Hotels in Kinabalu National Park

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Popular hotels in Kinabalu National Park

Ayana Holiday Resort

Kg. Kalanggaan, Mile 35, Tinompok National Park, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, 89300

8.2 / 10

Very Good

Mile 36 Lodge

Kg Kalanggaan, Mile 36, Kundasang, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, 89300

8.0 / 10

Very Good

Celyn Resort Kinabalu

Kampung Samuruh, Jalan Samuruh Kinoundusan,Kundasang, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, 89309

8.5 / 10

Very Good

Ceaser's Place

Kundasang, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia

7.8 / 10


Crystal Hill R

Kg. Kundasang, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, 89308

7.9 / 10


Kinabalu Pine Resorts

Kampung Kundasang, (Along Kundasang Ranau Highway), Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia

8.8 / 10

Very Good

J Residence

Kg. Tinompok, Mile 35, Kinabalu NP, Nabalu, Kundasang, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, 89300

8.3 / 10

Very Good

Mount Kinabalu Heritage Resort & Spa

W.D.T. 11, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, 89309

D'Villa Rina Ria Lodge

KM 53, Jalan Tinompok, Off Kinabalu Park, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia

8.1 / 10

Very Good

Nabalu Kundasang Lodge

Kg. Desa Aman, Kundasang, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, 89300

8.7 / 10

Very Good

Lodge 37

0.5 KM Jalan Ranau-Tamparuli, Lot 6 & 7, 1st Floor, Wisma TSK, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, 89307

8.3 / 10

Very Good

Kinabalu Private Lodges

AH 150, Kundasang, Bundu Tuhan, Kundasang, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, 89300

8.6 / 10

Very Good

Kinabalu Park

Kinabalu National Park, Mt. Kinabalu, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia

Ranau Backpackers Hostel

1st Floor, Block N, Sedco Shophouse, Jalan Kembar Pekan Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, 89308

Kinabalu Mountain Lodge

Kinabalu Mountain Lodge, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, 89300

7.0 / 10


Poring Hot Spring

Poring Hot Spring, Ranau, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia

Kinabalu Poring Vacation Lodge

Kampung Poring, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia

Slagon Homestay

Kampung Silou, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, 89308

Suang Noh Kundasang Homestay

Suang Noh Homestay Kundasang, Jalan Kundasang Kauluan, Kampong CInta Mata, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, 89308

Sabah Tea Garden

KM18 Jalan Ranau-Sandakan, Kg Nalapak, Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia, 89309



Kinabalu National Park is Malaysia’s first World Heritage Site. Also the Centre of Plant Diversity for South East Asia, the Park boasts more than 5,000 vascular plant species and the park has no shortage of fauna as well, being home to some 90 lowland mammal species and many others. The main attraction at the Park is none other than the majestic Mount Kinabalu, one of the highest mountains in South East Asia standing at 4095.2 metres. Apart from traditional mountain climbing, visitors can also experience the Mountain Torq, the world's highest and Asia’s first Via Ferrata or ‘iron road’ at 3,200m to 3,800m above sea level.

To those who are more adventurous, there are other mountain activities such as Alpine Rock Climbing, Paragliding and also mountain expedition. Now there are now 2 picturesque trails to the summit, Ranau Trail and Kota Belud trail. The trails will take climbers from Panar Laban (previously known as Laban Rata) at 3,272m to Sayat Sayat (3,668m). And then continue on to the summit trail to Low's Peak at 4,095.2m. The new trails may be more challenging than the previous trail, but climbers will be rewarded with breathtaking views along the way. Surrounding the Kinabalu Park is a multitude of natural attractions and enjoyable activities such as mountain biking, golf, birding, farm tours, canopy walk and of course photography! Noted that visitors who wish to climb Mount Kinabalu are advised to make reservations as early as 6 months in advance to avoid disappointment. The number of climbers is limited to 135 pax daily.

How to Get There

By Plane

If you are traveling by air, nearest airport is the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (IATA: BKI, ICAO: WBKK), an international airport, which located in the city of Kota Kinabalu, the state capital of Sabah. The airport is in Kota Kinabalu, about 1 hour and 45 minutes from the Kinabalu National Park.

By Car

The Kinabalu National Park entrance is very easy to reach from Kota Kinabalu. You can rent a car and drive to Kinabalu National Park. If you choose to travel by bus, the bus usually leave every morning for Kinabalu National Park. Buses heading to Ranau, Sandakan or Tawau will also pass by the park entrance. The journey is about 1 to 2 hours and should cost between RM 10 to RM 15. It's best to leave before eight in the morning - if you're lucky you'll catch a beautiful clear view of the mountain outside the left-hand side of the bus as you approach the park.


A variety of accommodation is available within the Kinabalu National Park and in its surrounding areas, ranging from budget hostels to luxury chalets.

D'Villa Rina Ria Lodge

At D'Villa Rina Ria Lodge, you can enjoy a cool tropical highland climate of 13 to 28 degree Celsius. It is situated 500 m from Kinabalu National Park – Malaysia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site. The property is a 15-minute drive from Kundasang Town and a 20-minute drive from Kinabalu Golf Club. Poring Hot Spring & Nature Reserve is a 30-minute drive away, while the Kota Kinabalu International Airport is an hour’s drive away.

Celyn Resort Kinabalu

Celyn Resort Kinabalu is just a touch away from Sabah’s pride and joy, Mount Kinabalu. At a temperature of between 15º c - 32ºc, the Resort is the perfect getaway whether it is for a short trip or a long one. Furnished with luxurious trimmings, your stay with us will leave you fully pampered from the moment you arrive as we mesmerize you with our friendly service and hospitality. Surrounded by luscious and well-manicured flora & fauna, the Resort offers a wide selection of activities and facilities. The amazing attractions that draw guests throughout the world such as Mt. Kinabalu, Kinabalu Park, Hot Spring and the War Memorial are located a short distance from the Resort.

Mount Kinabalu Heritage Resort & Spa

Capture the commanding view of the majestic Mount Kinabalu, Mount Kinabalu Heritage Resort & Spa is located atop a hill, dominating Malaysia’s First World Heritage Site, the Kinabalu National Park. All the 98 rooms at this property feature superior amenities, creating a perfect base for you to enjoy the panoramic views of Mount Kinabalu. For leisure, stroll around the foot hills which are surrounded with vegetable farms and the natural cool atmosphere. Within easy reach, you can visit Kinabalu Parks, the Poring Hot Spring, a beautiful golf course, flora and fauna, and many more. Mount Kinabalu Heritage Resort & Spa is a great place of stay that is awaiting your visit.