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    Gaya Island Resort

    | Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Pulau Gaya 88000, Malaysia
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Na een aantal dagen in de jungle te hebben overnacht, voelde Gaya Island Resort echt als aankomen in het paradijs....More

    Thank Rosanne v
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    The location is fabulous but the service is lacking. Be warned access to rooms requires a hike. Alcohol and food is expensive. Check in process is very slow. The activities schedule looks great but availability is very limited.More

    Thank Leah L
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island Resort

    Dear Leah L, Please accept our most sincere apologies for failing to meet up with your expectations during your stay at Gaya Island Resort. The Borneo is an unique destination for a holiday and here at Gaya Island Resort, we pride ourselves on delivering distinctive...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    It is definitely not 5 starts place and for sure there is no room for tag "Luxury" even the stuff is very kind. It starts when you arrive at Gaya Lounge in Kota Kinabalu port. It is shame on YTL to have that nibble place...More

    Thank Andrey K
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island Resort

    Dear Andrey K, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with Tripadvisor community. I understand your disappointment with our product and the services, and I appreciate your constructive feedback. We are grateful for all feedback, even if...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    My boyfriend and I stayed here 3 days 2 nights and absolutely loved our time here. We had an apartment up on the hill and we were afforded incredible views across the bay. The apartments that are higher up are a little bit of a...More

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    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island Resort

    Dear MissNoodle , Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels for your holiday. I was delighted to read that you had a wonderful stay here at Gaya Island Resort. We always appreciate when our valued guests share their feedback as it makes the service...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago
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    3連休だったので前もってアクティビティを予約したくて何度メールしても、とにかく返事が来なくて困った。来たと思ったら何個か...More

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    • US$171 - US$375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    gglpets
    Could someone help me with this question, wondering if travelling from the UK do i need a yellow fever vaccination certificate.
    10 April 2017|
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    Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
    No you don't. Came from Ireland and didn't need it .
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    Hello, We are staying at Gaya Island Resort in August/September and are planning a trip to Sandakan. To get our flights on time we will need to get a speedboat at approx 6am from Gaya to KK and a speedboat back at 9pm. I understand we'll have to pay 500 MYR for the 6am trip and 140MYR for the return trip (I think these prices are extortionate!!). Do I need to prebook these transfers or can I book them when I get to the hotel (i'm struggling to get in touch with the hotel). Thanks Iona
    28 March 2017|
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    Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
    First boat goes at 8am or 9am I think and they run every two hours (these are the cheaper) Here's what we did . It's a about 50 euro to stay in sepilok overnight right next to the reserve. Beautiful chalets , you could go... More
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    Sophie P
    Hi I see the comments that the food in the hotel can be a bit pricy and wondered if there was anywhere to eat outside of the hotel but on the island? Or do you have to travel to the mainland? Thanks. Sophie
    6 March 2017|
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    Response from C0Cgal | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Sophie,yes, the food will be a bit pricy,only can eat on island.but you go to mainland for dinner,and back to island,just 15-20minutes. From Jesselton Point Ferry : 0800 hrs, 1000 hrs, 1200 hrs, 1400 hrs, 1600 hrs, 1800... More
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