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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 2 weeks ago
pplee38 Kudat, Malaysia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Kudat, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We visited as a group of 12 and can confirm what has already been said regarding the excellent diving and food in the resort, as well as the very friendly and accommodating staff. Booking office in KK were very friendly and everything was done as requested. Airport transfers were on time. Wi-fi at resort needs to get upgraded. Management went... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

This is my first time staying here albeit my third trip to Mabul/Sipadan. The accomodation is clean and basic, but the bathroom could be improve a bit as the room that I got had the bathroom windows permanently closed hence it could be a bit of a damp smell. The food was awesome. Never in my life I had lamb... More

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Mons, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

A fantastic dive location and accommodation. Each balcony looks out onto lazy turtles and rays going about their lives. Food fantastic, dive facilities second to none and near by Sipadan will take your breath away with the schools of Barracuda etc

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My wife and I were there in August 2011. When we get to Semporna we take a cab to the address that was indicated by the tour operator and we have an Office of the Borneo Divers, located in the port of shipment where we could leave our bags to go get something to eat, because it was lunchtime. Then... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Hi As noted by previous reviews, the admin and response up front is terrible. No replies on emails, lost bookings etc… However, when you get there I believe these guys offer the best diving on Sipadan and Mabul. Fantastic guides, you get three dives a day and all set in a beautiful location. Ok, the huts may not be luxury... 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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