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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the way to Semporna we asked our taxi driver if the Seafest hotel was any good and he replied with "it's the best - in Semporna..." Not having stayed at any others I can't verify that, but it seemed like a fair statement. The deluxe room was tidy and surprisingly spacious, but not exactly luxurious. The bathtub was a... More 

Thank GlobeGoer86
Dusseldorf, Germany
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very spacious and agreeable accommodation, a bit over priced for its standard, i would say. perfect for a short stay in between Tawau airport and any island near semporna. equipped with swimming pool & gym

Thank sosbipopo
Kuala Terengganu
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7 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We were here for a night stay before were moved to Pacific Inn by SDC. We were not only having islands hopping here in Semporna but also hotel hopping arranged by SDC which pissed us. The hotel is 4 star rated with all facilities included such as swimming pool, cafe, service room, hotel shop etc. The room is spacious and... More 

Thank Green P
Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Tawau airport to hotel by taxi around RM95- to RM100-, travel time around 1 to 1.x hour. There are 3 wings of Seafest: Old and New integrate together, Boutique wings seem quite new, just 2 minutes walking from Old and New wings Old and new wings in front of pier (Jetty) and fish market, some noise (not serious) since 05:xxAM.... More 

Thank mrCKLee
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We stop at the hotel for a day after trip to other island.The hotel is located close to the jetty point where you can go by walk and no need any trasportation.The rates are very overpriced, food very bad, very old hotel.Close the area there are much more beautiful and brand new hotel with lowest rates.

Thank Stefano N

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82 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

A hotel living in the past. The smell of the carpets is too old fashion. But all of this would be okay if the room and bathroom would have been cleaned enough. We found hairs and sand still in the room.

Thank crammarc
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29 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

5 min walk to the port where we get to kapalai resort's centre in Semporna. Convenient but very basic amenities. Dated decor and room cleanliness. Wife local And international breakfast spread. Construction going on opposite the hotel - not disturbed by any noise. Fishy smell outside the hotel. The early morning fish market moved to the other side. Wifi signal... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

I wasn't too pleased with the service at the reception... but then again, having enough work experience in the service industry, my standards on customer service are quite high. Seafest is about the best hotel in Semporna... but don't expect anything grand... If you want grand, take a dive in Mabul or Sipadan and you will have an amazing experience.... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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240 reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Semporna is a little rough and I would not recommend straying far or late away from Seafest. It is a great base to dive or prepare to ship off for Mabul or live a boards. It's clean. The staff friendly and helpful. The buffet fresh and good. They even let you store luggage if you're using it as a base... More 

Thank Dkazooman
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

The Seafest Hotel in Semporna is clean and the rooms are of average size, but they do not have many non-smoking rooms. The location is convenient for those taking boats out to the islands as it is near the docks, but it is about a 15 minute walk to the downtown area. The breakfast buffet is extremely large and good,... More 

Thank W. David L

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Seafest Hotel

Address: Seafest Hotel Jalan Kastam, Semporna 91308, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Semporna
Price Range: €41 - €139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Seafest Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 143
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“noisy because our windows was right above the outdoor swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles sosbipopo, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“New wing, Higher floor with Sea + Village view is better!”
 of 5 bubbles mrCKLee, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“maybe you can ask for a sea-view room on booking if you like, but ours were not”
 of 5 bubbles annamariey2016, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you want a quiet room, stay away from family rooms, I hear kid running, laughing and rang our door bells.”
 of 5 bubbles yanac866, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“room rates are better when walked-in”
 of 5 bubbles mr4lfredchan, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
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