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Thistle Johor Bahru

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru 80720, Malaysia (Formerly Hyatt Regency)
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Ranked #8 of 77 hotels in Johor Bahru
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love the hotel..friendly staff ...thank you so much to the Executive Floor Lounge staff & manager especially...Mr Osveen...great pool,,our kids loved it ...also thank you to the staff at the gym for the kickboxing & circuit training!! Massive appreciation to the Manager Mrs Haslinda Eunos for being so helpful & patient with us!! Hope to see u all again... More

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Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the hotel for 5 weeks due to work. I must say that the is among the best hotel that I have experienced so far. The facilities are tip-top, food is delicious and the service is great. All staffs were OK. Last but not least, i must give extra credit to Mizi, the waiter at the lounge, who... More

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I checked into this 5 stars hotel in JB on 10 Aug 2014 with my wife for a honeymoon stay. We parked our car at Thistle Hotel Basement C1 carpark on 10 Aug 2014, 9.30pm. The next morning when we went to collect the car, the car door was forced open and items in the car was stolen. We have... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First we got the twin room, the room is average but the bathroom is so dirty. There are a lot stain on the toilet seat. After that we ask to change the room and they escort us to see the other type of room which is average too, not bigger, nothing special compare our first room but we have to... More

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11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My view on the current stay at JB Thistle Hotel formely known as Hyatt . I put it as average is because of the location. I didnt like it cause going to and from the hotel is a hassle unless you have a car or driver to bring you around otherwise I would would say it is a good hotel... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at hotel for two weeks last year. Many amenities. Staff knowledgeable and English speaking. Close to downtown and great shopping area. Shuttle to Singapore. Large pool. Buffet of Malay food was large.Would stay there again

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently spent 10 days at the Thistle and it was a wonderful experience. The staff were knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. The room was clean and comfortable with stupendous views over the sound. The pool was delightful and attended. The staff i would like to mention in particular are Mizi in the executive lounge, the breakfast hostess Azean, and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best hotel in JB that I've went to so far. Stayed here for 1 month during Ramadhan. Really enjoyed the breakfast/sahur buffet. The food was excellent. The room is very cosy, with a really comfy mattress. Will definitely come here again if given a chance. Thumbs Up!

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome service with delicious food! Friendly staff to guide us. Swimming pool was clean and we really had a good time at the bar "the hive". Definitely will propose this hotel to all my family and friends.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Ias there with a family of 5. My boys just love the bath tub. They can just be there like forever. We had a room checked in facing the clock tower, swimming pool and at night the view was acceptable. One thing need to be improved is that the there is no life guards around the swimming pool. My 4... More

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Address: Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru 80720, Malaysia (Formerly Hyatt Regency)
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Location: Malaysia > Johor > Johor Bahru District > Johor Bahru
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Hotel Class:4.5 star — Thistle Johor Bahru 4.5*
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Whether you're with us for business or pleasure, the Thistle Johor Bahru hotel provides the very best of Malaysia, including our legendary hospitality. At Thistle Johor Bahru we have 382 fully refurbished bedrooms, including 125 executive luxury rooms with spectacular sea views over the Straits of Johor. This Malaysian hotel also boasts 5, an outdoor 'resort-style' swimming pool, and fitness centre with spa. Everything you need in fact to indulge your body and soul in modern luxury and comfort. As you'd expect from a hotel in Malaysia and so close to Singapore, Thistle Johor Bahru also has superb meetings and events facilities making the hotel a prime destination for business. Thanks to our beautiful landscaped grounds, sea views and tropical climate, we are also a popular venue for weddings. ... more   less 
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