Fast Facts

Hotel

Opening Date
9 October 1983

General Manager
Andrew den Oudsten

Total Number of Rooms

492 rooms consisting of:

  • 223 Guestrooms (Kinabalu Wing)
  • 218 Guestrooms (Tanjung Wing)
  • 18 Suites (Kinabalu Wing)
  • 33 Suites (Tanjung Wing)

Club Floor

Club Floors are located on the 5th, 6th and 7th floor of the Kinabalu Wing. The Kinabalu Club Lounge on the 6th floor of the Kinabalu Wing, offers the following exclusive benefits:

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary evening drinks
  • Private lounge
  • VIP check-in service

Architect
Design BuBe

Interior Designer
Design BuBe

History of the Building / Milestones
Built in 1983 for Rulers Conference

Location
10 minutes away from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport and centre of downtown Kota Kinabalu

Awards
  • Trip Advisor 2014 Excellence Award - Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
  • Trip Advisor 2014 Excellence Award - Sunset Bar
  • Malaysia Tatler's Best Restaurant 2014 - Peppino
  • Guest Review Score 2013 - Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
  • Best of Blue Fellowship Award - Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
  • Holidays with Kids - Best Family Resorts in Malaysia 2014
  • Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award 2013 - Top 25 Hotels in Malaysia
  • Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award 2013 - Top 25 Hotels for Service in Malaysia
  • Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award 2013 - Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Malaysia
  • Conde Nast World Savers Award 2013 - Runner Up
  • Expatriate Lifestyle's Best of Malaysia Award 2013 - Best Family Stay Excellence Award