Thistle Johor Bahru

ex. Hyatt Regency

Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 80720  show map
 5 stars
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Thistle Johor Bahru

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Shuttle

Free shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

Thistle Johor Bahru is a 15-story hotel in a downtown area of Johor Bahru providing a tennis court, a sauna and a Jacuzzi. Featuring regency architecture, the hotel was renovated in 2009.

This spectacular property is approximately 30 minutes walk from the center of Johor Bahru. It is about 2 km away from the center of Johor Bahru.

Quick access to a zoo and restaurants is provided.

Sultan Ismail Intl airport is within a 25 km distance from the hotel.

Rooms

Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel features 380 guestrooms with complimentary wireless internet, television with satellite channels, a kitchenette, ironing facilities and a work desk. Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel offers rooms with the sea view. Bathrooms come with a hairdryer, a bidet and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Different dishes of fusion cuisine are served at the restaurant. The luxury snack bar features billiards and a terrace. The Hive and Ong Shun Seafood Restaurant are located within 100 meters away.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of MYR 37.95 per person per night. 

Services

Limousines are available for rent at Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel.

Relax

Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel provides guests with cribs and a pool for their children. Guests can keep fit with a gym and a fitness center offered on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   15.  Number of rooms:   380.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Gay friendly
  • Lobby
  • Female traveler room/floor
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiard tables

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Water view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 3 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Thistle Johor Bahru Johor Bahru location
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Hotel Address:

Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 80720

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City Centre
  • Johor Bahru
    4600 ft
Airports
Underground stations
  • Yishun MRT Station
    6.8 mi
  • Underground stations
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    1.5 mi
Restaurants
  • The Hive (cuisine: International)
    300 ft
  • Ong Shun Seafood Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese)
    900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  3 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    380

Hotel Awards

MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedJohor BahruThistle Johor Bahru

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

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Rooms and availability

Premium Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Double or Twin PREMIUM

Premium Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Suite|SUITE PREMIUM

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

SUITE STRAITS-SUITE

City Junior Suite
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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Room Description:

Enjoying views of the sea and city, this spacious suite has a lounge area, a flat-screen TV and tea/coffee making facilities. En suite bathroom has a separate bathtub and shower. Guests enjoy breakfast and evening cocktail at the executive lounge.

Standard Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|FAMILY ROOM STANDARD

Family King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Family Suite 1 King Bed & 1 Single Extra Bed only (2 Adult +2 Children)

Family Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Queen-size bed and 1 Sofa bed

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Room Description:

This family room features a kitchenette.

Superior Double Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Superior|Superior Custom City View

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Deluxe Room - Non-refundable
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Rooms have a tea/coffee maker and a minibar.

Deluxe Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Room Description:

APARTMENT DELUXE

Executive Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Room includes welcome in-room refreshments, Thistle Club Lounge access, evening cocktails and free internet access. Guests enjoy breakfast and evening cocktail at the executive lounge.

Business Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Junior Suite|Junior Suite, Business Lounge Access

Thistle Johor Bahru Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center4300 ft

Places of interest

  • Angry Birds Activity Park1.4 mi
  • JB City Square1.4 mi
  • Hospital Sultanah Aminah2.2 mi
  • Singapore Turf Club3.0 mi

Local attractions

  • Taman Merdeka 1.0 mi
    Jalan Kolam Ayer
  • Pasar Malam1.0 mi
  • Johor Old Chinese Temple1.4 mi
    Jalan Trus Lot 653, Jalan Trus, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Jalan Trus, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Grand Palace Park (Istana Besar) 1.0 mi
  • Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple1.3 mi
    No.22 Lorong Satu Tebrau

Near the hotel

  • Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque3700 ft
    Jalan Gertak Merah

    Restaurants nearby

    • The Hive300 ft

      Address: Jalan Sungai Chat
      Phone: +607 222 9234

      Cuisine: International

    • Tera-Thai Fine Dine Restaurant1900 ft

      Address: 31, Jalan Abdul Samad

      60% likes this, based on 32 reviews
      Cuisine: Thai

    • Tepian Tebrau2500 ft

      Address: Jalan Abu Bakar

      71% likes this, based on 24 reviews

    • Ong Shun Seafood Restaurant900 ft

      Address: 67 Jalan Abdul Samad

      72% likes this, based on 40 reviews
      Cuisine: Chinese

    • Korean House Restaurant1900 ft

      Address: No. 4, Jalan Noja Off Jalan Dapat,
      Phone: 072234485

      80% likes this, based on 10 reviews
      Cuisine: Korean

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  12 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  3 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2009
    • Number of floors:
      15
    • Number of rooms:
      380

    Hotel Awards

    MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedJohor BahruThistle Johor Bahru

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

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    Thistle Johor Bahru Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Thistle Johor Bahru

    Average guest rating

    7.0out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 195 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Value
    6.0
    Dining
    10.0
    Location
    9.0
    Rooms
    3.0
    Service
    8.0

    Guest reviews

    • Pey Lin Eng
      December  2017
      7.2

      I was there many years ago which still under Hyatt, it was a long established five star hotel. For this time we were disappointed due to very rundowns condition in the hotel corridors as well as in our room. Inside our room and toilet surrounded with dirt and fungus.

      Breakfast variety was good. Food in Oasis and Grass was fantastic!

      Poor service may be due to festive season!

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    • Couple
      8.2

      The service staff was friendly, and the room was great at the price. Nice view as well.

      The buffet breakfast was not up to standard for a 5 star hotel

    • Group of friends
      9.2

      I like the layout of my room and especially when I was upgraded to sea view which was part of the package. It was completely more than I had expected.All staff were courteous and polite. They tried to assist where ever possible. The hotel is quite innovative as well with their services - 'Knock Knock for all your needs'

      Basic amenities i.e soap/shampoo were not provided and we had to ask for it. Also a hair dryer would have been appreciated. The room we stayed in did not come with a safe deposit box and it would be very good if this was provided so that we did not had to worry about the safety of our belongings i.e passport, cash.

    • Couple
      7.8

      very good swimming pool, gym

      the fiesta charges too expensive

    • Group of friends
      4.6

      the location is out of place, you need a taxi every time u want to go out. front office staff seem at lost, just follow the hotel do & don't thing.

    • Family with children
      8.2

      The Staff were all very friendly and keen to help. Our rooms were very spacious and clean and we found them really comfortable- we especially liked the bathroom with its large window into the bedroom which meant you could luxuriate in a bath while watching TV!! Our children loved the pool area which was kept immaculate and was never too busy.We took a Taxi from this Hotel to Singapore and were taken easily through Immigration/Customs, it took about 45 mins and cost around £25 for a family of 5, which we felt was good taking into account the huge savings we were making by not staying in Singapore accom. All in all we had a great stay here and would return.

    • Family with children
      4.6

      The toilets at hotel lobby are smelly & dirty

    • Family with children
      9.2

      My kids love the place even though we check in late at 5pm and we don't have time to explore. We'll be back for sure!

      When i browse thru the service contact i can't fine the direct contact no for the room service or the 'Knock Knock' dining room service. Everytime i need something i hv to call the operator.

    • Single
      6.6

      Very nice pool and gym, choice of resturants, pleasant spacious room and nice bathroom with sepaate bath and shower.

      Room floor not clean on arrival, and not cleaned up when asked. Staff pleasant but not knowledgable or particularly helpful. Poor internet access - only 1 computer for wholoe hotel

    • Group of friends
      5.8

      The food

      The check in should be at 2. But we had to wait for slightly more than 1 1/2 hour fir the room. When asked why the delay, the counter staff was not tactful in answer and showed sign of impatience.

    • Older travelers
      6.2

      The room service is very slow watever we order need to take a long time then delivered to my room. No fridge when we request one from the front desk but never come also never inform.

    • Single
      6.2

      Rooms are large. Beds are comfortable

      The chair in my room has crumbs on it, I think from the previous occupant. Cable TV could have more selections

    • Family with children
      6.6

      There were people smoking near the children's pool - inappropriate. Plus the breakfast selection was just average. Not many varieties unlike many other hotels in Malaysia. The staffs were not as friendly, esp the waiters at the breakfast venue. They avoided eye contact, perhaps to not notice guests who were calling for refills etc. Very basic service

    • Family with children
      6.6

      Nice spacious and well refurbished rooms, rates were not fantastic but affordable , swimming pool area ere big and enjoyable.The frontline staff was wonderful enough to upgrade of of my deluxe rooms to a suite as he had made a mistake initially of giving me connecting rooms that has guests checking in 10 minutes before!It was a huge embarassment that we tap our cards and found guests in the room assigned to both of us! But he ore than made for it as the suite room was astonishing!

      For a reputed 5 star hotel, reckon the service from the frontline staff leave much to be desired and can be severely improved. Rooms were not ready for check in even after we arrive at 4pm.We boook 4 rooms in all and a request for connecting rooms and/or same floor were not met initially , but only met when we check in and had to request for it again.Even then, some of the rooms did not have soap , indicating it was not fully inspected welll before being released to the guest.The basement parking area could do refurbishment too, with just a new coat of paint.it poorly potrays the nice , new look on the outside, but terrible below.Additionallythere was another scenario where the forntline staff did not react like a 5 star hotel service.

    • Family with children
      5.0

      The front desk staffs is no so friendly and helpful

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Thistle Johor Bahru Johor Bahru location
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    Hotel Address:

    Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 80720

    Get directions
    City Centre
    • Johor Bahru
      4600 ft
    Airports
    Underground stations
    • Yishun MRT Station
      6.8 mi
    • Underground stations
      400 ft
    • Bus stop
      1.5 mi
    Restaurants
    • The Hive (cuisine: International)
      300 ft
    • Ong Shun Seafood Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese)
      900 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  12 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  3 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2009
    • Number of floors:
      15
    • Number of rooms:
      380

    Hotel Awards

    MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedJohor BahruThistle Johor Bahru

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

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