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Sabah Oriental Hotel (Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia)


Sabah Oriental Hotel (Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia)

About Sabah Oriental Hotel

Conveniently located just outside Kinabalu City and minutes away from Plaza Wawasan, Sabah Oriental Hotel is a modern hotel that offers a free area shuttle service and spectacular views of Mount Kinabalu mountain. Kota Kinabalu International Airport is easily reachable. All hotel rooms come with satellite TV, minibar, in-room safe, coffee/tea maker, and a controlled air conditioner. An en-suite bathroom is equipped with bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Free wireless access is provided in each room. Sabah Oriental Hotel features a fitness centre, swimming pool, steam bath, sauna, tour desk, and a business centre. Complimentary high-speed Internet access is available throughout the property. Other amenities include free valet service, Muslim prayer room, and luggage storage. The onsite Café Oriental serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks and enjoy live music performances at the Tapai Lounge. Room service is available. Nearby attractions include Sabah State Mosque, All Saint's Cathedral, and Kompleks Asia City.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets (Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index based on 696  reviews from:
  • LocationFair  (7.1 / 10)
  • RoomsOkay  (6.5 / 10)
  • ServiceGood  (7.6 / 10)
  • CleanlinessGood  (7.6 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.8 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Delicious breakfast

Many guests say that the breakfast is delicious and there is always plenty to choose from. Others like that the waiters are friendly, and add that there is enough room in the restaurant to accommodate all hotel guests.


Nice swimming pool and fitness facilities

Most guests comment that the swimming pool is great, and note that the water temperature is great. Others like that the equipment at the fitness room is modern, and report that the exercise facilities are spacious.


Fantastic hotel rooms

Many guests say that the rooms are nicely decorated and spacious with a comfortable bed and an air conditioner that works great. Others like that there are bathrobes and slippers in the bathroom, and add that there is always hot water available.

Negative Reviews


Hotel staff is not attentive

Several guests report that the hotel staff does not speak fluent English, and comment that the housekeeping employees clean the rooms only upon request. Others note that the front desk staff is slow with the check-in.


Slow Wi-Fi

Some guests point out that the Wi-Fi in hotel rooms is unstable and disconnects often. Others say that the Internet is slow in common areas, and cite that the Wi-Fi signal is weak even near the front desk area.


Not such a great location

Several guests state that the hotel is located far away from restaurants and grocery shops, and add those guests who want to explore the city, can use the shuttle service that is often late or ask at the reception for a taxi.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Café
  3. Entrance hall/lobby
  4. Lift
  5. Gym
  6. Parking
  7. Terrace
  8. Outdoor swimming pool
  9. Conference rooms
  10. Non-smoking rooms
  11. Computer with Internet
  12. Restaurant
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible hotel
  3. Accessible parking
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
  5. Hairdryer
  6. Electric kettle
  7. Air conditioning
  8. Cosmetic mirror
  9. Minibar
  10. Satellite TV
  11. Desk
  12. Telephone
Sports facilities
  1. Fitness

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00


Lorong Kemajuan , 88000 , Kota Kinabalu , Malaysia
Telephone: +60(8)8258998 | Fax: +60(8)8258778 | 

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