Located at the heart of Kota Kinabalu the five star Hyatt Regency hotel is ideally situated for taking advantage of the shopping and entertainment that the town has to offer. There are views of the city and the South China Sea from the spacious elegantly decorated rooms. High tech amenities including internet access are available throughout the hotel and local art work and handicrafts in the decor complement the modern amenities. The hotel also serves local and international cuisine in a range of restaurants and bars.
If climbing Mount Kinabalu the second night's accommodation is a shared dorm, so take some ear plugs.