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Scuba Junkie Hotel & Diving

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Everything runs very smoothly from the boat transfers to Mabul Island, the meal times and dive/snorkeling trips. Sipadan dive was well worth it too! Special mention to Cat, Ahzrul and Dionne who looked after us. The only downside is the rubbish that often washes onto...More

Thank Kristy D
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is an absolutely horrid place to be. It is dirty, expensive and shockingly unfriendly. one good thing is they have a very good scuba diving instructor called Penny from Sweden. We went there last year. They are very un-accommodating with the dives. If dives...More

Thank sagarak9
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and guests, and very relaxing atmosphere. AC room was fantastic, clean and very comfortable. Everything was organised like clockwork, don't know how they do it but that makes one feels like being taken care of - so just chillout, enjoy your holidays. Even...More

Thank brommie-diver
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We stayed one night here in a room with shared bathroom before heading to Mabul. Contrasting with the city of Semporna, which is dirty and smells bad, this place is colorful and feels ok. The size of our room was good. The shared facilities at...More

Thank Jacques W
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I stayed here after my trip to Pulau Mabul. The room is OK, the bath simple, the staff helpful. The bed was comfortable. Options for breakfast are available around the corner. The accommodation on Pulau Mabul was a little nicer.

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"rooms away from the reception tend to be quieter."
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"Bottom floor rooms are the quickest to get out of, for early morning dives"
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"Semporna: Dorm Mabul: Room w. fan or ac"
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"The dorm is a great place to make friends but not as good if you are a natural mosquitor magnet like myself..."
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