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Business hotel at flashpacker prices

Lot 7, Block A, SEDCO Complex, Jalan Kampung Air 5, Kota Kinabalu T: (088) 252 521 F: (088)252 523

Hii-5 Hotel

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Hii-5 Hotel is a budget city business hotel in the heart of Kampung Air, close to some great seafood restaurants and minutes away from the city centre.

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Renovations were ongoing when we visited in March 2016, and the rooms we saw were new and clean.

Hii-5 Hotel offers a range of air-con rooms, most with windows that open, but some without. If you are a solo traveller the single room is good value at 70 ringgit. The foyer has a mix of multicoloured, differently shaped armchairs and hanging terrariums in light bulb-shaped glass, which gives a fun touch. Staff are friendly, but word is that they don’t have a lot of travel information — you’ll probably be best to visit Sabah Tourism in nearby Gaya Street if you stay here.

Rooms are not as colourful as the foyer. They are painted cool grey and white with white tiles and white bedding. The only hint of decoration is the grey patterned bed runners, but we might not have seen the completed renovation and more may be to come. Furniture is minimal: just a built-in bench that runs the length of the room and provides lots of flat surface for storing things. Tea-making facilities and a flat screen TV are provided, but there is only one English channel. Free WiFi is available, but doesn’t reach most rooms. Bathrooms are clean but basic with a hot-water shower. The one we saw had city views (with a curtain for privacy).

No breakfast is provided but you can just walk out the door for that. Smoking is permitted in rooms, which may be a good reason not to choose a windowless one. This is a good flashpacker choice, and although out of the main tourist area on Gaya Street, it’s an excellent location. Bookings are recommended as Hii-5 Hotel can get busy. If there are no window rooms available, nearby Hotel Sri Iskandar may be an option.

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Walk-in rates at Hii-5 Hotel

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Standard single room
70 ringgit
70 ringgit
Standard double room
90 ringgit
90 ringgit
Twin: 98 ringgit
Family room
148 ringgit
148 ringgit
Room: Standard single room, low season: 70 ringgit, high season 70 ringgit. Notes:
Room: Standard double room, low season: 90 ringgit, high season 90 ringgit. Notes: Twin: 98 ringgit
Room: Family room, low season: 148 ringgit, high season 148 ringgit. Notes:

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Hii-5 Hotel
Lot 7, Block A, SEDCO Complex, Jalan Kampung Air 5, Kota Kinabalu
T: (088) 252 521 F: (088)252 523
Coordinates (for GPS): 116º4'26.12" E, 5º58'37.7" N
Room rates: 60 to 120 ringgit

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