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 rooms

 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

The grand Magellan Sutera Hotel offers a non-smoking accommodation overlooking the South China Sea. Founded in 1999, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2007.

The hotel has spectacular location in a tranquil area near a railway station and close to Tanjung Aru Perdana Park, Tabin Wildlife Reserve and Sabah State Museum. The property is about 15 minutes' walk of Tunku Abdul Rahman Park and Gaya Street (Sunday Market).

Nearby points of interest include the mosque and monuments.

Magellan Sutera Hotel can be reached in 5 minutes by car from Kota-Kinabalu International airport.

Rooms

This property has 456 guestrooms including Club Twin Room, Deluxe Triple Room and Deluxe Twin Room appointed with a closet, coffee/tea makers, climate control, a balcony and a sofa. Rooms offer a magnificent view over the islands. The rooms are furnished with fine wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

A sumptuous breakfast is served daily from 6:30 till 10:30. Featuring international cuisine, the hotel’s cozy restaurant welcomes guests from 10:30 to 22:30. The garden bar serves drinks from 10:30 to 22:30.

Services

Guests can use car and bicycle rental services on site.

Relax

A game room, a play area and a mini club for children are provided at Magellan Sutera Hotel. The on-site activities include bowling, lawn tennis and squash.

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
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • 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
  • Paid 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
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • 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
  • Night club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Massage
  • 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/Extra bed
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Clothes dryer
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom telephone

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls

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

Magellan Sutera Club Double RoomMagellan Sutera Club Double RoomMagellan Sutera Club Double Room
Club Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 660 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Room facilities
    Magellan Sutera Club SuiteMagellan Sutera Club SuiteMagellan Sutera Club Suite
    Club Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed
    Size: 1605 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
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    Club Suite (Magellen)

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      Suite
      Bed type: Double bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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      Magellan Suite

      Magellan Sutera Deluxe Twin RoomMagellan Sutera Deluxe Twin RoomMagellan Sutera Deluxe Twin Room
      Deluxe Twin Room
      Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 475 sq. feet
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
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      Deluxe Room, Garden View

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        Deluxe Suite
        Bed type: Double bed
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        Deluxe Suite

        Magellan Sutera Executive SuiteMagellan Sutera Executive SuiteMagellan Sutera Executive Suite
        Executive Suite
        Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed
        Size: 1035 sq. feet
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        Executive Suite

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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

          Tourist attractions

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

          Places of interest

          • Sabah State Mosque - 4600 ft
          • Atkinson Clock Tower - 1.4 mi

          Train stations

          • North Borneo Railway - 1.6 mi

          Shopping areas

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

          Stadiums

          • Likas Sport Complex - 2.7 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

          Individual 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, 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