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Gayana Marine Resort

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Reviewed 6 May 2014

then things went downhill. We was picked up from the airport then taken to the ferry port and waited for the 230pm boat. Things were going along ok and staff were friendly and helpful. Then a short boat ride to the resort although make sure...More

4  Thank starmanistanbul
Response from Rainer S, Executive Assistant Manager at Gayana Marine ResortResponded 18 May 2014

Dear starmanistanbul, As spoken in our conversation at the resort I have noted down all your comments and shared the issues with the team and all responsible leaders immediately. We have recognized our shortcomings in our service in this particular instance which certainly didn’t meet...More

Reviewed 25 April 2014

Employee dishonesty, leaving the stolen chocolate, and most importantly we have not left the hotel, polluted water, a lot of rubbish, but did not follow up on the complaint until we leave. no Staff to clean the rubbish . Overall feeling bad, HK $ 4000...More

2  Thank Tigimilk
Response from TomasAndersen, General Manager at Gayana Marine ResortResponded 5 May 2014

Dear Tigimilk, We would like to express our sincere apologies to you for the inconvenience experienced while staying at Gayana Eco Resort back in May 2013 (12 months ago). You will be pleased to know that we have now renovated 80% of all our rooms...More

Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

Pros: friendly staff everywhere. They are excellent! Decent restaurants. Spacious room. Nice place to relax. A dessert for 2 pax to celebrate my birthday . Cons: The electricity suddenly runs out in the mid night. My mum was so scared and we called number 0...More

1  Thank locsyk
Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

First of all, if you have much concerns of the water quality (actually, mainly falling leaves, twigs, occasionally food packages near the pillars of the water Bungalow) in the water, don't go! since the water condition really depends on the weather, and the Bangalore were...More

1  Thank Pukpukstay
Reviewed 27 March 2014

I am posting this review since I have been unable to get a response from the owner or management. I am from the state of New Hampshire in the United States. My son and his wife live in Taiwan where they are both teachers. My...More

12  Thank SunapeeSam
Response from TomasAndersen, General Manager at Gayana Marine ResortResponded 7 May 2014

Dear SunapeeSam, Thank you so much for highlighting the flaws of your stay back in early February, I agree the water was less than attractive during this particular time. I also did read in our reports that we had an issue with our grey water...More

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Response from deeandrews | Reviewed this property |
Kota Kinabalu International Airport is closest, about a 15-30 taxi ride to the Jesselton Ferry terminal depending on traffic. We hailed a taxi at the airport and it was much less expensive than the transfer the hotel... More
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Response from deeandrews | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can access the water from the overwater villas though depending on the time of day and tides, you might need to climb down your ladder as it’s too shallow to jump. The water is NOT crystal clear and the snorkeling... More
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Response from zita_927 | Reviewed this property |
they have few time slot of the transfer are free. as long as you live there. will be free
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