Gaya Island Resort - Kota Kinabalu

Malohom Bay Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park Kota Ki, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000  show map
 5 stars
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Gaya Island Resort - Kota Kinabalu

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Private beach

Beach access

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Scuba diving

Snorkeling

Sailing

Fishing

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Jacuzzi

Overview

Gaya Island Resort is a 5-star traditional property offering a contemporary accommodation steps away from Atkinson Clock Tower, Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and Mount Kinabalu.

Set on wonderful beaches close to parks and a rainforest. The venue is 5.2 km away from Kota Kinabalu Harbor, KK Esplanade and Signal Hill Observatory.

Gaya Island Resort can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Kota-Kinabalu International airport.

Rooms

All rooms in Gaya Island Resort are fitted with a minibar, wireless internet, IDD telephone, climate control and TV with satellite channels. Guests will enjoy a view of the South China Sea from their rooms. They also have en suite bathrooms with a shower, bathrobes and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

A fine selection of international dishes is served at the club restaurant. The hotel’s luxury Pool bar welcomes guests for tropical drinks.

Services

Along with currency exchange, a baggage storage and a gift shop there are a business center, a meeting room and a copier available on the premises.

Relax

Gaya Island Resort provides cribs, a play area and a pool for children. The hotel offers a gym and yoga classes as well as scuba diving, snorkeling and sailing to ensure guests' active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   121.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Private beach
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage

Sports & Fitness

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

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Children's pool
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

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

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Rainforest view
  • Slope view
  • Tropical view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Hair dryer on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  1 am

Check-Out

  • until  1 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Malohom Bay Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park Kota Ki, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000

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City Center
  • Kota Kinabalu
    9.5km
Airports
  • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
    9.0km
Train Stations
  • North Borneo Railway
    8.0km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  1 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    121

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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      How to reach hotel

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

      Malohom Bay Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park Kota Ki, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Kota Kinabalu
        9.5km
      Airports
      • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
        9.0km
      Train Stations
      • North Borneo Railway
        8.0km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  1 am
      • Check-Out:
        until  1 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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      Gaya Island Resort Location

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      Local Attractions

      • Kota Kinabalu City Mosque - 5.4km
        Central road of Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu
      • Atkinson Clock Tower - 5.6km
        Jalan Dewan, Kota Kinabalu
      • Kota Kinabalu City Bird Sanctuary - 6.2km
        Off Jalan Bukit Bendera Upper, Kota Kinabalu
      • Water World Theme Park - 5.5km
        Taman Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu
      • Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park - 5.9km
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      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  1 am
      • Check-Out:
        until  1 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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      Hotels nearby
      Cities nearby
      • Labuan hotels - 123km
      • Sandakan hotels - 127km
      • Miri hotels - 127km
      • Kinabalu National Park hotels - 56km
      • Kudat hotels - 127km
      • Sabah hotels - 70km
      • Limbang hotels - 127km
      • Lahad Datu hotels - 127km
      • Tawau hotels - 127km
      • Ranau hotels - 61km

      Gaya Island Resort Reviews

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

      Individual 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
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Malohom Bay Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park Kota Ki, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Kota Kinabalu
        9.5km
      Airports
      • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
        9.0km
      Train Stations
      • North Borneo Railway
        8.0km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  1 am
      • Check-Out:
        until  1 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