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Scuba Jeff Guest House

Mabul Island, Pulau Mabul 91308, Malaysia
Scuba Jeff Guest House
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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 days ago NEW

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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Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A very suitable place to stay for backpackers because it's a very-very basic hostel. The hospitality is good, the food is good. The staff is good. Don't expect too much because you would be disappointed by then. It's a very great place for great experience.

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Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

the staff patricia was such great lier, the boss with scar on his vertex is snobbish, and i felt cheated after the stay. in contrast arung hayat i stayed in was much more an honest guy in comparison. better try with other neigboring resort if you absolutely like to try the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The first word that come out from my mouth is " wow " .this the place that u will remember for your life time .there are so many beautiful creature that will fascinate you .the hospitality are great . They too friendly and they treat u like they met u before . And so this is what u can call... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

"A home far From Home" Definitely the best place on mabul. A small friendly dive shop that works around your needs. The whole team make you feel right at home. You become a part of the family and everyone is lovely. The owner, Jeff, is very friendly, welcoming, hilarious, energetic and completely crazy.

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Varkala, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Scuba Jeff bills himself as a budget place, and the facilities definitely live up to that promise, but if you check around the island you will discover that the prices do not! Running water for showers etc (cold water only, but that's expected) were only available for a few hours each day, so often you come back from the water... More 

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Linkoping, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

After traveling around in southeast asia for 4 months, my girlfriend and I finished of here. Mabul is a beautiful place with amazing diving (especially Sipandan). Although Scuba Jeff was the worst place imaginable. When we first came there they said they were fully booked, although we had already booked and paid for the room. After they realized we were... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Sorry my review is long overdue. I was actually there in July early part of it. To be honest initially I read mixed reviews of the place. I wasn't sure if I had made the right choice or not. But when I arrived at the dive shop Jeff was there, he was extremely friendly treated us just like family made... More 

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