Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai - Kota Kinabalu

Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88993show map
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Overview

Nexus Hotel is a 5-star accommodation within 16 km of Atkinson Clock Tower.

The property is located 17 km away from Filipino Market Sabah.

Nexus Hotel offers a panoramic view to its guests.

Kota-Kinabalu International airport is within a 25 km distance from the hotel.

Rooms

Some of the luxury rooms feature the sea view.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. A stunning on-site restaurant serves dishes of Asian cuisine. The Pool bar is a great place to taste snacks and grills and drink soft drinks, coffee and afternoon tea.

Services

This tranquil hotel offers laundry, room service and shopping service.

Relax

The hotel provides live performances and live music for guests' enjoyment. On-site fitness facilities include fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   485.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Water sports
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Tennis court
  • Volleyball
  • Golf course
  • Billiard tables
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Squash

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Halal food

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's menu
  • Water slides
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Facilities for people with disabilities

  • Toilet for disabled

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Karaoke
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Ocean view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Dryer

Bedroom

  • Down comforter

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 6 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
6 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
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North Borneo Railway12.2 mi
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Reviews
7.0
Very goodBased on  198  reviews
  • 8.8
    Superb

    The staff were fantastic they were very friendly and hospitable. Rooms were very very good and the views were absolutely amazing.

    Breakfast at the villas was good but not catered for weather and kitchen facilities for staff. Service was fantastic but severely understaffed at the villas and the kitchen facilities were minimal for their big service task.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    This hotel is extremely relaxing and is excellent!

  • 7.0
    Very good

    My family and another 2 families like the location very much because of the very clean & peaceful environment near the beach. The beach side was superb. We also like the attached swimming pools as it was fun for the children.

    There were bedbugs (or some type of bugs) in both bedrooms. Most of us got bitten & couldn't sleep comfortably. The water heater in the common shower room and lights in the master bathroom were out of order on 2 different days during our stay & we had to call the technical personnel to check everytime which was inconvenient. The complimentary breakfasts should include 4 children instead of only 2 as there are 2 bedrooms in the villa fit for 2 families to stay. The service at the breakfast cafe was terrible. We wanted to combine 2 tables together as we are 2 big families with lots of children. Instead of offering some help, the Supervisor in-charged at that time yelled with dissatifaction at my sister in-law. Very bad impression.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The location of the Resort is excellant. The beach is excellant. The facilities are very good and comfortable.

    Shuttle bus services between the villas to the main resort needs to be improved. At times we had to wait almost 15 minutes for the evening shuttle. Morning shuttle service was acceptable.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Food and facilities were Ok. Great beachside massage. Staff try hard and are friendly but poor training and non-existent management overwhelm any efforts they might make.

    Poor maintenance. Dreadful service. Like almost everything tourism-related in Sabah (except street food, which is brilliant and cheap), seriously overpriced for the level of service and quality. Food was bland and laughably over-priced when compared to local restaurants. Isolated location means you are stuck here far from the 'real' Sabah experience.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Nexus was advised me by one of my Malaysian college, and fully fulfill my expectation. 6 km. of sandy beach, just two steps from your rooms, that are located in handmade tropic garden with some jungle animals and birds, with access to brilliant Spa and sport facilities such cycling, gorges golf course and etc. Outside of resort is located tropic garden with walk ways when you can discover tropic life. Good breakfast and three restaurants inside that you can use for quite fair price. The main plus of resort it is accommodation itself. Huge room with king bed, bath and shower separated, that is inside house made in Malaysian style.

    Minus of resort is remote location with out access to ATM, but there is shuttle for 24 RM per person. Taxi to Airport will cost you 85 RM. Visit to Kota Kinabalu maintain will cost you 260 RM in one way only for transportation.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    The staff tried hard and were very courteous

    I picked up a gastric virus and spent the whole time in my hotel room. My fiancee stepped on a rusty nail (which was not rectified after the incident) and we had to make a trip to the local doctor for a tetnus etc (not ideal for me as i was really not well). Everything in the room looked nice but was not well built, i.e. everything was slightly loose. We booked a Spa suite to end our honeymoon and was disappointed with the Spa Suite wing. It is located approx 1 mile from the main wing (not 400m as stated on their website!!) and the only way to access the main resort after dark is by shuttle bus. Again not ideal if not feeling great. The dining options at the spa suite block is very poor (Dive Bar One).

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Pool Villa - Location, location, location! Staff very friendly and trying to be helpful. Good choice at breakfast, but slow keeping up with demand - often ran out of items (fruit, yoghurt, bread etc).

    The Pool Villa had kitchenette with hob, fridge/freezer, sink, kettle and lots of cupboard space - lovely! But there were only a few plates, 4 cups/saucers and 4 glasses, 4 tablespoons, 4 teaspoons and 4 forks. That's it. No saucepans or knives - not even a butter knife! When we challenged staff we were told that we are only supposed to do "light cooking eg soups" - without soup bowls and saucepan?! Not good. We also had to "fight" to get a parasol (which was clearly shown in their brochure). Needless to say, we bought essentials ie can opener, corksrew, sharp knife, scissors etc at reasonable cost from supermarket (own transport recommened - 15 min drive from resort, although shuttle service is provided). Also, we think it was overpriced

  • 8.8
    Superb

    massage on the beach, quiet enviornment

    run out of hot water, flood in our room due to leakey faucet

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The hotel is located outside of the city and embedded in a very nice landscape. For people who are looking for a place to relax, this hotel offers you the ideal environement. If you want to remove the stress, it is almost perfect.

    The prices for food and drinks are quite high compared to the average malaysian costs. Nevertheless, the food is okay.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    I booked one deluxe room & one poor villa. Both of them are comfort, clean and grand. I like all environment in resort such as swimming pool, beach and green. I special thanks to Resort which helped me to make a surprising birthday party to my girlfriend. It is excellent.

    Air-conditioning system was malfunctioned when we stayed. However, maintainance team has a quick response to solve the problem. It had a little bit of negative feeling. Overall, it is quite good.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    they got the best beach i ever seen! the pool villa i stay is lovely, with the private pool just beside the villa, the design of the villa is nice too! the food served in nexus is tasty, and got alot of choice! great place to visit, will definitely come back for Nexus!

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    I like everything about the Pool Villa!

    I stayed in Pool Villa 164, Many of the lightning is not working, living room aircon is not so cold, master bedroom's aircon temperature was at 16 degree even though the controller shown at 30.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    It was nice to stay at the luxury pool villa with two bed rooms. They looked all clean and neat. Lunch time at the table outside the room was absoutely fantasitic.

    The shuttle bus transportation service between the pool villa and the main loby was quite poor. The cars which run every 30min were so small that they could not accomodate all the passengers occasionally. Self-driving golf baggy might be much better for that purpose. It took whole a day for the room service guys to visit us for taking care of the crippled TV tuner upon the third request. The small towels were not supplied unless we request them except on the first arrival day in such a gorgeous villa. Our Diners credit card accepted as the initial guarantee on reservation could not be used for paying the bill.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    This is my second time in Nexus, this time I stayed 12 Nights, was very relaxing, my kids enjoy it as well, When i come back to KK, definately i will stay in Nexus

    Very beautifull Beach, with amazing sun set

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 6 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
6 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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