9 New Hotels In Johor Bahru

The most attractive thing about Johor to Singaporeans is the exchange rate between Malaysia and Singapore!

But with everyone crossing over for the same reason:

Heavy traffic at the causeway is often unavoidable.

Get more value for your money and stay longer in JB!

With so many new hotels in JB (Johor Bahru) from SGD$48/night, you maybe just a little overwhelmed on which to choose.

9 New Hotels In JB (Johor Bahru)

1. Anantara Desaru Coast Resorts and Villas

Anantara Desaru Coast Resorts and Villas is a brand new luxury resort with Malaysian-styled beach-front villas.

There’s no room for boredom here with ample water sport activities available in addition to the two swimming pools at the resort!

A retail village and a water park happen to be walking distance away too!

Anantara Desaru Coast Resort Beach View

Price Starting From:
RM988 or SGD$329 (include hotel charge & tax)

Hotel Highlight:

  • Anantara Spa
  • Close to Desaru Coast Riverside, The Elf Golf Club, and Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark
  • Some accommodation options they offer even have a private pool and your own butler and chef!
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Many on-site dining options
  • Fitness center

Good To Know:

  • You can book rooms from 1, December 2019 onwards
  • They have residences for sale and for rent
Anantara Desaru Coast Resorts and Villas Hotel
Location: No. 1, Persiaran Damai, Desaru Coast, Desaru, 81930 Darul Ta’zim, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-8280 888
Email: desaru@anantara.com
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2. Fraser Place Puteri Harbour

With fantastic views of the skyline in Puteri Harbour, Fraser Place Puteri Harbour is a new modern hotel with serviced apartment style accommodations.

Take a stroll down to the harbour and if you have kids, it’s just a 10-minutes walk to some amusement parks.

Also read: 7 Best Resorts Near Legoland Malaysia

Price Starting From:
RM261 or SGD$87 (include hotel charge & tax)

Hotel Highlight:

  • Walking distance to Thomas Town and Sanrio Hello Kitty Town
  • 5 minutes’ drive to Legoland
  • Beautiful and spacious rooms with wood furnishings
  • Apartments come with many amenities (laundry machines, microwave, kitchenware, etc)
  • Far enough from the harbour to get some peace and quiet
  • Swimming pool with Jacuzzi

Fraser Place Puteri Harbour Room

Good To Know:

  • Walking distance from many International eateries (e.g. Spice Grill, Brussels Beer Café, Olive Kitchen + Bar, etc)
  • They have wheelchair-friendly rooms
  • Room service for food is as late as 10:30pm
Fraser Place Puteri Harbour Hotel
Location: Residensi & Hotel Marina, Jln Persiaran Tanjung, Pengkalan Puteri, 79100 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-530 8888 or +6016-604 9923
Email: admin.puteriharbourjohor@frasershospitality.com
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3. Capri by Fraser, Johor Bahru

This is another new and sleek service apartment hotel by the same Fraser group but in Bukit Chagar of Johor Bahru.

Conveniently close to the CIQ (Johor Bahru Customs, Immigration & Quarantine Complex).

Capri By Fraser Hotel Johor Bahru

Guests will have easy access to public transport to get to a wide selection of shopping malls and eateries.

Price Starting From:
RM336 or SGD$112 (include hotel charge & tax)

Hotel Highlight:

  • Walking distance to City Square Mall, PERSADA Convention Centre and Komtar JBCC
  • Furnished studios and apartments with sea views, comfortable beds and luxurious toilets!
  • 24/7 Gym
  • Complimentary high-speed WiFi
  • Safe box in the room
  • Swimming pool
  • Friendly and attentive staff

Capri by Fraser Hotel Room Johor Bahru

Good To Know:

  • The hotel has its own restaurants – Caprilicious and Delite (Grab and Go Deli)
  • Shuttle bus service to surrounding areas
  • Driving distance to other nearby attractions (e.g. Legoland, Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple, Puteri Harbour, Zoo Johor and etc)
Capri by Fraser, Johor Bahru Hotel
Location: Menara Tiga Serangkai, Jalan Tengku Azizah, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607 277 0888
Email: sales.johorbahru@capribyfraser.com
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4. Pinetree Marina Resort

Having opened in late 2018, Pinetree Marina Resort is still relatively new.

You will find that all your basic necessities and more are available in their rooms and apartments!

Pinetree Marina Resort

Business and leisure-seeking guests alike will appreciate the quiet atmosphere and ample facilities at Pinetree Marina Resort.

Price Starting From:
RM232 or SGD$77 (include hotel charge & tax)

Also read: 10 Best Hotels In Johor Bahru Under SGD$133

Hotel Highlight:

  • Free WiFi in the spacious and clean rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Fitness centre
  • Swimming pool
  • Playground
  • Good service
  • Well-equipped apartments

Pinetree Marina Resort Room

Good To Know:

  • Convenience store on-site
  • Free airport transport
  • There is a business centre with Internet access
  • 11 minutes’ drive to Legoland
  • Request for rooms facing Puteri Harbour
  • No in-house restaurant but you can go next door to Fraser Place for more dining options!
Pinetree Marina Resort Hotel
Location: Jalan Persiaran Tanjung, Pengkalan Puteri, 79100 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +6019-771 6762 or +607-266 8288
Email: enquiries@pinetreemarinaresort.com
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5. Trove Hotel

At the heart of Johor Bahru city centre, is this contemporary hotel with gorgeous rooms that look similar to a boutique hotel.

Also read: Top 7 Hotel in Bukit Indah

The hotel provides for every convenience their guests require by offering plenty of facilities and services.

Trove Hotel Johor Bahru

Price Starting From:
RM213 or SGD$71 (include hotel charge & tax)

Hotel Highlight:

  • WiFi
  • 24-hour front desk and room service
  • Luggage storage
  • Free car park with valet parking service
  • Rooms come with ironing facilities, a safe box, TV with on-demand movies, mini bar, coffee/tea making facilities, hairdryer, etc
  • Driving distance to local attractions (e.g. Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple and Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Temple)

Trove Hotel Room In JB

Good To Know:

  • The hotel has its own coffee shop and restaurant
  • Currency exchange service
  • Clinic at 10 minutes’ walking distance (Tan England Women Clinic)
  • The closest shopping mall in Johor Bahru City Square (1.8km away)
  • Walking distance of 13 minutes to a convenience store (Cosway)
  • They have an ATM inside the hotel
Trove Hotel
Location: Jalan Dato Abdullah Tahir, Taman Abad, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-272 8888
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6. The Westin Desaru Coast

For the price you pay, this Desaru resort certainly delivers!

Gorgeous rooms, outstanding service, top-notch facilities and luxurious surroundings will take your breath away!

The Westin Desaru Coast

Indulge in their Heavenly Spa or private beach if you can bear to leave their lovely and spacious rooms for a bit!

You will truly have a memorable stay at The Westin Desaru Coast.

Price Starting From:
RM668 or SGD$223 (include hotel charge & tax)

Hotel Highlight:

  • Splendid breakfast buffet spread (complimentary)
  • Pool
  • Short drive to a golf club (The Elf Club Desaru Coast – Valley Course) and Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark
  • Gym
  • High-speed internet access
  • Magnificent sea views
  • 24/7 room service
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities in the rooms
  • 2 restaurants and 3 bars available

Also read: 15 Best Hotels Near Legoland Malaysia (Include Hotel Reviews & Tips)

Good To Know:

  • Ask for a room facing the sea and a higher floor
  • 2km away from Nelayan Seafood by the Coast restaurant
  • Parking requires a separate fee
The Westin Desaru Coast Hotel
Location: Jln Pantai 3, Desaru Coast, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-838 3333
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7. Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast

Joining the midst of other Desaru Coast resorts, the new upscale hotel, Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast boasts as many as 365 rooms in its 5 floors.

Its favourable location makes it a good base for exploring the area of Bandar Penawar and all the nearby attractions in Desaru.

Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Johor Bahru

If you’ve never had the pleasure of experiencing a Hard Rock Hotel before, here’s a golden opportunity!

Price Starting From:
RM596 or SGD$199 (include hotel charge & tax)

Hotel Highlight:

  • Memorabilia
  • Stylish rooms with a playlist!
  • Close to many attractions (e.g. Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark)
  • Fitness centre
  • Pool
  • Bar/ lounge
  • WiFi and breakfast included
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent service
  • Close to the beach
  • Live band in the hotel grounds
  • Delicious food in their restaurants

Good To Know:

  • They do have babysitting services
  • You can rent a guitar to bring back to your room
Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast
Location: Jln Pantai 3, Desaru Coast, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-838 8888
Email: info@hrhdesaru.com
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8. KSL Hot Spring Resort

If you intend to stay in the Tebrau area of Johor Bahru, you may want to check out this particular hotel.

KSL Hot Spring Resort is like other of these new hotels in Johor Bahru, caters fully to their guests with all sorts of recreational activities, facilities and services.

Also read: How To Go KSL City Mall From Singapore (4 Transport Options)

Price Starting From:
RM143 or SGD$48 (include hotel charge & tax)

Hotel Highlight:

  • A short drive to the trendy area of Austin Heights including the Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Fashionable rooms come with coffee/ tea making equipment, safes, mini-fridges, etc
  • Gym
  • Free parking
  • Roof-top hot tub

KSL Hot Spring Resort Room

Good To Know:

  • Check-in at or after 3:00pm
  • Supervise kids closely as the kids pool is right next to the deeper adult pool
  • Hot spring and sauna are closed after 8:00pm
  • No room service (food)
  • Location is not too convenient if you don’t have a car
KSL Hot Spring Resort Hotel
Location: 31, Jalan Kangkar Tebrau, Taman Daya, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-288 2999
Email: info@kslresorts.com.my
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9. Ramada Meridin Johor Bahru

Ramada Meridin Johor Bahru has been open since mid-2018 but that still makes it fairly new to the hotel game in Johor Bahru.

Also read: 13 Best & Cheap Hotels In JB

Hotel Ramada Meridin Johor Bahru

In close proximity to Legoland, this snazzy family-friendly hotel has a lot to offer to its guests!

A superb choice if you want an affordable hotel that’s close to Legoland.

Price Starting From:
RM222 or SGD$74 (include hotel charge & tax)

Hotel Highlight:

  • 3 to 5 minutes’ drive to Legoland
  • Value for money
  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Fitness centre
  • Generous suites chock full of amenities
  • A few swimming pools including an infinity pool
  • Playground
  • Modern rooms
  • Garden
  • Buffet breakfast – Breakfast spread consists of Asian and Western cuisine

Hotel Ramada Meridin Room

Good To Know:

  • They have facilities to cater for disabled guests
  • Check out at 12:00pm
  • Restaurant on-site that is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Free basement parking including facilities to charge electric vehicles
Ramada Meridin Johor Bahru Hotel
Location: No 5, Jalan Legoland, Bandar Medini Iskandar, 79250 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-531 8888
Email: info@ramadameridinjohor.com
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How To Get To Johor Bahru New Hotels From Singapore

What’s the most convenient way to get to these hotels from anywhere in Singapore without having to make a separate trip to the bus station?

SGMYTAXI: Private Taxi/Car From Senai Airport To Tanjung Leman Jetty

Hiring a private car service like SGMYTAXI, of course!

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Families and groups with elderly members and young children will appreciate the extra seating and luggage space you get with the MPV cars from their fleet.

By the way, you can choose which car type you prefer!

This is a safe and quick way to travel since the drivers are familiar with the routes too.

Want to book a car? The booking process is simple via the online form. You can also contact SGMYTAXI directly.

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