Availability: Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

Beachfront resort with wireless hotspots

Beach resort

Located on Batu Feringgi Beach, about 15 km (9 miles) from town, this family-friendly resort is 20 minutes away from George Town, a UNESCO world heritage site, near National Park and Night Market.

Recreation and sports

The resort offers recreational activities for all ages: a Family Entertainment Center, an Adventure Zone, a water sport center, 2 pools, 3 tennis courts, and a Par 3 Executive Golf Course.

Space, cable TVs

All 387 guestrooms are at least 30 square meters (323 square feet) and include cable TVs, free high-speed Internet access, mini-refrigerators, and telephones in bathrooms.

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La Amenities

General

What to expect: Whirring ceiling fans and large open spaces give the lobby an immediate resort feel. Sun-kissed guests in beachwear loiter around the lobby area, some taking time to read in the lounge.

Facilities: Two large lagoon pools and one children's pool with a slide take center stage at the resort. Adventure Zone is an air-conditioned family entertainment facility for children and adults that includes drop slides, play equipment, game zone, and snack counter and cafe. The resort also has a complimentary full-day childcare program from morning till evening, and a fitness facility.

Manicures, pedicures, and various hairstyling services are available at spa/salon. A small shopping area includes an art gallery and souvenir shop-cum-tailor, where outfits can be tailored within three days. A laundry facility with washers and dryers is open for guest use.

Internet access: Public areas, including some restaurants, lobby, function rooms, garden, and pool areas, have wireless Internet access.

Conference/function room(s): The hotel has one 335-square-meter (3,605-square-foot) ballroom for up to 400 people, and four other function rooms of varying sizes, from 58 square meters (624 square feet) to 133 square meters (1,431 square feet). Audiovisual equipment includes an LCD projector, microphone, overhead projector, laser pointer, CD player, and DVD player.

Insider tip: The streets immediately outside the hotel come alive in the late evening with night-market stalls hawking souvenir items, electronic goods, and clothing. Also across the street is a 24-hour convenience store where guests can stock up on drinks and snacks to fill guestroom refrigerators.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Tennis on site
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Shopping center shuttle (complimentary)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Total number of rooms - 387
  • Laundry facilities
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Picnic area
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Luggage storage
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Outdoor tennis courts 3
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4
  • Shopping on site
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Children's pool
  • Wedding services
  • Health club
  • Children's club
  • Garden
  • Spa services on site
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Room Amenities
  • Premium TV channels
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Cable TV service
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
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Dining

A buffet breakfast is provided each morning.

Garden Cafe - Casual café on lobby floor. Unenclosed dining area cooled by ceiling fans. Views of garden, pool, and sea. Rattan furnishings with floral upholstery. Serves buffet breakfast and à la carte menu of Western and local cuisine for lunch and dinner; occasional buffets on selected nights during off-peak season (nightly during peak season).

Sigi's Bar and Grill On The Beach - A family-style restaurant. Themed buffets include barbecues, seafood, and healthy salads as well as a variety of local Asian dishes. Restaurant offers tasty children's menu. Alfresco dining on the Batu Feringgi beach. Colorful tablecloths, bright blue chairs and brightly colored hand-painted crockery create a cheerful atmosphere. Band from lounge plays nightly (except Tuesdays). Open for dinners only.

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Recreation

The Shangri-La's fitness center on the ground floor is approximately 50 square meters (538 square feet) and has two treadmills, one step machine, one rowing machine, two bicycles, and a free-weights area. A personal trainer is also on site. Open from early morning till late night.

Two irregularly shaped swimming pools face the beach, and a small children's pool with a slide and a 20-seat jetted pool complements. Pool games are occasionally organized for guests.

The Golden Sands Resort features an Adventure Zone, a 10,300-square-foot indoor Family Entertainment Center with drop slides, modular play equipment, a game zone, and theme birthday party rooms.

Other recreational facilities include 3 tennis courts, La Petanque (French bocce) court, and a Par 3 Executive Golf Course. A water sports center by the beach provides equipment for non-motorized water sports like fishing, canoeing, and windsurfing.

Private operators along the beach provide opportunities for other sports such as jet skiing, parasailing, and horse riding. Across the street from the hotel's front entrance are bicycle and scooter rental shops. Biking trails can be found at Teluk Bahang National Park, about 7 km (4.5 miles) away. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Basketball on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Windsurfing on site
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La Policies & Fees

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Effective June 1, 2014, a state tax will be imposed and collected at the property. The fee will be charged per room, per night. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

General

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

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Fees
Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 3 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
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Additional Details

Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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Durian Promotion

Durian Promotion

Book a 3-night minimum stay now - December 16, 2014 in a "Durian Package" rate category for travel June 1, 2014 - December 18, 2014 and receive the following:

  • Accommodations as selected
  • Daily buffet breakfast for 2 persons at the Garden Café
  • 3-course set lunch for 2 persons at Sigi’s Bar and Grill once/stay
  • Durian session for 2 persons from 3 PM - 5 PM on the 2nd day of stay
Must book a Durian Package rate category to qualify. Full details at check-in. Minimum 3-night stay required. Offer subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.

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