I can see why this hotel is well rated on Trip advisor. It is fantastic for the price and in a great location between the centre of KK and Jessleton point jetty where all the boats leave from for the islands. There is also a really nice super market right next door and Jalan Gaya has plenty of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets.
The rooms were comfy and clean although we did get given towels that were stained and there isn't a lot of space, also they give tea and coffee but not enough milk and sugar for both so you have to ask for more. Having said this though it is very good for its price range those are just minor things, overall it is a really pleasant hotel.
The only thing I would recommend is that you make reservations and check them before you arrive as we had trouble both times we arrived at the hotel. The first time we booked via their website three days before we were due to arrive and they only replied on the day we were due to arrive when we were already traveling and could not check our e-mails. So when we turned up they didn't have us down on their list. They did manage to find space for us but we had to move rooms twice, each time though they came to help us move our bags so it wasn't too difficult and they were very apologetic about it.
The second time we e-mailed the owner 2 days before arriving and then couldn't check our e-mails at all, this time when we arrived they couldn't fit us in but they had arranged for us to stay in another hotel just down the road. These problems were probably mostly our fault but I think their booking system could be better and I would definitely recommend booking as much in advance as you can as they are very busy.
- 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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