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Welcome to The Jesselton Hotel

Step into the heart of Kota Kinabalu and be captivated by the timeless beauty of The Jesselton Hotel, a living masterpiece since 1954. Immerse yourself in colonial elegance as you wander through meticulously restored architecture, where original features and furnishings transport you to a bygone era.

With 44 guestrooms adorned with classic furnishings, fine carpets, and modern en-suite bathrooms, each space is a personalized haven. The spacious interiors and passenger lift services add a touch of luxury, ensuring a truly exquisite getaway. Free WiFi is the cherry on top, making your stay as seamless as it is stylish.

Nestled in the central business district, this heritage hotel offers more than accommodation—it provides an escape into the charm and allure of colonial grandeur. Don't just pass by; let The Jesselton Hotel become a memorable chapter in your Kota Kinabalu experience. Come, witness, and relish the elegance that defines this iconic landmark!


Dear Valued Guest,

We hope this message finds you well.

We are thrilled to announce that The Jesselton Hotel will be embarking on a guest room, lobby (partially), guest washroom and exterior building refurbishment project from May 20th to September 30th, 2024.

The refurbishment will take place daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, aimed at enhancing your future stay experience.

While these enhancements are underway, please note that the hotel will remain operational. However, it's possible that guests may experience some noise disturbances during daytime hours.

We sincerely appreciate your understanding and patience during this time. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Thank you for your continued support and loyalty to The Jesselton Hotel. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out to our team.

Warm regards,
The Management