10 Best Hotels In Johor Bahru

Couldn’t figure out the place to stay at during business trips, family vacation or a relaxed getaway in Johor Bahru (JB)?

Are you feeling stressed up searching high and low for the best hotels in JB?

Fret not, we have made a list of great hotels which are equally comfortable and affordable, all under SGD$150 per night, especially for you!

Too good to be true, you say?

Then, step right up to one of these hotels that dedicate to serve every guest in their highest standard.

They will make your stay an experience of a lifetime!

10 Best Hotels in Johor Bahru

1. Amerin Boutique Hotel Johor Bahru

Amerin Boutique Hotel is located at Taman Perling.  It features great swimming pool, smacking on-site restaurants, and beautiful bar alongside excellent services that will make you want to stay again.

Amerin Boutique Hotel Johor Bahru

Price Starting From:
RM166 @ SGD$55 (include hotel tax & service fee)

Hotel Highlight:

  • Sky Pool
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Chill out at their Sky Bar
  • Coffee-making facilities
  • Bar counter only for Amerin Suite only
  • Washing machine is provided in Amerin, Gold and Platinum Suite only
  • 7-11 convenience store located on the ground floor

Amerin Boutique Hotel Johor Bahru Room

Good To Know:

  • WiFi only limited to 5 devices only
  • The hotel is surrounded by local food
  • Online booking is cheaper than getting a room on spot
  • The room that faces the building has a beautiful morning view
  • Choose the corner rooms with more space
  • Opt for rooms with balcony views
  • All rooms come with breakfast and any extra beds
  • Garden units located at 6th floor
Amerin Boutique Hotel Johor Bahru
Address: No, 35, Jalan Persisiran Perling 1, Taman Perling, 81200 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-233 0333
Email: reservation@amerinhotel.com.my

2. Thistle Hotel Johor Bahru

Thistle Hotel is a luxury hotel located in the heart of JB town providing extensive amenities and facilities that make your stay an unforgettable one. It takes about 1 hour from Singapore Changi Airport to Thistle Hotel JB.

Price Starting From:
RM268 @ SGD$89 (include hotel tax & service fee)

Thistle Hotel Johor Bahru dining

Hotel Highlight:

  • Various bars and restaurant to suite the customer’s taste; Oasis, Fresh, Steps, Glass Restaurant and Hive Bar
  • Great parking spaces
  • Lots of meetings rooms to hold conference, exhibitions and other events
  • A big ballroom to hold a wedding or larger conference
  • Unlimited WIFI
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • Adult and children’s pool
  • Gym
  • Tennis court
  • Spa

Thistle Hotel Johor Bahru room

Good To Know:

  • Get a room with a balcony that overlooks the Johore Straits
  • The breakfast has amazing good spread
  • Basement parking has low ceiling
  • KFC is right across the hotel within walking distance
  • Shuttle service is provided with a fee
  • Lots of great eateries surrounding the hotel
Thistle Hotel Johor Bahru
Address: Jalan Sungai Chat, 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-222 9234
Email: reservations-malaysia@thistle.com.my


3. Amari Hotel Johor Bahru

Amari Hotel, a modern hotel that is conveniently located to shopping districtsand serves up great variety of international and local cuisines. Also, it is close to the Johor CIQ which is suitable for Singaporeans to stay.

Also read: 8 Best Desaru Resorts & Hotels In Johor

Price Starting From:
RM317 @ SGD$105 (include hotel tax & service fee)

Amari Hotel Johor Bahru Dip Bar

Hotel Highlight:

  • Breeze Spa
  • Swimming pool
  • FIT Centre
  • Close to Angry Birds Activity, Legoland Malaysia, Johor Bahru City Square
  • Social lounge
  • Children’s pool
  • Dine in at Amaya Food Gallery, Amaya Café and chill out at Dip Bar

Amari Hotel Johor Bahru Room

Good To Know:

  • Get a room with pool view if you prefer to stay away from the noise
  • Opt for the room with city view to see the dazzling city lights at night
  • There’s a 7-11 convenience store next to the hotel
  • Good spread of food with variety of choices in their breakfast buffet
  • Need to pay for parking fee
  • Located near to shopping mall like; Komtar and City Square
  • Deluxe Pool Rooms have direct access to the pool, you can request for them
Amari Hotel Johor Bahru
Address: No.82C, Jalan Trus, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-266 8888
Email: reservations.johorbahru@amari.com


4. Holiday Villa Hotel Johor Bahru

Holiday Villa Hotel, that boasts a 4-star hotel, is ideally positioned in the area surrounded by various entertainment like KSL shopping mall and also an easy access to many attractions places including Johor Zoo, JB Old Chinese Temple and Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque in Johor Bahru.

Holiday Villa Johor Bahru

Price Starting From:
RM380 @ SGD$126 (include hotel tax & service fee)

Hotel Highlight

  • Ballrooms, meeting and convention rooms
  • Be a member of the Gold Villa loyalty program to enjoy special privileges
  • Offer Senior Privilege package for 65 years and above
  • Wedding Package with free consultation
  • Nightclub on the top floor
  • Karaoke
  • Room service 24 hours
  • All day dining at Fern Pine Café

Holiday Villa JB

Good To Know:

  • If you are not a smoker, don’t choose the superior room
  • The views from the higher floors are amazing
  • Remember to visit the pool and the rooftop bar
  • Request for a room with higher floor to get a good view of the city
  • You can request for a bathtub if you need one for Deluxe room
  • Lift can be slow when is crowded
  • Request for a room with bathtub
Holiday Villa Hotel Johor Bahru
Address: No. 260, Jalan Dato’ Sulaiman, Taman Abad, 80250. Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-290 3388
Email: res@holidayvillajb.com.my


5. Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru

Doubletree by Hilton has outstanding 5-star hospitality, style and elegance interior design, authentic dining cuisine will make you experience the stay of your lifetime! It is so beautiful and convenient, you’ll be living like a King!

Double Tree By Hilton Hotel View

Price Starting From:
RM387 @ SGD$129 (include hotel tax & service fee)

Also read: 7 Best Hotels in Bukit Indah, Johor Bahru

Hotel Highlight

  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Easy access to Komtar Shopping Mall and Angry Birds Activity Theme Park
  • There are two ballrooms, an outdoor terrace and five meeting rooms
  • Plan your dream wedding with the on-site wedding planner
  • Enjoy Malaysian cuisine in the all-day restaurant, Makan Kitchen
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • Relax in the whirlpool or steam room
  • Get a warm chocolate chip cookie as a welcome greeting from the hotel
  • Children and adult pool

DoubleTree by Hilton hotel Johor bahru

Good To Know:

  • You can upgrade to a deluxe suite for a kitchenette, laundry facilities and Executive Lounge access
  • Opt for pool view room
  • Choose a higher floor for less noise
  • Higher floors offer good view of the city
  • Parking fee of RM10 is required
  • Toiletries are from a good quality brand- Crabtree & Evelyn
  • Location is right in the centre of town- conveniently access to many location
  • Get senior discount rates when you’re 65 years and older
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru
Address: No. 12 Jalan Ngee Heng, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-2686868
Email: johorbahru.info@hilton.com


6. Renaissance Hotel Johor Bahru

Renaissance Hotel Johor Bahru has a 4-star all-day restaurant and fabulous facilities along with easy access to the city’s tourist hotspots that includes Chinese Heritage Museum, Taman Merdeka, and Tan Hiok Nee Heritage Street, this hotel is everything you need for a memorable trip!

Renaissance Hotel JB

Price Starting From:
RM324 @ SGD$108 (include hotel tax & service fee)

Hotel Highlight

  • Try their cakes and dessert from their Chocolate Cake Company
  • Dine in at their 5-star all day restaurant at Café BLD
  • Relish in Cantonese cuisine at Wan Li Chinese Restaurant
  • Outdoor Pool
  • 24/7 room service
  • 24 hours fitness centre
  • Grand ballroom that can hold up to 1,200 guests
  • Complimentary bottled water

Renaissance Hotel room

Good To Know:

  • The Club Room features club lounge access
  • Newspaper delivery to room on request
  • Wireless internet comes with a fee
  • Club Lounge is located on the 16th floor
  • Club room is value for money
  • Buffet breakfast has a great spread with various food
  • Go for the higher floor, it has better view
Renaissance Hotel Johor Bahru
Address: No. 2, Jalan Permas 11, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, 81750 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-381 3333


7. Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour

A waterfront hotel located in Iskandar Puteri that is close to Puteri Harbour International Ferry Terminal convenient for tourist coming into JB by ferry.

It is near to Johor theme park such as Legoland Theme Park, Sanrio Hello Kitty Town and many more, which are really suitable for tourist going to these theme parks.

Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour

Price Starting From:
RM444 @ SGD$148 (include hotel tax & service fee)

Hotel Highlight

  • Infinity pool
  • Gym centre
  • Themed family room
  • Restaurant and bar with a pool view
  • Exclusive club lounge benefits
  • Massage at health club
  • Two rooms are Hello Kitty Themed; Jen’s Hello Kitty Deluxe Themed Room & Jen’s Hello Kitty Premier Themed Room
  • Function rooms, meeting rooms and ballrooms for events, exhibitions and weddings

Also read: 12 Awesome Hotels Near Senai Airport

Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour JB Room

Good To Know:

  • Request rooms with harbour view
  • You may join membership to get good deals- one of the deals is where they provide free air-mattress for children
  • Block 3 building leads to the rooftop pool
  • Breakfast has a good spread
  • Free shuttle service to Legoland Malaysia
  • Extremely near to Hotel Somerset Iskandar Puteri, just 1min walk
Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour
Address: Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Puteri Harbour, Iskandar Puteri, 79000 Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-560 8888
Email: hjph@hoteljen.com


8. Mutiara Hotel Johor Bahru

An elegant hotel providing 4-star services is located strategically within shopping district and business centres with a short drive to the Johor- Singapore Causeway. For leisure or business trip, Mutiara Hotel caters to everyone!

Mutiara Johor Bahru Hotel

Price Starting From:
RM183 @ SGD$61 (include hotel tax & service fee)

Hotel Highlight

  • Offers 6 amazing rooms; deluxe, superior executive floor, studio &mutiara suite, junior club suite, and family suite
  • Meeting and wedding packages
  • Try their special Peking Duck at Meisan Szechuan Restaurant
  • Relax at their Polo Lounge with cocktails
  • Dine in at their buffet dinner and high tea at Seri Mutiara Restaurant

Mutiara Hotel Johor Bahru Room

Good To Know

  • Book directly with the hotel to enjoy up to 25% off
  • Get free shuttle service to selected shopping malls and SenaiAiport
  • Try the Kids Package if you’re with a family of 4- get to play playstation games
  • Don’t forget to check out their website for many great promotions
  • Beside Holiday Plaza mall and 5 minutes walking distance to KSL mall
  • Lift is a bit slow
  • Ample parking space
Mutiara Hotel Johor Bahru
Address: Jalan Dato Sulaiman, Taman Century, K.B. No 779, 80990 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-330 0300
Email: resjb@mutiarahotels.com


9. Grand Paragon Hotel Johor Bahru

Grand Paragon Hotel provides excellent amenities and facilities together with impeccable services will make every guest feel welcomed and enjoyed their stay. Conveniently closed to malls such as Plaza Pelangi, KSL Mall, Holiday Plaza and City Square which is just a stone throw away!

Grand Paragon Hotel Johor Bahru

Price Starting From:
RM178 @ SGD$59 (include hotel tax & service fee)

Hotel Highlight

  • Offers great rooms, suites and apartments to cater to the guest’s needs
  • Gym centre
  • Sauna room
  • Swimming pool
  • Relish in Japanese cuisine at Kishin-Tei
  • Eat at the round-the-house restaurant at Café Para-Para
  • Unwind at the Sky Lounge
  • Sing out loud at Ginza Club in their karaoke lounge

Grand Paragon Hotel Johor Bahru

Good To Know

  • Book rooms away from 14th and 26th floor that has KTV and bar, if you prefer less noise
  • Opt for higher floors to see the night lights of the city
  • Choose the rooms facing Johor straits for a great view
  • The lift is slightly slow so it take some time for those who stay on the higher floor
  • Complimentary parking for guest
  • Breakfast has limited spread
  • Night hawker centre near to the hotel for late supper
Grand Paragon Hotel Johor Bahru
Address: 18, Jalan Harimau Bintang, Taman Century, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-268 5222
Email: info@grandparagonhotel.com.my

10. KSL Hotel & Resort Johor Bahru

KSL Hotel Resort is a hotel that is connected to KSL shopping mall that provides convenience to everything you’re looking for; eat, play, sleep! Not forgetting it is just a short-drive to Johor Causeway, so tourist can get to the hotel easily without much hassle. Definitely a hotel worth staying!

KSL Resort

Price Starting From:
RM250 @ SGD$83 (include hotel tax & service fee)

Hotel Highlight

  • Water theme park for all guests
  • Right beside KSL Mall
  • Gym
  • Arcade room
  • Coffee/ tea making facilities
  • Close to a few shopping malls and attractions places; 4km to Komtar JBCC, 4.2km to Angry Birds Activity Park, 9min walk to Holiday Plaza
  • Free parking
  • Meeting rooms
  • Sauna
  • Golf simulator
  • KTV

KSL City Hotel Johor Bahru

Good To Know

  • Food, leisure and entertainment is right beside the hotel, don’t need to get out of the area
  • Provide shuttle bus and tickets to Legoland Malaysia, Universal Studio Singapore and Resort World Casino
  • Wi-Fi connectivity is limited
  • Breakfast spread is amazing and has many variety
  • Enjoy up to 13% discount when book directly with the hotel website
  • Only standard and deluxe rooms has connecting rooms
  • Request for rooms at Tower 2 to have a great unobstructed city view
  • The lift may be slow during peak season, so avoid rooms at higher floors
KSL Hotel & Resort Johor Bahru
Address: SL Hotel & Resort, 33 Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-288 2999
Email: info@kslresorts.com.my


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