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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a typical fancy hotel with very unpersonalized and measured attention this is not the place for you. This place is much more. You arrived late for breakfast, no problem, they have food for you. You feel like going diving now, yeah let's do it! All in a very friendly and loving atmosphere. The staff were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazingly heaven. The moment i arrived, i totally fall in love with the calm & beautiful scenery, the smell of the ocean and the clarity of the water. Would like to thank you Abg Jeff for the great & kind hospitality given to our group (15 paxs - believe me, its not easy to entertain us.. lol).... More 

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Thank Amy N
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

A budget homestay. Be totally prepared to live as locals. The plus point is that the locals & hosts are friendly and treated us as family. We had no expectations but we still winced on some practices like no electricity from 6/7 am to 6/7pm, tap water=saltish water. This place is really great for budget travellers. We ignored all the... More 

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1 Thank Norazlynn
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The amenities are basic, everything is there, but nothing fancy. Food is good (although the menu is almost the same everyday - Tuna, chicken, vegetables, rice), bed is okay, the room is made of wood hence it's not really soundproof. Bathroom is shared, it's mediocre but not that shabby. Everything is good if you're not fussy or picky. Definitely a... More 

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2 Thank muhibidrus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

As promised, Scuba Jeff's is truly a home far from home. We arrived, intending to stay 2 or 3 nights and ended up staying 7 days, until the end of our trip! Neither of us were certain we wanted to dive more than a day, but the diving instructors were so kind, experienced, and enthusiastic that we quickly caught the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place for water activities.. especially for diving and snorkelling. Lots of dive spots with lots of faunas. And their dive master, brader jeff and tahir.. are best in the world. Good accomodation and the way they treat us is superb. Breakfast, brunch, lunch, tea break, diner.. they serve delicacies.. special made only in Mabul.

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1 Thank Mohd Azmil M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

The room was no 5-star, but the experience was really really valuable. The trip was the 1st time for us, so we didn't have any high expectation. Boat transfer from the jetty was quick. The room as very basic, no tv, sharing bathroom, with 1 fan, 2 double decker beds or single queen bed and towels. My stay was fun,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

OMG how do i start. We comes as group of 15 n have to share 2 toilet. First day there is a satitation pad sticker n a wet towel in one of the toilet n it stays there till 2nd day. I doubt thet ever wash their toilet ever as its molded n slimy. The food same repetive small cut... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

My stay here was fun because of the activities, the chill in the morning at the verandah while waiting for the sea gypsies to pass and you can buy their catch of that morning, the walk around the island, you can just jump into the water when ever you want although the water is a bit trashy nevertheless you can... More 

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2 Thank Mardhiah Z
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

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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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Simple, budget accommodation on Mabul island in stilted longhouse right over the sea. Look out of your room to the infinite sea views or across to the local fishing village bustling with local life. Room rate includes all meals, tea, coffee, water. Friendly staff will treat you like family and make you feel at home. Snorkel right off our jetty or join our dive trips to the famous sites of Mabul and Sipadan. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scuba Jeff Guest House

Address: Mabul Island, Pulau Mabul 91308, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Mabul
Price Range: $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Scuba Jeff Guest House Hotel Pulau Mabul
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