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Borneo Divers Mabul Island Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia
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Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Pulau Sipadan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Katho2014 Singapore, Singapore
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned from a fantastic trip to dive Sipadan, one of the top dive sites in the world. We stayed at the Borneo Divers Mabul Resort, which my husband and I just loved. The accommodations were very pleasant--wood floors, comfortable bed, and decent hot water and AC! The food was delicious (yummy Malaysian-style chicken curry, grilled Spanish mackerel, ginger squid... More

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Phang Nga, Thailand
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an incredible stay at Borneo divers; it truly exceeded all of our expectations. The priority is diving; if you are a serious, Sipadan-hungry diver, this is the place for you. The jetty, dive masters, and general respect for marine life and for responsible dive practices is outstanding. Upon arrival, our first dive master was the one who introduced us... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort is excellent for divers! Including all kind of facilities like big restaurant with good taste of food, beach side bar, professional scuba dive center, underwater photographic and video graphic service, etc. Staffs always welcome you with pleasant smile. We stayed there for few days and make quite a lot of dive at Mabul, Kapalai and Sipadan, where we... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are planning to travel to Sipadan on August 18-23 and we are very nervous considering the recent kidnappings. The US embassy strongly suggests to not travel unless completely necessary. Can someone who has traveled recently give us advice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there for a diving trip with a friend. The room is cosy and spacious. Just to note that they do not have any amenities. Towel minimum as well. However, due to the location, fresh water are pretty hard to find. End up, we have to brush teeth using mineral water. In all, a good place to lay our... More

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Kudat, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Me and my husband stayed there for 5 days. Excellent service, everything was organised for us from the moment we landed in Tawau airport till the day we left. Food was good, staff were friendly.. our day trip to sipadan was great..very beautiful plenty to see even just snorkelling. We loved the concept of just signing for everything we spend... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Borneo Divers have comfortable and spacious rooms equipped with air cond which is greatly appreciated by me as I was taking my Open Water lessons there and all the hard work really makes me wanting a good night sleep. The staffs are very friendly and they are willing to help. A little down side of this resort is the food.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Stayed for a week for diving. Nice people, good food and excellent stay. Relax quite place with pool. Good place to stay for diving, all places around nearby access. Has house reef(paradise 2), for unlimited shore dive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed at BDMR for 5 nights on our honeymoon and it was great. The diving was amazing and the dive instructors were excellent and very knowledgable. The dive equipment was in good/reasonable condition and they were very helpful if anything need fixing or swapping. The room was lovley but it could benefit from a bit of sprucing up (especially... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

Seventh year in Mabul/Sipadan, my sixth stay at the BDMR. Yes, I have written reviews on this place before but every visit's different. The usual pick up from Tawau where we stayed overnight, to Borneo Divers's new office at the jetty in Semporna and the 30-odd minute boat ride to BDMR. Some changes at the dive center/jetty include a washroom... More

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Address: Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Sipadan
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Borneo Divers Mabul Island Resort 3.5*
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