10 Best Hotels With Early Check-In In Johor Bahru, Malaysia - Updated 2022

Melanie
Melanie 
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The southernmost part of Malaysia, Johor Bahru serves as a bridge that connects the country to its neighbor, Singapore. Its most popular attraction is Legoland Malaysia, an amusement park that brings kids and adults alike to the wonderful brick-filled world of Lego. The Heritage District, the Chinese Heritage Museum, and the Royal Abu Bakar Museum are worth a visit if you want to learn about the history and culture of the city. Danga Bay and Senibong Cove, meanwhile, are great options if you love spending time by the water. Shopaholics, meanwhile, will want to visit Pasar Karat and Little Paris if they want to do some shopping. Stay at one of the best hotels with early check-in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, to give yourself time to see the top attractions in the city. Check them out below.

1. Glex Hotel Signature Johor Bahru (from USD 37)

Early check-in is offered at Glex Hotel Signature Johor Bahru. If, however, your room is not available upon arrival, you can simply drop your bags and head out to explore the city’s sights and attractions. The rooms in the hotel are spacious and come furnished with seating areas, besides the usual furnishings such as a desk and TV. Free parking is available here as well.


Glex Hotel Signature Johor Bahru

Wifi Available

Address: Unit 1.09, Level 1, Plaza DNP, No 59, Jalan Dato Abdullah Tahir
Accommodates: 4

Parking 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services Lift Safety deposit box

2. Doubletree by Hilton Johor Bahru (from USD 73)

Doubletree by Hilton Johor Bahru is located in the Central Business District, making this a good place to set up base whether you’re in the city for work or leisure. The property is just a short distance away from the historical landmarks of Johor Bahru, as well as its shops and dining options. You don’t need to venture far to grab a bite to eat though, because the hotel has four restaurants of its own. Do make sure to inform the hotel staff if you’re planning to check in early as your room may not be available upon arrival. Luggage storage, however, is offered to guests.


DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru

Wifi Available

Address: No. 12 Jalan Ngee Heng
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Terrace

3. Grand Hallmark Hotel - Johor Bahru (from USD 22)

Grand Hallmark Hotel - Johor Bahru offers early check-in at an additional fee, but be sure to check with the hotel before you arrive to make sure that the room is available for you. Alternatively, you can avail of the luggage storage service, which is offered before check-in and after check-out. The hotel also provides other conveniences to its guests, including an airport shuttle and laundry services, subject to extra charges. You can also purchase tickets to attractions or shows directly at the hotel. The establishment has an in-house restaurant. It’s also located close to some dining options if you want more choices.


Grand Hallmark Hotel Johor Bahru

Wifi Available

Address: No. 32, Jalan Molek 2/2, Taman Molek, Johor Bahru, Johor, MYS, 81100
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

4. Citrus Hotel Johor Bahru by Compass Hospitality (from USD 30)

This hotel is located in the Central Business District of Johor Bahru. Even if you’re not in town for work, you will love the fact that you have easy access to the shops that the city has come to be known for. Do make sure that you make your request for early check-in when you book this hotel. This service is subject to room availability. The hotel has its own fitness center and restaurant. A billiards table is available for your use during your stay. You can also request the hotel to arrange for tours.


Citrus Hotel Johor Bahru by Compass Hospitality

Address: No. 16, Jalan Station, Johor Bahru, Johor, MYS, 80000

5. The Square Hotel (from USD 17)

The Square Hotel is at a central location, allowing you to see the top destinations of Johor Bahru easily. Do inform the hotel beforehand if you’re planning to arrive before 2 pm, the usual check-in time of the hotel. Luggage storage, however, is always an option - you can just drop your bags upon arrival and then go exploring. While the hotel doesn’t have its own restaurant, it’s relatively close to restaurants that serve Japanese, Chinese, and other cuisines.


The Square Hotel

Address: No 30 & 32 Jalan Pendekar 11 Taman Ungku Tun Aminah

6. Belllo Hotel JB Central (from USD 31)

This hotel is located right at the city center - you will not only be able to have easy access to the attractions of Johor Bahru, including Angry Birds Activity Park, but Singapore’s as well, including its top attractions such as Singapore Zoo and Night Safari, Singapore Botanic Gardens, and Holland Village. You can check in early at this hotel for an additional fee.


Belllo Hotel JB Central

Wifi Available

Address: 21 Jalan Meldrum 80000, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Accommodates: 3

24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Internet services Lift Luggage storage WiFi Available Free WiFi Air conditioning

7. New York Hotel (from USD 33)

New York Hotel offers early check-in service subject to room availability. Luggage storage, however, can be availed of through the front desk, which is open 24 hours, and can also organize car rental for you should you need this. This hotel has a number of amenities that you will love if you’re in town to relax. These include a swimming pool, a hot tub, a sauna, and a spa. The hotel also has its own restaurant and bar.


New York Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: No. 22 Jalan Dato' Abdullah Tahir, Johor Bahru, Johor, MYS, 80300
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

8. Swan Garden Hotel (from USD 24)

Swan Garden Hotel is a budget hotel that nonetheless gives you access to amenities that you can expect from accommodations with pricier rates. The establishment has its own restaurant and it also puts you a few steps away from other dining options. You can also grab some snacks from the vending machine. If you want to kick back and relax, head over to the hotel’s karaoke room. Early check-in will depend on room availability upon arrival.


Swan Garden Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 26 Jalan Suria 7
Accommodates: 8

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

9. Stella Hotel - Johor Bahru (from USD 50)

Stella Hotel - Johor Bahru is a budget hotel that offers conveniences that you can expect from top accommodations. If you’re planning to check in early, do contact the hotel beforehand so they can check if this option is available for the room that you will be staying in. Shuttle services to and from Senai International Airport can be arranged with the hotel at an additional fee. Similarly, you can arrange for a movie night during your stay, subject to an extra charge. Dining and shopping spots are close to this establishment.


Stella Hotel - Johor Bahru

Wifi Available

Address: No. 8 Jalan Utama 2, Taman D'Utama
Accommodates: 3

Parking Room service 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms Free parking Internet services

10. Vertilex Hotel (from USD 18)

Vertilex Hotel is a budget hotel that puts you just a few steps away from IKEA Johor Bahru and Aeon Tebrau City Shopping Centre. A water dispenser is available at the hotel for guests’ convenience. You will also have access to a shared kitchen and lounge when you stay here. If you’re a health buff, you will appreciate the fact that this establishment has its own fitness center. You will need to pay an extra charge to check in early in this hotel.


Vertilex Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 4 & 6, Jalan Harmonium 23/13, Taman Desa Tebrau
Accommodates: 4

Parking 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Facilities for disabled guests Internet services Luggage storage

Explore Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru is a city that combines modern and historical attractions, which comes as no surprise as it also combines the characteristics of Malaysia and Singapore. Its location also means that you can have easy access to the attractions of both. Book a room at one of these hotels so that you can allow yourself enough time to explore what the area has in store for you.

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Melanie is a freelance travel writer. She considers freelancing for Trip 101 to be a combination of two of the things she loves: writing and traveling.

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