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Sipadan Inn

09/05/2017 10/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room was clean enough although we didn't get towels and when. We collected them they definitely did not smell washed. Staff very friendly. In the centre of the 'town'. Our advise would be only come to Semporna is you REALLY have to.

Thank Steph W
Linkoping, Sweden
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Reasonable and comfortable room with coffee/tea set in your own room. Some rooms facing the seafront. Though the hotel does not have its own bar and restaurant, it offers free breakfast at the adjacent restaurant by the seafront. Free wifi, best at lobby.

Thank Hansson2014
Gdynia, Poland
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It's a new hotel situated very close to the dock, where you can catch a shuttle boat to the islands. The room was quiet and clean with a comfortable bed but extremely small. We had difficulty trying to store all our luggage in it. Maybe their other rooms are bigger but since we took the last double room available, we...

Thank Elżbieta P
Scotts Valley CA
Reviewed 8 November 2016

we needed one night between leaving Mabul and heading out to the airport ... the Scuba Junkie Hostel was full up for air-con ensuite rooms, so we headed down to the Sipadan Inn ..... Clean, tidy rooms ...but they are very small - we barely maneuvered around our luggage and each other .... the bathroom was also small and the...

1Thank JKD
Kuala Terengganu
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

My friend and I were registered by SDC to this hotel for a day before transfered to Seafest Hotel. The room is small and not enough space to move around. However, it was neat abd clean. Air conditioner and hot shower worked very well. No breakfast served.

Thank Green P
Cebu Island, Philippines
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Room: very small and worn down. Cleanliness: decent. Location: center of Semporna so ezpect a lot of noise, in my case a air compressor from a dive center in frint of my window. Price: overpriced comparing what you get in other hotels for similar prices.

Thank Jonathan S
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Some rooms have no windows, and the aircon was very average. This makes for a claustrophobic stay. The staff is friendly, but insisted on a 50MYR security deposit! Its located well within the market dive shop area. The rooms are clean and the bed comfortable. OK for an overnight halt, but probably can do better elsewhere.

Thank Nitin_Sidhu
Wroclaw, Poland
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Clean room and nice service. Market and marina are very close. Air conditioning works fine. You can cool your beers in fridge by reception desk. Ignore kids asking for money, bec. they will make the worst use of it. Be aware of tricksters offering services like baggage transportation! You don't want to get in conversation with them when paying.

Thank Tomasz T
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We were booked to stay here and looked at 3 rooms before cancelling and going elsewhere. The staff seemed friendly enough and we were only staying for one night, we were just going to plonk ourselves in. But, a group of tourists in front of us asked if they could smoke in the rooms, which the staff agreed to. We...

Thank Emma H
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Did exactly what I needed,decent room,everything worked,close to eateries & whatever else you need to find in Semporna,girls at reception were friendly & very helpful. Manager was also very helpful,I had booked a 2nd night,but in the end didn't need it,didn't get full refund but got some money back,can't complain. Semporna isn't a place your likely to spend a lot...

Thank paul m

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Address: Block D, Lot No. 19-24, Semporna, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Semporna
Price Range: €25 - €44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sipadan Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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“Room with sea view has its own balcony.”
Hansson2014, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid windowless rooms.”
Nitin_Sidhu, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“First floor or far away from the reception”
568adelineb, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“VIP room is just slightly higher than the standard room yet it offer double the size from the standard room. Why not?”
Nis08mo, 17 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Don't know for other room but we stayed at room number 4 upstairs and it facing a restaurant below :D”
  • view from window, sorry for the mess hahahah
RoundelFlower, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
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