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Casuarina Tanjung Aru Hotel

Lorong Ikan Lais | Jalan Mat Salleh, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sandakan, Malaysia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Price is cheap and it is very near to airport even you can walk over there. However, toilet has alot of stain made it looked like ancient toilet but the room is big. This hotel at first is hard to find its location. You could find some snacks down there if you are hungry during midnight. If you need to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Nothing fancy about this hotel. However great place to stay before catching next early or late flight. They do have transport to fetch guest at the airport to the hotel. Incase you didn't see any mini van with Casuarina Hotel logo, don't worry just give a quick call that you already arrive. Room simple and basics. Can noisy from outside.... More 

1 Thank TuahIdzwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The service there is very kind and friendly. We caught a plane on 6am, and there was a bus shuttle to drive us to the airport. Still, they would provide sandwich as our breakfast. The price is very attractive due to the location and the service. Although the room had some flaw, but I think I would come back again... More 

1 Thank 卡卡5811
Greater Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I read some of the earlier reviews and thought "oh dear"! The Hotel has strong flowing hot water, the rooms are clean, the staff are friendly, tea & coffee facility in the room, a safe in the room, clean sheets & towels and breakfast included. I was at an "event" and the hotel was booked out with families attending the... More 

2 Thank Christina H
Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This hotel is located very close (about 3 minutes drive) to Kota Kinabalu International Airport Terminal 2. There is absolutely some aircraft noise you can hear in the room, but, that’s not too bad. Room is not considered new or modern, but it’s very clean, with a balcony and good view. Some maintenance works on the bathroom door is necessary... More 

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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The hotel is abit old compared to its new appearance on the outside, the family room that I got is spacious, and kids can run around. Consist of living room and bedroom. Abit dirty though. Have to go down to lobby to use internet, breakfast is limited and basic.

Thank Albert B
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

At just Rm25 / £5.00 more than a backpackers, great value inclusive of basic breakfast.arrived for 2 days after staying at Tang Dynasty Plaza wich was awful in comparison. Ended up staying a week. All KK hotels seem to lack maintenance, this place was clean, tidy, bathroom fine, air con, fridge, quiet room 3rd floor overlooking golf course.staff very helpful.... More 

2 Thank Ariel661
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I arrived late at night and left for an early flight at 5am so only really saw my room at the hotel. The room was old and dated and the bathroom shower was a pathetic trickle but it did the job for one night and had aircon. One positive is they did look after my big suitcase for 4 days... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It's hard to begin... The first room we had was dirty. The bathroom looked like it hadn't been cleaned in months; dirty floor, stained shower door and soap tray. We flushed the toilet and the bathroom began to stink of sewage. We ask for another room and was given a larger room on the third floor. Coming out of the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This hotel has the benefit of being close to the airport! The showers were dirty, staff were rude and lacking any desire to be helpful or friendly. The breakfast was awful - fried eggs, baked beans and some awful little sausages and nasty tasting coffee! There are some great places to eat nearby and a very good laundry service is... More 

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