KOTA KINABALU, SABAH, 69, Jalan Gaya, P.O. Box 10401, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Tel: +60 88 223 333
Fax: +60 88 240 401


In the bustling heart of the city, discover the perfect balance of convenience and serenity of the bygone days. The Jesselton Hotel is a timeless piece of colonial beauty, with passenger lift services to its well-appointed guestrooms, each with free in room wireless broadband internet services, and modern en-suite bathrooms.

The hotel is well located at 69 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu’s most famous tourist destination and also the heart of the city’s banking financial and business high street. The old Jesselton Post Office which has now been converted into the main office of Sabah Tourism Corporation (STC) is just a few minutes walk away from the hotel. The hotel is also a mere 20-minutes drive from Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA).

The elegantly designed hotel provides exquisite personalized service, in the style of a colonial house with a cozy lounge, a fine restaurant serving international and Asian cuisine, a collection of 32 rooms fitted out with international standards furniture and fittings, and an authentic London cab which offers an unrivalled degree of spacious comfort in hopes of extending a genuine welcome to all guests.


Superior Single/Double Room

  • Room Size: 23 sq.m
  • Queen-sized bed
  • Connecting-room is available
  • Maximum of 2 adults and 1 child is allowed

Deluxe Single/Double Room

  • Room Size: 30 sq.m
  • King or Queen-sized bed
  • Maximum of 2 adults and 1 child is allowed

Deluxe Twin Room

  • Room Size: 30 sq.m
  • Twin bed
  • Maximum of 2 adults and 2 children are allowed


  • Room Size: 40 sq.m
  • King-sized bed
  • Maximum of 2 adults and 2 children are allowed


TurnBull Function Room

Named after Sir Roland Turnbull, the last British Governor of North Borneo(now Sabah), the Turnbull Room provides the perfect environment for both formal and informal function such as board meetings, business talk, intimate cocktail functions and elegant, themed dinners.


The Mountbatten lounge

There is nowhere better for afternoon tea or an intimate drink than the Mountbatten Lounge, located just off the lobby.

Bella Italia Restaurant

Bella Italia Restaurant is the perfect setting for business lunches, social gatherings or a romantic rendezvous with that special someone. With Maurizio Intrigalia and Leonel Valdequez as the resident chefs for Bella Italia Restaurant, bring you the best in Italian, Latin and Mediterranean cuisines, as well as local and regional specialties such as Hainan Chicken Rice and Laksa Noodles, all of which you should not miss while visiting Sabah, “The Land Below The Wind”.


  • Room service

  • Daily evening turndown service

  • Laundry service

  • Tour and valet desk

  • London cab and limousine service

  • Flight confirmation

  • Baby cots

  • Function Room


  • Satellite / cable channels

  • Flat Screen Television

  • Complimentary broadband internet access

  • International direct dial telephone with bathroom extension

  • En suite marble bathroom with full amenities (make-up mirrors, hairdryers, toiletries, plush towels)

  • Plush bathrobes and sarongs

  • In-room safe

  • Coffee and tea making facilities

  • Mini fridge

  • Complimentary newspaper

  • Comfortable and well-lit siting area

  • In-room iron and ironing boards upon request


  • The Mountbatten lounge

  • Bella Italia Restaurant