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    The best hotels in Sabah consist of globally-renowned brands that have been providing excellent amenities and well-appointed guestrooms with unbeatable views for many years. Ranging from five-star resorts surrounded by immaculate beaches to centrally-located hotels, Sabah caters to opposite spectrums of budget levels and preferences.

    Known for its prominent attractions such as Mount Kinabalu – Southeast Asia’s highest peak – and the Kinabalu National Park, Sabah offers more than just a picturesque landscape. This world-famous destination is primarily popular for its jungles as well as its seductive Sipadan coral reefs. The East Malaysian state is home to an interesting native population as well as the elusive orang utan, which can be found at the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary. Sabah teems with a large variety of accommodation options, so deciding on the best one can be a daunting task. Therefore, we’ve compiled a list of the 10 best Sabah hotels to help you sort out the stars from the run-of-the-mill numbers.

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    Le Meridien KK Kota Kinabalu City
    Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
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    One of the best-located hotels in Kota Kinabalu, the superbly-classy Le Meridien is a five-star venture with 306 rooms. Each suite reeks of luxury and is equipped with all the modern conveniences expected of a high-end property including complimentary high speed internet access, flat-screen TVs and DVD players. The hotel’s extensive range of facilities includes an outdoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi, a fitness centre as well a sauna. The complex is home to one of the city’s hottest nightclubs – Rumba Latin Grill & Bar – which features live performances by international bands and weekly theme nights Read More...

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    Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Kota Kinabalu Beach
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    Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa should be on your must-visit list. Sitting in 25 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and surrounded by immaculate beaches and tropical-blue waters, the five-star establishment is a tranquil retreat just three kilometres south of the city centre. Featuring 492 spacious and luxurious rooms and suites with private balconies that face the mountains or the sea, this newly-refurbished resort is dotted with palm trees and ornamental metal gongs. The sprawling resort boasts six food and beverage venues including Blue Note – a popular Kota Kinabalu nightspot. Read More...

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    Nexus Resort & Spa Kota Kinabalu Beach
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    The idyllic Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai is set in 3, 335 acres of landscaped gardens. The five-star complex is located on Sabah’s west coast, approximately 28km from the airport and features 485 beautifully furnished guestrooms, suites and luxury villas with wooden fixtures, designer amenities and free broadband internet access. One of Sabah’s most exclusive high-end establishments, the resort also boasts an award-winning 18-hole golf course, a private beach, a sprawling lagoon-style swimming pool, a spa and eight food and beverage venues. Read More...

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    Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort Kota Kinabalu Beach
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    Set on the unspoilt beaches of Pantai Dalit, the Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort is a luxury development beside the Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club. The sister resort of Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort KK, this five-star venture is encircled by 400 acres of tropical greenery including a nature reserve – the Nature Interpretation Centre, which is home to genuine Borneo orang-utans. Featuring 420 guestrooms, all with mod cons, the resort also offers a remarkable range of facilities for guests including an 18-hole championship golf course, ATV safaris, tennis courts, a fitness centre as well as a beautiful swimming pool. Read More...

    Walk On In. The Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan is right on a scenic waterfront pedestrian promenade overlooking the Sulu Sea. We are part of the Sandakan Harbour Square development, which offers an indoor marketplace and retail shopping mall within the new Sandakan CBD. Read More...

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    Gayana Eco Resort
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    Gayana Eco Resort rests serenely at the edges of a lush jungle forest on a coral reef island off the coast of Borneo. 44 over water, tropical villas are architecturally designed to enhance the soothing sounds of the surf below while capturing the enduring vistas of Mt. Kinabalu on the distant horizon. Read More...

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    Hyatt Regency Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu City
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    Hyatt Regency Kinabalu is located in the heart of the city of Kota Kinabalu, facing the South China Sea. Our Sabah Hotel is located in the capital of the state of Sabah that is also the international gateway to East Malaysia. Only 15 minutes from Kota Kinabalu International Airport, our hotel in Kota Kinabalu sits in the hub of the vibrant business, shopping and entertainment districts. Read More...

    With an untouched tropical rainforest surrounding it, Sabah Hotel Sandakan is a three-star venture with guestrooms and suites featuring modern conveniences including wireless high-speed internet access. The hotel’s range of facilities include a gymnasium, an outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, squash and tennis courts, a table tennis zone, as well as a steam and sauna room. The property also boasts five food and beverage outlets including an elegant authentic Chinese restaurant Read More...

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    The Pacific Sutera Kota Kinabalu Beach
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    Savour the high life at The Pacific Sutera, a 5-star resort that rests on the breezy seafront of Sutera Harbour in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. It’s sprinkled abundantly with greeneries and bordered by the sparkling South China Sea. Take pleasure in plush suites and guestrooms, superlative amenities, and excellent services. Our lavish inventory was designed especially for the people who appreciate the finer things in life. Read More...

    BEST WESTERN Sandakan Hotel & Residence is located in Bandar Letat Jaya, midway between Sandakan airport and the city centre - both of which are only 10 minutes away linked by the Northern Ring Road Highway. Bandar Letat Jaya is an integral part of the new commercial and entertainment development area of Sandakan. Read More...

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