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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

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A paradise for the senses surrounded by natural beautyA gentle breeze caresses your face as you wake to the sound of waves lapping the beach. The balcony opens up to an inspiring vista of sparkling coral islands and swaying of palm trees. Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, bordered by crystal clear waters and lush vegetation Sophistication surrounds you in a lavishly decorated suite inspired by Borneo’s rich cultural heritage. Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu, is a perfect tropical getaway, a luxurious tranquil retreat just a short drive from the city.Yet, excitement beckons as you set out to discover all Kota Kinabalu’s delights. Making your way to Kinabalu National Park, you are thrust into a jungle paradise of natural wonders, rugged landscapes and scenic beauty. From the Rafflesia, the largest flower in the world, to the famous Orangutans in their natural habitat, it only gets more breathtaking every step of the way.The afternoon is spent exploring the picturesque town of Kota Belud. As Sabah’s largest and most popular open market, you find gems of all sorts, ranging from handmade handicrafts to mouth-watering local delights like natural honey.Back at the resort, you look forward to a sunset cruise, which departs from STAR Marina, to catch Borneo's famous sunset. Not long after, you wind down at Coco-Joe’s Bar & Grill. Lounging atop one of the beach-dining platforms, over cocktails and a delectable seafood tower, you continue to enjoy the sound of overlapping waves on the shores of Sunset Beach. A pampering session at CHI, The Spa rounds off the day. With treatments based on traditional Asian healing philosophies, you lose yourself in an enchanted and indulgent journey, all on the resort’s private spa island.For every experience here, you are surrounded by natural beauty. And it all begins at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu
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Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
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Adult pool
Outdoor pool
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Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed on the Kinabalu Wing in the Club Rooms, overlooking the water village, and were very fortunate to get stunning views of Mount Kinabalu on several mornings. The rooms are spacious, very clean and well maintained. The hotel supplies luxury toiletries L’Occitane, and unlike...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank JaneEastYorkshire
Response from ShangrilaTAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear JaneEastYorkshire, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review of the resort and for naming the colleagues who had made your stay here enjoyable. I will be sure to share this with the team up at the Kinabalu Club Lounge....More

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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

From the minute we were collected from the airport to the moment we were dropped back it’s was 1st class! The stunning location is breathtaking! The hotel staff can not do enough for you, every aspect of your stay is looked after! If you want...More

Date of stay: December 2017
5  Thank dmodernmarcopolo
Response from ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & SpaResponded 23 July 2018

Dear dmodernmarcopolo, Wow! You've made our day, I simply cannot wait to show my colleagues this review. This will put a huge smile on everyone's face tomorrow. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you so much for this amazing review of the resort. We'd...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you need a reservation at the couch areas, next time say so as the response to someone asking.... I asked to sit in the couch area and they said the price to sit there. I told them to give me 5 minutes to think...More

Date of stay: November 2018
6  Thank KRatos123
Response from ShangrilaTAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear KRatos123, I read your review with much concern. Please accept our sincere apologies for the misunderstanding. We will conduct intensive training to ensure our colleagues are better able to communicate the pricing structure at this Bar and all other areas throughout the resort. Thank...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get the worst bit out the way first, don’t skimp on the flight, booked mine with China southern, don’t do it, almost skimped on the hotel too but so glad I didn’t , this place is heaven, being a diver they have an awesome set...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank longlance
Response from ShangrilaTAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear longlance, Nothing warms our hearts more than this magical phrase "found my ... home from home (here)"! Thank you so much for sharing this review here, I cannot wait to show this to the rest of my colleagues. I hope you've caught the amazing...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stay in Club Rooms and would say that the staff in the Club Lounge were exceptional nothing was too much trouble. One of our party had a bad cold, without being asked Norman in the Club brought him honey and lemon, such a thoughtful...More

Date of stay: November 2018
4  Thank Lynnejersey
Response from ShangrilaTAH, Director of Communications at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & SpaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lynnejersey, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. We truly appreciate your compliments and feedback and will work on improving the facilities. We do hope your friend is feeling much better now and look forward to welcoming you all...More

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22 November 2018|
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Response from 521Karen | Reviewed this property |
The rooms are huge, with two double beds.... I would think you could easily fit four
22 November 2018|
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Response from Rowie47 | Reviewed this property |
We stay in the Tanjung Wing and there is an extra bed incorporated in the room (fold down from the wall), you would need to ask if they can provide and extra one. We have also stayed in the Executive Suite which also has the... More
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Response from bburgess | Reviewed this property |
Try Downbelow Adventures. Door to door service and good diving options for new and experienced divers. I used them a couple months ago and would recommend checking them out. Good website, too.
Room Tips
"Club Rooms are the best and the mountain views are very restful."
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"Ask for a sea facing room!"
8 Nov 2018
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"Choose a higher floor room for a quieter nights sleep"
26 Oct 2018
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"request for ground floor, and island facing rooms"
23 Oct 2018
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