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    Gaya Island Resort

    Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park | Jesselton Point, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Pulau Gaya 88000, Malaysia
    011 60 3-2783 1000
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    Reviewed 4 August 2017

    My husband and I spent 6 nights at Gaya Island resort at the end of our holiday in Borneo. The setting on the edge of the jungle next to the beach is beautiful! We had a room overlooking their pond which was very close to...More

    1  Thank Essaouira
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 20 August 2017

    Dear Essaouira, Thank you for sharing your review on TripAdvisor, we take all guest comments very seriously and use them for further training and enhancement to services and facilities. Rest assured we will take your feedback to heart and look into the critics mentioned, and...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2017

    This stunning hotel has wonderful staff and gorgeous rooms. Absolutely incredible place. There are several different restaurants to eat in, plus a private beach and the spa in itself is very special. We would absolutely stay here again!More

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    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 20 August 2017

    Dear vickyeatough, Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels for your holiday. We all were happy very happy to read that you named Gaya Island Resort as an "Incredible Hotel" with wonderful staff and gorgeous room. We always appreciate when our valued guests share...More

    Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

    My experience of this hotel was generally good but there are a few things that let it down: Firstly the check in experience at Jesselton Point is very chaotic. The room designated for check in at the pier is clearly too small to keep up...More

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    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 20 August 2017

    Dear Ssbrina P, Thank you for sharing your review on TripAdvisor, we take all guest comments very seriously and use them for further training and enhancement to services and facilities. Rest assured we will take your feedback to heart and look into the critics mentioned,...More

    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    Wonderfully designed resort with plenty of interesting activities. Highly recommend snorkelling at their own private coral reef, and booking with one of the instructors. So interesting to find out about the local wildlife.More

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    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 20 August 2017

    Dear Susanna0214, Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels for your holiday. We always appreciate when our valued guests share their feedback as it makes the service we provide even more worthwhile. As you mentioned, our resort team is always doing the best to...More

    Reviewed 30 July 2017

    Gaya Island was our 3 night relaxation stop on our tour of Borneo. The hotel is in a stunning location on the beach and hillside. There is a lovely coral reef area around the jetty for snorkeling (you can borrow equipment) and contrary to other...More

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    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 20 August 2017

    Dear TheDrakes27, Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels for your holiday and for sharing 5-star feedback with Tripadvisor community. We always appreciate when our valued guests share their feedback as it makes the service we provide even more worthwhile. As you mentioned, our...More

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    Amenities
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    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$183 - US$406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 121
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    Response from Gary L | Reviewed this property |
    Yeap, a few gay guys there when we were there. No problem whatsoever.
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    Response from Tamar C | Reviewed this property |
    The snorkelling at Tavajun Bay is different. The boat leaves about every hour from 10.30am to the bay and you can snorkel independently. The snorkelling trip takes you to another island with a guide. Everything can be... More
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