Kota Kinabalu is the capital city of the Malaysian province of Sabah, on the island of Borneo. Kota Kinabalu is unlike any other Malaysian city. The architecture and ethnic mix of people is quite distinct from other places in Western Malaysia.
From the Kota Kinabalu Travel Guide
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Very nice and friendly receptionist. Room was very hot and small. Location was great and quite. ... more
Stayed here for 2 days. It's not as close to the park entrance as it looks on the map. About 2 km partly uphill so if you're planning to climb Mt. Kinabalu, you'll probably want to get the taxi both ways the day you start and finish the climb. ... more
Very welcoming - it was a public holiday, so the owner picked us up from the airport in his car and gave us a tour of the city! The hostel was perfectly clean, had comfortable beds, hot showers and a lovely breakfast with a wide range of fruit, fruit juice, sticky rice, cakes and toast. ... more
Kota Kinabalu for kids
Hi Everyone We are travelling to Kota Kinabalu in a couple of weeks with a 10 month old baby and 4 year old. Does anyone have any suggestions for fun kid friendly activities? We're staying at Shangri La Tanjung Aru. We're also travelling with extended family - 12 of us all together of all ages from ...
ATMs in Kota KInabalu
Does anyone know if there are any ATMs in Kota Kinabalu which are linked to the Cirrus or Plus network? ...
car hire in Kota Kinabalu
Hi, does anybody know a rental station in Kota Kinabalu allowing to drive in a smaller sedan to Sukau ( unpaved road) and the driver being a bit older than 60! Thnks in advance! ...
Today we took a short flight from Gunung to Kota Kinabalu. When we got there we checked into our little quaint bed and breakfast, and headed to the docks. We went fishing with the locals in the morning and afterwards, they took us to the local market ( Gaya Street Market ) which is only open on Sundays. We bough ...
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