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Overview of 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

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Temperature checks

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSultan Abu Bakar State Mosque14 min walk
    Popular LocationJohor Bahru City Square6 min drive
    Popular LocationDanga Bay9 min drive
    AirportJohor Bahru (JHB-Senai Intl.)34 min drive
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  • Executive Seaview Twin Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 36 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsExecutive Seaview Twin Room
  • Executive Seaview King Room

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 36 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Seaview King Room
  • Family Suite 1 King Bed & 1 Single Extra Bed only (2 Adult +2 Children)

    Room amenities

    • 72 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsFamily Suite 1 King Bed & 1 Single Extra Bed only (2 Adult +2 Children)
  • Deluxe Twin Room

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 32 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Twin Room
  • Executive Twin Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 36 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsExecutive Twin Room
  • Deluxe Seaview Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 36 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Seaview Twin Room
  • Deluxe King Room

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 32 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe King Room
  • Junior Suite

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 72 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite
  • Thistle Suite

    Room amenities

    • 72 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsThistle Suite
  • Executive King Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 36 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive King Room
  • Deluxe Seaview King Room

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 36 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Seaview King Room

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.
Visit our Johor Bahru travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque - 14 min walk
  • Johor Bahru City Square - 6 min drive
  • Danga Bay - 9 min drive
  • KSL City Mall - 9 min drive
  • Mydin Shopping Centre - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • JB Sentral - 8 min drive
  • Kranji Station - 9 min drive
  • AirportJohor Bahru (JHB-Senai Intl.) - 34 min drive

Restaurants

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

About this property

Thistle Johor Bahru

Luxury Johor Bahru hotel in Central District, near Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque
This hotel features 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas and a free shopping center shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, an outdoor tennis court, and a conference center 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 complimentary toiletries.

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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

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

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: MYR 7 per night
  • RV/bus/truck parking
  • Limited parking spaces
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • 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
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Aerobics classes
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Pilates classes
  • Tennis
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

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

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

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
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • 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.
It is property policy that all guests must wear a face mask within public areas of the property.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 2 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Bar/Lounge(s)
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Shuttle services
  • Swimming pool

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 July 1, 2021. 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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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

We should mention

Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Thistle Johor Bahru and receive a full refund?
Yes, Thistle Johor Bahru offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Thistle Johor Bahru cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Thistle Johor Bahru?
As of Nov 23, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Thistle Johor Bahru on Dec 4, 2020 start from P1,219, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Thistle Johor Bahru have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Pool access is from 9:00 AM–5:00 PM.
Is Thistle Johor Bahru pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Thistle Johor Bahru?
Valet parking is available for MYR 7 per night. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at Thistle Johor Bahru?
Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Thistle Johor Bahru?
Check-out is at noon.
Does Thistle Johor Bahru provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Thistle Johor Bahru located?
Located in Central District, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque and Johor Zoo. Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple and Sultan Ibrahim Building are also within 3 mi (5 km).
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3.7/5

Cleanliness

3.9/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

3.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveler
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Sad face IconDisliked: 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
Happy face iconLiked: 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

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

3/5 Okay

Business traveler
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, room comfort
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Non of the plug can be use to charge my phone except the one for TV. Toilet have bad smell. Not enough lighting in the room.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler, Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
room is spacious, the staff is helpful, overall are satisfied
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

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