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Holiday Dive Inn

Block A, Lot: 5-7, Semporna Seafront Resort | Jalan Simunul, Semporna 91308, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had originally booked a different hotel and had a walk around the area before checking in. The room was clean and bathroom as expected for the price. OK value and fine for one night, though there was some road noise in the middle of the night that was not ideal! The hotel staff were friendly and helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed three nights as part of the Sipadan package. Was expecting much worse (based on reviews here) but our king 'balcony' room was clean, spacious, with a comfy bed, working tv and zero roaches. Room turned down every day, bathroom a little small but shower pressure fine and Wi-Fi a little weak but good enough for social media, emails etc.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Let's be honest, Semporna is a grubby little town. It looks like it hasn't had any local love in many a year. The hotels and restaurants feel the same. Everything feels tired and worn out. The room was OK. The aircon functioned, the bed was flat, and the toilet and shower did their job. It just ain't a place to... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

First of all, it is good to know that you don't go to Semporna to enjoy the city itself. This is good for diving only. Holiday dive Inn is very basic. We arrived and asked the staff to remove the cockroach. Except this the room was decently clean. Bedsheets and towels are not neat at all but whatever is on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights whilst scuba diving. Reasonably priced, perfectly clean, quiet and it had adequate facilities. AC worked fine and reception dealt with our simple requests in a friendly and efficient manner. Lockers are outside the room, but that wasn't a bother. Would stay here again without hesitation. Found it to be one of the cheaper options when... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Stay there for 5D4N. Basic room with hot shower, aircond, TV, kettle i.e basic things that you really need :-) The room was serviced everyday, comfortable bed. Convenient location, nearby to waterfront & eating place. Friendly & helpful staff. If you need an airport transfer, just inform them, they'll arrange it for you. Choose the room with balcony

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Basic room. The aircon is alright. Wi-fi is weak. No safety box, but you can hire a locker downstairs at the lobby, just talk to the receptionist. One thing I dont like about here, is their shower is terrible, the shower water pressure is very low! You hardly can wash your hair if you got long hair.

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

An OK base if you are diving all day. It was clean, had comfortable beds and the rooms are serviced each. What they should do - Provide a drying area as all our stuff had to be hung around the room on doors and chair and never dried. Clean the wall where the air con has leaked. It really looked... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We only stayed for one night as we were on a 6 days trip from Tawau to KK. Check in was a breeze, room was basic and comfortable. There was no remote for the A/C so in the middle of the night we just switched off our unit then turn it back on in the morning. Toilet was clean just... More 

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New Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

My stay at Holiday Dive Inn was part of the package deal with Sipadan Scuba. The hotel is very basic but meets all the needs of a budget traveller. My room was neat with a clean bathroom. Bed sheets and towels were clean, too. The housekeeping staff cleaned my room every day and changed the towels often. They never changed... More 

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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 

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
Price Range: $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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