The lobby is large, open plan with large seating area. Dark hardwood is used for the ceiling beams and the roofing is constructed like a peak that gives a local 'longhouse' feel to the premises. The marble floors lead from the entrance to the pool area with comfortable seatings alongside.
A luxury resort complex, it's design incorporate traditional Borneo architectural and cultural styles.
Each of the 495 rooms in the resort are blessed with its own charm and originality boasting splendid views of the neighbouring islands, spectacular sunsets and the mountains. All guestrooms are equipped with a wide range of modern and deluxe amenities. Bathrooms are mostly large in size with chrome and tile fixtures.
Peppino Restaurant, voted as one of Malaysia's best restaurant with an ambience just right for that romantic dinner. Chef Giuliano Ungaro tempts you with superb Italian fare and rich wines from all over the world. From pasta and risotto to zuppa and dolci, the selection is guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds. Shang Palace upholds the fine tradition of excellent Cantonese cuisine. The restaurant is renowned for its delectable Dim Sum available during breakfast and lunch. It also features two private dining rooms - perfect for business dinner or family celebration. Located by the pool Coco-Joe's has a unique ambience, spectacular views and offers guests a great deal more than snacks, light meals and refreshing drinks. It is also well known for its barbecue and steamboat. Café TATU is a contemporary restaurant featuring luxurious buffet breakfast and dinner with live-cooking stations of Mongolian, Tandoori, Asian noodles, Dim Sum, pasta stations, salad and desserts. Guests can watch as their dishes are prepared fresh, hot and steaming on the spot. Lunch is available a la carte. Situated on a romantic isle, Pulau Bayu is famous for its "Malam Kampung", a cultural display of sights, sounds and tastes featuring an unforgettable theme night buffet dinner and cultural shows every Wednesday and Saturday night. The Borneo Lounge and Bar is a delightful venue to enjoy relaxing drinks and light snacks. Located at the main Lobby, it offers guests daily Happy Hour and in the evenings, the resort's lounge entertainers entertain guests with their lively music. The Sunset Bar is perhaps the best spot to be when the sun sets in Kota Kinabalu. Its privileged location is unobstructed - when you are there, there is just the South China Sea between you and an amazing sunset. Blue Note, a great venue to chill out features live band and top DJ performances nightly, wide selection of cool cocktails, largest shooter and single malt whisky menu in town, extensive wine and cocktail list and a championship nine-ball pool table.