Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

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


Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
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Overall guest ratings

8.9/10 Excellent
Based on 8535 reviews

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


  • 0.5 mi Tanjung Aru Beach
  • 1.8 mi Sabah State Mosque
  • 2 mi Sabah Museum
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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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  • Fitness centre
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Disability-friendly
  • 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
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private beach
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Child-friendly
  • Laundry facilities
  • Game room
  • Child pool
  • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
  • Pets not allowed
  • Outdoor tennis
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