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Seafest Hotel

Jalan Kastam, Semporna 91308, Malaysia
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Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Semporna
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't expect anything special in Semporna and opted for the safe choice. That is what Seafest is. No thrills, but clean, quiet (not counting in the 100 hundreds of boats that taxi on the sea in front of Semporna), professional, great views on Semporna and the houses built on stilts and comes with a rooftop swimming pool which is... More

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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156 reviews 156 reviews
63 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My only reason to Semporna was to make my first visit as I had no opportunity to be there before. As usual, I browsed through the internet for available hotels in town. The reviews of a few accommodations in town helped me to make a choice. I booked a Seaview room through the hotel's website inclusive of breakfast. It was... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the seafest hotel beforehand via internet for 2 nights. Upon arrival everything looked ok, the lobby and reception that is. Check in went smooth but then....we entered the room. First you have to go in a tiny, smelly lift to reach the dirty carpeted floor you're staying on. Ours was on the 4th floor and the room was... More

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Milan, Italy
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91 reviews 91 reviews
25 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We planned to stay in semporna in order to reach the nearby islands with daytrips. Seafeast hotel was the best choice to avoid all the creepy,dirty,moldy shacks around town. This is not a luxury hotel either but still affordable and clean (mostly). Looks like an 80's hotel from some horror b movie but we had a nice 4 days staying... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I stayed in a village view room which was great. Comfy beds and clean bathrooms. The walls had scratches and marks on the 5th floor but looked a little better on the 3rd floor. The pool was great but I had two complaints. Breakfast didn't start til 7am so my first stay I didn't get to eat breakfast as my... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Nice, clean, friendly staffs. Although only stay for a night, but it has what I want. Rated as 5-stars hotel in town, YES, it really make it! Rooms are clean with good view of the sea. AC is good, more movies on TV. Services are good and fast.

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I went to the hotel with low expectations after reading numerous negative comments about the place. But i must say that my stay was pretty good. Sure, the place is a bit dated in terms of decor but i'm satisfied with their room. It's still comfortable & the view's nice as well. I do not encounter the smelly corridors/toilet others... More

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Colorado Mountains
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This is a hotel with pretensions it cannot live up to.....imagine a motel six gone to seed but with a glossy reception area. The food at the restaurant was abysmal, the corridors stunk of something I don't want to imagine, the room was monk like and the shower hadn't been cleaned...obviously as I found a previous occupant's hair shampoo. The... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I would not recommend this hotel at all -you could get better in Seporna for your money. The hotel and its rooms are all very shabby, the bathroom was very run down and smelt of sewerage. The air con did not really work. The breakfast was very average and overall the service was also very poor from the staff. This... More

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Long Beach, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

My husband and I stayed for a week at this nice hotel in Semporna. It is clean, well situated, good service in all the areas (front desk, restaurant and housekeeping). If you want to experience and see the TRUE life of this fishing town, you need to ask for a room facing the fishing boats (the back side). One time... More

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Address: Jalan Kastam, Semporna 91308, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Semporna
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