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Borneo Divers Mabul Island Resort

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fabulous staff who bend over backwards to make your experience supreme1 Best recommendation for diving for my clients. Rooms are clean, aircon works, bathrooms need some attention, but the hospitality more than makes up for it.

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am a snorkeler and I decided to make a present to my husband. Sipadan should be one of the world’s best diving destinations. I decided to book a package of 5 days/4 nights with Borneo Divers on Mabul island because I was sure that he will have at least one-day dive (with 4 dives) on Sipadan. When I booked...

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed next door at Scuba Junkie but spent a lot of time at the beach bar of Borneo Divers and had a great time! They were always very friendly and had great western comfort food. We ended up getting Sipadan passes and had an unforgettable day diving with the dive master Scott. He was very professional and took us...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We booked the 4N-5 days diving package and we weren't disappointed. The dives in Sipadan were memorable. Such a fantastic experience. We could have dived there twine during our stay. However, the dives in Mabul are crap. The hotel itself is very good. The room was clean and comfortable, the garden was beautiful and the common area very nice. Food...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I chose this hotel only because they were the only ones that could provide permits to Sipadan one week in advance in high season and with only 2 nights stay. The staff was nice and friendly, the food was decent, the rooms and bathroom ware mediocre, more like a hostel room on the beach. Though you are not going to...

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1Thank bella134
Reviewed 6 August 2016

All the staff at Borneo Divers were very friendly. The Dive Masters really made an effort to point out special marine life e.g. nudibranch, sharks, crocodile fish, etc. The food was great - fresh and no repeats of the menu over 5 days. There were lots of books on marine life to browse through. Unfortunately the wifi did not work...

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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

While one can never complain about the underwater haven of Sipadan and cryptic creatures of Mabul, we were totally put off by the disorganized dive masters. We were told to be ready by 5.30am to dive in Sipadan but the boat didn't turn up till 6.20 - and without any hint of apology. On all the dives, we would be...

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Brisbane
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The diving crew is excellent. Very smooth diving operation with very experienced guides that knows the local sites very well. Lots of guides and dive boats meaning good guest/DM/boat ratio even while the resort is full. When I was there 75% of the resort guests were Chinese and I found them quite friendly and sociable. I didn't see anyone do...

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2Thank Thrawn
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We've spent 6 days there as my second diving trip, lucky us have a day guarantee plus an extra bonus day to dive at Sipadan. The amazing sea and creatures underneath are unforgettable. The DMs are nice and instructions are easy to follow even for the new divers like us. The rooms are fairly clean and comfortable, and the electricity...

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Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Me and my Wife went for a 3 days diving trip. Beautiful and excellent diving around Sipadan and Kapalai areas. Very helpful dive guides , esp Villy, the young boy. My Wife had some problems with the first few dives and the guides were patient and made sure she was safe and good . The resort was clean and comfortable...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Borneo Divers Mabul Island Resort

Address: Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Sipadan
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Borneo Divers Mabul Island Hotel Pulau Sipadan
Borneo Divers Mabul Island Resort Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia - Sabah
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“Try get a beach front room...”
 of 5 bubbles liquidtravel2016, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Some construction happening currently (Dec2015), ask for a room further away. Rooms close to the dining hall sometimes get the wifi signal.”
 of 5 bubbles i_lovez_2_travel, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
“no in-room Wi-Fi, but if you have a room close to the dining area and reception, you should catch some of the signal”
 of 5 bubbles LaBoricua87, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had room 133 and the police station generator was not far, therefore sleep quality was not the best”
 of 5 bubbles francescop299, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“There is wifi in the common area but if your room is close to it, you may be able to catch the Wifi from your room.”
 of 5 bubbles 799amelien, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
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