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Sabah Hotel Sandakan

Km 1 Jalan Utara, Sandakan 90000 Malaysia
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#4 of 39 hotels in Sandakan

Finding an ideal family-friendly hotel in Sandakan does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Sabah Hotel Sandakan, a nice option for travellers like you.

As your “home away from home,” the hotel rooms offer a flat screen TV and air conditioning, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

Guests have access to a concierge and room service while staying at Sabah Hotel Sandakan. In addition, Sabah Hotel Sandakan offers a pool and a lounge, which will help make your Sandakan trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

While staying at Sabah Hotel Sandakan, visitors can check out Kg Pukat Fisherman Village (1.8 mi) and Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple (2.2 mi), some of Sandakan's top attractions.

During your visit, be sure to check out a popular Sandakan French restaurants such as d'Northstar Bistro, which is a short distance from Sabah Hotel Sandakan.

Should time allow, Agnes Newton Keith Home, The Parish of St Michael and All Angels, and St.Mary's Cathedral are some popular attractions that are within walking distance.

Sabah Hotel Sandakan puts the best of Sandakan at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Tennis court
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Outdoor pool
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Elaine G wrote a review Sep 2020
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia14 contributions18 helpful votes
Stayed for a night in room 705. Truly appreciate the complimentary Upgrade to Deluxe King. Room newly renovated with fresh paint, wallpaper and carpets. Room & toilet was very clean. The view of greenery from the room was amazing. If you are looking for a comfortable night stay in Sandakan look no further.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Lunarboogie wrote a review Aug 2020
Canberra, Australia130 contributions91 helpful votes
This place looks nothing like the internet site. It's an aging beauty, well past her prime. But like all grand dames, this old girl has plenty of character. Sure the beds look like they were first choppered in during the Malayan Emergency but they were still comfortable. The lift is a relic but still works and the touches around the place have all been dulled by time. But the saving grace is the great staff. Friendly and helpful. The yum cha at the restaurant was surprisingly nice and the bar made for a relaxing night cap. I didn't get to use the pool but it looked nice and inviting. All up, a good place to rest your weary heels.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
jossler wrote a review Aug 2020
UK107 contributions100 helpful votes
We only stayed one night during a business trip, & the hotel was fine for that. A longer stay would have been a bit strained. The place is tired & dark - the lobby bar area lacks any atmosphere & the coffee/cake lounge was pretty awful. The pool was open but it wasn’t very clean. And there were no loungers around it to make it a relaxing respite after a hot day at work. The room was large and well-appointed. Although it didn’t feel especially clean. I had a huge balcony (with no furniture) which was good for HIT training - as the gym was closed. Really not my cup of tea. But ok for short stops.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Chris B wrote a review Mar 2020
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We arrived at the Sabah Hotel the day the city had locked down for COVID19, including the hotel. The staff honoured the booking for our group and allowed us to stay until our rearranged flights or scheduled flights. We had limits applied, room with meals delivered, no other hotel facilities or services. Thank you to all the staff we had (minimal) contact with, all were very polite and empathetic to our dilemma.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Ting828 wrote a review Mar 2020
Brisbane38 contributions16 helpful votes
After staying at the tea plantation and in the rainforest, it was nice to get back to a modern stay. The room was spacious and relatively clean. Most amenities were included; hairdryer is found outside the bathroom, in a cupboard at the furthest end of the room (insert shrug emoji). The water pressure was absolutely amazing! The bed was comfortable and there is plenty of surfaces and electrical sockets. Wifi can drop in and out but is good when it's working. There's a beautiful pool and a gym but I didn't use it. Meals were pretty good, with good service. Location wise, it's not in the centre of Sandakan but a 20 minute walk should take you there. Overall, I enjoyed my stay here and it was a good place to end our trip. (Disclaimer: this stay was part of a Trip a Deal tour)
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Date of stay: March 2020
US$33 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sabah Hotel Sandakan
Which popular attractions are close to Sabah Hotel Sandakan?
Nearby attractions include Agnes Newton Keith Home (0.7 km), The Parish of St Michael and All Angels (1.0 km), and Sandakan Heritage Trail (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sabah Hotel Sandakan?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Sabah Hotel Sandakan?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Sabah Hotel Sandakan?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sabah Hotel Sandakan?
Conveniently located restaurants include Balin Roof Garden Bar & Bistro, English Tea House & Restaurant, and San Da Gen Kopitiam.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sabah Hotel Sandakan?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sabah Hotel Sandakan?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Sabah Hotel Sandakan offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Sabah Hotel Sandakan?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Agnes Newton Keith Home (0.7 km).
Is Sabah Hotel Sandakan accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.