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Gaya Island Resort

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed December 26, 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 February 12, 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 December 24, 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

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

Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

What a great resort to stay. Staffs hospitality I will never forget about. Hotel room is wonderful, clean and I love the privacy. My wife and son love the pool, the beach and the environment, walking beside green trees, everything so nature. Squirrels, monkeys, small...More

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

Dear TerrenceWong, Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels for your holiday. I was delighted to read that you found us to be to "Wonderful Resort" and had a great stay here in our tropical paradise, Gaya Island Resort. We always appreciate when our...More

Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended for local who looking for short nearby relaxation trip, and, traveller that enjoy staying tropical island villa. Villa is spacious and beautifully build within well preserved rainforest. Magnificent “tree”-ful environment with seabreeze only steps away. This is the best resort I’v been so...More

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

Dear lihshyy, Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels for your holiday and for sharing 5-star feedback with Tripadvisor community. I'm delighted to hear that you found us to be "Affordable Luxury Paradise". We always appreciate when our valued guests share their feedback as...More

Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time staying in the resorts. The hotel rooms quality are second to none. My kids love the pools. We were provided with enough good food as well with no complain from my wife. In our 3days 2nights stay, we also encounter...More

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

Dear YZJian, Thank you very much for such a rewarding review and for sharing with Tripadvisor community. We at Gaya Island Resort are delighted to hear that you had thrilling and exciting experience especially your encounter with wild life. Our service promise is to give...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
Breakfast Available
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$217 - US$522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
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Frog4114
April 24, 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
April 22, 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
April 19, 2018|
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Response from WayneLeeGM | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Turtle sightings are not guaranteed, however, the chances of seeing turtles are better while cruising along the Marine Park. Do join in the Nature Cruise organized by the resort. Thank you.
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"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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