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Popular hotels in Sabah

Discover well-known properties in Sabah that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 2,827 hotels in Sabah and price data was last updated on 22 May 2024. The average price for a hotel in Sabah is C$ 110/night.
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Pantai Dalit, Tuaran, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Set between a beachfront and a nature reserve, Shangri-La Rasa Ria Kota Kinabalu features relaxing stays in elegantly furnished guest rooms, award-winning restaurants, and a selection of therapeutic treatments at the spa. It is a 5-star accommodation overlooking the South China Sea.
8.8
Excellent
1723 reviews
Location
21.5 km from city centre
C$ 200
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Featuring an infinity pool and a Jacuzzi, Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Kota Kinabalu is located in Kota Kinabalu and offers relaxed accommodation. Guests also have exclusive access to the CHI, The Spa and Swimming Pool.
Pool
8.8
Excellent
3401 reviews
Location
4.0 km from city centre
C$ 246
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens P.O. Box 13751, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Gaya Centre Hotel is situated in the city's famous tourism and shopping area. Just 10 minutes' stroll from Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, the hotel provides guests with an ideal base when in Kota Kinabalu.
Free Wi-Fi
8.4
Excellent
1449 reviews
Location
1.4 km from city centre
C$ 34
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Featuring an outdoor pool and a private beach, The Magellan Sutera is situated in Kota Kinabalu and provides modern accommodation. Guests also have exclusive access to the Mandara Spa and Fitness centre.
8.6
Excellent
3105 reviews
Location
1.6 km from city centre
C$ 169
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Located in Kota Kinabalu, The Pacific Sutera provides modern 5-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a private beach. Guests also have exclusive access to the Chavana Spa and Swimming Pool.
Free Wi-Fi
8.7
Excellent
2046 reviews
Location
1.9 km from city centre
C$ 133
Lot 1-7 Block B, Bandar Fajar, Sandakan, Malaysia
This comfortable hotel in Sandakan provides free Wi-Fi, as well as a beauty centre and a sauna. It has a spa, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature, meeting rooms and massage services.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.9
Good
373 reviews
Location
2.2 km from city centre
C$ 41
Block 8 Unit 28 33 Prima Square Mile 4 North Road, Sandakan, Malaysia
D North Star Hotel & Spa is located in Sandakan and offers free Wi-Fi. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
Air Conditioning
8.6
Excellent
194 reviews
Location
5.3 km from city centre
C$ 37
Lot 161-166, Block D, Avenue 5, Sandakan, Malaysia
My Dream Hotel Sandakan is located in Sandakan and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers luggage storage, massage services and a 24-hour reception.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.6
Good
270 reviews
Location
7.7 km from city centre
C$ 18
No 4, Lorong Api-Api 3, Api-Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
This modern hotel in Kota Kinabalu provides complimentary wireless internet, as well as an executive floor and a ballroom. It offers 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
8.3
Excellent
2602 reviews
Location
0.4 km from city centre
C$ 65
Lorong Kemajuan, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Sabah Oriental Hotel is situated on Borneo (Malaysia) and offers 4-star facilities in addition to a Turkish steam bath. It also features views of the mountains, plus Kota Kinabalu.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.6
Good
2183 reviews
Location
0.5 km from city centre
C$ 34

Tips for booking hotels in Sabah

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Sabah. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 22 May 2024.
Cheapest month:July
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Sabah:C$ 110/night
Cheapest price found:C$ 15/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
C$ 19 - C$ 260
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
C$ 32 - C$ 166
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Sabah hotels

Browse through properties in Sabah that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 2,827 properties in Sabah and data was last updated on 22 May 2024.
These Sabah properties are among the highest rated by our users. Be sure to read user reviews to learn why these hotels are among the highest rated.
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Polish Bay Gaya Island Po Box 22036, 88778 Luyang Kota Kinabalu, Borneo Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
8.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 291
Avg. per night
Jalan Pantai, Locked Bag 2084, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 80
Avg. per night
Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
5.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 262
Avg. per night
Lorong Kemajuan Karamunsing, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 33
Avg. per night
Lot 95, Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 33
Avg. per night
C-16-G, Signature Office, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
C$ 34
Avg. per night
Unit 25-28, Ground Floor, Block D, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 43
Avg. per night
5, Jalan Padang, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 34
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in Sabah, Malaysia

Discover affordable stays in Sabah that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Sabah can be found for as low as C$ 10 per night. There is currently one property in Sabah that can be booked for this price. Rocky Mountain Lodge is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Sabah. Price data was last updated on 22 May 2024
Currently, these are the lowest-priced hotels in Sabah we've come across for the dates selected. Prices can differ depending on the dates selected, so use the search form to browse more options if you have flexibility.
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Jalan Cinta Mata Mesilou, Kundasang, Malaysia
4.4 km from city centre
C$ 10
Avg. per night
Lot 12 Lorong Perpaduan, Kg. Air, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
C$ 12
Avg. per night
Mile 6, Jalan Putatan, Papar, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
4.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
C$ 14
Avg. per night
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens Warisan Square C-03-03, C-03-04, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 16
Avg. per night
Unit No. G-803, 1Borneo Hypermall, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
9.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 16
Avg. per night
Unit 3.15, 3rd Floor, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 18
Avg. per night
57, Jalan Pantai, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 19
Avg. per night
13, Jalan Perpaduan, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
C$ 20
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Sabah

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Sabah to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Sabah at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 22 May 2024.
Hotels located in the Sabah area sorted by price and hotel class. You'll also find the most popular and best value properties within each hotel class.
2 stars
2 stars and under
Lot 1-7 Block B, Bandar Fajar, Sandakan, Malaysia
C$ 41
Lot 12 Lorong Perpaduan, Kg. Air, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
C$ 12
Jalan Cinta Mata Mesilou, Kundasang, Malaysia
C$ 10
3 stars
3 stars
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens P.O. Box 13751, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
C$ 34
Lot 161-166, Block D, Avenue 5, Sandakan, Malaysia
C$ 18
Unit No. G-803, 1Borneo Hypermall, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
C$ 16
4 stars
4 stars +
Pantai Dalit, Tuaran, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
C$ 200
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
C$ 105

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Other accommodations in Sabah

Find the perfect hostel, theme hotel, or vacation rental for your stay in Sabah. There are 2,827 hotels in Sabah and price data was last updated on 22 May 2024. The average price for a stay in Sabah is C$ 110/night.
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PV 139, Pecinct Dillenia, Telipok, Malaysia
9.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 71
Avg. per night
Lot B10, Semporna Seafront Resort, Semporna, Malaysia
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
C$ 44
Avg. per night
Level 1 - 5, Unit 29, Building No E, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
C$ 16
Avg. per night
Batu 38, Bundu Tuhan, Ranau, Malaysia
14.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 41
Avg. per night
House 35, Jalan Setesen Jalan Mat Salleh, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
3.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Air Conditioning
C$ 49
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Sabah

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Sabah to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 22 May 2024.
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Facts about staying in Sabah

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Sabah to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 22 May 2024.
  • Where is the best place to stay in Sabah?

    Our travelers prefer to stay in places like Kota Kinabalu, Semporna, and Sandakan while in Sabah.

  • What are the best hotels in Sabah?

    The Magellan Sutera Resort, rated with a score of 8.6 from 3,110 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Sabah. Other top stays include Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu, with an average rating of 9.0 from 2,864 reviewers, and Horizon Hotel, with a score of 8.5 from 2,842 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Sutera Harbour?

    Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu is a good hotel close to Sutera Harbour - it has scored 9.0 over 2,864 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Sabah near Asia City?

    The most popular hotel near Asia City is The Magellan Sutera Resort, with 3,110 HotelsCombined users scoring it 8.6/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Gaya Street Sunday Market?

    A good hotel near Gaya Street Sunday Market is Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu, which has been rated 9.0/10 by 2,864 HotelsCombined user reviews.

  • When is the best time to stay in Sabah?

    Optimal savings can be achieved when choosing to visit Sabah in July, the least expensive month. The average nightly cost of accommodations in Sabah during July is C$ 15/night. Conversely, February in Sabah is the most expensive period, with prices soaring to around C$ 110/night, so it's advisable to steer clear during that time.

  • What is the most popular city in Sabah to stay in?

    The majority of our users looked for stays in Kota Kinabalu, which makes it the most popular city to stay in Sabah. Semporna and Sandakan in Sabah are also popular among our users if you’re looking for more recommendations.

  • What is the cheapest city to visit in Sabah?

    In Sabah, the most sought-after hotel chains are OYO, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, and WorldHotels, making them the top three choices based on our data.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Sabah?

    Sutera Harbour, Asia City, and Gaya Street Sunday Market are the most popular landmarks in Sabah according to our data. You can experience Sutera Harbour if you plan to visit Kota Kinabalu. You can visit Asia City if you stay in Kota Kinabalu. Gaya Street Sunday Market is accessible while staying in Kota Kinabalu.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Sabah?

    In Sabah, the average nightly cost of a hotel is C$ 98, providing a reasonable accommodation option for budget-conscious travellers. The average price to stay in Sabah for a week is C$ 684.

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