TAWAU > HOTELS IN TAWAU TOWN > Heritage Hotel, Tawau
Jalan Bunga Fajar Complex, Tawau, Sabah
Tel: 089-766222 Fax: 089-767222
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|Room Type||Published Rates|
|Standard Room (King/ Twin) No windows||RM100.00|
|Superior Room (King/ Twin)||RM120.00|
|Deluxe Twin Room||RM140.00|
|Deluxe King Room||RM160.00|
Jalan Bunga Fajar Complex, Tawau, Sabah
HERITAGE HOTEL offers a wide range of stylish designed rooms which are fully equipped with modern facilities and amenities. Each of the 88 rooms consisting of 26 Standard rooms, 51 Superior rooms, 9 Deluxe rooms and 2 Suite rooms is tastefully designed and furnished to the highest standard of comfort.
All the rooms are also provided with split unit air conditioning, hot and cold shower, coffee making facilities, ASTRO (Satellite TV) channels, IDD, writing desk and hair dryer on request. Inter-connecting rooms are also available. Please note that normal standard rooms are without windows.
Heritage Hotel is between Prince Hotel and Monaco Hotel. The area is the banking and hotels area of Tawau where the big hotels are located.
In Heritage Hotel you can find offices of travel agent and dive agent for island diving arrangement. Hotel Maco Polo is behind Heritage and 5 minutes walk apart.
Just 2 minutes walk is MILIMEWA Supermarket.
Heritage Hotel commenced business on 11 June 2006 as a partner with Mataking Island Resort. Mataking travel agent office is at the lobby of the hotel providing tour packages to Mataking Island in Semporna.
Monaco Hotel, Heritage Hotel and Prince Hotel are in the same building block. Prince Hotel is at the Southern end of Monaco Hotel. Sandwiched between Prince Hotel and Monaco Hotel is the Heritage Hotel. Opposite Monaco Hotel are King Park Hotel and KINGSTON EXECUTIVE HOTEL.
Opposite the hotel is Shervinton Hotel. Most of the budget hotels in Tawau are near to each other.
Complimentary breakfast at the Indian Restaurant downstairs next door.
There are a lot of other restaurants and coffee shops nearby.
Walking distance to most places for food and drink within the Fajar suburb of Tawau township. Opposite the hotel are some nice places to eat.
Try the local Chinese restaurant for some local delicacies such as the tamarind fish curry and stir fried venison. Since Tawau is near Indonesia, you do get some shops selling Indonesian snacks and batik.
ROOMS WITH WINDOWS AND WITHOUT WINDOWS
Heritage hotel has two type of rooms : with windows and without windows.
This hotel is a shop-house building style hotel. When booking a room in small towns in Malaysia, if you like to have a room with windows, always specified this requirement clearly in your booking reservation.
Heritage Hotel belong to the category of Shop House Building hotel. In small towns in Malaysia, hotels building architecture usually falls into 2 category : 1) Stand-alone building 2) Shop-house building.
A shop-house style hotel usually occupy couple of sections in a block of shop building, dividing the floors into small rooms for accommodation. B&B, Inns and Budget Hotels falls into this Shop-house building style.
Because a shop building is not designed as a hotels, thus many of these type of hotel having rooms that never have a window. Uninformed first time visitors to these small towns usually disappointed and surprised how come a hotel room not having a window.
And because shop-houses are located in town center the busy part of the town, it is also the noisiest part of the area. Hotels operators like to set up their business in the in busiest part of the town - the noisy part of the town. Choosing a room with windows open to the street could also means a room open to the noise down the street.
Heritage Hotel offer Wi-Fi Internet access at the hotel lobby and at the breakfast restaurant. Just ask the counter staff for the connection security key
Just a couple of years ago, Internet services providers had not catch up with development in Tawau, even business class hotel at that time did not has Internet access for guest. Those days the hotels were still Internet access using telephone lines via a modem. Things are changing recent years when broadband and WIFI reached Tawau.
Though there are still several small "hotel" do not have internet access, usually these are those small Inns for local people such as those workers in the rural oil palm plantations who need a place to put up during overnight transaction in the town. They do not need Wi-Fi.