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Alternatives to Gaya Island Resort

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Alternatives to Gaya Island Resort

Hi, we have booked the Gaya Island resort for a few days but I am considering cancelling this due to the terrible communications I have had with the hotel.

What are the alternatives please?

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1. Re: Alternatives to Gaya Island Resort

Hi,

I'm really sorry about bad communication they give you. From airport you can get bus,uber,grabcar or taxi to the Jesselton point ferry,they open 9am until 4pm. I'm not sure about the price but you can ask them there.

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2. Re: Alternatives to Gaya Island Resort

Louise L,

Have a look at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru resort 6miles south of KK or Sutera Harbour resort 4miles south of KK.

They have good reviews here on T.A.

They are the only two hotels near KK that have the same service/facilities both have their own marine/sport shop so you can still visit the marine park.

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3. Re: Alternatives to Gaya Island Resort

I wouldn't put the Tanjang or Magellen at anywhere near the same category as GIR, Gaya Island Resort is far better.

Try: travelcentre(at)ytlhotels.com.my

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I am pleased to say that the resort has seen my post on this forum and has dealt with the communication issue. Based on the way they have now resolved this, I will not be looking for an alternative resort but thanks to all who have replied

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5. Re: Alternatives to Gaya Island Resort

great news... you will love it there.

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6. Re: Alternatives to Gaya Island Resort

T.A. more power too your elbow!

Enjoy your Sabah time.

Edited: 1:02 pm, March 14, 2017
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7. Re: Alternatives to Gaya Island Resort

Canopy villas are best option, they are up in the trees, 813 - 854 are the best, not too far from everything, and seaview.

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