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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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London, United Kingdom
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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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2 Thank LucyAnndia
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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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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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Thank Mastura R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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1 Thank AmeliaSilentNoMore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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4 Thank Hajaribrohim M
Seri Kembangan, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I remember i wrote a complete review thru tripadvisor but it seems not showing up. Travelling and staying here is a big mistake as the place is completely disgusting. The package offer looks really cheap and attractive but when you reach here.. you will immediately regret, The rooms for us 11ppl , was completely run down, they seems doesnt change... More 

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1 Thank Clarence G
Sri Kembangan, Malaysia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Pros: +Very cheap +Nice place +Friendly staff +Drinks available all the time Cons: -Same food everyday and taste dull -Some staff kinda lazy, they don't really clean up the place Tips: 1. Bring your own towel 2. Buy mineral water at Sempoerna jetty 3. Have a generous amount of backup batteries or powerbanks since there's no electricity from 6 am... More 

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1 Thank Hani Baizura A
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Me and my friend booked 2 months in advance a stay at the end of august (HIGH SEASON), with an open water course, and two passes to Sipadan. We planned to go to Sipadan from Europe, this being the reason of the whole trip. We've been keeping in touch with SCUBA JEFF's staff by mail and, once in Sabah, by... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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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