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Scuba Jeff Guest House
Ranked #2 of 3 Pulau Mabul B&B and Inns
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“A fun place to be!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2010

Scuba Jeff (also recognisable as the laughing buddha) will arrange everything for you. He is building a new guesthouse right on the jetty, with a wonderful staff. We were lucky to run in to them, for we actually had reservations for another guesthouse. We saw Jeff's sign 'Free WIFI' from the boat, and were curious enough to take a look.

Instead of free wifi (though we could use his computer) we found a wonderful place to stay. The staff is really kind, honest and -most of all- fun to be with. Same goes for Jeff. He likes to party, to tell stories and to call people for you. He is a very warm and generous person, who loves his island. He is also on a mission to clean up the island and to make people more aware of their environment. E.g: during our stay Jeff bought a shark -still alive- that a fisherman offered him, just to release it into the wild.

Ok, the rooms and bathroom are quite basic, like any other guesthouse you will find on the island. So if you want more luxery, book one of the resorts on Mabul. But if you do go to Jeffs Place, don't forget to snorkel his seagarden, just before you see the sunset from your room!

Remco & Ilona

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled as a couple
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Property: Scuba Jeff Guest House
Address: Mabul Island, Pulau Mabul 91308, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Mabul
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Pulau Mabul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 11
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 
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