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4.0 out of 5

" Ice hotel n staff, excellent in room service and in room food order " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 12 Jul 2017

Hotel Description

4.5-star luxury hotel near Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque

Heart of Johor Bahru

Your stay at this Central District hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque and Johor Zoo. Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple and Sultan Ibrahim Building are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Poolside dining

A full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this luxury hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Enjoy the outdoor tennis court and perks like a free shopping center shuttle.

Free WiFi, LCD TVs

In addition to LCD TVs with satellite channels, the 382 guestrooms offer free WiFi and minibars. Other amenities include room service, coffee/tea makers, and down comforters.

Deluxe Seaview King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Seaview Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Thistle Johor Bahru ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Thistle Johor Bahru

Everyone (1)
4 out of 5

Nice hotel in middle of town

Ice hotel n staff, excellent in room service and in room food order

Posted by , from malaysia on Jul 12, 2017

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Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 2 2020 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Bar/Lounge(s)
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Shuttle services
  • Swimming pool

Property Features

Thistle Johor Bahru offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor tennis court, and an outdoor pool. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A business center, a meeting room, and limo/town car service are available. A children's pool, a fitness center, and spa services are also featured at the luxury Thistle Johor Bahru. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Johor Bahru hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 382 guestrooms or units
  • 17 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge) , RV, bus, truck parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Senai International Airport (JHB) (29.9 km / 18.6 mi)
  • Train station: JB Sentral (3.5 km / 2.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free shopping center shuttle; airport shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Thistle Johor Bahru offers 382 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature down comforters. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, slippers, bidets, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • HD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Down blanket
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Bidet
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

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

Oasis - This poolside restaurant serves dinner only.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Crystal Leaf. Services include massages.

The spa is open select days.

  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Customers may be requested by the property to provide documentation of recent travel history (such as showing passport immigration stamps) and/or complete a health declaration.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

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

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; masks are required in public areas. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia).

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are not washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property follows regional sanitization guidelines Safe & Clean (Malaysia)
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property beginning July 1, 2021. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: MYR 40 for adults and MYR 20 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: MYR 7 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.