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Get an overview of this hotel5-star, family-friendly resort near Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal

Popular highlights

Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Location

This family-friendly Gaya Island resort is located on the boardwalk, within 1 mi (2 km) of Wisma Merdeka, Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and Suria Sabah Shopping Mall. Gaya Street Sunday Market and Kota Kinabalu Central Market are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Resort features

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.

Room amenities

All 52 rooms offer thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, as well as comforts such as Frette Italian sheets and down comforters. Patios and 24-hour room service are standard, as are LCD TVs with DVD players.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 kid's pool and a health club. Guests can use the outdoor pool and health club at a partner property. For a surcharge, a round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests.

Gayana Marine Resort is a smoke-free property.

  • Library 
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Marina on site 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free reception 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 52 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 57 
  • Wedding services 
  • Airport transport (surcharge) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • DVD player 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room safe 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Patio 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Slippers 
  • LCD TV 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • HDTV 
  • Down comforter 
  • Frette Italian sheets 

Where to Eat

A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Macac – This poolside restaurant specialises in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Alu Alu Seafood – This seafood restaurant specialises in Chinese cuisine.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A marina and a health club are featured at the resort. 2 hot tubs are on site along with an outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a kid's pool.

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

  • Snorkelling on site 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Sailing nearby 

Spa Services

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.

  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 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 time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 11 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

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.

No lifts

No pets or service animals allowed

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.

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. 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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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

Hotel Name

  • 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

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. One child aged 11 years old or younger stays for 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 or service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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