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Hotel RIA
Ranked #93 of 109 Hotels in Johor Bahru
Flensburg, Germany
Level 6 Contributor
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Average”
Reviewed December 30, 2013

Hmmm... When booking I knew it was a bit far away from the city centre but I did not expect to live around at least 100 auto-dealers and next to a very smelly sewer...but 63 MYR per night is ok taken the fair room into consideration with perfect working Optic high fiber WiFi and air-condition
Be patient when you have to cross the road.. allow yourself at least 5-10 minutes as the traffic is very heavy and NO ONE has respect for pedestrians.
No facilities at the hotel what so ever... Not even a cup of coffee or a vending-machine with soft drinks but don`t worry as 7-11 and another "mart" is very near by.
Staff was very friendly and helpfull

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed August 6, 2013

This place is absolutely awful. The location is far from town - seeing as there is not much public transport in Johor Bahru, if you aren't driving then you're stuck. It's across the street from karaoke bar - so don't expect to get any sleep before 2am. The daytime receptionist is okay, but the nighttime receptionist barely speaks a word of English - even checking with her was a mission. Towels were threadbare, and my bathroom had a permanent puddle of water because it can't reach the drain - this is disgusting when you first walk in. Yes, it's supposed to be a budget hotel - but I've seen better budget hotels.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
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Property: Hotel RIA
Address: No 42 Jalan Rosmerah 3 / 2 | Taman Johor Jaya, Johor Bahru 81100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Johor > Johor Bahru District > Johor Bahru
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #93 of 109 Hotels in Johor Bahru
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel RIA 2*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
RIA Hotel is a boutique hotel located in johor bahru Malaysia. It is just a 15mins drive from the malaysia custom. We have a total of 38 rooms each fully equipped with air-conditioning, workdesk, remote-controlled TV and excellent WIFI coverage.RIA hotel features a wide range of onsite facilities that include around the clock CCTV surveilliance, free parking,free hi-speed fiber internet(TM UNIFI) and 24h room services. Located within walking distance from the taman molek business district, various international banks and government agencies are conveniently within reach. During your stay at RIA Hotel leisure travellers can expect entertainment like massage, pubs, bars, sports complex and shopping outlet. ... more   less 
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