Gayana Eco Resort - Kota Kinabalu

Malohom Bay Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia  show map
 5 stars
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Gayana Eco Resort - Kota Kinabalu

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Sports activities

Scuba diving

Water skiing

Snorkeling

Fishing

Canoeing

Hiking

Billiards/Pool tables

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Massage

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

Overview

The 5-star Gayana Eco Resort is located on the sandy beach.

Major Kota Kinabalu sights, such as Water World Theme Park, Kota Kinabalu Harbor and Kota Kinabalu City Mosque are located nearby. Just 9km from the center of Kota Kinabalu known for Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Likas Sport Complex and Floating Mosque.

This eco-friendly hotel boasts close proximity to forests and parks.

Fast access to Kota-Kinabalu International airport within 10km is provided.

Rooms

All 40 air-conditioned rooms offer individual climate control, LCD flat-screen TV, a private balcony, a minibar and a patio as well as en suite bathrooms with free toiletries, slippers and bathrobes. Some rooms offer beautiful views of the lagoon.

Eat

At the restaurant fusion dishes are served.

Services

Gayana Eco Resort boasts a business center and internet access for business needs and provides butler service, ironing service and room service.

Relax

Guests are provided with an outdoor swimming pool and a cocktail lounge on site as well as a hot tub, a wellness center and facials for relaxation. Guests can choose from scuba diving, snorkeling and canoeing available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms   44.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Activities

  • Water skiing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Garden area
  • Library

Room view

  • Ocean view
  • Rainforest view
  • Lagoon view
  • Tropical view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Connecting rooms
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Sofa bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Hair dryer on request

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • CD player

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of MYR 240 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Malohom Bay Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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City Center
  • Kota Kinabalu
    8.3km
Airports
  • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
    8.5km
Train Stations
  • North Borneo Railway
    7.3km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    44

Hotel Awards

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Bed type: King Size bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
Size: 95m2
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    Size: 153m2
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          Bed type: 1 Super-King Size bed
          Size: 65m2
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            Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Super-King Size bed
            Size: 75m2
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Gayana Eco Resort - Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu location
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              Hotel Address:

              Malohom Bay Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Kota Kinabalu
                8.3km
              Airports
              • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
                8.5km
              Train Stations
              • North Borneo Railway
                7.3km
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                44

              Hotel Awards

              MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKota KinabaluGayana Eco Resort

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

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              Gayana Eco Resort Location

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • KK Esplanade - 3.9km
              • Signal Hill Observatory - 4.3km

              Places of interest

              • Atkinson Clock Tower - 4.4km

              Shopping areas

              • Kota Kinabalu Central Market - 4.0km
              • Gaya Street (Sunday Market) - 4.3km

              Local Attractions

              • Water World Theme Park - 4.3km
                Taman Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu
              • Atkinson Clock Tower - 4.4km
                Jalan Dewan, Kota Kinabalu
              • Kota Kinabalu City Bird Sanctuary - 5.0km
                Off Jalan Bukit Bendera Upper, Kota Kinabalu
              • Kota Kinabalu City Mosque - 4.3km
                Central road of Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu
              • Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park - 4.9km
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              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                44

              Hotel Awards

              MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKota KinabaluGayana Eco Resort

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

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              Gayana Eco Resort Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Gayana Eco Resort

              Average guest rating

              7.8out of 10
              Excellent
              Based on 24 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Location
              8.5
              Rooms
              10.0
              Value
              8.0
              Service
              9.0

              Individual guest reviews

              • Couple
                9.2

                I Love everything in this place, in this hotel. Everyone try to please you, the surronding, the nature, is perfect, the rooms are great, I wish I could stay there for more days...

                Breakfast should be better

              • Couple
                8.2

                The resort itself was great. We went for our honeymoon so wanted something quiet and private. We stayed in an ocean view room so had direct access to the sea from our private sun deck outside our room. We soent most of our time there as we didn;t have to worry about finding a space by the pool and have the comfort of your room right next to you.

                We found the price and choice of food and service was not up to the standard of a 5* resort. I thought the food was generally overpriced and wine especially expensive.

              • Family with children
                7.8

                The best location in Borneo and a nice food.

                The main problem there is no a beach and the stuff must clening a sea under a villas.

              • Older travelers
                8.8

                Wonderful location, excellent service from happy, friendly staff. Lovely pool that is good for swimming - not just a "leisure" pool. freshly cooked breakfast on the veranda delivered by boat!

                The arm chairs in the room are really uncomfortable.

              • Couple
                7.4

                Beautiful nature and view. The cottages are clean and nice. Loved that many fishes and birds can be seen, quiet and only sounds of cicada is around. Great for relaxing.

                Food was over-priced, not many choices for long stay. As the access to mainland is difficult, would be nicer if there are more choices and local dishes available.

              • Family with children
                9.2

                The staff were excellent! MERC was a nice experience. We had a superb seafood meal - snorkelling was great - as was the Booked.neting. Being able to swim and snorkel from our room was a real experience - the kids would swim over to say hi! The drinks in the evening at the Latitude Bar was a really lovely touch. We had some really quality family time there - intimate, personal atmosphere. We would definitely return - and split our time between Bungaraya and Gayana.

                Our initial impression was a little disappointing - location superb, however we had not been given adjoining rooms as requested (travellling with a 12 and 16 yr old) and the 'breakfast delivered to your room by boat' was not available. Having said that, the management were very quick to respond- change rooms for us asap and provided the breakfast we wanted. The intimate, personal atmosphere was superb - we wanted to stay longer! Only other comment would be that the first morning, breakfast was really lovely - small buffet and a la carte. The next 2 mornings were not as nice - obviously problems with the chefs or something - menu not offered although we were able to order.

              • Older travelers
                8.2

                The hotel is situated in a beautiful island in front of Kota Kinabalu. Pros are:location, hotel staff, snorkeling in front of the hotel is very nice, possibility to go also to the other hotel, by a free boat ride, that offers a magnificient beach in the morning-afternoon for free, Marine center where you can go and touch some sea-stuff. Restaurants.:I read some comments about the restaurants being a bit expensive, Think to choose your own fish from reproduction thanks by having the menu in your hand and that is not expensive . Personnel was very efficient: because of a sudden noise to air conditioning in the room we were offered immediately to change room.

                You wonder if sometime in an Eco marine resor, waters could be a little be cleaner, but when we and currents arrives this happens. Room prices are a little bit on the high side,

              • Couple
                9.2

                amazing. all amazing

                hmm, not a fan of the jungle walk. too long, plus too many mosquitos and pythons!

              • Couple
                9.2

                Perfect location, very private atmosphere, excellent seafood restaurant.

              • Family with children
                10.0

                The location was really fantastic.The staff were very very polite, kind and friendly .

                Everything was excellent. The only thing we couldn't see there, the diversity of foods in the hotel restaurant.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Gayana Eco Resort - Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              Malohom Bay Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Kota Kinabalu
                8.3km
              Airports
              • Kota-Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
                8.5km
              Train Stations
              • North Borneo Railway
                7.3km
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                44

              Hotel Awards

              MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKota KinabaluGayana Eco Resort

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

              Use Badge

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