Lai Lai Hotel

30 Jalan Haji Saman88000Kota KinabaluMalaysia
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About Lai Lai Hotel

The Lai Lai Hotel offers simple rooms in central Kota Kinabalu, within walking distance of many attractions such as the Gaya Street Sunday Market, just 300 metres away.

Each of the rooms is air-conditioned and features a TV and desk area, plus a kettle for making tea and coffee. The en-suite bathrooms provide a shower and mirror, plus free toiletries and towels.

The property is fitted with a lift for the convenience of guests, whilst there is also public parking available nearby. Complimentary Wi-Fi is supplied throughout the property.

There are no dining options available on-site, however there are multiple restuarants within close proximity, including a Burger King 150 metres away.

Atkinson Clock Tower and Padang Merdeka Park are just eight minutes walk from the Lai Lai Hotel. The Filipino Handicraft Market and Night Food Market are both one kilometre from the property. Kota Kinabalu International Airport is around ten kilometres south.


30 Jalan Haji Saman, 88000, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Telephone: +60 88248533 |

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 02:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Central location

Guests feel that the location of this property is the primary reason for staying here. It is in central Kota Kinabalu and as a result most of the city is within walking distance of the hotel. This includes many points of interest such as the waterfront area.

Good air-conditioning

There is air-conditioning provided in all rooms of this hotel and guests report that this facility is in good working order. It is felt to be a convenient aspect of the rooms which helps increase comfort levels, especially during the warmer months.

Negative Reviews

Poor condition and unclean

This property is rated poorly with regards to cleanliness levels and general upkeep. There are multiple reports of dirty rooms upon check-in, whilst several guests state that the property is in poor condition throughout.

No dining options on-site

There are no dining options on-site at this hotel, something which guests find inconvenient. Reviews state that they would expect at least breakfast to be offered, but instead guests have to leave the property for every meal.

Bad Wi-Fi

Reviews rate the Wi-Fi service at this hotel as below standard. Guests report the service to be slow and not reaching all areas of the property, this is felt to be inconvenient and a negative aspect of the hotel.