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“Basic and average”
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J Hotel
Ranked #3 of 110 Johor Bahru B&B and Inns
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Reviewed December 1, 2012

Positive when we arrived and check-in at the reception was fast and they were welcoming. Good location, just next to Sutera mall. The room booked was family type with 2 queen beds. We stayed here after our day spent at Legoland. Selected this as the room rate is inexpensive with good reviews. We regretted choosing this hotel as we don't have a good rest at all. The pillows were hard and mattress firm. What I couldn't tolerate was the noise! I could hear music studio next door with drum practices till wee hours past 2 am. Walls were thin you can hear cars passing by as my room was facing the road and the sound of doors closing every now and then. Won't recommend if you want to sleep well for the night. Pay more if you can afford it and stay elsewhere.

Stayed: November 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 28, 2012

Traveling with my wife and mother we choose to stay at their family room which quite decent. Walking distance to Sutera Mall & a lot of food choice around the area since the hotel located in a shop house complex. Since we are traveling with no car and its a bit tough task for us to go anywhere. One can find taxi at the mall but buses only goes to the main road which quite a walk around one and a half kilo. Other than that the hotel is nice enough.

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2  Thank Zaxman
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Reviewed November 20, 2012

Stayed 1 night only, however it's a pleasant stay. The room design is real cool. Room is clean and with basic room amenities. Lots of TV channels to choose. Location is great nearby lots of restaurant,cafes, mall, boutique and a noisy pub/lounge. Everything is great except it's a bit annoying when the pub/lounge started to play its music/live band in the middle of the night. Luckily, my room doesn't have a window.

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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank sheliadecastro
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Reviewed July 29, 2012

This is just a few shophouses linked together and more like a motel.

My first impression from the moment i walk in -- the front desk staff is really bad. When we arrived there around 1:30pm, we were told we are only be able to checkin after 2. We then went for lunch then came back around 2:30pm but we were told the room is not ready yet and another 30 minutes is require. We finally got into the room around 3+, it just a basic room with really basic stuff for you to spend a night there.

The only reason we choose the hotel is because is near to the cafe, karaoke and shopping mall. Location was good, that is the only thing I can say. Nothing else impress me.

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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank sedberg
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Reviewed April 8, 2012

Surprising find for us, we stayed in a family room with 2 queen size bed. It is like those boutique hotels you find in Singapore..only cheaper. It is well-situated, next to a shopping mall, eateries, karaoke lounge, etc. Free parking outside. For the price we paid, we would highly recommend it. If we are going to do a similar no frill holiday, staying at this jHotel come tops in our mind. Will go back. It is really easy to get there via driving, I say 30min to 45 mins away from the causeway.

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled with family
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5  Thank edwynx
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Reviewed March 16, 2012

I spent a Sunday night at the J Hotel in Taman Sutera Utama on the outskirts of Johor Bahru. The hotel is located in a quiet neighbourhood and yet it is within a few minutes walk to a fairly large shopping mall. The hotel is surrounded by hundreds of eateries to suit all budgets and all tastes. There is ample street parking. The hotel has its own security and the front desk staff are friendly, efficient and helpful. The hotel appears to be well-maintained and clean. The family room is not exceptionally big but just adequate. The toilet and shower are separate units. There is a 32-inch flat screen TV in the room. Unfortunately the room lacks a small refrigerator.

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled with family
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1  Thank siowchuan
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Reviewed March 6, 2012

Interesting design rooms in the hotel definitely. We went for the design deck room, found that the room is surprisingly quite small and "squeezy" but it was enough for the three of us as we could add an extra bed under the deck bed. No windows in the room though, which makes us feel a little claustrophobia. Room and bedding was clean and decent.

Cleanliness was merely acceptable although friends who are staying next doors literally had filthy toilets.

Staffs are generally helpful. Only cleaners need to do a much thorough job especially on the wash rooms.

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  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled with friends
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1  Thank KawaiDolce
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Additional Information about J Hotel

Address: No 89 Jalan Sutera Tanjung 8/3 | Taman Sutera Utama, Johor Bahru 81300, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Johor > Johor Bahru District > Johor Bahru
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 110 B&Bs / Inns in Johor Bahru
Price Range: $28 - $37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — J Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
J hotel is strategically located in Iskandar Malaysia, accessible within 30km from Senai Airport, the Woodland or Tuas check points. You may shop-till-you-drop at the Johor Premium Outlet or enjoy a family's day at the Legoland Malaysia, both ceonveniently near at hand. Foodies will be enthralled that we are literately surrounded by over 70 F&B outlets, all within walking distance. ... more   less 
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