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Worms, Germany
Reviewed 27 April 2014

My friend and me originally had planned to stay on Mabul Island only for two nights but stayed for four days in the end - one of the reasons was definitely Scuba Jeff. We had an amazing time :) At first the island is paradise and Scuba Jeff is placed on the more beautiful side. We were shocked first when...

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Ipoh, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 April 2014

The accommodation is totally basic. well who need luxurious room when ur intention is to treasure the sea? The view from the chalet is awesome. wake up early so u wont miss to see the giant turtle from the deck. Excellent services from the crew. Good food. bonus if you get to buy fresh crab/lobster/squid/fish from the villagers. But the...

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2Thank SajidahShopian
Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 24 March 2014

It could be a really nice place. Basic rooms, but the chill area over the crystal clear water is beautiful. BUT: Organisation is really bad! While we were there, the chief was on holiday. So the guesthouse was run by about 8-10 young locals without any interest of taking care of their customers. Diving organisation totally missing. They had invited...

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2Thank ElephantP_13
Rajasthan, India
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Definitely the best place on mabul. A small friendly dive shop that works around your needs. The whole team make you feel right at home. You become a part of the family and everyone is lovely. The owner, Jeff, is very friendly, welcoming, hilarious, energetic and completely crazy. In a good way. He makes sure you have the best time...

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1Thank gaglersh
Malaysia
Reviewed 26 February 2014

we're back after last trip in oct 13, provide basic needs as other backpacker lodge, food is good , sleep is good, diving is good, if your'e looking for 5stars accommodation, this is not your place, but if you want to jive with local and their culture this is the best.. small palm doesn't mean small heart..come with open heart...

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Thank junkopile
Reviewed 26 February 2014

I feel welcome as soon as I touch my feet on the dive center. Food are great. Able to buy fresh seafood and ask the girls to cook for us. Tip top customer service. I feel very comfortable at scuba Jeff. Entertainment such as guitar been played by them at night. Card games. Board game. Chill by hammock all is...

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2Thank ziegler_melissa
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 10 February 2014

all ISLAND basic amenities are provided and it average at everything except for the amazing snorkeling trip, great sunset view, nice attraction from " sea Gipsy children" life could not be more excited than this.

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2Thank teracota79
Reviewed 16 January 2014

The room was very basic with no aircond and the electricity was only available from 6:00pm - 8:00am. Totatlly away from life in the city. Good break... The best part is the place was above the sea and we can do snorkelling or swimming anytime... And the water was very clear all the time. The snorkelling pacakge was excellent. We...

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Thank Rajagurun
Surrey
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Accommodation for backpackers really basically a room with a bed mattress in it sometimes with plastic cover still on it ..The sheets on our bed where a bit suspect don't know when they where last washed. plenty of ants running around the floor as well. The food was typical Malaysian fare rice noodles etc .But able to have plenty of...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2014

My boyfriend and I recently had the opportunity to spend just over a week with Scuba Jeff on Mabul Island and to be honest, neither of us could fault the place. The entire facility is kept spotlessly clean by the beautiful and amazing Pat and her team at all times. The girls are friendly and Pat herself was by far...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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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
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Mabul
Price Range: $27 (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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“Ask for the room with the balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles 148elijahl, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“It can get cold at night, so don't forget your sleeping bags.”
 of 5 bubbles muhibidrus, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Room No.4, with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles masturar2016, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“must avoid as kolera”
 of 5 bubbles StevenZweig, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Recommendation If you are not diver probably you can to stay at Semporna”
 of 5 bubbles mdzamri, 31 Mar 2015 | Read review
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