Thistle Johor Bahru

Rated 6.3 in 1722 reviews. 379 rooms.


Thistle Johor Bahru is located in the heart of Johor Bahru, one of Malaysia’s most important business and tourist centres. A luxury 5-star hotel, it has all the facilities you could wish for, access to free Wi-Fi in guestrooms and public areas, swimming pools and health spa to restaurants and bars. The hotel is also an ideal base from which to explore this fascinating part of South East Asia, with Singapore just a few minutes drive away.

Whether it is for business or pleasure, Thistle Johor Bahru provides the very best of Malaysia, including its legendary hospitality.

It has 382 fully refurbished bedrooms, including 125 executive luxury rooms with spectacular sea views over the Straits of Johor. It also has superb meetings and events facilities making the hotel a prime destination for business. Thanks to its beautiful landscaped grounds, sea views and tropical climate, it has become a popular venue for weddings.

Boasting 4 dining options and a free-form swimming pool, Thistle Johor Bahru is situated 6 km from Johor-Singapore Causeway. The property features tastefully decorated accommodation as well as a vast array of health and wellness activities on site. Free WiFi is accessible throughout and free parking is provided for guests who drive.

Fitted with soft colors and floor-to-ceiling windows, every room and suite is appointed with a flat-screen TV and air conditioning. Guests enjoy Johor Bahru skyline or Straits of Johor view. Certain units have a separate seating area. The en suite bathroom includes a hairdryer and free toiletries. Ironing facilities are available upon request.

Overlooking the landscaped gardens, Fresh serves daily buffet breakfast. Italian cuisines are offered at the poolside Oasis, while guests can enjoy a la carte dining at Glass. Drinks and light meals are available at Steps and The Hive.

Adults can relax in the sun loungers while kids can play in the children's pool. You can also exercise at the modern fitness centre or play a game of tennis. Staff at 24-hour reception can assist you with currency exchange and valet parking.

Thistle Johor Bahru is 1.7 km from Monash University and Danga City Mall is 3.6 km from the property. Senai International Airport is 34 km away while Changi International Airport is a 38 km drive.

Spa Facilities

  • Fitness
  • Kids' pool
  • Swimming pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (all year)

Available Rooms

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Thistle Johor Bahru

  1. Pisang Goreng Mawar

    The best banana fritters in Johor Bahru !

    135 m from hotel
    Off Jalan Sungai Chat

  2. Dataran Bandaraya Johor Bahru

    Best place to get hawker style steamboat / food...

    199 m from hotel
    Jalan Lingkaran Dalam

  3. Sedap Corner

    Authentic Thai Green Curry

    245 m from hotel

  4. Ong Shun Seafood Restaurant 旺顺海鲜

    Thumbs up! Really love this place. Ive ordered chilli crab, and its the best i ever had. Will definitely come again! 👍👍👍

    268 m from hotel
    67, Jalan Abdul Samad

  5. Anna's Kitchen

    Tpt ni sgt2 chill...."

    440 m from hotel
    No.18K(Basement),Jalan Abdul Samad,80100 Johor Bahru

  6. McDonald's / McCafe

    They have the new mccafe here

    483 m from hotel
    Jalan Kolam Ayer

  7. Restoran Asoka

    The best South Indian Food in JB.

    488 m from hotel
    Jalan Noja

  8. Gerai Tepian Tebrau

    Awesome desserts (Ice Kachang, Chendol, etc) from Gerai Yong Yong Stall #1, like the barbequed Stingray (Ikan Pari) from the stall beside that, and Stall #2 has good rojak, you tiao, etc.. Dun forget

    0.5 km from hotel
    Jalan Sungai Chat

  9. Murtabak Singapura

    Powerlicious in its own way. Juicy

    0.5 km from hotel
    Tepian Tebrau

  10. Korean House

    OMG! truly authentic Korean food. Taste was spot on. Got my kimchi fix & takeaway too. Yummy!

    0.7 km from hotel

  11. Restoran ZZ Sup Tulang

    Delicious Yummy. Should eat d Mee Rebus Tulang & d Steak

    0.8 km from hotel
    Jalan Petri 5/1

  12. Amphawa Boat Noodle

    Had boat noodles, tomyum & normal flavour, thai tea all delicious. Nice interior, plenty of seats.

    2.4 km from hotel
    No. 31, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee