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Gayana Marine Resort

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Beachfront
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well .... I was so excited about this trip 😢😢upon getting to the dock where we would have to go over to the island, the boat wasn’t leaving until two hours, we didn’t want to wait so they charged us $25 to take the “local”...More

2  Thank Heather P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

i stayed at one of the ocean villas - and though i didn't think the price was extreme i agree with some of the reviews that this place might be past its prime. the staff were definitely super friendly and professional, the food was really...More

1  Thank Jamin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a great 3 star eco resort, but since the price was for a 5 star I was disappointed. The place is dilapidated but they are constructing something new. There is no where to eat but on the island at three restaurants for...More

2  Thank monsternina
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Lovely staff, lovely location and fabulous breakfast. But the resort itself is falling apart. The spa, the ocean villa rooms, the seafood restaurant. All of it is old and tattered. There is no gym. The air conditioning units in our room coughed, creaked and spluttered...More

Thank SeymourNightingale
Response from Andrea B, Manager at Gayana Marine ResortResponded April 12, 2018

Dear Seymour, Thank you very much for your constructive comments relating to your recent stay at Gayana Marine Resort. We are delighted that you have enjoyed our level of service and our staff in general. It is certainly true that our biggest challenge lies in...More

Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

This resort is just amazing. The stylish little chalets on stilts over the water were comfortable and spacious. As you walk to your chalet, you can see coral and schools of fish swimming by, monitor lizards, monkeys, and more. The pool is lovely, with a...More

3  Thank amflhu88
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$232 - $631 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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$232 - $631 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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304tonib
January 21, 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
January 21, 2018|
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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
November 6, 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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