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Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu

5-star5 stars
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88100, Malaysia

5-star beachfront resort with spa, near Sutera Harbour
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Fabulous8.6
Service
Fantastic service
Location
Great location
Food
Delicious food
Room
Great room
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Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu

from $208
  • 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)
  • Tanjung Sea View, Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Room, 2 Twin Beds, Sea View (Kinabalu)
  • Club Room, 2 Twin Beds, Sea View
  • Room, 2 Twin Beds, Mountain View (Kinabalu)
  • Kinabalu Family Room

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

Landmarks

  • In Tanjung Aru
  • Tanjung Aru Perdana Park - 14 min walk
  • Sabah State Mosque - 43 min walk
  • Sutera Harbour - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Sabah State Museum - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Museum of Islamic Civilisation - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Imago Shopping Mall - 3.4 mi / 5.4 km
  • Filipino Market - 3.7 mi / 5.9 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 center shuttle

About Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu

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 3 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.

A 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.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 492 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance 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

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Free self parking

  • Valet parking *

Offsite

  • Free shopping center shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • 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)
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Kayaking on site
  • Parasailing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 7190
  • Conference space size (meters) - 668
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/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built 1983
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Library
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Malay

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • 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
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa's spa and health club offers a variety of services and is open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM (spa treatments from CHI The Spa from 10 AM onwards).

Dining

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

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

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

Sunset Bar - Onsite bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Marina on site
  • Outdoor tennis courts -
  • Sauna
  • Tennis on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Parasailing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Windsurfing on site

Nearby

  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

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

Also known as

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

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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 property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 749 reviews

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu
Exceptional10.0
Wonderful staff and facilities.
Such a nice 5star service. I was very impressed with staff specially in club lounge. Beautiful sunset you can watch from your balcony.
Seung eun, usFamily trip
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu
Exceptional10.0
Great Resort
Lovely resort that has everything you would expect for a good value. Rooms were clean and comfortable, good facilities including pool, mini beach, restaurants, beautiful sunset bar, and good breakfast buffet with lots of options.
Giancarlo, us3 night family trip
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu
Very Good8.0
Relaxing weekend
We stayed there for the weekend and it was really busy during breakfast. The waiter was not happy when I requested a table by the window. What happen to service with a smile that other Shangri-La offers. He made me feel uncomfortable with his grouchy looking face. Everything else was perfect. It was a weekend well spent. Dinner at Peppino was awesome. The Matsusaka beef we ordered was cooked to perfection.
Amelita V, us1 night romance trip
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu
Very Good8.0
A very good resort
I stayed for 5 days and 4 nights at the Kinabalu Suite. The overall experience was good.
, us4 night family trip
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu
Very Good8.0
Needs updating
Convenient location but hotel is showing it’s age. The staff need to be better trained.
Paul, caRomance trip

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Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu

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