Boasting 6 dining options, an exclusive Chi, The Spa and an outdoor pool with water jets, Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Kota Kinabalu offers luxury beachfront accommodations in Tanjung Aru. Set 4.3 mi from Kota Kinabalu, it features free WiFi throughout and free parking is provided. Featuring elegant decor, the spacious rooms are fitted with air-conditioning, a seating area and a flat-screen satellite TV. Stunning ocean or mountain views can be enjoyed from private balconies with outdoor seating. For your convenience, the private bathroom comes with free toiletries and a hairdryer. Dining options include Shang Palace, which specializes in Chinese cuisines. Live entertainment accompanies light refreshments at Borneo Lounge and Bar. Guests can enjoy various water sports activities, such as jet ski, surfing and diving. Children can play in the kids' pool with waterslides. Other amenities include a 9-hole golf course and Chi, The Spa, which offers relaxing massages. The staff at 24/7 reception are happy to assist you with car rentals and airport transfers at ab additional charge. The nearest airport is Kota Kinabalu International Airport, 4.5 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Shangri-La Group
Hotel chain/brand
Shangri-La Group

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Halal, Asian, American, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Activities:

Tennis court

Fitness center

Fishing


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
and
1 bunk bed
1 king bed
and
1 sofa bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
8.4
Location
9.1
Free Wifi
8.6
High score for Kota Kinabalu
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Jennefer
    United States of America United States of America
    Our room has a stunning sea view and is easily accessible to the beach. The staff members were all friendly and courteous. Darren at the front desk is both kind and helpful. The amenities are exceptional, including beach slippers and...
  • Joseph
    United States of America United States of America
    everything was great; breakfast was fine; room was great. Massage was great.
  • China China
    everything is great. the best Shangari-la hotel i have visited so far.will come and stay at Shangari-La Tanjung Aru again. highly recommended. worth the rate and value

Area info

Restaurants
3 Restaurants On Site

  • Cafe TATU
    • Cuisine
      Japanese • Korean • Malaysian • Pizza • Sushi • Local • Asian • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Modern
  • Coco Joe's Bar & Grill
    • Cuisine
      Malaysian • Pizza • Seafood • International • Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian
  • Shang Palace
    • Cuisine
      Chinese
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional

Resort facilities at Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Beachfront
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
    Additional charge
  • Water park
  • Kids' club
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Mini golf
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Canoeing
  • Ping-pong
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Valet parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • Adults only
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
Pool 2 – indoor (kids)Free!
  • Open all year
  • Suitable for kids
  • Shallow end
  • Fenced pool
Spa
  • Kids' pool
  • Locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Waterslide
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Malay
  • Chinese

House rules

Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
Free
Crib upon request
Free
3 - 5 years
Extra bed upon request
Free
6+ years
Extra bed upon request
MYR 208.80 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa JCB American Express Cash Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

From 1st January 2023, a tourist tax of RM 10 per room per night is applied to all foreign guests. This tax is not included in the room rate and must be paid upon check-in. Guests with a valid Malaysian Identity Card or valid permanent residents MY PR Card are exempted. Up to 2 children under 6 years old enjoy buffet meals (subject to availability) for free. For more than 2 children under 6 years old or children between 6 to 11 years old, a 50% charge is applicable.

This hotel is offering emergency medical insurance coverage of up to USD 184,000 to eligible international guests, at no additional charge, should the guest be diagnosed with COVID-19 during their trip. For more information please contact the hotel.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

FAQs about Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu

  • Room options at Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin
    • Family

  • Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Ping-pong
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Mini golf
    • Kids' club
    • Beachfront
    • Water park
    • Couples' massage
    • Themed dinners
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Personal trainer
    • Entertainment staff
    • Live music/Performance
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Locker rooms
    • Hand massage
    • Swimming pool
    • Neck massage
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Yoga classes
    • Happy hour
    • Tennis equipment
    • Beach
    • Head massage
    • Back massage
    • Fitness
    • Foot bath
    • Full-body massage
    • Foot massage
    • Fitness classes
    • Spa facilities

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu is 2.8 miles from the center of Kota Kinabalu. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu has 3 restaurants:

    • Coco Joe's Bar & Grill
    • Cafe TATU
    • Shang Palace