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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for lunch with friends at Glass Restaurant. Had a wonderful time there. The food was great. But most importantly, the service was excellent. Thanks to the Manager, Mr Nizam and Mr Azmi who were very helpful and patient in entertaining the guests. Kudos to team his team for providing us with such a pleasant experience there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Me & my husband stayed a night here. The Receptionist was very friendly. The environment is clean & the room is clean too. But what put me off was the carpet. My husband thought it was dirt at first. But after taking a closer look, it was a burnt mark caused by iron. But other then that, its a pretty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thistle was one of the better hotels that I've stayed at in Johor Bahru. The amenities and pool facilities are clean and pretty. The room is spacious. They offer free wifi as well. The only downside is that it's far from anywhere, therefore you will need to call a cab. Their dinner was good as well.

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

Dear Amirah A, Thank you for sharing your insights from your recent experience at Thistle Johor Bahru, we appreciate receiving all feedback from our guests. Whilst we are glad that you were happy with the amenities, facilities as well as our spacious room, we have noted your comments on our location. It is always nice hearing back from our guests... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros: - Less crowded than the more popular KSL. - Plenty of restaurant nearby. There is even a stall selling fried banana next to the hotel called Pisang Mawar. If you prefer fast food, there are also KFC n Mcdonald nearby. - Breakfast has plenty of choices. - Swimming pools are large and they have separate pool for children. Surrounded... More 

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

Dear Faizal I, My team and I thank you for staying with us during your recent visit. I am elated to hear that you had a comfortable stay with us and to receive your lavish praise on our hotel's ambiance, comfy bed, breakfast spread as well as our swimming pool. Your point regarding the food quality is noted and will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room: I had a decently enjoyable one night stay at Thistle JB. Room was spacious enough for 2 adults, amenities were good for a short stay (comes with 2 bottles of water, usual minibar and condiments for tea/coffee making facilities which came with a CBTL coffee maker with 3 coffee pods too!). Closet comes equipped with hangers, safety deposit box,... More 

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

Dear mcrulu, Thank you for choosing Thistle Johor Bahru on your recent visit. Your thoughts are important to us. Thank you for your generous compliments especially with regards to our facilities and service. We are truly heartened by your encouraging feedback and recommendation of the hotel, and it would be our pleasure to deliver more great Thistle hospitality experiences to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was;t a cheap hotel, I paid $100 per night. Perhaps it was the peak period, but regardless, the money was worth it as the stay was good. While I did not purchase the breakfast package (as you can easily walk out anywhere in JB to get great food in the morning), the hotel stay was great, the pool looked... More 

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

Dear Krishy M, My team and I thank you for staying with us during your recent visit. I am elated to hear that you had a perfect stay with us and to receive your lavish praise on our hotel's ambiance, room cleanliness, WiFi as well as our swimming pool. Your brilliant feedback is a testimony of our colleagues’ commitment towards... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi, i was check thistle on 10/9. The deco room was Ok. But the housekeeping late give me towel.i have to call 3 times.and staff to front desk, plz smile to guest and respect guest. I never checkin thistle again. Thanks U Management.

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

Dear Nur M, I am most concerned to learn of the difficulties you encountered and I truly regret the inconvenience and impact caused. Please accept my profuse apologies as clearly what occurred is not acceptable. I am also sorry that the service shortfalls you experienced have understandably affected your impression of the hotel and had an impact on your stay.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

- Check-in was okay - Hotel looks very worn and in need of a renovation - Room is decent but there was a dubious looking stain in the bathtub - Bed is soft and comfortable - Food at the executive lounge was not within our expectations - Not sure why people are allowed to smoke indoors anymore, if you're bothered... More 

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

Dear Lim H, Thank you for choosing Thistle Johor Bahru on your recent visit. Your thoughts are important to us. I appreciate the time you have afforded to detail your comments and I am very disappointed to learn that we did not meet your expectation on this occasion. Rest assured, I have followed up your feedback with the team highlighting... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ballroom is huge, a good size for 50 tables that we had. And the restrooms are clean and well maintained. Sadly, i dont think Thistle is able to hold such a big function. The shortage of banquet staff caused some delays in the food being brought out to some tables and drinks were only refilled once. Most of the... More 

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

Dear Laenie_K, Thank you for the honest feedback on your recent experience at Thistle Johor Bahru, and we do sincerely apologise for not having met your expectations at various levels. Providing a quality guest experience is very important to us and the team is committed to delivering that consistently. Your valuable feedback in this respect is truly appreciated and we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

really memorable stay..relax environment . suitable place to refresh and resign our selves to full relaxation. the view is really fascinating. .a full view of the sea, the watch tower and event the magnificent local football club's training ground. the room really nice and the price is really reasonable start from rm298 for deluxe sea view (based on the price... More 

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

Dear castiel21, My team and I are delighted that you enjoyed a comfortable stay during your recent visit to Thistle Johor Bahru - we thank you for your generous review. It was our pleasure to have you with us and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Rashid Gallyot General Manager More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Thistle Johor Bahru

Address: Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru 80100, Malaysia (Formerly Hyatt Regency)
Location: Malaysia > Johor > Johor Bahru District > Johor Bahru
Price Range: $56 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Thistle Johor Bahru 4.5*
Number of rooms: 382
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#1 Spa Hotel in Johor Bahru
#2 Business Hotel in Johor Bahru
#7 Luxury Hotel in Johor Bahru
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