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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Tawau, Pulau Sipadan 91031 , Malaysia
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Sipadan Water Village
Ranked #6 of 6 Hotels in Pulau Sipadan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ipoh, Malaysia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

The floating resort on stilts is very cozy and calm. The staff are friendly and it's very comfortable. I would definitely recommend diving and snorkeling there. A lovely place that I would wanna visit again some time in the future.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Definitely a must-visit place in the world ! Thumbs up to all the staff from the ground, resort and snorkel guides. A unique turn-down experience during dusk, where they turn on the mosquito repellent. Go for a fullboard package that inclusive of snorkeling trip to Mabul & Kapalai. The house pool and & reef at its best too. The opportunity... More

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights at the resort. The atmosphere was much better than at the waterbungalows. At the restaurant it was more lively and we had a swimmingpool. The food was good and snorkeling great especially Sipidan. The houses were great.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The only thing we like about this resort is the diving center and excellent staff there The room, despite being very spacious and boasts an amazing view, seriously needs refurbishment, especially the bathroom. Water has some smell and salty taste i.e. not clean enough! My friend and I had rash during our stay and we suspected it's because of the... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Sipadan Water village refuse to acknowledge an extraordinary terrorism situation with the attack on Mabul island last week. Both Malaysian and international governments have issued travel advisorys to this island and the East coast of Sabah as a whole forcing fully paid up guests to have no choice but to cancel already paid for reservations. Neither Suri or the manager... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I came to Mabul Island knowing well that a 5 star PADI resort isn't 5 stars in the traditional sense. And this resort isn't. But for divers it's top notch. The dive crew are awesome--a large team of dive masters, boatmen and support staff. They're excellent at finding things on the bottom and great to deal with. Aside from nearby... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Relax, warm, snorkeling, eat & sleep, that's heavenly!!! You can dive or snorkeling anytime from 7am to 5pm at resort vicinity. Meal provided was buffet style, I think weekend's meal would be more variety. The instructors in resort are friendly and encouraging. A great place to just blank yourself and have a good re-charge time as well as temporary escape... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Great buffet meal with variety of choice - B/L/D, sometimes with a night performance. Nice snorkeling trip with friendly guidance, overall is very clean. However, room is without aircond, only ceiling fan, very hot at night.

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Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

have been to SWV 3 times now. it's a sanctuary i return to almost every year but the last time i visited, i noticed that the place is getting older. some maintenance would probably do them some good. water pressure was getting lower and there was some funky smell in the bathroom. of course the view and the ambiance is... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Allister from Aquatastic handled all my inquiries professionally and assured my dive holiday at Sipadan Water Village to be seamless. Transfers from the airport to the resort was smooth. Room looks a little tired and needs a face lift. Meals was not great but good enough to fill my growling stomach after many hours in the water. Staffs were friendly... More

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Additional Information about Sipadan Water Village

Address: Tawau, Pulau Sipadan 91031 , Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Sipadan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sipadan Water Village 3*
Number of rooms: 276
Also Known As:
Sipadan Water Village Hotel Pulau Sipadan
Sipadan Water Village Pulau

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