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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

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A paradise for the senses surrounded by natural beautyA gentle breeze caresses your face as you wake to the sound of waves lapping the beach. The balcony opens up to an inspiring vista of sparkling coral islands and swaying of palm trees. Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, bordered by crystal clear waters and lush vegetation Sophistication surrounds you in a lavishly decorated suite inspired by Borneo’s rich cultural heritage. Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu, is a perfect tropical getaway, a luxurious tranquil retreat just a short drive from the city.Yet, excitement beckons as you set out to discover all Kota Kinabalu’s delights. Making your way to Kinabalu National Park, you are thrust into a jungle paradise of natural wonders, rugged landscapes and scenic beauty. From the Rafflesia, the largest flower in the world, to the famous Orangutans in their natural habitat, it only gets more breathtaking every step of the way.The afternoon is spent exploring the picturesque town of Kota Belud. As Sabah’s largest and most popular open market, you find gems of all sorts, ranging from handmade handicrafts to mouth-watering local delights like natural honey.Back at the resort, you look forward to a sunset cruise, which departs from STAR Marina, to catch Borneo's famous sunset. Not long after, you wind down at Coco-Joe’s Bar & Grill. Lounging atop one of the beach-dining platforms, over cocktails and a delectable seafood tower, you continue to enjoy the sound of overlapping waves on the shores of Sunset Beach. A pampering session at CHI, The Spa rounds off the day. With treatments based on traditional Asian healing philosophies, you lose yourself in an enchanted and indulgent journey, all on the resort’s private spa island.For every experience here, you are surrounded by natural beauty. And it all begins at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
Adult pool
Airport Transportation
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Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Hot Tub
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Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
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Reviewed 2 days ago

had a good experience at the hotel. but becareful- i settled my bill upon checkout- got my receipts and an invoice showing that i have a "zero" balance. they now have charged twice- two weeks after leaving the resort. no communication from them as to...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank JoosabSuleman
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

From the minute we were collected from the airport to the moment we were dropped back it’s was 1st class! The stunning location is breathtaking! The hotel staff can not do enough for you, every aspect of your stay is looked after! If you want...More

Date of stay: December 2017
6  Thank dmodernmarcopolo
Response from ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & SpaResponded July 22, 2018

Dear dmodernmarcopolo, Wow! You've made our day, I simply cannot wait to show my colleagues this review. This will put a huge smile on everyone's face tomorrow. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you so much for this amazing review of the resort. We'd...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent a week at this hotel and enjoyed our time there. The best thing here is the staff. They are very friendly and will bend over backwards for you. The restaurants have good food but are pricey and don't really incentivize you to stay...More

Date of stay: October 2018
2  Thank agrugger
Reviewed 1 week ago

We holidayed in the resort years ago and the resort was so much better. Now the place looks more like a tourists hotel rather than a 5 star resort. The staff are friendly, rooms are reasonable and facilities are ok. Not sure if we would...More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank sydneysmmiller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very nice stay. We are a family of six. Four children aged between five and 15. We had two interconnecting rooms which overlooked the pool area. Rooms overlooking the pool area 113 to 119 I think are good as they make it...More

Date of stay: January 2019
2  Thank Hais90
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mjmrf29
December 27, 2018|
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Response from elenibuxton | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and you can get as many as you need, I recommend getting 2 for 1 bed :)
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PRFlor
November 22, 2018|
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Response from 521Karen | Reviewed this property |
The rooms are huge, with two double beds.... I would think you could easily fit four
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November 22, 2018|
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Response from Rowie47 | Reviewed this property |
We stay in the Tanjung Wing and there is an extra bed incorporated in the room (fold down from the wall), you would need to ask if they can provide and extra one. We have also stayed in the Executive Suite which also has the... More
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"Club rooms were reasonably priced."
brandlyn
1 week ago
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"Get a room near the pool if you have kids as you will be there a lot and the hotel is quite extensive"
SimonH82
1 week ago
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"Club Rooms are the best and the mountain views are very restful."
JaneEastYorkshire
Nov 30, 2018
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"Ask for a sea facing room!"
MilanDiwan
Nov 8, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$194 - $525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
MalaysiaSabahWest Coast DivisionKota Kinabalu DistrictKota Kinabalu
NUMBER OF ROOMS
492
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