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 parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Free city shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

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 parking
  • 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
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Gay friendly
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Female traveler room/floor
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Free city shuttle
  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Water view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Down duvets

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

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed MYR 80.50
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed MYR 80.50
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 80720

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City Center
  • Johor Bahru
    1.4 km
Airports
  • Sultan Ismail Intl (JHB)
    21.6 km
Underground stations
  • Yishun MRT Station
    10.9 km
  • Underground stations
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    2.4 km
Restaurants
  • The Hive (cuisine: International)
    70 m
  • Ong Shun Seafood Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese)
    250 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  3 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    380

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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

Thistle Johor Bahru photos Room
Guest Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Slippers
  • Seating area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
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.

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • 24-hour room service
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Internet access
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
Room Description:

SUITE STRAITS-SUITE

Thistle Johor Bahru photos Room
City Junior Suite
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • 24-hour room service
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Internet access
  • Safe
  • Lounge area
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
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.

Thistle Johor Bahru photos Exterior Hotel information
Family Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

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

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • 24-hour room service
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Internet access
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Fridge
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
Room Description:

This family room features a kitchenette.

Superior Twin Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Internet access
  • Safe
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Fridge
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
Room Description:

Superior|TWIN SUPERIOR

Superior Triple Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Superior|Superior Triple City View.

Thistle Johor Bahru photos Room
Deluxe Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • 24-hour room service
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe
  • Living room
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This room features sea views and is equipped with a tea/coffee maker and a minibar.

Deluxe Triple Room
Water view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Triple Straits View.

Deluxe Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Fridge
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
Room Description:

APARTMENT DELUXE

Thistle Johor Bahru photos Room
Executive Double Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

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

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • 24-hour room service
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Living room
  • Carpeted floor
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Fridge
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Deluxe|Executive Double City View.

Thistle Johor Bahru Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center1.3 km

Places of interest

  • Singapore Turf Club4.8 km

Local attractions

  • Taman Merdeka 1.6 km
    Jalan Kolam Ayer
  • Holiday Plaza Mall1.7 km
  • Johor Old Chinese Temple2.3 km
    Jalan Trus Lot 653, Jalan Trus, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Jalan Trus, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Puteri Harbour Satellite Clubhouse1.7 km
    Nusajaya
  • Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple2.0 km
    No.22 Lorong Satu Tebrau

Near the hotel

  • Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque1.1 km
    Jalan Gertak Merah

    Restaurants nearby

    • The Hive70 m

      Address: Jalan Sungai Chat
      Phone: +607 222 9234

      Cuisine: International

    • Tera-Thai Fine Dine Restaurant570 m

      Address: 31, Jalan Abdul Samad

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

    • Tepian Tebrau760 m

      Address: Jalan Abu Bakar

      71% likes this, based on 24 reviews

    • Ong Shun Seafood Restaurant250 m

      Address: 67 Jalan Abdul Samad

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

    • Korean House Restaurant570 m

      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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    • Skudai hotels - 13 km
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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:

    Dining
    10.0
    Location
    9.0
    Rooms
    3.0
    Service
    8.0
    Value
    6.0

    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!

      2 more photos
    • 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
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 80720

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Johor Bahru
      1.4 km
    Airports
    • Sultan Ismail Intl (JHB)
      21.6 km
    Underground stations
    • Yishun MRT Station
      10.9 km
    • Underground stations
      100 m
    • Bus stop
      2.4 km
    Restaurants
    • The Hive (cuisine: International)
      70 m
    • Ong Shun Seafood Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese)
      250 m
    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

    Use Badge