Hotel Ramai
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Hotel Ramai

Hotel Ramai Jalan Leila, Sandakan 90702 Malaysia
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4.0
#18 of 31 hotels in Sandakan
4.3 of 5 bubbles
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
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4.3 of 5 bubbles
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Welcome to Hotel Ramai, your Sandakan “home away from home.” Hotel Ramai aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

Bao Gong Temple (2.2 mi), located nearby, makes Hotel Ramai a great place to stay for those interested in visiting this popular Sandakan landmark.

Hotel Ramai features 24 hour front desk, room service, and 24 hour check-in, to help make your stay more enjoyable. If you are driving to Hotel Ramai, parking is available.

While visiting Sandakan, you may want to try some fish and chips at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Balin Roof Garden Bar & Bistro or English Tea House & Restaurant.

Sandakan is also home to Sandakan Memorial Park, a popular history museum that is not too far from Hotel Ramai.

Hotel Ramai puts the best of Sandakan at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Taxi service
24-hour security
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Wifi
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Room features
Housekeeping
Room service
Safe
Room types
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
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2.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
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Business
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Malay

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Hotel Ramai Jalan Leila, Sandakan 90702 Malaysia
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sueandmikey wrote a review Apr 2006
Sydney
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed at Hotel Ramai in Sandakan for 3 nights when either sides of river safari to Kinabatangan and the trip to Turtle Island. We have 2 boys aged 7 & 9 and we were very comfortably accommodated in a family room that had 2 double beds for only RM95 a night. The people were efficient and happily stored our excess gear when we went off on our little side trips.
Room was large, clean, cool, and had views across the bay. Easy to get into town with a RM5 taxi trip or ringit on the Jalan Leila local buses that run regularly. No, pool etc but if you want a clean safe bed for the night, it was great. Would stay again and can recommend it. No restaurant available but good chinese kedai kopi restaurant across the road in the shopblock that does good local food for a few ringits a meal. Also there are convenient ATMs across the road near the restaurant.
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Date of stay: April 2006
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Traveler5931 wrote a review Apr 2006
Oakland, California
4.0 of 5 bubbles
This hotel is exactly what they adverstise: An excellent, clean place where everythignworks and everybody works with a smile. We were there twice and will return again.
We prefer Sandakan to Kota Kinubaru (KK), because the latter seems to be too big and is becoming a trousist trap.
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Date of stay: April 2006
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
4.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
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OscarGreen wrote a review Jul 2006
Melbourne, Australia
3.0 of 5 bubbles
I booked the hotel from Australiia, and the cost of getting from the airport to the hotel was a set price of MR25. I then discussed with the driver about getting to Sepilok where the orang Utan's are. We finally agreed on a price of MR130 to take us out to the rehabilitation centre, wait for us to see the feeding, as well as visiting the war memorial dedicated to the Australians and British who died on the Sandakan Death March in 1945.

The Ramai hotel is very basic and fronts on to a main road which we thought may have been noisy but it wasn't. It is located at the end of the "old Part" of Sandakan city and we easily walked into town. There is a newer part of the city which has been built and there - which was MR15 cab fare ride - are all the restaurants, bars, and entertainment areas.

The cost of the deluxe double was around MR90 with air con, cable Tv and comfortable bed. They take Visa and Mastercard
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Date of stay: June 2006
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
3.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
3.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
3.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Carsten Gow wrote a review Mar 2017
Vordingborg, Denmark
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Vi var her 4 nætter. Det som om tiden har stået stille de sidste 20 år på hotellet. Det er egentligt et fint hotel. Værelset var stort og rummelig med udsigt over havnen. Dog er der ingen el kedel. Man skal bestille kogt vand fra receptionen. Hotellet ligger dog noget uden for centrum. I området omkring hotellet ligger der kun 1 god lokal restaurant. Så man skal altid til centrum. Vi kan godt anbefale dette hotel hvis man ikke søger luksus og frisk på at gå 20 minutter til centrum.
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Date of stay: November 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thomas W wrote a review Oct 2016
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I stayed for a week with 4 family members. Clean and big even though i just took a Deluxe room. Just the air conditioning took some times to get cold and TV are old fashioned(for me it's kinda good memorial stuffs) and WiFi that doesn't function. But the water supply kinda bad and yellowish. No fresh drinking water provide daily. Friendly staffs and few nice location for satisfying your stomach with Chinese cuisine nearby.
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Date of stay: September 2016
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: You may need take some local mini bus to-from town. Just wait in front of the hotel, you can see...
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Thomas W wrote a tip Oct 2016
3 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"You may need take some local mini bus to-from town. Just wait in front of the hotel, you can see the van pass."
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£14 - £16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MalaysiaSabahSandakan DivisionSandakan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
335
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Ramai
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Ramai?
Nearby attractions include Agnes Newton Keith Home (1.0 miles), Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple (1.1 miles), and The Parish of St Michael and All Angels (0.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Ramai?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, room service, and kids activities.
Is parking available at Hotel Ramai?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Ramai?
Conveniently located restaurants include Balin Roof Garden Bar & Bistro, English Tea House & Restaurant, and San Da Gen Kopitiam.
Is Hotel Ramai located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 1.0 miles away from the centre of Sandakan.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Ramai?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Ramai?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Malay.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Ramai?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Agnes Newton Keith Home (1.0 miles).
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