Gaya Island Resort - Kota Kinabalu

Malohom Bay Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park Kota Ki, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88000  show map
 5 stars
  • Overview
  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities
^

Gaya Island Resort - Kota Kinabalu

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 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

Jacuzzi

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

Beach bar

Overview

Gaya Island Resort is a 5-star unique property, set within the beach front.

This hotel is located in a shopping area and 5.8km from Kota Kinabalu Central Market, Atkinson Clock Tower and KK Esplanade. Gaya Street, Water World Theme Park and Sabah State Mosque are located just 6.2km away.

Gaya Island Resort overlooks a rainforest and a harbour and provides quick access to a sandy beach.

10km to Kota-Kinabalu International airport.

Rooms

There are 120 non-smoking rooms that come with modern amenities, such as Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a minibar, a laptop-size safe and a private balcony. They also have en suite bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and slippers.

Eat

Breakfast is served in the dining area each morning. International dishes are served in the gastronomic restaurant. The luxury bar serves a selection of mineral water.

Services

Aside from dry cleaning, wake up service and concierge service, guests can also make use of a tour desk, currency exchange and a safe deposit box.

Relax

Guests can find a sun terrace, live entertainment and a private veranda and make use of shiatsu massage, a Jacuzzi and a wellness center on the premises. Such sports activities as water skiing, sailing and snorkeling are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of rooms   121.

This field is required.
Email not defined
 Open
WRITE A QUICK REVIEW
Very Bad Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rate this hotel
YOUR IMPRESSION OF THE HOTEL

General information

Pros

Cons

YOUR DETAILS
First Name
Email
Cancel
To get your review moderated and published, please read our Terms and Conditions.

Facilities

General

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

Activities

  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Sailing
  • 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

  • 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

  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

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

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
  • Connecting rooms
  • Balcony
  • 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. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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
    5.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • North Borneo Railway
    5.0 mi
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

Rooms and availability

Gaya Island Resort Double RoomGaya Island Resort Double RoomGaya Island Resort Double Room
Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed
Check Prices
— Less information+ More information
Gaya Island Resort VillaGaya Island Resort VillaGaya Island Resort Villa
Villa
Bed type: Double Bed or Quad or King Size bed
Size: 510 sq. feet
Check Prices
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
— Less information+ More information

These villas offer views of the South China Sea and partial views of Mount Kinabalu. They feature a private veranda with large day beds. A flat-screen TV and minibar can be enjoyed in the separate living room. En suite bathrooms have an oversized bathtub.

Room facilities
    Gaya Island Resort Ocean Villa Villa ViewGaya Island Resort Ocean Villa Kinabalu Villa
    Ocean Villa
    Bed type: King or Twin beds
    Size: 510 sq. feet
    Check Prices
    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
    — Less information+ More information
    Room facilities

      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
        5.9 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • North Borneo Railway
        5.0 mi
      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

      Gaya Island Resort Location

      Legend
      • Current hotel
      • Hotels nearby
      • Airports
      • Underground stations
      • Train stations
      • Parks
      • Tourist attractions
      • Museums
      • Convention centers
      • Stadiums
      • Food and meals
      • General

      Hover above the icons to see hotel photo and details.

      Click the hotel to go to the main hotel page.

      Route Planner
      Enter your starting point
      (at least street address and city)
      to receive driving directions to or from the hotel.

      Local Attractions

      • Kota Kinabalu City Mosque - 3.4 mi
        Central road of Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu
      • Atkinson Clock Tower - 3.5 mi
        Jalan Dewan, Kota Kinabalu
      • Kota Kinabalu City Bird Sanctuary - 3.9 mi
        Off Jalan Bukit Bendera Upper, Kota Kinabalu
      • Water World Theme Park - 3.4 mi
        Taman Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu
      • Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park - 3.7 mi
        Kota KinabaluMalaysia
      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

      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
        5.9 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • North Borneo Railway
        5.0 mi
      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

      Hotels nearby