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Mabul Water Bungalows

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Pulau Mabul Malaysia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Suites
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Views beautiful. Staff amazing and go extra to please. Not quite 5 star Maldives but good 4 star luxury for where it is. Only down side is alcohol sooo expensive (maybe because of religion... frowned upon?) then again the normal treats were very expensive (...More

Thank Sonya L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just to be clear - this is not a review of Sipadan diving - which is great - but of the Mabul Water Bungalows accommodation. First the good points: - excellent dive operation combined with the SMART on island resort. Good dive leaders and efficient...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed September 15, 2018

I reiterate the comments made by previous reviewer massively. This place is a paradise to look at and aesthetically you think how amazing it is and have such high hopes for your stay and then you realize so many basic and obvious customer service qualities/amenities...More

Thank Imogen_183
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went here specifically for diving in April 2018. Safety. This area of Borneo is on the FCO No Go area. Consequently, our normal travel instead invalid whilst here. We took out specialist insurance. The sea around us was frequently monitored with...More

5  Thank ALondonUK
Reviewed July 22, 2018

After three weeks in Borneo rainforest lodges, relaxing at this beach reef resort was the perfect ending for a Boarneo vacation. Our bungalow was aging but still pleasant with a great deck over the reef. Meals were served buffet style and there was a good...More

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Description
MABUL WATER BUNGALOW completed in 2005, is a new floating dive resort wholly owned by Sipadan-Mabul Resort (Sabah) Sdn. Bhd. (SMART). It's situated at Mabul Island overlooking the world-known Sipadan More Island which is 15-minutes away by speedboat. These wooden-type bungalows are made up of 16 units and 5 exclusive units of suite type villas, entirely built over water with stilts offering sheer comfort, which can accommodate up to 42 guests at any one time. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
21
Also Known As
Mabul Water Bungalows Hotel Pulau Sipadan
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Mabul Water Hotel
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Mabul Water Resort
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Mabul
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
21
Also Known As
Mabul Water Bungalows Hotel Pulau Sipadan
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Mabul Water Hotel
,
Mabul Water Resort
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Mabul
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Traveller (276)
Room & Suite (54)
Dining (28)
Pool & Beach (17)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Getting there
Tawau Airport83 km
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KRIZANE E
June 17, 2018|
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Response from SMARTDIVERS | Property representative |
Please send us your email address in order for us to send you the price and room details, thank you. Regards, Michelle
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"Bungalow 211, 213 or Bougain Villa for pricacy"
SharonL360
Sep. 25, 2016
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"wi fi is WEAK"
Dkazooman
Jun. 25, 2016
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"Water bungalow is better that the beach bungalow. More expensive but worthy"
964jessien
Jun. 2, 2016
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"All the water bungalows are in a an excellent location."
shylowinspear1
May 10, 2016
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