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Lot 1, Hotel Seafront Jalan Leila, Sandakan 90000 Malaysia
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#17 of 30 B&Bs / Inns in Sandakan
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Hotel Seafront is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Sandakan, offering a budget friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

While staying at Hotel Seafront, visitors can check out St.Mary's Cathedral (1.3 mi) and The Parish of St Michael and All Angels (1.4 mi), some of Sandakan's top attractions.

As your “home away from home,” the small hotel rooms offer a flat screen TV and air conditioning, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

Guests have access to a 24 hour front desk, room service, and 24 hour check-in while staying at Hotel Seafront. And, as an added convenience, there is parking available to guests.

While you’re here, be sure to check out some of the nearby restaurants, including Trig Hill Restaurant (0.6 mi), Good Taste Restaurant (0.4 mi), and Penang Food Centre (0.7 mi), all of which are within walking distance from Hotel Seafront.

Should time allow, Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple and Kg Pukat Fisherman Village are some popular attractions that are within walking distance.

Enjoy your stay in Sandakan!

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ana_kecik wrote a review Jul 2018
kuala lumpur222 contributions158 helpful votes
i stayed here for 2 nite for my borneo trip . the hotel was a basis and simple hotel. the room n toilet was clean. even tough its a cheap hotel, they provide a simple breakfast. and of course must the the sabah coffee. 2 night stay was ok, maybe not suit for longer stay.
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Date of stay: September 2017
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Skipper S wrote a review Feb 2014
Beijing, China106 contributions51 helpful votes
I say that one of the bet things I liked about this hotel was that it was not centrally located. That is because I spent one night in a hotel that was centrally located, and even though I was 3 floors up from the ground floor it was so noisy I had a hard time sleeping (in spite of being in a much higher end hotel). There was still some music noise from the clubs across the street, but I found sleep much easier to come by here, and if I wanted to be back at the original hotel I only had a 10 minute walk in front of me- great trade off to me. Additionally, the city center is rat infested- I had no problems with critters (other than one little gecko) during my stay here. The hotel is close to the mini-bus station, with the regular bus station just a little farther towards the center. Do your research before you decide the mini-buses are a good idea. The long distance bus station, however, is no where near the hotel, so that is something else to keep in mind. I found taxi drivers completely unwilling to negotiate and they always charged at least double what they charge locals, but that is common in many aspects of Malaysian life, particularly sightseeing (difference of 2 to 1 is common, but I encountered as much as 2 ringit for locals to 40 ringit for tourists, for example). That isn't really a problem caused by the hotel, though. My room was clean, but one light was out (acceptable, the room probably would have been too bright with the second bulb) and the fan in the bathroom was broken. This is a classic building, you can see it standing in pictures from before the city was razed by the Japanese and then again by the Americans, so, yes, there is no elevator and the staff wasn't helpful with my bags. I had a corner room, though, and the corner rooms (X05 and X06) can see water, which was nice. I didn't try the breakfast, but I rarely ever eat in hotels even when they include meals- I would rather eat where the locals think the food is good, and that certainly wouldn't be this hotel. My biggest annoyance was the lack of hot water dispensers either in the room or at least one per floor, at this price in this area it should be a requirement. The electrical control (where you plug something in to enable electricity) was a physical switch, so a business card was able to keep my A/C on all day, important because the A/C wasn't good enough to cool the room to a tolerable temperature (24-25c) within even an hour of turning it on.
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Date of stay: February 2014
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Room Tip: X05 for a queen bed, or X06 for a family room will get you a view of the water, though it...
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Jade wrote a review Aug 2013
Lombok, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia32 contributions12 helpful votes
I booked this place as a locatiion in the centre of town. It looked a little more rundown than the photos, and is not exactly seafront, but i wont lie, the view over the city, the ocean and lots of chinese looking old buildings was really nice. When we checked in, i asked if the table and chair setup in the lobby is where breakfast would be served, and they said that actually since the 1st of July they no longer serve complimentary breakfast.....mtake this into account when paying more for a room because you think breakfast is included. Then i got shown a sign on the desk stating this, and the lady at reception aggreed that because i had paid for a room with breakfast, we could have breakft in the morning, starting from 7. Not really surprising, next morning at 7.15 the lobby was empty, a different guy sat there, snd when we asked about breakfast, he pointed to the same same i was shown in checkin, and bluntly said "no breakfast". Great staff communication here... Not. Out room was on the 4th floor, which was a bit of a hike up the staircase with no offer of help. The room was really nice, bar the one giant cockroach which made me jump, the bathroom really clean and modern, but super stingy on the toilet paper. Air con good, and the saving grace of the place is that the wifi had a good connection. 85 ringgit was overpriced. Also there is a nightclub in the street below and even though we stayed on a sunday night the music was quite loud until about 2 am. If the staff were friendlier my review would probably be a lot nicer. Good customer service means a lot.
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Date of stay: August 2013Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Summerbeep wrote a review Oct 2012
Sydney25 contributions17 helpful votes
A bit overpriced or what ou get we were expecting more for 85 ringgits. The room was not that clean and had a smell about it. There is No lift you have to lug heavy cases up three or flights of stairs. We stayed here because we thought it was close to the jetty and while it is close to the naval jetty if you want to go to the turtle islands you have a twenty minute walk ahead of you. I would recommend trying somewhere else. The breakfast was really average just some toast and boiled eggs
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Date of stay: September 2012
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eva_yanyan wrote a review Jun 2012
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia81 contributions6 helpful votes
I stay 1 night half in here,2nd level room, no lift only stairs but they will help you carry your luggage to there, no worries.They friendly and smiling face service. Air con cold enug, room spacious, water heater acceptable,breakfast with 2 slice toasted bread,jam&butter,1 eggs and coffee/tea/milo either nescafe.. Near by bus station, have a bus 14-sepilok (to orang utan sanctuary-rm5 per trip), can ask details with their staff. last trip get in is 2pm, and bck to town 4pm. Around shops close early about 6pm, but have a superstore open till 10pm,Near Harbour, KFC and bank is around 5-10min only.
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Date of stay: June 2012
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PRICE RANGE
$13 - $15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MalaysiaSabahSandakan DivisionSandakan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
23
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Seafront
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Seafront?
Nearby attractions include Sandakan Memorial Park (4.9 miles), Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple (0.5 miles), and Agnes Newton Keith Home (1.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Seafront?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, room service, and dry cleaning.
Is parking available at Hotel Seafront?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Seafront?
Conveniently located restaurants include Balin Roof Garden Bar & Bistro, English Tea House & Restaurant, and My Harbour Restaurant.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Seafront?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Seafront?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Agnes Newton Keith Home (1.6 miles).