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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$227*
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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2013

We recently spent 11 nights at Tanjung Aru resort, Shangri-la's delightful resort in Kota Kinabalu. The breakfast lived up to what was expected at a Shangri-la resort, although the breakfast restaurant was a little crowded at times, owing to it being school holidays in Malaysia. Some tables were too close together. The food varieties catered for all tastes and cultures....

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2013

We have just enjoyed a memorable ten days stay at Tanjung Aru .Our room was delightful , the veiw outstanding and the food divine. We found the staff friendly, courteous and helpful The pool was impressive and we treasured our early morning swim .Eating inside at breakfast was a little noisy but the food made up for that.We thought the...

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Shangrila_TAH, General Manager at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Terry and Jenny, thank you for the favorable feedback. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future! Sincerely, Craig Powell General Manager

Portishead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2013

This was our first trip to Borneo and had a fantastic time staying 12 nights at the Shagri-la. The service was trully outstanding and the staff were always willing and smiling. The sunset bar has views to die for as the colours in the sky changed minute by minute. Make sure you get there during happy hour as the drinks...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Dont use the photos as an indication of this hotel. Arrived today and terrible place, with rough facilities and a dirty beach front. Not worth the $3000 plus USD we are paying. No ATM machine, GYM and SPA are price heavy.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Hotel and facilities were excellent. Staff were all superb. Hotel is situated on beach but there is also a fantastic pool. Roooms are spacious, clean and provide every little convenience you could want. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Environment, pool and recreational activities were fantastic. Most of the staff were friendly. There were issues on check in, room furniture set up and attitude of one of staff but the management addressed to the problem promptly after they were raised. Overall, this resort is good but over-priced and I probably won't return.

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Shangrila_TAH, General Manager at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear SC006, thank you for your valuable feedback on our products and services. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience endured and we hope you will allow us the opportunity to serve you better again in the near future. Sincerely, Craig Powell General Manager

Inverness
Reviewed 27 September 2013

I stayed here for a week with my family and we had a wonderful time. The location is superb and the food exceptional. The pool was closed for repair but we were told that well in advance and in theend it did not matter because there was always plenty to see and do. The river trip to see the wildlife...

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Shangrila_TAH, General Manager at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Highlander24, thank you for staying with us. I’m pleased to hear that you and your family had a good time. Thank you again for your encouraging comments and we hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Craig Powell General Manager

Putrajaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 25 September 2013

The breakfast buffer was poor quality, Do be fooled by upgrading the room to the Kinabalu , So you can use the lounge, not worth it Otherwise ok The room had good amenities The pool was good, It was fun playing mini golf with family

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Shangrila_TAH, General Manager at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Rupy, thank you for your feedback. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our resort's facilities and have taken note of your comments regarding the quality of our breakfast buffet. I have shared your feedback with the team and hope to see you again in the near future. Sincerely, Craig Powell General Manager

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 25 September 2013

I had my wedding at this hotel last Saturday. Darlene from the wedding planning section is always helpful so is Rosley the operation manager, who was in charge of the rundown on my big day. I had a memorable and carefree night with my families and friends. Due to typhoon in HK, as a result of cancelled flights many guests...

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Dear June, thank you for choosing to celebrate your special day with us. Your glowing feedback has been very encouraging and we look forward to welcoming you back for another memorable experience! Sincerely, Craig Powell General Manager

Hong Kong
Reviewed 24 September 2013

10 out of 10 for every aspect of this resort. We could not fault anything at all. Hoping that all the other hotels in the group are equally as good. Will definitely recommend this as the perfect location.

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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
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  • 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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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 - RM1,790 (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 Romantic Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#2 Spa Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#2 Business Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
#3 Family Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
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