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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   20 Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
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St. Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently stayed at the Tanjung Aru resort for three nights and thoroughly enjoyed our room, the food, and the property. From the lush green courtyard to the relaxing infinity pool, everything was perfect. The location -- on the water, next to a lovely golf course, and only 5 minutes from the airport -- was perfect too. The staff were... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This proves true to the ShangriLa heritage. Sprawling seafront property with ample lawns & a series of pools. The poolside/waterfront bar is nice. All the restaurants were superb. The rooms were very well done & mine had a fantastic sea view. It was divine to sit in the balcony & enjoy the sea breeze. Service was friendly & crisp. Highly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent 8 days in the resort. Paid to upgrade to Kinabalu club room which was well worth it for the free breakfast and evening drinks. The thing which makes this resort special is the staff who were so friendly and helpful. Don't miss the sunset at the sunset bar, but get there early as it gets busy. The children's pool... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel and the staff were superb and very polite. I stayed in the Kinabalu club room which was excellent the snacks/breakfast were very good.The club room had lovely sea views. My hotel room was good again with excellent sea views though the bathroom was a bit tired looking for a 5 star hotel.The main part of the Hotel... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Alas, I only had an overnight stay here with Kota Kinabalu as my stopover destination on a business trip, but what a place to stay. The location is simply beautiful and it's marked my card for when I take the family to Malaysia - service is excellent and the Sunset bar on the edge of the beach affords stunning views.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ae we near the end of our 7 night stay I feel compelled to share a review of the facilities and the service. Both are sensational and exceeded our expectations in many ways. Although close to the airport the resort is private and well positioned to make the most of the natural environment. The views are expansive and the resort... More

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Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've just returned from a 10 night stay and the Tanjung Aru surpassed my expectations. We booked a club room and it was well worth the extra. Alcohol is very expensive in Malaysia so if you like a drink it is worth considering. Breakfast is also nicer with cooked to order choices. All day soft drinks & tea/coffee with cake... More

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Haverhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived here after approximately 20 hours travelling from UK via Dubai & Brunei to a great welcome, the staff are so friendly and welcoming, nothing too much trouble. The rooms in the Tanjung part of the hotel are very well kitted out, they thought of everything from iron & board, free shopping bag, umbrella (it did rain every afternoon... More

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Kuching, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to be on holiday! THE rendezvous to be at in KK... If there is a place you need to be at or visit while at KK, it IS Tg. Aru Beach Resort!!! From check-in to departure it is an absolutely wunderba experience...

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Seaview Suite is very clean, comfortable, yet cozy. However, check in was a little long though.They also provide plenty variety for breakfast. Worth every penny and will definitely stay here again!

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Address: 20 Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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 Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Shangri-La`s Tanjung Aru Resort And Spa
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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