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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... More 

Thank Charlie J
Singapore, Singapore
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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... More 

1 Thank mr4lfredchan
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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... More 

1 Thank julienrichtravel
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
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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.

1 Thank Daniel D
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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!

2 Thank Francesca B
Balikpapan, Indonesia
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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... More 

Thank purpleviolinist
Whistler, Canada
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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

2 Thank Christopher S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 January 2015

As a Malaysian and knowing how irresponsible we are to the environment, I was dead set doing business with Scuba Junkie before I walk in because I heard they clean up trash. If I would have just walked in to enquire about divings they will never get my business. The Semporna Dive Shop person (skinny white guy) seems very uninterested... More 

5 Thank YLeeKL
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Reviewed 8 December 2014

Friendly, charming & helpful staff. We really enjoyed our hiking at bohey dulang & snorkeling trip at mantabuan..we stayed in dorm room with separate bathroom. the room was clean & comfort. Strategic location - a few of seafood restaurant, giant market, pharmacy etc are just nearby (walking distance).

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 19 September 2014

This backpacker's in Semporna is not grand but is very serviceable and good value for money. The stairs are a long climb at the end of a day spent wandering other airports but the staff are great, the room big, the air conditining and hot water works and the wifi is quick, free and reliable. Not the place for an... More 

1 Thank jjukes4

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Additional Information about Scuba Junkie Hotel & Diving

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
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“rooms away from the reception tend to be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles mr4lfredchan, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Bottom floor rooms are the quickest to get out of, for early morning dives”
 of 5 bubbles danieldM123RO, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Semporna: Dorm Mabul: Room w. fan or ac”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles piggydreamer, 12 Jul 2013 | Read review
“There is no swimming pool. It wont let me change that.”
 of 5 bubbles ChasingAmber, 20 Dec 2012 | Read review
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