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J Residence

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there on 24/4/2017 to climb Mount Kinabalu the next day. We are 8 ppl and there is 3 bedroom with 2 of it got washroom. The place is so cold, with no ac needed, cold water and working heater but the pressure not so strong. It also got kitchen with basic necessity. But it is so much better...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience in the beautiful villa. Don't have a second thought about staying here. Of all the resorts available, this stand out. Mesmerizing view for peace lovers. Have to compromise on the food as there is no restaurant in this place. It’s a good distance to the National Park and walked there. Enjoyed the nature and had a great time.

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Sandakan Division, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were staying in 'johnson villa' the bungalow with 3 bedroom and 3 toilet + shower each room, thank god because we had a bad experienced on difficulty to share just ONLY 1 toilet + shower in large group of us, 6 adults + 3 teens + 4 child back in last time at another resort. the house was decent...

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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Peaceful setting. This place is perfect if you're looking for a get away from hustle bustle of the city. Clean spotless bathrooms. very comfortable bed. They provide room services as well. We will like to visit this place again. A must go for all couples and families. We'll definitely return.

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Relaxing, chilling, unwinding, idling the day away, enjoying the view of the undulating hills. Very low density resort as they have only 7-9 rooms in the place. The rooms are rustic yet modern in some ways. so don't expect the Hiltons - but extremely tranquil, relaxing, and worth every penny. Just so you know what to expect - it is...

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We just returned from our trip to Kundasang. We stayed 3 nights at J Residence. We stayed in the twin bed room. A wonderful clean place to stay in. The beds were comfy and the room was large. The bathroom was clean. The shower temp was a little tricky tho. Thank you so very for the amazing and memorable stay....

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Thank ElsonVencent
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We had a great extended weekend with family . Excellent location, right beside the national park. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The room is fine for 3 adults, would also be great for family of 3 as the room were side by side. Def worth a visit. We ll be back.

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Singapore
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Request the staff to help to find some cooking utensil even if I need to pay for it but she kept telling it was impossible. But when I told her I am going to reflect this in my review, she sent it to my unit. There was nothing much to do here except cooking/ barbecuing. If you are not looking...

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Nice view, great for a big group in the villa. We did steamboat and BBQ, enjoyed the weather and food that we brought on our own. Hassle free in terms of the cleaning up as kitchen is available. Fridge is a bit too small though for a 3 bedroom villa. Other than that, a great experience!!!!

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Melaka, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Stayed here for 3 days with my family in room 5B. The residence is well located and on high ground. The rooms are decent and come with water heater.Bathroom is clean.Outside the room are big balcony space which is great for hang-around and bonding, there is also tables and chairs for you to relax and enjoy the hill views and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 300 metres away from the entrance of Kinabalu Park Headquarters, J Residence is the nearest lodge outside Mount Kinabalu National Park, and with rooms price three times lower than those chalets and lodges inside Kinabalu Park. J Residence was built in the year 2010 and our lodge are partially hidden by trees and plants from the main road. Our lodge overlook the Bundu Tuhan dwelling & farming community while the back is decorated with rows of tall matured pine trees. Temperature here ranges from 19°C to 17°C at night. Truly a great place to seek refuge from the hot equatorial climate of the other major cities of Sabah. ... more   less 

Additional Information about J Residence

Address: Along Tuaran Road | 300 meters from Mount Kinabalu Park, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: €27 - €45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
j Residence Hotel Kota Kinabalu
J Residence Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia - Sabah
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“all rooms are good”
  • View from Veranda
WinaDaBest, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“5B has good views, but if there is someone in 5A it is not at all private. 3A/B is facing the parking lot and is not private at all.”
  • Old shelves in Room 5B.
  • Open shelves
  • Open-type bathroom
  • Stains on the towels
  • Water on the bathroom floor after we took a shower
evgenias_12, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“located near to the National Park”
Ivy_Lavander, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“House 1 quieter, bring your own hairdryer, without kinabalu mountain view”
ChiaHM, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“House 2a 2b has big balcony”
JeffCK, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
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