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Holiday Dive Inn

Block A, Lot: 5-7, Semporna Seafront Resort | Jalan Simunul, Semporna 91308, Malaysia
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Holiday Dive Inn
Ranked #3 of 5 Semporna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Use as just a place to crash after a day diving. Floor in the rooms were not clean- stains, dirt, hair... Bathroom had squatted insects on the wall. Very small bathroom and 1st room the shower stand was broken so you had to hold it. Bedding was clean and bed comfortable. No fan and no AC remote- so our first... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aircon not cool enough..remote kept by reception..don't know why..simple 2 floors inn..not hotel...twin n queen size beds available...only 2 satelite channels...no choice..96++with sharing balcony...this inn is part of sipadan scuba dive shop just located behind...

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was nice, clean rooms with bathroom n tv which was cool. The whole hotel only had 2 air on remotes so if you got hot/cold in the night this couldn't be changed. The staff were very rude when we were asking questions about why the tv didn't work (this was fixed) and if we could change rooms due... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The air-condition in the room is not working in any way. I have talked to others at the hotel who has the same problem. The "wi-fi" is only working a few times a week if you sit in the reception. So no, I would definitely not recommend this hotel to anyone unless you want to sleep in 45 degrees. It... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We stayed here one night before going out to Mabul for diving and especially enjoyed the fact that our double room had a TV as we hadn't watched TV in a while :) The room was nice, with a little bit of natural light, had a private bathroom and a/c (although they only have two a/c remotes for the whole... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night on my way back through from Mabul and opted for a king room with a balcony because it was the only room they had available with a window. The "balcony" is just a door out onto the shared covered deck area on the second floor, but really I just like to have a window and didn't even... More

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Moscow
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24 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

U should understand that u go to Semporna just to overnites and not exactly to "stay and rest in the hotel". U go there for diving. After that you are so tired that u go back to the hotel at 9pm and fell asleep. So for that this hotel is the best. All rooms are with aircon, clean, We have... More

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Auckland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Let's face it, you don't go to Semporna because it's a must see place during your travels in Borneo. You go so can catch the boat to Mabul/Sipadan. If you have to stay in Semporna the choice is pretty limited, to backpackers standards. Yes this place ticks the basic boxes : a bed, toilet, shower and wifi - when you... More

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Berlin, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

All the dive hotels pretty much have the same price in Semporna but if you want to dive Sipidan from Semporna your only option is Sipidan divers which this hotel is associated with. A/C is barely working walls are stained. Price w. Dive package from Sipidan divers is 86RM for a double room with window. Beds are clean with ok... More

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Hong Kong
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

A decent budget hotel with everything we need for our snorkelling trip based in Semporna. We had a double room with a king size bed, and a door to the balcony. Very clean and bright. Bed is comfy with clean linens. Bright clean bathroom with a nice shower (good temperature and water pressure!), even with shampoo provided! Decent towels too.... More

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Additional Information about Holiday Dive Inn

Address: Block A, Lot: 5-7, Semporna Seafront Resort | Jalan Simunul, Semporna 91308, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Semporna
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Semporna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Holiday Dive Inn in Semporna offers 24 comfortable rooms with and without Seaview and Dormitory rooms at reasonable prices. Located at the Semporna Seafront Resort. It is in the immediate vicinity of numerous restaurants and cafes including the "D'Waterfront Bar", the PADI 5* IDC dive centre "Sipadan Scuba", Convenient Stores, Pharmacy, Air Asia Ticketing company & etc. All rooms are fully air-conditioned, with hot/cold water shower, satellite television, free wireless internet, water kettle and comfortable modern furnishing. It's like a home away from home. ... more   less 

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