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Thistle Johor Bahru

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Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru 80720, Malaysia (Formerly Hyatt Regency)
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thistle Johor Bharu having a super good reputation in their website. So after long driving and seminar on the next day at the DOUBLE TREE nearby, me and a friend decide to check in here, Thistle hotel. Without a reservation i entered the lobby and ask about the rate at the reception and compare it with in the Trivago. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for my birthday last April! Fantastic room overlooking the Tebrau Strait. Big bathroom with bathtub. Yummy and comfortable bed! Staff was really helpfull and friendly. Overall experience was fastastic! Will surely be back!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hosted a wedding here last weekend. It was difficult to fault this hotel and it's staff members. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr Hafisz, who is a genuine customer services professional gifted with excellent patience and public relations skills. Thistle staff members who read this post, please pass on this message to him. He has dealt... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, the hotel has been progressing at the right direction in terms of facilities and customer service standard. However, the smoky reception lobby has made zero progress. The reception lobby is frequently filled with smoke as the nearby bar is a smoking area. I was suffering when I was checking in. Even the staff body language acknowledged that the smoke... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another superb stay at the Thistle, made welcome by Sashi and his team. It is the reason. we keep coming back annually and a "go to place" in JB. Sashi and his team made our stay seamless, attended to all our needs/requests and nothing was too difficult. I would thoroughly recommend Thistle for all your accommodation needs. This time I... More 

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ThistleJB, General Manager at Thistle Johor Bahru, responded to this review

Dear RSamuelAustralia, Thank you very much for commending my team members for their outstanding hospitality and service during your recent stay with us. It is truly rewarding for them to realize that they highlighted your positive Thistle Johor Bahru's experience. Your recommendation of the hotel is much appreciated and we look forward to delivering another great Thistle hospitality experiences to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Got a executive room with city view, but the nice reception team upgraded us to sea view. Had a great family bonding time at executive lounge where they serve food with similar service and standard like airline biz lounge. Highly Recommend to take a executive room.

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ThistleJB, General Manager at Thistle Johor Bahru, responded to this review

Dear BK T, Thank you for sharing your positive review of Thistle Johor Bahru, we are delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Johor Bahru. Kind regards, General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Deluxe straits view room on the 10th floor. Room was modern and spacious, and I especially like the beds and pillows which were huge and comfortable. Bathroom was big too which has separate shower and bathtub. The room featured a fantastic view of the straits overseeing Singapore, you can also see the hotel's outdoor swimming pool, and the... More 

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ThistleJB, General Manager at Thistle Johor Bahru, responded to this review

Dear 31mak, Thank you for your kind review of Thistle Johor Bahru, it is always a pleasure when our guests enjoy their stay with us. Your positive feedback on our guest room, the features especially our bed and pillow are much appreciated. My team members are grateful for your positive comments on their service and we are glad that you... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Valiue for money. Chef Eddy was an exceptional. He demonstrate service with his can-do attitude with an extra mile.The view was awesome overseeing Singapore. Breakfast spread was excellent! Definitely will recommend others.

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ThistleJB, General Manager at Thistle Johor Bahru, responded to this review

Dear twistofate71 It is a great pleasure to receive such praise for my team member, who took great care of you during your stay. Chef Eddy has received your compliments with much gratitude. It is rewarding for him to realise that he highlighted your Thistle Johor Bahru experience. Thank you for your recommendation of the hotel. Do stay with us... More 

County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel" is a one-stop stay if you are planning to visit the capital city of Johor in Peninsula Malaysia. It offers first-rate: atmosphere and setting, accommodation and facilities, food services and entertainment, additional amenities and so much more. It rests in a prime location with close proximity to the Straits of Johor. Furthermore, it ensures the best... More 

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ThistleJB, General Manager at Thistle Johor Bahru, responded to this review

Dear June_Dublin, The pleasure was ours to deliver the five-star Thistle hospitality experience that made you and your sister's recent stay with us memorable. Thank you very much for your generous feedback especially your encouraging reviews of our service and facilities. My team and I are delighted that our warm attentive service contributed well towards your wonderful stay. We look... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiancé and I stayed here for 3D2N over the weekend and was pleasantly surprised by the comfort and service provided. Room: The hotel staff was very kind to offer us a free upgrade from a Deluxue sea view room to an apartment. It had a living room, bed room, toilet and a kitchen, which totalled up to probably twice... More 

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ThistleJB, General Manager at Thistle Johor Bahru, responded to this review

Dear jochebedtjq, My team and I were delighted to welcome you and your fiancé to Thistle Johor Bahru and we are glad that both of you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate all your positive feedback on your experience from your arrival to our service and facilities. Your point regarding the breakfast spread, quality and service are noted and... More 

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