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Borneo Global Sipadan Backpackers Reviews

Ground, 2nd and 3rd Floor, Bangunan SeaFest, Jalan Causeway, Semporna, Sabah. Malaysia, Semporna, Malaysia

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40 Total Reviews
  • 56%Value For Money
  • 48%Security
  • 60%Location
  • 60%Staff
  • 44%Atmosphere
  • 56%Cleanliness
  • 48%Facilities

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The pantry for breakfast is too small.


on walking in i knew this was a mistake. the reception area was dirty. the staircase up to the room full of grime. the walls old paintwork, it smelt unkept and it was. when i was led into my room, a 5 bed dorm which the website said was full, in fact the room unoccupied. , itwas awful, old tatty wooden beds, a foul bathroom,. the sink rusty a wobbly tap with no water , an old toilet no lid, a rubber hosepipe for a shower. what it the matter with these places, they are dreadful. i walked out.!

  • 8th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


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.

  • 13th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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