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The Crown Borneo Hotel

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2013

Having stayed at this small hotel soon after its opening we were curious as to how it had travelled in the last few years. We certainly had no regrets in coming back. The rooms are small but, as we are usually out during the day, found no disadvantage in this. It is situated close to a local bus service and...

1Thank barb d
Reviewed 24 June 2013 via mobile

The only reason one would choose to stay in this hotel would be for the location. Less than 10 min drive to terminal 2 (air Asia) Like others have said the toilet is 'see through' with clear window with some frosted parts but I would have felt uncomfortable sharing the room with anyone else! Few local places to eat around...

Thank sydneyplum
Reviewed 4 June 2013

There is no airport hotel at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport which led me to this hotel when I required a place to rest between arriving at the airport at 1am and departing later at 730am. The travel time between the airport and the hotel was about 7 minutes. The hotel driver was kind enough to pick me up for...

1Thank Discerning78
Reviewed 26 May 2013 via mobile

No where near kota kinabalu town and we spent a lot on taxis. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Rooms are tiny with very noisy aircon and a vuew to the toilet through a glass door from the bed is not the nicest thing. Ok hotel but bad location

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 13 May 2013

The room is smaller than expected but very neat and tidy room. Staff are nice and engage in planning the itinerary for travelers. They do provide useful information and introduce local tour at good bargain. The location of the hotel is a bit remote from the downtown. It takes around 10 to15 minutes drive. But the arrangement of transportation is...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2013

Chosen for proximity to Airport & price versus facilities. We went for a family room as it appeared to be only option with double bed and had a dreadful 1st night. Window faces fire escape and stairs appear to be lit all night so we tried to sleep in a fully lit room - failed miserably! Told staff in morning...

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 25 February 2013

I normally sleep with ear plugs when at hotels but at this hotel I was awaken at 5 AM with a terrible banging noise. I never heard anything like this before. I called the reception to find out what was going on and they told me that it is the next door restaurant cutting chicken for the day. They apologized...

1Thank bloomingdales
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Arrived at k.kinabalu in an evening and arranged that the crown hotel picked us up, which was really helpful. The hotel is clean, rooms are small, but have good bathrooms and lovely power showers. Some airport noise but not too bad. Nice flat screen tv's with BBC news channel (always a bonus!) Staff were friendly. Located approx 1.6miles from k.k....

Thank Teri G
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 19 February 2013

This hotel is a 5 minute taxi ride from the airport so it's great for early departures or late arrivals. The room was quite small with no window but as we arrived late it didn't really matter. It was clean, beds were comfy and they offered breakfast. The breakfast isn't the greatest but the price was so reasonable for everything...

Thank Heather T
hong kong
Reviewed 13 February 2013

Stayed in the hotel for 1 night, as we were catching the 7am flight from KK to Tawau, so it was great for our purpose. The hotel provides free pick up and drop off to the airport if your flight is between 6am to 11pm, or MYR30 per trip outside of those slots. Check-in and check-out were very efficiency, there...

1Thank Lois C

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crown Borneo Hotel is centrally located within the Tanjung Aru town just minutes away from the city centre. The Crown Borneo has 28 rooms, offering queen bedroom and twin bedroom and comes with an attached bathroom with shower. All rooms are air-conditioned with an individual control, features a 32" LCD TV with selected satellite channels and tea/coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

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Address: 23 Jalan Pinang | Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: €17 - €24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Crown Borneo Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“The hotel has no lift”
tonydave, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“family room on the top floor - unfortunately no window and no elevator/lifts if you are carrying a lot of baggage.”
kiltmaker2, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid this hotel.”
ct62193, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms start at 2nd floor, with no lift/elevator”
n00raishahs, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“choose low floor cos no lift at the hotel”
sywong331, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
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