Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu is located in the heart of Kota Kinabalu city, and only 6km or 10-minutes’ drive from Kota Kinabalu International Airport. The hotel is an ideal location for business and leisure travellers to explore the capital of Sabah. The location of the hotel makes it easier for people to go shopping or just touring the city.
Shopping complex such as Centre Point Sabah can be reached easily by walking for 10 minutes. To shop for souvenirs, Filipino Market is located nearby. To travel to farther places, the nearest bus terminal takes only about 10 minutes walking. At the Waterfront, you can find various restaurants serving seafood or other cuisine with the wonderful view of the sea.
The hotel has 275 rooms that have air-conditioning, Wi-Fi access, LCD TV, safe deposit box, direct-dial phone and hairdryer. Some of the rooms even have kitchenette, coffee and tea making facilities, mini refrigerator, living room and iron/ironing board.
Rooms comprises of Standard Single or Double, Superior Twin and Superior Triple. The neutral tones of the decoration and furniture give a soothing effect to its guest in the rooms. For Standard Single and Double rooms, there are one single or queen bed available respectively, suitable for solo travellers or couples. Superior Twin rooms have two single beds while Superior Triple rooms have one queen bed and a single bed.
There is also one Studio Room available for booking at the hotel. The room has a King size bed with a magnificent view of the sea. It also has a kitchenette, separate living room, individual controlled air conditioning, mini refrigerator and many others.
For other guests, there is a common ironing room, internet kiosk, Wi-Fi in public areas and hot/cold water dispenser on every guest floor.
Xpress Diner, the restaurant that located just across the reception that opens daily from 6.30am to 10.00pm, serves breakfast buffet and a la carte menu for lunch and dinner. Buffet dinner is available every Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
With that said, here is the review of the hotel by the guests staying there before.
The hotel is a low budget hotel, and the rooms are big enough for the beds and to walk through the room. Even though it was small, the rooms are cozy, clean and comfortable. The staffs are friendly and very helpful to their quests. The front-desk is open for 24-hours and offers fax/photocopying and luggage storage services. The hotel has free parking spaces, located near the hotel.
The hotel location makes it easier for leisure travellers to go shopping at Centre Point Sabah, Warisan Square and Filipino Market. Plus, a weekly market called Gaya Street Sunday Market can be reached by walking north for about 15 minutes. There are great restaurants nearby, mainly at the Waterfront namely Port View Seafood Village, Aussie BBQ Restaurant, Oregano Café, The Shamrock Irish Bar and others.
If you are still wondering for a place to stay during your vacation to Kota Kinabalu, then Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu is the perfect hotel. The hotel is ideal for your stay, whether for business or leisure purposes as it provides all you ever wanted in a cozy hotel room.