Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa - Kota Kinabalu

No. 20 Jalan Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100  show map
 5 stars
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Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa - Kota Kinabalu

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Water slides

Tennis court

Golf course

Scuba diving

Jogging track

Wind surfing

Water skiing

Snorkeling

Boating

Fishing

Canoeing

Mini golf

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

The tranquil Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa is rated 5 stars and offers luxurious accommodation overlooking Andes Mountains and Tunku Abdul Rahman Park. Renovated in 2007, the hotel features Italian architecture.

Thanks to its good location, Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa provides direct access to KK Esplanade, Sabah State Museum and Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village as well as a tower, a mosque and a museum. The distance between Kota Kinabalu city center and the property is 9 km.

Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa overlooks a landscaped garden and a harbour and provides quick access to a local beach.

Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa lies within 5 minutes’ drive to Kota-Kinabalu International airport.

Rooms

This hotel comprises of Wing Twin Room, Deluxe Wing Suite and Private Double Room that come with modern-style décor as well as high-speed internet, a pantry, coffee/tea makers, climate control and an in-room safe. Many rooms offer a spectacular view over the park. The rooms also feature marble floor and dark-wood furnishing.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. Guests will taste fine cuisine in the relaxed on-site restaurant. A variety of cocktails and refreshments is offered in the café bar. Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa serves korean dishes and lies just 5 minutes walk from the property.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of MYR 28 per night per child under 12 years. 

Services

A banquet hall, a catering service and printers along with allergy-free rooms, parking and a safe deposit box are available for guests.

Relax

Guests will enjoy live performances and live music offered at the hotel. The hotel provides diving, boating and water skiing for an active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   492.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Private beach
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Banana boat
  • Water skiing
  • Scuba diving
  • Wind surfing
  • Snorkeling
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Jogging track
  • Aerobics
  • Table tennis
  • Fishing
  • Mini golf

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Picnic area/Tables
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Children's pool
  • Water slides
  • Game room
  • DVDs/Videos for children
  • Paid kids club
  • Children's menu
  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • BBQ facilities
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Towels
  • Bathroom telephone

Bedroom

  • Down comforter

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  2 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

No. 20 Jalan Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100

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City Center
  • Kota Kinabalu
    8.6 km
Airports
  • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
    2.4 km
Train Stations
  • North Borneo Railway
    2.1 km
Restaurants
  • Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
    210 m
  • Peppino at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
    210 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    492

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed
Size: 47 m²
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  • Air conditioning
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    Twin Room
    Bed type: Twin beds or 2 Single beds or King-size bed
    Size: 47 m²
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    • Private bathroom
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    Kinabalu Room Sea View

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      Wing Twin Room
      Bed type: 2 Single beds or King-size bed or Double bed
      Size: 47 m²
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      Kinabalu Wing Mountain View

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        Deluxe Room
        Bed type: Double bed
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          Deluxe Wing Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Size: 164 m²
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            Deluxe Suite
            Bed type: King-size bed
            Size: 185 m²
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              Private Double Room
              Bed type: King-size bed
              Size: 45 m²
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                Executive Room
                Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
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                  Executive Suite
                  Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds or 1 Super King-size bed
                  Size: 108 m²
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa - Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    No. 20 Jalan Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Kota Kinabalu
                      8.6 km
                    Airports
                    • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
                      2.4 km
                    Train Stations
                    • North Borneo Railway
                      2.1 km
                    Restaurants
                    • Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
                      210 m
                    • Peppino at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
                      210 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  12 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  2 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2007
                    • Number of floors:
                      4
                    • Number of rooms:
                      492

                    Hotel Awards

                    MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKota KinabaluShangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

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                    What's nearby

                    Train stations

                    • North Borneo Railway - 2.0 km

                    Shopping areas

                    • Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village - 3.3 km

                    Monuments and Landmarks

                    • Sabah State Mosque - 2.8 km
                    • Petagas War Memorial - 4.1 km
                    • Atkinson Clock Tower - 4.8 km

                    Business areas

                    • Kota Kinabalu Central Market - 4.6 km
                    • Gaya Street (Sunday Market) - 4.7 km

                    Golf courses and Country clubs

                    • Tunku Abdul Rahman Park - 3.3 km
                    • KK Esplanade - 4.8 km

                    Local attractions

                    • Mount Kinabalu - 1.7 km
                      Kinabalu Park, Kota Kinabalu
                    • Lok Kawi Wildlife Park - 3.8 km
                      Jalan Pintas Penampang, Kota Kinabalu
                    • Atkinson Clock Tower - 5.0 km
                      Jalan Dewan, Kota Kinabalu
                    • Sabah State Museum - 3.4 km
                      Locked Bag 2015, Kota Kinabalu
                    • Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park - 4.1 km
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                    Near the hotel

                    • Tanjung Aru Perdana Park - 1.1 km
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                      Restaurants nearby

                      • Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa - 210 m

                        Address: No.20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru
                        Phone: 6088327882

                        77% likes this, based on 132 reviews
                        Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 23

                      • Coco-Joe's Bar & Grill - 210 m

                        Address: No. 20 Jalan Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88100, Malaysia

                        66% likes this, based on 14 reviews
                        Cuisine: International

                      • SugarBun Cafe Tanjung Aru - 510 m

                        Address: Lot. 48, Jalan Aru, 88000
                        Phone: 60-82-422000

                        Cuisine: Malaysian

                      • Peppino at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa - 210 m

                        Address: No.20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru,

                        71% likes this, based on 46 reviews

                      • The Korean Club Restaurant - 240 m

                        Address: 4 Jalun Aru
                        Phone: (6088) 233213 / 232213

                        Cuisine: Korean

                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  12 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  2 pm
                      • Year renovated:
                        2007
                      • Number of floors:
                        4
                      • Number of rooms:
                        492

                      Hotel Awards

                      MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKota KinabaluShangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

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                      Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa Reviews

                      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

                      Average guest rating

                      8.0out of 10
                      Fabulous
                      Based on 167 reviews

                      Rating by category:

                      Location
                      9.4
                      Rooms
                      9.4
                      Service
                      8.9
                      Value
                      8.5

                      Guest reviews

                      • Group of friends
                        10.0

                        The quality of the hotel was high & very nice rooms. I needed a rest due to overwork & Shangri-la looked after my needs.

                      • Couple
                        6.2

                        I finally had time to relax. Nice sunset bar.

                        import beer is very expensive. (about 7 euro) Not alle the rooms have a nice view. Not much to do after 10.

                      • Family with children
                        9.6

                        Was very nice stay in shangri-la resort I realy have very good time I spindet I love to come back to this plase nixet time

                      • Older travelers
                        7.8

                        The beach and water sports for all ages are availiable and. Also, breakfast was excellent

                      • Family with children
                        5.4

                        the staff, very friendly and tolerant in spite of the compalints they must have received from many people for all the ongoing renovation work

                        the noise from all the renovation work in spite of us having paid extra for a "quiet" room in the Kinabalu Wing, the scaffolding that was erected right in front of our balcony on the last day of our stay, the main restaurant (decor, acoustics and food quality), the miserly one hour duration from 5-6 pm for serving "cocktails" at the Executive Club, the complete lack of any cocktails at the Executive club (only choice was wine, G&T or vodka and orange, NB these are not cocktails!!), the lack of any snacks or cold drinks at the Executive club throughout the day except during the 1 hour cocktail period from 5-6 pm, the poor quality and choice of snacks during the 1 hour "cocktail" period at the Executive Club, etc etc

                      • Single
                        7.0

                        Clean rooms, good choice of meals in restaurants, perfect SPA

                        The reservation was made 6 months in advance to meet the New Year there. On arrival I was informed that all (!) the recreational zone is closed for reconstuction. Imagine yourself flying 9000 km to stroll around constuction area. We were offred to travel 1 hour one way to other Shagri-la to enjoy pools.

                      • Couple
                        7.0

                        The serive is good.

                        Because of the renovations most things are closed i.e. the pool, the beach, some bars, the spa and the normal gym. You can get a shuttle bus to the Rasa Ria, but it is an hour long bus. It will be a great hotel when it is finished.

                      • Single
                        7.4

                        Room service is great, good private jetty, and good spa

                        The swimming pool is under renovation , but it didn't mark on Booked.net ,jacuzzi and steam room were out of service during our stay, private beach is too small.

                      • Single
                        8.8

                        Location and facilities were fantastic.

                        Not quite the relaxing time expected. Plenty of families having lots of fun and making vibrant use of all of the activities / facilities.

                      • Family with children
                        9.2

                        A Wonderful hotel with great view and good facilities. The best place in KK

                      • Family with children
                        8.8

                        Upgraded room, nice gardens

                        Dining area very busy and staff did not seem to be able to cope at times. Dirty plates left on tables, place settings in complete. Multiple requests for tea and coffee/bill etc

                      • Single
                        10.0

                        It was great hotel. All staff are very friendly and facility is neat and clean.

                      • Family with children
                        8.8

                        Very comfortable hotel, extremely helpful staff, good watersports/diving facility on site, well kept grounds

                      • Couple
                        9.6

                        Complimentary yoga and tai chi classes in the morning overlooking the China Sea.

                        There was a lizard in our room.

                      • Family with children
                        9.2

                        The close proximity to islands and reefs. Very reasonable prices for all sporting activities. Good range of restaurants available.

                        The food prices were reasonable, but drinks were very overpriced.

                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa - Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu location
                      Show big map »

                      Hotel Address:

                      No. 20 Jalan Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Kota Kinabalu
                        8.6 km
                      Airports
                      • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
                        2.4 km
                      Train Stations
                      • North Borneo Railway
                        2.1 km
                      Restaurants
                      • Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
                        210 m
                      • Peppino at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
                        210 m
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  12 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  2 pm
                      • Year renovated:
                        2007
                      • Number of floors:
                        4
                      • Number of rooms:
                        492

                      Hotel Awards

                      MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKota KinabaluShangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

                      Use Badge