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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the start of my stay begining from check-in, the staffs were very polite and cheerful. Both the staffs Zulaiha and Ruzini who help me check in were extremely helpful. Throughout my stay I feel very at home and was greeted with courteous and helpful staffs, especially Ismalinda and Haliza. The room very spacious, very clean, the king Bed is... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Room was pretty rundown and lack of maintenance. Spacious room but rather looks very empty and not worth the price. Exterior looks decent but most importantly is the comfort of the room. Nevertheless the front counter is very helpful and efficient for check in and check out procedures.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a staycation for my parents yesterday. Hotel Great view from the room overseeing the straits of Johor and swimming pool. KFC is 24hrs opposite the hotel. Has a small store at the lobby for tidbits and some souvenirs. At night food is accessible within walking distance. Swimming pool was good, room service was efficient, front desk (Sabree) did check... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Majestically located on a hill in a suburb part of JB, this hotel offers 4* facilities and services to its guests. Rooms are spacy, comfortable and very cosy with even a coffee machine provided for its guest. Eating places near the hotel are quite limited though and it is also far from shopping malls. The restaurant for breakfast and lunch... More 

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Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Thistle Hotel JB for a night after a long day attending a conference. I chose this hotel because of its great landscape and very relaxing ambient. The service of the staffs were great and excellent. However, the check in process took about 15 minutes and they really need to improve on this. Other than that, everything was... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the highly rated and regard hotel which for me was a good stay even the missus agrees. However, there were certain things that were not pleasant for us. 1) The air-conditioned not properly working which it blows a cool air but not as cool as my parents room. Hence, when you enter it, you feel uneasy. 2) The... More 

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Thank Abdul H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in with an open heart, not a fantastic location but still okay with it. However, the water that comes out from the water tap is YELLOW- and COPPER-ish. No immediate assistance from the staff, zero apologies despite even going down to the lobby counter for help. Engineer came and couldn't do much. NO advice was given, had to wait... More 

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Thank Charis C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's was our scond day stay there but our first time at executive lounge. We enjoyed the view so much.. And the staff whos name liza.. she is very friendly like we r being friends just like that and i love her service like she already know wht i wnt and it was satisfied me and my husband❤ i wish... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the price, you get a nice clean room, clean large bathroom. Good views. Breakfast is not expensive for a hotel but average. There's a KFC just outside the entrance. With Uber, the location is not a problem either. The Spa has closed down. The gym is pretty well equipped but slightly aged. I gave it a high rating because... More 

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there during Sultan of Johor's coronation ceremony and trust me, if the hotel on those few days were flooded with Malaysian royalties then the hotel must at least be above decent if its fit for royalty. My room was pretty good, great view, decent sized gym and breakfast was pretty alright albeit I prefer going out to eat.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $74 - $183 (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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#1 Spa Hotel in Johor Bahru
#2 Business Hotel in Johor Bahru
#8 Luxury Hotel in Johor Bahru
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“Request for rooms facing the straits. It will be quite a view”
 of 5 bubbles medic1gds, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have less noises during night”
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 of 5 bubbles AizzIrfan, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“please be conscious when making a decision to book this hotel for accomodations”
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“Ask for the refurbished rooms facing the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles avrilltann, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“less than 10 mins from the Woodlands Crossing”
 of 5 bubbles pieterd594, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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