Thistle Johor Bahru

Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru, Johor, 80720, Malaysia | 4 star hotel
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Upgraded again.

A travel blog entry by paulnjohanne


After a bit of a plumbing problem from the room above, we were moved to a huge room with a great view, staff here fab. Food good too. Took a taxi to see local Abu Bakar Mosque, but couldn't go in due to Ramadan, so decided to walk to the next place! Turned out to be quite a way in the heat, but we made it into town and enjoyed a cool drink and the …

Dayone in Johor

A travel blog entry by paulnjohanne


Yesterday we heard fro a man at the airport about the Malaysian Air disaster, how terrible for those families. We had planned to have dinner I the hotel, but after a late afternoon snack we found we were enveloped by a wonderful king sized bed where we awoke at midnight, changed and went back for more deep sleep. Woke at 7ish, thank God for …

Day 6:Am i in Abu Dhabi, Granada or SoutheastAsia?

A travel blog entry by melanie_zhaw_im


Day 6 Johor Bahru

Am I in Abu Dhabi, Granada or Southeast Asia?

I wonder when we enter Malaysia arriving at the sea port in Johor Bahru which is a big contrast to the poorer Batam we left only 2 hours ago. At the closest link Johor Bahru is only 700 meters away from Singapore. This border is one of the busiest cross-borders of the …

Exploring the City Life

A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast


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There I escaped the heat for a bit by visiting the Asian Civilizations Museum, where I had the luck of finding it to have an Open Day, which meant that it saved me a S$ 8.00 entrance fee. I even got a little goody bag. The museum had some interesting exhibits on, one about Singapore's history as a migrant city, one on Asian Lacquer, and one called the Secrets of the Fallen Pagoda, with a treasure of ancient Asian artifacts.

After the museum I strolled along ...

Go Tiger, Go Safari, Go Bearcats !!

A travel blog entry by roger_ramjet


... asked, "Run for your lives !!" our guide had responded ! Oh great, so why are we here again? No fear, we are in a controlled zoo environment this time....maybe...

Thankfully , no wild orangutans bear upon us. We decide to make our way back to the night show, more tame, controlled and a guaranteed view of animals we have failed to see in the dim and so far uneventful trip through the forest. Still we did see some cool and unusual animals browsing ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru, is near Singapore Zoo, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Johor Zoo, and Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThistle Johor Bahru

    Reviewed by paulnjohanne

    Grand old dame, built initially for large conference & banquet events, staff are exceptional, in every department.

    Reviewed Aug 20, 2014
    by (2 reviews) Whangarei , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    Will say more when we have been here longer, the beds are heavenly, pillows huge

    The usual huge breakfast
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    A room with a view
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Thistle Johor Bahru

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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    The usual huge breakfast
    Johor Bahru, Malaysia
    A room with a view
    Johor Bahru, Malaysia