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9 Best Mid-Range Hotels to Stay in Johor Bahru City Centre

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Published on 03 Oct 2019

by WorldRoamer® Travel Team

9 Best Mid-Range Hotels to Stay in Johor Bahru City Centre

General

Published on 03 Oct 2019

by WorldRoamer® Travel Team

Looking to book a mid-range JB hotel? Read our best guide to the top-rated mid-range hotels in Johor Bahru that offer full amenities and strategic location.

Previously, Johor Bahru was only regarded as a transit point for travellers. However, now the city has become one of the rising tourist destinations in Malaysia. According to data released by Johor Bahru’s State Women Development and Tourism Committee, there were 5.84 million visitor arrivals in 2018, increasing around 8.82% compared to the previous year, which reached 14.44 million visitors. In addition, JB is a good option as a short weekend break for Singaporeans. So, if you're thinking of booking a mid-range JB hotel, check the following recommendations.

1. Swiss-Inn Johor Bahru

Located in the heart of Johor Bahru, this hotel is a comfortable place to stay both for leisure or business. Offering elegantly decorated guest rooms, Swiss-Inn Johor Bahru also boasts an on-site restaurant and a cosy cafe.

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Each floor of this hotel Johor Bahru is represented by its artistic styles that offer bright accents and cheerful tones. The Cozy Queen and Cozy Twin rooms, for instance, are enhanced with modern interiors, which will be an optimum option for a casual or romantic getaway.

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Another option is The Cozy 2-Bedroom. This type of room is particularly suited for bigger groups, as it provides 2 separate bedrooms and can accommodate a family of up to 5 persons. It also features a spacious living room with a sofa bed. If you travel in a group of 6, the Tatami 6 will be a great choice.

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Address: Lot No 512, Swiss-Inn Johor Bahru Jalan Bukit Meldrum, Johor Bahru 80300 Malaysia
Distance from Senai International Airport: About 29km or 24 to 35-minute drive
Room rate per night: S$38

2. KSL Hotel & Resort

If you're looking into hotel Johor Bahru located in the city centre, KSL Hotel & Resort should be considered. Strategically situated inside KSL Shopping Mall, this accommodation offers air-conditioned rooms outfitted with tea/coffee-making facilities, a safe box, and a flat-screen TV. Besides the shopping mall the hotel resides in, guests can also enjoy on-site facilities such as a beauty shop, mini market, fitness centre, year-round outdoor pool, cinema, and spa centre.

This JB hotel is a short 6-minute walk (500m) away from Holiday Plaza Mall, the Singapore-Johor Bahru Causeway is a slightly longer 16-minute drive (4.7km) from KSL Hotel & Resort. Finally, famous family destinations such as Puteri Harbour and LEGOLAND, are a 25-minute drive (23.8km) away, and a 30-minute drive away (23.8km) away respectively.

For those travelling for business, this hotel provides photocopying and fax services. As for dining, you can choose from a wide selection of international cuisine served in its 24-hour on-site restaurant, Infusion Cafe. Finally, Mission Golf Bar and Grill serves an array of Western favourites, while Twilight Lounge is the ideal place to enjoy light snacks and refreshing cocktails.

Address: 33 Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, 80250 Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Distance from Senai International Airport: About 25.8km or 24 to 35-minute drive
Room rate per night: S$56

3. Grand Belllo Hotel JBCC

Looking for a hotel near city square JB? Grand Bello Hotel is a short 8-minute a short drive (2.5km) away from places of attractions like JB City Square and Angry Birds Activity Park. Boasting an inhouse restaurant and bar, guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel area. Only a 16-minute drive (3.4km) away from the Singapore-JB Causeway, Grand Bello Hotel JBCC still offers privacy despite being situated amidst a bustling city area.

Combining the charm of colonial architecture design with a modern touch of large glass panels, this building concept provides spaciousness and natural lighting. All rooms are air-conditioned, some of which has a spacious seating area with garden/city views. A private bathroom is offered with a bidet, complimentary toiletries, and a hairdryer.

Address: 48, Jalan Inderaputra, Johor Bahru, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Distance from Senai International Airport: About 28km or 22 to 30-minute drive
Room rate per night: S$36

4. Berjaya Waterfront Hotel

By staying at Berjaya Waterfront Hotel, you can enjoy the panoramic view of the Straits of Johor. Just a short 2-minute drive (260m) away from ZON Duty-Free, this hotel Johor Bahru boasts both an elegant rooftop pool and well-maintained fitness centre. Elegantly furnished with vintage-looking furniture, all rooms are fully carpeted and possesses a private bathroom with complete amenities. To spoil you with the best dining experience, this JB hotel offers you five unique and lovely gastronomic venues.

Enjoy either a local or international buffet-style for dinner at Salt 'n' Pepper Cafe Restaurant, or pop by the Palm Lounge and Coffee Bar to enjoy light snacks and beverages to the sweet tunes of live music. If you are craving for Chinese cuisine, hit up Xuan Restaurant to satisfy your palate. Guests can also play billiards in The Club while enjoying delectable bar bites and beverages.

Address: 88, Jalan Ibrahim Sultan, Duty-Free Zone, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Distance from Senai International Airport: About 27.5km or 24 to 35-minute drive
Room rate per night: S$33

5. Grand Paragon Hotel Johor Bahru

Offering an undisturbed environment along with many handy facilities, Grand Paragon Hotel Johor Bahru is a great place to stay both for business or leisure travel. If you're looking for a hotel near KSL Johor Bahru, this is an excellent choice too. Grand Paragon Hotel Johor Bahru is just a short walk from several famous shopping breaks such as Plaza Pelangi Mall and KSL Mall.

All rooms at the hotel are equipped with modern furnishings and in-room amenities such as air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, desk, minibar, safe, and ironing facilities. An en-suite bathroom is provided with shower, bathrobe, slippers, and a hairdryer.

Grand Paragon Hotel Johor Bahru also aims to provide an exquisite dining experience with its on-site restaurants, which serve either a wide selection of local and international delicacies, as well as Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Address: Taman Century, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Distance from Senai International Airport: About 27.7km or 26 to 35-minute drive
Room rate per night: S$53

6. New York Hotel

Just a short 4-minute drive (1.3km) away from KSL City Mall, this JB hotel offers well-decorated rooms with modern furnishings. To make your stay more comfortable, all guest rooms are fully air-conditioned and carpeted. For the in-room amenities, each unit provides a flat-screen satellite TV, a safe, a minibar, and a fully-equipped private bathroom.

After a day of fun, revitalise your tired body at the sauna or simply unwind at the indoor pool, which is one of the most relaxing spots at New York Hotel. Next, treat your palate by enjoying Asian and Western delights served at the in-house restaurant, Palm Garden Coffee House. What's more, guests can approach a luggage storage service at the 24-hour front desk or hire a car.

Address: 22, Jalan Dato Abdullah Tahir, Taman Abad, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Distance from Senai International Airport: About 27.5km or 24 to 35-minute drive
Room rate per night: S$50

7. GBW Hotel

If you are looking to book a hotel near JB Sentral, GBW Hotel offers everything guests need for their comfort: boasting both luxurious guest rooms and complete amenities, this hotel is the epitome of a warm staying experience.

Decorated with warm hues, each room is fully air-conditioned and comes with a flat-screen TV, minibar, and ironing board. Upgraded rooms offer a spacious dining area and a fully equipped kitchenette. The en-suite bathroom comes with a shower, bathrobe, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Conveninently located in downtown Johor Bahru, GBW Hotel is only a few minutes-drive away from several shopping malls and famous attractions. At the 24-hour front desk, guests can also book a complimentary shuttle service to KSL City Mall or JB City Square.

Address: 9R, Jalan Bukit Meldrum, Tanjung Puteri, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Distance from Senai International Airport: About 29.5km or 26 to 35-minute drive
Room rate per night: S$52

8. Hallmark Regency Hotel

Hallmark Regency Hotel gives you easy access to various tourist attractions and shopping centres. Only a reasonable 32-minute drive (24.3km) away from LEGOLAND Malaysia, Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park is also another closely-situated attraction to this JB hotel.

The in-room amenities come with a flat-screen cable TV, air-conditioning, a safe, tea/coffee making facilities, and a minibar. The en-suite bathroom is equipped with hairdryer, bidet, and free toiletries. At the property's on-site coffee house, the Hallmark Cafe, guests can satisfy their palate by enjoying an array of Western and Asian delicacies. Furthermore, the hotel provides shuttle services to KSL City or other tourist attractions at extra charges.

Address: 16, Jalan Harimau Taman Abad, 80250 Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Distance from Senai International Airport: About 27.5km or 24 to 35-minute drive
Room rate per night: S$47

9. Amerin Boutique Hotel Johor Bahru

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This boutique hotel JB aims to provide you the ultimate comfort at affordable rates. Boasting 176 well-maintained rooms, Amerin Boutique Hotel Johor Bahru is located near several tourist attractions such as Hello Kitty Town and LEGOLAND Malaysia. Pampering guests with various recreational amenities, this hotel offers a spa centre, rooftop gym, and sky pool.

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Each room is equipped with air conditioning, a safety deposit box, a seating room, fridge, a flat-screen satellite TV, electric kettle, and working desk. The en-suite bathroom provides bidet, shower, free toiletries, and hairdryer. On top of that, all rooms offer great views of the city. At the on-site restaurant, guests can also enjoy a broad variety of Asian and international cuisine while admiring the city skyline.

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Address: No 35, Jalan Persisiran Perling 1, Taman Perling, Skudai Johor, 81200 Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Distance from Senai International Airport: About 20.8km or 18 to 24-minute drive
Room rate per night: S$59

Whether it is a short or long weekend break, Johor Bahru is a wonderful destination you have got to visit. So, feel the excitement of travelling in Johor Bahru and find an excellent place to stay to perfect your vacation. Hopefully, our recommendations will be a great help to you planning your next big trip.

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