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JB Central Hotel

Merlin Tower, Jalan Meldrum, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
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Ranked #69 of 77 hotels in Johor Bahru
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I had book this hotel Via Asia web, the package stated include breakfast for two and included full buffet breakfast. When I went to the reception next morning to the buffet location, they told us that the don't serve buffet during Ramadan month only serve a la cart like bread and butter, fried noodle and fried rice, the worst thing... More

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Kuching, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Been bitten by bed bugs but the reception didn't offer any apology and just said ' I also don't know. ' Even didn't initiative to change room for us until I demand so. And the King bed size doesn't seem like the right size. More to Queen size. However the room is spacious and air con is cold and it's... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Upon entering the hotel I was shock that the lobby was dirty and rubbish are everywhere in the lobby .A young guy Receptionist are very extremely unfriendly , rude and no grooming standard.. you cant imagine such behavior of any service provider are actually existed at this hotel. The room are old , toilet are very dirty , lift are... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Room had a stale smell upon entering, fortunately the windows could be opened to allow some ventilation. The room seems to be vacant for a long period of time as it was a little dusty and I felt itchy while in the room. Aircon was functioning properly and was cold which was a good thing. TV signal was not good,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Very old hotel . Room was big and old need to have full renovation. Air con remote controller intermittent . Room for three only given 2 towel . Shower with soap not liquid type .Breakfast the worse I ever have. .This the first and the last I staying there.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

I walked in they say fully booked. I managed to find a LAN gaming shop to access Internet inthe middle of the night n do a booking and call the hotel they told me to print out for checking in. As a foreigner n in the middle of the night how to have print out?? And is it safe to... More

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Hotel is not value for money as it stated i rather pay for Grand Sentosa Hotel for budget stayover. Basic Hotel Needs not fulfilled - Room 405 Air Con is Ducted air con but air con is not working blowing non-cold air throughout the night despite a short repair by the technician - Service is slow, we have to ring... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

The room is big enough! But the matress is so hard, the toilet so old, the tv signals is so poor, everything is too old design but asking the price like 3 stars! Only location is good. Please do rebovation your hotel! After u do, it might be the best hotel in jb! For sure a lot of people will... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

I had stayed there for 2 days...environmental hotel is old n lift is old. i looked around in a room (twin beds)...some things not provide for people to use as a mini bar,bathtab,etc...decoration room look old...breakfast is not attractive...matters and pillow cases are hard..blanket is not thick and not soft ..hairdryer is break. Lamp have no auto conttol (switch on/off... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

The room spacious but it was old room, with old,hard and uncomfortable matress as if sleep on the carpet. I think this hotel has staff management issue coz only 1 reception staff at most of the time(pity that guy). I definitely will never stay at this hotel anymore, but the location is good.

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Address: Merlin Tower, Jalan Meldrum, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Johor > Johor Bahru District > Johor Bahru
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