Deemed to be one of the liveliest junctures of the city, Kota Kinabalu City Waterfront (KKCW) is arguably the heartbeat of Kota Kinabalu’s nightlife. An integrated waterfront revitalization master plan to convert Kota Kinabalu into a fine tourist gateway, KK City Waterfront consists of a high end lifestyle Waterfront Mall, a soon-to- be-launched 365-room super lavish Waterfront Hotel and 111 units of designer suites. With these extragavant plan, KKCW will indeed be a remarkable landmark in the city. To convert the KK seascape into a symbol of a new international lifestyle, the whole development will be connected by a 2.1km Waterfront Boardwalk, making it one of the longest in Asia. With a two-leveled car park that can accomodate 650 vehicles, this elite waterfront is built for modern cosmopolites pursuing a life of utmost comfort and luxury in a tropical paradise combining lustrous and world class sophisticated facilities with the lush beauty of nature. KKCW is the epitome of hopes and dreams of all Sabahans, who seeks for the advancement of their capital into an invigorated townhood with resort-lifestyle living.
Stands glaringly on a cliff along Signal Hill Road near to the old Police Station, Atkinson Clock Tower is one of the most persistent landmarks in Kota Kinabalu. This all-wood, no-nails structure was built in remembrance of Francis George Atkinson, the first District Officer of Jesselton during the British North Borneo Chartered Company Administration in 1905. As the oldest standing structure in Kota Kinabalu, the clock tower is lighted up during the night and was used as a landmark for sailors until 1950.
Suria Sabah is a modern one-stop city center shopping mall built for commerce activities and serves as a tourism hub supported by many hotels and tourist attraction spots. This mall is within a walking distance from the public jetty, Jesselton Point. Located in between the islands and the main city stretch where most hotels are, many of the tourists walk through Suria Sabah mall on a daily basis making it one of the most popular spots in KK city. Features many famous local and international outlets, Suria Sabah is a great place where people can have a quality time with their loved ones.
With more than 300 rooms where the sophisticated decor of dark wood furnishings, local artwork, creamy earth tones, and vibrant red accents in the upholstery is complimented by the latest technology, Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu is undeniably one of the best place to stay in this vibrant city. For a soothing night’s sleep, one king-size or double LM BEDs are dressed in crisp white linens and lightweight goose-down duvets, then topped with many pillows. A work desk invites business guests to remain fruitful with a multi-input hub and wireless high speed internet access as well as an LED flat screen TV with satellite channels. Premium toiletries, pure cotton bathrobes and slippers, and a floor-to- ceiling mirror add pampering touches. Guests are invited to enjoy an exclusive stay at this hotel where there is a spectacular view of the South China Sea from its windows.
A decent 3 star hotel in Kota Kinabalu, Unic Hotel can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Kota- Kinabalu International airport. It lies within a short walking distance to a few local attractions such as KK City Waterfront (0.06 km), Filipino Market ( Handicraft Market ) (0.28 km), Gaya Street Sunday Market (0.82 km) and Atkinson Clock Tower (0.84 km). The hotel offers a designated smoking area, a baggage storage and a safe deposit box and such services as 24-hour reception, ironing service, WIFI, 24 hour front desk and housekeeping. Most of rooms here are non smoking areas.