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Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“plunge pool”(50 reviews)
“pantai grill”(34 reviews)
“canopy walk”(39 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Do not trust on the pictures. This fake paradise is absurdly expensive for the low quality. Full of mosquitos, swamps, garbage. The beach can't be used because of jelly fish in the water. The staff very nice as usual in asia. Food variety and quality...More

1  Thank Jorge H
Response from TomasAndersen, General Manager at Bunga Raya Island Resort & SpaResponded 4 May 2016

Dear Jorge, Thank you for your constructive criticism. While we know we are not perfect, I wish you had pointed this out to myself or any of my managers during your stay with us. This way you allow us to understand how we did not...More

Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Perfect place for holiday with family even old person or young kids. Definately will come back here again. Also it's nice place for a honeymoon.. highly recomended. Reasonable price..and no group touring..so not noisely.

1  Thank Mana T
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Although small and close to the city of Kota Kinabalu, Gaya island feels remote and is covered with jungle rainforest. If you're considering this resort, it's important to leave pre-conceived expectations of a typical five star beach properties behind. Leaves fall in the pool, jungle...More

2  Thank nickhedderman
Response from TomasAndersen, General Manager at Bunga Raya Island Resort & SpaResponded 4 April 2016

Dear nickhedderman, Thank you so much for your feedback on your stay. I am thrilled you enjoyed your time at Bungaraya resort, clearly we were a great match for one another. We are in the process of upgrading our wifi, although some guest are very...More

Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Secluded island that feels further away from main land than it is. Pros Big well appointed rooms (villas), generous '5* freebies' eg his and hers sarongs, complimentary mini bar, high quality aromatherapy toiletries. Friendly helpful staff Lovely 1km beach Golf buggies for transport around the...More

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Response from TomasAndersen, General Manager at Bunga Raya Island Resort & SpaResponded 17 April 2016

Thank you for your feedback this is always appreciated. We always aim to exceed expectations but when something does not quite meet them we need to take stock. As for your constructive criticism i want to highlight the following: 1) jelly fish are seasonal we...More

Reviewed 31 March 2016

This hotel portrays itself as a luxury boutique property - reality is far from this. From generally indifferent or poorly trained staff (excursion bookings were badly managed and mis-communicated /airport transfers that we reconfirmed and were told were booked were not - and the response...More

Thank dsbali
Response from TomasAndersen, General Manager at Bunga Raya Island Resort & SpaResponded 4 April 2016

Dear dsbali, Thank you for the feedback, only by knowing our weaknesses will we ever better ourselves so point taken on the areas highlighted. As always we try to meet all our guest, only through guest interaction do we truly know how well we are...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Dry Cleaning
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$295 - US$571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$295 - US$571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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11 January 2018|
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Response from Jamsimsafc | Reviewed this property |
Security wise I think you’ll be fine. The only concern I would clarify with the hotel would be that many of the bungalows are up in the trees so the balcony’s are high up. This could be a little dangerous for little ones if... More
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robert f
Good Morning We are planning a trip to one of the Rain Forest areas where we would like to do forest walking and beach swimming This hotel is obviously a very good one but we are extremely worried about the constant reports of rubbish on the beach Please advise if this is only washed in at night or does it happen throughout the day also? A business colleague has advised that there is an enormous Shanty Town on stilts nearby and that each hut has holes in the floor where they throw all their rubbish, household waste and one hole in the floor, is even a toilet! He says that absolutely everything is thrown or dropped down the holes into the waters beneath He has advised that the tides can carry the waste in any direction, towards any of the beautiful nearby islands and that unfortunately, this island is very close to the Shanty and thus suffers all the time Please advise if this information is correct
15 October 2017|
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Response from TomasAndersen | Property representative |
Dear Robert F Thank you so much for your very valid question. Unfortunately we do have issues with rubbish floating around the sea some will be from the villages but the majority will be from the rivers leading into the... More
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robert f
11 October 2017|
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Response from TomasAndersen | Property representative |
Dear Robert & Viktoria, Thank you for your interest in Bungaraya Island Resort. we are delighted that you are looking at us as a possible option for your upcoming holiday. To answer your questions: Smoking is only allowed... More
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"somewhere near the new restaurant, but not past the pool area"
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"Rooms at lower level offer easy access to facilities."
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