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Gayana Marine Resort

Star Rating
5 out of 5

Information

Reviews

4.1 / 5Very Good
364 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal
    13 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Suria Sabah Shopping Mall
    18 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Kota Kinabalu Central Market
    6 min drive
  • Airport
    Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.)
    12 min drive

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    Room Amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
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    Room Amenities

    • Partial sea view
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Palm Villa

    Room Amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Breeze Villa

    Room Amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 5
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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 1Borneo Hypermall. Travelling with kids? Don't miss Anjung Samudera, or check out an event or a game at Likas Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal - 13 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Suria Sabah Shopping Mall - 18 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Wisma Merdeka - 4 min drive
  • Popular Location
    KK Plaza - 5 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Kota Kinabalu Central Market - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Tanjung Aru Station - 8 min drive
  • Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) - 12 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Macac – Poolside restaurant with a bar offering fusion cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch and lunch. Kids' menu available.
  • Alu Alu Seafood – Seafood restaurant offering Chinese cuisine.
  • Latitude Lounge – Ocean-view restaurant. Serves light fare.

About this property

Gayana Marine Resort

5-star, family-friendly resort near Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal
2 restaurants, a marina and a full-service spa are available at this smoke-free resort. Free WiFi in public areas and a free manager's reception are also provided. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a health club and a bar/lounge. 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. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers, designer toiletries and a bidet.
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.
Gayana Marine Resort features a full-service spa, a marina and 2 hot tubs. Dining is available at one of the resort's 2 restaurants, and guests can grab a coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. A complimentary manager's reception is offered every day. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.
This luxury resort also offers an outdoor pool, a kids' pool and a health club. Guests can use the outdoor pool and health club at a partner property. For a surcharge, an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests.
Gayana Marine Resort is a smoke-free property.
2 hot tubs are on site along with an outdoor pool. In addition to a kids' pool, other recreational amenities include a health club.
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.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21

Special check-in instructions

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
There are 4 scheduled departures and separate charges for boat transfers: 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM (free), and 6 PM and 10:30 PM (MYR 50 per person). For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for MYR 240 per night.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Property payment types

Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

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 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 are 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.
  • 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. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after 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 resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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 or service animals are allowed at this property.

Property is also known as

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

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
  • Canoeing
  • Children's pool
  • Ecotours
  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge

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

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

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

Bathroom

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

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

Nearby things to do

Activities

Where to eat

4.1

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4.1
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
3.7
Amenities
3.9
Property condition

4/5 Good

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Nice staff and great place for relax. Will recommend this hotel to my friends.

    Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Great rooms over the water. It was great to swim straight from the room. Friendly and efficient staff - nothing too much trouble. Good snorkeling and kayaking round the bay. We enjoyed the day trips to the sister resort and doing some walking and snorkeling from there. Only criticisms were the divider between the rooms let noise through (so hope you get quiet neighbors) and that the bay itself had little coral (better at Bunga Raya). We saw turtles in the bay, rays and lots of other fish. Breakfasts were superb and the dinners very good but pricey. A free cocktail each evening was welcome but the bar prices were steep with no local beer which was a bit strange. We

    Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2019

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

      Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

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