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Thistle Johor Bahru

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We chose this hotel because of the relatively low price. Didn't expect much at first because usually price = quality. But we were so wrong! Took a cab from Jalan Dhoby after cafe hopping for around RM15. The hotel is located a bit far off from the city centre but that was okay cause we came to JB to relax,...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. Nothing fanciful, but comfortable enough if you need a place to rest. The room which we were given had a nice view of the straits. Do look out for the sunset and sunrise, if you have the chance. My first impression was that the room was a little bit...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for a night during the weekend. A good location and requested by families. Hotel is spacious and decent and value for money. Got a nice pool and a gym. The breakfast was average and services were good.

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Malaysia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We're family trip from Kuala Lumpur, we stay at this hotel for one night, my comments for this hotel was too old, might need renovations for thier rooms, nothing special, smelly rooms, smelly toilet, air condition inside room was not cold at all, glasses inside room was dirty, unfriendly staffs, especially front office at check in counter which didnt smile...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel room is old fashioned.. they still use carpets. Toilets looked poor on maintenance. Lots of peeling at bath tub. One day, we went out from the hotel at about 4pm. Before i leave, i place the 'make my room' sign and hang it at my door. We came back at about 9pm, the room still not made! Im so...

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Thank Farhan S
Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there for 1 night and I am impressed. Was warmly greeted by the doorman and concierge who were attentive and ever ready to help me with the luggage. The doorman was very helpful when directing me to the shortest route to the goreng pisang warung and the concierge has always on hand bottles of mineral water for me. Check...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Comfy stay. Nice and cozzy room. The breakfast are variety. The swimming pool is huge but many insect. I'm in loved with the gym and it is 24hours operated. Looking forward to stay here again! The location is very good. Very near to go to the town.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

stay there about last month with my mom. well is a pretty good as they given a complimentary for us at club lounge .. great welcoming greeting from the lovely ladies there who's name nurliza as a staff there. cute smile with a good service, and not forget also to hijab ladies there also. superb service from your guys! happy...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at their executive room. Check in had a short queue. Was disappointed the executive check in room closed for a wedding shop. Reception was nice and gave a detailed breakdown of room choices which I like. And also no room deposit for me. Unsure abt others though. Room had a nice view, room and hotel was pristine clean. Shower...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

▪Check in and check out - easy breezy ▪Nice huge swimming pool - many insects especially mosquitoes ▪Have few good choices of restaurant ▪Simple nice deco - but old deco ▪Good parking space - lots of it ▪Huge seating space at the lounge area ▪Friendly & helpful staff - the front office, the waiter, the guard, the manager & on...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether you're with us for business or pleasure, the Thistle Johor Bahru hotel provides the very best of Malaysia, including our legendary hospitality. At Thistle Johor Bahru we have 382 fully refurbished bedrooms, including 125 executive luxury rooms with spectacular sea views over the Straits of Johor. This Malaysian hotel also boasts 5, an outdoor 'resort-style' swimming pool, and fitness centre with spa. Everything you need in fact to indulge your body and soul in modern luxury and comfort. As you'd expect from a hotel in Malaysia and so close to Singapore, Thistle Johor Bahru also has superb meetings and events facilities making the hotel a prime destination for business. Thanks to our beautiful landscaped grounds, sea views and tropical climate, we are also a popular venue for weddings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thistle Johor Bahru

Address: Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru 80100, Malaysia (Formerly Hyatt Regency)
Region: Malaysia > Johor > Johor Bahru District > Johor Bahru
Price Range: €49 - €85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Thistle Johor Bahru 4.5*
Number of rooms: 382
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Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Johor Bahru
#2 Business Hotel in Johor Bahru
#8 Luxury Hotel in Johor Bahru
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“executive room”
 of 5 bubbles hairyadly22, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Take the executive room, a little more expensive but worth it,.”
 of 5 bubbles ricsidspub, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Harbor view, newly renovated”
 of 5 bubbles saifeer, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sea view is the best, you can see sunset if the weather permits!”
 of 5 bubbles 475muhammadh, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Definitely get higher floors”
 of 5 bubbles FarisNoordin, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
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