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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

It was unbelievable when we arrived with heavy backpack at the end the Receptionist give us the untidy and unclean room . Imagine we have to go back down just to change into another room plus there is no lift. The room was small and i as a Muslim feels a bit hard to pray because there is no space... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Was meant to be an over-nighter from an evening flight to a morning flight - ended up being 3 hours because of a delayed flight. The reception staff weren't helpful, the room was tiny and hot when we arrived (wouldn't have been hard to turn on a/c in advance - given we ended up arriving at 2am so were no... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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500 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Simple hotel located close to the Airport. Small room, bad wi-fi, no elevator/lift, ok bed and shower room. Not so great view outside the hotel. Restaurant next door. Free shuttle service to/from Kota Kinabalu Airport.

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We had booked direktly at the Crown hotel and arranged also a transport from the airport. Arrived there we had to wait one hour until the driver arrived, because they have forgotten to pick us up. Instead of our booked room we got a room without any window.. The peak was a giant COCKROACH in our room. When we told... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

Stayed over night from 2/7 to 3/7 due to catch an early flight the next day. The hotel is not like what they had advertised in their website. The hotel does not provide any towel, shampoo and toothbrush/toothpaste, all they provided is a tiny soap. Rang front desk and requested for towel but had been ignored, the receptionist claim that... More 

Thank ct62193
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a place to stay one night as a stopover between flights and this place did the job well. Efficient free airport transfer, friendly staff, modest rooms with a/c. Only negative was the wifi wasn't working. We were assured this was a temporary problem, I guess future reviewers can verify this. By far the best thing was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

We booked the hotel due to the proximity to the airport, which is about a 15 min drive. We arrived at 11:30PM to a dark building. Everything around the hotel was light up, but the hotel was dark. Turns out the power was out. The girl behind the counter was brief, rude, and did nothing to reassure that the issue... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Hello everybody! My wife and I stayed her during a transit visit, the staff were efficient and at times friendly, the hotel ran a shuttle service to and from the airport at no extra cost which was good too. We didn't eat at the hotel. The room was very small and the noise form passing planes was quite bad! They... More 

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Reviewed 25 March 2016

Near to Kota Kinabalu International Airport, 15 minutes to city center by car. Comfy bed but small room. Since it is near to airport, planes' sound will come and go every 10-15 minutes, which is not good if you are a light sleeper. Otherwise, good service, friendly and helpful staffs. A lot of eating places nearby, from local to seafood... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

We stay at level 3 and there is no lift (elevator), quite a hassle to bring our luggage and walk up the stairs. No water kettle provided in the room, if you need hot water you need to get it at the lobby. Hairdryer is not provided in the room, if you need it, you need to pay RM50 deposit... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crown Borneo Hotel is centrally located within the Tanjung Aru town just minutes away from the city centre. The Crown Borneo has 28 rooms, offering queen bedroom and twin bedroom and comes with an attached bathroom with shower. All rooms are air-conditioned with an individual control, features a 32" LCD TV with selected satellite channels and tea/coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crown Borneo Hotel

Address: 23 Jalan Pinang | Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: ₹ 1,364 - ₹ 1,705 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Crown Borneo Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“family room on the top floor - unfortunately no window and no elevator/lifts if you are carrying a lot of baggage.”
 of 5 bubbles kiltmaker2, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles ct62193, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms start at 2nd floor, with no lift/elevator”
 of 5 bubbles n00raishahs, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“choose low floor cos no lift at the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles sywong331, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Family suites has 2 bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles ChocoBananaSmoothie, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
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