【Review】The Magellan Sutera Resort, Kota Kinabalu Malaysia

【Review】The Magellan Sutera Resort, Kota Kinabalu Malaysia Malaysia
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Within Sutera Harbor Resort are The Pacific Sutera Hotel, The Magellan Sutera Resort, Sutera Harbor Marina and Golf & Country Club.

Magellan Sutera Resort, where we stayed this time, is a large resort hotel located in Sutera Harbor Resort. The hotel has several large swimming pools, and is conveniently located within walking distance of the harbor where boats leave for the nearby islands, and a 10-minute walk to the downtown area.

Magellan Sutera Resort Lobby

The lobby is a grand longhouse-style that pays homage to the Rungus, the indigenous people of Sabah. It is beautifully furnished with wood and traditional handicrafts.

Deluxe Seaview Room

Deluxe Seaview Room at Magellan Sutera Resort

The room I stayed in was elegant and very luxurious and relaxing. The bed was very comfortable with a large cushion, two feather pillows, and a smaller cushion.

Seaview Deluxe room balcony at Magellan Sutera Resort

From the balcony, you can enjoy amazing view of South China Sea.

coffee and tea at megellan sutera redort

Coffee, two bottles of mineral water, and tea are available.

bathroom in deluxe seaview room at megellan sutera redort

The room had an interesting design with a separate shower and bathtub, with the bathtub separated from the bedroom by a wooden window.

toiletries in Magellan Sutera Resort

A toothbrush, shower cap and body cream are provided.


beach in Magellan Sutera Resort

Spectacular view of the South China Sea from the beach

harbour view from pool at megellan sutera redort

The pool area and gardens are so beautifully landscaped that the Magellan Sutera Resort is perfect for strolling.

recreation centre at at megellan sutera redort

Adjacent to the hotel, the Sutera Harbor Marina offers a movie theater, yoga, karaoke, bowling, billiards, badminton, and a gym.

a lot of sea urchins in Sutera harbour

The water in the harbor was clear and full of sea urchins.


breakfast at megellan sutera redort

Breakfast is served at a restaurant called Five Sails, right in front of the pool. Although the menu is small, there is a wide variety of Malay, Indian, Chinese, and Continental dishes.

My Verdict

Value for Money8.5/10
Overall Experience8/10

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