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Kota Kinabalu Family Hotels

Kota Kinabalu (KK) is a great spot to travel with your kids. There are many Kota Kinabalu hotels for your holidays Choose from budget hotels, serviced holiday apartments or family friendly resorts.

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Moderate Kota Kinabalu Family Hotels

Nexus Resort

Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Locked Bag 100. Hotel Website

This is a great choice for families. It is located about 30 minutes from town with lots of nature surrounding the hotel.

For the Kids:

  • Children's club for ages 4-11
  • Beach and pool
  • Nature park where your family can have a guided walk through the rainforest.

Fits a family of:

  • Standard rooms (family of 4)
  • 2 bedroom suites that can sleep a family of 4.

Pacific Sutera

1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Hotel Website

It is located a few minutes from town and has lots of activities for the family. It is a moderately priced resort with several restaurants on site. The rooms are well appointed with a/c, satellite tv, internet and balconies.

For the Kids:

  • Huge pool,
  • Children's center
  • Bowling alley.

Fits a family of:

  • Interconnecting rooms available

Likas Condotel

1 Lorong Likas Square Jalan Istiadat Likas, Hotel Website

Likas Condotel located about 5 minutes from the city center and overlook the Likas Bay. The property is attached to a mall.

For the Kids:

  • Swimming pool
  • Playground

Fits a family of:

  • 3 bedroom condos with fully equipped kitchens that can sleep a family of 6.

Luxury Resorts For Families

Shangri-La Rasa Ria

Pantai Dalit Beach, Hotel Website

This is one of the best Kota Kinabalu family resorts. It is located on the beach about 30 minutes from town. There are lots of organized activities for the whole family to enjoy.

For the Kids:

  • Nature reserve including an orangutan sanctuary.
  • Supervised kid's club for ages 4-12
  • Children's pool

Fits a family of:

  • 2 adults and 2 kids (under 12)

Tanjung Aru

20 Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Hotel Website

This is the sister property of the Rasa Ria located about 5 minutes from town.

For the Kids:

  • Kid's club
  • Access to the nature reserve at the Rasa Ria.
  • Water play area with slides and pool.
  • Babysitting Service (fee)

Fits a family of:

  • 2 adults and 1 child however you can contact the hotel directly if you have more than one child and they will try to accommodate your family.
  • Interconnecting rooms available.

Budget Kota Kinabalu Family Hotels

Langkah Syabas

Jalan Papar Baru Kampung Laut Kinarut, Hotel Website

This is a collection of chalets located about 25 minutes from town. This is a great budget option for those looking to get away from it all.

For the Kids:

  • Swimming pool
  • Beach.

Fits a family of:

  • Chalets that can sleep a family of 4.

Seapark Condotel

Jalan Murni, Tanjung Aru

This is a family friendly Kota Kinabalu budget hotel. It is located about 10 minutes from the city center and is close to the airports. Hawker stalls are nearby where you can sample the famous Malaysian cuisine.

For the Kids:

  • Pool on site
  • Walking distance to the beach.

Fits a family of:

  • Family rooms can sleep 5.

Century Hotel

Lot 12, Jalan Masjid Lama, Bandaran Berjaya,

This is great for families traveling on a shoestring budget. It is centrally located in town within walking distance to many restaurants and shop.

For the Kids:

  • Watch the monkeys that live in the wooded area behind the hotel.

Fits a family of:

  • Family rooms that can sleep 4.

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