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Photo of Jesselton HotelJesselton Hotel

Colonial charmer with a fab restaurant

69 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu T: (88) 223 333

Jesselton Hotel

This 32-room hotel in the centre of Gaya Street is the oldest hotel in Kota Kinabalu, built in 1954 during the British colonial era, and is one of the city's best midrange options.

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The rooms were fully renovated in 2008 but have kept their old-world charm with solid wood furniture, marble bathrooms and paintings that your grandmother would approve of. Deluxe rooms are significantly larger than superiors and worth the extra 20 ringgit. All the in-room amenities are there including TV, mini-fridge, coffee/tea-maker and complimentary internet access. The gracious staff will make you feel like a governor and the in-house Bella Italia restaurant serves the best pizza and pasta in KK. Jesselton is rightfully popular and bookings are a must – check for online discounts. Quoted rates exclude 10% service charge and 6% taxes.

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Last updated on 3rd February, 2016.

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Standard double room
180 ringgit
180 ringgit
Superior double room
200 ringgit
200 ringgit
Deluxe double room
405 ringgit
405 ringgit
Room: Standard double room, low season: 180 ringgit, high season 180 ringgit. Notes:
Room: Superior double room, low season: 200 ringgit, high season 200 ringgit. Notes:
Room: Deluxe double room, low season: 405 ringgit, high season 405 ringgit. Notes:

Jesselton Hotel
69 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu
T: (88) 223 333

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