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 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
  • ASEAN Tourism Standard - ASEAN Green Hotel Standard 2016-2018, Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa classified as Green Hotel
  • Booking.com Guest Review Award 2015 - Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
  • Top 1 Per Cent in the World - Winner of the 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards for Hotel
  • Chairman of Sabah Foundation Board of Trustees Award 2015 - Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
  • Charmain of Sabah Foundation Board of Trustees Challenge Trophy Award 2015 - Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
  • Excellent Company Award 2015 - Core Business Tourism Sector Category
  • Best Fine Dining Restaurant Award 2014/2015 (Peppino) - Bailliage de Sabah Chaine des Rotisseurs
  • Agoda.com 2014 Gold Circle Award - Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
  • Booking.com 2014 Award of Excellence - Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
  • Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia - CHI, The Spa classified as 5-star
  • Rakutan Travel Award 2014 - Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa received Golden Award
  • TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence - Hall of fame; Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort &Spa
  • Malaysia Tatler's Best Restaurant 2015 - Peppino
  • Prime Minister's Hibiscus Award 2014/2015 - Notable Achievement in Environmental Performance
  • Expatriate Lifestyle Magazine's Best of Malaysia Award 2015 - Best Family Stay
  • Booking.com - Best Supportive Hotel 2014 Kota Kinabalu; Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
  • 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