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Mabul Backpackers

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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Before you head to this island, you have to know it's all about diving, so, if you're not diving, don't go because there is nothing else you could do. But if you're a diver or intend to learn, I had one of my best experiences...More

1  Thank Leonardo P
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Me and my friends didn't knew to much about Mabul before we booked a "package-deal" with accommodation, food, diving and Sipadan. We had 4 nights in mind. The time went quick and it felt like a"2nd home". Since everyone was so nice, diving is awesome...More

3  Thank Nicklas R
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

A budget room with seaview that was priceless. Can't get that anywhere. Love it! The staff is very helpful and friendly. Food is ok. Love the curry. The room is basic. We were advised to closed the window/door as to avoid sth creepy (lizard etc)...More

3  Thank Nurie H
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We just spent 4 days at Mabul Backpackers to go diving on Mabul after Christmas and it was the best couple of days we could have spent. We were treated so well from the office staff, hostel staff and dive staff that I have to...More

1  Thank Gem_Dogg
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Spent 5 days / 4 nights diving, snorkelling and generally chilling out and everything was pretty much exactly what we needed. Accommodation is basic but totally sufficient. The staff are lovely, and the dive instructors are clearly loving their jobs and their life there which...More

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"add another penny to book New room with attached bathroom for a better stay"
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"The seaview rooms are great and each one has a hammock and individual balcony"
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"Rooms are equipped with a fan."
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