Hotel Seafront Sandakan

Hotel Seafront Sandakan

Lot 1, Block 43, Fourth Lane, Leila Road, Sandakan City Center, Sandakan, Malaysia, 90000
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    Hotel Seafront Sandakan Reviews

    6.7
    Good
    /10
    (142 reviews)See what guests said
    6.0
    Review score

    "Comfortable for budget hotel"

    ULUL A.

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    June 13, 2016

    Things you’ll love about Hotel Seafront Sandakan

    • 420 meters to public transportation

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

    • Air conditioning

    • Daily housekeeping

    Very good
    Location
    7.2
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    Very good location
    Value for money7.3
    Location rating7.2
    Nearest airportSandakan Airport (SDK)
    Distance to airport8.8 km

    Rooms available at Hotel Seafront Sandakan

    Deluxe King Room
    Deluxe King Room
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    • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
    • Street view
    • 1 king bed
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    Deluxe Queen Room
    Deluxe Queen Room
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    • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
    • Sea view
    • 1 king bed
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    Double or Twin
    Double or Twin
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    • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
    • Street view
    • 2 single beds or 1 double b...
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    Queen Bed
    Queen Bed
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    • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
    • Shower
    • 1 queen bed
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    Standard Single
    Standard Single
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    • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
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    Double Superior
    Double Superior
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      Twin Superior
      Twin Superior
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        Twin Suite
        Twin Suite
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          Double
          Double
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            Single Superior
            Single Superior
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              What people love about Hotel Seafront Sandakan

              • 6.4
                Good

                "overall good stay."

                mario

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                October 10, 2018

              • 9.2
                Exceptional

                "Wifi = GOOD Room = GOOD Facilities = GOOD Staff = EXCELLENT Location = GOOD"

                FITRI

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                October 4, 2016

              • 8.8
                Excellent

                "Near laundry shop - walkable distance to downtown - cheap - clean - cigarette smell in corridor"

                Chun L.

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                March 10, 2017

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              9.6
              Exceptional

              "Clean, cheap, hot water friendly staff."

              matteo

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              September 30, 2017

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              8.4
              Excellent

              "Clean quite place."

              matteo

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              October 8, 2017

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              From September 1st, 2017, as per Government of Malaysia requirements, hotel guests who are not Malaysian citizens or long-term/permanent residents of Malaysia will be levied a tourism tax of RM 10.00 per room per night stay. Please note these changes in tax structure will result in revised taxes being charged and will be payable additionally during check out.

              Reviews of Hotel Seafront Sandakan from real guests

              Agoda Reviews (142)Booking.com Reviews (40)
              Cleanliness6.5
              Facilities5.9
              Location7.2
              Room comfort and quality6.8
              Service6.8
              Value for money7.3
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              6.4
              Good
              mario from Malaysia
              Group
              Deluxe King Room
              Stayed 2 nights in May 2018

              Old but Okay”

              If you are travelling on a tight budget, this is a decent hotel. We choose this hotel cos of the close location where we wanted to go. Steep staircase cos no lift if you are at the upper floor. No more free breakfast as before. But overall good stay.

              Reviewed October 10, 2018
              8.4
              Excellent
              DONGKYU from Taiwan
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 2 nights in February 2018

              I guess best CP in Sandakan city”

              But government tax(10RM/Night) is still a monetary burden.

              Reviewed April 10, 2018
              6.7
              Good
              Michael from Australia
              Couple
              Queen Bed
              Stayed 4 nights in September 2014

              Great Location”

              Location

              Hotel was basic and needs some refurbishment No lift which means you carry your bags upstairs Hotel located near bus station and restaurants, but next door to Karaoke Bars which play music until 2.00am. Value for money

              Reviewed September 30, 2014
              6.0
              Manship from United States
              Solo traveler
              Queen Bed
              Stayed 2 nights in February 2014

              An acceptable classic”

              Not exactly centrally located, short walk to central area, Wi-Fi worked

              I say that one of the bet things I liked about this hotel was that it was not centrally located. That is because I spent one night in a hotel that was centrally located, and even though I was 3 floors up from the ground floor it was so noisy I had a hard time sleeping. There was still some music noise from the clubs across the street, but I found sleep much easier to come by here, and if I wanted to be back at the original hotel I only had a 10 minute walk in front of me- great trade off to me. Additionally, the city center is rat infested- I had no problems with critters (other than one little gecko) during my stay here. The hotel is close to the mini-bus station, with the regular bus station just a little farther towards the center. The long distance bus station is a long ways away, though- 20 ringit by taxi if you are in a hurry. My room was clean, but one light was out (acceptable, the room probably would have been too bright with the second bulb) and the fan in the bathroom was broken. This is a classic building, you can see it standing in pictures from before the city was razed by the Japanese and then again by the Americans, so, yes, there is no elevator and the staff wasn't helpful with my bags. I had a corner room, though, and the corner rooms (X05 and X06) can see water, which was nice. I didn't try the breakfast, but I rarely ever eat in hotels even when they include meals- I would rather eat where the locals think the food is good, and that certainly wouldn't be this hotel. My biggest annoyance was the lack of hot water dispensers either in the room or at least one per floor, at this price in this area it should be a requirement. The electrical control (where you plug something in to enable electricity) was a physical switch, so a business card was able to keep my A/C on all day, important because the A/C wasn't good enough to cool the room to a tolerable temperature (24-25c) within even an hour of turning it on.

              Reviewed February 26, 2014
              7.3
              Very good
              Mohd from Malaysia
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 3 nights in October 2013

              Pleasant hotel”

              good location, friendly staff, good wifi

              The stay was pleasant. The room was ok, considering the fact that I pay only RM51 per night. The toilet is a bit small, but it was not a beg deal to me. The hotel was really close to city center. Shopping complex and historic sites in Sandakan were just a few minutes away. However, it was the staff who steal my heart. They were attentive, very friendly and very helpful. They even help me organize my trip to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center, Gomuntong Cave and the Kinabatangan River Cruise.

              Reviewed October 31, 2013
              5.0
              FAITH from Malaysia
              Family with young children
              Queen Bed
              Stayed 1 night in August 2013

              Below par performance”

              Nada, Nada, Nada

              The hotel has no lift, so we have to walk up to the second floor with our luggage. The room is of standard space, and of average standard. The toiletries appeared to be like age old stuff. And there was an illegal pub across the street, so it was noisy up till 4am. Taxis gathered below the hotel and I hope I didn't bunk into a brothel. @@

              Reviewed August 18, 2013
              7.0
              Very good
              wong from Malaysia
              Business traveler
              Double or Twin
              Stayed 7 nights in March 2012

              Good hotel with valuable price”

              at center of the city,breakfast provided

              good pricing for the hotel/Unfortunately, breakfast provided are all the same for everyday. No lift provided and for those who carry heavy luggage, need to climb up the stair case and it is too suffer. nothing attraction at nearby area besides the seafront

              Reviewed April 08, 2012
              8.7
              Excellent
              YEO from Malaysia
              Group
              Queen Bed
              Stayed 2 nights in March 2012

              fair rate”

              good seaview

              Recommended to stay in this hotel fair rate room with all basic need and clean can enjoy sea-view. Good location walking distance to shopping malls, restaurants and central market.The staffs were good manner, friendly and good performance.Worth booking with breakfast.

              Reviewed April 04, 2012
              5.0
              allen from Australia
              Couple
              Queen Bed
              Stayed 3 nights in December 2011

              Location good”

              None of features are good

              Location is good. Staff could not speak English. Hotel is original a shop front convert ion to hotel, so, no lift. You have to take your luggages to climb to 3 floors and the staircase are a long and steep one. The room is small and smelly. It is a very budget hotel with very basic stuff. The bed sheet and pillows are smelly and the co our looks very dirty too. The only good thing in this hotel is cheap and centrally located in the town. However, there are three small town in sandakan, and apparently this is the main old town whereby the other two, are new and hotels are better. Not recommend anyone to stay here.

              Reviewed December 15, 2011
              8.3
              Excellent
              Alison from Australia
              Couple
              Queen Bed
              Stayed 1 night in August 2011

              Good Location”

              Friendly Staff, service with a smile

              we did enjoy our stay here.. the rooms clean, large bathroom, and for what we paid with agoda breakfast was ok for a budget hotel. everything is very near to the hotel bus stop, shops, and the waterfront with lots of resturants. the staff very kind and always having time to chatt.

              Reviewed August 16, 2011
              8.0
              Excellent
              Sheng from Malaysia
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 2 nights in August 2011

              Clean affordable hotel”

              close to town centre with plenty of taxis

              room smallish but neat, clean and tidy. most fittings are new and the desk staff are helpful and polite. the location is great; a block away from town centre and the lovely sandakan central market. the hotel is also a stone's throw from the esplanade with a beautiful view of the islands off sandakan.

              Reviewed August 07, 2011
              3.2
              Sza from Malaysia
              Family with teens
              Double or Twin
              Stayed 2 nights in July 2018

              Bedsheet,towel,carpet,toilet not clean. Staff not friendly. ”

              The price is standard at rm59/night for twin beds. No discount as per you advertised. No drinks in room at all even if they provided glasses and jug. Not being inform if we need to bring in our own drinks from outside.

              Reviewed July 16, 2018
              6.0
              mario from Malaysia
              Group
              Queen Bed
              Stayed 2 nights in May 2018

              Budget Hotel”

              I don't fancy carpeted flooring especially so that the hotel is old and run down. The staircase flights took my breath away especially at the 4th floor. Well what we paid is what we get; budget price.

              Reviewed May 24, 2018
              4.0
              Ar from Malaysia
              Couple
              Deluxe King Room
              Stayed 1 night in April 2018

              No water ”

              No water . Air cond not function staff not friendly . As a reception u should serve your guest so kind . Please retire if you dont want to be a reception

              Reviewed April 21, 2018
              8.0
              Excellent
              HAI
              Group
              Deluxe King Room
              Stayed 2 nights in December 2017

              Very good”

              It is a nice place to stay. The staff is helpful and friendly.

              Reviewed December 13, 2017
              8.4
              Excellent
              matteo from Italy
              Couple
              Deluxe King Room
              Stayed 1 night in September 2017

              Excellent”

              clean quite place. would go back. very high value for money.

              Reviewed October 08, 2017
              9.6
              Exceptional
              matteo from Italy
              Couple
              Queen Bed
              Stayed 1 night in September 2017

              Exceptional”

              Clean, cheap, hot water friendly staff. No lift

              Reviewed September 30, 2017
              8.8
              Excellent
              Chun from Hong Kong
              Couple
              Queen Bed
              Stayed 1 night in February 2017

              Excellent”

              - near laundry shop - walkable distance to downtown - cheap - clean - cigarette smell in corridor

              Reviewed March 10, 2017
              9.2
              Exceptional
              FITRI from Malaysia
              Group
              Double or Twin
              Stayed 1 night in October 2016

              Best Budget Hotel”

              Wifi = GOOD Room = GOOD Facilities = GOOD Staff = EXCELLENT Location = GOOD

              Reviewed October 04, 2016
              5.0
              Wojciech from Poland
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 2 nights in October 2013

              Good location and friendly staff”

              Friendly staff, good location - 2 blocks from airport bus station.

              Despite the name this is not a seafront hotel. Do not expect much - the wi-fi connection is erratic. You will get there the soap size of the holy communion. One egg, one toast and coffee for the included breakfast - ask in advance because they need 20 min to cook it. But it has central location and budget rates.

              Reviewed October 25, 2013
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