Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria Hotel - Kota Kinabalu

Pantai Dalit Beach, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 89208  show map
 5 stars
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Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria Hotel - Kota Kinabalu

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

Situated in the business center of Kota Kinabalu, the 5-star Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria Hotel offers the award-winning restaurant serving contemporary cuisine. The attractive hotel was built in 1996 and refurbished in 2012.

Located in a resort area with golf courses and a stadium, guests will see why Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria Hotel is admired by many tourists. A mosque and a tower as well as hills and parks are in a short distance from the property.

Shoppers will enjoy close proximity to shops and a market.

Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria Hotel is within a 35-minute drive to Kota-Kinabalu International airport.

Rooms

The 6-story Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria Hotel offers luxurious rooms appointed with plasma TV, cable television, a patio, a refrigerator and a dining area as well as a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers. Many rooms come with a sweeping view on the garden. The rooms are designed with traditional décor and have carpet floors.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the café. The innovative restaurant offers special meals. Guests can quench their thirst at Poolside bar with a favorite drink. A variety of dishes are served in Coast Restaurant at Shangri, which are only 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

Limousine, car and bicycle rental services are available on site.

Relax

The property indulges guests with a spa lounge, a treatment room and a solarium as well as a gym, yoga classes and a fitness center. Such sports activities as water skiing, lawn tennis and badminton are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   416.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Exterior corridors
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Water skiing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Volleyball
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Table tennis
  • Archery
  • Yoga class
  • Sports trainer

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Beach bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's pool
  • Water slides
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Free cabanas
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Body scrub
  • Facial
  • Treatment room
  • Body wraps
  • Back massage
  • Reflex massage
  • Head massage
  • Full body massage
  • Foot massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Ocean view
  • Rainforest view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

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

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Pantai Dalit Beach, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 89208

Get directions
City Center
  • Kota Kinabalu
    12.5 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • North Borneo Railway
    15.7 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    416

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Rooms and availability

Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria photos Room
Premier Room
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Coffee machine
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Clock-radio
Room Description:

DOUBLE PREMIER OCEAN VIEW

Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria photos Room Ocean Premier
Premier Wing Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Laundry services
  • 220/240 V AC
  • Interconnecting doors
  • Voice mail
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Stereo and CD player
Room Description:

Premier Room Ocean Wing

Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria photos Room
Premier King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

NON-REFUNDABLE Premier King Bed (with extra bed)

Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria photos Room Ocean Premier
Premier Wing King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Deluxe|Ocean Wing Premier Room King

Double Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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Room Description:

Non Refundable DOUBLE SEA VIEW

Wing Twin Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Wing King Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Garden Wing Sea View King

Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria photos Room
Superior Double Room
Rainforest view
  • Room size:

    390 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

DOUBLE SUPERIOR WITH VIEWS

Superior Wing Twin Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    390 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • General:Free internet access
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
Superior Wing King Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    390 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • General:Free internet access
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria photos Room
Deluxe Double Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    390 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Laundry services
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • 220/240 V AC
  • Interconnecting doors
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Stereo and CD player
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Room Sea View - Breakfast included

Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria photos Room
Deluxe Wing Twin Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria photos Room
Deluxe King Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
Room Description:

Deluxe Garden View King

Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria photos Room
Deluxe Wing King Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathtub seat
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Garden Wing Deluxe Garden View Room 1 King Bed-Balcony

Executive Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Deluxe|Executive Room Sea View - Breakfast included

Executive Wing Twin Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria photos Room
Executive King Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    390 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Executive Wing King Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices

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Local attractions

  • Shangri-la Rasa Ria Nature Reserve8.9 mi
    Pantai Dalit Beach, Tuaran
  • Orchid De Villa11.6 mi
    Off Jalan Kiansom KM 6, Kota Kinabalu
  • Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre12.0 mi
    Kota KinabaluMalaysia
  • Floating Mosque11.2 mi
    Kota KinabaluMalaysia
  • Water World Theme Park11.7 mi
    Taman Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    416

Hotel Awards

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

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Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Shangri-La'S Rasa Ria

Average guest rating

8.0out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 88 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    9.6

    The staff and service were fantastic, very helpful and courteous. I left my sunglasses at breakfast and after one call to the main desk, my glasses were returned to my room within 10 minutes. We had booked the Superior rainforest room, but were upgraded to a garden view room instead which was much nicer. Airport transfers arranged were efficient and comfortable, with cold towel and water waiting for us.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    Pongo Kid's Club was convenient for leaving kids to entertain themselves and be looked after if you need a break. Room was bigger than expected and came with a sitting area with a sofa. Interesting fact - if the sliding door to the balcony is open, the aircon doesn't work. The resort was okay but I've stayed at better Shangri-la Resorts in the Philippines (check out Shangri-la Resort Mactan in Cebu and Shangri-la Resort in Boracay).

    Plenty of insects/mosquitoes near the beach. My husband got tons of bites. We came at rainy season and when it rains hard in the afternoons, the beach area gets flooded. They need to drain it with hoses. Also resort is quite a distance from KK and it gets traffic, especially when it rains. Took us more than 1 hour to get to airport.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    was an amazing adventure. beautiful property and nature reserve with many knowledgable staff, spa was amazing. very relaxing for a family, couple or friends.

  • Couple
    8.2

    The resort is in a beautiful setting, lush tropical gardens overlooking a great expanse of clear, unpopulated sand (no hawkers) and finally opening out onto the South China Sea. There is an orang-utan conservation centre on site where you can pay ca. US$15 to see 2 young ones being fed and watch them play on their ropes (you are kept well back on a roped off platform). This is both convenient and cheaper than some other rip-off tourist packages I saw advertised during my stay in Borneo, however I suspect not quite the same as trekking through the rainforest to visit them in the wild. N.B. They ask you to book this experience 72 hrs in advance, but they kindly made an exception in our case as we were due to leave the next day.

    We had an ocean wing room with a bath on the terrace overlooking the sea and the sunset. It was a gorgeous setting, but I have experienced many similar in Thailand at about 1/5 of the price. The difference being that they bring you a selection of assorted chocolates and offer to pump the scent of frangipane into your room on a daily basis, so if that's your cup of tea this is for you. Sadly there was no space for us to sit by the pool - other guests left towels out on all the vacant ones and the staff were not doing anything to prevent this practice. The hotel arranged taxi to the airport costs US$30 for a 30 min journey, and in our case they actually tried to charge us a whopping US$80 for a private car because they misunderstood my horror

  • Family with children
    7.8

    The adjoining orangatan sanctuary was a highlight. The kids loved the water sports on offer and the swimming pool was great, with at least three lifeguards on duty at all times which was a real peace of mind. Hotel was spacious, clean and plenty of food choices. Rooms were great - clean and spacious.

    Was obviously a busy period for the hotel but the food and drink orders were very slow to come through. Basically just needed more staff.

  • Single
    8.2

    Luxurious, wonderful, big rooms, long beach.

    Always a lot of jellyfish in the sea - swimming was not possible. Restaurant-prices very high. No reduction for single travellers, had to pay for two, which was really expensive.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    The location is perfect even as the swimmingpool, very good!

  • Couple
    8.8

    Peacefull resort with a wide beach. Rooms are nice, but are starting to look a bit old, did not bother us though. Breakfast buffet was expectionally good. The resort also has a orang utan reserve, where guest can go to see them. This is a great experience. They also have a canopy walkway, which is nice (70 ringit for both of these activities combined).

    The dining options are limited to resort restaurants; a japanese (160 ringit/person), indian (from 50 ringit+) and to coast-restaurant, which is more expensive but recommend.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Very relaxing atmosphere. Great service. First time going to resort to completely chill out and this was the ideal place.

    would have liked more vegetarian protein choices at restaurants but managed ok and chef was willing to cook me something not on the menu when I asked.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    The service was excellent , staff very friendly and welcoming, the food was also amazing

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Excellent kids club. Perfect reaction on complaints (noise during night from other guests) great complimentary continental breakfast due to early arrival and great to have option for late check out (4pm) we very much enjoyed the great service!

    Only kids channel for older kids not toddlers

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Extremely attentive, friendly and efficient staff across the board, lots of interests to pursue,location excellent very relaxing resort and food excellent.

    Does help to Hire a car,even though there is Hotel Transport into the local town. Albeit the swimming pool is going to be refurbished it needs to be done quickly as a little grubby, but ample room for adults and children.

  • Couple
    8.8

    Lovely hotel. Every detail is considered. The staff are great, the rooms are lovely with incredible views and the pool and beach areas are very comfortable. The best bit by far though is the Orangutan Reserve, which is superb. I don't think there is anywhere on Borneo where you can get as close to the animals. Also the walk up to the viewing platform isn't which was a huge relief because it was very very hot.

    It lacked atmosphere in the evenings but I think that was just because it wasn't that busy. It is also expensive considering how relatively cheap the rest of Malaysia is. You pay for the name, but seeing the orangutans made it worth it.

  • Couple
    8.8

    The nature reserve was above expectations. We had a couple of issues - service related - during our stay, but the management team went out of their way to rectify things. The Indian resataurant, and the Lounge restaurant were both very good.

    Distance from the city could be an issue, if you were using this hotel as your base for KK. We had stayed in a city centre hotel before here, so we were fine with this.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    The staff was very friendly and accomodating. I wish we had more time to take advantage of all the resort had to offer.

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Hotel Address:

Pantai Dalit Beach, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 89208

Get directions
City Center
  • Kota Kinabalu
    12.5 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • North Borneo Railway
    15.7 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    416

Hotel Awards

MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKota KinabaluShangri-La'S Rasa Ria

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

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