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Gaya Island Resort

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  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights with my family and it was awesome. Great staff and facilities. All inclusive booking so all meals are included as well. Food was again fantastic and was never hungry! The island is about 15min boat ride from the port so...More

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Response from WayneLeeGM, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 11 February 2018

Dear Teckkly, Greetings from all of us at Gaya Island Resort. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your feedback. We value your feedback and strive to continuously improve ourselves. My team and I are delighted to...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

hotel grounds and room were very nice, service was alright but not exactly top notch. my favourite was the pool area. the beach was alright and i wouldnt call it fantastic, plenty of debris washed ashore. the breakfast was great, quite a variety, however the...More

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Response from WayneLeeGM, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 11 February 2018

Dear Grace Y, Greetings from all of us at Gaya Island Resort. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your feedback. We value your feedback and strive to continuously improve ourselves. My team and I look forward...More

Reviewed 1 February 2018

This is not a true luxury resort, despite what the marketing or some of the reviews would suggest. The beach itself is beautiful; the service is good; and the food is consistently very good, but in no way does the resort deserve to be called...More

2  Thank Salarymanly
Response from WayneLeeGM, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 11 February 2018

Dear PJ M, Greetings from all of us at Gaya Island Resort. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your feedback. We value your feedback and strive to continuously improve ourselves. We apologize for the less than...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

This resort is by far the best island resort near the city of Kota Kinabalu. The morning views from your villa include a surprise sunrise view of Majestic Mount Kinabalu. We booked our stay through their website and they included a free massage into our...More

Thank Ames R
Response from WayneLeeGM, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 11 February 2018

Dear Ames R, Greetings from all of us at Gaya Island Resort. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to review your stay. We value your feedback and strive to continuously improve ourselves. My team and I are delighted...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

I stayed at Gaya Island Resort end of Jan with my 2 kids. Everything about it was well above my expectations. We arrived at Jesselton point for our 2pm boat transfer and checked with a few counters before they pointed us in the right direction....More

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Response from WayneLeeGM, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 11 February 2018

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
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
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US$ 206 - US$ 495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 206 - US$ 495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Jaromir V
21 June 2018|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
the only person who could answer that question is one that has been to all 3 resorts. they are all private resorts, so you cannot land on the resort unless you're staying there! snorkelling on Gaya is not overly good as... More
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Chang Y
4 June 2018|
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Response from WayneLeeGM | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Twin bedded rooms are available upon availability. Please indicate your requirements at point of reservations.
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Frog4114
25 April 2018|
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Response from WayneLeeGM | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. The resort is located on a part of Gaya Island with no access to the other resorts or villages on the island. Dining options are those made available by the resort itself only. Do browse our... More
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"Suria Suite, excellent for 2 families, spacious living/dining area. Kinabalu Villa offer excellent view of..."
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"Ask for an Ocean View Room/Mount Kinabalu view"
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"Best views are 851-854, but only if you don’t mind a steep walk. Others are nearby without a climb, but with..."
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"Rooms seem largely identical (other than one 4 times larger suite) - so aim for a room with the best view"
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