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S'kan Styles Hotel

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I stayed in Sandakan in order to see the Orangutan and chose this hotel based on it's TripAdvisor ratings and good price. The hotel is located in a good spot and is accessible to a few different things in the city. I chose an ocean view room. I had a view of the water, and a room with wifi and... More 

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Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at S'kan Styles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cora C, Thank you for sparing time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. It was certainly our pleasure to have you as our guest and the most delighted to learn that you have thoroughly enjoyed your trip with experiencing of the local culture and wildlife environment. We want to apologize for the wifi issues you... More 

Lichfield, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I want to start by pointing out that this is only the second 1* review I've ever given... This hotel is tired, old, unclean and untidy. It's in a busy but very dirty location, and although it loosely offers sea views, the sea you look out on to is littered with rubbish from the local markets. The restaurant felt unclean,... More 

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Thank Ben L
Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at S'kan Styles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ben L, Thank you for choosing S'kan Styles hotel and taking the time to convey your feedback with us. it's a shame that the bad experience of food quality didn't meet your expectations. However, Our Head Chef is in the midst of review and upgrade the food menu and the consistency of food quality enhancement. Sincere apology that you... More 

Sabah, Malaysia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This hotel is affordable in terms of financially and is the center of the main Sandakan. Easy to walk to harbour mall, market etc. The room is comfortable, air conditioner functioning very well, the food was just okay for me. The shower room was made in glasses, it was funny as I was travelling with my girlfriends, we ended up... More 

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Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at S'kan Styles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vic_peiling, Thank you so much for the positive comment towards our hotel. We are glad that you and your friends enjoyed the hotel facilities provided. Definitely, the unique of the Hotel confront with ocean view always become our guest favorite choice. We hope to welcome you and your friends to come back stay with us again, and enjoy the... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This hotel is right on the waterfront, close to the central market and city centre. It is very much a budget hotel. The room was very small. We only had one small/medium towel each and breakfast was very basic (not even including fruit juice - just cordial!) but for the money, it was a great base for us in Sandakan.... More 

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Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at S'kan Styles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Janpeter6568, Warmest greetings from S'kan Styles Hotel! Sincerely thanks to your comment to us during your stay experience. we had delivered your comment to the concerned department and apology for the inconvenience caused. From this point of view, we hope to make the recovery to you for your next stay with us and rest assured, we will improving on... More 

County Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Basic hotel with good sized rooms - we had a room with a queen bed and it had an annexe for an additional single bed so very spacious. Clean. Good small bathroom. Breakfast is minimal but sufficient. Staff friendly.

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Betsy_LL, Manager at S'kan Styles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Photoop2016, Thank you for the feedback to us during your stay at S'kan Styles Hotel. Our Hotel is always serve every guest to the best as we can provide. We are improving the choices of breakfast to maximize the guest satisfaction. Again, S'kan Styles Hotel looking forward to welcome you stay with us in the near future. Best Regards,... More 

Sieradz
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

That was the best decision made when traveling to Sandakan. I was not sure but I can tell that you can be sure the hotel is very well located (in the very heart of city, at the waterfront, near many cafes, shops, fruit market, restaurants etc.), it's clean (although very humid, but the AC did it's job). The staff in... More 

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Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at S'kan Styles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PaenkaMaLyna, Thank you kindly for sharing your review. we are delighted to hear that you had a pleasant experience and were able to indulge in much of what you had at the nature city of Sabah, Sandakan. We are truly happy that we met your expectations in terms of comfort, food and superlative service. Your feedback give us a... More 

Klang, Malaysia
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Was here for 3 days on business trip. The location was just nice, next to Harbour Square. Lots of eateries nearby but if you want to taste the seafood, goods restaurants are about 10-15 minutes drive. The hotel was opened in 2014 if I'm not mistaken. The room was quite clean, just nice for a business traveler like me. Basic... More 

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Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at S'kan Styles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Faisal_Yunus, Thank you for the positive feedback as our guests satisfaction is our main priority. This will definitely share with the team to maintain their best service. We will seek improvement for the breakfast issue as highlighted and thank you for the suggestion. We looking forward to see you again for the next visit to Sandakan. Thanks, The Management... More 

Czech Republic
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Ibis has secured the prime location in Sandakan. It can not get better than that. All the other 3+ stars hotels require a taxi to get around. Not the Ibis, walking distance to the city land marks, great many restaurants around, a big shopping mall next door. Hotel itself appers very new, was quite, clean and comfortable as any 3... More 

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Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at S'kan Styles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Varel_Fintensky, We are delighted to hear that you had a memorable time staying with us. Rest assured that your wonderful feedback to the hotel facilities provided by has been shared with the team. This brought the positive motivation to the staff provide excellence service continuously. The team and I are looking forward to welcoming you back to Sandakan Styles... More 

Joensuu
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

+ points. Check-in and check-out smooth. Staffs are professional. Location is good. Food is good. There is a MacDonald just next door anyway. -points. This issue is not just this Ibis. I think all the Ibis I had been to, share the same issue, which is the shower room humidity issue. After showering, the room will become extreme humid. When... More 

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Panya_MD, Guest Service Executive at S'kan Styles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nasreddin_Haytham, Thank you for your candid review regarding your stay with us. We are delighted to hear about our team's quality service, and rest assured the positive points will be raised with the rest of our team members for further improvement. Your comments regarding the humidity in the room and along the corridor have resulted in long-term measures implemented... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

First impression, nice. Our room was on the 2nd floor, as soon as we entered the hallway it smelt of dampness, like wet carpet, then our room was like they have had a cigarette party, disgusting. Got upgraded to a waterfront room, was cleaner. Although the window was held in by a piece of wood, with a 10cm gap. Would... More 

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Panya_MD, Guest Service Executive at S'kan Styles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ida F, Please allow me to express my sincerest apologies for the unpleasant experience encountered during your recent stay with us. Trust that we are taking up the various points raised with our team for immediate address. I would be extremely grateful if you would be willing to share further details regarding your stay so that we can address... More 

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about S'kan Styles Hotel

Address: HS 12 Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia (Formerly Ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront Sabah)
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range: $31 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — S'kan Styles Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 133
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Also Known As:
Swiss-Inn Waterfront Sandakan Hotel Sandakan
Swiss Hotel Waterfront Sandakan
S'Kan Styles Hotel Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
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