Whether going on vacations or business trips, finding the right accommodation to suit your needs is the fundamental step to make your stay unlike any other. Consider these three tips before booking a hotel in Sandakan and make the most out of your time here.
OYO strives to meet your needs by providing top-notch amenities in our hotels, promising comfort and convenience at its best. OYO hotels in Sandakan come with air-conditioning, television, and free Wi-Fi as standard in all rooms. Depending on availability, some hotels offer additional amenities such as in-room mini-fridge, CCTV surveillance, cashless payment option, parking facility, elevator, and many more to make the best stay possible. The full list of amenities is available on the property page for further reference on what each hotel has to offer.
Sandakan is famous for a few touristic landmarks as below:
Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple: Built in 1987, it is the biggest Buddhist temple in Sandakan located on a hill that offers a view of the town and the Sulu Sea. There are more than a dozen of Buddha statues lined up along the entrance and visitors would have to climb a flight of stairs before entering the building.
Agnes Newton Keith Home: What was once a British colonial government quarters where an American writer and her family resided, this house is now a museum showcasing her life history. It only cost RM 3.00 per entry.
The Parish of Micheal and All Angels: One of the few pre-World War structures in the city that remains standing to this day. Its construction is mainly made up of materials imported from Buli Sim Sim and Hong Kong.
Sim Sim Water Village: A small village that is known for wooden stilt houses on the sea and restaurants specializing in seafood with a view that one can enjoy while having a meal.
OYO hotels in Sandakan feature variously sized and styled affordable room types to accommodate your needs offered at different price points to suit your budget.
While spending the weekend at Sandakan, a few places one must visit are:
Shopping centres have something for everyone from the latest fashion trend to electronics and groceries. Sandakan has two shopping centres in the vicinity of OYO hotels, namely:
The adventure sports one can try at Sandakan are:
Sandakan offers numerous restaurants with diverse cuisines one can choose from. English Tea House and Restaurant are famous for British meals in Sandakan. Habeeb Restaurant is a Muslim restaurant known for Indian Cuisines. If you’re up for seafood, Sim Sim Seafood Restaurant is the place to go. You can also have meals that are friendly to the pocket at the Buhari Curry House and Restoran H82 Sim Sim Seafood.
Bus: There is regular bus service in Sandakan which consists of three major bus terminals, including the Local Bus Terminal and Long Distance Bus Terminal.
Train: The Sabah State Railway is used for commuting between towns.
Take a walk/ Cycle: People in Sandakan prefer walking short distances within the town.
Airport: Sandakan Airport is located in the vicinity of various attractions in town that visitors can visit during the stay at one of the OYO budget hotels.
The climate in Sandakan is a tropical rainforest climate. In Sandakan, May is the hottest month with an average temperature of 32.5° Celsius while the coldest month is in January. Visitors are recommended to visit from early February to late April to have the best possible stay at OYO hotels in Sandakan.