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Gayana Eco Resort

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Malohom Bay | Gaya Island, Pulau Gaya 88778, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights in conjuntion with another 3 nights at their sister resort Bunga Raya, Beautiful overwater bungalows, but close to mainland and other areas. Service was exceptiona, food was good and the happy hour was fantastic. Nothing at all to complain about. I would go back in a flash. Thoroughly recommend for families... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a brilliant few days here. Location is amazing and the view from the infinity pool over the ocean is incredible. Its the perfect place to unwind and spend some time completely away from the usual everyday. All the huts are on the water, some have direct access to the sea. We stayed in a Jungle view so did... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to give the kids the feeling of being in a overwater bungalow. But we stayed for a week and the space becomes limited for kids. Great pool and nice water sports equipment available but we ended up going to the sister resort (which is 15 minutes by boat) almost everyday to be able to play on the beach,... More 

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Dordogne
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very beautiful resort, well located on a lush tropical island that genuinely offers a real difference given its research facilities aimed at the preservation and maintenance of the giant-clam population and of the coral reefs. The individuals villas are outstanding. Go for a palm villa if you can, located well out in the sea, with glass bottomed reception rooms,... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What you will love: The location of the resort is breathtaking. Staff very friendly and professional. The food in both restaurants is simply out of this world. The view from the Water Front Villa... is just incredible. Great Snorkelling 5 meters from your bed... Breakfast delivered by boat to your room... What can be improved: Little "shop" in the resort,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a couple of nights at this great hotel we left with mixed feelings. The room was splendid, the staff super competent and they cared a lot (we got a birthday cake and our room was full is surprised as it was our couple anniversary date). Food was nice as well. However the view from the hotel is very ordinary.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon arrival at Kota Kinabalu, we were taken to Jesselton Jetty where the hotel checks in its guests. The staff were frazzled and trying their best to cope but we had to wait a full 20 minutes to check in. When we got to the hotel, we were taken to our room by the assistant manager. At our front door... More 

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Andrea B, Manager at Gayana Eco Resort, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, thank you for your comments relating to your recent stay at Gayana Eco Resort. I have taken good note about your feedback and first of all need to apologize about the delay you had to encounter at our office in Jesselton point. It certainly coincided with a crunch time in peak season which has caused the delay... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fantastic 7 day break, allowing us to totally chill out and enjoy the great snorkelling in the sea and to catch a few rays. The MERC centre was excellent and the opportunity to visit Gayana's sister resort of Bunga Raya should not be missed, as the kids experienced a brief walk in the canopy of a jungle, where... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing could beat having breakfast arriving by water transport and jumping into the water at the doorstep, plus we could raise the blinds to overlook the ocean while showering!! I thought only that could happen onboard a cruise. Gosh, we were spoilt for good...!!!! From reservations to the check-in reception and our arrival to employees at the restaurant, everyone was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful setting, great staff and fantastic pool area. A great place for a wonderful lodge holiday, staff could not be more helpful. Basic water sports stuff available and staff advice and support made everything easy. Transfer to and from the lodge by boat and in itself an adventure, again staff really helpful. Wonderful stay in a great place

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