Kota Kinabalu is the state capital of Sabah which is the main transportation and commercial center of Sabah. There is an international airport here while most would stop at Kota Kinabalu before heading out to other parts of the state. Hence there are many accommodation choices where that range from the budget and more affordable ones to the upmarket hotels and resorts.
In terms of homestays, you could engage MZ Homestay which is an apartment with 2 rooms to offer. Rates start from RM150 per day and it comes with facilities like a children’s playground, a swimming pool and others. The Nur Taqiy Homestay provides a condominium with 2 rooms located in 1Borneo Hypermall. Rates start from RM270 per day. The D Putih Villa is another option which is a bungalow house starting from RM100 per day.