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S'kan Styles Hotel

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Strategically situated at the Sandakan Harbour Square, a prominent leisure and commercial hub in Sabah, S’kan Styles Hotel is a trendy, colorful-designed hotel standard facilities to accommodate both international and domestic travelers. This part of the beautiful Borneo Island has so much to offer to all travelers with its tropical paradise and renowned ecotourism adventures. S’kan Styles Hotel has 133 well-appointed rooms and suites with vibrant colors and design, overlooking either the waterfront or bustling Sandakan town. Each room offers the ultimate sleep with bedding, minibar, LCD flat screen TV, tea-coffee maker and free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the hotel. Private bathrooms are fitted with a rain shower. Near the hotel, guests will find an eclectic mix of unique shops and chic sidewalk cafes. To mingle with the locals, head to the central market where local produce and fresh-from-the-sea seafood can be found. The hotel is located only a 30-minute drive from the Sandakan Airport. Guests can also explore wide range of famous ecotourism destinations nearby, such as Sepilok Orang Utan conservation, Kinabatangan river cruise, Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, and many more. TREATS Restaurant & rooftop, overlooking a beautiful ocean view where perfect spots for both business and leisure travelers to relax and experience the various food and beverage options available throughout the day.
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Non-smoking hotel
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Stayed here for 2 nights as a base for visiting Orang Utan sanctuary at Sepilok and the memorial for the Sandakan Death March Memorial. Very handy for both. Sandakan itself, is a bit of a dump but there were some nice places to eat if you looked hard enough. This hotel is
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Response from Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at S'kan Styles Hotel
Responded Nov 21, 2018
Dear Mikehoare, Thanks for your comments during your stayed. We are glad to hear that Sandakan gave you such great memory and experienced nature of wildlife, also food hunting. Happy to hear that you were satisfied with our hotel room facilities, and still, the sea view is our main selling point. However, the hotel is running above 7 years, and the management is trying the best to implement minor touch up or maintenance project to improve the condition. As for the security and staff who serve you unpleasant way, the management had investigated and action was taken accordingly. We wish to welcome your next return again soon. Good day! Best regards, The management
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Stayed here for four nights on a Solo trip checking out Borneo. I had a room facing the ocean/harbour which was good for a view. For the price I paid the room was excellent and would have paid possibly 3 times the price with a view in other countries. Breakfast was great with
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Response from Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at S'kan Styles Hotel
Responded Oct 21, 2018
Dear Rockmelon1, Sincerely thanks for the great compliment during your stayed at S'kan Styles Hotel. We are still in the midst to improving the quality of service to offer to all valued guest daily. Your messages will definitely motivate the staffs to put more efforts for extra miles. We hope to see you again and visit us soon! Best Regards, The management
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Stayed here as part of a tour. Hotel is in a great location with shopping mall opposite, and sea views. Clean room but very ibis- very efficient use of space. Given fresh fruit in your room which is a nice touch. Breakfast was very disappointing- not much choice and limited
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Response from Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at S'kan Styles Hotel
Responded Oct 4, 2018
Dear Anna H, Thank you for the comment. No doubt the Hotel strategically located at town centre whereas easy to access places like shopping mall, cinema, central market, local eatery and etc. And Hotel's room facing stunning sea view always the best choice of our valued guest. Meanwhile, please accept our apologies that you had bad experience during having breakfast. We definitely will look into this matter seriously as guest always our priority to make them feel like home. We hope the nice view of rooftop garden breakfast may brighten up your day. Thank you and wish to see you again soon! Best Regards, The Management
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Sandakan town is run-down but this is Borneo. The hotel is probably a bit better than its surroundings. Great location, we had a sea view on 3rd floor. There was some music from cafes outside on the quayside but this didn't bother us.I Room was clean but small with limited
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Response from Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at S'kan Styles Hotel
Responded Sep 3, 2018
Dear fgbUK, Sincere thanks for your good comment during your stayed with us, and glad to hear that you were having great experience at Sandakan, the wildlife of Borneo. Basically, Sandakan is not a harsh or busy place, but full of nature and peace when you getting around. Our Hotel strategically located in the city centered, and right facing the ocean. Welcome back to Sandakan for your next tour and explore more, especially spend time with sea turtle is a must! We hope to see you again soon! Best Regards, The management
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I would rate this as budget level hotel. Not sure if it's because of my bad day that makes me feel that way as my flight was canceled & we were offered to stay here. But the cleanliness of the bathroom definitely needs some improvement.
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Response from Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at S'kan Styles Hotel
Responded Aug 26, 2018
Dear Sarung K, Thank you for the review. Apology if we failed to bright up your day after an exhausted experience went through. However, we wish the next time you return to Sandakan will continue stay at S'kan Styles Hotel, a hotel welcome you like family with smile always! Wish you have a good day ahead. Best Regards, The Management
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where can i park my car if i stay at ibis hotel?is't at the mall?
Dear jacksparrow012, We provide complimentary parking at the mall's parking space next door for all our in-house guests. We strongly advice against parking at the piazza area in front of the hotel as this would result in summons issued by the city council. Warmest regards, Anya Guest Service Executive
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i need the hotel phone number ?
Dear Tay, Kindly contact us at 089 - 240888. Best Regards, ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront
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how far from airport to hotel?
Dear NagaoKunaw, The distance form airport to hotel is about 24KM and estimate to take 30mins with transportation. Best Regards, The management
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"Try the local food for breakfast and ask for a harbour facing room"
"Sea views are good but some might find noisy. Town is certainly nothing to look at and there is always traffic."
"Choose a "sea view" room to avoid the noise from the night markets"
"Ocean view room is definately worth the small extra charge."
"it's the same every level"
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PRICE RANGE
$29 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
swiss-inn waterfront sandakan hotel sandakanswiss hotel waterfront sandakan
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Ibis Styles Sandakan Waterfront Sabah
LOCATION
MalaysiaSabahSandakan DivisionSandakan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
133
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