Sabah Hotel Sandakan

Km 1, Jalan Utara, Sandakan, Malaysia  show map
 4 stars
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Sabah Hotel Sandakan

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Spa & wellness centre

Overview

The designer 4-star Sabah Hotel Sandakan features 24-hour reception, 24-hour room service and porter service.

It lies within 15 minutes' walk of Sandakan Heritage Museum.

The hotel features a stunning location with proximity to a river and a harbour.

Sabah Hotel Sandakan can be reached in a 15-minute drive from Sandakan airport.

Rooms

Guests of Sabah Hotel Sandakan are offered to take advantage of a mini bar, climate control, cable television, a refrigerator and a writing table provided in individual rooms. Rooms come with the hills view. They also comprise en suite bathrooms appointed with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a separate shower.

Eat & Drink

A broad variety of Chinese dishes is served at the authentic restaurant. The lobby bar serves cocktails and afternoon tea. Guests can dine at English Tea House & Restaurant 10 minutes walking distance from the hotel.

Services

Such facilities as currency exchange, an elevator and parking are available on-site.

Relax

On-site sport activities include lawn tennis and darts.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   116.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court
  • Billiard tables
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Squash

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Package/Parcel services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Public address system
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Water slides

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Ballroom
  • Karaoke
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Km 1, Jalan Utara, Sandakan, Malaysia

Get directions
City Centre
  • Sandakan
    4.0 mi
Airports
  • Sandakan (SDK)
    5.3 mi
  • Lahad Datu (LDU)
    58.2 mi
Restaurants
  • English Tea House & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian, English, Malaysian)
    2100 ft
  • Fat Cat V
    2900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    116

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Rooms and availability

Run Of House Room Assigned On Arrival
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Double or Twin RUN OF HOUSE. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Sabah Hotel Sandakan photos Room
Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

This spacious suite features large windows with scenic views. Includes a work area.

Superior Deluxe Run Of House Room Assigned On Arrival
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
Room Description:

Deluxe|ROH ROOM (SUPERIOR/DELUXE)

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Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This large room features a seating area.

Sabah Hotel Sandakan photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Double Room
Pool view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This large room features a seating area and views of the pool.

Sabah Hotel Sandakan photos Exterior Hotel information
Executive Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

This suite features a seating area, air conditioning and minibar.

Sabah Hotel Sandakan Location

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Local attractions

  • Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple2.2 mi
  • Sandakan Memorial Park5.5 mi
    Mile 8 Jalan Labuk Taman Rimba

Near the hotel

  • Agnes Newton Keith Home1800 ft
  • Sandakan Rainforest Park3100 ft
    North Road
  • Fishermen\'s Village3100 ft
  • The Parish of St Michael and All Angels2600 ft
    Jalan Puncak
  • Lankayan island3100 ft
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  • Japanese Cemetery3100 ft
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Restaurants nearby

  • English Tea House & Restaurant2100 ft

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

    62% likes this, based on 250 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian, English, Malaysian
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 15

  • Lemongrass Pancake House3100 ft

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

    75% likes this, based on 23 reviews
    Cuisine: Vegetarian, Halal, Malaysian
    Price Range: USD 2 - USD 4

  • Fat Cat V2900 ft

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

    73% likes this, based on 28 reviews

  • Hawaii Restaurant3300 ft

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

    54% likes this, based on 20 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    116

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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
Fabulous
Based on 139 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
8.0
Service
8.0
Value
10.0

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:

Km 1, Jalan Utara, Sandakan, Malaysia

Get directions
City Centre
  • Sandakan
    4.0 mi
Airports
  • Sandakan (SDK)
    5.3 mi
  • Lahad Datu (LDU)
    58.2 mi
Restaurants
  • English Tea House & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian, English, Malaysian)
    2100 ft
  • Fat Cat V
    2900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    116

Hotel Awards

MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSandakanSabah Hotel Sandakan

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

Use Badge