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Meldrum Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No.1, Jalan Siu Nam (Meldrum),, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
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Ranked #58 of 78 Hotels in Johor Bahru
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few minute walk away from the Johor Bahru immigration, Meldrum has been a home for a friend and I during desperate times. We were scavenging for a cheap-rated hotel with wifi, and amidst that long street we found Meldrum. Checking in was a sigh of relief. We were greeted by a nice Filipina receptionist who assisted us and gave... More

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Batam, Indonesia
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I chose this hotel because it did not get a room at the hotel that I ever stay before. Since it's only for overnight transit and I must check out in the early morning so I chose this hotel with good expectations like what I have experience in the other hotel nearby. When we checked in the receptionist and her... More

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Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I initially booked a standard room. I arrived to find that it was a smoking room, which I had not been informed of or agreed to. The room stunk of stale smoke and of durian. I asked to be changed to a non-smoking room, and was informed that I would have to upgrade to a more expensive room. Management would... More

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Victoria, Canada
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169 reviews 169 reviews
46 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

WOW....So good. Simple walking distance to JB Sentral, great service, clean rooms, and it's cheap!!!! Way cheaper to stay here and bus into Singapore everyday. A/C, hot shower, free water bottles, safe drinking water, elevator, free wifi, 24 reception, really close to everything in JB, perfect. Shared bathroom and no windows in room so set an alarm! Definitly the cheaper... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Clean, cheap, good. I was staying one night and I had 8 bags. Staffs helped me carry all my bags to my room. Nearby food centers which operate till early am. Near to city square and JB-singapore border

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This has got to be one of the worst hotels we've ever stayed in, in a prettty awful city. The 2 rooms we had were both run down, the bathroom plumbing was all rusted, the curtains & some of the blanket s had cigarette burns in them, some of the sheets had stains on them, the airconditioner (split system on... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Scary that somebody opened my door 6:49 am without knocking! I was inside and my key cards were inserted for power so I wonder why does a security guard has a master key! i'm really sure i heard a female voice but the cctv showed a male security guard??!! There is really something wrong! I complained at the counter but... More

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Sri Kembangan, Malaysia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013 via mobile

stayed here as its close to my Jobsite. usually i will stay at Citrus hotel. wanna try something new so picked up Meldrum. During regiatration, front desk staff indirectly forced me to apply membership which i need to pay RM12. i could have stop her doing that but when i realize what they are doing, its already registered. anyway, the... More

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Jurong, null, Singapore
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Conveniently located.i hope that I can swimming in the pool someday..I mean meldrum hotel swimming pool..ahahah..maybe soon..keep it up..improve always needed. .mat ...nani..hmmm they're good staff.. :) I can't say more. .I'm always feel good staying here.. :)

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Helsinki, Finland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
40 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Taking the bus to Melaka the next morning, the big question for me was whether to stay the night in Singapore or go over the border to Johor Bahru, as I had heard some less charming things about the city of JB. I chose the all-Malaysian option, and I am happy I did. There was absolutely nothing wrong with the... More

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Address: No.1, Jalan Siu Nam (Meldrum),, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Johor > Johor Bahru District > Johor Bahru
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Meldrum Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 107
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