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Thistle Johor Bahru

4.5 of 5 Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru 80720, Malaysia (Formerly Hyatt Regency)
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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff at the Thistle Hotel made my stay very memorable and I would highly recommend this hotel for the wonderful people they have working from the front of the hotel all the way down to the pool area at the Oasis restaurant/bar. Unfortunately I lost the piece of paper that I wrote the names of the staff who were... More

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for choosing Thistle Johor Bahru on your recent visit. Your thoughts are important to us. My team and I are delighted to receive your positive reviews. Thank you very much for letting us know what made your stay a wonderful and comfortable experience. Rest assured I shall brief the whole team including the team members you... More

Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel stands out for me because of its staff, every day I am greeted with a hand on heart smile, Priceless..... always gets my morning off to a great start. Resort feel with its large lagoon type pool that spreads out on two levels, Good Service to be found by the pool staff and great work outs at the... More

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for choosing Thistle Johor Bahru on your recent visit. Your thoughts are important to us. I am glad that you were happy with our service, service team, Gym, Spa and swimming pool. Your positive feedback will be shared with the whole team. We are truly heartened by your encouraging feedback, and it would be our pleasure... More

Singapore
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed a night in the apartment with the Straits View as part of a package to visit Legoland Malaysia. The check-in was at a special executive counter and it was smooth and efficient. The only problem we had with our room was that it was on a smoking floor though we had requested for a non-smoking room as we... More

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for choosing Thistle Johor Bahru on your recent visit. Your thoughts are important to us. I am glad that you were happy with our service, executive check in, bedroom, service team and swimming pool. Your positive feedback will be shared with the whole team. I am sorry for the fact your request for a non-smoking room... More

Melaka, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to take this opportunity to say what a pleasure it was to work with you on my boyfriend’s surprise birthday celebration at Thistle Johor Bahru. The venue set-up was gorgeous, the food was delicious and the whole atmosphere was phenomenal. We know that the success of this event was due in large part to your ability to meet... More

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for choosing Thistle Johor Bahru on your recent visit. Your thoughts are important to us. Thank you for your generous compliments to my team member Sashi, Shah, Fazuan, Akmal, Haziq, Sekar and Fauzi, whose outstanding service made your boyfriend’s surprise birthday celebration at Thistle Johor Bahru experience special and memorable. There has received your kind mention... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a couple of times for work. Service is first class. Superbly clean and comfortable. Quite far from the airport and city but still worth the distance. Breakfast was ok. Definitely recommended for travelers of all sort.

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for choosing Thistle Johor Bahru on your recent visit. Your thoughts are important to us. My team and I are delighted to receive your positive reviews. Thank you very much for letting us know what made your stay a wonderful and comfortable experience. I truly appreciate your kind patronage and look forward to extending our hospitality... More

Sydney Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Thistle Hotel for 3 nights in June 2014 while in JB on business. My room was on the "Executive" floor and had a nice city view. The room itself was spacious, clean and had good amenities. The main advantage on the "Executive" floor is access to the business lounge where a nightly happy hour was available as... More

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for choosing Thistle Johor Bahru on your recent visit. Your thoughts are important to us. My team and I are delighted to receive your positive reviews. Thank you very much for letting us know what made your stay a wonderful and comfortable experience. I truly appreciate your kind patronage and look forward to extending our hospitality... More

London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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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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