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JA Residence Hotel

18 Jalan Wong Ah Fook, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Stayed in the Junior Suite for one night. The moment we entered the hotel, there was a sick stench. The lift had a carpet that we almost tripped over when we entered. The corridors on the 13th floor where we stayed were dirty with litter in every corner. The bathroom of the suite reeked of urine. There was only 1/4... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Stay in a family room. Room was very run down and musty smell in the room and toilet. Made coffee in the room, after 2 hours, small cockroach was in the coffee. The bathroom has no shower gel & shampoo provided, towels were dirty with stains, no slippers provide even when I called Hskp, the staff told me that they... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Stayed here for 2 nights over the weekend. It's the type of hotel for the sake of having a place to stay sort. The rooms are pretty old school and it's spacious. The cleanliness is on the OK side. The plus point for this hotel is that it is near the bus hub to Singapore. The surrounding area is OK,... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

I stayed in this hotel 15 years ago when it was the Mercure, traveling to Johor Bahru for the weekend. This hotel is a lot different now, as it's age is showing. It doesn't seem to have gotten much of a renovation since changing names. Arriving after midnight is a good deal at 100RM for a Deluxe room. The lobby... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Stayed at JA Residence Hotel last weekend. Total 5 adults & 1 infant, taking 1 triple room & 1 double room. Room are reasonable with the price given & nothing to comment as the rate itself telling about the rooms. Just dont expert too high.However the good point is very conveniencea which is the location surrounding by eating places. Also... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

Room was nice, big and good view.. but less amenities..especially bathroom..the pillow smell strange..there is few hair on the floor...anyway, its good value for money since its only RM100 plus per night.. Never expect so much..staff were friendly... Buffet breakfast just fine...not much selection and perfect location for the hotel..

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

When we arrived we were told that seeing as room before checking in was not usually done. We were glad we insisted! We were shown a room on the 11th floor and it was terrible. It had a terrible smell of mould and lots of dark traces of mould and humidity on the walls. It was very hot and humid... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

When we arrived we had to insist to be shown a room. We were told that this is not usually done but finally we could have a look. Happily - as we would never have stayed there, certainly not with our small children! The room was on the 11th floor and all that was great was the view. The room... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

We stayed for 1 night in August 2011. The first room we were given had a very very strong smell of mould. The second room were were given also had a mouldy smell, but was not as strong. It appears that the floors, bathroom sink and toilet had been cleaned. This is where the cleaning ended. Bathroom: The glass shower... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2011

The room conditions & view was ok but breakfast serves was not really into the standard. Not many choice & cold. Have to improve the breakfast menu. Anyhow, Front desk staff was friendly.

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