Budget Hotels in Kota Kinabalu and Sabah

As many travelers and backpackers don’t want to stay in, and cannot afford a luxury resort or even middle class hotel, there is indeed the need of budget hotels and low-cost accommodations. Considering that many young travelers want to explore the more remote places in the world, -and KK counts for many travelers and backpackers as one- Sabah and Kota Kinabalu takes of course also care of this needs.

Hospitality industry of Kota Kinabalu offers many alternatives, even for those, who have restricted budgets and are looking for accommodations for around or even below 50 USD per night. And the fact that these travelers might not have to compromise on everything but get clean rooms with an acceptable standard of basic amenities adds cherry on the cake.

The facilities in rooms and inside hotel premises of such budget accommodations mostly include a clean and tidy, moderately furnished room with a private bathroom, a television with satellite connection, daily replacement of water bottle, housekeeping service, laundry service, restaurant, parking and sometimes complimentary breakfast, too.

Cititel Express Hotel

Cititel Express has the advantage of being located at the heart of KK’s City Center. Therefore,  this hotel is among the top choices. Guests have the merit of its proximity to tmany tourist spots, restaurants, commercial district, airport and banks. -read more-

The Palace Hotel

Situated in the Central Business District of Kota Kinabalu, The Palace Hotel is a 4-star hotel and a great choice for those having a moderate budget but want to experience ultimate luxury during their vacation. – read more –

Borneo Paradise Beach Hotel

Borneo Paradise Beach Hotel in Kota Kinabalu is special because of a local taste to its environment. The atmosphere here is generally very relaxing, nice and calm. The ‘house styled’ rooms here give pleasant experience to the guests. . – read more –

Akinabalu Youth Hostel

Located at the center of Kota Kinabalu in Gaya Street, at a 15-minutes drive from the airport, its location is what makes Akinabalu Youth Hostel a great choice among backpackers and single travelers with tight budget. -read more-

Budget Accommodations below $50 per Night