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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Having to a few dive centers, this is the worst out of the rest. The boss Jeff was not around and the staff did everything the wrong way. Guest rooms become employees' rooms while my friends live in a dorm which should be the employees living. Food we had was terrible. The staff had better food compared to us. And... More 

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3 Thank Lynn K
Malaysia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Travelled to Mabul Island last year. The reason we choose to stay at scuba jeff guest house is because we were sold by the beautiful pictures and hammock as posted in their website eventho there is one other place which offer cheaper price. Price : Reasonable. Guest House: The hammocks need maintenance, the place not great but will do.Our beds... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

1) Very basic Accommodation (Queen bed size + Electric Fan), 2) Basic Meal; breakfast, lunch & dinner provided (including free flow tea or coffee) 3) Electricity always blackout at night (20,000 mAh power bank may help you to charging your gadgets during daytime) 4) No WiFi / Internet access during my stay (Please use Celcom for good coverage) 5) Clean... More 

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Thank mdzamri
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2015

It was our first dive trip of the year and we were looking for something cheap. Knowing how expensive dive packages can be around the area it wasn't hard for us to decide on Jeff's place. Jeff had a promo package - bring x number of divers and yours is free. By spreading the total cost evenly, we all managed... More 

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2 Thank Ameir_Ibrahim
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

Broken bed. Thin mattres. Unwashed bedsheet,pillowcase,balnket for god knows how long Filthy toilet. They just dont care to empty the bin. Tasteless food. Lunch;chicken and boiled melon. Dinner;fish and boiled melon. Breakfast; the most horrible noodle ive ever taste and fried egg. They really need to hire better cook We were there when jeff was not around. Its true people... More 

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5 Thank Zety A
Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2015

A very suitable place to stay for backpackers because it's a very-very basic hostel. The hospitality is good, the food is good. The staff is good. Don't expect too much because you would be disappointed by then. It's a very great place for great experience.

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1 Thank Hajaribrohim M
Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015

the staff patricia was such great lier, the boss with scar on his vertex is snobbish, and i felt cheated after the stay. in contrast arung hayat i stayed in was much more an honest guy in comparison. better try with other neigboring resort if you absolutely like to try the place.

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4 Thank ryosuke5009
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 December 2014

The first word that come out from my mouth is " wow " .this the place that u will remember for your life time .there are so many beautiful creature that will fascinate you .the hospitality are great . They too friendly and they treat u like they met u before . And so this is what u can call... More 

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1 Thank Rizal B
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
Reviewed 11 December 2014

"A home far From Home" 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.

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Varkala, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Scuba Jeff bills himself as a budget place, and the facilities definitely live up to that promise, but if you check around the island you will discover that the prices do not! Running water for showers etc (cold water only, but that's expected) were only available for a few hours each day, so often you come back from the water... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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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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