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

 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

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Jacuzzi

Overview

The grand 5-star Magellan Sutera is set in a resort area minutes away from Sabah State Museum, Atkinson Clock Tower and Kota Kinabalu Central Market. The hotel opened its doors in 1999 and was remodeled in 2007.

Offering a convenient setting in Kota Kinabalu just near a railway station, Magellan Sutera overlooks the South China Sea. It will take you 25 minutes to get to Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu City Bird Sanctuary and Petagas War Memorial.

Magellan Sutera is set close to markets.

The city center is 7km away from the hotel. Due to its location 5 km from Kota-Kinabalu International airport, it will take only 5 minutes to get there.

Rooms

The property comprises 456 exquisite rooms equipped with a private balcony, individual climate control, satellite TV, Wi-Fi and a minibar. All of the rooms have a stunning view over the bay. Rooms come with separate bathroom and offer wooden furniture.

Eat

Every day a sumptuous breakfast is served in the dining room. Guests can order Chinese meals at the cozy restaurant. The spacious open-air bar features karaoke.

Services

Hotel services include postal service, 24-hour reception and 24-hour room service maintained by friendly staff.

Relax

The hotel offers to relax featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a tennis court as well as a Jacuzzi, a wellness center and a solarium. The on-site fitness center features fitness classes, a jogging track and a gym.

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 rooms:   456.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • 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
  • Tennis court
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Jogging track
  • Fitness center
  • Table tennis
  • Squash
  • Tennis

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • 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 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
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Garden area

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
  • 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
    6.4km
Airports
  • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
    4.1km
Train Stations
  • North Borneo Railway
    2.8km
Restaurants
  • Al Fresco (cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Pizza)
    80 m
  • Ferdinand's (cuisine: Italian)
    240 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    456

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: King or Twin beds or Double Bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 61m2
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Bed type: King Size bed
    Size: 149m2
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      Suite
      Bed type: Double Bed or Triple
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      Magellan Suite

      Room facilities
        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 or Twin beds
        Size: 44m2
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        DOUBLE DELUXE GARDEN VIEW

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          Deluxe Triple Room
          Bed type: Triple
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          Deluxe Triple Sea View

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            Executive Suite
            Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed
            Size: 96m2
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            DOUBLE 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
                6.4km
              Airports
              • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
                4.1km
              Train Stations
              • North Borneo Railway
                2.8km
              Restaurants
              • Al Fresco (cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Pizza)
                80 m
              • Ferdinand's (cuisine: Italian)
                240 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  12 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2007
              • 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 - 1.4km
              • KK Esplanade - 2.3km
              • Signal Hill Observatory - 2.7km
              • Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre - 3.8km

              Places of interest

              • Sabah State Mosque - 1.5km
              • Atkinson Clock Tower - 2.3km

              Train stations

              • North Borneo Railway - 2.7km

              Shopping areas

              Stadiums

              • Likas Sport Complex - 4.2km

              Local Attractions

              • Mount Kinabalu - 1.6km
                Kinabalu Park, Kota Kinabalu
              • Sabah State Museum - 1.9km
                Locked Bag 2015, Kota Kinabalu
              • Atkinson Clock Tower - 2.5km
                Jalan Dewan, Kota Kinabalu
              • Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park - 1.7km
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              • Lok Kawi Wildlife Park - 2.4km
                Jalan Pintas Penampang, Kota Kinabalu

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Al Fresco - 80 m

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

                84% likes this, based on 74 reviews
                Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Pizza
                Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 12

              • Five Sails - 270 m

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

                65% likes this, based on 48 reviews
                Cuisine: Continental, Chinese, Malaysian
                Price Range: GBP 1 - GBP 12

              • Silk Garden Chinese Restaurant - 670 m

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

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

              • Ferdinand's - 240 m

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

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

              • Port View Seafood Village - 430 m

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

                Cuisine: Chinese
                Price Range: GBP 4 - GBP 8

              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  12 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2007
              • 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
              Excellent
              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
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

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

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Kota Kinabalu
                6.4km
              Airports
              • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
                4.1km
              Train Stations
              • North Borneo Railway
                2.8km
              Restaurants
              • Al Fresco (cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Pizza)
                80 m
              • Ferdinand's (cuisine: Italian)
                240 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  12 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2007
              • 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