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Sabah - Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu

No.1 Jalan Singgah Mata 1, Sabah, 88000, Malaysia

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Strategically located in the heart of the city and a mere 10-minute drive from the airport.

  • Private
    From $31.25
10 or more people?

Sabah Hostel

Hostel Sabah

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Strategically located in the heart of the city, Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu is just a 10-minute drive from the airport and within walking distance to several local shopping centres, bars and restaurants.

Brightly painted rooms feature air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a safety deposit box. There is Japanese restaurant within a hostel so you might have a convenience of on-site dining.

Local attractions near the Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu include the Kota Kinabalu Central Market and the Atkinson Clock Tower. Guests will find plenty to see and do in the surrounding area, with the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and the Sabah Museum under 10 minutes' car ride away.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • A deposit is payable at check-in.
  • A deposit is payable at check-in. For room keys
  • Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 4 stay free.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of 10 % of rates quoted is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room


  • Elevator / Lift

Food & Drink

  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby
  • Internet Cafe Distance - Less than 500 m

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Car parking nearby
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking rooms
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 6 088 521188 / 538310/311/304

Fax. 6 088 538288

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Gaya Street (Sunday Market) (500m to 1km)
  • Waterfront (500m to 1km)
  • Filipino Handicraft Centre (500m to 1km)

See the full list of attractions


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (5 to 10km)
  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Golf course (3 to 5km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (More than 10km)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Mountainous Area (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (3 to 5km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (5 to 10km)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (More than 10km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (At or next to the hostel)
  • Swimming pool (5 to 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (At or next to the hostel)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
  • Water park (5 to 10km)
  • Wooded Area (More than 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

20 minutes by taxi from Kota Kinabalu International Airport for about RM30
Buses can be taken opposite Plaza Warisan bus terminal and most city buses pass by the hostel
Jeselton Point Harbour is 20 minutes walking from the hostel
Outdoor parking in front of the hostel
Kota Kinabalau Railway Station is less than 10 minutes away from the hostel

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