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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked into the Holiday Dive Inn as a part of the diving package with Sipadan Scuba. The Inn is fairly priced and is located in a convenient location as well, with grocery stores and marts about 100m away. The rooms are well maintained accompanied by a decent daily room service. Most of the divers with Sipadan Scuba stay with Holiday... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No frills, but clean rooms, hot water and A/C (though a bit noisy). Internet works intermittently. Friendly staff. The town itself is a stinking hole (no other way to describe it), but the food is good and if you come for the diving, it's definitely worth the trip! Please dive responsibly, one can already see the impact tourism has had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 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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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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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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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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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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