May 26, 2019 - May 27, 2019

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Cheap Tawau Hotels

Tawau is a town located in the state of Sabah on the island of Borneo in Malaysia. Tawau is a popular gateway point for tourists who are traveling on to the beaches and coral reefs of the nearby district of Semporna. It's also the closest large town to Maliau Basin, a pristine forest known to some as "The Lost World." If you are traveling to Semporna or Maliau via Tawau, it's good to know that you can also enjoy this town for its own recreational sites, such as diving from the islands of Roach Reefs, purchasing inexpensive souvenirs at the Tawau Bazaar, or dining at some of the excellent, local restaurants serving Indian, Malay, and Indonesian dishes and fresh seafood at deliciously low prices.

Tawau is where you can cross the border into Kalimantan and is the only location where travelers from afar can obtain a visa to enter Indonesia. Search the many hotels in Tawau using the Skyscanner mobile app for the best deals that suit your budget.

Where Can I Book a Tawau Hotel?

Begin your exotic excursion to Tawau and beyond by sorting through the hotel listings on Skyscanner, where you can filter your search by price, ratings, and distance to the city center. Book your room on Skyscanner at no extra cost to you.

Are There Four-Star Hotels in Tawau?

If you're looking for a bit of luxury while visiting Tawau, you may wish to check out the Promenade Hotel Tawau, which is close to old town, has free parking and WiFi, and is the tallest hotel in Sabah, with 16 floors. Its proximity to the largest shopping center in Tawau is a plus. At prices that might begin as low as $36 a night, this is a good value for many to consider. Other hotels that rate three star include the Marco Polo, Silam Dynasty, Shervinton Executive Boutique, and Sipadan Mangrove Resort Hotels, among others, with rates ranging from $14 up to $70 per night.

Are There Bread and Breakfast Hotels in Tawau?

If you're looking for a more intimate, homey accommodation while in Tawau, you'll find guest rooms that are located in the tourist area of Lahad Datu. Bike and Tours Bed and Breakfast is one such property that offers guests parking, airport shuttle transport, balconies, WiFi, and gardens. It may be convenient to pick up a rental car at the airport if you wish to explore the area on your own.

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Member reviews (11)
Mohd Yusri
Mohd Yusri

love it , tawau the best

Wee Ming
Wee MingSingapore, Singapore

A reserved place and strongly recommend for nature lover

YaYa Vandeventer
YaYa VandeventerSabah, Malaysia

At my villa

Farah Tasya
Farah TasyaSabah, Malaysia

i luv tawau very much .. n I pr0ud being sabahan


The least expensive month is December, with an average of $23 per night. The most expensive month to stay in Tawau is April, with an average price of $25 per night.
The average price of a hotel in May last year was $23 per night. This is 5% less than the average nightly price of $25 seen over the previous 12 months.
In Tawau, the expected average temperature in May is 27.6°C/81.6°F. The warmest month is typically April, which averages 31.7°C/89.1°F. The coolest month is January, with temperatures averaging 22.7°C/72.9°F.
The nearest airport to Tawau is Tawau (TWU) (14.43 miles).

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