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    Gaya Island Resort

    Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park | Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Pulau Gaya 88000, Malaysia
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    Overview
    • Excellent55%
    • Very good28%
    • Average12%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    “feast village” (107 reviews)
    “nature walk” (66 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Firstly this place is not 5 star and is expensive, though set in a beautiful island/forest area Pro's - villas are large rooms and somewhat private though balconies are shared with no solid divider between rooms (so no privacy on balconies from each other), island...More

    Thank kdbkathmandu
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    1.Speedboat fee & Conservation Fees should include in the room fee.It will give the guests a totally different,better feeling. 2.Compare to Bunga Raya Island Resort and ECO,meals are too expensive! 3.The welcome drink has shrunk and there is no ice towel. It looks very mean!...More

    Thank lkkclub
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Ikkclub, Thank you for sharing your review on TripAdvisor, we take all guest comments very seriously and use them for further training and enhancement to services and facilities. Rest assured we will take your feedback to heart and look into the critics mentioned, and...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    The resort is a 15 mins journey from Kota Kinanbalu by the hotels boat fleet, which run regularly. The resort is popular with honeymooners and couples from Europe (UK biggest group) and also families from SE Asia. It is an popular relaxation stop off after...More

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    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 5 days ago

    Dear tonytourguide, Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels for your holiday at the end of your Borneo trip and for sharing this glowing feedback with Tripadvisor Community. We always appreciate when our valued guests share their feedback as it makes the service we...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Stayed at Gaya island for 8 nights. We visited already all YTL properties and I must say this resort is completely not up to standards and luxury of the other hotels. Positive points: - very nice location with Cristal blue waters - Good size rooms...More

    1  Thank BelgiumFlyer
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 5 days ago

    Dear BelgiumFlyer, Please accept our most sincere apologies for failing to meet up with your expectations during your stay at Gaya Island Resort. The Borneo is an unique destination for a holiday and here at Gaya Island Resort, we pride ourselves on delivering distinctive customer...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I stayed here for three nights with my wife, planned as a relaxing end to a two-week trip to Sabah. Some parts of it lived up to expectations, but others failed outright. Positives: -The rooms are excellent. Spacious, well furnished, comfortable. Anyone looking for a...More

    Thank Valantar
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Valantar, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Gaya Island Resort with the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to hear that you found our resort to be beautiful especially the wildlife preservation works carried out by our team. Please...More

    Gayana Eco Resort
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Price range
    • US$147 - US$452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 121
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
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    • West Coast Division >
    • Kota Kinabalu District >
    • Pulau Gaya
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    • Gaya Island Resort Malaysia/Pulau Gaya
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    6 July 2017|
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    Response from 593clairey | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there was rubbish there when we went, it is tidal from the large phillipino refugee settlements nearby. The resort tirelessly picks it up esp. in the morning and also work is done in educating the settlement. It is a... More
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    Response from Darren L | Reviewed this property |
    Yes you can book via the hotel. This doesn't include your flight which isn't an issue as we booked direct with air Asia and it was £15 each, each way. The flight is about 40 minutes and was excellent. I would highly... More
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    Response from Lesley W | Reviewed this property |
    We booked everything after we arrived. The restaurants need 24 advance booking so if you want something special on the first night that might be a consideration as feast village is not high end! Though great for breakfast... More
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    Room Tips
    "Kinanbalu rooms, as long as you're okay with steps."
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    "Kinabalu villa for best view, Bayu villa if you want to stay closer to the main areas."
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    "Depends what you want. Higher rooms -views would be good Near pond were ideal for us Steps through out..."
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    "Room was beautiful and always kept very clean. The bed was very comfy. Wi-fi was great also."
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