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    Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa

    Polish Bay, Pulau Gaya 88778, Malaysia
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    “plunge pool” (48 reviews)
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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

    Thank andrewdmac
    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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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
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    • US$275 - US$524 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Sabah >
    • West Coast Division >
    • Kota Kinabalu District >
    • Pulau Gaya
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    Julie M
    18 March 2017|
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    Response from TomasAndersen | Property representative |
    Yes we have 2 scheduled boat transfer times 13:30 and 15:30. if these times are not suitable please contact our reservations office. Yes we do have diving at our resorts. Please let us know should you like us to make a... More
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    Craig T
    5 January 2017|
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    Response from madonionslicer | Reviewed this property |
    You should direct this question to the hotel via their website.
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    293sammyc
    5 November 2016|
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    Response from TomasAndersen | Property representative |
    Hi Sammy, last schedule ferry back to our resorts are 1030pm. if a later one is needed one will need to charter a boat. unfortunately there is no bridge or other means of getting to the island. Weather at the moment is... More
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    "With kids I would stay in the bungalows closest the beach."
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    "Room wifi hardly worked. Only at the restaurant and lobby area were acceptable."
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    "The villas high up in the jungle for privacy, the villas on the beach for the sea."
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    "The plunge pool villas are worth every penny."
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