About Us

The Waterfront is Kota Kinabalu’s one-stop premier entertainment and dining centre – The latest, most happening & premier shopping destination in the heart of Kota Kinabalu. The Waterfront is also a popular hangout for both locals and foreign visitors alike. Most of the attractive and busier shopping malls in Sabah are found in the vicinity of The Waterfront.

The Hotel is also situated among a host of pubs, restaurants, night clubs, classy and budget hotels. Commercial districts, retails, eating and entertainment facilities can be found within easy walking distance. Every late afternoon, The Waterfront will come to life at the various watering holes and bustle with people looking for great dining experience from the many restaurants and cafes serving a wide range of seafood, Malaysian and international cuisine – it is a great place to enjoy your happy hours as you watch the sun set over the South China Sea. Other than fine dining, The Waterfront is indeed a GREAT PLACE FOR SOCIALIZING AND PARTY.

Along with its convenient location where guests can find places to dine and unwind, all within walking distance; the Hotel is also located within 20 minutes drive from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport while the Low Cost Carrier Terminal T2 is approximately 15 minutes away from the Hotel.

The Hotel is augmented by easy public transportation facilities (bus, taxi, etc.) from airport as well as to other places of interest due to its adjacency to a 24-hour taxi station.

The Waterfront is also the gateway to major tourist destinations in Kota Kinabalu such as Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and other islands that offer scuba-diving, snorkeling and swimming activities.

The Hotel also offers a wide range of modern comforts, exceptional hospitality and facilities to the hotel guests so that they can take complete pleasure with the functionalities of the Hotel.

In the end, our rates are only a fraction of those luxury hotels in the same locality. Indeed, we appeal greatly to those cost cautious budget travelers to stay at our boutique hotel – yet priced like any other budget hotel in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

Le Hotel Kota Kinabalu is being featured in the Lonely Planet’s publication guide/book with the appealing title of “Borneo”. It is the 2nd Edition (July 2011) on page 66.