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Ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront Sabah

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   HS 12 Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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Ranked #9 of 29 hotels in Sandakan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a typical modern hotel type with rooms of a reasonable size for two people. We had a back room overlooking the rear of the restaurant, but it was for one night only and the room was clean, tidy and dequately stocked with toiletries and tea/coffee. Breakfast is served in the hotel restaurant next door and is of... More

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Riganda_Tagotorop, General Manager at Ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront Sabah, responded to this review

Dear Mr Mark P, We are happy that you & your family had a wonderful stay with us, we will pass your compliment to teh Hotel team. Regarding the wifi, we are very sorry and looking into it to resolve the issue. Thank you again and looking forward to welcome you back to our Hotel in the near future. Best... More

Sibu, Malaysia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel located right in the city centre. We stayed 2 nights at 1st floor, with ocean view blocked by palm tree and smelly carpet along the walkway/corridor. Though the hotel was re-branded under Ibis Style, somehow the toiletries label remains "Hotel Sandakan Waterfront". No slippers provided, toilet smells bad, and looks rather old. Breakfast is simple, liked the fried rice.... More

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Riganda, General Manager at Ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront Sabah, responded to this review

Hi Ms. Mee Hung, Warmest greetings from ibis Styles Hotel, the nature city of Sandakan. First of all, sincere apology on your disappointment stay with us. However, your comment is highly important for us to improve our service. For your information, slipplers is upon request at Ibis Styles Hotel worldwide. Indeed, level 1 is not yet refurbish during your stay.... More

Kuala Lumpur
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Ibis Styles Sandakan rooms are smallish, lower floor rooms can be noisy and there is no parking. However, the staff are helpful and the waterfront location is great. Breakfast is simple and the rate competitive. All in all, basic, clean and a decent hotel to stay a night or two.

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Riganda, Manajer at Ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront Sabah, responded to this review

Dear TCK K Warmest greeting from Sandakan, the Nature City of Sabah Thank you very much for your time to share your experience during your stay with us. we are glad that you finds our hotel staff and our location was pleased you. For your information, we do have other category of room such as family room and suite rooms... More

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Just having a tea break couple of days before, really have a pleasant afternoon. Love the latte, love the attentive young active guys called zamrin. Will be back to this restaurant again one day. highly recommended.

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Riganda, Manajer at Ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront Sabah, responded to this review

Dear IntanNuratyrah, Thank you very much for staying with us and glad to know that you enjoy our newly renovated sTREATs restaurant and your compliment to one of our staff, Jamri. We have informed him of your compliment that he pleased it. Our sTREATs Restaurant serving up local favorites alongside Asian and international cuisines in a vibrant and friendly atmosphere... More

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We only stayed here for 1 night and was pleasantly surprised that travel agencies and massage shops are just next door to the hotel. So it was convenient for us to book tours to the wildlife centres outside of Sandakan as soon as we have checked into the hotel. Later on at night, we went for a foot massage 2... More

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Riganda, Manajer at Ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront Sabah, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen, Greeting from Sandakan, the Nature City We are pleased to hear your comment and hope to welcome you back soon to our hotel to experience our new room, new lobby and restaurant. Indeed we have rebranded now as Ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront as of june 2014. Thank you Best Regards Riganda TOGATOROP More

Adelaide, Australia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
32 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Stayed one (1) night in may, booked on Agoda , arrived to find the hotel undergoing major renovations. That was not a problem the staff were fantastic. We were given a newly renovated suite overlooking the water. The fit out is of very high quality and taste. The rooms are clean and extremely comfortable. The Resturant especially the breakfast was... More

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Riganda, Manajer at Ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront Sabah, responded to this review

Dear Coroona, I am really pleased to hear your comments of our hotel.Definitely i will pass this very good comment to our team as our encouragement to keep doing pleasing all of our guests. Please be informed that the hotel has now rebranded as Ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront. Hoping to welcome you back and experience a new look of our... More

Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

My partner and I stayed here in late April/early May 2014, two nights with a few nights away in between as we went to the Kinabatangan River. The first night we stayed here we got one of the older rooms, with a waterfront view. The room was quite old and tired, which is understandable given that they're in the process... More

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Riganda, Manajer at Ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront Sabah, responded to this review

Dear Barbarella83, Thank you very much for your time to share your comment during your stay with us. I understood your disapointment of our service and situation that has happened. Indeed we were at that time having the problem with the plumbing. We were very sorry of this situation and they way we handled it that was not meet to... More

Long Beach, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This hotel has a good location. Unfortunately there was a convention in town and we had a room facing the back street. If you can, ask for one facing the water. Good service. Room a bit small but in good condition and clean! You can walk around and see a lot of the town. We walked to the Fish Market,... More

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Indian Wells
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

A lucky Find right on the waterfront with lots of eateries. After leaving another hotel due to mold odor we checked out several hotels in the area and found this one to be the best value with a fabulous view of ocean with wall to ceiling window and excellent service. The ownership must be very new as they were doing... More

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Address: HS 12 Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront Sabah 3*
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Also Known As:
Swiss-Inn Waterfront Sandakan Hotel Sandakan
Swiss Hotel Waterfront Sandakan
Ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront Sabah Malaysia

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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