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Top 10 Hotels in Gaya Island

Gayana Marine Resort
The price is P25,761 per night
1.66 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (394 reviews)

"Diving was moderate. Overall rather expensive compared to Malaysian standards. Super service! Staff was extremely attentive. Monkeys were enjoying!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Gayana Marine Resort
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
The price is P16,394 per night
2.07 km from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (132 reviews)

"The staff where amazing, so helpful, friendly and happy. The staff we encountered made every possible attempt to accommodate us at every turn, we wanted for nothing at Bunga Raya Resort. The resort was breathtaking, we stayed in a villa with an amazing view overlooking the bay. Our villa was huge, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
Gaya Island Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
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1.25 km from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (424 reviews)
Beautiful Gaya Island Retreat

"My family and I stayed at GIR for 2 nights and had a great time. The rooms were enormous (complete with separate areas for walk in robes, bathtub, shower, toilet). Room amenities were excellent, with bug spray and ointment for insect bites. Our rooms had fantastic views across the sea to Mt Kinabalu, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

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Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P6,587 per night
7.23 km from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,134 reviews)

"Great location for the beach and sunset, extremely friendly and helpful staff. Great amenities. Would definitely recommend."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P5,972 per night
19.4 km from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"Love the hospitality and the friendly staff at Rasa Ria Resort! Will surely come again.."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
CJ Residence
2.5 out of 5
#4, 2nd Floor, Block J, Sinsuran Shopping Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P902 per night
6.03 km from city center
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Good service... Next time i stay again at Cj residence"…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

CJ Residence
Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
4 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P2,207 per night
6.07 km from city center
3.9/5Good! (439 reviews)

"convince location, clean and good for business traveler"…"

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
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The price is P3,384 per night
5.77 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (1,000 reviews)

"This hotel have beautiful ocean view,is close to shopping center and eateries...Staff are friendly and helpful..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
4 out of 5
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The price is P1,756 per night
5.94 km from city center
3.9/5Good! (557 reviews)

"It's located at the central region of the city and walking distance to most tourists places. Hotel is clean and the staffs are all kind and friendly"…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
Borneo Beach Villas
The price is P3,279 per night
15.11 km from city center
4/5Very Good! (304 reviews)

"Nice location, next to the beach with water sport equipment for rent"…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

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Visiting Gaya Island

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Gaya Island, and many visitors are sure to appreciate the beaches and spas. This city also attracts tourists with its relaxing setting. Sabah State Mosque, Likas Stadium and 1 Borneo Hypermall are some of the top sights around the area.

  • You'll find 399 Expedia hotels and other accommodation options in the larger area of Kota Kinabalu
  • The closest major airport is in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), 6.7 mi (10.7 km) from the city centre

Dressing for Gaya Island

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 31°C and the nighttime average to be 24°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 32°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • July to September averages 31°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 31°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • Gaya Island gets about 93 millimetres of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually May and April with an average temperature of 31°C, while the coldest months are August and March with an average of 24°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Gaya Island?
Based on our traveler data, Gayana Marine Resort is one of the top choices for your stay. This 5-star resort offers a marina and a full-service spa. It is located a short 7-minute walk from Sapi Island. Other good choices for your trip include Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa and Gaya Island Resort.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Gaya Island, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view top deals in Gaya Island.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation in Gaya Island?
Gayana Marine Resort is a top 5-star resort on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and 2 restaurants. Other good choices to stay with the kids include Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa and Gaya Island Resort. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Tunku Abdul Rahman Park.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Gaya Island?
Gayana Marine Resort is a favorite 5-star resort for couples, and features Frette Italian sheets and 24-hour room service. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa and Gaya Island Resort.
What's the best place to stay near the beach in Gaya Island?
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa is a top 5-star beachfront resort with 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Other good choices for your beach trip include Gaya Island Resort and Gayana Marine Resort. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Pantai Pulau Mamutik or Dalit Beach.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Gaya Island?
Gaya Island Resort is a 5-star resort with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Gayana Marine Resort and Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa are other upscale choices for your vacation.
What's the best boutique hotel in Gaya Island?
Gayana Marine Resort is a favorite 5-star resort with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 2 restaurants and a poolside bar. Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa and Gaya Island Resort are two other options for a boutique stay.
What are some hotels with pools in Gaya Island?
Gaya Island Resort is a popular 5-star resort featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and a full-service spa. Other choices with an onsite pool include Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa and Gayana Marine Resort.

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