Four Points Sheraton Sandakan

The first international establishment to hit the town of Sandakan in Sabah, this 300-roomer is part of a larger development, Sandakan Harbour Square (which boasts great international shopping facilities). The hotel features lovely views of the Sulu Sea and is a great base to explore famous wildlife attractions including Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, the Rainforest Discovery Centre, Turtle Island Park, the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary and the Gomantong Caves. Rates start at RM208 ($84).