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Scuba Jeff Guest House

Mabul Island, Pulau Mabul 91308, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked for 2d1n package at scuba jeff that include accomodation, return boat transfer, meals and 2x snorkeling. Trully speaking the accomodation and meals were very basic and does not recommended for family with kids. But the snokerling was the one that will stick in memory forever. Have chances to see turtles and fishes while doing snorkeling. The view at scuba... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Scuba Jeff call themselves "budget" yet, having spent a month in Borneo, it was the most expensive accommodation we've come across and by far the worst service and experience - so bad we left two days early. The 'staff' could not speak/pretended not to speak a word of English, save for the woman in charge - there was no sign... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The first time in mabul...everything was wonderful..staff knew what they r doing...great location for snorkling..friendly staff..the bed is so so only..but that is ok cause most of the time we were in the water.. So planned to go mabul 2nd time and stayed at scuba jeff again..this time..no words can describe how we felt..we book 3nights..but check out on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The experienced in Mabul and Sipadan is mind blowing!! Most of the accommodation is really basic At Scuba Jeff Guest House we found that the rooms were just OK, The food is OK depends what you like. It's great there is always drinking water and tea & coffee on offer. The staff are friendly and helpful - if you need... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

The moment we arrived at the small island after a super exciting speedboat ride, we knew that we fell in love with this place. It is simple an AWESOME place! Mabul, a peaceful, quiet little island with friendly locals and yet to be too commercialized, is really a nice place to be if you are planning for a relaxing getaway... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Having to a few dive centers, this is the worst out of the rest. The boss Jeff was not around and the staff did everything the wrong way. Guest rooms become employees' rooms while my friends live in a dorm which should be the employees living. Food we had was terrible. The staff had better food compared to us. And... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Travelled to Mabul Island last year. The reason we choose to stay at scuba jeff guest house is because we were sold by the beautiful pictures and hammock as posted in their website eventho there is one other place which offer cheaper price. Price : Reasonable. Guest House: The hammocks need maintenance, the place not great but will do.Our beds... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

1) Very basic Accommodation (Queen bed size + Electric Fan), 2) Basic Meal; breakfast, lunch & dinner provided (including free flow tea or coffee) 3) Electricity always blackout at night (20,000 mAh power bank may help you to charging your gadgets during daytime) 4) No WiFi / Internet access during my stay (Please use Celcom for good coverage) 5) Clean... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

It was our first dive trip of the year and we were looking for something cheap. Knowing how expensive dive packages can be around the area it wasn't hard for us to decide on Jeff's place. Jeff had a promo package - bring x number of divers and yours is free. By spreading the total cost evenly, we all managed... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Broken bed. Thin mattres. Unwashed bedsheet,pillowcase,balnket for god knows how long Filthy toilet. They just dont care to empty the bin. Tasteless food. Lunch;chicken and boiled melon. Dinner;fish and boiled melon. Breakfast; the most horrible noodle ive ever taste and fried egg. They really need to hire better cook We were there when jeff was not around. Its true people... More 

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