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Featured Hostels in Johor Bahru

Double K Hostel Johor Bahru
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Located in Central District, this hostel is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Tan Sri Hassan Yunus Stadium and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from KSL City Mall. Taman Merdeka and Johor ...

3.5/5Good! (24 reviews)

"Was quite a nice stayed on this trip."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2019

Double K Hostel Johor Bahru
HereHotel.com Dormitory
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Located in Sekudai, this hostel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Sutera Mall and within 6 miles (10 km) of Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru and Aeon Mall Bukit Indah. Hutan ...

1/5 (1 review)

"So bad"…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2019

HereHotel.com Dormitory
SPOT ON 89816 Warm Blanket
2 out of 5
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Located in Bukit Indah 2, this hostel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Aeon Mall Bukit Indah and within 6 miles (10 km) of Legoland Malaysia and Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru. ...

3.2/5 (9 reviews)

"Just nice"…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2018

SPOT ON 89816 Warm Blanket

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Attrus By LSE - Hostel
2 out of 5
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Located in Central District, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Persada Convention Center and Komtar JBCC. Johor Bahru City Square and KSL City Mall are ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)

"Affordability, stone's throw away from shopping/ eating and entertainment belts and accessibility to nearby attractions. Suitable for young Adults or anyone who have not qualm climbing flight of stairs. Shared rooms are rejuvenated, refreshed."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Attrus By LSE - Hostel
Roof Talk Theme Hostel
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Located in Bukit Indah, this hostel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Aeon Mall Bukit Indah and within 6 miles (10 km) of Legoland Malaysia and Sutera Mall. Danga Bay ...

2.8/5 (5 reviews)
Not friendly

"Check in not friendly"…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2016

Roof Talk Theme Hostel
Maple Homestay
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Located in Kempas, this hostel is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru and within 6 miles (10 km) of Sutera Mall and Mydin Shopping Centre. Angsana ...

Maple Homestay
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru

4 out of 5
The price is P2,288 per night from 26 Sep to 27 Sep
4.4/5Wonderful! (983 reviews)

"great stay, room is clean and comfortable. will be back again."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru
Hotel Shiki

Hotel Shiki

2 out of 5
The price is P1,258 per night from 24 Sep to 25 Sep
3.9/5Very Good! (18 reviews)
ROOM CONDITION

"Room 2 condition was not so good and it’s out of expectation"…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

Hotel Shiki
Glex Hotel Signature

Glex Hotel Signature

3 out of 5
The price is P2,026 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
4/5Very Good! (10 reviews)

"Staff very friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Glex Hotel Signature
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Johor Bahru, one of the 6 hostels here could be a great option for you. No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Johor Bahru for a lower cost, so you can save more for sightseeing. We've heard good things about the theme park and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Johor Bahru?

The weather can be a big factor when you're discovering new places, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically May and April, while January and June are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 31° C and night-time temperatures average 23° C
  • April-June: 32° C is the daytime average and 23° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 31° C and night-time averages are around 23° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 31° C during the day and 23° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 76 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Johor Bahru?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Singapore Turf Club
  • National Orchid Garden
  • Chinatown Heritage Center
Natural Features
  • Taman Merdeka
  • Danga Bay
  • Puteri Harbour
Cultural Attractions
  • Sultan Abu Bakar Royal Palace Museum
  • Royal Abu Bakar Museum
  • Johor Bahru Chinese Heritage Museum

In general, Johor Bahru is known for its:

  • Shopping
  • Theme parks
  • Temples

How to Get to Johor Bahru and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Johor Bahru (JHB-Senai Intl.), 8.3 mi (13.3 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Singapore (SIN-Changi), which is 22.3 mi (35.8 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to make use of public transport. If you're eager to see more of the area, head over to JB Sentral to catch a train.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Johor Bahru?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save more for sightseeing. We’ve heard good things about the theme park and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many have private options too), budget prices, and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Johor Bahru?
Ready to book a hostel? These ones get the highest reviews from our customers and might be a good place to start looking: Double K Hostel Johor Bahru - Guests can enjoy free on-the-go breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. You’ll find showers and free toiletries in all rooms. HereHotel.com Dormitory - Located within a 10-minute walk of Sutera Mall. Guests can enjoy a 24-hour front desk and free bottled water. Rooms come with towels, showers, and free toiletries. SPOT ON 89816 Warm Blanket - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers and free toiletries. Attrus By LSE - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Komtar JBCC. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and TV in a common area. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries, and desks. Maple Homestay - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as laundry facilities. You’ll find showers in all rooms.
How many hostels should I expect to find in Johor Bahru?
If you’re hoping to find an affordable place to stay in Johor Bahru, one of Expedia’s 8 hostels could be a great choice for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Johor Bahru?
Good weather’s always better when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats that might be helpful: The hottest months are usually May and April with an average temp of 81°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 80°F. The rainiest months in Johor Bahru are December, November, January, and April, with each month seeing an average of 9 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do in Johor Bahru?
Generally, Johor Bahru is known for its: theme parks and temples. Major attractions include Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru, KSL City Mall, and Johor Bahru City Square. Get out into nature with places like Danga Bay, Puteri Harbour, and Eco Botanic at EcoWorld Gallery. Cultural attractions include Sultan Abu Bakar Royal Palace Museum, Johor Bahru Chinese Heritage Museum, and Singapore Science Centre.
What's the best way to get to and around Johor Bahru while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Johor Bahru in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Johor Bahru (JHB-Senai Intl.), 8.3 mi (13.3 km) away. An alternative is Changi Airport (SIN), located 22.3 mi (35.8 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. If you’re eager to check out more of the area, make your way to JB Sentral to catch a train.