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    Gaya Island Resort

    Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park | Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Pulau Gaya 88000, Malaysia
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    2017-08-07 2017-08-08
    US$383
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    Overview
    • Excellent55%
    • Very good28%
    • Average12%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    “feast village” (107 reviews)
    “nature walk” (66 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Poolside Bar
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 22 April 2017

    We had a fantastic family holiday here over the Easter weekend. The scenery is majestic and the activities for the kids are superb. However, there is room for improvement especially with the customer service in the restaurants during breakfast and dinner. The walking trail as...More

    Thank crazy_k_2014
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 27 April 2017

    Dear crazy_k_2014, Thank you very much for choosing YTL Hotels for your holiday. I was delighted to read that you had a fantastic family holiday here at Gaya Island Resort. We always appreciate when our valued guests share their feedback as it makes the service...More

    Reviewed 21 April 2017

    A wonderful resort, great location, wonderful staff, amazing rooms (yes just like the photos on their web site) and plenty to do whilst relaxing too. The restaurants were lovely, our favorite was the The Cove (the best staff!!) for relaxed but fine dining. Yes the...More

    Thank Lesley W
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 27 April 2017

    Dear Lesley W , We are pleased to hear that you fell in love with our fabulous and thank you for sharing your feedback with the TripAdvisor community. We strive for excellent service and heartfelt hospitality; therefore, we are delighted to hear that you felt...More

    Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

    My Boyfriend and I spent a weekend at the resort. We enjoyed our dinners at the fisherman's restaurant and the Japanese one. We liked the private island (until it got flooded with guests) as well. It was cool to see all the wild animals. There...More

    Thank ashleytknight5
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 29 April 2017

    Dear ashleytknight5, Thank you for writing a review about your stay with us and sharing it with the Tripadvisor community. The voices of our guests are valuable to us. We do pride ourselves on our high levels of service, as well as the Gaya Island...More

    Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

    Myself and my partner have recently returned from Gaya island and thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. The accommodation was lovely, we were lucky to be close to everything with having to walk up loads up steps. You're only paying for a view on the Kinabalu...More

    Thank ruthy1979
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 29 April 2017

    Dear Ruthy1979, Thank you for taking the time to sharing your experience with the Tripadvisor community. We are delighted to hear that you found our resort to be lovely and thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. We take all guest comments very seriously and use...More

    Reviewed 19 April 2017

    This is beautiful resort. I can't say there is anything that I did not like about this property. If you are willing to hike or just take a short boat ride, then you can go their other private beach. Beside our family there were only...More

    1  Thank AKrulzNY
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 29 April 2017

    Dear AKrulzNY, Thank you very much for such a rewarding review and for sharing with Tripadvisor community. Our all entire Team and myself are delighted to hear that you had “Nice Getaway”. Our service promise is to give each guest a memorable story to take...More

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    Amenities
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    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$146 - US$443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 121
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    Response from 593clairey | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there was rubbish there when we went, it is tidal from the large phillipino refugee settlements nearby. The resort tirelessly picks it up esp. in the morning and also work is done in educating the settlement. It is a... More
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    Response from Darren L | Reviewed this property |
    Yes you can book via the hotel. This doesn't include your flight which isn't an issue as we booked direct with air Asia and it was £15 each, each way. The flight is about 40 minutes and was excellent. I would highly... More
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    Response from Lesley W | Reviewed this property |
    We booked everything after we arrived. The restaurants need 24 advance booking so if you want something special on the first night that might be a consideration as feast village is not high end! Though great for breakfast... More
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    Room Tips
    "Kinanbalu rooms, as long as you're okay with steps."
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    "Kinabalu villa for best view, Bayu villa if you want to stay closer to the main areas."
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    "Depends what you want. Higher rooms -views would be good Near pond were ideal for us Steps through out..."
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    "Room was beautiful and always kept very clean. The bed was very comfy. Wi-fi was great also."
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