Welcome to the five-star hotel in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah that provides the most luxurious and memorable stay for your vacation or business trip. Situated in a strategic location overlooking the sea, the hotel has one of the hotels that have the most beautiful view in Sabah. Another attraction that drives people to this hotel is the modern architecture and interior design that combines the element of class, elegance and futuristic to its walls. There are seven types of rooms in total being offered in this hotel with three of them being a new addition to the list. Each room is decorated beautifully that consistent with the luxury and first class theme they are presenting. All rooms contain complementary in-room facilities plus some with added special features to ensure a wonderful stay throughout your visit in Sabah. Not only that, the hotel also provides various offers from time to time like on rooms, dining, wedding events, meetings and such. The hotel indeed offers everything you need and more.
How to get to Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
From the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI), the journey it takes to get to the hotel is around 12 minutes depending on how the condition of the traffic that day. You can either take the taxi or use the mobile application transportation (Grab/Uber) to send you to the hotel. If you feel lost along the way, you can always refer to these local landmarks to help guide your way. Local landmarks you can look out for when you are on your way to the hotel including the Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu, Signal Hill Observatory Tower, Jesselton Point and the Sabah Museum. Each of these landmarks is merely 2 km away from the hotel. If you are using a map application on your phone and the hotel address seemed does not do the trick, you can always go with these landmarks it will take you closer to the hotel.
Different Types of Rooms in Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
As stated, there are seven types of rooms in total with three being the new additions to the list. These types are Executive Room, Classic Room, Deluxe Sea View and Le Meridien Suite, while the three new additions are Urban Room, Vista Sea View Room and Vista Sea View Suite. The interior designs in all rooms present a modern and elegant theme which parallels with the image the hotel is projecting to their customers. Not only that but the hotel made it certain that the rooms and suites will be suitable for both leisure and business travellers.
If you are one who cares deeply about having the perfect view throughout your stay, then, the Deluxe Sea view, Vista Sea View Room and Vista Sea View Suite will be the perfect choice for you. The rooms provide you with amazing panoramic view of the sea, the open sky and the majestic mountains around. It is a perfect natural scene to wake up to in the morning.
Although the Executive Room, Classic Room, Le Meridien Suite and the Urban Room does not provide that panoramic view experience, it does not lack on giving you the comfort you need. It is very convenient for business travellers as they have the sufficient space to work with the prepared working desk inside. Family travellers will definitely enjoy the Le Meridien Suite considering the extra space you will get for yourself and your family or kids. The added space gives room for everyone to roam, especially if there a kids involved, they will be happy to have the room to play and run around.
Restaurants and Cafes in Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
When you are new in Sabah, finding food might be a challenge for you considering you have no knowledge of the places around you. Lucky for you, the hotel provides all the cuisines you need. From the original taste of traditional Sabah food to the international western and Italian dish that will satisfy your appetite to the max. In the hotel, there are four restaurants and bars where you can enjoy some great food and drinks. They are Latest Recipe, Favola, Latitude 05 and Azure Pool Bar & Cafe. Each offers a different style of cooking with different flavours and taste to it.
If you are looking for something fresh and organic, Latest Recipe provides you just that. Here, you will have the variety of local, Chinese, Indian, Carving and Mongolian type of dishes made specially by their very own professional chefs. Located on Level L, the operating hours for Buffet Breakfast starts from 6:30 am to 10:30 pm (Monday to Sunday); Buffet Lunch starts from 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm (Monday to Friday), Buffet Hi-Tea starts from 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm (Weekends and Public Holiday) and Buffet Dinner starts from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. The atmosphere is kept smart and casual with the room capacity of 150 people inside.
If you are looking for an Italian food that is modern with a dash of creativity, Favola Italian Restaurant is the choice for you. Here, you will have the variety of Italian dishes made specially by their very own professional chefs including squid ink tonnarelli pasta, scallop and leek ravioli, pan-fried fillet of cod, black Angus tenderloin, classic tiramisu and fresh berries raspberry sorbet chewy brownies for dessert. Not only that, the restaurant also provides from over 60 selection of Italian and international wines. The atmosphere is kept smart and casual with the room capacity of 30 people indoor, 20 people outdoor and 8 people in private dining room. The operating hours are daily from 6:30 pm until 10:30 pm and closed during lunch.
If you are looking for drinks and music, you will find that Latitude 05 have the things you need. Here, you will have a variety of drinks to choose from while being entertained with pumping and soothing music to light up the night. The bar has what is known as Sparkling Hours from 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm where they provide amazing cocktails. Other than that, they also served coffee and teas, eclairs and cakes if you up for some sweets for the night. Live music will be available from 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm from Thursdays to Saturdays.
If you are looking for refreshing meals and drinks overlooking the panoramic view of the sea, then you should go to the Azure Pool Bar & Cafe. Here, the main attraction of this place is the view of the South China Sea while you are enjoying a fresh juice or cold beer at sundown. You will not only get the panoramic view, but the freshness of the wide open sea will turn your drink time into a special one. From there, you could also see the handicraft market, night market, waterfront esplanade, Warisan Square mall and nearby islands. Located at Level 2 in the pool area, the cafe serves a variety of local and international meals. The operating hours starts from 10:00 am until 10:00 pm.
Facilities and Activities in Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Aside from the normal complementary facilities, you can find other top shape facilities here in the hotel like 24-hour receptionist, concierge, laundry service, tours, business centre, and multilingual staff, you could also enjoy the highlights they are providing to ensure you have a memorable stay. The special facilities you get to enjoy including Le Meridien Club Lounge, outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, sauna and spa. You will have the full access to enjoy all of these facilities to relax and unwind while enjoying the view of the open sea. The hotel also provides car rental services if you ever feel like taking a drive around the area and see the beautiful city of Sabah. Business travellers will find the business centre provided by the hotel are well-equipped with conference room and meeting facilities to ensure your work is continuously progressing. There are just so many things to enjoy here at the hotel.
Interesting Places near Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Filipino Market (Handicraft Market) - The Handicraft Market is very near to the hotel. The distance is merely 0.11 km where you will find some of the most unique and artistic materials. It is the perfect memorabilia to bring home for your friends and family members.
Atkinson Clock Tower - The Atkinson Clock Tower is 0.70 km away from the hotel. This is the oldest standing structure in Kota Kinabalu. The historical value you will find here is priceless. It is a place worth visit before you leave.
KK City Waterfront - Located 0.20 km away from the hotel, KK City Waterfront gives you the place to shop, relax, walk around and simply enjoy the view of the sea. It is considered to be one of the top tourism gateways in Sabah that offers five-star shopping mall experience you would not want to miss.