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Casuarina Tanjung Aru Hotel

Lorong Ikan Lais | Jalan Mat Salleh, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
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Ranked #7 of 60 Kota Kinabalu B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

indeed the hotel is very basic and aged. however, we are quite happy about the airport shuttle as we only stayed there for 1 night transferring from KK to sandakan. they arranged shuttle airport from/to hotel. the only tricky part is that.. there is no way to contact the hotel for the shuttle except the phone number. we found their... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Excellent Value for money hotel located close to both Kota Kinabalu Airports. Clean rooms with comfortable rooms. Comes good with decent American Breakfast. Free Airport Transfer to and fro Airport, also free shuttle service to Kota Kinabalu town center. Only downside would the bathrooms, Local Malaysians will have trouble as there is no tap in the toilet other then the... More

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4 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My siblings and I wanted a hotel that's near the airport and beach. The room rates are very reasonable. The staff might not be as friendly as you want them to be but they are very kind and accommodating. Extra bed is RM 30 per night. Breakfast is included. Not that good but it's complimentary so I won't complain. We... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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81 reviews 81 reviews
39 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Booked this place as we wanted somewhere near the airport after a late arrival. The room was musty smelling, rather tatty and grubby. I had lots of small ants in my room. I didn't use the shower as it was full of hair. Breakfast wasn't great, and the dining room staff really didn't seem interested in doing anything. The reception... More

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Pasig, Philippines
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36 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Pros -very near at the airport. You can avail the FREE airport pick up or drop off OR u can walk since it's few minutes walk from the airport (15-20 mins walk). No need for cab, which costs RM 30. -Casuarina provides FREE shuttle going to city proper. That's RM 30 savings for the cab! You can even ask the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

We only stayed for one night. Would happily have stayed for another couple. Free airport transfer was waiting for us on arrival and the return trip to the airport was also fine. The hotel is close to the airport and the beach. Breakfast was a set american, just warm (not hot) in keeping with all our food experiences in Borneo.... More

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Here are my comment - no house keeping clean my room, change towel and clear dustbin - the safe box cover with dust - no paper and pencil near the telephone table - one of the light dont have bulb hopefully there will be improvement in future

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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

We stayed here for a night to catch an early flight to Sandakan. We did not regret it. This place is a walking distance to the beach. You can hang out by the beach all day and walk back to the hotel. At night, restaurants nearby are plenty. Though basic but its adequate for us. Hotel is clean,reasonably priced and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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20 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

This hotel must be very popular with visitors who have to catch early flights from the KK International Airport. The room rates are reasonable and they offer free airport transfer. We stayed 2 separate nights. 1st stay- enroute to Sandakan. 2nd stay- on the way back to Singapore. 1st night - everything went well. The airport shuttle was there when... More

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

i book this hotel because of the location...close to the airport T2 KKIA and free shuttle service to airport as well. for those who enjoy eateries and spent their evening with leisure and relaxation, this hotel should be in your list, because Tanjung Aru Beach and Perdana PArk are just walking distance. unfortunate thing, there is no wi-fi in the... More

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Address: Lorong Ikan Lais | Jalan Mat Salleh, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
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