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Oxted, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2012 via mobile

We stayed here two nights in the end, one was unplanned when we made a hasty exit from Libaran Island. For us it was mainly a staging post to other places - to explore the turtle islands and then as an overnight before leaving for Sukau. It is, however, a reasonable base providing good facilities with a nice pool area.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2012

We visited Sandakan to see the Orangutans, probiscus monkeys and the War memorial park. We saw all of the above in a day trip organised through the hotel and were very satisfied. Our tour guide was excellent and very knowlegdable. One of the more interesting parts was the water villages around Sandakan - quite incredible. The Sabah hotel was rated... More 

4 Thank KWW51
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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76 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2012

We stayed at the Sabah hotel on three separate nights between tours. We had pre booked direct with the hotel and got a very good deal with breakfast included in a superior room. Each time we checked in we were offered an upgrade to an executive room for 30 ringit. We took this up on the last day as we... More 

2 Thank thesprouts
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2012

One of the best hotel in Sadakan known as the Sabah Hotel, located just a short distance of 5 minutes away from town. Sabah Hotel is known to be the only hotel in Sandakan to have a swimming pool! The place is relaxing, quiet and with excellent service. I stayed in the Exective Parlour floor. The room is very spacious.

Thank Shannon C
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2012

I took a road trip from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan and stayed in the Jr. Suite at this hotel. The room as spacious and provided a huge king size bed. That said, it was pretty dated. The TV was small for the distance from the bed, which made it a bit hard to watch. The balcony had plenty of room... More 

Thank JacquesWeber
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2012

Having arrived at hotel late afternoon I was told breakfast was not included and would have to pay another Rm 30 a night per person extra total of Rm 360 for 4 night stay for 3 of us this was later reduced down to Rm21 night when i complained that i was sure it was included. I was sure the... More 

Thank Ken-Salmah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2012

Very friendly and helpful staff as everywhere in Malaysia, the pool area was nice and the hotel is in an excellent location, but our room (indeed the hotel generally) was looking a little jaded. It actually felt quite damp and musty, and the bathroom needed some attention. Carpets in the tropics are a questionable choice, wooden floors or tiles (or... More 

Thank IanSamways
Perth, Australia
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99 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2012

We spent three nights in interconnecting rooms. The accommodation is ok - it could be better without the stained carpets anyhow the bathrooms and bed sheets were very clean. The pool area is great and our kids loved it. The breakfast is good but the restaurant smells of fish-oyster-soy sauce so eat outside. The staff are helpful despite other comments.... More 

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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2012

The hotel was in a great position surrounded by forest - rooms a little dated but absolutely fine and clean. The pool for the children was absolutely wonderful - probably one of the best we have used. two slides, bridge and also paddling area. buffet good in the evening and at breakfast

Thank cherryrock1
Yokosuka, Japan
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2012

I stayed at this hotel in early April 2012. It was a lovely break from spending four days in the jungle! The pool was a very welcoming sight! The rooms are average, and beds a bit firm. The staff at the Plantation restaurant/bar were very inattentive. They would not return to your table for drink refills or for new orders.

Thank HoneyUsagi

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Sabah Hotel

Address: Sabah Hotel Sandakan Jalan utara, Sandakan 90703, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range: $46 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sabah Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 116
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“Choose deluxe rooms, they have a pool view.”
 of 5 bubbles erikapelles, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go for one with a pool side view”
 of 5 bubbles Ketts2012, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Maybe go for a pool view room”
 of 5 bubbles tezzaBrisbane, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Great hotel would go back there!”
 of 5 bubbles daval1949, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for higher floor room for a great view”
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  • King Size Bed
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