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Gayana Marine Resort

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Be aware - this hotel is in desperate need of a refurbishment. It is extremely expensive and is only 3* at best. You have to pay in full at check in on the mainland before setting foot on the island - before seeing the hotel....More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

The Gayana Eco Resort is a really nice place to spend some days. The service is good, but because the staff tries to hard (and is drilled strictly) the contact is formal and following that also pretty impersonal. The villas are amazing, the breakfast is...More

Thank VincentR1984
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Check in and first encounter by Jesselton Point. VIP treatment. But: I was paying it all and the place required cash, which was quite and effort- it means like a withdrawal of two yearly salaries of a Malaysian. Immonen, besides the front desk person tried...More

Thank Mikael K
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Stayed for 5 night in one of their palm villas which was gorgeous. Thankyou for the upgrade from the ocean villa. Villa was huge and very luxurious. We had a very relaxing time. All staff were very pleasant and the food was good. We enjoyed...More

Thank Bted
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

staying at the seaview villa. the only thing u can hear is wave from the sea. monkeys around. Remember to lock the door! pity that sunrise and sunset is nothing related. friendly and helpful staff around! the marine ecology research center is lovely place to...More

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Beachfront
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304tonib
22 January 2018|
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Response from deeandrews | Reviewed this property |
Kota Kinabalu International Airport is closest, about a 15-30 taxi ride to the Jesselton Ferry terminal depending on traffic. We hailed a taxi at the airport and it was much less expensive than the transfer the hotel... More
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304tonib
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Response from deeandrews | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can access the water from the overwater villas though depending on the time of day and tides, you might need to climb down your ladder as it’s too shallow to jump. The water is NOT crystal clear and the snorkeling... More
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omikron6
7 November 2017|
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Response from zita_927 | Reviewed this property |
they have few time slot of the transfer are free. as long as you live there. will be free
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"Palm villas for days"
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"get the palm villas, you won't die so much and there are no monkeys"
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"The mangrove villas are secluded and have a great view of the rainforest."
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"Choose the new sibling, Bunga Raya instead!"
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