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Singapore
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...

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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....

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McAllen, Texas
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...

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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,...

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Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Extremely noisy from 0700. Breakfast was like feeding time at the zoo as throngs of people plowed through as much food as they could. Rooms are tired but in all fairness clean. Just glad it's only a stopover.

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Dalian, China
Reviewed 10 April 2016

we chose here since we heard wifi was good and service was standard that's true the hotel was not something of modern (but i guess you donnot come to semporna for something modern) and luxury but it met out need from every respect the breakfast was very good, you found both local foods and general kind, if you need breakfast...

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Graz, Österreich
Reviewed 28 March 2016

On our way to a diving cruise at Sipadan we stayed one night at the Seafest Hotel. Semporna itself isn't the most beautiful place on Borneo, so there is no need to spend much time in this town. For this one night the Hotel was very useful. Rooms are big and clean, so is the bathroom. The rooms are equipped...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

But probably not anywhere else. Semporna is a small town with very few hotels and Seafest appears to be the best of the lot. However it's 3 star at best. Buffet spread was generous and the room was spacious. However it's 2015 and I was shocked to see a CRT TV in the hotel room. Flat screen is the only...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Seafest is fine for the price. The Deluxe room was clean, well air conditioned, and had good hot water. The toilet cistern had a few issues flushing, and the bathtub may have been overlooked for cleaning but after a month camping in Pom  Pom Island with TRACC we were happy with our room. The reviews discussing the "Health and Wellness...

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Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Picked this hotel from the reviews on TA.. Check in was fine, I was upgraded to an executive room because the hotel was over booked on my room type. Happy days I thought. The room was only half cleaned, I found cigarette butts and ash in the dresser drawers.. Two single beds in an executive room.?? Hmmm Also there was...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: €40 - €148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Seafest Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 143
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“selected 'loud' for noise level as my room right above the conference area with evening events - otherwise okay”
 of 5 bubbles GilJackieG, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Hotel was full no alternative available”
 of 5 bubbles grahamdixon2003, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Better book transprtation from TAWAU AIRPORT thru any online agency, it is really far.”
 of 5 bubbles cuilingp, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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