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Miri Marriott Resort and Spa

Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia

Located close to the center of Sarawak's city of Miri, the Miri Marriott is a perfect resort style base hotel from which to explore this fascinating area, including the traditional Longhouses of the Iban Tribe and the cultural riches of Sarawak.

At a Glance

  • An international hotel with great facilities close to an extraordinary region of cultural diversity

  • The perfect stopover for visitors to the Mulu caves

  • Visit Deer Cave and witness the population of 3 million Wrinkle Lipped bats leaving the cave at dusk to feed

  • A visit to the Iban tribes will enlighten you to the rich cultural heritage of the Sarawak region

  • The large outdoor pool will cool you off after a day of hiking to the caves

Adventure, Family, Honeymoon

Insider's View

Miri is often called the Northern Gateway to Sarawak and it is surrounded by four world-class national parks, Mount Mulu National Park, Niah National Park, Lambir Hills National Park and Loagan Bunut National Park.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Miri Marriott Resort and Spa or take a look at our itineraries to Borneo

Description

The Miri Marriott is set in 20 acres of landscaped gardens situated on the coast overlooking the South China Sea. Close to Miri is the home of the largest traditional Longhouse inhabited by the Iban tribe. This is a wonderful place to visit to obtain insight into the traditional living habits of one of the oldest established tribes in Borneo.

This luxury 5 star property has a wide range of rooms from pool and ocean view rooms to spacious suites, all elegantly furnished and with the facilities one would expect of a hotel of this standard. Dining options include Zest, an international restaurant offering a variety of cuisine from freshly made pasta, pizzas from wood burning ovens and wok-fried Asian delicacies. There is also a laid back poolside restaurant and bar, a deli and Lush Bar for live music and classic cocktails.

The Marriott boasts Sarawak's largest free form swimming pool, well equipped gym and the Mandara Spa with a range of pampering treatments designed to soothe and rejuvenate. When not enjoying the hotel's extensive facilities it is an easy trip out to the Iban Longhouses or many of the other fascinating cultural and natural wonders of this unspoiled region.

Please note that a stay here can only be booked through Scott Dunn as part of an itinerary with at least 7 nights accommodation in total.

Accommodation

The five floors of the Miri Marriott house 211 Rooms and nine Suites all contemporarily furnished with comfort in mind. Deluxe Rooms are all the same in size with a choice of views over the pool, gardens and ocean, some of which have private balconies and some of which interconnect. The Suites have the addition of a separate living room allowing plenty of space for guests to enjoy. Facilities in all rooms include TVs and internet access.

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Childcare

Children are made very welcome at the Miri Marriott Resort & Spa, and there are daily recreational activities on offer including board games, pool games, arts and crafts etc. Facilities include an outdoor children's pool, playground, 'kiddies aerobics' and babysitting.

Facilities

There are three informal restaurants serving a range of freshly prepared International cuisine including The Borneo Baking Company, a deli with fantastic fresh breads, pastries and cakes and the Matahari Pool Terrace with swim-up bar, delicious light lunches and ice cold beers. In-room dining is also available. For those feeling active here is a gym and aerobics studio, tennis courts and Sarawak's largest free form swimming pool. For those preferring to wind down, the Mandara Spa offers a range of relaxing and rejuvenating treatments guaranteed to soothe the body and mind.

Activities

The highlight of being in Miri is the visits to local Iban Longhouses which can be enjoyed with a half day excursion, there are also fabulous caves, waterfalls and national parks to explore. Other local activities include biking and hiking trails and golf.

Location & Directions

Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia

Miri Marriott Resort and Spa is situated on twenty acres of landscaped gardens overlooking the South China Sea and backed by gentle hills covered with tropical greenery. The resort is just minutes from Miri city center with diving spots and national parks nearby.

When to go

Like the rest of Malaysia, Sabah’s climate is hot and humid. Expect temperatures in the high 20s and low 30s throughout the lowlands. The state’s rainfall averages about 300cm annually and though it rains throughout the year, the heaviest rainfall generally occurs between October and January. At higher elevations the temperature is refreshingly cool, dropping to colder temperatures at night. Mount Kinabalu has its own climate and, above 3500m, temperatures can drop to freezing.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Miri Marriott Resort and Spa or take a look at our itineraries to Borneo

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