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

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

Wind surfing

Water skiing

Snorkeling

Boating

Fishing

Canoeing

Mini golf

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa boasts positioning close to KK Esplanade, Sabah State Mosque and Kota Kinabalu Central Market, offering 495 rooms and featuring a health club and an infinity pool. Renovated in 2007, the hotel features Italian architecture.

Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa has been welcoming guests to its spacious rooms since 1983. The contemporary property is situated 4.8km away from Floating Mosque, Kota Kinabalu Harbor and Gaya Street .

The hotel offers a stunning location close to a national park and mountains.

The city center lies within 9km from the venue. Shangri-La'S Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa is easily accessible from Kota-Kinabalu International airport lying within 5 minutes.

Rooms

A spectacular view over the park welcomes guests to Wing Twin Room, Deluxe Wing Suite and Private Double Room offering individual climate control, a laptop-size safe, a minibar, a mini-refrigerator and a private balcony. Some rooms come with a view of Tunku Abdul Rahman Park and the South China Sea. The guestrooms feature carpet floor and dark-wood furnishing.

Eat

The hotel offers a complimentary varied buffet breakfast served at the garden. The panoramic restaurant serves Chinese meals in a tranquil atmosphere. Guests can unwind at the lively Borneo Lounge And bar serving a wide range of coffee, juices and cocktails.

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

Services

Aside from a florist, 24-hour room service and car service, guests can also use of a gift shop and a hairdresser.

Relax

A hot tub, a sauna and a Jacuzzi as well as a gym and yoga classes are offered on the premises. The hotel's activities include table tennis, golf and windsurfing.

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 rooms:   492.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid 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
  • 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
  • Aerobics
  • Fitness center
  • 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
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • 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/Baby cots
  • 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
  • Shiatsu massage
  • BBQ facilities
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone

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 11 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of MYR 170 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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
    8.6km
Airports
  • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
    2.4km
Train Stations
  • North Borneo Railway
    2.1km
Restaurants
  • Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa (cuisine: Barbecue)
    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 rooms:
    492

Hotel Awards

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Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

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Rooms and availability

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Club Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed or 2 Single beds or Double Bed
Size: 47m2
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Kinabalu Club, Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View - Club Benefits

Room facilities
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    Club Suite
    Size: 45m2
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Featuring sea views, this air-conditioned room features an en suite bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. There is also a separate seating area with satellite TV. Provides access to the Kinabalu Club and the below privileges: - Welcome refreshments upon check-in - A club purser in attendance from 0700hrs to 2300hrs - Free pressing of one suit upon arrival (on request) - Free buffet breakfast from 0700hrs to 1030hrs (daily) - Free cocktails from 1700hrs to 1800hrs at the Kinabalu Club.

    Room facilities
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      Twin Room
      Bed type: Twin beds or 2 Single beds or King Size bed
      Size: 47m2
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      TWIN KINABALU-SEA VIEW

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        Wing Twin Room
        Bed type: 2 Single beds or King Size bed
        Size: 47m2
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Shower
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          Deluxe Double Room
          Bed type: Double Bed
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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            Deluxe Wing Suite
            Bed type: King Size bed
            Size: 164m2
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            • Air conditioning
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              Private Double Room
              Bed type: King Size bed
              Size: 45m2
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              • Free Wi-Fi
              • Air conditioning
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                Executive Suite
                Bed type: Double Bed or Double or Twin beds or 1 Super-King Size bed
                Size: 108m2
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                • Free Wi-Fi
                • Air conditioning
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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
                    8.6km
                  Airports
                  • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
                    2.4km
                  Train Stations
                  • North Borneo Railway
                    2.1km
                  Restaurants
                  • Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa (cuisine: Barbecue)
                    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 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

                  Tourist attractions

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

                  Places of interest

                  • Sabah State Mosque - 2.8km
                  • Atkinson Clock Tower - 4.8km

                  Train stations

                  • North Borneo Railway - 2.0km

                  Shopping areas

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

                  Monuments and Landmarks

                  • Petagas War Memorial - 4.1km

                  Museums

                  • Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village - 3.3km

                  Local Attractions

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

                  • Tanjung Aru Perdana Park - 1.1km
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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
                      Cuisine: Barbecue
                      Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 22

                    • 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 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
                    Excellent
                    Based on 167 reviews

                    Rating by category:

                    Location
                    9.4
                    Rooms
                    9.4
                    Service
                    8.9
                    Value
                    8.5

                    Individual 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
                      8.6km
                    Airports
                    • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
                      2.4km
                    Train Stations
                    • North Borneo Railway
                      2.1km
                    Restaurants
                    • Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa (cuisine: Barbecue)
                      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 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