Colonial beauty in the heart of the city

Facilities & services
  • 32 rooms
  • Restaurant and bar
  • WiFi
  • Gaya Street fair
  • Visit the Sabah State Mosque, Wisma Merdeka and Signal Hill Observatory Platform

Nestled comfortably in the very heart of Kota Kinabalu, the Jesselton is just a leisurely five minute stroll from the city’s exquisite waterfront. This elegantly designed hotel benefits from its intimate size, allowing it to provide a truly warm and personalized service.

The hotel is regarded as a timeless piece of colonial beauty, designed to echo the dignity of a bygone era while putting the city on your doorstep. Each of the well-appointed 32 guest rooms feature air-conditioning throughout, classic marble bathrooms and well-lit siting areas. The restaurant serves a variety of Italian, Mediterranean and Malaysian favorites while the cosy bar provides guests with a relaxed and cosy setting in which to swap stories.

Ideally located for exploring Kota Kinabalu’s main attractions, the Jesselton is located near to the Sabah State Mosque, Wisma Merdeka and Signal Hill Observatory Platform. The hotel even provides the services of an authentic London cab to ferry guests around.

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