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Top 10 Hotels in Pulau Gaya

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
The price is RM1,189 per night
1.18 km from city centre
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 20 Jan 2020

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
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 RM375 per night
7.44 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,151 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Borneo Beach Villas
The price is RM280 per night
15.75 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (304 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Borneo Beach Villas

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Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM396 per night
20.05 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"Beautiful, spacious and wonderful facilities, restaurants and food. I think this has now become my favourite ever hotel and we will return, hopefully soon. Fantastic hospitality, and my wife shed a tear when the staff sang to us as they bid us farewell."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM289 per night
6.6 km from city centre
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 13 Feb 2020

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM150 per night
6.82 km from city centre
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 12 Feb 2020

Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
Ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM138 per night
12.78 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (47 reviews)

"nice and good"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020

Ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam Hotel
Oceania Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM103 per night
7.63 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (482 reviews)

"it was a pleasant stay. definitely recommend to others and will surely return to the same hotel."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Oceania Hotel
Sabah Beach Villas & Suites
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM278 per night
15.76 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (171 reviews)

"The seaside location, spacious rooms, friendly staff. Although this hotel has just restarted business due to the pandemic, the unit where we stayed in is in good shape. Only thing is, 1 night stay is too short!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jun 2020

Sabah Beach Villas & Suites
Gayana Marine Resort
The price is RM1,076 per night
2.62 km from city centre
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 1 Mar 2020

Gayana Marine Resort
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Visiting Pulau Gaya

Visitors to Pulau Gaya are sure to enjoy the beaches and restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its spas. Top sights around the area include Sabah State Mosque, Likas Stadium and 1 Borneo Hypermall.

  • There are 365 hotels and other accommodation options in the surrounding area
  • The closest major airport is in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), 6.8 mi (11 km) from the city centre

Dressing for Pulau Gaya

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 31°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 32°C, whilst the average at night is 24°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 31°C with night-time averages of 24°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 31°C and nighttime averages of 24°C
  • Average annual rainfall for Pulau Gaya is 93 millimetres
  • Usually May and April are the hottest months with an average of 31°C, whereas June and January are often coldest, averaging 24°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Pulau Gaya?
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data. This 5-star resort offers a marina and a full-service spa. It is located a short 5-minute walk from Sapi Island. Other good choices for your visit to the area are Shangri La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa and Borneo Beach Villas.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Pulau Gaya, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals in Pulau Gaya.
What's the best boutique hotel in Pulau Gaya?
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa is a favourite 5-star resort with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a private beach and 2 restaurants.

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