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Gaya Island Resort

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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fisherman's cove”(110 reviews)
“nature walk”(76 reviews)
“private beach”(213 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

We had a great stay! Lovely and helpful staff, great facilities and good quality food. Would definitively recommend the japanese restaurant and all of the activities!we had an issue with the room and they gave us a new room straight away 👍🏼 Thanks for having...More

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Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 31 December 2017

Dear 379marta, Thank you for taking the time to sharing your experience with the Tripadvisor community. We are delighted to hear that you found our staff to be helpful and pleasant. Thank you once again for your feedback and we look forward to the distinct...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

It is beautiful here and the views are gorgeous, the sea is the clearest sea we have ever been in so got to see lots of fish even baby puffer fish! The food is very good but glad we paid for full board as we...More

4  Thank Cherpaul
Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 31 December 2017

Dear Cherpaul, Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels for your holiday. I was delighted to read that you found our island to be beautiful with the gorgeous view and clearest sea. We always appreciate when our valued guests share their feedback as it...More

Reviewed 6 December 2017

We had our mini honeymoon at Gaya Island Resort and it was memorable short trip. It's a nice small and peaceful resort to settle and recharge ourselves. The staff were all professional, friendly and efficient. Our stay was comfortable, food is decent, environment is clean....More

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Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 31 December 2017

Dear tanjuwinn, Thank you very much for choosing Gaya Island Resort for your mini honeymoon. We always appreciate when our valued guests share their feedback as it makes the service we provide even more worthwhile. As you mentioned, our resort team is always doing the...More

Reviewed 6 December 2017

The purpose of our three night stay here was some R&R following on from a fairly hectic fortnight of touring. We were very happy with our room - it ticked all the boxes for us and the resort had taken note of our request for...More

1  Thank Elizabeth T
Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 31 December 2017

Dear Elizabeth T, Please accept our most sincere apologies for failing to meet up with your expectations during your stay at Gaya Island Resort. I'm however delighted that you found our resort to be pleasant. The Borneo is a unique destination for a holiday and...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I left it very late to book so had to get a Kinabalu Villa but I think the view is worth the small amount extra. Villa/room was very spacious and beautifully furnished, particularly bathroom and bedroom. It’s an absolutely beautiful place to unwind in. It...More

3  Thank HHFoodieLover
Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 20 December 2017

Dear HHFoodieLover, Thank you for sharing this excellent review with Tripadvisor community. We always appreciate when our valued guests share their feedback as it makes the service we provide even more worthwhile. As you mentioned, our resort team is always doing the best to impress...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$214 - US$458 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$214 - US$458 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Amyfoth
19 April 2018|
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Susan M
18 April 2018|
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Dear Susan M, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, the resort does provide pool towels at the pool and beach. Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you soon. Kind regards, Wayne Lee
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Holidaymad
14 April 2018|
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Response from WayneLeeGM | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. During check in, we will collect a deposit either by cash or credit card for your credit facility while on the resort which gives you the convenience to charge all consumption into your room bill... More
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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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