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Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

Just back from a nice 3 night stay there. A few misses here and there in terms of service but I would rate my experience ahead of its sister Shang resort in KK which I stayed during my previous trip-especially if you have kids with you. Let me get the bug bears out of the way first - The misses... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

I enjoyed this experience. The hotel runs smoothly, the staff are friendly and polite. The pool is small but clean.The Orangutans next door are definitely work a visit. The breakfast buffet has lots of choice. The food is delicious although expensive. The only downside (and this may not be a downside for some people) is that it is rather remote... More 

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Wangaratta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

Rasa Ria I stayed at the Shangri-la Rasa Ria fro two weeks early to mid June 2012 after time in Kuala Lumpur, at Shangri-la Tanjung Aru and at the Myne Resort (Sandakan) on the Kinabatangan River. (See reports elsewhere). The renovations, both hard and soft, that have taken place in the lobby, lobby lounge, grounds, around the pool, and in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Just returned from a 2 week stay, and devastated its over. Don't normally go for 5*, only chose this because we wanted to see the orangutans. The hotel, beach, grounds are all beautiful. Food is very good, but thought food and drink were expensive. We are not golf players, but went round the course at 6 am to see the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

If I could rate it myself I would say average because of the room we were allocated to begin with which tainted our first impression and then I would rate good to very good about the resort facilities and the other room we were moved to. We just returned from our stay at Rasa Ria in June in which we... More 

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Hampshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

We are normally middle of the road travellers when it comes to price, but decided to treat ourselves at the end of our Malaysian holiday, and we weren't disappointed. We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay, but we thought 3 nights was enough, because we are the type who like to get out and explore, and you will not get... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

This has to best the best hotel experience we have had anywhere. From the moment we stepped out of our taxi from the airport until we left we were treated extremely well with fantastic service throughout the hotel. We stayed in a deluxe garden room (the deluxe sea view rooms were full) which was on the 3rd floor of the... More 

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Aussie in Singaore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

My Partner and i recently spent a week at the Rasa Ria KK. Our first impression as we drove into the lobby was fantastic, what a greeting! Initially we were booked into the Garden Wing but on the 3rd day we upgraded to the Ocean Wing and wished we had done it from the start! the new suites are fantastic,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

The staff at this hotel make the whole experience feel like paradise from the moment you walk in to sadly leaving the resort!! Nothing is too much trouble and you are constantly greeted with smiles and the resort expression- You're Welcome. My boyfriend and I stayed in the Premier Ocean Wing and felt the extra money was more than worth... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012 via mobile

At the end of our holiday through Sabah we booked three nights here. Absolutely gorgeous with as man options as you can think of for activities...of course our favourite was sitting on deck chairs and adding and letting the beautiful weather wash over us. Another amazing aspect is the wildlife - seeing baby orang-utans on site was great. You do... More 

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