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Hyatt Regency Kinabalu, Borneo

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4 Stars




City Centre
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Enjoy the best of both worlds at the Hyatt Regency Kinabalu. Located in the heart of Kota Kinabalu's shopping, business and entertainment district guests benefit from an excellent choice of luxury shops, trendy restaurants and popular attractions while the view of the South China Sea and the coral islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park add a touch of natural beauty to this contemporary hotel. The hotel features over 280 modern rooms and suites, all overlooking the turquoise waters of the East china Sea or of the glittering metropolis of Kinabalu city.

The Sea View Rooms are bright and spacious furnished with a large king size bed or two plush twin beds and a modern en-suite bathroom. The large floor-to-ceiling windows frame the beautiful backdrop of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and its islands scattered in the water. For additional benefits, guests can stay in the Sea View Club Rooms and take advantage of the exclusive privileges available including access into the Regency Club Lounge. The Regency Suites are ideal for the more discerning traveller who likes to have plenty of space to relax and entertain, featuring a master bedroom with king size bed with en-suite bathroom and a separate lounge. The bedroom and lounge both benefit from panoramic views of the glittering ocean and luxury soft furnishings.

Whether you feel like dining in a contemporary restaurant and trying the famous Oxtail Assam Pedas or relaxing with a cocktail in the evening with some friends, there is a restaurant or bar to cater to your needs. Nagisa Japanese Restaurant is one of the most reputable Japanese restaurants in the city and serves and excellent selection of a la carte dishes consisting of authentic Japanese cuisine and delicacies. Night owls and guests wanting a fun and lively place to meet up with friends must true Shenanigans Fun Pub. This Irish themed pub features daily live bands and entertainment. combine with cocktails and friends for a great night out.

Take some time out for yourself and visit the Avantang Spa where you can indulge in a stress relieving massage, detoxifying facial or nourishing body scrub.


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Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Flight Time
15 hours (approximately)
Journey Time From Airport
  • 25 minutes by Road

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"Hot with some cloud and occasional rain"
"About 32C most days, very humid but not unbearable. Some rain on a couple of afternoons and occasionally overcast but still very hot."
"weather was good hot and sunny in the mornings with some cloud in the afternoons but very little rain"
"weather was one showery day but the rest was sun,lovely climate"


"was very hot and humid but did rain every day by 4 in the afternoon"
"Odd heavy shower but mainly hot, sunny and humid"


"Very hot and humid, as we expected, very little rain"
"Hot and humid"
"Very warm every day with highs of 32 and lows of 26 on average."
"as above"


"We had a mixture of sun, cloud and some heavy rain but exactly what you would expect from the rainforest! It was hot and humid throughout."
"Rained solidly for 2 out of 5 days but hot & sunny the rest of the time"
"excellent,rained most afternoons but this saved us from getting burnt,and also cooled it down in the evening"
"HUMID! Rained every day about 3pm until the evening but we really didn't mind, it made it all the more tropical"
"Always hot and humid, a couple of days with cloud/light rain showers"
"Hot and humid. Typically 34-36 degrees C in the daytime and sometimes reached 95-100% humidity. Typical tropical weather. It rained often for a couple of hours late afternoon, which is why it looks so green in Borneo."


"Very warm every day, around 29 degrees. Occasional showers but always in evening, one period of very heavy rain with thunder and lightening again late in evening. Weather didn't stop us doing anything."
"very hot and humid"


"jully was ment to be the best time of year for weather but for some reason we had hot sunny days and thunder storms between 5pm-9pm most days.this did not bother us though."
"2 days sunny humid, 1 day constant heavy rain & thunder"
"Warm. The wind picked up on a couple of days, but it only happened in the afternoon."
"Hot and humid"


"Hot! Not a lot of sun as lots of cloud. Quite rainy but rain generally welcome"
"The weather was very sunny on mornings and late afternoon would get slightly cloudy which would sometimes lead to Thunder storms at night. Temperatures were around 32 to 35 degrees."
"Overcast and rainy some days"
"Beautiful. Very warm with occasional phenomenal lightning storms ( that tended to clear within thirty minutes ). This meant that, although hot, it never felt too humid"


"Don't trust what the weather reports say. We were forecast 14 days of solid rain but the majority of days were very sunny. A bit of rain in the afternoons that went after an hour."
"80 per cent was lovely & sunny"
"4 days rainy .2 days sunny"
"Very poor rained for last 5 days of holiday"
"It was great , we had a few rain showers between the hours of 4pm and 7pm and one big thunderstorm which was spectacular"
"Very hot .)"


"Hot (34 degrees c and above each day), high humidity, heavy rain each day (usually at 3pm)"


"Hot and humid"
"Very hot"


"Rained every day, but usually in late afternoon. Only downside - we only saw one of the spectacular sunsets and outdoor dining options limited by rain - time of year problem."

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu, Borneo

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