The best hotels in Sabah are famous globally and are the most renowned brands. All of these hotels are equipped with some of the most modern amenities and some of the most luxurious guest rooms that any of the other hotels have to offer. Each of these guest rooms are provided with personalised services and are perfect for affluent travellers. Those looking forward to live in style and luxury can easily afford these hotels. Surrounded by some of the most magnificent beaches, calm and serene blue waters the hotel is strategically located in locations where you can watch an array of wild life pigs and turtles, however, from a distance. When you are planning to splurge so much on your accommodation budget, I recommend you to save on your travel budget. You can do so by boarding any of the buses in Sabah that will ferry you to all of the important landmarks here and at economical prices that remain fixed be it peak or lean hour without any surge.
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Shangri La’s Rasa Ria Resort and Spa
Shangri La’s Rasa Ria Resort and Spa is equipped with 406 guest rooms with modern decor and futuristic amenities. The hotel has been divided into the garden wing and the ocean wing. The garden wing comprises of 326 rooms and 12 luxurious suites. All of these suites have their own private gardens with individual balconies that offer a view of the plush green landscape. You can easily reach this hotel by boarding a bus from the Central Station. The bus can be easily tracked online so you do not have to keep waiting at the Bus Stop. It is located on a stunning private beach. The best part about this hotel is its fantastic staff who are very friendly and helpful. I must say that right from the gardener to the chef to the housekeeping staff all are very helpful and greet you with a pleasant smile. I found the rooms nice and spacious, beds comfortable, clean and well equipped bathrooms. I was put up in a Deluxe Garden view room on the ground floor which was equipped with Wi fi, baths with heaters. Some rooms have baths on the balconies as well.
Shangri La’s Tan Jung Aru Resort and Spa
Shangri La’s Tan Jung Aru Resort and Spa is just 10 minutes away from the Kota Kina Balu International Airport and can be easily reached by bus. There are buses from the airport to reach this hotel every 15 minutes and since I have been here, I do not want you to make the same mistake of paying for sitting in traffic by booking a cab. The Hotel has its very own private beach that overlooks the National Park. The rooms here are based on the contemporary theme and have just been recently renovated. There is also a 2000 square metre pool with a tapered shoreline.