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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kind people.. beutiful sight.. every thing perfect for my family trip..but food..well not so special..so we go out for dinner..too much oriental hub..pool ia very good..but there is nnot inner pool...

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

Dear sitycoon, Thank you for sharing your review of the resort with us. We truly appreciate your compliments and your feedback. It will be wonderful to welcome you all back again soon. Until we meet again, safe travels always. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu

kua
Reviewed 1 week ago

great hospitality, n facilities which reflects the price! kids njoyed the pool! the staff were polite n attentive. we njoyed the club lounge access to light teas n cakes. although far from coty centre , u can simply spend ur whole day njoying n chilling at the resort

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

Dear ija91, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa during your last visit to Kota Kinabalu. We are most grateful for the time you had taken to write this lovely review of the resort. It's simply wonderful to hear that you and your family had enjoyed your stay here. We can't wait...

yorks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never had such wonderful staff, the food ambassadors were a perfect touch, Roman the entertainer, was uch a funny man, he kept you entertained each morning. This is the only hotel I cried as I didn't want to leave, and we have been all over the world. Please try it you will not be disappointed.

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

Dear YorksFish, Thank you so much for this amazing review of the resort. It was our pleasure serving you and we'd LOVE to welcome you back again soon. I'll be sure to let Rohan know of your mention. He'll be delighted! Until we meet again, safe travels always. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort &...

Rhenen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here at Shangri La with our organization PADI to fulfill my CDTC graduation where i was for invited. The impression and experience was excellent. It was for more then 35 years PADI goes here at one of the two courses a year, so Shangri La must be exceptional good and it was. Thank you Shangri La for you're...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a really top quality hotel right by the sea. facilities were excellent as was the food. the hotel is a bit out of the town so you are a captive audience, but everything is to hand. rooms were very clean and the staff very friendly. not sure if I would stay more than a couple of nights as I would...

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

Dear rickfug, Thank you so much for giving us full rating! If you come back next time, do look us up. We'd love to show you our favourite activities around the resort: from an indulgent 2-hour spa session to snorkeling at nearby islands, jet-skiing to tennis... Until we meet again, safe travels always. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be aware that this hotel gives priority to corporate guests. The main pool and deck and lounge area were closed off on several occasions to accommodate a large group of PADI divers. I would not have stayed here had I known that prior to booking.

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

Dear donef777, Thank you for choosing to stay at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa while you were in Kota Kinabalu recently. I am sorry to hear that the partial pool closure had been a disappointment to you. We had closed a section of the adult pool not only to facilitate the group's training course but also to ensure that...

Anshan City, Liaoning, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful resort hotel located within very easy reach of Kota Kinabalu airport and the town centre. The only downside is that there is not much immediately outside the hotel grounds, such as shops, limiting you to the hotel facilities for everything.

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

Dear Rincewind, Thank you very much for giving us full rating! We truly appreciate your support and friendship. We can't wait to welcome you back to tropical sunshine soon. With kindest regards, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well maintained grand resort with good amenities and a private beach and mini golf course. Staff was courteous with good services. Food was fine. However for Indian travelers, options are limited. And for vegetarians..very very limited. Sipping coffee or beer and watching sun-set is a pleasant experience at the corner beach side cafe.

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

Dear RiturajD, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review of the resort. When you come around next time - whether for business again or for pleasure - please approach our chefs. We will be very happy to cook vegetarian dishes for you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director...

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's not a brand new hotel (although they were running some renovation while I was there in October 2016) so do not expect super fancy facilities. It's an out dated hotel but excellent for families. They have a some water slides and a small water park where all the kids love to spend time. It's kids club is nice and...

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

Dear akiakola, Thank you for choosing to stay at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu. We are so glad to have had you and your family over for a holiday last October. It'll be wonderful to welcome you all back again soon. Until we meet again, safe travels always. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung...

moscow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite at KK. Please mind that we visited earlier Sabah/Borneo villas, Shangri-la's Rasa, Beringgis hotel, Nexus. Each of the above has its own charm, but my heart is with this hotel. Super restaurants, Happy Hours for Club guests, impressive pools equipped with special attractions is one of the few reasons to name it the prime destination point. Yet, Shangri-la's...

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

Dear MoscowSwan, It was an absolute delight to read your review of the resort! We are so happy to hear that you had had such a delighted time here. Thank you for mentioned Lyra Charlene and Jennifer. I'll be sure to share this with them, they will be thrilled! We can't wait to welcome you back again soon. Until we...

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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
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • 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: RM939 - RM1,789 (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 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#2 Business Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#2 Spa Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#3 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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“Horizon Suite”
 of 5 bubbles Dr-R-Fun, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ground floor south side with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles YorksFish, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a Kinabalu Club room with a view of Mount Kinabalu.”
 of 5 bubbles Sandycliff55, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms have water views, but mountain view rooms are still good. Try to get floor 5 and above”
 of 5 bubbles NorthernNov, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“beach resort less than 20 mins away from the airport”
 of 5 bubbles DSISJ, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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