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7.3

Very good

1,545 reviews

1,545 reviews

Shops39
Housekeeping37
Car Park3
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8.4

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - Inside city center
Popular landmarks
Sabah State Museum 1.1 km
Mamutik Island 1.2 km
Night Market 1.5 km
Gaya Street Sunday Market 2.0 km
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque 2.2 km
Signal Hill Observatory Platform 2.4 km
Manukan Island 7.2 km
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park 7.7 km
Sapi Island 7.7 km
Poring Hot Springs 15.8 km
Nearby landmarks
Riverson The Walk 160 m
Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu 190 m
Imago Shopping Mall 230 m
Habour City car park 400 m
South Bus Terminal 470 m
Sembulan River Park 590 m
Wawasan Plaza 600 m
Consulate of Indonesia 610 m
Parking Tabung Haji 630 m
The Golf Academy Borneo 650 m

Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Block A, Lot 6, Ground Floor, KK Times Square, Central Business District, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in Central Business District, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Sapi Island. As an added bonus, restaurant is provided on-site to conveniently serve your needs.

Highlights

450 meters to public transportation

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Inside city center

220 meters to Imago Shopping Mall

Hygiene Plus

This property has self-selected and self-certified the following hygiene measures.Learn more
Safety Features
Temperature check for guests and staff
Body thermometer
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Free face masks
Sterilizing equipment
Health and Medical
First aid kit

Facilities

Airport transfer

Car park

Shuttle service

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Cash withdrawal

Your dates are popular among travelersPopular destination! Properties in Kota Kinabalu are being booked every minute!
Value for money7.3
Distance to city center5 KM
Location rating8.4
Nearest airportKota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
Distance to airport5.4 km

Rooms available at Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Superior King
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  • Room size: 29 m²/312 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Twin Deluxe
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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Deluxe King Bed
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Royal Family Room
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  • Room size: 29 m²/312 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 king bed and 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Room
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • Shower
  • 2 single beds
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Superior Suite
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  • Room size: 29 m²/312 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 king bed and 1 single bed
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Executive King Room
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 king bed
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Royal Suite
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  • Room size: 29 m²/312 ft²
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Forest Suite
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  • Shower
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Mountain View Twin Room
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  • Shower
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 02:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu?

Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu has a car park that's close to the hotel. Parking is available for an additional charge. Self-parking is conveniently available at the hotel. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Kota Kinabalu with private transportation, the hotel can arrange both taxis or car rental.

Is breakfast offered at Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu?

Wake up to a great continental breakfast at Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu.

Can business events be hosted at Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu?

On-site venues and convenient event services make Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu an ideal choice for hosting events such as seminars, corporate events and meetings. The venue available at the hotel can accommodate up to 50 people. An extensive range of facilities and services including projector or LED display, free Wi-Fi, meeting stationery and audio-visual equipment is available to help your business meeting or event a successful one.

What is the smoking policy at Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu?

Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu?

The closest train, metro, or bus station is South Bus Terminal, 460 m away from Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu.

What restaurants are nearby Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu?

Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu’s neighborhood is Central Business District which includes popular restaurants such as Welcome Seafood Restaurant, Fatt Kee Seafood Restaurant and Kedai Kopi Yee Fung.

What popular shopping places are close to Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu?

Located in the Central Business District area, Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu is close to great shopping choices like Gaya Street Sunday Market, Night Market and Suria Sabah Shopping Mall.

What are popular attractions near Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu?

Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu is located in Central Business District area, which is famous for attractions such as Poring Hot Springs, Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and Sabah State Museum.

What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu?

Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu is located within Central Business District, which makes it conveniently close to natural sights including Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre, Mount Kinabalu Botanical Garden and Kokol Hill.

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What people love about Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu

  • 8.8

    Excellent
    Staff 

    "The room is very clean and hygiene, staff also very polite and give good service to customer"

    JIN

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    September 11, 2020

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "Nice, clean and presentable."

    Ku

    |

    August 29, 2019

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Location

    "Convenient , near to mall and easy to check in and out :)"

    Nurul

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    November 1, 2021

Property ranking|Compared to 1,831 Kota Kinabalu properties
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Room comfort score
7.1/10
Room size
26 sqm.
Location score
8.4/10
Couples review score
7.3/10
Better than
94
%
of Kota Kinabalu properties
Bigger than
90
%
of Kota Kinabalu properties
Better than
84
%
of Kota Kinabalu properties
Better than
81
%
of Kota Kinabalu properties
Overall rating:

7.3

Very good
1,545 reviews
Cleanliness
7.2
Facilities
6.5
Location
8.4
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What travelers say they love:
Near to shopping mall, easy to find to eat,
ROSZILLAH from Malaysia
Family with older children
More about Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu

More about Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu

You'll love the exceptional convenience during your stay at Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu, located right in the heart of the city center, with an easy access to everything in Kota Kinabalu.
Travelers are guaranteed to have a hassle-free stay with all the amenities and services provided by Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. To help pre-arrange your arrival and departure, airport transfer services can be booked before you even check in. Your explorations of Kota Kinabalu can be assisted with taxi, car hire and shuttle services available.
Parking is provided for guests by the hotel. You'll have no problem planning out your days and transportation needs with front desk services including concierge service, express check-in or check-out, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. Wear your favorite outfits again and again thanks to the laundry service offered at Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu. In-room conveniences such as room service and daily housekeeping will make staying in a great choice.
You can also get small travel items and sundries at the convenience stores without having to leave the Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu. Smoking may only take place in restricted designated areas.
Rooms at Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu are designed with the guest in mind. To enhance your stay, some rooms at the hotel come with blackout curtains and air conditioning. Some rooms have cable TV to keep guests entertained. You may be assured to know that a coffee or tea maker and bottled water are available in some select rooms.
You can stay fresh and clean with a hair dryer and toiletries provided in some of the guest bathrooms.


Dining and things to do

Wake up with no worries at Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu, where breakfast can be provided in house. Throughout your stay, choose from a variety of delicious dining options at the hotel. Vending machines are on 24 hours a day, so you can grab a snack at any time of day or night.


Reasons to stay here

Verified reviews for this hotel's food and dining options score it better than 93% of accommodations in the city.
Travelers who stayed here really appreciated the location, scoring it better than 84% of the city's other options.
This accommodation beats more than 94% of competition in the city on room comfort.

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Amenities and facilities

Good
Facilities

6.5

Most talked about facilities

Housekeeping

60 mentions

Car Park

15 mentions

Internet

9 mentions

Taxi

9 mentions

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • Malay
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Cleanliness and safety
  • Body thermometer
  • Cashless payment service
  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • First aid kit
  • Free face masks
  • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hygiene certification
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Sterilizing equipment
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
  • Vending machine
Services and conveniences
  • Cash withdrawal
  • Concierge
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Convenience store
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoking area
For the kids
  • Family room
Access
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in/out [private]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
Getting around
  • Airport transfer
  • Car park [charges apply]
  • Car park [nearby]
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service
  • Taxi service
Available in all rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Desk
  • Free bottled water
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe box
  • Internet access – wireless
  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • Toiletries
  • TV [flat screen]

Location

Block A, Lot 6, Ground Floor, KK Times Square, Central Business District, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000
Excellent
Location

8.4

Airports
  • Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
    5.4 km
  • Labuan Airport (LBU)
    117.4 km
Public transportation
  • South Bus Terminal
    470 m
Hospital or clinic
  • Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu
    190 m
Shopping
  • Gaya Street Sunday Market
    2.0 km
Convenience store
  • On-site
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM on-site

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • Sabah State Museum
    1.1 km
  • Mamutik Island
    1.2 km
  • Night Market
    1.5 km
  • Gaya Street Sunday Market
    2.0 km
  • Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
    2.2 km
  • Signal Hill Observatory Platform
    2.4 km
  • Manukan Island
    7.2 km
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park
    7.7 km
  • Sapi Island
    7.7 km
  • Poring Hot Springs
    15.8 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Riverson The Walk
    160 m
  • Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu
    190 m
  • Imago Shopping Mall
    230 m
  • Habour City car park
    400 m
  • South Bus Terminal
    470 m
  • Sembulan River Park
    590 m
  • Wawasan Plaza
    600 m
  • Consulate of Indonesia
    610 m
  • Parking Tabung Haji
    630 m
  • The Golf Academy Borneo
    650 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
Children 2-11 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 12 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-out until14:00
Getting around
  • Distance from city center5 KM
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)20
The property
  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
  • Number of rooms 48

Reviews of Kingston Hotel Kota Kinabalu from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
7.3
/
10
Cleanliness7.2
Facilities6.5
Location8.4
Room comfort and quality7.0
Service7.3
Value for money7.3
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Rating
9+ Exceptional (70)
8-9 Excellent (64)
7-8 Very Good (160)
6-7 Good (115)
<6 Below Expectation (195)
Time of the year
Mar - May (127)
Jun - Aug (161)
Sep - Nov (140)
Dec - Feb (176)
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9.6
Exceptional
lilian from Malaysia
Solo traveler
Deluxe King Bed
Stayed 1 night in January 2019

Boutique Hotel ”

The hotel is located in the centre of the town. It is by walking distance to the shopping mall and cinema. The room is spacious and the bed is comfortable. The bathroom is clean.

Reviewed August 22, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Nurul from Malaysia
Couple
Twin Deluxe
Stayed 1 night in December 2020

satisfy!”

a very nice place to stay. convenient , near to mall and easy to check in and out :)

Reviewed November 02, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
George
Business traveler
Superior King
Stayed 1 night in April 2019

What you need”

Good location and all the facilities you need for a business event.

Reviewed April 24, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
ROSHAM from Brunei Darussalam
Couple
Twin Deluxe
Stayed 2 nights in July 2019

Nice hotel in kk”

So nice and the place also good.

Reviewed July 16, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
NORMIAH from Malaysia
Family with young children
Twin Deluxe
Stayed 4 nights in October 2021

The. Perfect place ”

good environment, safe & peace

Reviewed October 20, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Ku from Malaysia
Group
Deluxe King Bed
Stayed 1 night in August 2019

Exceptional”

Nice, clean and presentable.

Reviewed August 29, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Soon from Malaysia
Couple
Deluxe King Bed
Stayed 1 night in May 2019

Great stay”

Clean, facilities ok, restaurants nearby

Reviewed May 06, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Sahareezuan from Malaysia
Family with young children
Deluxe King Bed
Stayed 3 nights in August 2019

Really Nice Hotel”

Really nice hotel....

Reviewed August 12, 2019

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9.2
Exceptional
Azariza from Malaysia
Family with young children
Superior King
Stayed 2 nights in March 2019

Room”

We have request for a non smoking room. However the staffs are great as they promptly change our room as we smell cigarettes odour from our room upon checking in.

Reviewed September 05, 2019

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9.6
Exceptional
Mohd
Business traveler
Deluxe King Bed
Stayed 1 night in March 2019

Easy for shopping”

Very near to imago mall & easy to find restaurant

Reviewed April 22, 2019

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9.2
Exceptional
diny from Brunei Darussalam
Family with teens
Deluxe King Bed
Stayed 1 night in April 2019

Breakfast Service and car park”

Car park very difficult to find especially during weekend and working hour. staff who giving service not really helpful. Front desk staffs are excellent.

Reviewed June 21, 2019

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9.6
Exceptional
SARADLI from Malaysia
Family with young children
Twin Deluxe
Stayed 2 nights in March 2019

superb!!!!”

must stay hotel!!!!

Reviewed April 01, 2019

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9.2
Exceptional
ROSZILLAH from Malaysia
Family with teens
Twin Deluxe
Stayed 1 night in July 2019

very comfort”

near to shopping mall, easy to find to eat,

Reviewed July 31, 2019

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8.8
Excellent
JIN from Malaysia
Family with teens
Twin Deluxe
Stayed 4 nights in September 2020

Good Hotel”

the room is very clean and hygiene, staff also very polite and give good service to customer

Reviewed September 11, 2020

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8.8
Excellent
Sahanisah
Family with teens
Twin Deluxe
Stayed 5 nights in December 2019

Perfect location”

The lif to the hotel need to use stairs first and anyone can use the lif to go the room floors even who are not guest.

Reviewed December 13, 2019

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8.8
Excellent
christopher from Malaysia
Solo traveler
Deluxe King Bed
Stayed 1 night in July 2019

nice and easy”

nice and clean ...quite central in imago and riverson area

Reviewed August 09, 2019

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9.2
Exceptional
Hj from Brunei Darussalam
Family with teens
Twin Deluxe
Stayed 4 nights in December 2019

Exceptional”

No refrigation for our fresh fruits bought

Reviewed December 25, 2019

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8.4
Excellent
Anita from Malaysia
Couple
Deluxe King Bed
Stayed 2 nights in January 2019

Comfy and clean”

Clean, comfy and close to Imago. But the toilet door always stuck...required the maintenance team to look into it....no mirror for dressing table. Overall ok just minor things yhe management team need to look

Reviewed January 19, 2019

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8.8
Excellent
shahraimee from Brunei Darussalam
Couple
Deluxe King Bed
Stayed 2 nights in September 2019

Excellent”

Affordable price, Parking is safe, hotel in a compound Imago, a convenient store just below the hotel and of course its central location.

Reviewed October 03, 2019

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8.4
Excellent
Haji from Brunei Darussalam
Solo traveler
Superior King
Stayed 3 nights in August 2019

Above average”

All was good except they provided a very limited internet access, free flow of coffee sachet and only a limited of 2 maximum dry towels per day. Location wise is the best to Malls, Airport and sort of safe with less things to do around the place to walk after 10:30 in the evening.

Reviewed September 01, 2019

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