My family have just had a lovely stay at Langkah Syabas beach resort. Run by an Australian guy and his Malay wife.
Located by the beach, just south of KK, this resort has two swimming pools.
We were upgraded so had a sea facing villa with a fan covered outdoor seating area and sun loungers.
The room had everything you required... tea and coffee facilities, a fridge, tv, hot shower. Queen and single beds were handy as we have young children.
Breakfast was great. Coffee machine for fresh strong coffee. Sausages! Hot food. Juices, fruit s, toast... The usual. Sausages were spot on!
We ate dinner every night at the resort which was a bit pricey for Sabah. Expected on resorts. Children's meals were reasonable. Have to say, the food was very good. An alternative is D'Soka which is just a five min walk down the main road. They serve excellent local food. Couldn't get enough of the coconut shakes!
Pool was well maintained and looked after, same with the grounds. Saw the pool guy twice in our four day stay.
Staff were really good too throughout our stay. We chose not to have our room cleaned on the second day but then didn't get it done on the third day when we put the sign out. Not a big deal, waters and fresh towels got delivered to our room.
All in all a great stay. Would recommend for a few days but there is not much around the hotel so wouldn't personally recommend stays longer than a week. Although we met some who come back year on year for over a week.
Would come back for a stay. Only 15 mins from KK airport (RM15 in a grab).
Had a nice detached chalet to ourselves, away from the pool. Had put in a request for a quiet room and this is one of the rare properties that actually bother to read and try to allocate rooms as per customers request. The chalet was dated and old though, albeit clean.
Staff very friendly. A nice getaway from the city. Had a nice stay.
Spent 4 days with here with my wife enjoying peace and quiet! We were very sad to leave.
The hotel is well kept and the grounds very clean with 2 pools as well as beach access.
The rooms come with everything needed for vacation and I can’t recommend enough the sea view suite for those who just wanna lay in the sun and chill.
The restaurant is serviceable with a decent selection of dishes (try the Randan beef) and a surprisingly solid wine list for the area.
The shining difference was in the staff: Suraya & co we’re amazing through our whole stay and helpful on what to see/do.
Would come back in a heartbeat!
Note: the beach front will suffer from the occasional plastic déchets but that’s the reality of the island coast
I booked this hotel for 10 nights. Away from the city of KK. I can't praise the staff and the chef enough. The staff were all friendly, helpful, polite and just wonderful. The menu is quite limited but a variety of food is offered, The entrance doesn't look like much, but the rooms are clean and looked after.
As you will have read from other reviewers the beach is very upsetting, the amount of plastic that is washed up is unreal. The area in front of the resort is kept clean. You cannot swim in the sea because of the jellyfish but I had a few small swims anyway. But there are 2 pools in the resort so who needs to swim in the sea. The pools are cleaned every hour. And I really mean cleaned every hour.
The resort is not near any shops but you can take a GRAB (Uber) to the Palms Mall for 5 MR were there are shops and restaurants.
The absolute fantastic part of the day was the sunsets which were straight in front of the resort.
Definitely for couples and family's
We arrived here after a disappointing stay at another resort, so we’re hoping for a different experience. We were not disappointed and stayed here for nearly two weeks.
Reception: Polite happy and very helpful.
Staff: Always greeted with a smile and “your welcome” was customary.
Restaurant: Crisp white linens and crockery. Plenty of fans, cold water on tap, great music, sofas to relax, news papers and magazines, nice bar.very good library.
Food: Excellent..plenty to chose from including, western, Australian, and Malay (deserts were very good too) Beer 14rm a glass.
Rooms: We got a delux ocean view room which was situated pool side. Comfortable loungers with towels provided. Large terrace with table and chairs.
Interior Room was large, comfortable beds, lemon grass soap, toothbrushes etc. White towels changed every other day or more when requested. Large fridge, big closet and plenty of drawer space. Beautiful wooden floors and room safe.
Grounds: Well maintained, small golf putting lawns, many birds butterflies and fauna.
Overall, we would definitely recommend this place for everyone.
They make their own cheese here, it’s delicious.
*If I was to have a small quibble, perhaps shower cubicle could be power steamed and glass shelving secured to be made a little more robust.
Please be aware the beaches here in Borneo all seem to have a trash/debris problem, the hotel endeavours to clean every day, which really does help. They also have signs asking everyone to dispose of their rubbish sustainably. 👍🏻