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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

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London
Reviewed 18 October 2012

I would've loved to rate this hotel a 5 as it is a great hotel. However we were given a room on the same floor as the lounge entertainment which was a live band! This was the second time this had happened at a Shangri-La in a matter of weeks... If there is live entertainment - don't place guests on...

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Bunbury, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2012

Well appointed Hotel, Well located, Great Staff, Well Priced, Great Facilities, Great restaurants. Pool Area excellent. Good Value. Drinks a little on the pricey side but hey eveything good comes at a price. Would we stay there again, Absolutely particularly that MAS are re introducing direct flights from Western Australia

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6Thank PatRepa
Jyllinge, Denmark
Reviewed 14 October 2012

We stayed there for 5 nights after a week in the jungle. It had all the luxury we could ask for after a fantastic tour travelling round, beautiful rooms, nice and calm garden, fantastic sunsets, extraordinary breakfast, superb service.

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2Thank Kabdenmark
Norway
Reviewed 13 October 2012

Arrived Tuesday night, and got a great welcome. No que at check-in, and the lady could smiling tell us that we were lucky - they had a great offer - we could upgrade to only "a little bit extra". It showed that the "little bit extra" was almost same as we already paid -ie it would double price, so we...

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1Thank GroINorway
brighton england
Reviewed 13 October 2012

stayed here for 3 nights recently and had a great time, check in was quick and efficient, was greeted at the entrance with a welcoming drink and cold flannel, very thoughtful, our room was nice overlooking the childrens pool area, was a bit worried it might be noisy but the staff make sure eveyone behaves themselves without being overfussy, all...

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1Thank brighton-england
Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 October 2012

Am here on a company trip and was booked into a club room category. The room is huge with 2 beds ( For 2 grown Men, it was be a slight drag since this is such a nice place :P) Nice beds, wonderful toiletries, a separate shower cubicle and soaking tub, with bath salt provided! The check in was a...

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kent
Reviewed 11 October 2012 via mobile

Stayed here four seven nights half board in club room . firstly club room well worth the upgrade and service excellent. We went to cocos grill and tatu buffet restaurants whilst here, service excellent ,food quality at times could do with improvement. As for the drinks a small draft tiger beer not even half a pint was about £7 and...

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1Thank barnowlKent
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Stayed two nights after our visit to Gaya Island Resort. There is really nothing to fault with at this resort. The service level is generally excellent although you can't help feeling some of the staffs treat foreigners better. Having said that, our experience with the staff has been very pleasant and special mention to Johnny, Duncan and Andy from the...

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3Thank penangowl
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Totally loved every minute at this luxurious resort. Amazing staff, sensational service, brilliant grounds and just felt totally spoilt. The infinity pool is divine and the sunset bar a very special place. Will definitely be back!

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 10 October 2012

We stayed at the hotel for four days and booked a room at the club level. The resort was very nice. Nicely decorated and spacious. We arrived during the cocktail hour. They served good food and a wide array of alcoholic drinks. Our room had a good view of the entire property and the sea. The pool was very large...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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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 

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Address: 20 Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range: $236 - $538 (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 Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Shangri-La`s Tanjung Aru Resort And Spa
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 Luxury Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#1 Spa Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#2 Business Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#3 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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“If you can afford it go for the club package with the sea view.”
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“Choose a room on second floor!”
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“Ask for the Sea or the Mount Kota Kinabalu view, depending on your preference.”
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“Ask for a room on the ground floor as it will go out straight onto the gardens”
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“All rooms have good views as you could have a sea view or mountain view”
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