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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 13 May 2013

The room is smaller than expected but very neat and tidy room. Staff are nice and engage in planning the itinerary for travelers. They do provide useful information and introduce local tour at good bargain. The location of the hotel is a bit remote from the downtown. It takes around 10 to15 minutes drive. But the arrangement of transportation is... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2013

Chosen for proximity to Airport & price versus facilities. We went for a family room as it appeared to be only option with double bed and had a dreadful 1st night. Window faces fire escape and stairs appear to be lit all night so we tried to sleep in a fully lit room - failed miserably! Told staff in morning... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2013

I normally sleep with ear plugs when at hotels but at this hotel I was awaken at 5 AM with a terrible banging noise. I never heard anything like this before. I called the reception to find out what was going on and they told me that it is the next door restaurant cutting chicken for the day. They apologized... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 February 2013

Arrived at k.kinabalu in an evening and arranged that the crown hotel picked us up, which was really helpful. The hotel is clean, rooms are small, but have good bathrooms and lovely power showers. Some airport noise but not too bad. Nice flat screen tv's with BBC news channel (always a bonus!) Staff were friendly. Located approx 1.6miles from k.k.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 19 February 2013 via mobile

This hotel is a 5 minute taxi ride from the airport so it's great for early departures or late arrivals. The room was quite small with no window but as we arrived late it didn't really matter. It was clean, beds were comfy and they offered breakfast. The breakfast isn't the greatest but the price was so reasonable for everything... More 

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hong kong
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2013

Stayed in the hotel for 1 night, as we were catching the 7am flight from KK to Tawau, so it was great for our purpose. The hotel provides free pick up and drop off to the airport if your flight is between 6am to 11pm, or MYR30 per trip outside of those slots. Check-in and check-out were very efficiency, there... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 January 2013

Like most people, we stayed there one night because of the late night flight. The double room without breakfast was just about average for its price. Its located in a small community. Quite convenient for restaurants, supplies and a post office where can send post card. However, there're only one bus (#16) you can take to go to downtown KK... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 7 January 2013

My friends and I arrived at mid night after the free-transfer period, but they offer us reasonable price for the airport transfer. We choose this hotel because we have to transit to early fight on the next morning. The hotel is close to the airport, provide free transfer from early morning to 11pm. It is good for transit travelers like... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 January 2013

We came in a big group on our way to the interiors and stayed a few nights while in transit. Manager Edison and staff were very helpful from the time of booking till check out. Location is out of town but van transfers are available for small charge. Rooms are small (hotel is converted shophouses) but clean and neat. Breakfast... More 

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Malaysia
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Reviewed 20 December 2012

Stayed there for one night while waiting for our connecting flight. I had booked an standard room but they had upgraded me to a executive freely. The executive was clean and comfortable with 6 beds and two bathroom. Clean and toiletries. The hotel provides free shuttle service. I had made an airport pick-up and had confirmation but nobody was there... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
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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: ₹ 1,368 - ₹ 1,710 (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”
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“Family suites has 2 bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles ChocoBananaSmoothie, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
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