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“Good for the price” 3 of 5 stars
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Hallmark Regency Hotel
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   16, Jalan Harimau Taman Abad, Johor Bahru 80250, Malaysia   |  
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Ranked #28 of 78 Hotels in Johor Bahru
Kuala Belait, Brunei Darussalam
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Good for the price”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were very happy with the beds. We stayed in a family room with 1x queen bed and 2 x super singles.
Rooms at back get some noise from the food market ay night.
Only one chair. Get an extra room card as when the card is removed from power pocket everything shuts off...including fridge. So extra card can be left in the room. 2 large plazas nearby and a night market right around the corner a few nights a week. If you get a taxi remember that this hotel is next to Paragon Hotel....all taxis know that...not all know Hallmark.

Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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kota kinabalu
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights during the kids school holidays to Legoland.There were 5 of us 3 adults and 2 kids.We booked family room and add additional bed, the room is really big.When booking please ensure you book with window as we were given without window.Call the hotel before your arrival and request for a room with window. The room comes with free breakfast, so so malaysia breakfast fried mee/char kway teow, bread, rice porridge, scramble eggs, pau, coffee, tea, milk etc.The hotel can arrange for transport to Legoland but its double the fare compared to metered taxi available, please make pre taxi arrangment.The room comes with Astro channel (we only got one chanbel), make sure there is a small astro remote control as they keep asking us where is the small remote for the Astro machine.Total should have aircon remote, TV remote and small Astro remote.There are food stalls right at the back of the hotel with many choices seafood, satays and many more.

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Chennai (Madras), India
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stayed in the family room ( 2 big rooms inter connected ) on 27 and 28 may 2014 , we had a very pleasant stay , hotel staff are very effecient , Location of the hotel is very good ( back side Newyork hotel ) Breakfast was really good.

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The rooms and the aisle had strong smoke stink. AC not very powerful. Restaurant closes after breakfast so you can't really get anything. Breakfast was ok. Staff were quick and efficient. Located close to KSL mall.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The hotel is relatively new, just right next to Hotel Grand Paragon, one of JB's best hotels. The place still smells like paint. Lobby was huge enough to sit in guests waiting for their queue. Elevator was so small that it hardly fits us and our luggages. Room is spacious and comes with an extra sofa bed. I think their walls are quite thin, you could clearly hear through the noises from neighboring rooms.

Breakfast spread was just fair. Nothing fancy.

There was no decent resto near the hotel but we were able to manage having dinner at the open resto located at the back of the hotel with open air movie entertainment. You could see a lot of locals dining in this place.

Staffs were not that good nor too bad. I was happy with the chauffeur who picked us from Legoland. Very smiling and helpful.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Bali, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Ever dreaming of staying at non windows hotel? We've booked 2 deluxe rooms, one double bed and one with twins beds. Our kid room is ok, ours was in the middle of hall and no window at all. In Agoda is clearly indicated that non windows room is cheaper and no one in right mind will ever booked windowless room even though is cheaper.
Their wifi is quite a joke ( I assumed this is all over Malaysia? Since I travel to Kuala Lumpur and Melaka with the same problem too)
Nevertheless is alright if stay short not much to see around and not even a descent food court

Stayed May 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The website is so misleading and make me spend money for tat kind of room which was so so difference from wat the website shown!.. Air-con not working and fridge is good for nothing!.. Complaint to the management but nothing was done!.. Lousy!

Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
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Address: 16, Jalan Harimau Taman Abad, Johor Bahru 80250, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Johor > Johor Bahru District > Johor Bahru
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #28 of 78 Hotels in Johor Bahru
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hallmark Regency Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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