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Gaya Island Resort

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fisherman's cove”(110 reviews)
“nature walk”(76 reviews)
“private beach”(213 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed 5 days here after a busy 10 days travelling mainland Borneo. We had a great view from our villa and found the uphill walk useful exercise having eaten so well. We don't normally like buffets but the interactive dining experience here, especially if...More

2  Thank Dwooda
Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 31 October 2017

Dear Dwooda , Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review and for sharing it with the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to hear that you had “lovely end to a great holiday" here at Gaya Island Resort. Please accept my...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

We are currently staying in a villa six o six at this wonderful resort high up in the canopy visited be monkeys. The staff and the aminities are perfect very attentive first class selection of food. A great location to chill out and relax. As...More

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Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 28 October 2017

Dear 1948kent42, 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 having a great time in our wonderful resort. The Borneo is a unique destination for a holiday...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived after 10 days trekking in the Jungle, just the place for some serious rest and relaxation. Have read most of the reviews on TripAdvisor and I feel that some people will never be happy, and probably will never find the perfect resort. This place...More

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Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 28 October 2017

Dear Peterogers, 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 having a relaxing time in our Tropical Paradise especially after the 10days in Jungle. We strive for...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

This hotel is very tired and in desperate need of a refurbishment. We were a family of 4 plus my mother-in-law who had issues with her knees. The rooms are all on a steep hill and there is no guest transport to the rooms, you...More

Thank ukmorrows
Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 28 October 2017

Dear ukmorrows, 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 product experienced. We take all guest comments very seriously and use them for...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The view, service and the accommodation are not what you would expect of a 5 star resort. Saying that, I must admit that prior to coming here spent 2 weeks in Thailand and the views, sea, accommodation and activities were incomparable. The restaurant is really...More

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Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 28 October 2017

Dear Veverita_calatoare, Thank you for sharing your experience with Tripadvisor community. The voices of our guests are valuable to us and serve as a tool for improvement to enhance our guest experiences. Allow me to apologize for the shortfalls in service and product during your...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
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Beachfront
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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
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$ 218 - US$ 522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 218 - US$ 522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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Kim G
22 April 2018|
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Response from WayneLeeGM | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. The resort is not halal certified, however we do not serve pork in any of the outlets.
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Amyfoth
19 April 2018|
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Response from WayneLeeGM | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Turtle sightings are not guaranteed, however, the chances of seeing turtles are better while cruising along the Marine Park. Do join in the Nature Cruise organized by the resort. Thank you.
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Room Tips
"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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"Room 806 is great"
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"all the rooms are the same, beautiful and big, just different views,"
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