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    Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort

    Kapalai, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia
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    Traveller (1088)
    Room & Suite (136)
    Pool & Beach (78)
    Overview
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good25%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “on stilts” (35 reviews)
    “dive resort” (40 reviews)
    “fish” (68 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast Buffet
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 385 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    During planning, our main concern staying in Sipadan was security. Not an issue in Kapalai. Whether the armed soldiers could really protect us from pirates, not sure. At least felt safe seeing them around. There were at least 3 different designs of water bungalows that...More

    Thank AL_in_SG
    Reviewed 29 November 2017

    Breathtaking views from the rooms every morning and evening with splendid food and a professional dive crew is all that was we get during our time here. Lovely dive sites nearby at sipadan. I have to mention that it is one of the five best...More

    Thank futbolmania999
    Reviewed 16 November 2017

    Very nice diving resort with great diving center. The staff was always extremely friendly and accommodating! The rooms have enough space and were always very very clean! The food in the restaurant left nothing to be desired. Thank you all for the nice days! Especially...More

    1  Thank Sascha R
    Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

    We have just flown to Sandakan after staying in Kapalai Dive resort for 4 days /3 nights I was slightly apprehensive about the stay due to the bad reviews that have been posted recently. TRAVELLING TO THE RESORT - We flew to Tawau, then an...More

    2  Thank Elle E
    Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

    Went in the month of October for 5D4N dive package. We had a great time diving there with our dive guide Glenn, who had an eye for even the smallest critters :) 1. Transport from Tawau They'll load you on a bus and transport you...More

    1  Thank Jiayingyeo
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    Amenities
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    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 60
    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Sabah >
    • Semporna District >
    • Pulau Sipadan
    • Also Known As
    • Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Hotel Pulau Sipadan ,
    • Sipadan Kapalai Island Hotel ,
    • Hotel Sipadan Kapalai Island
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    Traveller (1088)
    Room & Suite (136)
    Pool & Beach (78)
    Dining (57)
    Hotel & Grounds (798)
    Bathroom (19)
    Family and Play Areas (6)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
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    Wita A
    24 October 2017|
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    Response from SajidRMatin | Reviewed this property |
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    Autumn K
    23 June 2017|
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    Response from EdwinHsu | Reviewed this property |
    It's pretty windy since you simply sleep in an open structure built on the surface of the ocean. About dealing with the mosquitos, they prepared Spray in each room, I didn't encounter any attack during my stay so just left... More
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    "The newer rooms are of higher quality although further away from the dinning hall"
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    "Water Bungalows are the best rooms to choose from"
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    "Only stay here if you are scuba diving and don't mind canteen style food"
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    "New Villas (there are only 10) so its on a first-come-first serve basis (no res. Requests)"
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