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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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    Reviewed 21 July 2017

    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 23 July 2017

    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

    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    Really looked forward to the stay following all the good comments. Booked 2 adjacent Canopy villa rooms (for adults and kid) so you can imagine the price for that. Arrived late evening from Four Seasons Singapore and were in a complete disbelief of the so...More

    Thank matissp
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 23 July 2017

    Dear matissp, 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 experienced, I have personally shared your observations with our team to avoid re occurrences....More

    Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

    We loved this hotel. We were greeted by very helpful staff. It was raining when we arrived and were given umbrellas to help us to our apartment. It's spread around so there are no rooms really close to main areas this is due to location...More

    Thank jenstouph
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 23 July 2017

    Dear jenstouph, Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels for your holiday. I was delighted to read that you had an amazing "Fabulous island escape" here at Gaya Island Resort. We always appreciate when our valued guests share their feedback as it makes the...More

    Reviewed 16 July 2017

    Had a Bayu villa, just behind the pond. Ideal as close to all facilities for us. It was beautiful and clean with huge bath and rainfall shower. Snorkelling just off the beach was amazing and we loved the marine and wildlife centres with their helpful...More

    Thank Elizabeth B
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 23 July 2017

    Dear Elizabeth B, Thank you very much for such a rewarding review and for sharing with Tripadvisor community. We at Gaya Island Resort are delighted to hear that you found our resort to be lovely relaxing resort with outstanding staff. Our service promise is to...More

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    Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

    So great to bw in this resort, friendly staff, mentioned to "corneluis, Shahrul, and the lady from the Ph living at ma-a, i forgot her name. And the staff from the restaurant : james, and Rara i think her name 😂, all of them is...More

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    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 23 July 2017

    Dear TripAdvisor Members, Thank very much for choosing Gaya Island Resort for holiday destination and for taking the time to share your experience with the online community. We are delighted to read that you found our staff to be excellent as well as friendly and...More

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    Alexemay
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    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
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    Response from Louise A | Reviewed this property |
    It's only about 20 minutes to the airport from Jessleton point, but if traffic is heavy I would allow about 40minutes to be on the safe side. Thanks
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    "Make sure you ask for a room with a NEW bedhead without any mould!!!"
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    "Don't choose a room here. Santhiya Resort in Thailand or Taaras Resort in Malaysia are far superior."
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    "Be aware of the size of the resort. We had rooms (in the 900s) in that were quite a distance up a steep hill"
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    "Stayed at Bayu Villa, Large Room with Large Bath Tub and huge Balcony overlooking Nature and beach."
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