A World of Attractions and Excitement

Things To Do in Kota Kinabalu

Explore a world of things to do in Kota Kinabalu while you stay at Jesselton Hotel. Enjoy all the activities and amenities offered at around the area from water sports, diving expeditions, mountain trekking, island hopping and even a journey in the tropical rainforests. For those that prefer a more laid-back travel experience, there are numerous malls to visit or even a stroll down the Gaya Street on a Sunday.

Once you arrive at the hotel, we will do everything we can to make your Kota Kinabalu vacation one you will remember for years to come. Indulge in all the entertainment and activities found right here at your fingertips, or allow our concierge services do the scheduling for you to set up a perfect adventure.





  • Adventure – Mount Kinabalu, Kiulu White Water Rafting
  • Cultural & Theme Tours – Mari-mari Cultural Village, Sabah Art Gallery
  • Market – Gaya Street Sunday Market, Handicraft Market
  • Nature and Parks – Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Spring, Weston Wetland, Lok Kawi Wildlife Park
  • Sights and Landmarks – Signal Hill Observatory Platform, Atkinson Clock Tower
  • Shopping – Suria Sabah Shopping Mall, Imago Shopping Mall

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