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Sipadan Mabul Resort

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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“water bungalow”(17 reviews)
“dive sites”(14 reviews)
“dive master”(28 reviews)
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Free Internet
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful resort. It caters for divers very well with little or no prep needed for diving and exceptional diving staff. Once you get your head around only diving at Sipadan for one day and realise that the diving at Mabul and Kapalai...More

Thank Smiles186
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

First off, Sipidan is amazing. Definitely the best dives any of us have ever had. However, Mabul Island and the Mabul Resort fell extremely short of expectations. Read more below about the resort, staff, food, and the humanitarian conditions on the island. Things to note...More

6  Thank HuntCon
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Much is said about the permits and how they are not guaranteed. The staff do their best to accommodate and it appears a rarity that someone misses out completely. Resort- we stayed in a bungalow which given the days were filled with diving was never...More

1  Thank Jason L
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Spent three days as a famil trip arranged by tourism Malaysia at the bungalows not the resort. Staff were friendly and accomodating, the diving on Sipadan was incredible. As in all areas the plastics c in the water is a real concern and I wish...More

Thank Kai_Steinbeck
Reviewed 7 February 2018

This resort overall was pretty good; I would give it a B+. We stayed on the mainland in one of the cabins and the room was small but sufficient with a small deck. If you left the resort to go into town you will notice...More

Thank Andrea S
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SIPADAN-MABUL RESORT (SMART) is situated at Mabul Island overlooking the well-known Sipadan Island. It is a dive destination resort that began its modest operations back in 1993 and has since grown into a ...More well-established and reputable resort as it is today. SMART has 42 land-based chalets (22 unit stand-alone detached chalets, 18 unit standard semi-detached chalets and 2 unit suite chalets) which can accommodate up to 84 guests at any one time. All chalets are built from native materials of Borneo, mostly twin-bedded, equipped with mosquito screens, air-conditioning and come with attached bathrooms with hot shower facilities as well as free Wi-Fi internet access in the room. Other facilities include a swimming pool, Jacuzzi whirlpool spa, large dining hall and bars. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (272)
Room & Suite (28)
Pool & Beach (24)
Dining (10)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Response from Kai_Steinbeck | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can go snorkelling if you are a competent swimmer and snorkeller. Sipadan is known for its fantastic diving and that is the only reason to go. The rest of the island is closed and you can not explore the island other... More
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"end bungalows with water frontage. ones at the back are damper feeling and mosquitoes like them more."
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"water bungalows for couples (honeymoons)!!"
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"Room 152 is the best. Nice balcony and in the room view to the sea"
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"It is better to stay in sea view villa."
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