Very good 7.6
Based on 4630 reviews

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About Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel


Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel is located in the heart of Johor Bahru, one of Malaysia’s most important business and tourist centers. As a luxury 5-star property, Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel provides exclusive services and facilities, including access to Wi-Fi in guestrooms and public areas, swimming pools, restaurants, and bars. It is undoubtedly an ideal base from which to explore the fascinating part of Southeast Asia, with Singapore just a few minutes’ drive away via the Second Link.

Whether for business or leisure purpose, Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel provides the very best of Malaysia with its legendary hospitality. With international standards, exclusive amenities, and a touch of local charm, it boasts 382 rooms with a choice of superior, deluxe, executive, and suites. All rooms command a magnificent view of the Straits of Johor or the scenic city view.

Overlooking the Straits of Johor, its restaurants and bars offer a wide range of cuisines and dining options where guests can enjoy a quiet dinner for two or with the entire family.
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  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Valet parking
  • Car park
  • Shuttle service

Swimming & soaking

  • Swimming pool [outdoor]

Land sports

  • Tennis court(s)

For kids

  • Swimming pool [kids]

Food & beverage

  • Room service [24-hour]
  • Room service
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside bar
  • Bar


  • Pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • Laundry service

Guest services

  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Newspapers
  • Concierge

On-site facilities

  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family room
  • Elevator
  • Shop(s)
  • Smoking area

Health and security

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safety deposit boxes

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Malay
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No further invoice will be issued by the hotel for the accommodation.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-12 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Distance to Airport: 29 km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 17
Number of Restaurants: 3
Number of Rooms : 382
Time to Airport (Minutes): 40
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2009
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Verified traveler reviews

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Very good

  • Cleanliness 7.9
  • Facilities 7.6
  • Location 7.7
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.7
  • Service 7.8
  • Value for money 7.6
  • Food/Dining 7.0

Hafizan H. from Malaysia
Solo travelers
Stayed one night in August 2016
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Muhammad H. from Singapore
Families with older children
Stayed one night in August 2016
Definitely an idle place for weekends. Staff was friendly and very halpful. Would recommend this hotel to my friends here in sg!
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Suhaila S. from Malaysia
Business travelers
Stayed 3 nights in August 2016
Nice rooms Friendly staff
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Suhaila S. from Malaysia
Business travelers
Stayed one night in August 2016
Good Location Nice room
Reviewed August 29, 2016

WEE N. from Malaysia
Business travelers
Stayed one night in August 2016
Big room
Big room, clean.
Reviewed August 29, 2016

sofian H. from Malaysia
Stayed one night in August 2016
nice hotel
good location, nice sea view,
Reviewed August 26, 2016

KAI Y. from Malaysia
Stayed one night in August 2016
Should do maintenance for aircornditional
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Gobinath M. from Malaysia
Stayed one night in August 2016
Overall good except the toilet sliding door
We stayed in room 1109. The toilet sliding door is too hard to slide open or close. Everytime i need to be there to help her open and close the door. Seriously need to be repaired or change the sliding door...
Reviewed August 26, 2016

SITI A. from Singapore
Families with young children
Stayed 2 nights in August 2016
Cozy Hotel
Cozy and polite staff.
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Stanley Y. from Malaysia
Business travelers
Stayed one night in August 2016
Clean spacious rooms
Reviewed August 25, 2016


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