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“Wonderful home-away-from home in KK”
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Hotel Eden54
Ranked #3 of 92 Hotels in Kota Kinabalu
Certificate of Excellence
Shenzhen, China
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Wonderful home-away-from home in KK”
Reviewed 17 December 2013

The hotel is located at the best location in KK. If u come to KK for the first time, u see history here, tourism office opposite, supermarkets next door, local delicacy everywhere on the street and it's close enough to do island hopping. I came to travel with my 2-year-old daughter Zen and feel very much at home. Ling Ling and her colleagues were very helpful and warm. We even made our own breakfast in their kitchen! We were also booked into Le Meridien in that trip, which was not as special and personal as staying in Eden 54. We hope to come back next time we come to KK. Thank you dear Ling Ling for your hospitality and wish you a merry Xmas and Happy Chinese New Year, Lucia & Zen

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2013

+points:
- polite staffs
- clean
- comfortable
- trendy design
- quiet area

-ve points:
- this hotel is at a shop lot, not the normal type hotel.
- if you rent a car, the parking space available outside is limited during working hours.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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1 Thank SunilMalaysia
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2013 via mobile

Just checked out of a 4 day-3 night stay at Eden54. We booked the king studio. We decided on the place after reading the rave reviews on TripAdvisor. The place is conveniently located on Gaya street with a supermarket on one side and a shop selling fresh fruits and juices on the other side. And just five minutes walk across the road is the newest mall Suria Sabah.

This past week, there was also a Christmas fair on Gaya street!

After hearing so much about Ling Ling I was going to be disappointed if I didn't get to meet her! I was not disappointed and she was helpful in pointing out things to do and places to go for food etc. When I told her she was famous on TripAdvisor, she simply smiled shyly and pointed St the TripAdvisor awards the place has won in the past two years. I'm sure the 2014 award will not be far off given their warm hospitality!

  • Stayed December 2013
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4 Thank pei23
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Singapore
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174 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2013

Based on all the wonderful reviews on trip advisor, we booked the hotel for a short holiday in KK. And we were not disappointed. The welcome was warm and the room was great. Location is really good. Supermarkets nearby to get whatever you want and lots of food joints on Gaya Street not more than a few minutes walk away. Mall just a few minutes walk. Hotel manager is as good as everyone makes her out to be . She can arrange most things for you. Really can't go wrong with this great value hotel.

  • Stayed December 2013
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Reviewed 14 December 2013

The hotel is located in the center, easy to access.

Staff: helpful and friendly. They provided the info we inquired for.

Room: Clean and basic. However, the corridor carpet is smelly which deteriorates the quality in a whole.

Cost: Value for money

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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1 Thank Aunatalie
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2013

Since this is my first trip to Kota Kinabalu, I browsed for many budget hotels and finally selected this hotel. After I booked this hotel, I had other suggestions from others but my hunches told me to keep this selection...glad I did.

This hotel is situated at the heart of town and is well maintained. My friends and I stayed in the family room with 2 queen sized beds which are clean and comfortable for a reasonable price. We had fun enjoying the set up in the hotel area as it was nicely decorated. The management did a good job making it cosy and comfortable.
The staffs are very helpful and especially Rosanne who was very nice and accommodating as we were quite "cheeky" but not "destructive".

You can take a 5-minutes walk to the upmarket shopping mall, walk along Jalan Gaya (same street as the hotel) to many delicious food outlets. The Sunday market is also another 5-minutes walk from the hotel.
I strongly recommend this hotel to any travellers who are planning to stay in Kota Kinabalu.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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1 Thank Esther K
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Johor Bahru
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2013 via mobile

On my last 2 trips to KK, I made sure that I stayed at Eden54 as this hotel is in the heart of KK and is close to the financial facilities. There is a convenience store downstairs and even a few Kopitiam shops. Just behind the hotel there is a Japanese restaurant and you will be amazed with the choise of Italian, French and local cusines. The seafront is not too far off and you can have a huge choise of Malay seafood stalls. But I must compliment Ling Ling and her team who made my last stay a pleasant one. The next trip to KK will surely be Eden54.

Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
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Property: Hotel Eden54
Address: 54 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 92 Hotels in Kota Kinabalu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Eden54 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Eden54 is a budget boutique hotel located in the city center of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, near major shopping malls, banks, supermarket, restaurants, tourism offices and jetty to Labuan and other famous islands in Sabah. ... more   less 
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