We stumbled across this apartment while checking out a variety of possible rentals in Johor Bahru but an apartment rather than a couple of hotel rooms was always out No 1 choice. As it turned out, this place was perfect.
It's located in a tower block you actually see as you cross the Causeway from Singapore and only ten minutes' cab ride from JB Sentral - you could walk easily enough if carrying a backpack but not so simply if dragging a suitcase - but at RM10 for the trip it wasn't a bank-breaker anyway.
Ruth, the owner, had given us a wad of information before we arrived which made the whole process of getting settled in a simple one - everything was easy to find, exactly where she said it would be and nothing was missing.
The apartment, on the 20th floor, has spectacular views over a 180 degree vista; for a New Zealander sitting in the lounge and looking across to another country is not an everyday event. The apartment itself was spacious, quiet, clean...