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KSL Hotel & Resort
Johor Bahru City Center,Johor Bahru - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Fitness center
  7. Front desk [24-hour]
  8. Luggage storage
"There was a mistake in my booking & I realized only during check-in. However thanks to Agoda & KSL, I managed to resolve the problem & the staff who attended to me (tall Malay girl) was very patient & helpful. Overall, I enjoyed my stay in this hotel. Shopping is just downstairs. Breakfast was good with many variety on offer & helpful staff. Guests can rest at the lounge while waiting for check-in (brilliant idea - wish more hotels can do this!) Only grouse was the parking. I checked in on a Sunday & the mall parking was full so had to drive up to the higher levels. Small thing & did not in anyway affect my stay here. I highly recommend KSL Resort to anyone wanting a good hotel in Johor Bahru."
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7.9

Very good

104855 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 136
Crystal Crown Hotel
Johor Bahru City Center,Johor Bahru - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Front desk [24-hour]
  3. Luggage storage
  4. Swimming pool [indoor]
  5. Spa
  6. Room service [24-hour]
  7. Shops
  8. Coffee shop
"The staffs were very helpful and friendly. The rooms and corridor has been newly renovated. The rooms are spacious, bed are comfy, room facilities are well arranged, toiletries are sufficient. This hotel deserves more than a three stars rating. Location is extremely good. The hotel are surrounded by most of the favourite/popular shopping centres and hawkers in Johor Bahru. Such as the tebrau hawker and KSL shopping mall just behind, pelangi just up a little, and a night hawker selling really delicious local food just across the road. All these places are within walking distance. Breakfast spread are considered good and atas (for the price you paying) with Egg station. I greatly recommend this hotel to everyone. Looking forward to my next visit. CONS: Shower heater abit slow in heating up the water. I have to let the water run for 15 minutes before I could step in. TV channels abit bland with local channels. Can be improved by adding some Movie Channels like Fox or HBO or Thrill. "
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7.7

Very good

13598 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 43
Z HOTEL
Johor Bahru City Center,Johor Bahru - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Check-in/out [express]
  5. Luggage storage
  6. Safety deposit boxes
  7. Wi-Fi in public areas
  8. Family room
"1) good location to cafe hopping and the Pasar Arat (night market). i don’t thk its walkable distance to Johor Central area because roads in JB is not pedestrian friendly. 2) value for money-clean and functional with a good view of the straits 3) love the massage center on level 2"
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8.8

Excellent

13298 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 95
Belllo Hotel JB Central
Johor Bahru City Center,Johor Bahru - View on map
  1. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  2. Front desk [24-hour]
  3. Luggage storage
  4. Shops
  5. Restaurants
  6. Room service
  7. Safety deposit boxes
  8. Wi-Fi in public areas
"This was my first time staying at this hotel in Johore Baru with 9 other family members from 6 ~ 10 February 2016, and it was a wonderful experience! Not only Belllo Hotel among many other budget hotels in close proximity, it is impressively new, clean, comfortable, great and convenient location with 7/11 next door, 24-hour food shops, shopping malls and checkpoint all within short walking distance; our 2016 CNY stay was perfected by the great team led by the Operation Manager, Mr. Kartikh Balakrishnan. Apart from the aforesaid tangible aspects, customer services and expectations are more important to excite our holiday moods and to make our stay exceptionally memorable and unforgettable! It is worth to mention that, it was terrible to call for taxi during the CNY. When Mr. Kartikh managed to secured three taxi to fetch us to our CNY eve reunion dinner, at last, the taxi driver broke his promise without informing the hotel and had phone shut off! Frankly, I would never expect a hotel manager would proactively fetching us using his own personal car to and from restaurants with multiple trips! He even firmly declined to accept our token of appreciation in lieu of the taxi fare we are supposed to pay! Caring, attentive and thoughtful customer service are what spice up our recent stay that are suffice to cover up other shortfalls if any. I would have no hesitation to return to this hotel again and would definitely recommend Belllo Hotel to all holiday-goers going to Johore Baru. Thank you, Mr. Kartikh, Ziera, Shah, Alice, Bryan, Sol, Devi, Sal, Mattias, Ioan, Ben and Awal who have served us well. Keep up the good service!"
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8

Excellent

7476 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 44
New York Hotel
Johor Bahru City Center,Johor Bahru - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Hot tub
  7. Luggage storage
  8. Golf course [on-site]
"New York hotel in Johor Bahru is conveniently located close to Singapore border. This makes the hotel a great hotel for business travelers or family going on vacation to Singapore but would prefer to stay in Malaysia. The rooms have recently been refurbished and its more modern and a more spacious feel. Amenities are plenty which includes an indoor swimming pool, massage center, hair salon and sundry shop which also has currency exchange if you need. Rooms are clean and staff are friendly and for those who drive, the hotel offers plenty of parking. "
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7.5

Very good

19076 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 54
GBW Hotel
Johor Bahru City Center,Johor Bahru - View on map
  1. Valet parking
  2. Shuttle service
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Hot tub
  6. Fitness center
  7. Breakfast [free]
  8. Contactless check-in/out
"eventhough the hotel is under renovation, the room is so perfect with a very nice view. friendly staff with greetings. eventhough we were late for breakfast, they still have room for us.. the toilet is absolutely clean. It's value for money and higly recommended for those looking for a hotel in Johor Bahru. It's very near to JB custom, if you guys planning to go to Singapore."
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7.7

Very good

16321 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 51
Atelier Hotel Johor Bahru
Johor Bahru City Center,Johor Bahru - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Check-in/out [private]
  6. Spa
  7. Room service [24-hour]
  8. Room service
"Clean rooms. The ambience and the pond right in the middle of the hotel lobby was really amazing. Design is really nice. Very convenient with many parking space right in front of the hotel. The hotel has a rooftop garden for us to enjoy with our family at night. There’s 7eleven and bank same row. Many places for food at night. Their bathtub is freestanding very big my kids had a great time inside. And they provide very good quality hand wash , shampoo, shower gel and body lotion in the toilet . Perfect . Nothing to complain. Will definitely choose this hotel for my stay in Johor Bahru in future. One of the best in Johor Bahru!"
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8.6

Excellent

5254 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 52
Hallmark Regency Hotel Johor Bahru
Johor Bahru City Center,Johor Bahru - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Check-in/out [express]
  6. Luggage storage
  7. Coffee shop
  8. Bar
"I bumped with this hotel when searching for a budget hotel for my stay in Johor Bahru for my Legoland trip. Never heard about this hotel before (usually stay at New York Hotel) and decided to give it a try. To my surprise that this hotel was very clean and comfortable. The family suite that I booked was very spacious and the beds were very comfortable (there were 6 of us altogether). The breakfast was good too. The only thing that the management should improve is the selection of TV channels. There were no Malaysia TV channels available (there were only Singapore and Indonesia channels available). Overall, if you are looking for a hotel that is cheap but value for money, this is the one."
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7.6

Very good

13148 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 32
OYO 90599 Villa De Rose
Johor Bahru City Center,Johor Bahru - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Restaurants
  4. Room service
  5. Safety deposit boxes
  6. Wi-Fi in public areas
  7. Daily housekeeping
  8. Smoke-free property
"Great hospitality"
5.7

1117 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 13
Amari Johor Bahru
Johor Bahru City Center,Johor Bahru - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Valet parking
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Fitness center
  6. Spa
  7. BBQ facilities
  8. Luggage storage
"Stayed at Amari for one night with my partner and I must say the hotel's location is fantastic and ideal for a short trip across the Causeway. It is just a short walk from the Johor Bahru checkpoint and across the road from two popular shopping malls — City Square and Komtar JBCC. In terms of customer service, we had a pleasant check-in experience and received a free upgrade to a junior suite (we had originally booked an executive club king room). The room was spacious, comfortable and clean, nothing to complain about at all. The "pillow menu" we found at our bedside table was a nice welcome touch as well although we did not utilise it. Breakfast buffet selection was also quite varied and we enjoyed it very much. We did not manage to try the rest of the dining options at Amari given our short stay. While Amari's rates are certainly more expensive than the average hotel in Johor Bahru, I'd say it's worth the splurge especially if you're looking for a nice place for a quick getaway."
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8.9

Excellent

17192 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 150

Fast facts about Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Accommodations6,994 properties
Popular hotelKSL Hotel & Resort
Popular areaGelang Patah/Legoland
Nightly rates from£5
AirportSenai International Airport
Reasons to visitShopping, Restaurants, Family fun

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Frequently asked questions

What are the top accommodations in Johor Bahru near Johor Bahru City Square?

Verified travelers to Johor Bahru who stayed nearby Johor Bahru City Square have given top rated testimonials to Room with Private Bathroom & Opposite KSL Mall, MidValley Southkey Mosaic 9pax 2B2B Netflix-SmartTV70inch and KSL Studio Homestay by Immaculate.

What are the most popular hotels in Johor Bahru?

A number of our most popular hotels in Johor Bahru are St. Giles Southkey, Capri by Fraser Johor Bahru and Holiday Inn Johor Bahru City Centre.

What's the best area in Johor Bahru to stay in?

Popular neighborhoods among vacationers staying in Johor Bahru include Johor Bahru City Center, Tebrau and Gelang Patah/Legoland.

What are the recommended accommodations in Johor Bahru for business visitors?

Resorts found in Johor Bahru which are highly rated by business travelers are KSL Hotel & Resort, St. Giles Southkey and Capri by Fraser Johor Bahru.

What are the preferred accommodations in Johor Bahru with airport transfer?

Properties which has airport transfer located in Johor Bahru that are very highly rated include Serene Hill Tropical Villa by JBcity Home and ZEN Rooms Kulai.

What are the top rated wheelchair accessible properties around Johor Bahru?

Wheelchair-accessible places to stay around Johor Bahru that are exceptionally rated include Legoland wifi Top 2room WiFi 1-5paxFamily Homestay and Near Senai International Airport, Golf, Park And JB.

What's the top rated accommodation in Johor Bahru close to a golf course?

Highly rated hotels in Johor Bahru near golf course include Homestay Sufi@Larkin, Forest city condo ataraxia park3 and Modern & Cozy 3BR Apt ARC @ Austin, Free Parking.

What's the best accommodation in Johor Bahru next to a amusement park?

Highly scored properties in Johor Bahru next to amusement park consist of Room with Private Bathroom & Opposite KSL Mall, JBtown kslCityMall apt nearCIQ CityView 2Room 7pax and KSL D'Esplanade 3BR Tom & Jerry high floor balcony.

What landmark should I stop by when I'm traveling to Johor Bahru?

Best points of interest in Johor Bahru include Legoland Malaysia, Johor Bahru City Square, and KSL City Mall.

Are international travelers allowed into Johor Bahru?

Foreign travelers are allowed into Johor Bahru, according to our most up-to-date information. Due to changing restrictions, we strongly recommend that you take a look at here for additional information.

Is covid test upon arrival required for unvaccinated travelers to enter Johor Bahru?

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival when entering Johor Bahru from outside the country. For up-to-date and in depth information on travel restrictons, be sure to head over to the official websites of the travel authority or government of the country you would like to visit, or go to here.

What vaccines are accepted in Johor Bahru?

Moderna, Pfizer/BioNTech, CanSinoBIO, Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), Oxford/AstraZeneca, Sinopharm/BIBP, Sinovac are currently recognized and approved by the national health authority of the country that includes Johor Bahru.

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More about Johor Bahru

Discovering Johor Bahru: Fun Facts and Reasons to Visit

Johor Bahru is the capital city of the southern Malaysian state of Johor. It is a bustling metropolis that has been growing in popularity among tourists in recent years. Johor Bahru is known for being a shopping haven and a foodie’s paradise. But did you know that this city also has a rich history and culture? Johor Bahru is home to several historical landmarks such as the Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque, Istana Besar, and the Johor Bahru Chinese Heritage Museum. One of the reasons why Johor Bahru is worth visiting is its proximity to Singapore. Just a causeway away from the Lion City, Johor Bahru is a popular destination for Singaporeans looking for a quick weekend getaway. Johor Bahru is also a great starting point for exploring the rest of Johor state, which is known for its beautiful beaches, islands, and national parks.

Getting to Johor Bahru: Your Ultimate Travel Guide

Johor Bahru is easily accessible by air, land, and sea. The closest airport to Johor Bahru is the Senai International Airport, which is located about 30 kilometers away from the city center. Several airlines operate flights to and from Senai International Airport, including AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, and Scoot. If you’re coming from Singapore, you can take a bus or a taxi from the city center to Johor Bahru. The journey takes around 30 minutes to an hour, depending on traffic conditions. There are also several bus companies that operate direct services from other parts of Malaysia to Johor Bahru.

Top Things to Do in Johor Bahru: A Traveler's Guide

There are plenty of things to see and do in Johor Bahru. For starters, you can visit the Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque, which is one of the most iconic landmarks in Johor Bahru. The mosque was built in 1900 and features a unique blend of Moorish and Victorian architecture. Another must-visit attraction in Johor Bahru is the Johor Bahru Chinese Heritage Museum. The museum is housed in a restored heritage building and showcases the history and culture of the Chinese community in Johor Bahru. If you’re traveling with kids, a visit to Legoland Malaysia is a must. The theme park is located about 30 minutes away from Johor Bahru and features over 70 rides, shows, and attractions. For a taste of local culture, head to the Pasar Karat flea market. The market is held every weekend and is a great place to buy souvenirs, antiques, and second-hand goods.

Why Book Your Johor Bahru Hotel with Agoda.com

Agoda.com is the perfect place to book your Johor Bahru hotel. With a wide range of hotels to choose from, you’re sure to find one that suits your budget and preferences. Agoda.com also offers great deals and discounts on hotels in Johor Bahru, so you can save money on your accommodation and spend more on exploring the city. Another reason to book your Johor Bahru hotel with Agoda.com is the convenience. You can easily search for and book your hotel online, and Agoda.com’s customer service team is available 24/7 to assist you with any questions or concerns.

The Best Time to Visit Johor Bahru: A Seasonal Guide

Johor Bahru has a tropical climate, which means that it is hot and humid all year round. The best time to visit Johor Bahru is during the dry season, which runs from May to September. During this time, the weather is relatively cooler and drier, making it more comfortable for outdoor activities. If you’re planning to visit Johor Bahru during the wet season, which runs from October to April, be prepared for heavy rain and thunderstorms. While the rain can put a damper on your plans, it also means that there are fewer crowds and cheaper hotel rates.

Travel Tips: Making the Most Out of Your Johor Bahru Trip

Here are some travel tips to help you make the most out of your Johor Bahru trip: - Bring comfortable shoes as you’ll be doing a lot of walking and exploring. - Carry an umbrella or a raincoat, especially if you’re visiting during the wet season. - Always carry a bottle of water with you to stay hydrated. - Try to learn a few basic Malay phrases, as it will come in handy when communicating with locals. - Be respectful of local customs and traditions, especially when visiting religious sites.

Where to Stay in Johor Bahru: A Neighborhood Guide

Johor Bahru has several neighborhoods that offer different experiences for travelers. Here are some of the best neighborhoods to stay in Johor Bahru: - City Center: This is the heart of Johor Bahru and is where most of the city’s attractions are located. It is also home to several shopping malls and restaurants. - Bukit Indah: This neighborhood is located in the western part of Johor Bahru and is known for its upscale residential areas and shopping malls. - Danga Bay: This waterfront neighborhood is a popular spot for outdoor activities such as cycling, jogging, and fishing. - Nusajaya: This neighborhood is located about 20 kilometers away from Johor Bahru and is home to several theme parks and attractions, including Legoland Malaysia.

Food Trip in Johor Bahru: Must-Try Local Delicacies

Johor Bahru is a foodie’s paradise, with a wide range of local delicacies to try. Here are some must-try dishes in Johor Bahru: - Laksa Johor: This is a spicy noodle dish that is made with fish, coconut milk, and a variety of spices. - Mee Rebus: This is a noodle dish that is served with a thick gravy made from sweet potatoes, shrimp, and spices. - Nasi Briyani: This is a fragrant rice dish that is cooked with a variety of spices and served with chicken or mutton. - Otak-Otak: This is a type of fish cake that is made with ground fish, spices, and coconut milk, and then wrapped in banana leaves and grilled. - Kacang Pool: This is a spicy bean stew that is served with bread and a variety of toppings such as eggs, cheese, and sausages.

Getting Around Johor Bahru: Transportation Options for Travelers

Johor Bahru has several transportation options for travelers. The most popular mode of transportation is taxis and ride-hailing services such as Grab. You can also rent a car or a scooter if you prefer to explore the city on your own. Another option is to take the local buses, which are operated by several companies such as Causeway Link and S&S International. The buses are relatively cheap but can be crowded and uncomfortable during peak hours. If you’re traveling between Johor Bahru and Singapore, you can take the cross-border bus or the train. The cross-border bus operates from several locations in Singapore and drops you off at various points in Johor Bahru. The train operates from Woodlands Train Checkpoint in Singapore and drops you off at Johor Bahru Sentral Station.