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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Wolverhampton
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 2 weeks in May 2017.This was our 6th stay.We had a fabulous time.It is heaven on earth.The renovated Cafe Tatu is marvellous,well thought out with a wide selection of foods on offer.I especially liked the extended outside area with roll up blinds. There is still work being done on the Tanjung wing but this didnt impact on...

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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for a few nights and enjoyed the great views and sunsets from the resort. The room we had had a great sea view, it was a fair walk to get from it to the pool, restaurant and reception. The room was excellent without fault. The pool area is extensive although the adult only area quite small. There...

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Thank Roger E
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have to admit I'm a bit fussy and a few bad reviews made me nervous about staying here. I'm here now, mid way through my holiday, and can't understand what the bad reviewers expected or experienced. Loved the floatable bean bags on the beach. Pools great. Views spectacular and so relaxing. Morning yoga blissful! So much to do I...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed here from the 4th of may until the 18th. What a lovely hotel this is, from the moment we arrived until the day we left we were treated like royalty, nothing seemed to much trouble for the staff. The amenities are first class with a great range of things for adults and children with an...

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Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Shangri-La Tanjung Aru resort for a total of 5 days in May and had a really enjoyable stay. The hotel is only 15 minutes away from the airport. As we arrived late in the evening and were unsure how easy it would be to get to the hotel we had organised a transfer through the resort...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear RN081, Wow! Thank you so much for this review of the resort and for your recommendation. I can't wait to share this with my colleagues. I'm so happy to hear that you had spent some time at the islands, it's one of our favourite holiday activities. We can't wait to welcome you back!! Until we meet again, safe travels...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked 4 room at this resort via booking.com. (Booking number: 1051715027). Checked in on 11th April 2017 and checkout on 15th April 2017. Bad:- 1)The check-in process was it self very slow. Took nearly 20 mins to get the room keys. 2) The resort authorized a deposit on the credit card. Upon checkout all charges were paid in cash and...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kalp P, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. I am sorry to hear that the bank has not reversed the charges made on your card when you checked in on 11 April. The pre-authorization transaction taken during your check-in is a required action, according to our hotel policy. However, when you paid in...

Reviewed 1 week ago

wow this place is fantastic couldn't fault one thing. the rooms are very spacious, clean and have all the toiletrettes etc you need (even washing powder). House keeping is twice a day with a bed turn down and clean towels in the evening. The staff are all lovely and very helpful. The grounds are lovely lots to do for people...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear SteveandPenny H, Thank you so much for this amazing review of the resort! We are ever so grateful. We're delighted to hear that you had enjoyed the resort so much: from the complimentary ice lollies to the Big Bowl Laksa! We all look forward to welcoming you back soon. Safe travels always! Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications...

Tehran, Iran
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This 5 star hotel is a excellent one in Sabah, the enviroment and green area of this hotel is magical, staying at this hotel is like a dream , this suggested to couples and for honeymoon. There is a sunset bar that is wonderful, its beautiness at sunset can't be explained. The ckeanness and food is excellent. and finally here...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sona M, Thank you so much for these kind words! We're humbled and proud - all at once. We truly appreciate the time you had taken to write this review and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Until we meet again, safe travels always. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota...

Sydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a resort hotel and so different from most of the Shangri-La hotels that I have been to. Stayed in a Club room in Kinabalu wing - it was nice but I felt it was a bit dated. Staff were very good overall including keeping some of the kids in the Club floor in order. Nice views out to...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear SydneyJohn64, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa while you were in Kota Kinabalu recently. I am disappointed to hear that we did not exceed your expectations when you were here recently. It is our fondest wish to leave guests with lasting good impressions of...

Dorset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed in a Shangri-la twice before in two other locations and have had a great experience both times. This hotel has a lovely location with great views over looking the sea and other islands. This not a place to stay if you want a relaxing hotel with a great beach. The rooms are very clean and well equipped/...

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ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear martine w, We would like to thank you for taking the time to write this review of your holiday. I am very sorry to hear that you were disturbed by the behaviour of some guests here. We would love to help you make your stay more memorable, if you come and see our Duty Manager at any time of...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

Address: 20 Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $271 - $565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 495
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Also Known As:
Shangri-La`s Tanjung Aru Resort And Spa
Shangri-La`s Tanjung Aru Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Shangri Las Tanjung Aru Resort
Shangri Las Tanjung Aru Hotel
Shangri La Kota Kinabalu
Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#2 Business Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#2 Spa Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#3 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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JLionstone, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“club rooms in kinabalu wing, over looking the sea, come with free food and drinks and any alcohol you want from 4.30 pm till 8.30 pm”
cjbray13, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“I didn't see a mountain view room but the sea views were stunning.”
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“Choose a sea-facing balcony room and orientate towards westerly direction - the sunsets were invariably spectacular”
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“Take advantage of the Club lounge facilities for a quiet evening after a busy day sightseeing.”
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