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Scuba Jeff Guest House

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Mabul Island, Pulau Mabul 91308, Malaysia
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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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was not our choice at first but we got attracted to the package offered. Our package was 4 night room/Meals at Mabul island Boat Transfer Return Diving Equipment 7x Dive Mabul 2x Dive Kapalai Free Rental Gopro Camera in Mabul free unlimited shore dive at sesudu garden mabul when enough time . free unlimited Night shore dive at Mabul... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately we did as the last two reviews had done and thought that we'd give scuba jeff's a second chance and ignore the bad review (although this was mainly based on the fact they had Sipidan dive passes available for the days we needed), it was however a big mistake. It was as bad as all the reviews below as... More

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This was literally the worst place we stayed on our travels (and I ever have on other backpacking holidays) The staff (with exception of Alec, who was great) were lazy. We turned up and they were drunk so instead of taking us out on the snorkelling trip, they slept. They played their music ridiculously loudly (I'm 25 - so we... More

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

To anyone thinking of staying or diving at Scuba Jeff's on Mabul Island we would strongly advise you not to bother. The staff take laziness and incompetence to a new level, Tahir the so called on-site manager was totally useless and the supervisor Patricia was the same. The only person who did any work was the boat captain Dasir. He... More

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Pokhara, Nepal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Scuba Jeff's was incredible. We spent 4 days snorkeling here and tried the discovery scuba diving for the first time, which I would highly recommend. The equipment all seemed new and the dive instructors were super competent and made us feel like we were in good hands. Corals were great and there are tons of fish and turtles everywhere you... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

we booked and pay for 9 person but 2 of us need to share bed when sleeping since they didn't gave us extra mattress. i don't think they have extra mattress since all room were full. we asked to rent gopro for snorkelling but the gopro don't have battery. please make sure you asked the staff to charge the gopro... More

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Bahau, Malaysia
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I may have to agree with other reviewers about the staff whom taking advantages while Jeff is not around, yes agreed with Pearl. I am expecting nice food but sadly same old same food for b'fast, lunch and dinner. Tuna fish for 3 days..wth. Jeff the owner is very nice person and friendly. In my opinion scubajeff guest house not... More

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KL
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

There was a bit of miscommunication prior to our trip as the staff told us she failed to retrieve the bank slip even though she confirmed in the email upon receiving it. However, it was all okay when we arrived cos she never asked for it when we arrived at the Semporna's office. The driver failed to turn up and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Jeff the owner was around. However, due to public holidays that led to long weekend, the place is overcrowded. From the moment we arrived in Semporna, the office where we were made to wait for the boat is without water, having us to go to the nearby restaurant for nature's call. Later, there was something really wrong with our boat's... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Well maybe the staf taking advantages while their boss is not around...i'd read many reviews said that...the food is amazing...but sadly it's not...we ate the same breakfast meal for 3 days...which was...fried mee (which was tasteless) + fried egg...no varieties in menu for lunch n dinner... No towel! Everyday for 3 nights we're asking for towel...but the lady didn't even... More

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Address: Mabul Island, Pulau Mabul 91308, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Mabul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Scuba Jeff Guest House Hotel Pulau Mabul

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