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Borneo Global Sipadan Backpackers

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Jalan Causeway Bangunan SeaFest, Ground, 1st & 2nd Floor, Semporna 91308 Malaysia See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Make sure to ask about first aid in boat. I didn’t stay with them, just did fun dive and had difficulties while diving, can’t believe they didn’t have oxygen in the boat nor the hostel.As a dive shop you should provide basic aid for divers....More

2  Thank Juan A
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

My three girlfriends and I decided to stay with Borneo Global backpackers as a friend recommended it to us. The staff were so helpful and nice, especially Norhaidah, who even went hiking with us because she is that cool. Whatever we needed they were willing...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We are long term traveller ( 15 months ) so have stayed in a lot of hostels. We didn't book just showed up & we didn't do any dives with them. The staff are very unhelpful & seem to be always having arguments with each...More

2  Thank crystal s s
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The good: The accommodation is decent, clean, AC works, and when we visited it wasn't packed. There's a fridge you can use to store your food, as the provided breakfast is basically just toast and marmalade. The diving (except Sipadan) is relatively cheap and most...More

3  Thank scubadrive
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I was at first hesitant booking my accomodations and trips with BGS, but then I decided to since I have 9 days of free before my dive starts with Scuba Junkie. I said why not? Norhaida, whom I've met thru fb only is very friendly...More

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BORNEO GLOBAL BACKPACKERS SIPADAN & DIVE CENTRE The nearest airport to Semporna is Tawau Airport. Semporna is the gateway to the many islands, over 30 of them. The most famous diving destinations in the area are More are Sipadan, Mabul and Mataking islands. Accommodation / Diving Centre ---------------------------- - 4 dorm rooms with 6/8 beds and lockers, a/c and toilet with hot shower. RM 29 per bed in dorm room. - 3 Private rooms with 1 double bed and 1 single bed, a/c and toilet with hot shower. RM 99 per private room. - 2 Family rooms with 1 double bed and 3 single beds, a/c and toilet with hot shower. RM 129 per family room. All beds are provided with pillow, linen and blanket. All rooms are air-conditioned with en-suite bathrooms equipped with hot & cold pressure water heater. Our backpackers place is in a quiet area of Semporna. Our Dive Centre is superbly located in front of the jetty to all Islands. We offer daily diving and snorkeling trips to Sipadan, Mabul, Kapalai, Mataking, Timba Timba, Pom Pom and Sibuan Timbun Mata, Bohey Dulang, Mantabuan (Tun Sakaran Marine Park) so we can explore together the amazing macro and stunning pelagic underwater marine life. We can guarantee Sipadan permits, if you are flexible on your dates or if you book in advance. We provide 24 hours reception service with no curfew and lockout. We also offer a simple and light breakfast from 6:30 am to 10 am every day to all our guests. There is free wifi, water, coffee and tea on the ground-floor where we have a lounge area with Astro tv so you can relax as much as you need to. Borneo Global Backpackers Sipadan is located in Semporna, situated in the east coast of Sabah, Malaysia on the island of Borneo. We are within walking distance to the bus terminal, banks, seafood restaurants and shops. Come as a guest, leave as a friend. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Also Known As
Borneo Global Sipadan Backpackers Semporna, Malaysia - Sabah
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Semporna
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Also Known As
Borneo Global Sipadan Backpackers Semporna, Malaysia - Sabah
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Semporna
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Gan E
14 July 2016|
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Response from TravelerRico | Reviewed this property |
Check skull mountain, or skull hill, or something. It's a nice sidetrip.
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Dahlia D
21 October 2015|
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Response from bgb207 | Property representative |
Dorm beds = RM 27 per night per pax. Special promo RM 60 per night for a private room for max 3 pax. (if you dive with us) Check our promos on facebook. All rooms have private toilet, hot shower, a/c. Free light... More
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"Best restaurant in town across the way.."
LukeS492
11 Feb. 2017
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"Look for Haidah especially if you're Filipino."
JaeR4
3 Jan. 2017
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"Dorms are 29 per night which is pretty good."
Rchavosh
11 Dec. 2016
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"Room 5 has the best facilities, though the bathroom in room 3 is the biggest"
TravelerRico
22 Apr. 2016
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