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Gayana Marine Resort

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Scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking, rowing
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Overview of Gayana Marine Resort

Gayana Marine Resort

5 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Gaya Island, Sabah, 88300

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTunku Abdul Rahman Park11 min walk
  • AirportKota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.)13 min drive
  • Popular LocationSuria Sabah Shopping Mall13 min drive
  • Popular LocationJesselton Point Ferry Terminal13 min drive

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About this area

Gaya Island

Located in Gaya Island, Gayana Marine Resort is near the airport and on the boardwalk. Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and Sutera Harbour are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Imago Shopping Mall and Centre Point. Travelling with kids? Consider Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, or check out an event or a game at Likas Stadium. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as sailing.

What's nearby

  • Tunku Abdul Rahman Park - 11 min walk
  • Kota Kinabalu Waterfront - 4 min drive
  • Kota Kinabalu Central Market - 12 min drive
  • Suria Sabah Shopping Mall - 13 min drive
  • Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Tanjung Aru Station - 8 min drive
  • Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) - 13 min drive

Restaurants

  • Macac — 1 min walk
  • Alu Alu Seafood — 1 min walk
  • Sushi Tei - 16 min walk
  • Nagasaki Japanese Restaurant - 17 min walk
  • Shoney's - 17 min walk

About this property

Gayana Marine Resort

5-star, family-friendly resort near Sapi Island
This smoke-free resort features 2 restaurants, a marina and a full-service spa. Free WiFi in public areas and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and a poolside bar are on-site. All 52 rooms offer thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, as well as comforts such as Frette Italian sheets and down comforters. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with DVD players, and guests will also find 24-hour room service and free bottled water.
Gayana Marine Resort offers 52 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features DVD players and a safe. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries and bidets.

LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

2 hot tubs are on site along with an outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a kids' pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Solace Spa has 4 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Free daily reception
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 2 hot tubs
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Canoeing
  • Children's pool
  • Ecotours
  • Full-service spa
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Malay

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Marina on site
  • Pool umbrellas

Spa

  • 4 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Hot tub

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down duvet
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • DVD player
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Fridge

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

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Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
There are 4 scheduled departures and separate charges for boat transfers: 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM (included), and 6 PM and 10:30 PM (MYR 50 per person).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 11 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for MYR 240.0 per night.

Payment types

Important information

Fees

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

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property from 1 July 2022. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

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 150 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: MYR 240.0 per night

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
This hotel will place an authorization for full payment for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

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
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
One child 11 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Eco Gayana
Eco Gayana Resort
Gayana Eco
Gayana Eco Resort
Gayana Resort
Gayana Eco Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Gayana Eco Resort Malaysia/Pulau Gaya
Gayana Marine
Gayana Marine Resort Gaya Island
Gayana Marine Gaya Island
Gayana Marine Resort Resort
Gayana Marine Resort Gaya Island
Gayana Marine Resort Resort Gaya Island

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Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 172 out of 395 reviews
5 - Excellent 44%
Rating 4 - Good. 142 out of 395 reviews
4 - Good 36%
Rating 3 - Okay. 44 out of 395 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 23 out of 395 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 14 out of 395 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Diving was moderate. Overall rather expensive compared to Malaysian standards. Super service! Staff was extremely attentive. Monkeys were enjoying!
Stayed 9 nights in Feb 2020

2/5 Poor

Travelled with group
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
1. Lots rubbish in the sea, at least to have net to block the rubbish flown in the resort area, can’t swim 2. The resort lack of flexibility, if you want to go to KK downtown that you have to pay the boat fees each way per person, either they have empty space for the scheduled free shuttle which reserved for check in/check out. If you are the first time to visit KK, it is not the choice to stay in this resort for your whole trip, you cannot to go to the downtown or site seeing without the pay
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We loved our stay here! Great view from the room. Having a free nightly cocktail at the latitude bar was a pleasant surprise. The food was delicious. One thing to note is that there was no Wifi in our room - this was actually a blessing as we spent more time interacting or out doin other things.
Stayed 6 nights in Jan 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with group
Liked: Staff & service
To be honest
It wasn't really as nice as I expected. I was disappointed because the ocean was so dirty, literally garbage Is floating around, so I didn't go in the ocean at all. It would've been nice if they cleaned up the trash that they can see because the water is shallow. There is no wifi in the rooms, and wasn't that clean. There are no fitness rooms, and nothing to do at night. Overall I give it a 3/10.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020