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1 room, 2 adults

Thistle Johor Bahru

4.5-star4.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Children's pool
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free WiFi
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru, Johor, 80100, Malaysia

Waterfront hotel with 2 restaurants, near Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Children's pool
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Free WiFi
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
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Great location
Fantastic service
Room is all right
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved

Thistle Johor Bahru

from £34
  • Deluxe King Room
  • Deluxe Seaview King Room
  • Executive Seaview King Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Family Suite 1 King Bed & 1 Single Extra Bed only (2 Adult +2 Children)
  • Deluxe Twin Room
  • Deluxe Seaview Twin Room
  • Executive King Room
  • Executive Twin Room
  • Executive Seaview Twin Room
  • Thistle Suite

What’s around Thistle Johor Bahru


  • In Central District
  • Johor Bahru City Square - 37-min walk
  • Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque - 14-min walk
  • Johor Zoo - 16-min walk
  • Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple - 34-min walk
  • Sultan Ibrahim Building - 36-min walk
  • Angry Birds Activity Park Johor Bahru - 38-min walk
  • AEON Tebrau City - 10.3 mi / 16.6 km

Getting around

  • Johor Bahru (JHB-Senai Intl.) 32-min drive
  • Singapore (SIN-Changi) 43-min drive
  • Singapore (XSP-Seletar) 32-min drive
  • JB Sentral 8-min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free shopping centre shuttle

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 382 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 17 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle *


  • Free self parking (limited)

  • Valet parking (limited) *

  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking


  • Free shopping centre shuttle

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Tennis on site
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • Conference centre
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Malay

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Glass – Overlooking the pool, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Oasis – This poolside restaurant only serves dinner.

Thistle Johor Bahru’s small print

Also known as

  • Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel
  • Thistle Johor Bahru
  • Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel Johor Bahru
  • Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel
  • Thistle Johor Bahru Johor Bahru
  • Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel Johor Bahru
  • Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel
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The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Parking height restrictions apply.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and enhanced cleanliness.

The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia) guidelines.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs MYR 7 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of MYR 40 for adults and MYR 20 for children (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Thistle Johor Bahru

  • Does Thistle Johor Bahru offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Thistle Johor Bahru does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Thistle Johor Bahru?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
  • Is there a pool at Thistle Johor Bahru?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Thistle Johor Bahru?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Thistle Johor Bahru?
    You can check in starting at 3:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Thistle Johor Bahru?
    Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants.
  • Is an airport shuttle service offered by Thistle Johor Bahru?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
  • What is there to do near Thistle Johor Bahru?
    Recommended spots to visit include Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque (14-min walk) and Johor Zoo (0.8 mi), along with Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple (1.8 mi) and Sultan Ibrahim Building (1.9 mi).

Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 475 reviews

Fair 4.0
Standard dropping from good to very poor
We always book thistle whenever we come over to JB. This time round,we were utterly disappointed. Nothing except for the the quiet location. Housekeeping was extremely poor, waited for almost 1hr before the staff send it to the room. Toilet maintenance was very poor and because of that, we changed change 3 room, 1st room, difficulty to flush toilet bowl, 2nd room, urine stain all over the toilet bowl cover.
gb2 night family trip
Very good 8.0
My Thistle stay
Hot water wasn't working
gb1 night business trip
Poor 2.0
cannot say its 4.5 star hotel can say 3 star it doesn't have the great cleanliness ,booked for deluxe king size but given twin single room when asked saying no room available which is not nice since i have booked for two week before and room service was not good keeping the same bedsheet just putting it back old sheet its not exceptable even if your alone in the room.
S, gb6 night trip
Poor 2.0
bad experience
i was dissapointed with the room's conditions. it was a not value for money. the furnitures were run down and the air condition system was not working optimally as result room was stuffy. but the hotel manager was kind enough to allow me to switch to another room which was much better. the staff were great but i was really dissapointed with the room's conditions.
rizal, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
weekend getaway
overall pleasant stay, food is average
gb1 night trip
Good 6.0
Non of the plug can be use to charge my phone except the one for TV. Toilet have bad smell. Not enough lighting in the room.
Seow khing, my1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Good condition in room except for the toilet.
Service staff were excellent. Breakfast crew and spread were good. The room is recently renovated. The toilet is left to be desired though. Fixtures in the toilet were old and flooring is slippery when wet. If they upgraded the toilet conditions, the room would be excellent.
Normann, my1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Good service
Request room with no bathtub but have to pay extra M$60
Nawi, us1 night trip
Good 6.0
Should renovate bathroom
I understand that Thistle has renovated most of the rooms and public area. However, the condition of bathroom was poor. I felt uncomfortable while showering. Please change the showerhead. Replace it with modern and portable showerhead. Also, the food served at Club Lounge was poor. Tasteless, very few choices. Please visit Amari JB and see what they serve for club room guests.
my1 night family trip

Thistle Johor Bahru

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