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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

Shangri-La.comUS$204*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Something for everyone. Cater for all ages - baby to 100. Even the difficult teens there is heaps of exciting things to do (they are extra though). Food is good. The pools are great for young children and adults great. Looks over the beach - I did yoga each morning which was tranquil and peaceful. Staff are fabulous. Go to...

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1Thank Karen R
Reviewed 18 January 2014

We stayed at the hotel for 10 nights. Great rooms, excellent facilities including a great gym, free wifi throughout the hotel,excellent staff and great food selections. Breakfast is crowded, but that is expected in such a big hotel. Right on the beach with great pool area, mini golf course, tennis courts and lots of activities including yoga to do Food...

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Stayed here with my wife and some friends for four days and would have loved to have stayed a lot longer. Food was great, staff were absolutely fantastic and welcoming and the complex is just perfect for relaxing with extensive pools suitable for young children and adults.

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1Thank larrywa2013
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2014

First time at Tanjung Aru but been to similar resorts in Malaysia and Shangri-La hotels around the world. Arrived after Christmas and left on 2 Jan - peak period. The location is very close to the airport but noise is not an issue as it is outside of flight paths. Stayed in a Kinabalu Wing Club room which was nice...

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Shangrila_TAH, General Manager at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear PhotoMD, your feedback is much appreciated. I am very concerned to learn of your dining experience at Coco Joes and have shared your feedback with my food and beverage team to address our service and quality issues which you have brought to our attention. Also, your comments with regards to the air-conditioning in the room is well noted. Please...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Apart from some food aspects, everything was perfect. Those issues weren't unreasonable .. being a Shangri La, i expected higher quality standards that what i could expect at a Novotel. Great kids facilities and the staff looking after kids superb

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1Thank Stewart K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Stayed 1 week, family of 4 in 2 rooms. Extremely slow check in, booked rooms not available, and had to wait for rooms. Smallish pool, limited poolside space, dirty beach. Rooms are clean. Very poor value. Cannot recommend.

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Shangrila_TAH, General Manager at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Michael Y, thank you for sharing your experience with us. I have shared your comments with the team for their further improvement and we hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you again in the near future. Best regards, Craig Powell, General Manager

LONDON
Reviewed 13 January 2014

We stayed here from the 18th to 31st December and had a great holiday. We chose Tanjung Aru resort over Rasa Ria because we wanted to be closer to the city with more options of eating out. If you are considering these two Shangri-la hotels consider carefully what you want from your holiday and the time of year you plan...

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5Thank BUGZYLONDON
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 13 January 2014

We spent 2 nights here during our stay in Kota Kinabalu. It was a pity we missed the amazing sunset because we were in another one day tour, however the facility and service was perfect. I would like to spend half day sitting in veranda and another half on the private beach of the resort. Taxi service is available from...

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1Thank allenzhang628
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2014

The resort is wonderful, but nothing compares to the smiling and ever helpful staff. They truly are the heart and soul of Tanjun Aru. The rooms are lovely, the food and view is brilliant. Just wonderful.

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London
Reviewed 12 January 2014

I really had no idea what to expect, and I was pleasantly surprised at the resort and the amount of facilities there making it difficult to use and see everything on site during such a short visit. The room was comfortable and quite relaxing, and it was nice to sit on the balcony and watch the sun set and the...

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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
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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 

Additional Information about Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

Address: 20 Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $280 - $603 (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
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#2 Spa Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#2 Business Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#3 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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“The higher the better the view whichever wing you are in.”
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“Tanjung wing now in redecoration. Noisy~~”
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“Room with seaview is better.”
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“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”
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