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Dragon Inn Resort

P.O.Box 168 | Jalan Kastam, Semporna 91307 07, Malaysia
Dragon Inn Resort
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A one night stop on our way to Kapali, which I can only imagine is why most guests come here, a stop before heading to the islands. In our case the hotel was empty and we had a nice enough room, clean and spacious with the sound of water lapping at the pillars below. The attached restaurant is ok for... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The inn is good to stay for budget group diving trip to the vicinity islands like Sipadan and Mabul. Basically, there are not many choices in Semporna. The inn is quite old and the price has not changed much for the past decade. The last time I went, room rates started from about RM70 onward. Not sure if the rates... More 

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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Most budget stay for a stopover before heading to Mabul. Convenient as the resort is the closest to the jetty and it is easy in making arrangement for the rest of your trip as most big dive operators are there. Room is big, considerably clean but low water pressure for shower and no hot water. Breakfast is simple and local,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Dragon inn was a welcome escape from Semporna's heat, busy life and ehm.. dirt. Rooms are spacious and clean and the floating rooms and long bridges above the water are lovely and have a lot of atmosphere. It's peaceful and romantic. There is even a little swimming deck with deckchairs, which is probably the only place good for swimming in... More 

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San Carlos, California
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25 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

If you're in Semporna it is probably because you're diving at Sipidan. If you're not staying on Sipidan Island, then The Dragon Inn is the nicest place in town. The rooms are nice and clean. They are out over the water on a pier. There are floodlights on the water and the light shines through the floorboards of the room.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

So my sister and I decided to stay for one night when we stopped over on our way to Mabul Island. We chose the dorm room since it's the cheapest. We're from Singapore so we are quite used to mosquitoes - but that was a whole new different challenge! We couldn't sleep the whole night since we were up all... More 

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

My husband and I stayed at this hotel only for two nights and that was enough! It is very old and has big RATS running around! The service is not that great and the breakfast (included with the room rate) is a complete joke!!! The meal consisted of 2 small pieces of bread with jam, two hard boiled eggs and... More 

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Sagada, Philippines
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My spouse and I recently stayed here for four nights. The most positive aspects are its proximity to Semporna's main shops and restaurants, and the food in the Inn restaurant is okay, not bad. We are thankful that we did not pay for our room as guests of friends also staying here. If we had paid we would have felt... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

My family and I stayed for one night just to have a liltte experience in Semporna town before we off to Mabul Island. i booked the cheapest room which located at the back of the resort. My mom love the wooden architecture. 100% of this resort are made from wood called 'Cengal'. the toilet located outside but attached with the... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Room price is slightly expensive (bear in mind with very basic breakfast.just toasted bread and tea). The room has very basic features. Bedding is ok..for a short stay. Bathroom..far from luxury .toilet bowl was a bit crusty when i came in(i always have been fussy with toilets anyway) sadly,all the drainage with be flushed directly into the sea below you(pity... More 

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