SABAH > HOTELS > Hotels in Tawau Town
TB17376, Ground Floor, Lot 4, Block F, Kubota Square, 91000, Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia
TAWAU, Sabah's southernmost town is a major departure point for Kalimantan. The private sector is taking advantage of the Sabah's booming tourism industry by investing in the construction of new hotels and resorts. For the last few years a few new hotel buildings were completed in Tawau town center. Almost all hotels are center around Jalan Haji Karim.
The agricultural sectors of Tawau Region are mainly managed by Peninsular Malaysian. Each day hundred of agricultural related business personal travel to and from Tawau. Tawau Customs handle about 1,500 heads both in and out between Tawau and Indonesia each day. Out of these about 300 are business related between Malaysia and Indonesia. Indonesian businessman from Eastern Indonesia travel to Malaysia via Tawau.
Fajar Commercial Area is becoming the Golden Triangle of Tawau. Most of the budget hotels are found in this Fajat area. Backpackers usually head directly to Fajar area for the budget hotels here where rate are Rm50 to Rm100. For backpackers, try to look for hotels in the Fajar Area because foods and nightlife are within walking distance.
There are also some shop lot 'hotels' in Tawau at a rate lower then Rm50.00 but these rooms are for those foreign laborers who are on transit in Tawau to and from Indonesia and Philippines.This hotel area is convenient to most visitor to get by. There are nearby supermarkets Milimewah and Parkwell (5 minutes walk), a few 24/7 convenient stores. If you need medication the pharmacies Wah Choi Pharmacy is near by. For your tea break there are bakeries such as Multibake and Southern Cake House in the middle block. For night life entertainment there are several karaoke and pubs around for such a small and quiet town. When the time to book your ticket home the Malaysian Airlines offices and Airasia office and many travel agents are located in Fajat area.
For those who come for official duty, the government & corporate offices, branches of almost all major banks are with in walking distance.
Places to go
Attractions in Tawau consists of the Central Market, the Fish Market, the Bell Tower, the Al-Kauthar Mosque. Most visitors finished this list off within half a day.
But out of town, there are places keep you busy for days. Tawau Hills National Park with recreational park for picnics, hiking at Bukit Gemok with its canopy walk, the Tawau Cocoa Museum, the Madai Caves and the Tawau hot springs. Further away from Tawau is the Maliau Basin and Danum Valley with their pristine jungles. Prince William and Kate visted Danum Valley in 2012.
The interesting places in Tawau are all about getting closer to mother nature. Here is a list of places of interest in Tawau.
Places to eat
Long-distance buses terminate at Sabindu bus station on the eastern end of Jalan Dunlop (which runs parallel to the shore), opposite the state library. Here you also find land cruisers to Keningau. There's a bus to Sandakan (6hr) and KK (12hr) at around 8am and another at 8pm.
The Short-distance minibus station : Previously this station was in Jalan Stephen Tan.
The Local minibus station : Serving minis bus services to nearby plantations such as Apas and Merotai
Taxi Station : The main taxi station is beside the Local Mini Bus Station.
Airport (tel 089/776175) is just 30km east of town – take one of the hotel courtesy buses waiting there, hail a taxi (RM50).
Almost all Malaysian banks have a branch in the commercial area Fajar Centre east of Jalan Masjid. Here you find both the Telekom building in Block 35, and the MAS office in Wisma Sasco; Post office is across the southern side of Jalan Dunlop.
Central Tawau is an orderly blend of wooden shop houses and concrete buildings. There are 2 super markets in the town center where you get what ever stuffs you need there. Survey Parkwell Supermarket is just next block to Soon Yee Hotel. You can easily find the brightly painted Orange color building.
Sabah Tourism Board's
classification of accommodation type :
6-Bed & Breakfast
9- Nature Resort
From Tawau if you are heading Kinabalu Park, here is
a list of Hotel Accommodation in and around Kundasang Town near to
ACCOMMODATION IN KUNDASANG AND RANAU
"The best places to stay in Tawau
Hotel Ranking by TripAdvisor
Ranked #1 of 5 Tawau B&B and Inns :
VS Guest House
Ranked #2 of 5 Tawau B&B and Inns : LA Hotel
Ranked #3 of 5 Tawau B&B and Inns : MB Hotel
Ranked #4 of 5 Tawau B&B and Inns : Kingston Executive Hotel
Ranked #5 of 5 Tawau B&B and Inns : Prince Hotel
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Type 5 & 6 Accommodation - Budget Hotels and Bed & Breakfast
Bed & Breakfast
|Number of Rooms||Telephone||
|Sutera Heritage Inn||089-766555||Rm 55-80|
|Sutera Inn||089-766366||Rm 50-80|
|Quail Hotel, Sri Indah Town|
Telaga Indah Hotel
formerly the Grace Hotel
|Astana Hotel||50||089-774 777||Rm 90-160|
|City Garden Hotel||20||089-769991||Rm 50-100|
|Laksamana Hotel||30||089-761601||Rm 50-140|
|THE DREAM HOTEL (Holiday Hotel)||089-751100||
|King Park Hotel||50||089-767700||Rm 80-120|
|LA Hotel||089-762299||Rm 100-400|
|De Choice Hotel||089-776655||Rm 90-400|
|My Inn Hotel||68||089-756699||Rm 80 - 130|
|King Lee Hotel||089-701188||Rm 80-120|
|North Borneo Hotel||25||089-763060||
|Heritage Hotel||88||089-766222||Rm 100-350|
|Soon Yee Hotel||16||089-772447||
|Kingston Executive Hotel||089-769996||Rm 80-100|
|May Blossom Hotel (MB)||123||089-768929||
|North City Hotel||33||089-773100||
|Type 4 Accommodation in Tawau - Business Hotels|
|Business Hotels||Number of Rooms||Rate||Telephone|
|Hotel Emas||90||Rm 100-1,000||089-762000|
|Promenade Hotel||200||Rm 150-1,000||089-982888|
|Shervinton Hotel||Rm 100-1,000||089-77 0000|
|Type 3 Accommodation in Tawau - Island Resort|
|Island Resort||Number of Rooms||Rate per Person||Telephone|
|ROACH REEFS RESORT||9||Rm 300 - 600||+6089779332|
|Type 1 Accommodation in Tawau - Apartment|
|Apartment||No of Rooms||Rate||Telephone|
|Kuhara Court Apartment Suite||26 units||Rm 70 - 140||+6089768778|
"The best places to stay in Tawau
Hotel Ranking by TripAdvisor
Ranked #1 of 5 hotels in Tawau : Heritage Hotel, Tawau
Where divers and adventurers meet
Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Tawau : My Inn Hotel, Tawau
One of the newest hotel in Tawau opened on 16th June 2012
Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Tawau : Promenade Hotel Tawau
Tallest Hotel in Sabah
Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Tawau : King Park Hotel Tawau
Where you get a good view of the town and sea
Ranked #5 of 5 hotels in Tawau :
Shervinton Executive Boutique Hotel
AN EXECUTIVE BOUTIQUE HOTEL in the middle of Tawau Town
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