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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed today NEW

After staying at the Shangri La Tanjung Aru at the beginning of our trip we had high hopes for the Rasa Ria which we'd heard was even better. It is about an hour drive north of Kota Kinabalu, which wasn't too expensive in a taxi. On arrival we were shown to our room on the top floor. The room itself...

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed today NEW

Sublime location, soothing and nurturing atmosphere made possible by glorious surroundings and facilities and incredible staff. Upgrade to the Ocean Wing recommended.Fantastic food choices, beautifully maintained grounds and a large variety of recreational options.

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1Thank Jo_curtis21
Singapore
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at this property over 4-days in mid-March. The property itself is situated in a secluded area of Turuan, a small town to the north of the main city centre of Kota Kinabalu. About 1-hour's drive from the airport gets you to the Rasa Ria resort. We stayed at the Garden View wing which is the older, but still...

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1Thank Razief E
Woking
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Venue is only 45mins from the airport but not on the flight path. The food was a multi cultural affair, all prepared to an excellent standard. Our room was in the garden wing, aircon and a ceiling fan, no complaints. The people who work at the Shangri-la though are something very special.

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Shangri-LaRasaRia, Resident Manager at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Stuart1968morris, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are glad that we were a part of your 50th birthday celebration. We do hope that you would visit us again soon, and look forward to welcoming you back. Sincerely, Alfons Olim Resident Manager Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We decided to have our family short break during this school holiday. We choosing Rasa Ria and stayed in the Ocean Wing. For me, it is worth for the cost. We been served by the helpful front desk and drinks during our early check in. The staff allowed us to use all the facilities even our room is not ready...

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Shangri-LaRasaRia, Resident Manager at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jack C, Thank you for sharing your Rasa Ria experience with us. It is always good to hear about the great experience our guests had during their stay with us. We do hope that you and your family will visit us again soon, and we look forward to welcoming you back. Sincerely, Alfons Olim Resident Manager Shangri-La's Rasa Ria...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for 7 nights in the ocean wing. The rooms and view were fantastic. But sadly the the food was terrible, even the morning breakfast was disappointing. Having stayed at the Shangri la in KL five times we booked this hotel thinking the standards would be the same, how wrong we were !!!! The Seafood buffet was atrocious, I...

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Shangri-LaRasaRia, Resident Manager at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lisa S, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are please to know that you enjoyed your room and the view, however we regret that your experience eating experience was not the same. We really appreciate your feedback regarding our food outlets and their presentations, and do know that your comments help us...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed 5 nights after staying in KL and Tanjung Aru.The best hotel of them all for relaxation. Ocean Wing room - Great! Service and staff were excellent. Only improvement needs to be the cocktail hour. In other hotels it is better organised,

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Shangri-LaRasaRia, Resident Manager at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Dr-R-Fun, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We always value feedback from our guests for continuous improvement. We will definitely take note regarding your comment on the evening cocktail hour. We do hope that you will visit us again soon, and we look forward to welcoming you back. Sincerely, Alfons Olim Resident Manager...

Greater Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

A birthday celebration I will never forget. We stayed in the Ocean Wing which I recommend. It is worth the additional cost. The room, breakfast and swimming pool are luxurious and the sunsets breathe taking. We enjoyed a fanatic meal in every restaurant in the resort and the Tepi Lau cultural night was our favorite. In ten days we only...

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Shangri-LaRasaRia, Resident Manager at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear PoolBuddy, Thank you so much for sharing your Rasa Ria experience with us. We are very glad to hear that you and your wife had a wonderful stay with us. We do hope that you will visit us again soon, and look forward to welcoming you back. Sincerely, Alfons Olim Resident Manager Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Service from staff is exceptional. Food when compared to locally produced foods available at Markets in Kota Kinabalu is Average sadly for Breakfast Buffets and Dinner Buffets with exception to the dinner buffets provided on weekends next to the poolside which was excellent. The transfer services to and from the hotel for the airport are excellent and timely, however expect...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had the Luxury Escapes package for 8 nights in a Deluxe Sea View Room. We were met at the airport and welcomed into the resort with cool towels and a drink. The room was beautiful with lovely sea views. The following day reception rang asking if everything was OK and I said yes but as the shower was over...

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Shangri-LaRasaRia, Resident Manager at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Edwardsontour2014, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are glad to hear that you and your husband enjoyed the Sabah hospitality. Our Garden Wing part of the hotel are typically where families with children prefer to stay to be closer to the family activities we offer here at the resort. The...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is set on Pantai Dalit beach surrounded by 400 acres of lush tropical vegetation, including a unique nature reserve. Here you'll find a remarkable array of indigenous flora and fauna. Unexpected encounters with hornbills who glide right overhead during breakfast, a friendly bear cat greeting you from a tree or the occasional wild rabbit, iguana or squirrel crossing your path are all part of the magic of this remarkable resort. Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa goes beyond the offerings of Kota Kinabalu hotels by providing numerous options for relaxation. This includes the magnificent Spa at Dalit Bay, a wide range of water sports, Rasa Ria's own catamarans for cruises and deep sea fishing, a challenging 18-hole championship golf course, tennis, horse riding, a fitness centre and, of course, a fun-filled Kids' Club to care for younger visitors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

Address: Pantai Dalit Beach, Tuaran 89208, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Tuaran
Price Range: £152 - £253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 499
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Also Known As:
Shangri-La`s Rasa Ria Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Shangri Las Rasa Ria Hotel
Shangri La Rasa Ria Resort
Rasa Ria Resort
Shangri Las Rasa Ria Resort
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“For a good sea view, get a room on floor 4 or above. There are a total of 6 floors altogether at the Ocean Wing.”
 of 5 bubbles RaziefE, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Take Ocean Wing if you afford to pay for it. You won't regret!!!! Rooms, Restaurant and swimming pool are not crowd of people”
 of 5 bubbles jackc695, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Edwardsontour2014, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Offered a promotional offer for an upgrade, and very glad I accepted!”
 of 5 bubbles Rikjester, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade to the Ocean Wing great value”
 of 5 bubbles southaussies1, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
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