Johor Bahru is undergoing some rapid urban development and it is now one of the places to go for a quick staycation. One of the main attraction of Johor Bahru is the Legoland Theme Park which houses the theme park proper, a water park and retail stores. Johor  Bahru also offers shopaholics with plenty of shopping options with the many malls available there. Its close proximity to Singapore makes it the perfect pit-stop when entering or exiting Johor Bahru. So let’s take a look at 10 of the best hotels you can stay in before you start indulging in all those activities.

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1. Silka Johor Bahru

Silka Johor Bahru

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Silka Johor Bahru is wedged conveniently between Johor’s city center and the Eastern Gate Development Zone of Iskandar Malaysia thus you are ensured easy access to both locations. This is especially good for shopaholics as it is located near places like the ZON Mall and Department Store and the AEON Tebrau Shopping City.

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Book a room at Silka Johor Bahru with Agoda from RM 93.00

2. Okid Cottage Hotel Johor Jaya

Okid Cottage Hotel Johor Jaya

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Though located 8 KM away from Johor Bahru’s City Center, Okid hotel makes up for it in its clean and nicely decorated interior and comfortable rooms. This is the perfect hotel for a rest stop after hours of driving.

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Book a room at Okid Cotage Hotel Johor Jaya with Agoda from RM 72.00.

3. Big Big Hotel

Big Big Hotel

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Situated in the heart of Gelang Patah, visitors to Legoland might want to check in to Big Big Hotel due to its close proximity to the theme park. This hotel is also neatly decorated marrying wooden furniture with different textured floors and wallpaper giving it a very boutique feel.

Big Big Hotel

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Book a room at Big Big Hotel with Agoda from RM 84.00

4. Hermess Hotel

Hermess Hotel

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Hermess Hotel looks as trendy as it sounds. Decked in timbre walls and luxurious furnishing you’ll feel as if you’ve stepped into a luxurious 5 star hotel. It is also situated near Legoland and retail outlets so you need not travel far to get your fix of entertainment.

Hermess Hotel

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Book a room at Hermess Hotel with Agoda from RM 93.00

5. I Style Hotel

I Style Hotel

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I Style Hotel is a clean and modern looking hotel with chic interior and furnishings located within vicinity to all the excitement of the city center. Shoppers can indulge in a little retail therapy at the nearby Pelangi Leisure Mall and the KSL City Mall.  This hotel is definitely great value.

I Style Hotel

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Book a room at I Style Hotel with Agoda from RM 84.00

 


6. I Am Jazz Hotel

I Am Jazz Hotel

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Conveniently located in the heart of Johor Bahru’s business hub, this jazz-themed hotel is close to many retail attractions. Cleverly designed with jazz in mind, I Am Jazz Hotel is decorated with wallpapers of jazz musicians and also brass instruments. This is a truly boutique hotel experience.

I Am Jazz Hotel

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Book a room at I Am Jazz Hotel with Agoda from only RM 94.00.

7. Roof Talk Theme Hostel

Roof Talk Theme Hostel

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Ever wanted to see how it feels like to sleep in a bunk on boat like a sailor? Roof Talk lets you experience just that with their quirky nautical themed hostel. Though spartan-looking this hostel is very cleverly decorated with striped walls, bed sheets and pillows, anchors and buoys. They really nailed the theme on this one.

Roof Talk Theme Hostel

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Book a room at Roof Talk Theme Hostel with Agoda from RM 66.00

8.  HereHotel

HereHotel

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First thing you’ll notice about HereHotel is the abundance of purple. It’s very purply. It is all tastefully purple though, with the whole place looking boutique. This hotel is conveniently located within walking distance to Sutera Mall and lots of restaurants so you won’t be bored.

HereHotel

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Book a room at HereHotel with Agoda from RM 77.00

9. Container Gardenstay @ Bangkok Village

Container Gardenstay @ Bangkok Village

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I can confidently say that this is one hotel that is probably one of a kind in the region if not the world. You’ll literally be contained in huge shipping containers retrofitted with all the hotel essentials. This hotel even has a garden and a kid’s playground attached to it. Truly one of a kind.

Container Gardenstay @ Bangkok Village

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Book a room at Container Gardenstay @ Bangkok Village with Agoda from RM 70.00

10. Themes House @ JB City

Themes House @ JB City

Themes House @ JB City is a fun little establishment. Keeping in line with their name, every room is themed differently. There is a prison-themed room, a garden-themed room, an oriental themed room and even a car-themed room  with the bed boasting the front part of a car. The rooms are splendidly done and truly an experience!

Themes House @ JB City

Book a room at Themes House @ JB City with Agoda from RM 67.00

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