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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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      2 adults
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          USD 373*
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          Overview
          • Excellent52%
          • Very good29%
          • Average12%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible1%
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          “feast village” (98 reviews)
          “nature walk” (64 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
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          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 1 April 2017

          Like so many others I have to say that the staff are great and the food and drink are over-priced. Spent two weeks here and had a lovely relaxing holiday – there’s really nothing to do but chill and enjoy the peace and quiet. Kinabalu...More

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          Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island Resort

          Dear Supercox, What a wonderful review, thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review and for sharing it with the TripAdvisor community.We are delighted to hear that you had the “relaxing” with us at Gaya Island Resort. We strive for unique...More

          Reviewed 1 April 2017

          After a hectic 2 week schedule of Sepilok, Sukau, Danum valley, umpteen flights, jungle treks, river safaris, golf and tropical sun it was a welcome relief to reach Gaya island. A 15 minute speedboat journey from Jesselton point in Kota Kinabalu gets you there and...More

          1  Thank Dean J
          Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island Resort

          Dear Dean J, Thank very much for choosing Gaya Island Resort, and for taking the time to share your wonderful feedback about your stay in our little tropical paradise with the online community. We are delighted to read that you had such an amazing experience...More

          Reviewed 31 March 2017

          Had a high expectations for this resort - partly because of the location inside of the marine park, partly because of the good reviews. The price was even higher than Shangri-La (our second choice), so we decided to choose Gaya. Positives: 1) fantastic sea view...More

          1  Thank Thefall
          Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island Resort

          Dear Thefall, 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 29 March 2017

          Stayed for 2 nights and was generally happy with my stay but expected much more. What I liked: - friendly staff with smiles everywhere - nicely furnished room with a large bath tub big enough for 2 (they even assisted to prepare a bubble bath...More

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          Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island Resort

          Dear RJ_Choy, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review and sharing it with the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to hear that you found out staff to be friendly with smiles everywhere and enjoyed our coexisting with nature especially our...More

          Reviewed 28 March 2017

          I have spend a few days at the Gaya Island Resort in December 2016 and enjoyed every minute of it. Staff of the hotel is very friendly and attentive to your needs. There is a nice swimming pool and the beach overlooking the Borneo island...More

          Thank The_Windmill_Pub
          Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island Resort

          Dear The_Windmill_Pub, Thank you very much for sharing such a glowing review with Tripadvisor community. We are very happy to read that you found Gaya Island Resort to be lovely hotel with friendly staff and lots of wildlife. Our service promise is to give each...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • 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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          • USD 171 - USD 391 (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
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          • West Coast Division >
          • Kota Kinabalu District >
          • Pulau Gaya
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          • Gaya Island Resort Pulau Gaya, Malaysia
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          gglpets
          Could someone help me with this question, wondering if travelling from the UK do i need a yellow fever vaccination certificate.
          10 April 2017|
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          Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
          No you don't. Came from Ireland and didn't need it .
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          Fi-JN123
          Hello, We are staying at Gaya Island Resort in August/September and are planning a trip to Sandakan. To get our flights on time we will need to get a speedboat at approx 6am from Gaya to KK and a speedboat back at 9pm. I understand we'll have to pay 500 MYR for the 6am trip and 140MYR for the return trip (I think these prices are extortionate!!). Do I need to prebook these transfers or can I book them when I get to the hotel (i'm struggling to get in touch with the hotel). Thanks Iona
          29 March 2017|
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          Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
          First boat goes at 8am or 9am I think and they run every two hours (these are the cheaper) Here's what we did . It's a about 50 euro to stay in sepilok overnight right next to the reserve. Beautiful chalets , you could go... More
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          Sophie P
          Hi I see the comments that the food in the hotel can be a bit pricy and wondered if there was anywhere to eat outside of the hotel but on the island? Or do you have to travel to the mainland? Thanks. Sophie
          6 March 2017|
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          Response from francescaehnvall | Reviewed this property |
          You need to go to mainland if you want a different option but honestly the buffet in the hotel is really rich and absolutely affordable. Plus you can have dinner in other restaurants in the hotel more expensive but really... More
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