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The Elopura Hotel

HS 12 Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan 90000 Malaysia
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#7 of 40 hotels in Sandakan
The Elopura Hotel located on the East Coast of Sabah which also known as “Land below the Wind”. Elopura name itself was the first name of Sandakan when it was found by William B Pryer back in 1879. British North Borneo Company named Elopura because of the meaning “Beautiful Town”. Our location come with a glorious view of Sulu Sea alongside the bay. The Elopura Hotel, offers a sublime slice of modern concept with locality ambience and a simplicity touch of historical elements. Making your first step inside hotel’s lobby, you will feast your eyes with a legendary film maker gigantic pictures along the legendary musician. With 111 rooms stand on strategic location, connectivity to various areas will ease your convenience. Our guest can discover locality culture in a step away from the door and comfort of every rooms.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Coffee shop
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Paid public parking nearby
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Wake-up service / alarm clock
On-demand films
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Bay View
Languages Spoken
English, Malay
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Mary G wrote a review Mar 2020
Leicester, United Kingdom8 contributions
The hotel is situated in the centre of the town opposite the new shopping mall and right on the seafront. The room was clean, but basic with breakfast served in the next door building. The staff were helpful.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Sandakan Styles Hotel, Guest Services / Front Office at The Elopura Hotel
Responded 28 Jun 2020
Dear MaryG107, Sincerely thanks for the great compliment during your stayed at S'kan Styles Hotel. We are still in the midst to improve the quality of service to offer to all valued guest daily. Your messages will definitely motivate the staffs to put more efforts for extra miles. We hope to see you again and visit us soon! Best Regards, The management
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Sub C wrote a review Jan 2020
1419 contributions100 helpful votes
THis hotel surprised me as a good nice hotel but at econ price . It is a no nonsense hotel in the water front heart of Sandakan , its next to the Sheraton Hotel and opposite to the famous shopping mall , and 2 minutes to the seafood market and many restaurants near by . There are many local eateries and grocery stores nearby . The room is colorful and clean and every little thing things work in the room . The breakfast area is nice with full sea view and the food is generous and free . I will definitely stay here next time I go to Sandarkan
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Date of stay: January 2020
Room Tip: a room with sea view higher up
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3 Helpful votes
Response from Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at The Elopura Hotel
Responded 18 Feb 2020
Dear Sub C, Thank you for your valuable feedback! We are delighted to hear that you had a great time staying with us. Rest assured that your wonderful comments have been shared among our team as an avenue for further improvements, as well as to encourage ourselves to always do our best in order to deliver the best possible service. I look forward to welcoming you back to S'kan Styles Hotel and the wonderful nature city of Sandakan town in the near future. Warmest regards, The Management
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SavageE wrote a review Jan 2020
Montreal, Canada67 contributions40 helpful votes
Very comfortable hotel (if not a 5 stars) for the price paid (25 USD) for. King with ocean view including breakfast (that’s where this place lost some points for me). Clean,comfy bed and pretty large room with modern bathroom that had plenty of hot water and pressure. Very calm with a view of the bay with its many ships in the distance. Perfectly situated next to a big mall with supermarket, laundromat and a variety of relatively affordable Asian style restaurants with alcohol service on the seafront . The included breakfast was served in a bland cafeteria style restaurant next door from the hotel. Mostly Asian style food offered served rather cold by uninterested staff. Sad really since the staff at the hotel is great and helpful. Was perfect for the 2 days we spent in Sandakan to explore the area. Very good choice for our needs. Close to minibus station to get to Sepilok. Note than the worn-out carpets in the corridors are not an indication of the cleanliness of the rooms.
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Date of stay: December 2019
Response from Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at The Elopura Hotel
Responded 18 Feb 2020
Dear SavageE, Thank you for staying with us, and appreciate you taking time to share your feedback on the hotel. It always our deep honour to have your strong support to the Hotel at all time. We are very glad to know that the products, services and facilities provided were up to your expectations, and most importantly that you happy staying with us. It feels great that our team member gave you such a good impression in your overall experience. We are delighted to hear it and this is the greatest reward for the entire team. We will share your kind words with the entire team and it will be a great motivation to them continuously deliver an outstanding service to everyone. The hotel's whereas strategically located at the city centered definitely bring convenience to all our guests, especially it is less than one minutes to the mall and local central market within walking distance. The management already started the cleaning carpet project so the corridors will looks nicely and clean in the future time. We wish to see you again soon and Sandakan always welcome you! Best Regards, The Management
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auroraab9275 wrote a review Nov 2019
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia4 contributions
There was a bit of problem at first but it was settled on the spot. We booked our rooms in the middle of September but Booking.com cancelled it and both sides weren't informed about that. When we reached here, the staffs greeted us and explained the situation. So, we paid for another room (facing city view) & we truly enjoyed our stay here. The noise from the outside was not that loud, compared to the rooms that facing the sea view (source: hearing from other people's comment) due to some people hanging out down there at late night. As for our rooms: comfy beds, good & sufficient amenities, less noise. Regarding the breakfast, it was a contented and free meal but have time limit. Do ask questions if you're not familiar around the area because they're very helpful. Might come here again if planning to come to Sandakan in future.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at The Elopura Hotel
Responded 18 Feb 2020
Dear Auroraab9275, Sincerely thanks for the great compliment during your stayed at S'kan Styles Hotel. We are still in the midst to improve the quality of service to offer to all valued guest daily. Your messages will definitely motivate the staffs to put more efforts for extra miles. We hope to see you again and visit us soon! Best Regards, The management
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Gabriela wrote a review Sep 2019
Warsaw, Poland25 contributions
On the photos hotel looks really good, before it belonged to Accor so expected much more to what I actually seen. There is no terrace available, but still advertised as there is and photos are provided. Very dirty, carpet have stains all over, it definitely needs refurbishment and proper scrub/clean. Bathroom was dirty I even asked at reception to clean it again, nothing has been done apart from bringing new paper roll. Staff is slow and without any life. They just there and that’s it, like for punishment. I gave 2stars for breakfast as it had some choice like cereals, eggs, fruit, cakes and local food. Also guy at reception who checked us in was friendly and smiley to compare to other very miserable faces. I really can’t believe this hotel has such good reviews.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from Betsy_LL, Front Office Manager at The Elopura Hotel
Responded 18 Feb 2020
Dear Gabriela, Thank you very much for your time to share your comment. I understood your disappointment of our facilities and situation that has happened. The management is trying the best to implement minor touch up or maintenance project to improve the condition. We will use your comments as part of stepping forward to get improvements, and hope you will give us another opportunity to show you the quality stay you deserve should you return to our area in the future. Again, with ours sincere apologize on your bad experience. We may keep enhancing all staffs standard software skill such as standard of the cleaning process and the efficiency of problem solving. Last but not least, we hope that you willing to give another chances to witness ours improvement upon your next day
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US$26 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Elopura Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Elopura Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Agnes Newton Keith Home (0.6 km), The Parish of St Michael and All Angels (0.7 km), and Sandakan Heritage Trail (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Elopura Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Elopura Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Elopura Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Elopura Hotel?
Yes, free parking and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Elopura Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Balin Roof Garden Bar & Bistro, English Tea House & Restaurant, and My Harbour Restaurant.
Is The Elopura Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Sandakan.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Elopura Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Elopura Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Elopura Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Malay.
Are there any historical sites close to The Elopura Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Agnes Newton Keith Home (0.6 km).