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Tawau’s old Dame

Jalan Clinic, Tawau T: (089) 777 988 F: (089) 763 739

Marco Polo Hotel

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Classic and classy older style Marco Polo Hotel is the grand old dame of Tawau’s hotels.

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It was good enough for Swedish royals on a state visit in 1996 and it’s possibly still basking a little on that claim—her glory years have passed, but rooms are well maintained and feel plush and comfortable.

Spacious carpeted rooms are well appointed with solid but slightly dated furnishings. TVs are old box-style. Light-and-sound-blocking folding louvred wooden shutters replace heavy drapes, and sheers give privacy. Air-con, minibar and free Wifi are your nod to mod-cons. Bathrooms are clean and most are decked out with tubs. Juliette balconies offer city views but are too small for furniture. A buffet breakfast is included in the room rate and Marco Polo Hotel serve a good value buffet lunch open to all, which is a good option if you’re craving salads and veggies. Staff are warm and helpful too. Although it may be a little old-fashioned, Marco Polo Hotel still has charm, and is not bad value. For classic styling on a tighter budget, head to MB Hotel or Heritage Hotel.

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Walk-in rates at Marco Polo Hotel

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Standard double room
175 ringgit
175 ringgit
Twin: 195 ringgit.
Deluxe double room
195 ringgit
195 ringgit
Twin: 215 ringgit.
Room: Standard double room, low season: 175 ringgit, high season 175 ringgit. Notes: Twin: 195 ringgit.
Room: Deluxe double room, low season: 195 ringgit, high season 195 ringgit. Notes: Twin: 215 ringgit.

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Where is Marco Polo Hotel

Marco Polo Hotel
Jalan Clinic, Tawau
T: (089) 777 988 F: (089) 763 739
Coordinates (for GPS): 117º53'9.53" E, 4º14'47.34" N
Room rates: 120 to 250 ringgit

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