriental Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Sabah Oriental Hotel staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Sabah Oriental Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“bring extension plugs.”
coolclarec, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Any room is good we have had three different rooms all good”
C_G_Crowley, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Always select a room at higher floor to be less traffic noise”
hod799, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“don't choose a room that near to swimming pool, a bit noisy. choose higher or corner rooms”
zaffyvsmonster, 30 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Lower floor to access room faster.”
AnnieYFYap, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Agoda.com
US$39* /night
View Deal
Orbitz.comUS$44
TripAdvisorUS$39
CancelonUS$48
View all 12 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates