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Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

5-star5 stars
No. 20, Jalan AruTanjung Aru, Kota KinabaluSabah88100Malaysia

5-star beachfront resort with spa, near Sabah State Mosque
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Fabulous8.6
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Service
Fantastic service
Amenities
Great amenities
Value for money
Fairly good value for money
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Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

from £175
  • Tanjung Sea View, Room, 1 King Bed
  • Tanjung Sea View, Executive Suite
  • Tanjung Sea View, Deluxe Suite
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View (Kinabalu)
  • Club Room, 1 King Bed, Mountain View
  • Club Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Mountain View (Kinabalu)
  • Executive Suite, Sea View
  • Deluxe Suite, Sea View
  • Tanjung Sea View, Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View (Kinabalu)
  • Club Room, 2 Single Beds, Mountain View
  • Club Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Mountain View (Kinabalu)
  • Kinabalu Executive, Family Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 492 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in
To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests booked in Breakfast Included rate plans receive breakfast for up to 2 adults. Breakfast fees apply for additional guests. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Up to 2 children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free self parking

  • Valet parking *

Offsite

  • Free shopping centre shuttle

Other information

  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 4 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 4
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Waterslide
  • Tennis on site
  • Sauna
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 11
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Built in 1983
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Library
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the on-site spa, which has 8 treatment rooms. Services include hot stone massages, massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily.

Dining

Cafe' TATU – Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Peppino – This fine-dining restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and only serves dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Open daily.

Shang Palace – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specialises in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Coco-Joe's Bar and Grill – This poolside restaurant specialises in barbecue and serves brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Sunset Bar – On-site bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

  • Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa is listed in the 2010 Travel + Leisure 500.

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa’s small print

Also known as

  • Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort
  • Shangri-La`s Tanjung Aru Resort And Spa
  • Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
  • Shangri La's Tanjung Aru
  • Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort
  • Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort Kota Kinabalu
  • Tanjung Aru
  • Shangri La Kota Kinabalu
  • Shangri Las Tanjung Aru Hotel
  • Shangri Las Tanjung Aru Resort
  • Shangri-La`s Tanjung Aru Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Policies

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Valet parking costs MYR 10 per day

Breakfast costs between MYR 90.00 and MYR 110.00 for adults, and MYR 50.00 and MYR 60.00 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

Landmarks

  • In Tanjung Aru
  • Sabah State Mosque (43-minute walk)
  • Tanjung Aru Perdana Park (14-minute walk)
  • Sabah State Museum - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Museum of Islamic Civilisation - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Sutera Harbour - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Likas Stadium - 5.9 mi / 9.5 km
  • Plaza Wawasan - 3.2 mi / 5.2 km

Getting around

  • Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) 14-min drive
  • Tanjung Aru Station 7-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Free shopping centre shuttle

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 599 reviews

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Very Good8.0
Pricey, but best in area
Firstly, the good about the stay. The staff were attentive and very friendly and they did their best to help with any queries you had. The facilities were really good, with the pool and gym being excellent. I always felt relaxed there. The hotel was close to KK (get an uber into Town as it's a quarter of the price) and you could also get a boat to the nearby islands. The sunset bar was amazing and the views are simply superb for sunset. People come from all over KK to go to the Tanjung Aru area for the sunset. The downside was the hotel decor was a little tired, in particular the rooms. Having stayed in the Shangri-La KL prior to this, it was chalk and cheese in terms of the quality of the room. Seeing as we spent a fortune at this hotel that was disappointing. The other let down was the lounge. Ordering eggs / waffles in the morning was a long drawn out affair and it took about half an hour one day. Although there were about 20 people in the lounge, surely this is a long time to wait. The final issue I had was the price of the food in the restaurants. £50 for a steak and £30 for a buffet to me is a little high. Overall, I did enjoy my stay, but I think I overpaid for the quality of the hotel.
Ross, gb6 night romance trip
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Very Good8.0
First room I was allocated was dirty and "tired". I was moved next day to a clean room. Hotel is old and needs renewing.
A Traveller, gb6 night trip
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Fair4.0
Not as relaxing as you expect
We didn't get the room we expected as we should have a sea view but instead our view is a tennis court
Sim Mee mee, gb2 night romance trip
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Exceptional10.0
Island Shangrila Tanjung Aru stay
A most enjoyable and comfortable stay. It's our home away from home preferred destination hotel
Samuel Man Fat, gb6 night family trip
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Exceptional10.0
Perfect destination post-jungle
Perfect ending to holiday after dirty days in the jungle - luxurious pampering for two days.
Sarah, gb2 night trip

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