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About Sabah Oriental Hotel


Ideally located in the metropolitan city of Kinabalu, this luxurious property commands a breathtaking view of Mt. Kinabalu, the highest mountain in South East Asia. Boasting elegant and classic rooms, this 4-star property is perfect for both leisure and business travelers. Some of their excellent facilities include six meeting rooms, up-to-date multimedia facilities, and a business center with secretarial services. For leisure and recreational, the hotel features Al Fresco dining, the Tapai Lounge, a fitness center, and a swimming pool with sunset patio. Sabah Oriental Hotel is simply brilliant and makes for an ideal stay for all guests.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Car park
  • Shuttle service
  • Taxi service

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee shop
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Convenience store
  • Mini bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Restaurant [halal]
  • Room service [24-hour]

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoking area


  • Check-in [24-hour]
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Wheelchair accessible

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • Malay
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The hotel offers shuttle service to City Center as mention below:

- 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 03:00 PM, 06:00 PM, 08:00 PM

- The selected destination includes Centre Point, Wisma Merdeka, Karamunsing Shopping Complex, Gaya Street and Handicraft Market. For others preferred destination with the city limit, the hotel will assist in accommodating the request, subject to shuttle availability.
- Any pickup requests will also be entertained accordingly upon service of shuttle times.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-11 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 11 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Distance from City Center: 2 km
Distance to Airport: 7 km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 8
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 200
Year Hotel Built: 1997
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Very good

based on 2832 reviews
  • Cleanliness 7.4
  • Facilities 7.0
  • Location 7.0
  • Room comfort and quality 7.7
  • Service 7.5
  • Value for money 7.8
  • Food and dining 7.3
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Hock from Malaysia
Stayed 1 night in September 2016
Affordable and Clean
nice and clean hotel. Breakfast good. Location not ideal.
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Faiqzal from Malaysia
Business traveler
Superior Double or Twin Room
Stayed 2 nights in October 2016
Food - great. Location - mid city but you need to walk about 500m to find convenient store, outside food.
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Nor from Malaysia
Family with young children
Stayed 1 night in October 2016
very good
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Dustin from Malaysia
Stayed 3 nights in October 2016
Friendly staff and hospitality
Old hotel with some new furniture. Breakfast buffet very sharp. After 9am no more refill.
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Pua from Malaysia
Business traveler
Stayed 1 night in October 2016
good staff
hotel is clean and value for money.
Reviewed October 16, 2016

sabilah from Malaysia
Stayed 1 night in September 2016
Good services
Fast, nice staff, large room, nice hotel n safety
Reviewed October 14, 2016

sabilah from Malaysia
Stayed 1 night in September 2016
Large room, nice, clean and safety
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Muzakkir from Malaysia
Business traveler
Stayed 2 nights in September 2016
No water inlet facilities.
Reviewed October 11, 2016

JEN from Malaysia
Family with young children
Stayed 2 nights in December 2015
Big hotel room
Room big enough, but interior maintenance needed.
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Navaneethan from Malaysia
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in October 2016
Strategically located
Reviewed October 09, 2016


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