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On the beach, scuba diving, snorkelling, waterskiing
Outdoor pool
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Guest reviews

4.4/5 Excellent
1,128 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Parking included
Air Conditioning
Spa
Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
Hand sanitizer provided

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Explore the area

Popular LocationSabah State Mosque11 min drive
Popular LocationSutera Harbour11 min drive
Popular LocationImago Shopping Mall14 min drive
AirportKota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.)17 min drive

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  • Tanjung Sea View, Room, 1 King Bed

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 47 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsTanjung Sea View, Room, 1 King Bed
  • Tanjung Sea View, Executive Suite

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 108 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsTanjung Sea View, Executive Suite
  • Tanjung Sea View, Deluxe Suite

    Room amenities

    • 185 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsTanjung Sea View, Deluxe Suite
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View (Kinabalu)

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 45 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Sea View (Kinabalu)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Mountain View (Kinabalu)

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 45 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Mountain View (Kinabalu)
  • Tanjung Sea View, Room, 2 Single Beds

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 47 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsTanjung Sea View, Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View (Kinabalu)

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 45 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Single Beds, Sea View (Kinabalu)
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Mountain View (Kinabalu)

    Room amenities

    • 45 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Single Beds, Mountain View (Kinabalu)
  • Kinabalu Family Room

    Room amenities

    • 66 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsKinabalu Family Room
  • Horizon Club, Club Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 47 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsHorizon Club, Club Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View
  • Horizon Club, Club Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 47 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsHorizon Club, Club Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View

About this area

Kota Kinabalu

Located on the beach, Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa is in Kota Kinabalu's Tanjung Aru neighbourhood, an area with good airport proximity. Sabah State Mosque and Kota Kinabalu City Mosque are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Imago Shopping Mall and Gaya Street Sunday Market. Travelling with kids? Consider Sedco Square, or check out an event or a game at Likas Stadium. Practise your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as hiking/biking trails in the area.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sabah State Mosque - 11 min drive
  • Sutera Harbour - 11 min drive
  • Sabah State Museum - 11 min drive
  • Oceanus Waterfront Mall - 12 min drive
  • Imago Shopping Mall - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Tanjung Aru Station - 9 min drive
  • Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) - 17 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Cafe' TATU – Pool-view restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Kids' menu available.
  • Borneo Lounge; Bar – Pool-view lobby lounge. Serves light fare daily, happy hour available.
  • Shang Palace – Garden-view restaurant offering Chinese cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily. Reservations required.
  • Coco-Joe's Bar; Grill – Poolside restaurant with a bar offering barbecue. Serves lunch and dinner daily. Reservations required.

About this property

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

5-star beach resort with a full-service spa
Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 3 restaurants. All 498 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as pillow menus and bathrobes, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include balconies, 24-hour room service and coffee/tea makers.
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa offers 498 forms of accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature down comforters. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Valet parking: MYR 10 per day
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free shopping centre shuttle
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6 AM–10:30 AM: MYR 90.00-110.00 for adults and MYR 50.00-60.00 for children
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 3 outdoor tennis courts
  • Arcade/game room
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Sauna
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkelling
  • Tennis
  • Waterskiing
  • Windsurfing

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free children's club
  • Corner/local shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Waterslide

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Corner/local shop
  • Library
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Malay

Business services

  • 3 meeting rooms
  • Business centre
  • Conference space (7190 square feet)

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Marina on site
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 8 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Down comforter
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Pillow menu
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Guests who book breakfast-inclusive rate plans will receive breakfast for 2 adults and up to 2 children age 5 and younger. Additional children under age 5 and children 6-11 years old will receive 50% off the adult buffet breakfast price.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for MYR 198 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between MYR 90.00 and MYR 110.00 for adults, and MYR 50.00 and MYR 60.00 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: MYR 10 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: MYR 198 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa and receive a full refund?
Yes, Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa?
As of Aug 12, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa on Aug 19, 2020 start from P6,564, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does this resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Is Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this resort?
Checkout is at noon.
Does Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa located?
This Tanjung Aru resort is on the beach, 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Sabah State Mosque, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Imago Shopping Mall and Anjung Samudera. Gaya Street Sunday Market and Suria Sabah Shopping Mall are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
661
4 - Good
315
3 - Okay
91
2 - Mediocre
33
1 - Poor
28
4.4
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

4/5 Good

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Great location for the beach and sunset, extremely friendly and helpful staff. Great amenities. Would definitely recommend.

    Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    there is only one thing i'm not feeling comfortable which is hotel allowing outside people accessing the hotel, especially the sunset moment.

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020