Shangri-La`s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

This is the leading hotel in Kota Kinabalu. It has gone through constant refurbishment & the recent renovated rooms are probably the best in the city. Some of the rooms have a commanding view of the sea & the outlying islands. Located in the city and good starting point for all day tours. A truly deluxe resort with the unsurpassed hospitality & service.  

With inviting beaches, views of sparkling coral islands, and legendary attentive service, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa offers the serenity of a secluded tropical retreat just minutes away from the centre of Kota Kinabalu. Located 10 minutes from Kota Kinabalu International Airport, just a 2 1/2-hour flight from Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa is a tranquil retreat offering 492 recently renovated rooms and suites, seven restaurants and bars, and a wealth of enjoyable recreational opportunities for families and leisure travellers.The resort is also home to CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La, a luxurious private spa experience based on traditional Asian healing philosophies. The spa comprises 5 individual Island Villas, 3 Couples’ Villas and an open Yoga Pavilion, all located on Pulau Bayu, the resort’s private island.

Rooms Preview  
Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa comprises 492 luxurious rooms and suites in two wings, the Kinabalu Wing and the Tanjung Wing. All rooms have been recently renovated to provide contemporary luxury inspired by the colours and textures of traditional Borneo. Kinabalu Seaview rooms and suites offer memorable views of the either the ocean or Mount Kinabalu. Rooms in the Tanjung Wing face the South China Sea. 

Standard Room Features

 Media & Entertainment

 Satellite/cable television
 In-house movie channels  High-speed Internet access
 Refreshment  Coffee/tea making facilities
 Minibar  Productivity & Security
 Elegant stationery  International direct dial telephone
 Voice mail  In-room safe
 Bath & Personal Care  Bedside controls for lighting
 Premium Shangri-La toiletries  Separate shower and soaking tub
 Plush bathrobes and slippers  Pillow menu

Kinabalu Club
Located in the Kinabalu Wing, Kinabalu Club rooms offer an enhanced level of service, comfort, and convenience for busy travellers, including complimentary breakfasts, access to the exclusive Lounge, and a personal concierge

Kinabalu Club Benefits

  • Private check-in and check-out at the Kinabalu Club Lounge on the sixth floor of the Kinabalu Wing
  • Full use of the Kinabalu Club Lounge during daytime hours
  • Buffet breakfast, evening cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
  • Suit pressing upon arrival
  • Daily international newspaper
    In-room DVD entertainment system
  • In-room fax upon request
  • Concierge service
  • Coffee, juices and soft drinks during the day
  • Complimentary use of Internet station in the Kinabalu Club Lounge
  • Private Meeting rooms available
  • Kinabalu Club rooms are located in the Kinabalu Wing, floors 5 and 6


Suites at Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa offer some of the largest and most luxurious accommodations in Kota Kinabalu, and include separate sitting rooms, spacious bedrooms, and private wraparound balconies with enchanting view of South China Sea. 

Standard Suite Features

 Media & Entertainment

 Broadband Internet access
 In-house movie channels  LCD flatscreen television (in Kinabalu Deluxe suites)
 DVD player  Refreshment
  Coffee/tea making facilities  International direct dial telephone
 Minibar Elegant stationery
 Refrigerator  Voice mail
 Productivity & Security  In-room safe
 Private balcony  Layout & Views
 Separate sitting room  Bath & Personal Care
 Separate shower and soaking tub  Jacuzzi tub (In Deluxe suite)
 Premium Shangri-La toiletries  Plush bathrobes and slippers
 Pillow menu  

     Restaurants Enjoy some of Kota Kinabalu’s best dining at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, where you’ll find a range of culinary options from traditional Italian to contemporary Asian favourites, as well as the one-of-a-kind island dining experience of Coco-Joe’s, an engaging culinary and cultural performance that pays tribute to Borneo’s fascinating heritage.  Lounges & Bars Share the experience of a spectacular twilight at the Sunset Bar before heading out for an evening at Blue Note, a lively social happening with nightly music and generous cocktails. The Borneo Lounge & Bar in the lobby is an all-day spot to meet and relax.   Services & Facilities  Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa offers a comprehensive range of services for both leisure and business travelers:-  

  • 24-hour Room Service
  • Baby Sitting / Child Care
  • Complimentary Shoeshine Service
  • Express Check-in and Check-out
  • Facilities for the Physically Challenged
  • Foreign Exchange Counter
  • Hair / Beauty Salon
  • Laundry & Valet Service
  • Medical Service
  • Mini Library
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Spa Services / Hair Spa

Business Centre 
The Business Centre offers state-of-the-art equipments and around-the-clock services.   Business amenities include:- 

  • Secretarial services
  • Translation
  • Courier services
  • E-mail and Internet facilities
  • Latest office equipment, including computers for guest use
  • Two private meeting rooms
  • Use of mobile phone for meeting organizers
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