Sabah Hotel Sandakan

Km1 Jalan Utara (Post Box 275) Sandakan Sabah 9070, Sandakan, Malaysia  show map
 4 stars
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Sabah Hotel Sandakan

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Billiards/Pool tables

Darts

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Overview

The comfortable Sabah Hotel Sandakan is a 4-star property set next to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary and The Parish of St Michael and All Angels featuring a spa center, a sun terrace and an outdoor swimming pool. Renovated in 2007, the hotel combines colonial architecture with ultimate comfort.

The stunning setting offers an easy access to restaurants and cafés as well as boasts proximity to a tropical forest and a river. The venue is set within 7 km from Sandakan city center.

Guests can reach Sabah Hotel Sandakan by car from Sandakan airport in 10 minutes.

Rooms

All tasteful rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a work desk, IDD telephone and climate control. All bathrooms are appointed with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

The authentic restaurant serves Asian dishes. The cozy lounge bar features billiards, live music and darts.

Services

Cars are available for rent at Sabah Hotel Sandakan.

Relax

Parents will find cribs, a playground and a pool for their children on-site. Active guests will appreciate lawn tennis, squash and table tennis provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   105.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Darts
  • Fitness center
  • Table tennis
  • Squash

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Package/Parcel services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Public address system
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Ballroom
  • Karaoke
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  12 pm

Check-Out

  • until  2 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of MYR 85 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Km1 Jalan Utara (Post Box 275) Sandakan Sabah 9070, Sandakan, Malaysia

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City Center
  • Sandakan
    6.5km
Airports
  • Sandakan (SDK)
    8.6km
  • Lahad Datu (LDU)
    93.6km
Restaurants
  • English Tea House & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian, English, Malaysian)
    620 m
  • Fat Cat V
    880 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  2 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    105

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Rooms and availability

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    Bed type: Double or Twin beds or King Size bed or 1 Single bed
    Size: 32m2
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    This large room features a seating area.

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Sabah Hotel Sandakan Sandakan location
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        Hotel Address:

        Km1 Jalan Utara (Post Box 275) Sandakan Sabah 9070, Sandakan, Malaysia

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Sandakan
          6.5km
        Airports
        • Sandakan (SDK)
          8.6km
        • Lahad Datu (LDU)
          93.6km
        Restaurants
        • English Tea House & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian, English, Malaysian)
          620 m
        • Fat Cat V
          880 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  2 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of rooms:
          105

        Hotel Awards

        MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSandakanSabah Hotel Sandakan

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

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        Sabah Hotel Sandakan Location

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        Local Attractions

        • Sandakan Rainforest Park - 8.6km
          North Road, Sandakan
        • Orang Utan Sanctuary - 16.7km
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        • Sandakan Memorial Park - 11.5km
          Mile 8, Jalan Labuk Utara, Sandakan
        • Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary - 16.7km

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        • Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary - 300 m
          Mile 19, Sankadan, Sandakan
        • The Parish of St Michael and All Angels - 890 m
          Jalan Puncak, 90000, Sandakan

        Restaurants Nearby

        • English Tea House & Restaurant - 620 m

          Address: 2002 Jln Istana
          Phone: 60-89-222544

          62% likes this, based on 250 reviews
          Cuisine: Asian, English, Malaysian
          Price Range: CAD 6 - CAD 19

        • Lemongrass Pancake House - 920 m

          Address: Lot 126, Third floor, Sea View Sandakan Budget & Backpackers Hotel,
          Phone: 6089 - 221 221

          75% likes this, based on 23 reviews
          Cuisine: Seafood, Vegetarian, Halal, Malaysian
          Price Range: CAD 2 - CAD 5

        • Fat Cat V - 880 m

          Address: 21 Lebuh Tiga
          Phone: (089) 216 867

          73% likes this, based on 28 reviews

        • Hawaii Restaurant - 980 m

          Address: 23 Lebuh Tiga
          Phone: (089) 273 107

          54% likes this, based on 20 reviews

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  2 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of rooms:
          105

        Hotel Awards

        MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSandakanSabah Hotel Sandakan

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

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        Cities nearby
        • Kota Kinabalu hotels - 127km
        • Kinabalu National Park hotels - 127km
        • Lahad Datu hotels - 105km
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        • Tawau hotels - 127km
        • Sabah hotels - 127km
        • Semporna hotels - 127km
        • Ranau hotels - 127km
        • Bilit hotels - 43km
        • Kota Belud hotels - 127km

        Sabah Hotel Sandakan Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sabah Hotel Sandakan

        Average guest rating

        7.6out of 10
        Excellent
        Based on 140 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        8.0
        Service
        8.0
        Value
        10.0

        Individual guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          The ambience was really relaxing, the pools were wonderful & not too hot. The waterfall in the pool was great for a neck & shoulder massage. The dining areas and food on offer was superb & if you could not get what you wanted at the buffet, they also offered a la carte. Great variety for dinner & breakfast. All staff extremely friendly and willing to assist in any manner required, including the waiters who were always jovial and The views were amazing.

          The bed was a bit hard and the room pretty basic but had everything you could need. Our room looked as though the bathroom had recently been updated and if only the bedroom matched it. Maybe a bit dark in the bedroom. Superior room? not quite sure if it met these standards but more than ok for our one night stay. Would like a bigger room if we stayed longer.

        • Family with children
          6.2

          The room was clean and well maintained, unlike the room we got in Feb this year, where the toilet door was broken and bathroom was a bit dirty looking.

          I found the staff in the cafeteria not pleasant. When we requested for some things, like tissue, or fork or eggs, they were not pleasant at all. In fact, they gave us a very hostile look. Hope to see this improve during our next trip.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          Without a doubt the friendliness of the staff. The gymnasium was fantastic and the pool was also excellent, great for kids. The setting is lovely being surrounded by nature and there is plenty to see particularly for the children.

        • Family with children
          4.6

          Nice pool and good to relax for a day at the pool.

          Service not good, unfriendly staff, ac always very cold (no regulation), We have asked several times for service but nobody even cares about it. Hotel should be renovated, everything a little bit old. .

        • Group of friends
          8.8

          Lovely Hotel, Clean, Good staff. Good value for money, Just a short taxi ride into sandakan. Great breakfast.

        • Group of friends
          8.8

          Loved it. Probably one of the most decent hotels in Sandakan

          Slightly expensive

        • Group of friends
          7.0

          Pool area is great. Near city and orang-utans etc.

          Food is quite boring and expensive

        • Couple
          8.2

          The hotel is very good value for money & an excellent base for trips to wildlife attractions around Sandakan. The hotel looked after our bags at no cost whilst we went on a 4 day trip. The pool area is nice, as are the cakes in the lounge. The style of the decor in the rooms is somewhat dated, but they are large & clean

        • Older travelers
          6.6

          Staff generally quite helpfull, but not enthusiastically so!

          Hotel looks run down - definately not like the pictures on internet - but basically comfortable. Poolside area needs revamping as it has potential to be comfortable and inviting. Buffet food was tasty but not kept hot, so was disappointing.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          I liked the position close to the Tea House and not too far from town. The hotel is very well maintained. The staff were excellent. It would save a lot of time at breakfast to pre-cook the omelettes and fried eggs and put them in the warmer rather than having to queue up. Everything else on your plate goes cold while you are in the queue! The currency exchange was also a good rate.

        • Group of friends
          9.2

          Good location, I think its the best hotel in Sandakan.

        • Single
          7.8

          Suitable for those who want to relax and enjoy the nature/forestry

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          The staff were very friendle and acconodating, nothing was too much trouble. Would reconnend to anyone.

        • Family with children
          6.6

          This is the only hotel in town with a pool.

          This hotel is not within walking distance to town. Everything is expensive in the hotel, eg a bottle of water cost MYR$1 in shops but cost MYR$6 in the hotel, a normal beer cost $22 at the hotel while you can get

        • Older travelers
          5.8

          Easy access to Sandakan town would have to be the best feature of the hotel, which seemed to be generally tired, dated and unimpressive.

          The hotel would benefit from a general spruce up of all of the facilities. It appeared to be tired and dated in many respects. This could easily be rectified with a lick of paint/varnish, fresh linens and new crockery. Some of the restaurant staff seemed disinterested and could benefit from further Customer Service training. Some inexpensive cosmetic changes would enhance this hotel's appeal.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Sabah Hotel Sandakan Sandakan location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Km1 Jalan Utara (Post Box 275) Sandakan Sabah 9070, Sandakan, Malaysia

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Sandakan
          6.5km
        Airports
        • Sandakan (SDK)
          8.6km
        • Lahad Datu (LDU)
          93.6km
        Restaurants
        • English Tea House & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian, English, Malaysian)
          620 m
        • Fat Cat V
          880 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  2 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of rooms:
          105

        Hotel Awards

        MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSandakanSabah Hotel Sandakan

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

        Use Badge