Borneo Global Sipadan Backpackers Reviews
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I was dissapointed that the position is further from the centre. The dorm has an attached bathroom and the cistern did not flush and the shower mount was broken. The bathroom was not very clean and they charge for towels. The mattress was not comfortable and there are no ladders for the top bunks. There was no top sheet, just a cotton blanket that was too small. The door did not close properly and was very noisy. The only plus was the shower was hot, no soap provided.
It's quite far from the dive shops and restaurants. The room can't be locked and there are no lockers either. The toilet in the ensuite was running noisily. Left straight away.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Your basic backpackers hostel with a cool chill out area and ok facilities. Very acceptable!
We just stayed here for one night because we needed to stay a night before going onto Mabul. This hostel is cheap but you get what you pay for, its not very nice, was very hot because the AC was broken in the dorm room, and sleeping on the bunk bed was very difficult - there was no ladder and the bed was very loud when moving! Would only recommend if you're on a very tight budget.
It was a little frustrating that we couldn't lock the door to our room, despite the fact that we were the only ones booked for the room. Also, the beds are super squeaky.
The staff at the hostel wasn't very helpful. Some could barely speak English so it was hard to find out what there was to do around there. Breakfast in the morning was very basic which is fine except that when I wanted to eat there was no room to sit or stand because people were getting ready for their dive there. They may want to have dive stuff in a different location than where breakfast is stored. The room was ok but kind of dirty. There were a ton of ants in the bathroom