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4.4 of 5 guest rating
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Bayu Villa
47 square metres
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Canopy Villa
47 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Kinabalu Villa
47 square metres
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
5-star beach resort with a full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities

Location

Within easy reach of Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, and Suria Sabah Shopping Mall, this Gaya Island resort is set on the beach. Local attractions also include Kota Kinabalu Central Market and Sapi Island.

Resort Features

Spend the day relaxing on the beach or pampering yourself at Gaya Island Resort's full-service spa.

Room Amenities

All 121 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include balconies, minibars, and LED TVs.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Library
  • Beach bar
  • Bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built – 2012
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference centre
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 121
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transport (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Room Amenities

Gaya Island Resort offers 121 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch LED televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath and a rainfall showerhead. Bathrooms are also outfitted with a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and a bidet. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • LED TV
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Ceiling fan
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Satellite TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Bidet
  • Desk
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Electric kettle
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Balcony

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Feast Village – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Fishermans Cove – This restaurant specialises in seafood and only serves dinner. Reservations are required.

Pool Bar and Lounge – This poolside family restaurant serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Tavajun Bay – This beachfront restaurant only serves lunch. A children's menu is available.

Omakase – This restaurant specialises in Japanese cuisine and only serves dinner.

Nearby Activities

  • Snorkelling on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Thai massage
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Debit cards not accepted

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: MYR 30 per person, per night.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: MYR 140 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: MYR 0 (one-way), (up to 2 years old)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Gaya Island Resort
  • Resort Gaya Island
  • Gaya Island Resort Malaysia/Pulau Gaya
  • Gaya MalaysiaPulau Gaya
  • Gaya Island Resort Resort
  • Gaya Island Resort Gaya Island
  • Gaya Island Resort Resort Gaya Island

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
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