Sabah Oriental Hotel

Lorong Kemajuan88000Kota KinabaluMalaysia
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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.


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

Top amenities

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

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Nightclub
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath / Hammam


  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00

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.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 543 reviews across the web
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7.2 out of 10 based on 543 reviews