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Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 had cakes and tea in between snorkeling/diving on the boat - other diving operators must...

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Brussels, Belgium
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 the upper floor were functional, but could be cleaner, and when we mentioned that one...

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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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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

My first time diving will never be forgotten, not just because of the beauty or how serial it is but because of the my teachers and the the people I dived with. Rachel has been one of the kindest and most understanding people I've ever met. My open water course was defiantly made a lot better by learning with her...

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Thank Charlie J
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 27 September 2015

lovely property, very well maintained. positioned right across the sand path from their dive centre on mabul island beside a bajau village. lovely people but a little unsightly as they were not disciplined to keep their quarters and environs clean, thus reminiscent of a slum. nice beachfront though nobody would swim in the pristine turquoise waters as they were somewhat...

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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Loved our stay there!! We stayed in the vip room which had a TV and HBO which was great because there is literally nothing to do in semporna but dive. Dove in sibuan and mabul, we really enjoyed mabul but the island in sibuan is gorgeous. The dive shop is super organized and all the staff are friendly and really...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2015

The people in the accommodation were lovely and made sure that we could all enjoy ourselves. The instructors were very fun loving and outgoing people who ensured we would be safe but also get to enjoy all the views of diving. Highly recommended.

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1Thank Daniel D
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Flipping awesome 5 days with Scuba Junkies! Everyone was fantastic and the diving was outstanding... turtles, sharks, Jack fish and all the little ones too, plus a turtle hatching. Extra thanks go to Ewan, Dionne, Kat, Ismail, Deano, and Lydia (never underestimate the power of a hair band!). Highly recommend these guys!

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2Thank Francesca B
Balikpapan, Indonesia
Reviewed 7 April 2015

If I had read about the bedbugs before booking, I probably wouldn't have. But I didn't. I just stayed here for a few hours (Dive Lodge in Semporna) before my flight. It was perfectly good for what it is. The AC worked, the bathroom is sketchy but clean. The bed and towels were clean, as well. I really wish the...

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Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

Two days of great service and beautiful weather. Particularly good staff members were Nas, peanut and Jason. We weren't there for diving but we tried it and it was great. The divemaster we had was enthusiastic and loved his job. Thanks Nas for making our trip

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Address: Lot 36 PO Box 458, Block B | Semporna Seafront, Semporna 91308, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Semporna
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Scuba Junkie Hotel And Diving
Scuba Junkie Hotel & Diving Semporna, Sabah
Scuba Junkie Semporna
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“rooms away from the reception tend to be quieter.”
mr4lfredchan, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Bottom floor rooms are the quickest to get out of, for early morning dives”
danieldM123RO, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Semporna: Dorm Mabul: Room w. fan or ac”
Julian469, 31 Jul 2013 | Read review
“The dorm is a great place to make friends but not as good if you are a natural mosquitor magnet like myself. Try to go with friends or find someone to share a private room with fan or aircon and ensuite bathroom.”
piggydreamer, 12 Jul 2013 | Read review
“There is no swimming pool. It wont let me change that.”
ambcha12, 20 Dec 2012 | Read review
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