Magellan Sutera Hotel - Kota Kinabalu

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

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Private beach

Beach access

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Jogging track

Billiards/Pool tables

Table tennis

Overview

Magellan Sutera Hotel is a 5-star comfortable guesthouse, located close to the beach. The hotel opened in 1999 and remains an example of ethnic architecture in Kota Kinabalu ever since.

The property is about 1450 meters away from Tunku Abdul Rahman Park and Sabah State Mosque. Kota Kinabalu city center is 7 km away.

Set close to a harbour and parks, this hotel offers access to a beautiful beach with umbrellas and outdoor chaise lounges.

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. Some rooms come with a view of the South China Sea. The rooms are furnished with traditional wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

A sumptuous buffet breakfast is served every morning. The property offers an 24-hour restaurant serving international cuisine. The café bar stocks coffee and cocktails to enjoy in a warm atmosphere. Ferdinand's and Al Fresco are situated in a market area, about 150 meters from the venue.

Services

There are such business facilities as a projection screen, a movie projector and a meeting room on the premises.

Relax

The on-site treatments feature relaxing massage, beauty therapy and therapeutic massage. Active guests can make use of a jogging track, a fitness center and a gym offered on site.

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

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Private beach
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

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

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast room
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Swim-up bar
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Karaoke
  • Live entertainment
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Garden area
  • 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
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Clothes dryer
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of MYR 130 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • 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, 88100, 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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Club Suite
Size: 1605 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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    Suite
    Bed type: Double bed
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    Magellan Suite

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    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 475 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
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      Executive Suite
      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, 88100, 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

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        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
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, 88100, 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