Gaya Island Resort - Kota Kinabalu

Malohom Bay, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000  show map
 5 stars
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Gaya Island Resort - Kota Kinabalu

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Babysitting

Paid babysitting/ Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Air conditioning

In-room air conditioning

Facilities for kids

Children's play area

Children's pool

Kids club

High chairs

Cribs/ Baby cots

Private beach

Beach bar

Beach access

Private beach

Beach chairs

Overview

The 5-star Gaya Island Resort is located near by the wonderful beach. Featuring ancient architecture, the hotel is opened since 2012.

The hotel is set in the central location 65 km away from Suria Sabah Shopping Mall. The property is set within 10 km distance from the city center.

Gaya Island Resort lies near a cove and a harbour as well as a rocky beach.

Kota-Kinabalu International airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Gaya Island Resort.

Rooms

This property offers 121 beautiful guestrooms complete with climate control, Wi-Fi, a private safe, television with satellite channels and music system. Some rooms overlook the sea. An electric kettle and a dishwasher are also provided for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. The hotel features a terrace restaurant serving international cuisine. Guests are welcome to the Poolside bar to relax with a drink.

Services

This property offers a baggage storage, a safety deposit box and a newspaper stand along with a business center, a meeting room and a copier to answer the needs of all guests.

Relax

Gaya Island Resort also features a spa lounge, a health club and a Jacuzzi as well as a gym, yoga classes and a fitness center. The on-site activities include snorkeling, diving and sailing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   121.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Sailing
  • Golf course
  • Yoga class
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Beach bar
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • High chairs
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach chairs
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage
  • Full body massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Rainforest view
  • Slope view
  • Tropical view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Gaya Island Resort - Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu location
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Hotel Address:

Malohom Bay, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000

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City Center
  • Kota Kinabalu
    5.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • North Borneo Railway
    5.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    121

Hotel Awards

MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKota KinabaluGaya Island Resort

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Malaysia

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Rooms and availability

Villa
Slope view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 King-size bed, 2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Villa|VILLA HILL VIEW-VILLA

Ocean Villa
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed

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Gaya Island Resort Location

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Local attractions

  • Kota Kinabalu City Mosque3.4 mi
    Central road of Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu
  • Atkinson Clock Tower3.5 mi
    Jalan Dewan, Kota Kinabalu
  • Kota Kinabalu City Bird Sanctuary3.9 mi
    Off Jalan Bukit Bendera Upper, Kota Kinabalu
  • Water World Theme Park3.4 mi
    Taman Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park3.7 mi
    Kota KinabaluMalaysia
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    121

Hotel Awards

MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKota KinabaluGaya Island Resort

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Malaysia

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Cities nearby
  • Tuaran hotels - 25 km
  • Penampang hotels - 11 km
  • Sabah hotels - 4 km
  • Papar hotels - 37 km
  • Inanam hotels - 4 km
  • Karambunai hotels - 17 km
  • Kampong Giok, Sabah hotels - 39 km
  • Kundasang hotels - 46 km
  • Kinarut hotels - 19 km
  • Tanjong Aru hotels - 7 km

Gaya Island Resort Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Gaya Island Resort

Average guest rating

8.6out of 10
Superb
Based on 10 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The staff were friendly and the seafood was good.

    The breakfast buffet wasn't extensive with basic spreads. The pastry was not fresh. I has the beef rendang for dinner and it wasn't fresh. There was limited toiletries say compared to Shangrila tanjong aru! Access to gadgets in the room wasn't obvious and TV channel limited.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Absolutely spectacular. Extremently warm hearted staff, excellent private beach, various free activities organized by the resort, brand new facilities, amazing breakfast and dinner, super spacious intimid rooms and great natural neighbourhood. Cant be better.

    The costs of the speedboat kinda shocked us when we checked out. I thought it should be offered by the resort free of charge. Paid RMB140 for each person just for a 15 mins speedboat ride from the shore to the island. New resort, still construction sites around, a little noisy in the daytime.

  • Single
    7.4

    Excellent Hotel. But the service needs to impove. Also, it is too expensive for what it offers and its beach is far from good.

    The service was not as expected for such a hotel. Also, the beach and sea are not good.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    the sea view,the facility, the service

    No more shops /restraunt in the hotel

How to reach hotel

hotel Gaya Island Resort - Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu location
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Hotel Address:

Malohom Bay, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000

Get directions
City Center
  • Kota Kinabalu
    5.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • North Borneo Railway
    5.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    121

Hotel Awards

MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKota KinabaluGaya Island Resort

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Malaysia

Use Badge