Gaya Centre Hotel - Kota Kinabalu

Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88843show map
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Overview

The heritage Gaya Centre Hotel is a 3-star venue providing guests with 24-hour room service, laundry and ironing service. Offering accommodation in the 14-story building, the hotel combines Chinese architecture and modern facilities.

A major location gives quick access to Sabah State Museum, which is 3 km away. The venue is set within 5 km from Kota Kinabalu city center.

There are a market and a shopping mall within a quick reach of the hotel.

It will take a 15-minute drive to get to Kota-Kinabalu International airport.

Rooms

For a pleasant stay in Kota Kinabalu Gaya Centre Hotel offers 260 guestrooms complete with high-speed internet, a private safe, LCD TV, a writing desk and a CD player. Guests will enjoy views of the South China Sea from their rooms. They also feature en suite bathrooms fitted with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Offering Italian and French meals, Little Italy is around 150 meters away.

Services

The hotel offers a storage room, a car park and a lift as well as computers, a business center and a conference room for guests' comfort.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   14.  Number of rooms:   260.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Snack bar

Shuttle

Shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Services

  • Shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children

  • Cots

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Karaoke
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • Sea view

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Bedroom

  • Down/Feather pillows

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Plug adaptor
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
KK EsplanadeKK Esplanade1000 ft
Signal Hill ObservatorySignal Hill Observatory1000 ft
Filipino Market SabahFilipino Market Sabah2300 ft
Gaya Street (Sunday Market)Gaya Street (Sunday Market)1700 ft
Kota Kinabalu Central MarketKota Kinabalu Central Market1700 ft
Atkinson Clock TowerAtkinson Clock Tower1700 ftJalan Dewan
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Little ItalyLittle Italy400 ftJln Haji Saman
Le SafranLe Safran100 ftSuria Sabah Mall
The Glass Bar and GrillThe Glass Bar and Grill300 ft7th Floor
Chilli VanillaChilli Vanilla500 ftOpposite KK Emporium
Salut SeafoodSalut Seafood400 ftKota Kinabalu
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Kota Kinabalu Wetland CentreKota Kinabalu Wetland Centre4300 ft
Tunku Abdul Rahman ParkTunku Abdul Rahman Park1.6 mi
Karamunsing CapitalKaramunsing Capital1.1 mi
Yayasan Sabah Auditorium Tun MustaphaYayasan Sabah Auditorium Tun Mustapha3.0 mi
Menara Tun Mustapha (Sabah Foundation Building)Menara Tun Mustapha (Sabah Foundation Building)3.0 mi
North Borneo RailwayNorth Borneo Railway3.0 mi
Oceanus Waterfront MallOceanus Waterfront Mall4300 ft
Likas Sport ComplexLikas Sport Complex1.3 mi
Sabah State Museum & Heritage VillageSabah State Museum & Heritage Village1.8 mi
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Getting around
Train
North Borneo Railway3.1 mi
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Reviews
7.8
FabulousBased on  422  reviews
  • 6.6
    Good

    great view of sea/ beach from the room and good service from the staffs

    the carpet in the room looks old and quite dirty.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Superb sea view (remember to request a high floor and sea view when booking) Very efficient friendly staff. Reception staff have deposit refunds and documents waiting and ready. Restaurant staff will provide wholemeal bread for toast if you request it the day before. Great value special price on weekend buffet/steamboat (over 55s pay RM25++ per person for crab, prawns, chicken, beef, lamb, several varieties of fish, and much more) Locality - easy walking distance for most amenities

    Bathrooms have an inadequate venting system. Although they are immaculately clean, they always smell a little stale. I suspect this could be fixed.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Location

    At reception was a sign that check-in was only after 2 pm & the check-in staff seemed to relish that or is this common in KK hotels? One of the check-in staff was cold n brusque. For RM190 per night, I can find better value elsewhere.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Location

    The cold food every morning unless you were up at 6.30am

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    comfortable, clean

    uninclude breakfast

  • 6.6
    Good

    Comfortable and nice clean rooms

    Lack of swimming pool and/or gymnasium

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Location

    Breakfast ... Not much choice & not catering for Westerners

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Idea location, despite being at the centre of the city yet away from the congestion.

    None

  • 6.6
    Good

    Location

    No Wi-Fi service in the room only in the lobby.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    I like the way they serve customer, their communications to us especially at the counter were very friendly and good.

    Only one thing at room got a little bit of dust at the back of television, inside the drawer. So make sure the room, toilet and bathroom make it clean.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Very strategic location.

    Need to improve the cafe. They take some times to clear the table and to add on the food and drink.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The hotel was in the perfect location for being able to walk around the city. Close to the jetty and close to excellant food in the malls and on the streets. The staff of Gaya were very welcoming. The staff we had most contact with was the housecleaning staff and they were so nice and helpful all the time. The breakfast was wonderful with a very good section of Asian and Western food. With the bonus of a fabulous view. I would definately stay at the Gaya Center again and not bother to look for other accomodation.

    It was advertised that there was wifi in the rooms but there definitely was not and for a lot of our stay there was not even wifi available in the lobby. When we were able to get it in the lobby the signal was very weak.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    strategic location, between 2 famous shopping malls in KK. Friendly staffs who ready answer questions. Fast Wireless connection in lobby. Clean room with high speed LAN connection. Powerful hot shower as well

    No a specific room for luggage storage, only place a corner on the lobby. smelly bathroom.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The location is good and staff are very helpful.

    The room is small and there is a smell from the drainage system in the toilet.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    It was value for money. A clean and comfortable hotel which provides sufficient facilities for a stress-free stay. The staff were polite and efficient. A number of restaurants and shopping malls are available within the vicinity of the hotel. It is within walking distance of the local souvenir shops and the jetty that takes passengers to nearby islands.

    The hotel does not provide parking facilities. I had a difficult time parking the car during office hours. The breakfast meal is far from satisfactory. Although there was some variety, after two days I felt as if there was nothing to choose from. Could do with better coffee and quality bread.

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Highlights
8
FabulousBased on  422 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Train
North Borneo Railway3.1 mi
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