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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

Shangri-La.comUS$333*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the resort is right next to the ocean with Tanjung beach at the walking distance. the overall experience at the resort is amazing from the minute you enter with some breath taking views. Location: 10-15 mins drive from Airport 20 mins drive to Waterfront area (where you have all good restaurants) Room: are very spacious & clean king size bed...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mohit D, Thank you so much for this incredible review of the resort! We're so glad you had enjoyed your stay in Kota Kinabalu. Thank you for your feedback about the Indian food, we will look into ways to improve. We hope we will have the opportunity to serve you again soon. Meanwhile, we wish you many happy and...

Bunbury, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

after traveling through KL and Labuan, we thought we would treat ourselves to 5 nights at this 5 star resort on the beach. We booked inter-connecting rooms for ourselves and 3 teenage daughters. We were treated like celebrities from our airport pick up, to club lounge check in, to arrangements for my husband to go diving, and for us girls...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear cjbray13, Thank you so much for choosing to stay with Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa during your last visit to Sabah. We are so happy to hear that all five of you had had such a wonderful holiday here and can't wait to welcome the celebrities back soon :D Happy travels always! Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of...

malacca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Surprised to find it looking good even though it is an old hotel. The Kinabalu wing has been refurbished very well. I stayed in 9715 , 7th floor with the sea view. One can watch the beautiful sunset from the balcony. The hotel is close to the airport and town center , a mere 10 minutes' drive . The toiletry...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear docMalacca, We are so happy to hear that you had enjoyed your stay here. Please do come back for a holiday with family or friends next time. We look forward to serving you again. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu

kent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights at this hotel. We upgraded to the club facilities which we found to be excellent value for money. Check in. Smooth and quick. Room. Clean and well maintained. Towels and linen were of a good quality. Pool and public areas. All clean and well maintained. Lovely gardens. Plenty of life guards at the pool. Yes...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear kenttravellerKent, Thank you for choosing to stay at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa during your recent visit to Kota Kinabalu. It was a pleasure having you here with us and we would like to thank you for taking the time to write this comprehensive review of the resort. While I am happy to hear that you had enjoyed...

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelled with my family which included two older teenage sons. You cannot fault the service, friendliness of the staff or the options available. Not within walking distance to other facilities or shopping options but taxis are cheap and easily organised by the staff. Lots of young families around but this certainly didn't bother us. Food is of a high quality...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Nicole A, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review of the resort. It wonderful to hear that about your enjoyable holiday here, I hope your boys had a good time here. We look forward to welcoming you back here soon. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota...

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me begin with writing that the hotel itself and the staff are wonderful and define how a Shangri La should be. The food at the more casual restaurants (such as Coco Joe's) as well as the more upscale Peppino was well-prepared, nicely presented, and delicious. The service of ALL staff is commendable - from the driver that transported us...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ashley J, Thank you for taking the time to write this review of the resort. First of all, please allow me to state my most heartfelt appreciation for the compliments you've paid us here. Thank you so much for the recognition and the mentions. However, I am sorry to hear that we had fallen short of your expectations. We...

Bewdley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I have just returned from Borneo and the fantastic Tanjung Aru Resort in Kota Kinabalu and quite literally had the time of our life. Some residents I spoke to stated they felt the rooms were not 5-star as they didn't have the 'wow' factor but we felt it is the complete package with this hotel that makes...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear NAEvans111, Wow! You've blown us away with this review. Thank you so much for these generous compliments and for your recommendation. We're humbled, elated, on cloud five - all at once. I can't wait to show my colleagues this review. We can't wait to welcome you back! Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort &...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't want to damn Tanjung Aru with faint praise - it is well run, comfortable, has excellent amenities and is superbly located - if just a little far from Kota Kinabalu town. The service was attentive and pleasing, but if it is a quiet retreat you are seeking this may not be perfect. But maybe that's just resorts for...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear gazbro2017, We truly appreciate the time you had taken to write this review of the resort, following your recent visit to Sabah. Congratulations on conquering the majestic Mount Kinabalu while you were here. I am certain it was a memorable experience, the view from Laban Rata upwards is truly amazing. We do hope we will have the opportunity to...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel many times over the years. Have stayed in both the standard rooms and the various types of suites. Love the suite room with handy access to pools. Nice food and good location though the price is a bit steep for suites.

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear travellingbeebee, Thank you so much for your continued support of the resort. While we enjoy welcoming new friends to Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, it's friends like you whom we've known for many years that we appreciate most. Please keep in touch and let us know how we can improve so that we can continue to enjoy your...

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here for 3 nights with my husband and 10 year old daughter on our tour of Borneo. Hotel is beautiful and very big. We were in a Mountain view room which was clean and comfortable but no real view of a mountain. Reception were pretty useless and rude. Breakfast was great - plenty of choice and the fresh croissants...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sarahjane G, Thank you for choosing to stay at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa during your recent holiday in Kota Kinabalu. We truly appreciate your compliments and feedback. I will see that my colleagues Mel from CHI, The Spa and Charlie from Peppino get a copy of this review. We are committed to continuously providing our guests with...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A paradise for the senses surrounded by natural beautyA gentle breeze caresses your face as you wake to the sound of waves lapping the beach. The balcony opens up to an inspiring vista of sparkling coral islands and swaying of palm trees. Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, bordered by crystal clear waters and lush vegetation Sophistication surrounds you in a lavishly decorated suite inspired by Borneo’s rich cultural heritage. Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu, is a perfect tropical getaway, a luxurious tranquil retreat just a short drive from the city.Yet, excitement beckons as you set out to discover all Kota Kinabalu’s delights. Making your way to Kinabalu National Park, you are thrust into a jungle paradise of natural wonders, rugged landscapes and scenic beauty. From the Rafflesia, the largest flower in the world, to the famous Orangutans in their natural habitat, it only gets more breathtaking every step of the way.The afternoon is spent exploring the picturesque town of Kota Belud. As Sabah’s largest and most popular open market, you find gems of all sorts, ranging from handmade handicrafts to mouth-watering local delights like natural honey.Back at the resort, you look forward to a sunset cruise, which departs from STAR Marina, to catch Borneo's famous sunset. Not long after, you wind down at Coco-Joe’s Bar & Grill. Lounging atop one of the beach-dining platforms, over cocktails and a delectable seafood tower, you continue to enjoy the sound of overlapping waves on the shores of Sunset Beach. A pampering session at CHI, The Spa rounds off the day. With treatments based on traditional Asian healing philosophies, you lose yourself in an enchanted and indulgent journey, all on the resort’s private spa island.For every experience here, you are surrounded by natural beauty. And it all begins at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu ... more   less 

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Address: 20 Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $275 - $553 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 495
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Also Known As:
Shangri-La`s Tanjung Aru Resort And Spa
Shangri-La`s Tanjung Aru Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Shangri Las Tanjung Aru Resort
Shangri Las Tanjung Aru Hotel
Shangri La Kota Kinabalu
Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#2 Business Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#2 Spa Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#3 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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“Room with seaview is better.”
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JLionstone, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“club rooms in kinabalu wing, over looking the sea, come with free food and drinks and any alcohol you want from 4.30 pm till 8.30 pm”
cjbray13, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“I didn't see a mountain view room but the sea views were stunning.”
NAEvans111, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a sea-facing balcony room and orientate towards westerly direction - the sunsets were invariably spectacular”
gazbro2017, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Take advantage of the Club lounge facilities for a quiet evening after a busy day sightseeing.”
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