Thistle Johor Bahru

Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru 80100 Malaysia (MYS)
4.0 Star Property
1.461536103.743010
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3.5/5

Based on 1565 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • Shuttle to airport available
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 382 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 17 floors
  • Hotel has 13 suites
  • Check-in time: 14:00PM
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Group friendly rating of 8.3/10
  • 8 meeting rooms in hotel

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Room Types

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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe City View Twin
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe King Room with Sea View King Bed
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room Sea View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room with Double Bed City View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room with Sea View Single Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Sea View King Room
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Sea View Twin Room
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Single Room Sea View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Straits View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Twin Room
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Twin Room with Sea View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Deluxe Straits View
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble or Twin Deluxe Sea View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesExecutive
Non-Smoking
Check RatesExecutive King Bed
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesExecutive King Room with Sea View King Bed
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Check RatesExecutive Single Room Sea View
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Check RatesExecutive Twin Room with Sea View Single Bed
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Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

1) Legoland 2) Hello Kitty Town 3) Johor Premium Outlet 4) City Square Shopping Mall 5) Kite Museum
3.5 out of 5. Based on 1565 guest reviews

Property Description

Whether you're with us for business or pleasure, the Thistle Johor Bahruhotel 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.“A choice of hotel rooms for your next stay in Malaysia.”Whether you're in Malaysia for business, a romantic break, honeymoon or theholiday-of-a-lifetime with the family, our rooms at Thistle Johor Bahru haveeverything you need for a relaxing, comfortable stay.All 380 rooms in this newly-refurbished hotel are air-conditioned, en-suite andhave high-speed wireless broadband internet access.“The most relaxing place to do business in Malaysia “Just minutes by road from Singapore, Thistle Johor Bahru provides an ideal venuefor business meetings and events or family occasions.Our largest function room, the Orchid Ballroom, seats up to 600 people theatre style,making it suitable for large conferences, banqueting and as a wedding venue: it can also be divided into three smaller spaces if required, each seating 200 to 250 people.We have seven further meeting rooms, which can be hired in any combination andlayout you require for board and team meetings, training sessions,presentations,interviews and private dining for parties of up to 50 guests.“Mix business with pleasure”You can choose from a wide range of refreshments, including healthy options, andmake use of our Glass and Oasis restaurants, Hive Bar & Grill and Steps Lounge. And whether you're planning a board meeting or a birthday bash, our dedicatedMeetings & Events team will help you from start to finish.So when you're searching for a wedding venue or doing business in Malaysia, lookno further than Thistle Johor Bahru.“For a wedding in Malaysia, nothing else comes close.”Your choice of wedding venue is a huge decision. At Thistle Johor Bahru, we provide a completely bespoke wedding service, in which every aspect of your day, from the room layout to the wine list, food to flower arrangements, is yours to choose.The brand-new Orchid Ballroom seats up to 1,000 guests for a wedding banquet, or600 for an evening reception. This elegant room has no pillars, adding to the sense of space and grandeur. You can also include our poolside area, Executive Lounge and Arondina's Outdoor Terrace in your plans.“Your wedding, your way”From start to finish, we'll put all our facilities, people and experience at your disposal. Total flexibility, with the peace of mind of an all-inclusive price: choose Thistle Johor Bahru and you can be sure you're in the best possible hands.Whether you're with us on business, for pleasure, or attending or organising anevent, our Malaysia hotel has all the facilities you need for an relaxing, enjoyable stay.With Free WiFi available hotel-wide, it's easy to keep in touch with home, the office and the wider world.Room service is available to all our guests, 24 hours a day. We offer a wide range of meals and drinks; please see the menu in your room. If you're travelling to Thistle Johor Bahru by car, we have parking available on-site;you can park overnight for just £8. Please note there's a height restriction of 1.9m! There's also an NCP car park nearby.We also have an outdoor two-level Resort-style swimming pool, plus a separatechildren's pool, surrounded by palm trees and mature landscaped gardens.Body Work Fitness & Spa is our fully-equipped fitness centre, with a complete range of weights and cardiovascular machines. We also have two tennis courts, and separate male/female locker rooms with massage, sauna,whirlpool and spa treatments.

Green Sustainability

Reusable key cardsOther Green Initiatives have been planned and are being implemented.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 14:00PM
Check Out: 12:00NOON
Year of Last Renovation: 2009
Floors: 17
Rooms: 382
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 183
Handicap Rooms: 3
Suites: 13
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 8 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 13978 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 6630 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.2 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 6AM - 1AM
Pool Info:
Operation hour - 6am - 9pmOutdoor
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual - 48hrsGroup - Any cancellation of rooms after confirmation will result in a penalty fee of one nights accommodation charges
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 50%
Total Taxes: 16.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 33.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 45.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 95.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • DVD Player
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private car parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Shop
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Valet Parking
  • Movies in room
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Breakfast in room
  • Golf course on hotel grounds

Airport & Shuttle Information

1) Senai Airport 40KM from hotel RM80nett per way 2) Changi Airport 55KM

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Pet Friendly?

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Thistle Johor Bahru

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Thistle Johor Bahru.

Feel free to use the Thistle Johor Bahru meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Johor Bahru event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Orchi Ballroom 65 x 102 x 24 6630552/55238627615919015941/33736663663
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Orchi Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
6630 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
65 x 102 x 24 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Hibiscus & Alamanda 25 x 50 x 9 125070/7070423030308/6804030
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Hibiscus & Alamanda

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1250 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 50 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Dahlia & Seroja 25 x 38 x 9 95048/6030362327236/5803036
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Dahlia & Seroja

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
950 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 38 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Rafflesia & Jasmine 25 x 50 x 9 125064/8040483036308/61004030
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Rafflesia & Jasmine

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1250 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 50 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Kenanga 22 x 24 x 9 528--/----------10--/--------
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Kenanga

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
528 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
22 x 24 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Ixora 20 x 25 x 9 500--/----------10--/--------
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Ixora

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
500 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
20 x 25 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Fresh 115 x 22 x 8 2530128/160----------16/13------
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Fresh

Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
2530 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
115 x 22 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Arondina 17 x 20 x 9 340--/----------10--/--------
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Arondina

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
340 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
17 x 20 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
17
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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FAQs about Thistle Johor Bahru

What time is check in?

Check in time is 14:00PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00NOON based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Thistle Johor Bahru have?

There are 382 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Thistle Johor Bahru?

Yes, they have 8 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

Can I get a AAA rate at Thistle Johor Bahru?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Thistle Johor Bahru?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a gym at Thistle Johor Bahru?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there room service at Thistle Johor Bahru?

Yes. Room service is average. About half of guests found the room service acceptable.

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Shopping is ok. Most guests were satisfied with the proximity to shopping.

Is there shuttle service?

Yes. 1) Senai Airport 40KM from hotel RM80nett per way 2) Changi Airport 55KM Good shuttle service. Most guests were happy with the shuttle service.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. WiFi system needs upgrading. No WiFi coverage. No Wifi. WiFi didn't work. Wifi quality could be improved. Most guests said the wifi quality was bad.

Is there a pool at Thistle Johor Bahru?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Operation hour - 6am - 9pmOutdoor.

Testimonials:

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