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Author Topic: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?  (Read 56319 times)

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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #40 on: July 30, 2009, 08:59:36 AM »
Puri 699 nakikita ko as Cebu pac bakit kaya

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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #41 on: July 30, 2009, 10:31:59 AM »
^ yan din nga nakita ko sis. weird. baka kasama tax? idk.

anyway, sa mga nakapunta na dun, kailangan ba ng visa or other documents? how did you go about getting one, if ever?

how much was your budget (example, for a 3-day stay)?

parang gusto ko kasi i-try yung promo ng cebupac.

thanks!!

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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #42 on: July 30, 2009, 11:39:09 AM »
Hi mga sis..

I've been to Kota Kinabalu for several times na.. my sister lives there and my dad is working there.
My sister lives in Radiant Tower in Likas Zone just near KK City. Masaya sa KK especially for Shoppaholics and Food trippers.. hahaha

Imagine Esprit, Roxy, Body Glove, Guess, Gap, Body Shop, Face Shop.. lahat ng clothing and cosmetics brands are soooo cheapp... as in..
Secret recipe, VedaBlu, pizzas, seafoods ang mura.. i really have a great time pag nasa KK ako.. Feels like home lang pero mura lahat..

I've been to Lokkawi, Manukan island, Nexus, Mt. Kinabalu.. nalibot ko na po ata ang KK..

Naexcite po ako sa topic na ito.. hehe...sorry po kung magulo..
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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #43 on: July 30, 2009, 04:10:54 PM »
^sis san malapit yang mga shops na yan? I am thinking of staying at Le Meridian, I believe its in the city centre?

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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #44 on: July 30, 2009, 04:53:28 PM »
Yup Le Meridian is in the heart of KK.. Yeah malapit po yan sa mga malls...

Meron pong Roxy, Gap in Warisan magkakadikit2 po kasi mga malls nila except sa 1Borneo which is malayo na sa City mismo.. Maliliit lang po malls sa KK, [textspeak!] Centerpoint nila parang tutuban lang pero sama-sama na mga sikat na shops.. Mura din ang gadgets dun.. I bought my sony cyber shot there for only Php 6k pero dito dati 11k na..Pero mas ok pa din sa KL ang mga gadgets mas mura..

Sorry Sis ang gulo ko sumagot ha.. hehe..

Sobrang mahal ko kasi ang Malaysia..

Anyway, don't forget mag Food trip in SEDCO Water front.. Its like a huge Food Court pero super as in Cheap lang ng seafoods.. may mga pinoys pa dun nagseserve.. sarap dun sis...=)

Hay... ;D
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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #45 on: July 30, 2009, 04:59:41 PM »
And I know you will enjoy SECRET RECIPE in KK..., yung chocolate banana dun RM7 lang e dito 150 ata 1 slice.. don't forget to try Veda Blu ice cream cake you will love it.. Imagine sa RM100 super busog ka na sa pizza and pasta.. i forgot the resto e.. but its in Warisan near body Shop..

Speaking of Body Shop.. Yung 2 way foundation nila na 1,5k dito RM50 lang dun pati yung blush on na madaming shade RM50 lang.. pati set ng brush RM70.. super mura lang sis..

Nag oorder nga mag officemates ko ng Body Shop and other cosmetics pag umuwi dad ko kasi super mura.. pati mga scrubs..

Naku magdala ka ng extra budget for cosmetics.. get ready Sis.. maganda na yung handa sa bonggang shopping..
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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #46 on: July 31, 2009, 03:02:32 AM »
ay oo! sobrang mura talaga bilihin sa Malaysia lalo na pag gadgets..

yung sony bravia s series be3 dun namin nabili.. dito nasa 46K yun pero dun nasa 32K lang kasama na shipping... laki ng difference..

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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #47 on: August 01, 2009, 11:23:11 AM »
Mga sisses help po! I can not decide which hotel tutuluyan namin, tune hotel is cheap with nice reviews. Around 132 MR for 3 nights. kame lang sa room. Walang breakfast. Pero yung ibang hostels around 195 with free toast and coffee.
 Alin ba mas ok?
 Kase sa tune hotel private talaga yung bathroom .
 Sa hostels shared bathroom.
 Sino po may alam about Lok kawi Zoo? May shows daw dun ang mga animals? paano pagpunta doon? thanks
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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #48 on: August 01, 2009, 08:43:22 PM »
^ I've been to Lok kawi Zoo.. sobrang init dun wala gaanong shed.. pero ok naman.. hmm diko po alam pano punta dun e.. sorry po.. Merong mga travel agencies na nag ooffer.. you can also visit Tabin and Oran Gutan Sanctuary...

Re Hotels po.., bago po ang tunes hotel sa may 1Borneo kaso malayo po ata yun sa City pero ok naman din po ang mall dun yun [textspeak!] pinaka bagong hotel sa KK...

Enjoy sis...
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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #49 on: August 02, 2009, 05:57:27 AM »
 Hi sis lilstar! Thank you pero I have more questions. how did you go to  Lok kawi? Pwede kami siguro magsuot ng cap or magdala ng umbrella. Aling mas ok at mas malapit tabin ,orangutan Sanctuary or Lok kawi?
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« Reply #50 on: August 02, 2009, 07:50:46 AM »
^ Lok Kawi is just 45-1 hour drive from KK. Tabin is in Lahad datu (province in sabah) Orang Utan Sanctuary is also somewhere in sabah.. Siguro po you can go to Lok Kawi na lang po.. Maganda naman dun kaso when we arrived there tanghali na kaya we stayed sa parag kubo dun, kaso di na kinaya ng bro in law ko pati ng mga kids kaya umuwi din kami agad.. you can rent naman po ng golf cart din.

Sis you can visit KINABALU PINE RESORT sa may paanan ng Mt. Kinabalu, parang baguio dun sobrang lamig kitangkita ang Mt. Kinabalu para kaming nasa Switzerland sa mga photos kasi gandang background nung mountain. Siguro 1-1/2 hours drive yun,

After pine resort, you can try PORING HOT SPRING just near pine resort. The water is naturally hot kasi its coming from the mountain, i think my Sulfur yun pang tanggal ng arthritis hahaha..  :D

magaganda din beaches nila, parang bora..

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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #51 on: August 02, 2009, 11:05:21 AM »
sis lilstar gusto namin pumunta ng KINABALU PINE RESORT for one night, Mas ok ba mag stay diyan una from Aiport diyan kame deretso. Then next After chekc out around 10 am go kami ng Lok kawi. May anak kase ako 6 years old kaya gusto ko rin za zoo.
 Hindi na kami magpoporing kase ayaw ng anak ko sa ganun.Pero check ko rin budget.
 Magkano ba sa Poring? hindi ba mataas aakyatin dun.
 Dun sa Kinabalu Pine may bus ba deretso dun?
  Thanks
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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #52 on: August 02, 2009, 11:36:36 AM »
Hmm, Sis baka mapagod kayo sa biyahe if from the airport tuloy na kayo Pine Resort..Mejo malayo po at akyat ng bundok konti. Di naman masyado matarik ang pag-akyat kasi maganda daan, medyo malayo lang po talaga from KK.

Sa poring po mga RM 20 lang binayad namin kasi kunwari locals kami may bro is Malaysian po kasi, iba rate nila pag foreigner.

I'm not sure po where to get a bus papuntang Pine Resort e.

I hope you'll enjoy your holiday there.. KK is definitely a great place. Fresh lahat.. its the perfect place to commune with nature (and shopping)..

Nga po pala mga Sis if mag shoshopping kayo sa KK, wala pong Havaianas dun, di po ata uso, Grendha po ang meron sila and Crocs.. Nalibot na namin lahat ng malls pero wala pa pong Havs sa KK, maybe KL po meron..

Enjoy!! =)
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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #53 on: August 02, 2009, 10:11:52 PM »
^ sis OT pero how much is grendha in KK? hehee

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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #54 on: August 03, 2009, 07:31:02 AM »
^ its only RM70 mga 700+ saten.. =)
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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #55 on: August 04, 2009, 04:33:40 AM »
ano ang ok na beach sa KK?

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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #56 on: August 04, 2009, 09:33:24 PM »
^Dinawan Island sis..

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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #57 on: August 04, 2009, 09:59:55 PM »
I've been to kota kinabalu airport during our stop-over going to malaysia via frankfurt sayang pinipilit ako ng stewardes na bumaba muna for aircraft cleaning maintenance daw nakita ko kasi hindi attractive airport nila so i thought its a waste of time so nagtulog lan ako. And reading some good reviews here made me think na maganda pala sya.
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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #58 on: August 04, 2009, 10:17:19 PM »
^parang domestic airport lang kasi dating sis.. kaya parang hindi maganda.. hehe

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Re: Ever been to Kota Kinabalu?
« Reply #59 on: August 12, 2009, 07:22:06 PM »
hi, i am planning to stay at novotel borneo1. how far is this hotel from the airport and what are the nearby attractions? If taking a cab to and from the airport, how much?

 

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