Tawau

Tawau Hotel
Tawau is third largest city in Sabah (after Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan) and has a population of about 370,000 inhabitants.

Tawau city is closer from Tawau airport (TWU) than Semporna and tourist often stay there for a night before transfering the next day to Semporna and the islands of Sipadan, Mabul, Kapalai, Pom Pom and Pulau Mataking.

Airport transfers

Please contact us for the latest scheduled airport transfer timetable from Tawau airport and Tawau city to the islands.

Hotels in Tawau

  • Heritage Hotel (3 stars)
  • Belmont Marco Polo Hotel (3 stars)
  • Promenade Hotel (4 stars)
  • Prince Hotel (3 stars)
  • Shervinton Executive Boutique Hotel (3 stars)
  • Astana Hotel (3 stars)
  • MB Hotel - May Blossom (3 stars)
  • De Choice Hotel (2 stars)
  • Kingston Executive Hotel (2 stars)
  • Walai Tokou Boutique Hotel (2 stars)
  • My Inn Hotel (2 stars)
  • LA Hotel
  • King Park Hotel Tawau
  • Istana Monaco
  • Monaco Dinasty
  • Hotel Emas Tawau
  • Jalan Haji Karim
  • City Garden Hotel
  • The Dream Hotel - Holiday Hotel
  • King Lee Hotel
  • Kuhara Court Apartment Suite

Budget Hotels in Tawau

  • VS Hotel Guesthouse
  • North Borneo Hotel
  • Istana Monaco Hotel
  • Ocean Villa (MYR 40-50)
  • Hotel Monaco 2000
  • Hotel Soon Yee (MYR 30-35)
  • Putra Hotel Tawau
  • Telaga Indah Hotel (MYR 55-120 - previously the Grace Hotel)
  • Laksamana Hotel (MYR 50-140)
  • North Borneo Hotel (MYR 50-80)
  • Grace @ Chester Hotel (MYR 60-90)
  • Grace Inn (MYR 60-85)
  • Oriental Hotel (MYR 61)
  • Chester Hotel (MYR 60)
  • Loong Hotel (MYR 35-50)
  • Merdeka Hotel (MYR 55-140 )
  • Dunlop Hotel (MYR 50-60)
  • Sutera Hotel (MYR 50-80)
  • Hotel Tawau (MYR 45-80)
  • North City Hotel (MYR 60-135)
  • Kingston Hotel
  • Quail Hotel
  • Aradah Hotel
  • T-Hotel Tawau
  • Hotel Murah

Resort near Tawau

  • Sipadan Mangrove Resort
  • Balung River Eco Resort

Tawau attractions

  • Tawau Hills Park
  • Teck Guan Cocoa Villa & Museum
  • Table Waterfall
  • Ulu Kalumpang Forest Reserve
  • Tawau Hot Spring
  • Maliau Basin

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There are daily connections from Tawau to Nunukan and Tarakan Island (East Kalimantan, Indonesia).