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Best Places to Stay in Kundasang

Kundasang is often regarded as an ideal getaway where you can chill with Mother Nature while enjoying the soothing cold air. 

What’s more, you can go and pluck some strawberries, feed some cows, eat gelato ice-creams, have a sip of Sabah’s finest tea without which your Kundasang trip wouldn’t be complete, pay a visit to the fallen heroes in Kundasang War Memorial, play with rabbits, pet some cats – and the list  goes on…

If you’re planning to make a trip to Kundasang anytime soon, note that it is highly advisable for you to pre-book your accommodation especially during peak periods like school holidays, public holidays and even weekends.

In this article, we’ve done the homework for you as we bring you the top places you should be looking at to make the most out of your Kundasang vacation.

*Listed in no particular order.

Located 1700 metres above sea level, H. Benjamin Residence is an affordable holiday destination that will have you waking up to a soothing cold breeze, clean fresh air and a stunning scenery. This residence is located away from the main touristy area and that is what makes it so appealing! 

Here, you can view the magnificent Mount Kinabalu up-close from the front yard. Beautifully designed exterior with exposed red bricks (feels like a very old British architecture vibe) that adds contrasts to the surrounding greenery – perfect for pictures, don’t you think?

Formerly known as Mount Kinabalu Heritage Resort & Spa, Perkasa Hotel Mt. Kinabalu is situated atop a hill approximately 5000 feet above sea level and has a commanding view of the majestic Mount Kinabalu. From here, you can get easy access to other major resort area within Kundasang, the Poring Hot Spring, restaurants and cafes, and other places of interest. 

The hotel has undergone major renovation and refurbishment development to serve you better. This includes 7 units of semi-detached stilt chalets built amidst the pine trees, a new café called Topion Café, internet accessibility via wi-fi, new lobby, upgraded rooms, hallway, extended restaurant to accommodate more seating capacity and newly painted building exterior. Cool!

Kinabalu Pine Resort is one of the top-rated location to be when you want a change of scenery, climate and ambience. The view and landscaping are really amazing with the cool and breezy atmosphere. A very great place to enjoy the beautiful view of Mt. Kinabalu as well.

Kinabalu Pine Resort is surrounded by beautiful pine trees, a scene not easy to find in a tropical country. Places of interest near to this resort are Kinabalu Park, War Memorial Park and Desa Dairy Farm. There are wooden chairs on the balcony so you can chit-chat while enjoying the scenery in the cold weather. 

Located about 2km away from the main Kota Kinabalu-Ranau road, and built on a foothill that is surrounded by farmlands, Zen Garden Resort has the perfect setting for those who want to enjoy peace and tranquillity. 

The quiet hillside and the mild climate of Zen Garden Resort really is a perfect place for those who seek a calm and noiseless space to practice meditation. And for those who just want to get away from the busy and hectic life style of the city, this place is the ideal remedy. Talk about pampering, it even has a small room that offers foot reflexology service.

Like most people coming to Kundasang, you wouldn’t want to miss the majestic view of Mount Kinabalu. Here at Nikgold Garden Resort, you get a better view. Apart from the magnificent Mt.Kinabalu view and beautiful greenery, you’ll find a fish pond and hydroponic plant in the resort. 

Planning for a BBQ night? Nikgold Garden can provide you with that. This is a perfect place to focus on your family bonding time without much noises and distractions. 

Nestled in the beautiful hills of Kundasang and delightful scenery of vegetable farms, The Cottage Hotel invites you to indulge yourself and family with the beautiful scenery of the majestic Mount Kinabalu.

Ideal choice for business as well as leisure travellers, The Cottage Hotel is conveniently located within easy walking distance to Kundasang War Memorial, Rose Garden and the market. The hotel is famous for its security, cleanliness, great food and excellent service.

Nabalu Lodge is situated in the heart of Kundasang, at the foot of Mount Kinabalu. This lodge is within 2km of Kundasang War Memorial and 10km of Desa Cattle Dairy Farm. It features a restaurant, a meeting room, a parking area and free Wi-Fi.

The lodge is located within Kundasang town, meaning it is an easy access to the markets, local attractions and of course its wholesome cafe, Nabalu Cafe – that serves a wide selection of food from western to asian dishes.  Yummy!

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