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Scuba Junkie Backpackers

86 reviews
Scuba Junkie Backpackers PO BOX 458, lot 4546 Seafront semp, Semporna 91308, Malaysia
  • Excellent6%
  • Very good29%
  • Average35%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible11%
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night whilst organising accommodation on Mabul. Clean dorm room, okay bathroom facilities. Good wifi and communal room. The staff were friendly and recognised us on our return journey allowing us to stow our bags away for a bit and use...More

Thank Jemima S
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Very clean rooms with modern Aircon. Staff are fairly helpful and the evening staff cheerful. Internet is limited to the front room, which turns into a bit of a screen zombie lounge. Prices are expencive if you don't dive, fairly reasonable if you do, but...More

Thank Spagetti68
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed here at the end of our Mabul diving trip because it seemed like the easiest thing to do. If I returned, I would either look elsewhere in Semporna or just head to Tawau straightaway because Semporna is frankly pretty awful. Our room here...More

Thank hbinnz
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed in a private ensuite room for 1 night before transferring to the Mabul Beach Resort. Room was large, clean and the bed was comfortable. All very basic, no towels provided (20 MR deposit for getting one) and very slow & odd wifi (free public...More

Thank Joost G
Reviewed 1 May 2017

14 days in Malaysia & the staff were the least helpful/interested people we met. Most basic room, not even a hook to hang a towel, not that they had any towels to give us. Very basic communal shower & toilets, no hooks to hang clothes/...More

Thank Happyharry34
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"Do get a room with a private bathroom"
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"Stay away from the street side"
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"Maybe opt to stay in a private room if you have to be here for a night."
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