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5 Trending Airbnbs in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah - August 2022

Fancy a short getaway from home? It's time to pack your bags and head out for a relaxed holiday. If you do not wish to travel far, worry not, here are five Airbnbs in and around Kota Kinabalu that you should check out:

1. Cosy Homestay with a Smart Lock Door

Photograph: Minimalist design

Located five minutes away from Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA), this homey apartment is designed with a simple Scandinavian and minimalist concept that guests can enjoy staying in. Facilities such as a swimming pool, a gym, and free parking are included and are fully equipped with basic amenities like kitchen and dining utensils, electrical appliances, electronics, and free Wi-Fi. 95% of recent guests have experienced a great check-in experience as guests are able to self-check-in. 


Location: Cyber City Apartments 2

Price per night: RM178

Number of rooms: 3 bedrooms

Guests: 6 guests


2. Seaview Condominium

Photograph: Blue-themed space

This modern Airbnb may appeal to families who relish watching the magnificent view of the vast sea and the sunset without leaving their dwelling. Located next to Jesselton Point, guests can freely walk towards Suria Sabah shopping mall and Gaya Street commercial area when wanting to walk through the city of Kota Kinabalu. Guests can also enjoy free Wi-Fi to access Netflix or Youtube videos through the television. Those who want to work can utilise a dedicated workspace to stimulate concentration. Similar to previous Airbnb, 91% of the guests have shown satisfaction with the check-in experience and are able to cancel their bookings for free.


Location: Jesselton Quay

Price per night: RM200

Number of rooms: 2 bedrooms

Guests: 6 guests


3. City View Apartment with a Pool

Photograph: Artistic design of the living room

Owned by an interior designer and an experienced host, this well-designed apartment is located at Oceanus Waterfront Mall and is 6 km away from Imago Shopping Mall. Similar to the previous modern Airbnb, guests can appreciate the sea view and the city view that the building is surrounded by, and fully utilise the swimming pool or the comfortable workspace. Additionally, guests can take advantage of free Wi-Fi, the kitchen, and the washing machine during their entire stay.


Location: Pelagos Designer Suites

Price per night: RM280

Number of rooms: 2 bedrooms

Guests: 4 guests


4. Neutral Toned and Charming Flat

Photograph: Single-size bedroom

Comfortable and convenient, this neutral-toned apartment offers a closer location to Imago Shopping Mall which is across the street and is accessible to commercial areas namely Sutera Avenue. Equipped with basic amenities, guests can take the opportunity to make use of the swimming pool, gym, and free Wi-Fi. 94% of guests have reviewed that this Airbnb is at a great location and are able to cancel their bookings for free. 


Location: Sutera Avenue

Price per night: RM166

Number of rooms: 2 bedrooms

Guests: 6 guests


5. Family Villa with a Private Pool

Photograph: Kitchen with dark-toned cabinets

If you have a big family and are looking for a really big-spaced Airbnb, this villa might just be perfect for you. Although it is located slightly further away from the city centre, worry not, there is a private pool for your family to enjoy swimming in, a large space of kitchen and dining room to dine together, along with a large living room equipped with a television. This entire villa is designed modernly for families to take great photos when spending time together. Guests have shown satisfaction towards its highly rated host and guests may also self-check-in. 


Location: Near Family One Stop Sdn Bhd, Penampang

Price per night: RM830

Number of rooms: 5 bedrooms

Guests: 14 guests


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