Magellan Sutera Hotel - Kota Kinabalu

1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100  show map
 5 stars
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Magellan Sutera Hotel - Kota Kinabalu

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Swim-up bar

Coffee shop

Breakfast room

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

Overlooking the South China Sea, the traditional 5-star Magellan Sutera Hotel offers a night club and a golf course. The hotel was opened in 1999 and remains an example of Chinese architecture in Kota Kinabalu ever since.

The superb location makes a mosque, a cathedral and monuments easily reachable. The property is neighboring a stadium and bars as well as Likas Sport Complex, Kota Kinabalu Harbor and Tunku Abdul Rahman Park.

Tanjung Aru Perdana Park is 2.5 km from the hotel and Lok Kawi Wildlife Park is about 2.4 km away.

Magellan Sutera Hotel is within a 5-minute drive to Kota-Kinabalu International airport.

Rooms

Magellan Sutera Hotel features rooms with an Italian interior and a magnificent view of the islands. The rooms are furnished with rustic wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

Every morning starts with a sumptuous buffet breakfast. The 24-hour restaurant treats guests with local meals in a warm setting. The bar is open from 10:30 to 22:30 and serves non-alcoholic drinks. Located in a market area, Al Fresco and Ferdinand's serve a wide range of meals.

Services

There are a lift, a hairdresser and parking available on the premises.

Relax

Guests are offered to use a Jacuzzi, a solarium and a spa center. On-site amenities for fitness include a jogging track, a fitness centre and aerobics classes.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   456.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 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
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Private beach
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • No alcohol served on-site
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Water sports
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Badminton
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Driving range
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Table tennis
  • Squash
  • Jogging track

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid beach shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Postal service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast room
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Halal food

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Karaoke
  • Live entertainment
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Chaise lounges
  • Clothes dryer
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100

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City Center
  • Kota Kinabalu
    4.0 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • North Borneo Railway
    1.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Al Fresco (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    400 ft
  • Ferdinand's (cuisine: Italian)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    456

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or Twin beds
Size: 660 sq. feet
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    Bed type: King-size bed
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    Club Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 1605 sq. feet
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      Deluxe Room
      Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
      Size: 475 sq. feet
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        Executive Suite
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 1035 sq. feet
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Magellan Sutera Hotel - Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu location
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          Hotel Address:

          1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Kota Kinabalu
            4.0 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • North Borneo Railway
            1.7 mi
          Restaurants
          • Al Fresco (cuisine: Mediterranean)
            400 ft
          • Ferdinand's (cuisine: Italian)
            700 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  12 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2007
          • Number of floors:
            5
          • Number of rooms:
            456

          Hotel Awards

          MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKota KinabaluMagellan Sutera

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

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          Magellan Sutera Location

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          What's nearby

          Train stations

          • North Borneo Railway - 1.6 mi

          Shopping areas

          • Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village - 1.1 mi

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Sabah State Mosque - 4600 ft
          • Atkinson Clock Tower - 1.4 mi
          • Kota Kinabalu Harbor - 2.6 mi

          Parks

          • Likas Sport Complex - 2.7 mi

          Business areas

          • Kota Kinabalu Central Market - 1.2 mi
          • Gaya Street (Sunday Market) - 1.4 mi

          Golf courses and Country clubs

          • Tunku Abdul Rahman Park - 4600 ft
          • KK Esplanade - 1.4 mi
          • Signal Hill Observatory - 1.7 mi
          • Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre - 2.4 mi

          Local attractions

          • Mount Kinabalu - 5100 ft
            Kinabalu Park, Kota Kinabalu
          • Sabah State Museum - 1.1 mi
            Locked Bag 2015, Kota Kinabalu
          • Tanjung Aru Perdana Park - 1.5 mi
            Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
          • Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park - 1.0 mi
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          • Lok Kawi Wildlife Park - 1.5 mi
            Jalan Pintas Penampang, Kota Kinabalu

          Restaurants nearby

          • Al Fresco - 400 ft

            Address: Level 1, The Magellan Sutera Resort
            Phone: 6088308431

            84% likes this, based on 74 reviews
            Cuisine: Mediterranean
            Price Range: USD 1 - USD 16

          • Five Sails - 800 ft

            Address: Level 1, The Magellan Sutera Resort
            Phone: 6088308414

            65% likes this, based on 48 reviews
            Cuisine: Continental, Chinese, Malaysian
            Price Range: USD 2 - USD 17

          • Silk Garden Chinese Restaurant - 2100 ft

            Address: Pacific Sutera Harbour Hotel
            Phone: (6088) 318 888

            76% likes this, based on 34 reviews
            Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Dim Sum

          • Ferdinand's - 700 ft

            Address: Level 2, The Magellan Sutera Resort
            Phone: 6088308502

            86% likes this, based on 90 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian

          • Port View Seafood Village - 1200 ft

            Address: Lot 18 Waterfront Esplanade
            Phone: (088) 221 753

            Cuisine: Chinese
            Price Range: USD 6 - USD 11

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  12 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2007
          • Number of floors:
            5
          • Number of rooms:
            456

          Hotel Awards

          MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKota KinabaluMagellan Sutera

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

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          Magellan Sutera Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Magellan Sutera

          Average guest rating

          8.0out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 113 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Rooms
          8.6
          Service
          7.8
          Location
          8.5
          Value
          7.0
          Dining
          9.0

          Guest reviews

          • Family with children
            8.8

            chilling out around the pool they need to open there swim up bar so costumers can use water sports and island hoping great location

            not having swim up bar open

          • Group of friends
            8.2

            Staff were very friendly and helpful. Quality of food was superb. Great location and shuttle bus made trips to the city very easy.

            More information about where to go and what to do would be helpful.

          • Group of friends
            10.0

            It was absolutely fantastic. We paid a little extra for a club room and the service and value for money was well worth it. Stay here, you won't be disappointed.

            Everything was excellent. No complaints at all!

          • Family with children
            8.2

            Good staff and amenities. Very handy to have a small store in the complex

            The food for lunch and evening meals was a little monotonous. But it is easy to go into Kota Kinabalu town

          • Family with children
            7.8

            We love the good size bedroom since we were upgraded to a suite and the complimentary trip to one of the islands was a good bonus. We had a wonderful time at The Magellan Sutera.

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            Staff were very friendly and helpful, food selection and quality was great, views from room were excellent looking out over the pool and sea and happy hour had great priced cocktails and went for 3 hours...all good.

            Only thing was the bed was too hard for comfort and carpets in room were torn and ripped in places

          • Family with children
            5.0

            I have stayed in five star hotels befor and i felt some of your skills in welcoming guest not up to standerd. It is a very big hotel complex and when checking in we were given no maps or details of hotel lay out. We were point to the general direction of lifts which was a little way from the main reception. On checking out know one offered to take our cases to look after till we left for the airport. The staff were all very pleasent but i felt lacked the correct training. My other gripe was we were sold a can fo drink in your 5 Sails Resturant that was out of date. It was only a can of Sprite when we told the staff they assured me that this was the only one they had that was out of date. No one offered to replace it with a new one just told us we would not be charged for it

          • Family with children
            9.6

            The staff were polite and helpful. I gave them tips for their good services and good housekeeping.

            You keep on having to pay and pay for every single activity.

          • Older travelers
            5.4

            The pool was very good. So was the complimentary breakfast.

            Blind in room and door to TV cabinet were broken. Luggage arrived late after we had to ring and ask where it weas. Wi fi did not work properly (hotel explained thhey were having problems), Poor signage meant many guests were wandering around lost (it is a huge building, more like a public art gallery than a hotel). 'Complementary' mini-bus always full so we could not use it.Restaurant meals were 70% more expensive than Sabah Hotel in Sandakan.

          • Family with children
            9.6

            We relaxed and enjoyed the lovely hotel with the water view and spectacular sunsets. We enjoyed the food and drinks at the 'Alfresco' cafe and happy hour at the swim up pool bar. We also had some great snorkelling trips to Sapi Island.

            The beds are just a bit firm. Otherwise everything is really lovely. there really wasn't anything to complain about. its a great place.

          • Family with children
            9.2

            The size of this resort is great for me and my young family and grounds were very well kept. We were booked into a Club Room and the Club facilities and proximity to activities, pool and shops was wonderful.

          • Couple
            7.4

            Loved the location, very handy to the airport, great sea views, lovely rooms

            The only small comment I would say is you had to be fast to get a sun lounge as there wasn't too many available

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            Helpful friendly service at all times. Excellent selection of food.

            To few sunbeds for such a large hotel at popular holiday times. Very small beach.

          • Group of friends
            8.2

            Beautiful hotel and room was extremely comfortable and inviting. Great place to relax by the pool and/or beach. Breakfast buffet was great but did not change much over the three days. Good variety of restaurants.

            The staff were not always helpful and needed constant reminders about small requests, such as stocking the minibar in room.

          • Family with children
            8.2

            The staff accommodation. I needed to extend one day and I was allowed to with the same rate. I also needed to ask for a late check out since my flight was at 6pm. They give me till 3pm. That's the longest ever given by any hotel I have stayed with. It helps with a toddler in tow.

            Just the old musty smell. Upgrading would be helpful.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Magellan Sutera Hotel - Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu location
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          Hotel Address:

          1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Kota Kinabalu
            4.0 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • North Borneo Railway
            1.7 mi
          Restaurants
          • Al Fresco (cuisine: Mediterranean)
            400 ft
          • Ferdinand's (cuisine: Italian)
            700 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  12 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2007
          • Number of floors:
            5
          • Number of rooms:
            456

          Hotel Awards

          MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKota KinabaluMagellan Sutera

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

          Use Badge