Very close to the front gates of the national park down a steep driveway. We had a twin room, turned out to be its own bungalow in excellent condition. Tea/coffee and DVDs. Good BBQ areas and close to cheap decent food in the restaurant opposite the park. Compared to prices inside the park which were huge, if you're a pair on a budget this is great value. Checked many places around and thought this the best value. No need to pre book park or accommodation outside peak seasons, many people just turned up and all was good.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Just 300 metres away from the entrance of Kinabalu Park Headquarters, J Residence is the nearest lodge outside Mount Kinabalu National Park, and with rooms price three times lower than those chalets and lodges inside Kinabalu Park. J Residence was built in the year 2010 and our lodge are partially hidden by trees and plants from the main road. Our lodge overlook the Bundu Tuhan dwelling & farming community while the back is decorated with rows of tall matured pine trees. Temperature here ranges from 19°C to 17°C at night. Truly a great place to seek refuge from the hot equatorial climate of the other major cities of Sabah. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- j Residence Hotel Kota Kinabalu