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Eminent Hotel

2.5-star2.5 stars
Lot 31, Ground Floor, Block D, Kepayan, Point, Jalan Pintas Penampang, Donggongon, Sabah, 88200, Malaysia

No-frills hotel in Penampang
  • Free WiFi
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  • Great value for money if looking for somewhere close to the airport. Good drop off…Dec 1, 2019
  • Strategic locationOct 5, 2019

Eminent Hotel

from NZ$39
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed - Free Pick Up and Drop Off
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed - Free Pick Up and Drop Off
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Single Beds - Free Pick Up and Drop Off
  • Superior Room, 2 Single Beds - Free Pick Up and Drop Off

What’s around Eminent Hotel


  • In Penampang
  • Imago Shopping Mall - 4.6 mi / 7.4 km
  • Centre Point - 4.8 mi / 7.7 km
  • Gaya Street Sunday Market - 5 mi / 8 km
  • Kota Kinabalu Central Market - 5.1 mi / 8.2 km
  • Suria Sabah Shopping Mall - 5.4 mi / 8.7 km
  • Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal - 5.5 mi / 8.9 km

Getting around

  • Kota Kinabalu Intl. Airport (BKI) - 8 min drive
  • Tanjung Aru Station - 10 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 112 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Onsite parking includes off-street options


  • Area shuttle*

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Year Built - 2013
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Malay

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping

Eminent Hotel’s small print

Also known as

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  • Eminent Hotel Kota Kinabalu
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  • Hotel Eminent
  • Eminent Hotel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia).

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property beginning July 1, 2021. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Deposit: MYR 50 per stay

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of MYR 10.00 (subject to availability)

Rollaway beds are available for MYR 30 per night

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Eminent Hotel

  • Does Eminent Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Eminent Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Eminent Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Are pets allowed at Eminent Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Eminent Hotel?
    You can check in from 2 PM - 9 PM. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of MYR 10.00 (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Eminent Hotel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Phoenix Star Cafe (9-min walk), Sailor's Cafe (9-min walk), and Restoran Manila (9-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Eminent Hotel?
    Yes, a free airport shuttle is available.
  • What is there to do at Eminent Hotel and nearby?
    Recommended spots to visit include Imago Shopping Mall (4.6 mi) and Centre Point (4.8 mi), along with Gaya Street Sunday Market (5 mi) and Kota Kinabalu Central Market (5.1 mi).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.2 From 134 reviews

Very good 8.0
Poor internet connection
Lee, my1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
A Night In Eminent Hotel
The check-in and check-out processes were smooth. The hotel staff were friendly, courteous and helpful. The room was fresh, clean, surprisingly spacious and adequately supplied with amenities. There are several possible improvement which the hotel management can consider: 1) Provide fire escape floor plan 2) A Spy Key Hole at the door for security purpose 3) Remove unused rain water shower head in the bathroom 4) The shower was a let down. The rain shower would have been better. 5) Bath towels provided were old and worn out, provide new fresh clean towels 6) Provide separate hair shampoo and body shower gel 7) A shower sliding door to prevent water from splashing out will be good 8) Replace fused lighting tubes at the bed headboard 9) Additional mirror at the dressing table will be good 10) Provide tea bags as another choice, not everyone drink coffee 11) 3-in-1 coffee is convenient but unhealthy. Offer coffee powder, sugar and creamer in sachets will be good 10) A safe box in the room will be good and appreciated 11) Reduce the noise from other rooms. Room is not noise proof especially at the bathroom area. Finally, the complimentary airport transfer is simply brilliant!
Christopher, us1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
overall was ok. please service your aircond. it took hours to cool the room
leung, my2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Alles gute
Herr, my4 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very convenient location. Not too far from city centre and near to almost all necessities.
my2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Close to airport and food is around. Got more than expected
us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
WiFi connection need to improve
my4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
overall was good. Only the aircond need to do maintain.
my2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
good service
Rafie, my1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Ideal for the airport
Ideal for the airport with free shuttle service with friendly driver. On the outskirts of town, so not the best location to see kota Kinabalu from.
Neil, gb1 night trip with friends

Eminent Hotel