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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
Top Romantic Hotel

No. 20, Jalan Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
+60 8832 7888

£195+

Overall guest ratings

9.0/10 Excellent
Based on 5,228 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.4
  • 9.3
  • 7.0
  • 6.4

Good to know

  • Professional service
  • Great view
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Luxurious Hotel

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    About

    Location. Situated on a Kota Kinabalu beach, this 5-star Malaysia luxury resort is a 10-minute drive from Sabah State Museum and a 15-minute drive from Sabah State Mosque. Poring Hot Springs is 30 minutes away.

    Resort Features.

    Looking out over the South China Sea, Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa features views of the islands off Borneo's northern coast. The resort offers 4 restaurants, a private sandy beach with direct access, and 2 swimming pools situated in 25 acres of gardens.

    CHI The Spa provides Asian-influenced treatments in 8 spa villas on Pulau Bayu, the resort's private island. An open yoga pavilion features a deck extending out over the water. A health club and fitness facilities; 9-hole mini golf course; and 4 tennis courts are on site. The staff can arrange activities such as deep-sea fishing, banana boat rides, and scuba diving. Airport transfers are also available (surcharge).

    A Kids Club, playground and wading pool are also available, as well as 11 meeting rooms and wired Internet access (surcharge). A buffet breakfast is available (surcharge).

    Guestrooms. Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa offers 492 guestrooms, all renovated in 2007. With a nod to Borneo's heritage, rooms include rich textures and fabrics; cherry, teak, ebony, and coconut woods; and mother-of-pearl and tobacco artwork. Rooms feature balconies, mountain or sea views, LCD televisions, and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Bathrooms offer separate showers and soaking tubs. Suites offer separate sitting rooms and wraparound balconies.

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    Amenities

    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Business centre
    • Car hire
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Free parking
    • Private beach
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Hot tub
    • Childrens programmes
    • Laundry facilities
    • Game room
    • Child pool
    • Beauty salon
    • Coffee shop
    • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
    • Outdoor tennis
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    9.0 Excellent
    Based on 5,228 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent pool."
      8.6 "Clean pool, said 86%."
    • 9.3 "Excellent wellness & sports facilities."
      9.7 "top-notch fitness area, thought 97%."
      10.0 "100% loved the sauna."
    • 8.4 "Bar is amazing."
      8.9 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 89%."
    • 8.1 "Amenities are good."
      7.7 "77% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.1 "91% found the grounds to be nice."
      9.1 "91% loved the facilities for kids."
      8.1 "81% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      10.0 "100% loved the outdoor sports facilities."
      8.0 "80% thought the architecture was beautiful."
    • 7.9 "Good vibe."
      9.3 "93% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.4 "94% thought the hotel was luxurious."
      8.1 "81% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.2 "92% said it was a stylish hotel."
    • 7.0 "Internet works."
      6.1 "61% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.4 "Average comfort."
      6.3 "Beds were acceptable for 63%."
    • 6.1 "Average value."
    • 5.9 "Beach is so-so."
      6.5 "Only 65% said the beach was clean enough."
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    Overall rating

    8.9 Excellent
    Based on 1,411 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent wellness & sports facilities."
    • 9.2 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.0 "Bar is amazing."
      8.8 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 88%."
    • 8.0 "Vibe was good."
      9.5 "95% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.3 "93% thought the hotel was luxurious."
      7.6 "76% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 7.8 "Good amenities."
      7.8 "78% thought the building was wonderful."
      8.9 "89% found the grounds to be nice."
      7.6 "76% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.0 "90% loved the facilities for kids."
    • 6.9 "Location is acceptable."
    • 6.9 "Internet is average."
      5.9 "59% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.8 "Average comfort."
      6.5 "Beds were acceptable for 65%."
    • 6.5 "Beach is so-so."
      6.1 "Only 61% said the beach was clean enough."
    • 5.7 "Average value."
      5.1 "The price was ok for 51%."
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    Overall rating

    9.1 Excellent
    Based on 3,711 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent pool."
      8.4 "Clean pool, said 84%."
    • 9.2 "Excellent wellness & sports facilities."
      9.7 "top-notch fitness area, thought 97%."
    • 8.3 "Bar is amazing."
      9.0 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 90%."
    • 8.1 "Amenities are good."
      7.7 "77% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.0 "90% found the grounds to be nice."
      9.1 "91% loved the facilities for kids."
      8.0 "80% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 7.6 "Good vibe."
      9.4 "94% thought the hotel was luxurious."
      9.2 "92% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      8.0 "80% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 6.3 "Food is average."
      6.5 "Only 65% thought the fish/seafood dishes were good."
      6.3 "Only 63% were satisfied with the menu."
    • 6.2 "Average value."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
      5.3 "For only 53%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.1 "Beach is so-so."
      6.6 "Only 66% said the beach was clean enough."
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    Overall rating

    9.1 Excellent
    Based on 104 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.2 "Amenities are good."
      7.9 "79% thought the building was wonderful."
      8.9 "89% found the grounds to be nice."
    • 8.0 "Vibe was good."
      9.3 "93% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.5 "Nice rooms."
      8.9 "89% thought the view was good."
      7.6 "76% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 6.3 "Average comfort."
    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Resort Hotel
    Guests say this is a wonderful resort hotel.
    Family Hotel
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
    Good to know
    "Professional service"
    "Great view"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Luxurious Hotel"
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