Johor Bahru Hotels

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  • Reviews: 1

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Happy Family Homestay - Johor Bahru at Suria Muafa: Absolutely Fantastic

Hosts Dr. Ramlah and Mr. Nan could not have been more accommodating. They own 2 properties: Johor Bahru (Nong Chik) and Kulai (Very close to the IOI Bandar Putra Mall). The JB property has a lovely pool and garden, cool temperature, and very quiet. I spent a total of 9 months between both locations and could not have been happier.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED and best Tumeric Fried Chicken in the planet!

-Maid Available
-Washing Machine
-Full Kitchen
-Beautiful Pool
-Air Conditioning
-Hot Water
-Garden with Fruit Trees
-5 Bedrooms
-5 Bathrooms
-Very Large Lounge
-Beautiful Double-Story Dinning Area
-Car Park
-Very quiet Street
-Very Safe neighborhood
5 Minutes to Larkin Bus Station where you can take the bus to Singapore
10 Minutes from Johor Bahru City Square Mall with lots of shops and great restaurants

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Business Travel, Budget Travel, Religious Travel
  • Written October 15, 2011
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Great Wall Hotel: Best Deal in Town

This hotel is newly built and offering special Rate 48 Malaysia Ringet (Around US$15.00) for Standard Room, located not so far from Larkin Intercity Bus Terminal and the ZON International ferry terminal (15 minutes by taxi) Quite & Peacefull area.

Attached Bath with Hot / Cold Water/Shower, Split Air Con, TV, Telephone and Internet. Visa & Master Card is accepted. Great Place for over night stay

  • Opinion of Price: least expensive
  • Related to: Budget Travel
  • Written April 24, 2007

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  • Reviews: 710

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Straits View Hotel: Straits View Hotel

This re-fubbished 30 room hotel is only 5 minutes drive from downtown Johor Baru... For dining, there is the Marina Seafood Restaurant, Furusato Japanese Restaurant and the Rhythm Cafe & Bistro... The hotel also have meeting for up to 200 pax and banquet facilities for up to 400 pax... It is in a quiet neighbourhood and good for a relaxing stay although there is no swimming pool in the premises...

The room are bigger than standard hotel rooms with all the standard room amendities such as TV, minibar, individual central air-conditioning, hot and cold water showers etc... Will certainly stay there again on my next visit to Johor Baru...

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Written January 31, 2007
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Pan Pacific Johore: Slow?

We stayed at Pan Pacific. Nice hotel, nice food some friendly and some not friendly staff and slow service. What I meant slow was, slow check in procedure and I called the housekeeping asking for iron and iron board and only after half an hour I can get the iron.
The next day we were rushing to dinner and we came back to the room to take quick bath and found out no towels so I have to call the housekeeping again to ask for the towel and only after 45 minutes they send to the room! For a 5 stars hotel of course I expect good quality service, I will fully understand if its only a normal hotel like no star hotel..hmm.. Maybe my expectation too high eh? or as the 5 basic rules to stay happy ' Expect less?'

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Written June 9, 2004
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Hotel Johor Bahru in the Centre of TownI reall: A place to spend a night in Johor Bahru

To me the snake charmers who set up their medicinal tents and play the lute at night and the crowd eagerly listening is the sight enough for me.
adequate accomodation, just rudimentary, across from the night market and food stalls.

Very central. walking distance of the immigration halls entering Malaysian soil.
wouldnt recommend it for more than one night though. somewhat shady with women and men looking somewhat seedy.. ill repute

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Written May 14, 2003
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Pan Pacific.: Near Customs.

It is near the customs and beside a shopping mall called Kotaraya. It is very near to many government offices and buildings. The famous old Chinese temple believed to be very sacred is around there too.

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Written September 15, 2002

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New York Hotel: New York Hotel

This 413-room hotel classifies itself as a business hotel with 2 Grand Ballrooms, 3 Meeting Rooms and a Business Centre... The rooms are located around a central atrium... The rooms have all the basic necessities but not luxurious... Meals can be had at the 24-hours Palm Garden Cafe on the ground floor level... For massage services, there is the New York Spa Centre... There is also a drug store and a hair saloon...

The Grand Boardrooms and Meeting Room are located right on the top floor of the hotel... When there are functions at these places, the hotel's 2 (slow) lifts are not sufficient to cater for the crowd... Guests sometimes will have to wait for about 20 to 30 mins just to get a lift to their rooms...

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Written July 10, 2007
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Around town.: Budget accommodation.

There are many small, budget accommodation near the Johor central police station, near Jalan Wong Ah Fook. Majority of them have air condition. They call themselves "hotel".

I have not seen any websites for these small hotels. I think you can just walk in and ask for a room and the price.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Family Travel, Budget Travel, Business Travel
  • Written August 19, 2003

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Hotel Hawaii.: Hotel Hawaii.

At 1999 the place was a real rat-hole. Beds were full of fleas and something crawling creatures. Carpets were torn-out and in the bathtube was one extra hole in the bottom...
It might be better nowadays, but check the room before signing in.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Written August 26, 2002

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  • Reviews: 5

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Compact Hotel JB (Formerly known as Mercure Ace): Good & bad advantages of Compact Hotel JB

Breakfast: only 4 buffet's food servers. Food taste funny i hope it's bcz of the way it's cook.milk was expired, it tasted sour. #Saturday morning: When i want to take honeystar, i saw a cockroaches inside the container.. Oh god.. *fainted* I told the servers, One went change the honeystar for me, she came out back v half full honeystar inside the same container w/o wash.

Friday aftnn: When we came back to the hotel, a ceiling was taken out, it's opened & There was a water breakage, water r dripping down from above, the hotel put a bedsheet under a pail to collect water. Carpet is wet. The ceiling now looks like one in a haunted hse, water spots were everywhere water dripping down. If u watched the movie 'Dark Water', u know wat i mean. It wasn't that terrible yet, still, it was sth like tat. *scary*

It's 10pm, we reached back the hotel. It was more horrible this time. The pail was full, water still dripping, breakage became bigger, the wet water dripping spot is spreading, towards our room.. the paint on the ceiling has water spot & water bubble all over it. I cant think of anything else but the movie Dark Water. Truly same kind of water spot, and it spreading, coming to my room, towards my door.

So I called the receptionist, tell her abt this horrible thing happening. She said she will send somebody up. We waited, but none came, and u know wat, we hear some sizzling noise like sth hot with cold water, so we went & check out what happened, a look closer this time. There's this painting hanging on the wall, & a long light bulb lighting it. Water r driipng on to this hot light bulb, the light bulb is half off, this 'caber' inside the light bulb is hot, looks orange fire-like. I was shock by what happened, & the hotel is not doing anything. Electric cable of the light bulb is exposed to water, & it might easily cause a fire or any accident. I asked for a room changed now. The carpet was all wet from the opened ceileing area to in front of my door when we leave our room.

It was really a horrible stay.

Th only thing which is outstanding abt this hotel is its strategic location. Besides this, nothing else.

Anyway, Compact hotel is a really good location hotel as u can walk to City Square, where most buses pass by & u can go almost everywhere taking the bus if u know the way. Can easily buy any groceries as a lot of shops r nearby. Near the custom as well, good location if u r going to S/pore. Only Rm7/8 to go to Pelangi Mall/Tmn Sri Tebrau, Danga Bay, Holiday Plaza, or Larkin Bus Stn. Can walk from Kotaraya (15minutes), where the Senai Airport coach stops. Too bad they don't have a good management team, that's their main advantage, anything related to management can goes wrong if u plan to stay there, so if u r okay to face all these, I would recommend this hotel to u. The room rate is Rm115, Rm 145+- if inclusive of taxes. If u ask me, I will say it's not really a value stay, but it's really strategically located.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Backpacking, Budget Travel, Business Travel
  • Written November 13, 2005

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  • Reviews: 39

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Rasa Sayang Hotel: Good budget hotel

I used this hotel whilst moving between flats (or rather downgrading from a condo to a flat). Rasa Sayang is a comfrtable hotel with fair room size (better than other budget hotels) and is safe, secure and quiet. It is in it's own grounds (not a terraced building) and is showing her age a little, but is nicely decorated with a pleasent resturant (can do breakfast too) and large lobby / reception. Hotel is located just outside of the city centre, about 10-15 min walk to Jln Wong Ah Fook, KOMTAR etc.

I had a nice and pleasent stay with no problems at all. Rooms here are around RM60 to RM70 per night and are waaay better than the hotels around the causeway, this is not an "hourly" hotel.

Showing it's age a little but pleasent and well and htoughtfully decorated and for a budget hotel, very spacious. The resturant is pleasent and the area is quiet, pleasnrt low rise area with open space, yet still witihin walking distance of the city centre. This really is the best budget hotel option in JB.

Nearest buses are on Jln Wong Ah Fook. Reception can call a taxi if you wish. Train station is a walkable distance but you can use a cab if got luggage. Same for the checkpoint.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Business Travel, Budget Travel
  • Written March 2, 2006

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  • Reviews: 390

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Compact Hotel: First hotel over the border

This is the first hotel I saw after I crossed over into Malaysia from Singapore. It's basically a good quality budget hotel. There are spacious rooms, it's comfortable, everything is clean and works properly and the staff are efficient. The location is good and you're just a two minute walk from restaurants, shopping and nightlife.

I paid 130 ringgit for one night with buffet breakfast. They take all major credit cards too. There were cheaper options around, but this was the cheapest "new-looking" hotel. It served its purpose for the one night I was there anyway. I probably wouldn't stay here again if I was by myself but I was travelling with the wife, she'd be happy here.

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Written May 26, 2006
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Hotel Bluewave: Nice Suite

It is spacious and cheap. Stayed in the suite there, with 2 rooms and a living room. A nice place to stay for 8 ppl. Although the location is abit out of the way, it is still easy to get a taxi. You can also see Singapore if your room face the sea.

Spacious suite.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Budget Travel
  • Written August 2, 2006

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  • Reviews: 1

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Homestay Johor Bahru: Homestay Johor Bahru at Suria Muafakat

The whole guesthouse accommodation type is the first of its kind Home Stay concept in Johor Bahru that gives travelers that come down to Johor Bahru for conventions, meetings, family weddings or functions to book the entire house for your own use to do what you want to do on a daily basis. My guesthouse accommodation is fully furnished with cooking and laundry facilities. Truly a home away from home accommodation for travelers.

search by gps garmin: HOMESTAY JOHOR BAHRU
N: 1.488287
E: 103.723125

NORMAL: 200 / 220
PEAK 250 / 270


hostel available also for rm20-rm35 per person
maximum 120 person in one time.

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Please search by Garmin GPS by keyword Homestay Johor Bahru via your GPS device.

Gps will guide you direcly to the Homestay Johor Bahru.

Jika anda menghadiri majlis pertunangan atau perkahwinan saudara-mara,
mesyuarat, pertandingan/pameran, majlis rasmi atau apa-apa acara di
Johor Bahru , ke Kota Singapura , Universal Studio Singapore atau perlukan tempat yang selesa untuk menginap.

Persekitaran yang harmoni berdekatan dengan taman permainan, tenang
dan jauh dari kesibukan kota sangat sesuai untuk penginapan sementara
bagi mereka yang menghadiri majlis perkahwinan, majlis konvokesyen,
melawat saudara-mara, perjumpaan keluarga, kursus, latihan, urusan
kerja dan sebagainya.

Kepada sesiapa yang ingin bercuti di Johor Bahru tetapi tidak mahu menginap di hotel, jemputlah menginap di homestay kami di Taman Suria Muafakat berhampiran dengan Danga Bay, Bandar baru Uda dan Pejabat Pelajaran Johor. Universal Studio Singapura juga boleh daripada sini.

Homestay kami, "Homestay Suria Muafakat " adalah seperti di bawah:

Jenis: Apartment.
Keluasan binaan: 850 sq. ft.
Ruang: Ruang tamu, ruang makan, dapur, bilik tidur dan bilik air.
Bilik: 3 buah
- Master bedroom - set katil queen berserta almari.
- Bilik tidur 2 - set katil double dacker
- Bilik tidur 3 - set katil double dacker dan pull out
extra 4 tilam, bantal 16 biji.

Bilik air: 2 buah.

Kemudahan: Sofa, meja makan, TV, dapur masak, cerek, peti sejuk, sejadah, parking.
Untuk memudahkan anda, kami akan emailkan alamat rumah dan/atau berikan lokasi GPS setelah anda bersetuju menyewa Homestay Suria Muafakat JB.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Budget Travel
  • Written June 7, 2011
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Hotel Singrena: Johor Bahru Best Hostel

The Good

1) Very cheap (~USD 15 per night per room with attached bathroom)
2) Located within the city - near to shopping malls, restaurants and cheap taxi rides to places around the city
3) Friendly staff - can speak simple English
4) Clean rooms - simple but bedsheets, bathroom and room in general is clean
5) Free wifi (not that easy to find in JB hotels)

The Bad

1) Not many other amenities or facilities (given that it's a hostel, i guess i shouldn't expect too much)
2) Small tv with limited channels (i might be overly pampered by LCD tvs in China hotels)

  • Opinion of Price: least expensive
  • Related to: Singles, Budget Travel, Backpacking
  • Written July 28, 2009

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