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Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

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Chiang Mai
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had three days at Le Meridien - a great location on the waterfront and superb sunset views over the sea. Excellent 25 m swimming pool, well-equipped gym, comfortable Club Lounge, but some strange design features of my room (619) - with a curved desk squeezed into a corner and a sofa plopped in front of the window (to open...

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LeMeridienKotaKinaba, Manager at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear Hallomega, Thank you for choosing our property and for taking the time to review us! Glad to know that you had a good stay with us - what a treat to know that you enjoyed our sunset views over the sea and all our facilities. Thank you for your feedback on some of the areas you mentioned, I will...

Beijing, China
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is facing the sea, provides the fantastic view of the sunrise and sunset. The room is big and clean, the breakfast is tasty. It located nearby the busy road of the Kota Kinabalu, in front of the Phillpine market, the place of the night market and free market. This is the great hotel, just little bit pricy.

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LeMeridienKotaKinaba, Manager at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear dana925, Thank you for choosing our property and for taking the time to review us! Thank you for the excellent recognition and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. The sea is a calming view and we are very happy to have had the sea views to look out to on a daily basis. Our...

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 3 nights before attempting Mt Kinabalu. This is a good, 5* hotel for those looking for a little luxury. The breakfast is wonderful, so much choice & the dining area very spacious and cool. The room was superb. We had a newly renovated room. We were on a top floor. Very quiet, extremely comfortable bed, huge bathroom...

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LeMeridienKotaKinaba, Manager at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear Sarah K, Thank you for choosing our property and for taking the time to review us! Thank you for the full star rating and we are very pleased to know that you had generally had a good stay with us. How was the climb? We hope you have made it safe and sound and have brought the accolades back...

London
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for one night, the check-in was very quick, it was a clean hotel, our deluxe room was a good size, room service was good, the staff we met were very friendly and accommodating. A la carte breakfast, with a good choice, was served in a sea facing restaurant. There are plenty of eating places and...

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LeMeridienKotaKinaba, Manager at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear gugs01, Greetings from Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu. Thank you for taking the time to review us and for choosing us as your preferred hotel to stay. Thank you for recognizing our friendly staff and very happy to know that you enjoyed our breakfast spread. Location is always a number one preference for travelling guests and glad that you’ve enjoyed...

Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

After a week of roughing it in the Borneo rainforest this place is a sight for sore eyes! The location is convenient to airport, near stores and night marker and across from the harbor My room has a gorgeous view of the harbor and is so quiet and calm. It might even be larger than my apartment in New York...

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LeMeridienKotaKinaba, Manager at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear leigh b, Greetings from Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu. What a long way from home you have traveled, and thank you for an excellent wholesome review of your experience. Thank you for taking the time to review us and for choosing us as your preferred hotel to rejuvenate after your adventure at our Borneo rainforest, the comfy bed is truly...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was great hotel and nice staffs, delicious foods etc everything is perfect. SPC member got 15% off price to visit cafeteria in this hotel. But, please remember there is still develop the city so that you need comfortable shoes to see the Kota. I will visit again on my next holiday.

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LeMeridienKotaKinaba, Manager at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear Greig1971, Thank you for choosing our property and for taking the time to review us! Sounds like it was a lovely summer holiday. We are very glad that you enjoyed your summer holiday with us and that you enjoyed utilizing the special SPG members free signup discount. We look forward to seeing you and your loved ones again, and...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

To the reader. This review is based solely on our experience. Yours may differ. On our arrival at the hotel the staff were very good and attentive to our arrival and our luggage was quickly taken care of. The hotel is situated in the older part of town but close to some amazing markets and shops with heaps of bargains...

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LeMeridienKotaKinaba, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Hi Pixelcount, Greetings from Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu! This is an excellent review and we loved reading it! Thank you for taking the time to review us. Very happy to know that you took the time to explore our surroundings as our location is always a favourite, within minutes from the handicraft and fresh markets. Glad you've enjoyed our breakfast...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a week in early March 2017, we could not have been pampered more the service from the complete hotel staff was some of the best we have experienced ever. The meals were great and a credit to all management for your controls. The pool area is very well positioned on the west side but sometimes due to wind...

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LeMeridienKotaKinaba, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear lemish, Greetings from Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu! Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad that you've enjoyed your stay and we've fulfil all your needs of a holiday. It is great that you've noticed the services of our friendly staff and will surely let them know you said hi. Enjoying a glass or two...

Balikpapan, Indonesia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't speak highly enough about this hotel and the magnificent staff. From arrival time to departure time it has been a wonderful experience. The staff right through out the hotel were so friendly and professional.

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LeMeridienKotaKinaba, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear Rob M, Greetings from Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu! Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are thrilled that you've enjoyed your stay and especially mentioning our wonderful staff. Very happy to know that you have received the best services. We look forward to welcome you and your loved ones soon. Regards, Samuel Leong, Guest Experience

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Still feel comfortable when stay in this hotel and everything was good. This visit I still get the club lounge benefit, besides that their service still awesome. The friendly smile & talkative staff - Diana Au was the staff that I will see her greet me all the way when she saw me at the lobby or at the club...

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LeMeridienKotaKinaba, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, responded to this review

Dear Jasonchua78, Greetings from Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu! Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad that your stay at the hotel was a comfortable one and also mention our friendly staff. We look forward to see you around the lobby and lounge again and welcome you and your loved ones soon. Regards, Samuel Leong, Guest...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu embraces the aesthetic and eclectic beauty of Sabah while showcasing superb views of the city, Mount Kinabalu, and the South China Sea. Located in downtown Kota Kinabalu, and within easy walking distance of local attractions, the commercial district, and retail and entertainment facilities, the hotel provides easy access to some of Malaysia’s finest beaches and golf courses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

Address: Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens | Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: €89 - €178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu 5*
Number of rooms: 306
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Also Known As:
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu Le Meridien
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu Malaysia - Sabah
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#5 Business Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#6 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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“The sea view room is excellent”
 of 5 bubbles dana925, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room high up for the view - if possible over the waterfront.”
 of 5 bubbles P2310KNsarahk, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a sea facing room”
 of 5 bubbles gugs01, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a Harbour view as the city view is not that striking and are slightly bigger.”
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  • Bed room with Sea view
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 of 5 bubbles Pixelcount, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are well positioned however the front rooms facing the harbour do have better view. most comfortable beds, they are huge.”
 of 5 bubbles lemish, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
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