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kuala lumpur
Reviewed 8 January 2012

I booked 1 night as it is best recommended and once arrive, i try to search around near the town but still this is the best. Nice ambiance, spacious room, friendly staff but my only comment to them is do some renovation at the lounge, room and perhaps touch up at the lobby. Beautiful swimming pool and equip fitness center...

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Townsville
Reviewed 28 December 2011

We spent several nights at this hotel in April. The rooms although beginning to look a little worn were spacious, clean and comfy. Even with the addition of a roll out bed added there was still more than enough space. The restaurant down stairs served a fantastic breakfast with choices to please even the fussiest eaters. We ate all our...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2011

Pulling in to the hotel was a lovely break from the rest of Sandakan... Being such a big tourist hub for wildlife holidays we did expect a lot more of Sandakan, however if you did want to take a walk in to the town from the hotel it is quite a long return trip (I would recommend walking to town...

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Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 23 December 2011

All though this is one of the first hotels in Sandakan and the rooms are a little tired, it is in a fantastic location surrounded by the tropical rain forest. The rooms are reasonably sized and has a separate shower stall and bathtub with shower. The good thing was they had a very nice free form swimming pool with jacuzzi...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 29 November 2011

The hotel although "matured", has it's charms. It is a hotel I frequent for work and has always been a pleasant stay. It is located in a mature part of Sandakan with lots of nice big trees, ideal for all who wants to experience the rainforest. A good place for some R&R after visiting the various eco-tourism spots in the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 November 2011

While I agree that some aspects of the Sabah Hotel may be getting “tired” (as mentioned in earlier reviews), however, considering the other choices in Sandakan, I was totally willing to overlook the fatigue. Honestly, it was more the soft furnishings that needed attention and were getting a little worn. We made use of the recreational facilities (both the gym...

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Broken Hill, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2011

We chose the Sabah Hotel because of it's unique location surrounded by lush rainforest and the views from our 6th floor room were stunning to look out over the canopy. We stayed 3 nights before and 2 nights after our highly recommended "Borneo Eco 4-Day Tour" and loved our large, cool, comfortable and very clean room. The spacious bathroom had...

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Reviewed 19 November 2011

Rooms were a bit dated but location was good, pool area great food very good. The assistance from the tourist shop was especially good. I would go back to this hotel ... it was very good value.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 November 2011

We stayed here for the second time this year and this time we bought two of our children who stayed in the room next to us. They loved the pool, the food and the locality. There are wonderful choices for eating in the hotel and breakfast is superb. Our rooms were big, clean, cool and comfortable. The hotel is just...

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UK
Reviewed 17 November 2011

This is one of the few places we stayed where our usual 2x adults and 2x kids in one room strategy didn't work and we had to book 2x adjoining rooms (doubling costs). We booked almost a year before our trip, so it was a little frustrating on arrival to be told that we could only have adjoining "smoking" rooms...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Parking
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Sabah Hotel Sandakan

Address: Km 1 Jalan Utara, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range: $44 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sabah Hotel Sandakan 4*
Number of rooms: 116
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