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Borneo Global Sipadan Backpackers

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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

1  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

Thank Carrie L
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 20 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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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
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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.."
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"Look for Haidah especially if you're Filipino."
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"Dorms are 29 per night which is pretty good."
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"Room 5 has the best facilities, though the bathroom in room 3 is the biggest"
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