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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
    • Excellent55%
    • Very good28%
    • Average12%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    “feast village” (111 reviews)
    “nature walk” (67 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
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    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

    This resort is beautiful with wonderful nature all around. I love the calm and serene environment especially during sun rise. Staff extremely good especially the breakfast team and charming Resort Manager I was reading previous reviews regarding steep prices for fb , frankly speaking I...More

    Thank Sarita D
    Response from dennis_gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded March 17, 2017

    Dear Sarita D, What a wonderful review, thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review and for sharing it with the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to hear that you found Gaya Island Resort to be beautiful with wonderful nature. We...More

    Reviewed March 14, 2017

    Disappointing. This is a 3 start resort masquerading as a 5 star. I have been lucky enough to stay in other 5 star accommodation in Malaysia so have seen how it can be done. The Datai in Langkawi - another rainforest+beach resort does it perfectly...More

    3  Thank RebeccaC477
    Response from dennis_gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded March 17, 2017

    Dear RebeccaC477, Thank you for your feedback. 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 during your stay with us; this is certainly...More

    Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

    Lets start with the check in at jesselton pier, which was very smooth. Check in at the resort was very good and the staff cannot do enough for you. The food is outstanding, the fisherman's cove perhaps lacks some atmosphere but its fine dining. The...More

    Thank El-tel40
    Response from dennis_gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded March 17, 2017

    Dear El-tel40, Thank you very much for sharing such glowing feedback with Tripadvisor community. Our all entire Team and myself are delighted to hear that you found our resort to be beautifully placed. Our service promise is to give each guest a memorable story to...More

    Reviewed March 12, 2017

    Wow! What a bliss 5 days we had in Gaya Island Resort.I must say the very best Borneo to offer. We visited few other resorts but nothing can match this resort, from the beauty nature have to offer the best delicious fresh food. I love...More

    Thank Loveofnature1234
    Response from dennis_gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded March 17, 2017

    Dear Loveofnature1234, We are pleased to hear that you rated Gaya Island Resort as “Excellent Resort with Warm Hospitality “ and thank you for sharing your feedback with the TripAdvisor community. The Borneo is a unique destination for a holiday and here at Gaya Island...More

    Reviewed March 10, 2017

    The Great stuff: Smooth check-in at the Jesselton boat terminal and in the resort Warm welcome by Jack with complete explanation of the resort Spacious rooms with fantastic bed and excellent bathroom area Cool and good working internet gadget to take around where ever you...More

    Thank terbangbelanda
    Response from dennis_gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded March 17, 2017

    Dear terbangbelanda, We would like to thank you for sharing your feedback with the TripAdvisor community. Our all entire Team and myself are delighted to read that you found our team members to be amazing and you enjoyed your birthday breakfast. Our service promise is...More

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    • Airport Transportation
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    • $170 - $490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kota Kinabalu District >
    • Pulau Gaya
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    Holidaymad
    August 20, 2017|
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    Response from SteveT666 | Reviewed this property |
    You can comfortably make the airport in an hour most of the time. However, looking at the time you are travelling it may be prudent to allow an extra 30minutes to get through rush hour traffic- it can be very slow at that... More
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    August 13, 2017|
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    Response from Louise A | Reviewed this property |
    Hi we did this, Shahrul and Jack booked it for us you will find them in the lobby. It is a long day we had to get a private boat off the island at 5am flight at at 6:30am its only 30mins then flight back at 6:30ish pm you... More
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    August 1, 2017|
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    Response from Valantar | Reviewed this property |
    Most tourist-leaning places seem to accept at least MasterCard and Visa without issues, though this depends a bit on the location and standard. On Gaya Island, I wouldn't worry at all, as the resorts there are far too high... More
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for a room closer to the main area if you are choosing a bayu villa."
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    "Rooms in the 9s and 8s are a trek away. Rooms in the 7s have very little view"
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    "It can be a hike/climb to some rooms but rooms further away tend to have the best views."
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    "The rooms are simply amazing."
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