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“Outstanding hotel!”
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The Klagan Regency
Ranked #56 of 92 Hotels in Kota Kinabalu
Mougins, France
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“Outstanding hotel!”
Reviewed 9 June 2009

Over the past five years I have been visiting three times Kota Kinabalu, after this latest unique experience that I lived in Novotel 1Borneo, I cannot imagine returning to KK without staying again at this hotel.

Natural smiling faces, devoted and professional staff, this is how I would describe all staff members we met during our stay.

The strategic location of this hotel offers the access to most of the must see places around KK within twenty minutes. The free and frequent shuttle bus adds high value to this hotel compared to so many other hotels I experienced in this city.

Our spacious Superior room was fully equipped, even with unexpected devices like a DVD player connected to a large flat screen TV. Room style is modern, fashion design and clean. At online booking we requested room with a Kinabalu mountain view; this is what we were granted upon arrival.

The “Square restaurant” is a must go place for all gourmets who want to meet with the inventive cuisine of a French chef, through a large selection of delicious and delicate dishes. I recommend to all gourmands to accompany an assortment of sweet dessert with a local tea.

I tried the fitness center twice, where I found all what I needed: an electric running machine to eliminate all the extra calories that I accumulated at the “Square restaurant”! If you go for a walk around the outdoor swimming pool, don’t forget to bring a towel and your swimsuit because you will not escape from temptation of relaxing inside.

One word about this amazing lift, the average wait time for a lift to come at the 14 storey was always less than 14 sec!

We were delighted by the high speed free broadband connection in the room with a rate >1Mbits/s! For people who forgot to travel with their laptop don’t worry, all guests are able to use the Apple MAC corner located at the lobby entrance.

With Novotel 1borneo, now everyone can enjoy a hotel with a high standard of quality at an affordable price!

  • Stayed May 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 June 2009

This was an exceptional price considering its level of hotel. It is more suited for busienss travellers but is still great for anyone. The pool was a bit cold though. We are over here specifcally for diving and had to catch cabs into Jesselton which is 25MYR each way. We wre only in here for 3 days as it was then booked out (mind you we only booked a wekk before hand on a spontaneous trip). The best part of this area though is the 1Borneo shopping mall. There is a huge supermarket underneath which does sell alcohol before 9pm. The shops were not completely high end and not like local KK cdity shopping, more like a Westfield in Australia. Overall a good hotel.

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled on business
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Property: The Klagan Regency
Address: Tb-00-01 | 1Borneo Hypermall, Jalan UMS, Kota Kinabalu 88450, Malaysia (Formerly 1 Borneo Hotel)
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#10 Spa Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Klagan Regency 3.5*
Number of rooms: 269
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located within a 25-minute drive from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport, The Klagan Regency offers exceptional comfort and value in Kota Kinabalu. The hotel has direct access to 1Borneo Hypermall which houses a selection of over 300 shopping, leisure and dining outlets. The Klagan Regency is also an excellent venue for any events with the capacity to hold up to 1,800 persons. It's close proximity to many corporate and government offices as well as several tourist attractions in Kota Kinabalu, making this the preferred hotel for leisure and business travellers alike. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Novotel Kota Kinabalu 1borneo Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Accor Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu Novotel

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