Overview

Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
Top Resort Hotel

No. 20, Jalan Aru, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
+60 8832 7888

$196+

Overall guest ratings

9.1/10 Excellent
Based on 6,112 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 7.8
  • 7.7
  • 6.4

Good to know

  • Professional service
  • Great view
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Luxurious Hotel

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    About

    Location. Situated on a Kota Kinabalu beach, this 5-star Malaysia luxury resort is a 10-minute drive from Sabah State Museum and a 15-minute drive from Sabah State Mosque. Poring Hot Springs is 30 minutes away.

    Resort Features.

    Looking out over the South China Sea, Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa features views of the islands off Borneo's northern coast. The resort offers 4 restaurants, a private sandy beach with direct access, and 2 swimming pools situated in 25 acres of gardens.

    CHI The Spa provides Asian-influenced treatments in 8 spa villas on Pulau Bayu, the resort's private island. An open yoga pavilion features a deck extending out over the water. A health club and fitness facilities; 9-hole mini golf course; and 4 tennis courts are on site. The staff can arrange activities such as deep-sea fishing, banana boat rides, and scuba diving. Airport transfers are also available (surcharge).

    A Kids Club, playground and wading pool are also available, as well as 11 meeting rooms and wired Internet access (surcharge). A buffet breakfast is available (surcharge).

    Guestrooms. Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa offers 492 guestrooms, all renovated in 2007. With a nod to Borneo's heritage, rooms include rich textures and fabrics; cherry, teak, ebony, and coconut woods; and mother-of-pearl and tobacco artwork. Rooms feature balconies, mountain or sea views, LCD televisions, and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Bathrooms offer separate showers and soaking tubs. Suites offer separate sitting rooms and wraparound balconies.

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    Amenities

    • Fitness center
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Business center
    • Car rental
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Free parking
    • Private beach
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Hot tub
    • Kid-friendly
    • Laundry facilities
    • Game room
    • Child pool
    • Beauty salon
    • Babysitting/child services (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
    • Outdoor tennis
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews of Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

    Overall Rating

    9.1 Excellent
    Based on 6,112 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent pool."
      8.9 "Clean pool, said 89%."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
      8.8 "88% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 7.7 "Good vibe."
      9.4 "94% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.5 "95% thought the hotel was luxurious."
      7.4 "74% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 7.7 "Good amenities."
      7.3 "73% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.0 "90% found the grounds to be nice."
      9.3 "93% loved the facilities for kids."
      7.4 "74% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      10.0 "100% loved the outdoor sports facilities."
    • 7.6 "Internet works."
      10.0 "100% thought it was a great value."
    • 6.4 "Average comfort."
      5.1 "For only 51%, the noise level was all right."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
    • 6.2 "Average value."
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    Overall Rating

    9.0 Excellent
    Based on 1,589 reviews
    • 9.3 "Excellent pool."
    • 7.8 "Good bar."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.6 "Good vibe."
      9.3 "93% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.5 "95% thought the hotel was luxurious."
      7.2 "72% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 7.6 "Good amenities."
      7.4 "74% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.0 "90% found the grounds to be nice."
      7.2 "72% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.3 "93% loved the facilities for kids."
    • 6.5 "Average comfort."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
      5.3 "For only 53%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.6 "Average value."
      5.2 "The price was ok for 52%."
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    Overall Rating

    9.2 Excellent
    Based on 4,400 reviews
    • 9.7 "Excellent pool."
      8.9 "Clean pool, said 89%."
    • 7.9 "Internet works."
      7.1 "71% said the wifi quality was great."
      10.0 "100% thought it was a great value."
    • 7.7 "Good amenities."
      7.1 "71% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.2 "92% found the grounds to be nice."
      9.3 "93% loved the facilities for kids."
      7.3 "73% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 7.6 "Good location."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
      7.8 "78% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
      9.4 "94% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 6.9 "Service is ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% thought the service was professional."
      5.7 "Housekeeping was ok, according to 57%."
      5.4 "Only 54% found the restaurant service to be good."
      5.7 "57% thought the management was tolerable."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
    • 5.0 "Beach is so-so."
      4.2 "58% thought the cleanliness of the beach was not up to par."
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    Overall Rating

    9.2 Excellent
    Based on 122 reviews
    • 9.3 "Excellent pool."
    • 7.9 "Nice rooms."
      9.1 "91% thought the view was good."
      7.5 "75% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 7.9 "Good amenities."
      7.6 "76% thought the building was wonderful."
      8.9 "89% found the grounds to be nice."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.8 "Good vibe."
      9.4 "94% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 6.5 "Average comfort."
      5.2 "For only 52%, the noise level was all right."
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    Good to know
    "Professional service"
    "Great view"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Luxurious Hotel"
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