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Popular hotels in Sandakan

Discover well-known properties in Sandakan that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 224 hotels in Sandakan and price data was last updated on 16 May 2024. The average price for a hotel in Sandakan is C$ 38/night.
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Lot 1-7 Block B, Bandar Fajar, Sandakan, Malaysia
This comfortable hotel in Sandakan provides free Wi-Fi, as well as a beauty centre and a sauna. It has a spa, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature, meeting rooms and massage services.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.9
Good
372 reviews
Location
2.2 km from city centre
C$ 45
Lot 161-166, Block D, Avenue 5, Sandakan, Malaysia
My Dream Hotel Sandakan is located in Sandakan and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers luggage storage, massage services and a 24-hour reception.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.6
Good
267 reviews
Location
7.7 km from city centre
C$ 18
Block 8 Unit 28 33 Prima Square Mile 4 North Road, Sandakan, Malaysia
D North Star Hotel & Spa is located in Sandakan and offers free Wi-Fi. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
Air Conditioning
8.6
Excellent
194 reviews
Location
5.3 km from city centre
C$ 38
Km 1 Jalan Utara, Sandakan, Malaysia
Boasting a sauna and an outdoor pool, Sabah Hotel is situated in Sandakan and provides modern accommodation. It offers 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.3
Excellent
1601 reviews
Location
0.9 km from city centre
C$ 91
Block F Lot 139 145 Bandar Utama One Avenue Phase, Sandakan, Malaysia
One Avenue Hotel Sandakan is located in Sandakan and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It also offers luggage storage and a 24-hour reception.
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
8.6
Excellent
173 reviews
Location
7.7 km from city centre
C$ 29
Jalan Utara, Mile 4, Sandakan, Malaysia
This comfortable hotel in Sandakan provides free Wi-Fi, as well as a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms. It also features a concierge, room service and luggage storage.
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
8.4
Excellent
348 reviews
Location
4.4 km from city centre
C$ 61
Jalan Rambutan, Sepilok Mile 14, Sandakan, Malaysia
Located in Sandakan, Sepilok Forest Edge Resort is within a 20-minute drive of Sandakan Airport and offers a sauna. This resort is set in the heart of the town.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.8
Excellent
408 reviews
Location
18.8 km from city centre
C$ 26
Jalan Rambutan, Mile 14 Sepilok, Sandakan, Malaysia
Located centrally in Sandakan, Sepilok Jungle Resort offers a sauna, an outdoor pool and affordable rooms. There is also a gym with a swimming pool.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.8
Good
1521 reviews
Location
18.8 km from city centre
C$ 19
Lot 82 84 Block K Bandar Pasaraya Mile 4 Jalan Uta, Sandakan, Malaysia
This comfortable hotel in Sandakan offers free wireless internet, as well as luggage storage and a 24-hour reception. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Air Conditioning
7.8
Good
210 reviews
Location
4.7 km from city centre
C$ 29
Mile 1 1/2, Jalan Leila, Sandakan, Malaysia
Sanbay Hotel is located in Sandakan and offers free Wi-Fi. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.3
Excellent
138 reviews
Location
2.0 km from city centre
C$ 25

Tips for booking hotels in Sandakan

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Sandakan. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 16 May 2024.
Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:June
Average price in Sandakan:C$ 38/night
Cheapest price found:C$ 12/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Sunday
C$ 18 - C$ 88
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C$ 25 - C$ 81
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Sandakan hotels

Browse through properties in Sandakan that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 224 properties in Sandakan and data was last updated on 16 May 2024.
Some of the very best Sandakan hotels as rated by our users. Be sure to read user reviews to learn why these hotels are among the highest rated.
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Block 83, Town Centre, 4th Avenue, Sandakan, Malaysia
0.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 33
Avg. per night
Hs12, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan, Malaysia
0.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 49
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in Sandakan, Malaysia

Discover affordable stays in Sandakan that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Sandakan can be found for as low as C$ 19 per night. There is currently one property in Sandakan that can be booked for this price. OYO 89908 Hotel Kensington is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Sandakan. Price data was last updated on 16 May 2024
At the moment, these hotels offer the lowest nightly rate out of those we've come across in Sandakan. If you have the flexibility, change the dates selected to compare prices.
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37, Block D, Bandar Maju, Mile 1½, Sandakan, Malaysia
2.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
C$ 19
Avg. per night
Lot 1-7, Block 36, Bandar Indah, Sandakan, Malaysia
5.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 33
Avg. per night
Block A3, Bandar Labuk Jaya, Mile 7, Labuk Road, Sandakan, Malaysia
9.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 40
Avg. per night
Km 22.5 (Mile 14), Jalan Sepilok, Sandakan, Malaysia
18.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 150
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Sandakan

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An overview of the average price of hotels by hotel class in the Sandakan. You'll also find the most popular and best value properties within each hotel class.
2 stars
2 stars and under
Lot 1-7 Block B, Bandar Fajar, Sandakan, Malaysia
C$ 45
Block F Lot 139 145 Bandar Utama One Avenue Phase, Sandakan, Malaysia
C$ 29
Jalan Rambutan, Mile 14 Sepilok, Sandakan, Malaysia
C$ 19
3 stars
3 stars
Block 8 Unit 28 33 Prima Square Mile 4 North Road, Sandakan, Malaysia
C$ 38
Block 83, Town Centre, 4th Avenue, Sandakan, Malaysia
C$ 33
Lot 161-166, Block D, Avenue 5, Sandakan, Malaysia
C$ 18
4 stars
4 stars +
Km 1 Jalan Utara, Sandakan, Malaysia
C$ 91

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Where to stay in Sandakan

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About Sandakan

Sandakan is a bustling city overlooking the Bay of Sandakan, where international trade and rich World War II history has produced an array of global restaurants and fascinating memorials. The city’s thriving seafood scene is complemented by immersive river cruises, tropical-style bars and surrounding nature experiences.

Things to do in Sandakan

Discover Sandakan’s sobering World War II history at Sandakan Memorial Park, where a rainforest garden now stands on the site of a Japanese POW camp that held over 2,000 Australian and British soldiers. Afterwards, head over to the Sandakan Heritage Museum and explore old photographs and memorabilia showcasing the city’s past. It’s located near the Sandakan Liberation Monument, which commemorates the civilians who died during World War II.

If you’re interested in Chinese culture and architecture, visit the historic Sam Sing Kung Temple that was built in 1887. The temple is part of the Sandakan Heritage Trail, which takes you around the city centre ticking off notable buildings, including the centuries-old Masjid Jamik, Agnes Keith House and the Goddess of Mercy Temple. Don’t miss climbing the Stairs with a Hundred Steps, which will reward you with uninterrupted views of Sandakan and the distant bay.

Do you love animals? Tick off one or more of Sandakan’s nearby wildlife attractions, particularly the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, where you can see friendly orangutans up close. Swap primates for reptiles at the Sandakan Crocodile Farm, which is also home to ostriches and fish.

Outdoor adventurers will love exploring the Gomantong Caves, which are a series of expansive limestone caves where you can hop on guided walking tours. You can also learn more about the region’s ancient rainforest at the Rainforest Discovery Centre or cruise over to Turtle Islands National Park to see turtles laying eggs or turtle hatchlings during specific seasons.

Getting around Sandakan

Sandakan is reached by flying into Sandakan Airport or catching buses from Kota Kinabalu. You can get around town using taxis, buses, communal vans or hired motorbikes.

Facts about staying in Sandakan

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Sandakan to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 16 May 2024.
  • What are the best hotels in Sandakan?

    D North Star Hotel & Spa, rated with a score of 8.6 from 195 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Sandakan. Other top stays include Sabah Hotel Sandakan, with an average rating of 8.3 from 1,601 reviewers, and Sepilok Forest Edge Resort, with a score of 8.8 from 408 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre?

    A good hotel close to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre is Sepilok Forest Edge Resort (rated 8.8/10 from 408 reviews).

  • What is a good hotel in Sandakan near Sandakan Harbour Mall?

    Sabah Hotel Sandakan is rated 8.3 from 1,601 reviews and is close to Sandakan Harbour Mall.

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