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Borneo Divers Mabul Island Resort

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

people come here for one reason and one alone: diving in Sipadan. And yes, diving there is spectacular. And because divers come anyway, some resort owners think they don't have to take care. This resort is an example of this attitude: our room was very basic and uncomfortable, the bath room was in disgusting condition, see the pictures. Outside, the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

after i watched some documentary film about sipadan i decided to enjoy sipadan dor diving! i found this hotel is best. when i arrived here Lan guided me and he leaded my first diving in jetty! even jetty i could see many fishes! and i Steve taght me as a instructor of Rescue and EFR course! his leason was great!...

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Thank eddyphdhong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hesitantly booked Borneo Divers after reading some negative reviews. As a large operation they were the only company that would guarantee Sipidan permits. However, there was no need for concern as I really enjoyed my stay. I found the staff to be skilled, professional, friendly, helpful and proactively looking for ways to improve. After diving with a different dm...

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Thank Caroline S
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very proff settup,great local diving and fantastic wall diving at Sipadan. good acomodation very good food and everything arranged for a perfect dive vacation. the divemasters are great and always ready to help in any way they can. the diving at sipadan is spectacular without being strenuose,always drifting with the current. the house reef at mabul is full of life...

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Toronto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just left Borneo Divers this morning after staying there for 4 nights/5 days. I was impressed by everything about this place: the communications prior to arrival were prompt and helpful (many thanks to Carol in the KK office); the staff at the resort were super nice and really well-organised; the divemasters were the perfect combination of fun and professionalism...

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Koh Samui
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Extremely helpful staff who had the place running like clockwork. Everything was very well organised and you knew where you had to be at what time. Unfortunately I wasn't there for long enough to get a Sipidan permit but I will be back for sure. The rooms are bright, specious and comfortable. Range and quality of food is excellent. My...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Good: -organized in diveshop/restaurant/accomodation -4 dives a day at Sipadan island, chance of 2nd or some even have 3rd day diving there with good underwater life - Diveguides experienced and safe - Food reasonable -aircon functional Not so good: -Fleas ++ on bed -Many diving air tanks leaky between tank valve and tank - bathroom better have shower curtain to...

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Denmead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great time here on a 5d4n trip. The diving at Sipidan was awesome, the staff were friendly and professional (Lan, Armstrong and Eto all top instructors and super clear and safe) and the food was good. At the resort, they've thought of everything to ensure a perfect diving holiday: swimming pool, beach bar, easy to hire gear and...

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This place is ace! Some of the communications in the build up to the holiday were a little scarce. However from the moment we were picked up in Semporna for our transfer, our boat ride over, the breakfasts, Lunches and dinners, the dives, the dive masters, the staff, the cleaning staff- you could not fault it. Everyone is warm and...

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Thailandd
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Just did the 5D/4N package to guarantee at least one day on Sipadan. We were lucky because the resort was not very full so we were able to dive 3 days on Sipadan. Friendly and good divemasters. Rooms OK (better ones facing the sun are from number 120 up), food average but fine. You only really come for the diving...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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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
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“Try to get a cabin closer to the beach so you can enjoy the views.”
parasand, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try get a beach front room...”
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.”
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”
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”
francescop299, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
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