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Gaya Island Resort

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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fisherman's cove”(110 reviews)
“nature walk”(76 reviews)
“private beach”(213 reviews)
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

It truly is a paradise on earth! This is the second time we (family of four, children age 10 and 6) come back to the resort. It is even better than how we remembered. when we arrived, everyone addressed us very politely with our surname,...More

Thank Caroline P
Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 30 December 2017

Dear Caroline P, Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels as your family holiday destination. We are delighted to read that you had a wonderful time at Gaya Island Resort. We always appreciate when our valued guests share their feedback as it makes the...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Truly wonderful resort from the moment you arrive. This resort genuinely makes you feel like you have escaped from the stresses of the world. Small enough to be peaceful without being boring. The food is good and full board is recommended, Ramesh the FB manager...More

Thank sanjpathak
Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 31 December 2017

Dear sanjpathak, Thank you for staying at Gaya Island Resort and for giving us a generous feedback. We couldn’t be happier that you had an escaped and stress free vacation with us. We are glad to learn that you are greatly satisfied with the resort...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

Food was gastronomic orgasm! We had chef special (not on the menu) for dinner. Just ask him. You'll never regret his recommendation. Oh yeah, don't look at the price tag. Just order and think about robbing a bank when you check out later! #punintended The...More

Thank Ed M
Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 31 December 2017

Dear MatRasul, 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 enjoyed you found our food that good that given you gastronomic orgasm. We strive for heartfelt hospitality...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

With my wife we were looking forward to spending the next 6 days over NYs in this hotel as the web site was just fabulous as were all reviews. But unfortunately coming here, the service of the hotel totally disappointed us on the first day...More

6  Thank travel_enthusiast2
Response from WayneLeeGM, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 13 February 2018

Dear travel_enthusiast2, Greetings from all of us at Gaya Island Resort. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to review your stay. We value your feedback and strive to continuously improve ourselves. We apologize for the less than expected...More

Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

My family of 4 just visited Gaya Island Resort for the second time within 6 months. Just like in June, we spent 3 nights, under the Residence Package. This time nonetheless we encountered rain almost every day! Water visibility was poor for any good snorkeling....More

4  Thank Chua L
Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 31 December 2017

Dear Chua L, Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels for your family holiday again, we all were happy to read that you and your family had an excellent holiday with our distinction Borneo hospitality despite the inclement weather during your stay here at...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$215 - US$465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$215 - US$465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
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Frog4114
25 April 2018|
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Response from WayneLeeGM | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. The resort is located on a part of Gaya Island with no access to the other resorts or villages on the island. Dining options are those made available by the resort itself only. Do browse our... More
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Kim G
22 April 2018|
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Response from WayneLeeGM | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. The resort is not halal certified, however we do not serve pork in any of the outlets.
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Amyfoth
19 April 2018|
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Response from Roger G |
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Room Tips
"Best views are 851-854, but only if you don’t mind a steep walk. Others are nearby without a climb, but with..."
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"Rooms seem largely identical (other than one 4 times larger suite) - so aim for a room with the best view"
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"Room 806 is great"
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"all the rooms are the same, beautiful and big, just different views,"
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