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Popular hotels near St Michael and All Angels Church

Hotel New Sabah Sandakan

Lot 48, Block 42, Jalan Singapura, Sandakan City Centre, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90000

Sukau Proboscis Lodge Bukit Melapi

Kampung Sukau, Kinabatangan, Kota Kinabatangan, Sandakan, Malaysia

Malaysia Hotel Sandakan

No.32, Lebuh Dua, Sandakan City Centre, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90000

Nak Hotel Sandakan

Block 29, Jalan Pelabuhan Lama, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90708

Sandakan Central

LOT 5A-B & 6A-B BLK 24 JLN LEBUH 2,, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90307

Hotel Central Sandakan

5, Lebuh Dua, Pusat Bandar Sandakan, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90000

8.1 / 10

Very Good

Hotel City View Sandakan

http://www.citystar.com.my, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90707

8.5 / 10

Very Good

Hotel Seafront Sandakan

Lot 1, Block 43, 4th Lane, Leila Road, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90000

Hotel Sandakan

Block 83, Town Centre, 4th Avenue, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90000

8.6 / 10

Very Good

S'kan Styles Hotel

HS12, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90000

8.7 / 10

Very Good

Borneo Sandakan Backpackers

Block HS-5, Lot 54 & 55, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90000

Hotel Western

Unit 20, Block HS-2, Harbour Square Corner (next to KFC), Pryer Road, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90703

Alonto Hotel

Lot 52 Ground Floor, 1st Floor, 2d Floor, Lot 53 1st Floor & 2nd Floor, Block HS-5, Phase 1D, Pyayer Road, Sandakan Harbour Square,, Sandakan, Malaysia, 9000

Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan

Lot 106 & 107 Blk Hs 11, Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90000

8.8 / 10

Very Good

Harbourside Backpackers

Lot 43,1st Floor ,Block HS-4,Harbour Square, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90000

Marine Bay Hotel

Block HS-14, Lot 130 - 131, Sandakan Harbour Square, Bandar Sandakan P.O. Box No. 224, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90725

Sabah Hotel Sandakan

KM 1, JALAN UTARA , Sandakan, Malaysia, 9000

8.8 / 10

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Hotel Ramai

Leila Road Town Centre, P.O. Box No. 184, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90702

Hotel Hsiang Garden

Mile 1.5, Leila Road, P.O. Box 1603, , Sandakan, Malaysia, 90717

8.6 / 10

Very Good

Sanbay Hotel

Mile 1 1/2, Jalan Leila, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90007

8.7 / 10

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One of the oldest buildings is St. Michael’s and All Angels Church situated at Elton Hill and this beautiful granite church was built in 1893 and took 30 years to complete. Designed by New Zealander, Mr. B. W. Mountfort, the church was constructed with stones taken from Buli Sim Sim and the white stones that adorn the windows and doors were from Hong Kong. St. Michael’s and All Angels Church was one of Sabah’s few surviving pre-warstone building and was recognized as one of the world’s heritage since 2005. The beautiful stained glass windows in the church were donated by Australians to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II. The Church was also one of the many places where the Prisoners of War who trekked the Sandakan Death March spent a night before continuing the march. The beautiful stained glass windows found here were donated by Australians to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of World War II. The Church had avoided major damage during World War II in the 1940s and remains one of the very few stone buildings in the whole of Sabah.

How to Get There

There are flights such as Air Asia, Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Air that fly from Kuala Lumpur to Sandakan which takes around 2 hours and 45 minutes. From Sandakan Airport, you can take taxi or rent a car to St Michael and All Angels Church which will take around 6 minutes by using Puncak road. The Church is part of the Sandakan Heritage Trail. Alternatively, you can also take a taxi from Sandakan town. It is recommended that you make return arrangements with your taxi driver as public transport is not readily available in this area.

Tourist Attractions

Agnes Keith House

Situated at a hill at Jalan Istana overlooking Sandakan Bay, it was a home of Conservator of Forests, Harry Keith and his American wife, Agnes Keith, a writer, from the 1930s until 1942. Today the restored house has been turned into a heritage house and furnished with colonial furniture and antiques. A gallery on the first floor tells the story of this remarkable woman, her books and her family. The opening hours for this place are seven days a week (Monday - Sunday) which open from 9am to 5pm.

Central Market

The Central Market is where the locals and international visitors come to buy fresh produce, fruits, delicacies and crafts, sarongs and seashells. There are also stalls selling shirts, shoes, bags & local handicraft such as crystal and pearl accessories on the second level of this building. The fish market here is perhaps the biggest and busiest in Sabah which offers a stunning array of fresh seafood and frozen seafood to be packed and sell to people. They can pack your selected seafood in a box safe to carry in airplane or car.

The Crocodile Farm

The Sandakan Crocodile Farm is located 12 kilometres which takes around 30 minutes from Sandakan town. . Crocodiles are farmed for their skins as crocodile leather can be made into goods such as wallets, briefcases, purses, handbags, belts, hats, and shoes. It is Malaysia's largest farm with over 3000 of the reptiles in concrete pools. The crocodiles in this farm came originally in the wild found along the Kinabatangan River. Besides offering visitors an up-close look at Sabah's biggest reptiles, the farm also hold other attractions as well including crocodile and snake shows. It also features a mini zoo with a 100kg Amazonian fish, and a children's park.


NAK Hotel

NAK Hotel is named after Ngui Ah Kui, a lowly clerk turned Member of Parliament and is the family- owned hotel of the Ngui family. Built in the 60s, the hotel was officially opened in 1966, 2 years after Ngui Ah Kui himself passed away. The hotel has retain the qualities which make it memorable and personal. This place has 24 rooms, ranging from cosy single rooms, spacious family rooms to extravagant tranquility suites. The facilities provided include satellite TV, air conditioning, hot water showers and baths, IDD telephones, room and also porter services.

City View Hotel

Hotel City View is conveniently and strategically located in the popular Sandakan City Center area. The hotel features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience and the price range is from RM 50 for a room. This hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour room service, restaurant, tours, laundry service. There are air conditioning, desk, mini bar, telephone for your comfortable stay here. The hotel also offers various recreational opportunities such as swimming and badminton. Hotel City View is an excellent choice and stay to explore Sandakan and to simply relax and rejuvenate.