Book your room at Thistle Johor Bahru
4.5-star luxury hotel overlooking Straits of Johor
Close to Singapore
Situated in the heart of Johor Bahru, this hotel overlooks the Straits of Johor and is just off the Causeway from Singapore. Danga Bay and KSL City Shopping Mall are both about a 10-minute drive away.
2-level freeform pool
Guests can enjoy a sprawling outdoor pool featuring 2 levels and romantic water bridges. Also offered are 2 multi-cuisine restaurants, a bar, and a fitness center with a gym and spa services.
Variety of views
Thistle Johor Bahru's 382 accommodations boast views of the Straits of Johor, the city, or the pool. Rooms are equipped with air conditioning and high-definition televisions with satellite channels.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Thistle Johor Bahru
Overlooking the Straits of Johor, which separate Malaysia and Singapore, this 4.5-star hotel is a luxurious stop for the business or leisure traveler. Thistle Johor Bahru features a 2-level freeform pool with romantic water bridges, as well as a separate children's pool. The Body Work Fitness & Spa includes 2 tennis courts, a gym, and a sauna. Massages and spa treatments are offered as well. The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle to nearby shopping areas, tourist destinations and to Legoland Malaysia. A roundrip airport shuttle is also available for a fee and with 24-hour advance notice.
Dining options at this Johor Bahru hotel include a buffet-style restaurant serving an array of international and local dishes, and Oasis, a poolside bistro featuring Italian and Japanese cuisine. Guests can enjoy light fare and cocktails at the stylish lobby lounge. A buffet breakfast is served in the restaurant for a surcharge, and 24-hour room service is available.
Free parking and complimentary wireless Internet access are available throughout the hotel.
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 382
- Number of floors - 17
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Conference space
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Shopping center shuttle (complimentary)
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Health club
- Computer station
- Designated smoking areas
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms
- Parking (limited spaces)
- RV, bus, truck parking
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free self parking
- Number of meeting rooms - 13
- Tennis on site
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Conference center
- Spa services on site
- Steam room
- Children's pool
- Outdoor pool
- Wedding services
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking, Parking (limited spaces)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Premium TV channels
- Air conditioning
- Complimentary newspaper
- Coffee/tea maker
- Complimentary bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Satellite TV service
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Room service (24 hours)
- Down comforter
Where to Eat
Glass - Overlooking the pool, this restaurant serves a wide variety of international and local cuisines. Both a buffet and an à la carte menu are available. Open daily from 6 AM - 1 AM.
Steps - Guests can enjoy light snacks and cocktails at this stylish lobby lounge. English high tea is available in the afternoons, and live performances take place most evenings. Open daily from 11 AM - 1 AM.
Oasis - An innovative menu including Japanese teppanyaki and Italian fusion cuisine is served up at this restaurant overlooking the pool and gardens. An open kitchen makes for a unique dining experience. Open daily from 5 - 11 PM.
A breakfast buffet is served daily for a surcharge, and 24-hour room service is available.
Nearby Things to Do
Guests can enjoy a 2-level outdoor pool with romantic water bridges. A separate children's pool includes a water slide. The Clark Hatch Fitness Centre features 2 outdoor tennis courts and a gym with cardiovascular and weight machines. Fitness classes are offered in the gym, including aerobics, Pilates, and Muay Thai. A sauna, steam room, and spa tub are available, as well as separate locker rooms for men and women.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Aerobics on site
- Pilates classes on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-out time is noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Parking height restrictions apply
- Breakfast fee: MYR 38.28 per person (approximately)
- Valet parking fee: MYR 7 per night
- Rollaway bed fee: MYR 70 per night
We should mention
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
Exclusive Theme Park Ticket Deal
Book a stay August 14 - December 31, 2014 for travel within the same period and receive 30% off admission tickets to Sanrio Hello Kitty Theme Park; Little Big Club, Johor Bahru; and Kidzania, Kuala Lumpur.
Full details at check-in. Guest must present their booking confirmation email to receive discounted admission ticket at the attraction. Discount applies on "regular" rate (RM 110) or "MyKad" rate (RM 85) per ticket, per person which permits entry to Sanrio Hello Kitty Town (SHKT) and The Little Big Club (TLBC); discount applies on RM 75 for children age 3-17 and RM 50 for adults at Kidzania, Kuala Lumpur; free admission for children age 2 and younger. Offer valid for 4 tickets per room, per stay. The redemption period for ticket discount is valid until December 31, 2014. Expired room vouchers will not be re-validated/extended for parks entry. Park tickets are valid for single visit during normal operating park operating hours only. All tickets issued will be validated through the unique code/ ID on the room voucher/s and can be redeemed only once. Redeemed discounted tickets are only valid for same-day, same-person admission into SHKT and TLBC. These tickets are non-transferable and non-detachable for separate admissions or use by different guests. TAR PH Holdings Sdn. Bhd. reserves the right to modify, add or change the rates, policies, and terms and conditions stated above without prior notice. Other restrictions may apply.