Integrated with 1Borneo Hypermall, the largest shopping and entertainment mall in East Malaysia, this hotel is a shopper’s dream with 14 hectares of retail therapy at its doorstep. After a day of shopping, guests can recharge in the Jacuzzi, fitness centre and roof-top pool or simply enjoy a cocktail in the Lobby Lounge. Guests can then dine on seasonal produce in The Square restaurant before retiring to their contemporary designed room. For those wishing to explore Kota Kinabalu, a shuttle bus runs from the mall to the city centre.
Why we recommend the Novotel 1Borneo Hotel
- Located within Borneo’s largest shopping mall
- Rooftop pool and Jacuzzi
- Fitness centre
- Five restaurants, cafes and bars
- Shuttle bus to city centre
Attractions near the Novotel 1Borneo Hotel
Shop till you drop at 1Borneo
Located directly on top of 1Borneo Mall – the largest shopping mall in Borneo – this hotel is perfect for travellers who like to engage in a bit of retail therapy on their holidays. Here you’ll find everything from big name luxury brands and high street shops to a huge range of restaurants and cafés to suit all palates and budgets.
If you’re in the mood for some fun, head to the entertainment area where you can ride the dodgem cars, try your hand at indoor archery or catch the latest movies at the Golden Screen Cinemas. Kids will love the range of amusements and activities at Boo Boo Land and Fun Square.
Get your climbing shoes on
Adventurous travellers and nature lovers might be on the look out for some adrenalin-pumping activities. So, considering your location at the foot of Mount Kinabalu, trekking seems like the perfect way to spend a day. There are a number of tours leaving Kota Kinabalu, which can be booked either before you travel or when you arrive at the hotel.
Mountain Torq located on Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen – close to your hotel – runs trips to the lower levels of Mount Kinabalu. Climb the Via Ferrata, a protected and safe climbing route designed for fit and healthy novice and experienced climbers. Or explore Low’s Peak Circuit at 3,776 metres above sea level, where you’ll test your mettle on swinging planks and rope walks.
|Laundry service||Wheel chair access in hotel|
|Concierge||Gift shop or boutique|
|Swimming pool||Day spa|
|Minibar (some rooms)||Air conditioning|
|Cable TV||Iron and ironing board|
|In room safe||Room service|
|Telephone||Tea and coffee making facilities|