Hotels in Sandakan, Malaysia

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Sandakan overview

Visitors to Sandakan can spend time at Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary and Rainforest Discovery Centre. Make memories at Sandakan Memorial Park and Puu Jih Shih Temple. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Sandakan.

Where to stay in Sandakan

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Sandakan has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Sandakan with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Sandakan hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Sandakan hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Sandakan

Fly in to Sandakan (SDK), 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from downtown Sandakan.

What to see around Sandakan

Known for its attractions including:
  • • Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary
  • • Rainforest Discovery Centre
  • • Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary
Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Sandakan Memorial Park
  • • Gomantong Caves
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Puu Jih Shih Temple
  • • Saint Michael's and All Angels Church
  • • Agnes Keith House
  • • Sandakan Harbour Mall
  • • Libaran Island Jetty

When to visit Sandakan

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 89°F day, 73°F night
  • • April-June: 88°F day, 74°F night
  • • July-September: 88°F day, 74°F night
  • • October-December: 89°F day, 73°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 1.34 inches
  • • April-June: 0.67 inches
  • • July-September: 0.83 inches
  • • October-December: 1.26 inches