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Scuba Jeff Guest House

Mabul Island, Pulau Mabul 91308, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Mabul 3 times. And I stayed at Scuba Jeff during my three visits. My last visit was on December 2015. I am so disappointed with the management. I wanted to highlight that living at Scuba Jeff was very pleasant because of the STAFF. The staff were super amazing and very helpful, friendly & welcoming. The only bad... More 

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Thank Hajaribrohim M
Seri Kembangan, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I remember i wrote a complete review thru tripadvisor but it seems not showing up. Travelling and staying here is a big mistake as the place is completely disgusting. The package offer looks really cheap and attractive but when you reach here.. you will immediately regret, The rooms for us 11ppl , was completely run down, they seems doesnt change... More 

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1 Thank Clarence G
Sri Kembangan, Malaysia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Pros: +Very cheap +Nice place +Friendly staff +Drinks available all the time Cons: -Same food everyday and taste dull -Some staff kinda lazy, they don't really clean up the place Tips: 1. Bring your own towel 2. Buy mineral water at Sempoerna jetty 3. Have a generous amount of backup batteries or powerbanks since there's no electricity from 6 am... More 

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Thank Hani Baizura A
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Me and my friend booked 2 months in advance a stay at the end of august (HIGH SEASON), with an open water course, and two passes to Sipadan. We planned to go to Sipadan from Europe, this being the reason of the whole trip. We've been keeping in touch with SCUBA JEFF's staff by mail and, once in Sabah, by... More 

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1 Thank StevenZweig
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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331 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

There are many wrong things with Scuba Jeff, from the place itself to staff and food. But there are also some positive things. The sunset platform outside are to die for. It has the best sunset spot, with unique hammock. But it is so small that it is always crowded at that time. We took a package, went there 9... More 

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2 Thank Shahul Hameed S
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Nik Ridhwan N
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

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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1 Thank EmiliaM96
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

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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1 Thank Azraa R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 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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Thank Syafrina Y
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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