We stayed at the Jesselton at either end of our trip to Borneo. Staff at this small hotel were incredibly helpful.
Nice location on Gaya Street, close to Jesselton Point, lots of restaurants nearby, walking distance to the night market and so on.
Rooms a good size, but quite dated and in need of a refurb - fixtures and fittings looking a little worn. But clean and comfortable.
1) on more than one occasion the shower spewed out brown water on first being turned on. This resolved itself when left to run for a few minutes.
2) Only once ate in the restaurant. Ordered the pancakes with fruit, illustrated on the menu as a big pile of fluffy pancakes served with fresh strawberries on top. When it arrived, it was two underwhelming pancakes with some synthetic, runny strawberry jam on top. Very disappointing, especially as it wasn't particularly cheap. We didn't eat there again.
Aside from that, though, a well-located, clean and safe hotel - good value. Would be a much better hotel if it had a refurb.
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- Jesselton Hotel Kota Kinabalu