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    Gaya Island Resort

    Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park | Jesselton Point, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Pulau Gaya 88000, Malaysia
    011 60 3-2783 1000
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    Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

    I hv been to 4 YTL luxury resorts / hotels in Malaysia. This hotel provides the best beach due to it's location, and it is just approximately 20 mins away from Kota Kinabalu city. Water is clean and you can easily see beautiful fishes swimming...More

    Thank Alexemay
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 26 September 2017

    Dear Alexemay, Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels for your holiday. I was delighted to read that you found us to be the best beach within YTL properties you've visited. We always appreciate when our valued guests share their feedback as it makes...More

    Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

    First of all , all the staffs were super friendly and helpful. They are willing to help at anytime. I didn't expect good breakfast due to the reviews that I've seen, but it was way better than my expactation.More

    Thank kittenjaey
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 9 September 2017

    Dear kittenjaey, Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels for your holiday. I was delighted to read that you named Gaya Island Resort as "fantastic isolated resort". We always appreciate when our valued guests share their feedback as it makes the service we provide...More

    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    We stayed 6 nights at the Gaya Island resort while on our honeymoon. The hotel rooms are beautiful, spacious and very comfortable and set in beautiful surroundings. The beaches at the resort are also gorgeous however we found everything to be very over priced. Food...More

    Thank emmawalsh1
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 26 September 2017

    Dear emmawalsh1, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with Tripadvisor community. I understand your disappointment with our product and the services, and I appreciate your constructive feedback. We are grateful for all feedback, even if it...More

    Reviewed 1 September 2017

    The island itself is stunning - lush greenery, tropical weather, calm clear waters. However the resort, the facilities and service has so much room for improvement to claim to be a 5-star property and charge the prices they get away with. Lucky for them there...More

    2  Thank Wanderluster35
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 2 September 2017

    Dear Wanderluster35, 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 31 August 2017

    We spent two weeks in Borneo in August and our three day stay at Gaya Island was the final leg of our time there. We were really looking forward to it as something special to end our holiday with. I can only say I was...More

    3  Thank PinkPeony21
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 9 September 2017

    Dear PinkPeony21, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Gaya Island Resort with the TripAdvisor community. Please accept my sincere apologies for the shortfalls in service and products experienced, I have personally shared your observations with our team to avoid...More

    Awards & Recognition
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • USD 212 - USD 413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 121
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    • Kota Kinabalu District >
    • Pulau Gaya
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    • Gaya Island Resort Pulau Gaya, Malaysia
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    8 January 2018|
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    Response from Figures62 | Reviewed this property |
    Diving…Diving is provided by Borneo Dream and although it can be booked at the resort it is better to contact them directly in advance to book a place as the boat took about ten divers only. There is no dive shop on the... More
    Florin R
    14 October 2017|
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    Response from Sarah-Jane M | Reviewed this property |
    Yup we did most of our dives with a gay couple who didn’t seem to have any problems that I know of.
    29 August 2017|
    Response from Tamar C | Reviewed this property |
    The snorkelling at Tavajun Bay is different. The boat leaves about every hour from 10.30am to the bay and you can snorkel independently. The snorkelling trip takes you to another island with a guide. Everything can be... More
    Room Tips
    "Canopy Villa was the room we had which was nice and close to the main facilities"
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    "Ask to see room first, i.e. sea view can be a tree view :)"
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    "Upper floor on any treetop villa is amazing"
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    "Higher rooms have a long walk but are really worth it for the view"
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