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    Gaya Island Resort

    Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park | Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Pulau Gaya 88000, Malaysia
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          Overview
          • Excellent52%
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          • Average12%
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          “feast village” (98 reviews)
          “nature walk” (64 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast Buffet
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          Reviewed yesterday via mobile

          We spent 9 nights here and loved every minute. The staff are amazing and extremely attentive; particular praise goes to Chef, Steven, Mary, Jack, Jung, Layla and of course Denys the manager. Food was first class with chef always doing spontaneous dishes to demonstrate his...More

          1  Thank Peter S
          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Our first thought on arrival was hated it, pretentious and not for us at all. Basically we are not beach/pool people and there is not a lot to do otherwise unless you want to do paid activities culinary, oils, diving etc. There are a few...More

          Thank Georgesdragon
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          I have to say I was a little disappointed with the hotel. Gaya is a beautiful Island and the views from the hotel are stunning. The issues I had was that the rooms are up very steep hills, if u went down the the pool...More

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

          Dear Paula K, 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...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Spent 2 weeks here in May and was very impressed with the hotel, the staff and the food. My wife and I have read lots of the other reviews and don't get where some of the comments come from but will provide a detailed honest...More

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

          Dear Darren L, Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels for your holiday. I was delighted to read about "Great Hotel, People, Food & Location". We always appreciate when our valued guests share their feedback as it makes the service we provide even more...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Lovely hotel if you like lying by the pool. Excellent food, nice rooms & friendly staff. Disappointing though if you're coming here for the 'eco-retreat'. 1. The diving was booked out & apparently you had to pre-book (have never had this at another hotel) 2....More

          Thank Tarrill B
          Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island Resort

          Dear Tarrill B, Thank you for sharing your review on TripAdvisor, we take all guest comments very seriously and use them for further training and enhancement to services and facilities. Rest assured we will take your feedback to heart and look into the critics mentioned,...More

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          About
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          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$174 - US$391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 121
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          • Location
          • Malaysia >
          • Sabah >
          • West Coast Division >
          • Kota Kinabalu District >
          • Pulau Gaya
          • Also Known As
          • Gaya Island Resort Pulau Gaya, Sabah
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          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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          Fi-JN123
          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 francescaehnvall | Reviewed this property |
          You need to go to mainland if you want a different option but honestly the buffet in the hotel is really rich and absolutely affordable. Plus you can have dinner in other restaurants in the hotel more expensive but really... More
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          "If mobility issues request lower level accommodation as otherwise very steep"
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          "Rooms away from the main reception are quieter and the view from the higher rooms is amazing and well worth..."
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          "Ask for a room with bay/beach view"
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