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Thistle Johor Bahru

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Down comforters, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Down comforters, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Thistle Johor Bahru

Thistle Johor Bahru

4.5 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing
  • Temperature checks
Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru, Johor, 80100

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSultan Abu Bakar State Mosque14 min walk
  • Popular LocationMasjid Negeri Sultan Abu Bakar15 min walk
  • Popular LocationJohor Zoo16 min walk
  • AirportJohor Bahru (JHB-Senai Intl.)25 min drive

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About this area

Johor Bahru

Located in Johor Bahru, Thistle Johor Bahru is in the city center and on the waterfront. Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple and Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Johor Bahru City Square and AEON Tebrau City. Johor Zoo and Angry Birds Activity Park Johor Bahru are not to be missed. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque - 14 min walk
  • Masjid Negeri Sultan Abu Bakar - 15 min walk
  • Johor Zoo - 16 min walk
  • Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple - 3 min drive
  • Sultan Abu Bakar Royal Palace Museum - 4 min drive

Restaurants

  • Glass – Pool-view restaurant. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Oasis – Poolside restaurant. Serves dinner.

Getting around

  • JB Sentral - 3 min drive
  • Kranji Station - 9 min drive
  • Senai International Airport (JHB) - 25 min drive

About this property

Thistle Johor Bahru

Luxury Johor Bahru hotel in Central District, near Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque
Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and a free shopping center shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a snack bar/deli are onsite. All 382 rooms offer free WiFi, minibars, and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include room service, coffee makers, and down comforters.
Thistle Johor Bahru offers 382 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature down comforters. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, slippers, bidets, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Crystal Leaf. Services include massages.

The spa is open select days.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking on site (MYR 7 per night)
  • RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free shopping center shuttle
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: MYR 40 for adults and MYR 20 for children
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Aerobics classes
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Pilates classes
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Malay

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Massages
  • Spa open select days

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • LCD TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Customers may be requested by the property to provide documentation of recent travel history (such as showing passport immigration stamps) and/or complete a health declaration.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property beginning January 1, 2023. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: MYR 40 for adults and MYR 20 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: MYR 7 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

3.8

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 246 out of 998 reviews
5 - Excellent 25%
Rating 4 - Good. 437 out of 998 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 195 out of 998 reviews
3 - Okay 20%
Rating 2 - Poor. 86 out of 998 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 34 out of 998 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

3.7/5

Cleanliness

3.9/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

3.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Business traveler
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lousy
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Liked: Room comfort
Disliked: Cleanliness
Average
Room condition is average. The bathroom is not well cleaned. There is a lot of hair here and there.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Mehhh...
Overall our stay at thistle is nice. Check in can be a bit hassle as it took the staff almost 5 minutes to prepare the forms and everything.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020