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Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu

3-star3 stars
N0.1,Jalan Singgah Mata1,Asia CityKota KinabaluSabah88000Malaysia

City-center hotel within walking distance of Kompleks Asia City
  • Free WiFi
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Delicious food
Good internet service
Beautiful beach
More comfort would be nice
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Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu

from $40
  • Standard Double Room, City View
  • Standard Twin Room, No Windows
  • Standard Single
  • Superior Triple Room (newly refurbished)
  • Standard Double Sea Facing View (Newly Refurbished)
  • Standard Twin Room, City View
  • Standard Double (no window)
  • Studio Suite
  • Superior Quadruple Room, 2 Double Beds

What’s around Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Kompleks Asia City (2-minute walk)
  • Centre Point (3-minute walk)
  • Sedco Square (3-minute walk)
  • All Saint's Cathedral (3-minute walk)
  • Warisan Square (5-minute walk)
  • Filipino Market (5-minute walk)
  • Kompleks Karamunsing (6-minute walk)
  • Plaza Wawasan (6-minute walk)
  • Atkinson Clock Tower (8-minute walk)
  • Imago Shopping Mall (9-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) - 15 min drive
  • Tanjung Aru Station - 7 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 275 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 12 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is 12:30 PM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Water dispenser
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Year Built 2009
  • Elevator/lift
  • Accessible bathroom
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Malay

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu’s small print

Also known as

  • Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu
  • Cititel Hotel
  • Cititel Hotel Kota Kinabalu Express
  • Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu Hotel Kota Kinabalu
  • Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu Sabah
  • Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu Hotel
  • Cititel Express Hotel
  • Cititel Express
  • Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu Sabah


The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of MYR 25 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 183 reviews

Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu
Good area but hotel room is really small
Allen, us2 night trip
Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu
A great 3* hotel in city center
Truly enjoyed our stay. A great 3-star hotel. In my opinion, the best 3* in city center area from I can see walking around city center. We booked the most basic room so there's no coffee making facilities (i.e. no kettle) and no refrigerator but they brought in a thermos flask and hot/cold water dispensing machine is on every floor near the lift. Also, we feel very safe in this hotel.
A Traveler, us3 night romance trip
Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu
Hotel Experience
Hotel was near to many eateries like seafood restaurants, coffee shops and pharmacy. Also near to CenterPoint shopping. Getting to hotel from airport is simple and cheap. Just take the shuttle bus from airport and stop at CenterPoint bus stop. Walk less than 5 minutes to hotel. Only cost M$2/pax. Hotel have many taxis on standby. However, taxi drivers may charge more than what was shown on the hotel information monitor. Need to budget first before getting on the taxi. Wifi is strong. Massage spa are just next door @ Asia City. Hotel also provide breakfast at M$15/ pax which consist of free rice, mee, kueh tiaw, meat, vegetable, bread, coffee. It is very worth the price if you are a great eater. Near the hotel also have coffee shops selling dim sum (M$3.50/ item), many types of noodles, fried rice (M$6-8/ plate), bah kut the and many more. A bad thing that I want to mention is the hotel experienced 2 nights of black out. The first night was around 7pm - 9pm and second night was from 7pm - 1am (next day). Hotel room was very small and difficult to maneuver around. However, toilet is clean and shower water was great.
A Traveler, us3 night family trip
Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu
Hotel staff was very helpful and really nice. From hotel, it was easy to walk to the bus station, waterfront, markets, and grocery stores.
A Traveler, us3 night trip with friends
Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu
room too small
A Traveler, my2 night trip

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Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu

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