12 Best Hotels In Johor Bahru, Malaysia

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia is the capital city of Johor, found at the Malay Peninsula’s southernmost tip. Located by the Straits of Johor, this city features a crossway to Singapore. The hawker (street) foods in Johor Bahru are one of its biggest draws. For all the foodies, head to Taman Sri Tebrau Hawker Centre and get ready to dig in! Afterward, visit the Istana Besar or the Grand Palace that houses the Royal Abu Bakar Museum. Those who love architecture will enjoy a visit to the 19th-century Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque. You can also go on a day trip to Singapore for Universal Studios, Snow City Singapore, and more. Indeed, this city has a lot to offer, including great accommodations! The homestays in Johor Bahru appeal to budget travelers while its hotels are for convenient escapades. If you’re planning to visit, check out the best hotels in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

1. TROVE (from USD 52)

It’s all about having a well-rounded stay in the 5-star hotel of TROVE. This stylish accommodation features a swimming pool for a refreshing stay and a fitness center to help you keep track of your workout routines. It also takes pride in its own international cuisine restaurant that serves a daily buffet breakfast and has an à la carte menu for lunch and dinner.

In-room facilities are similarly amazing as each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV, an en suite bathroom, and plush beds. Suites are also available for a more opulent stay. The hotel experience is further enhanced by complimentary perks such as WiFi throughout the property, private parking, and room service. Luggage storage and currency exchange services are also available at the reception.


TROVE Johor Bahru

Wifi Available

Address: Jalan Dato Abdullah Tahir Jalan Dato' Abdullah Tahir/ Jalan Tebrau
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Laundry

2. KSL Hotel & Resort (from USD 37)

Strategically located inside KSL Shopping Mall, KSL Hotel & Resort is a convenient place to stay both for entertainment and relaxation. This 5-star accommodation offers contemporary rooms appointed with a flat-screen TV and free WiFi. You’ll surely be amused and pampered with its broad range of on-site amenities such as a swimming pool, fitness center, cinema, golf simulator, karaoke center, business center, and spa.

The location is also ideal if you plan to explore Holiday Plaza Mall, which is only a five-minute walk from here. Similarly, Singapore-Johor Bahru Causeway is about five minutes away. For your utmost convenience when exploring nearby hotspots, the hotel makes it easy for you to reach popular destinations such as Legoland, Universal Studios Singapore, and Resort World Casino Singapore by offering shuttle bus services.


KSL Hotel & Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 33 Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, Johor Bahru, Johor, MYS, 80250
Accommodates: 8

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

3. Oak Valley Hotel (from USD 13)

Oak Valley Hotel is approximately a 30-minute drive away from LEGOLAND Malaysia and about a 10-minute drive away from Bukit Indah Jusco Shopping Mall. All guest rooms have free WiFi, air conditioning, a TV, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and water bottles. The bathroom has a shower providing hot water.

At the 24-hour front desk, you can leave your luggage. For local cuisine, there are several restaurants right next to the hotel.


OYO 430 Oak Valley Boutique Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 50, Jalan Titiwangsa 3, Taman Tampoi Indah
Accommodates: 10

24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Internet services Express check-in/check-out Heating WiFi Available Free WiFi Air conditioning

4. Holiday Villa Johor Bahru City Centre (from USD 87)

Holiday Villa Johor Bahru City Centre is within walking distance of KSL City Mall. Guest rooms here are spacious and feature a TV, free WiFi, room service, and tea- and coffee-making facilities. The private bathroom comes with complimentary toiletries and a shower.

Enjoy a cup of coffee at the on-site cafe or a few drinks at the pub. The Fern Pine Cafe also serves Malaysian and international cuisines. This hotel also offers a sauna, where you can relax. If you feel like working out, break a sweat in the fitness center. The staff can speak English, Malay, and Chinese.


Holiday Villa Johor Bahru City Centre

Wifi Available

Address: 260, JALAN DATO SULAIMAN, TAMAN ABAD,
Accommodates: 10

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

5. Newland Hotel (from USD 15)

Newland Hotel is a 2-star property featuring individually styled rooms. All air-conditioned guest units feature free WiFi, a kettle, a desk, a TV, and a private bathroom. Those with children can stay in one of their family rooms for more space.

Additionally, free street parking is available in this affordable hotel in Johor Bahru. Take note that the property has no elevator, so book a room on the ground floor if access is a major concern. The staff can interact in English, Malay, and Chinese.


NEWLAND HOTEL

Wifi Available

Address: 2 Jalan Abiad Taman Tebrau Jaya
Accommodates: 4

Parking Room service 24-hour front desk Family rooms Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out Luggage storage

6. Potpourri Boutique Hotel (from USD 16)

Potpourri Boutique Hotel is a 3-star property featuring modern interiors and quirky accents. Rooms come with free WiFi, a TV, air conditioning, tea- and coffee-making facilities, a desk, and room service. Complimentary toiletries, a bidet, and a hairdryer are available in the private bathroom.

Make use of the shared kitchen and shared lounge. This hotel also offers facilities for disabled guests, such as wheelchair-accessible areas and handrails in bathrooms. Luggage storage is available should you wish to go about Johor Bahru before leaving on your flight.


Potpourri Boutique Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: NO. G29 & G30, JALAN KOLAM AIR 2 NONGCHIK RIVERSIDE
Accommodates: 3

Parking Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Internet services

7. The Leverage Business Hotel (Skudai) (from USD 24)

The Leverage Business Hotel (Skudai) is a 3-star accommodation approximately 13 minutes away by car from TGV Bukit Indah. If you’re still undecided about where to stay in Johor Bahru, the free shuttle services offered by this property might convince you to book a reservation.

This property offers rooms featuring air conditioning, free WiFi, a TV, a kettle, a desk, and complimentary slippers. The en-suite bathroom comes with a hairdryer and a bidet. Public parking is possible for free.


The Leverage Business hotel (Skudai)

Wifi Available

Address: 2 JALAN PERTAMA PUSAT PERDAGANGAN DANGA UTAMA SKUDAI
Accommodates: 4

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Family rooms Ironing service

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

Doubletree by Hilton Johor Bahru features spacious rooms with free WiFi, luxurious furniture, a TV, air conditioning, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and a safe. Several rooms have a kitchenette, a living room, and a bathroom with bathrobes and complimentary toiletries.

A tour desk is available for you to book activities and shuttle services. If you don’t feel like going out for the day, make a splash in the outdoor swimming pool. The hotel has several on-site eateries, such as Makan Kitchen for Malaysian dishes, Tosca Italian Trattoria for Italian and Malaysian meals, and The Food Store for American, Malaysian, and Asian cuisines. Have a cup of coffee or tea at Axis Lounge. The friendly staff can speak in English, Malay, and Chinese.


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

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

Glex Hotel Signature Johor Bahru features rooms with free WiFi, air conditioning, a desk, a fridge, a TV, a safety deposit box, a kettle, water bottles, and a bathroom with a bidet. This property also offers spacious suites that can accommodate four adults and children.

This Johor Bahru accommodation has a mini-market, shops, and free parking. The staff speaks Malay, English, Mandarin, and Tamil.


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

10. Capri by Fraser Johor Bahru (from USD 98)

Capri by Fraser Johor Bahru offers rooms with free WiFi, air conditioning, a desk, a microwave, a TV, and a bathroom with a bidet. Make use of the free shuttle services to explore the city, or stay in the hotel by the outdoor swimming pool where you can enjoy laps. Aside from this, you are free to use the games room, fitness center, and spa and wellness center.

Caprilicious is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and serves Asian and international à la carte dishes. Continental and buffet breakfast are also available.


Capri by Fraser Johor Bahru

Wifi Available

Address: Menara Tiga Serangkai, Jalan Tengku Azizah
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre

11. Tune Hotel - Danga Bay Johor (from USD 22)

Tune Hotel - Danga Bay Johor offers rooms with air conditioning and fans, free WiFi, a TV, a desk, a safety deposit box, and water bottles. The en-suite bathroom comes with a shower, complimentary toiletries, and a hairdryer. Free parking and an on-site convenience store are also available on the premises. Around the hotel are restaurants serving Malaysian and Indian cuisine.

There is an additional charge to use the shuttle services to and from Resorts World Sentosa and Universal Studios Singapore. The staff can speak English, Malay, and Chinese, so language barriers won’t be a problem when arranging tours at the front desk.


Tune Hotel - Danga Bay, Johor

Wifi Available

Address: Lot PTB 22819, Jalan Skudai, Mukim Bandar Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru, Johor, MYS, 80200
Accommodates: 10

Parking 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free parking Internet services Lift

12. Amerin Boutique Hotel Johor Bahru (from USD 50)

Amerin Boutique Hotel Johor Bahru is approximately a 40-minute drive away from Singapore. Here, enjoy a day at the indoor swimming pool on the rooftop, the fitness center, or the spa and wellness center. Book a tour at the front desk to venture out into the city if you’re feeling adventurous!

Guest rooms feature free WiFi, air conditioning, room service, and a private bathroom. Several rooms have a seating area, too. The on-site restaurant serves Malaysian and international cuisine. After having dinner, unwind with a few drinks at the bar. Spend your mornings out on the terrace, or go shopping at the gift shop or mini-market.


Amerin Hotel Johor Bahru

Wifi Available

Address: No 35, Jalan Persisiran Perling 1, Taman Perling, Skudai Johor
Accommodates: 4

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

Recharge in Johor Bahru

Everyone needs to recharge after enjoying a day out eating scrumptious hawker street food or coming back from Singapore. Choose one of these best places to stay in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, for a satisfying relaxation and leisure.

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