Johor Holiday Guide
To ensure you have a wonderful and pleasant trip visiting Johor, you can choose from a wide range of accommodations from budget hostels to luxury five-star hotels. One of the most developed states in Malaysia, the state has a lot more to offer. From cosmopolitan shopping malls to historical landmarks, visiting Johor will make you feel welcome while giving you easy access to major tourist attractions for vacation.
The Puteri Pacific
Dubbed as the city’s leading business and convention hotel, The Puteri Pacific is more than meets the eye. From the moment you walk into the lobby, you’ll be amazed with the warm Malaysian hospitality in a comfort and luxury setting. Ideally located in the heart of Johor Bahru, guests can choose from 500 elegantly furnished guestrooms, suites and full-serviced apartments. All the rooms are fully equipped with thoughtful amenities such as IDD telephone, individually controlled air conditioning, selected cable channels, high speed Internet access, electronic safe box and tea/coffee making facilities.
Executive floor deluxe is catered to high powered businessmen as guests can enjoy private check in and check out and access to Executive floor lounge. Located on the 15th and 16th floor of the Princess Wing, peace and tranquility of the two floors will be ensured by the experienced staffs in The Puteri Pacific. For travelers who are looking for exclusivity, elegance and sophisticated rooms, you can choose either Executive Suite, Apartment Suite or Deluxe Suite.
Guests can enjoy fine dining experience here at The Puteri Pacific. Ranging from casual to cosmopolitan restaurants, guests can satisfy their cravings for authentic Chinese cuisines and exquisite Middle Eastern and Yemeni delights. If you are looking for a quiet spot for social rendezvous, the airy Newsroom Cafe is your choice. The first Yemeni restaurant in the country, Hadramawt Restaurant serves extensive array of exquisite Middle Eastern and Yemeni feasts.
Mercure Johor Palm Resort and Golf
Mercure Johor Palm Resort and Golf (previously known as Sofitel) is another highly recommended posh resort for golf enthusiasts, business travelers and holidaymakers. Voted as the 10th Best Golf Resort in Asia in 2007 and the 9th Best Golf Course in Malaysia in 2009, the resort redefines five-star accommodation with contemporary elegance. Comprising 330 impressive guestrooms, the rooms are equipped with thoughtful amenities such as hair dryer, satellite television, wi-fi, air conditioner, mini bar, safe deposit box, telephone and radio. Guests can either request for non-smoking rooms or reserve for specially appointed suites with every conceivable luxury you can imagine.
With an extensive array of gastronomical options, there are four restaurants in the resort. For a taste of local delicacies and International cuisines, The Ishwara Brasserie is something for you to consider. For an extensive list of authentic Chinese cuisine, check out Xin Shan Long as the restaurant serves Sezchuan specialties. Nothing is better when you can enjoy sumptuous Sezchuan cuisines in a unique ambiance elegantly decorated with authentic furniture. Another unique restaurant, Cocomo Lounge serves snacks and pasteries in the morning and succulent barbeque meat by night. You can even enjoy a drink or two under the romantic atmosphere when the night falls. Finally, for distinctly fresh and succulent Japanese cuisines, head down to Japanese Sobasei.
Pulai Springs Johor
The Pulai Springs Resort nestled amidst the beautiful flora and fauna down south of Peninsular. Yet another five-star world class golf resort in the state, the accommodation perched at the foothills of Mount Pulai thus the resort is named Pulai Springs. Guests will be mesmerized with the wonderful surroundings with a touch of sophistication. Easily accessible from the Second Link to Singapore and Johor Causeway, the resort remains one of the top choices among business travelers and holidaymakers.
Designed with a touch of Malay palace style, guests will be impressed with the scenic view of golf course and the grand clubhouse. This tropical style resort comprises studio accommodation, standard suite, superior suite, executive suite and deluxe suite. Guests will come back again and again to Pulai Springs Resort as it has a lot more to offer. The suites come together with an impressive view of the club and the 18-hole golf course.
Other than basic amenities such as individually air-conditioning, telephone, television, coffee and tea making facilities, the warm and hospitable staffs ensure you have a pleasant stay in the resort. Each of the suite are specially designed by world class designers to make you feel welcome while enjoying the breathtaking view of the club.
Grand BlueWave Hotel Johor Bahru
Grand BlueWave Hotel which is ideally located in the heart of the city redefines luxury living and exciting entertainment altogether. Amidst the business hub and shopping zones in Johor, the 184 rooms are elegantly designed and are generous in size. Guests will feel welcome from the moment they walk into the lobby as the friendly and hospitable staffs greet you at the door. This hotel is highly recommended to high powered businessmen, families and also leisure travelers.
You’ll be amazed by the opulent guestrooms as it generates graceful atmosphere of elegance. Tastefully furnished with basic amenities such as satellite and cable television, telephone line, high speed Internet access and daily newspaper for every suite, guests can choose to stay in Grand BlueWave Hotel’s Studio Room, Executive Suite, Family Suite or VIP Family Suite.
The hotel is indeed larger than life for various facilities and services are available to convenient guests and to ensure business travelers enjoy their stay here. The hotel offers a bulk of facilities and services to cater to your business needs. Business travelers can book the business centre or any of the three conference rooms for a meeting, seminar or conference. And of course, your trip to Johor Bahru is not complete without trying local delicacies. You can take your time and dine in the bars and restaurants within the hotel. Serving scrumptious Malaysia, Asian and Western feasts, guests can even enjoy a drink or two with your companies in the lounge.
Thistle Johor Bahru
Thistle (formerly known as Hyatt Regency Johor Bahru Hotel) is ideally located overlooking the magnificent Straits of Johor. Guests have easy access to major shopping malls and historical landmarks as the hotel is only 10 minutes away from downtown. This posh hotel has received tons of praises for excellent service and warm hospitality. Thistle rooms are tastefully designed and decorated with elegance and style to ensure guests have a good time in the hotel.
Comprising four room types – Deluxe, Seaview, Thistle Club Deluxe and Thistle Club Seaviews; the rooms are equipped with basic amenities and should you have any enquiries, the experienced staffs will take care of your every need. You can savour the flavours of Malaysia at Thistle as the restaurants here serve sumptuous Asian and International cuisines.
Kukup Laut is located towards the south-western region of Peninsular Malaysia located within the southern state of Johor. It is located about 20km off Pontian town and is known for its homes which are built on stilts where it is known to be a fishing