Friday, 8 March 2013


The Only International Hotel Brand in the city of Sandakan, Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan Offers Comfort and Convenience amid Stylish Settings

Situated on Sandakan’s prominent waterfront overlooking the Sulu Sea, Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan offers a comfortable, relaxed stay for value-oriented business and leisure travelers. Part of the award-winning integrated commercial development - Sandakan Harbour Square, a joint venture between ICSD Ventures Sdn Bhd and the Sandakan Municipal Council, the hotel is located amidst the city’s new Central Business District and with many points of interest close to its doorstep, including the Central Market and Harbour Mall Sandakan shopping center.

Ground Floor Lobby

As the second largest city in Sabah, Sandakan is fast gaining popularity as an eco-tourism venue in South East Asia. Unique attractions include the Sandakan Heritage Trail, Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary, Turtle Islands Park, Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, Kinabatangan River, and Gomantong Caves.

“The opening of the Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan signifies Starwood’s commitment to grow its footprint in Malaysia. With its timeless and stylish comfort offerings, Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan caters to the upper scale leisure and meetings market. We believe the hotel will help elevate Sandakan’s hospitality industry to international levels,” says Chuck Abbott, Regional Vice President of Starwood Hotels & Resorts in South East Asia.

Each of the hotel’s 300 stylish contemporary guestrooms is filled with thoughtful touches that contribute to an unencumbered, comfortable stay. Each guestroom features the Four Points by Sheraton Four Comfort™ Bed: a plush mattress, down pillows, cosy duvet, and crisp 250-thread-count sheets and LCD flat screen television. For serious work and play, the hotel offers complimentary wireless high speed internet throughout the hotel.

Set to be the ultimate hotel of choice for business travellers and families, Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan is the only hotel in the city to offer The Presidential Suite – a well-appointed one-bedroom unit featuring a lounge area, dining facilities, separate kitchenette, and study. Other options include the simple comforts of the Deluxe Room and Deluxe Sea View Room; the more spacious Executive Club Room and Executive Deluxe Club Room; the Executive Suite and Ambassador Suite. It is also the only hotel to feature an Executive Club Lounge.

The Presidential Suite ~ Bedroom

The Presidential Room ~ Living Area
Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room ~ Bathroom
Deluxe Sea View Room
Executive Deluxe Club Room
Executive Deluxe Club Room ~ Bathroom
Executive Suite
Ambassador Suite ~ Bedroom
Ambassador Suite  ~ Living Area

Executive Club Lounge
For recreation, hotel guests can enjoy the use of a fully equipped gym and outdoor pool on the 13th floor, with expansive views of the bustling harbour and city.

Fitness Center
Pool Side
Sunrise in Sandakan from 13th Floor 

Sunset in Sandakan from 13th Floor 
Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan is proud to introduce the renowned brand’s signature restaurants and Best Brew™ program – both of which are set to elevate the dining scene of Sandakan. Indulge in a variety of three dining venues: The Eatery - the brand’s signature restaurant – offers a wide array of tantalizing local and international dishes throughout the day; The Best Brew pub is the venue to head for to enjoy Four Points by Sheraton’s renowned Best Brews™ program that offers a varied selection of hand crafted beers from around the world, including local favorites in a lively and fun atmosphere. The Wrapped™ - a deli and Lobby Lounge offer beverages, light meals, and sweet treats.

The Best Brew
The Eatery All-Day Dining ~ Action Station

The Eatery All-Day Dining
The Wrapped

Lobby Lounge
Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan houses the largest state-of-the-art function space in the city. The ballroom and meeting room, totaling close to 1,600 square meters in space, can host any event, from business meetings and conferences to social banquets and wedding receptions. Catering and wedding specialists are on hand to ensure that special occasions go off without a hitch. The hotel also offers a comprehensive Business Center that provides additional support services, as needed. Adjacent to the Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan, sits the largest convention centre with a capacity to seat 1,500 persons in a banquet setting. What’s more, the convention centre is accessible through the hotel, offering delegates the utmost comfort.

Elopura Ballroom ~ Wedding Set Up

Ballroom ~ Dinner Set Up

Just opened on 20 October 2012, the Harbour Mall Sandakan is known as the city’s only modern lifestyle mall to offer unparalleled shopping, dining and leisure experiences – all under one roof. Once fully opened, it also promises ultimate convenience with ample covered parking bays, valet parking service, a food court and an entertainment and games centre; making it a preferred destination for fairs, exhibitions, road shows, community events and campaigns. For more information, please call +60 89 244 888 or visit For reservation, please contact

About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,112 properties in nearly 100 countries and 154,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, and ElementSM. The Company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a premier provider of world-class vacation experiences through villa-style resorts and privileged access to Starwood brands. For more information, please visit

About Four Points by Sheraton.

Great Hotels. Great Rates: With 161 Four Points by Sheraton hotels in 27 countries, travelers can find the timeless style and comfort they’re looking for with genuine service and everything that matters most, all around the world. From Santiago to Shanghai and Milan to Milwaukee, Four Points hotels can be found in big urban centers, by the airport, near the beach, and in the suburbs. A recent $1 billion invested in renovations, conversions, and new-build hotels has made the brand stronger than ever.
About Four Points by Sheraton
Four Points by Sheraton, like all brands within Starwood’s portfolio, is proud to offer the Starwood Preferred Guest® program, which offers a breakthrough policy of no blackout dates on Free Night Awards. To learn more, visit

Media Contact:
Cindy Yoong
Director of Marketing Communications
Starwood Malaysia Marketing Team
Tel : +603 2717 9850
Fax : +603 2717 9931
Mobile : +6016 2079961
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Kiran Hans
Marketing Communications Manager
Star wood Malaysia Marketing Team
Tel : +604.960 8876
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