10 Best New Hotels In JB For Your Upcoming Weekend Holiday In Malaysia

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By: agnes
April 14, 2022

We’re still on a high from the Malaysia-Singapore border opening that we’re already planning multiple weekend getaways! If you relate to what we’re doing, then you’re probably out and about scouting for the best hotels in town. Well, fret not as we did all the digging for you so that you’ll have a stress-free weekend getaway. Here are some of the best new hotels in JB for all your upcoming holidays in the neighbouring land!

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1. Opero Hotel Southkey

Pic cred: Chek Sern Young

The Opero Hotel Southkey is one of the best new hotels in JB as it just opened back in February. The hotel features a 24-hour front desk, airport shuttles, room service, and free WiFi throughout the establishment. You’ll be able to relax in the hotel’s air-conditioned rooms that also feature a minibar, a safe, and an enclosed bathroom.

If you’re planning to relax in the hotel, there’s an outdoor pool and a gym completely free for you to use. However, if your plan is to visit the city then worry not as Opero is only less than 5km from Johor Bahru City. The hotel is also only 7km away from the Causeway Point.

Address:No.2, Jalan Southkey 1/2, Kota Southkey, 80150 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact details:07-336 7888


2. Fives Hotel 

When visiting JB, consider staying at a hotel like the Fives Hotel Johor Bahru, which is close to numerous shopping malls and tourist attractions. Aerial views of JB can be seen from this hotel like the Skyscape Johor Bahru. Furthermore, you can see the Old Temple, which is one of the city’s oldest structures. 

If you’re in the mood for nonstop shopping, JB City Square is only a two-minute walk away. In addition, you can also pay the Zenith Lifestyle Centre a visit, where you can eat till your heart desires. After that, come home to one of the best new hotels in JB for the ultimate relaxation you need.

Address:No.2, Jalan Southkey 1/2, Kota Southkey, 80150 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact details:07-336 7888


3. Capri by Fraser

Capri by Fraser is one of the best new hotels in JB that will make you feel luxurious. It’s only 8km from the Causeway Point so it’s not that far of a drive. In every room, you will find a fridge, mini bar, a lovely bathroom, and even stovetops in some rooms. There is also a 24-hour front desk, a shuttle, room service, and free WiFi available at this hotel.

Each morning, guests can choose between a continental or buffet breakfast. But if you feel like exploring JB for some local delights, you can do so too. AEON Bukit Indah is only 17km away, where you can enjoy some movies in the local movie theatre. Or maybe even get some shopping done.

Address:Menara Tiga Serangkai, Jalan Tengku Azizah, Kim Teng Park, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact details:07-277 0888


4. Holiday Inn 

Are you looking for the best new hotels in JB that aren’t too far from the Causeway Point? Then Holiday Inn is your new go-to spot. Holiday Inn is tucked away in the heart of the city and is only 5 minutes away from the Johor Checkpoint. 

If you want to watch the sun go down over the city, take a dip in the rooftop pool or work out in the fitness centre while taking in the view. Within a 10-minute walk of JB City Square, you’ll find a bustling night market called Bazar Karat.

Address:80000, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact details:07-207 8888


5. Suasana Suites 

Suasana Suites is one of the best new hotels in JB for people who are looking for a home away from home. It’s set in the heart of Johor Bahru and every suite is equipped with a kitchenette, a balcony, and a seating space. There is also a toaster and a kettle available.

If you decide to eat in the hotel, you will find that breakfast is buffet style, which we love. They have a wide selection of local and international cuisines, which are also reflected in the restaurants around the hotel. To stay in shape, the hotel provides a free gym and pool. 

Address:82C, Jalan Trus, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact details:07-267 0148


6. Amari 

If you’re coming to Johor Bahru to relax and fully let go of all the stress, we recommend Amari. It’s one of the best new hotels in JB with amazing pool, gym and spa amenities. Furthermore, if you choose to stay in one of the more luxurious rooms, you can even get access to the executive lounge.

In terms of food, the Amaya Food Gallery offers a buffet-style breakfast with a variety of Asian and international alternatives. Alternatively, there are a vast variety of other restaurants in the nearby shopping mall. 

Address:82C, Jalan Trus, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact details:07-266 8888


7. Atelier Hotel 

If you’re a simple person and are on the hunt for one of the best new hotels in JB, why not try Atelier Hotel? It’s a pretty well-known boutique hotel that is rustic and contemporary. This hotel is perfect for those who prefer spending their days out and about exploring the city. 

While Atelier Hotel does not have a pool, they do have a rooftop chill area where you can stargaze. Every hotel room is also equipped with the basic amenities and the staff is extremely friendly. 

Address:149 & 151, Jalan Sri Pelangi, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact details:019-988 8663


8. Renaissance Hotel

Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel is a 5-star luxury hideaway in a dynamic tourism location. Thus, it’s one of the best new hotels in JB where you can recharge after a long day of shopping. Every room features fashionable furniture, plush bedding, sleek bathrooms, and modern conveniences. 

After a long day of touring around JB, come back to the hotel’s bar to unwind while tasting their inventive cocktails. The modern gym and beautiful pool also invite you in for a day of relaxation before you leave back to Singapore.

Address:2, Jalan Permas 11, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, 81750 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact details:07-381 3333


9. Thistle 

Thistle may already be quite a part of the popular best new hotels in JB, but we feel like they are still worth a mention in this list. Apart from the hotel rooms being decked in our favourite blue hue, the other areas are truly breathtaking.

If you find yourself chilling in the hotel all day, may we recommend you take a dip in their pool? Later at night, you can even dine by the pool as you take in the cool breeze. Plus, it’s a great hotel to bring your loved one for a honeymoon too, if you haven’t had yours yet.

Address:Jalan Sungai Chat, Sri Gelam, 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact details:07-267 8999


10. Doubletree by Hilton Hotel

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru is just 4.6km from the Johor checkpoint, making it one of the best new hotels in JB. It features a huge outdoor swimming pool alongside four restaurants. The rooms and suites are lavishly decorated, and free WiFi is offered in the public areas of the establishment. 

Furthermore, air conditioning and a 40-inch flat-screen satellite TV are guaranteed in the hotel’s spacious rooms and suites. If you ever find yourself hungry in the middle of the night, the Makan Kitchen is open 24-hours a day. Here, you can find Asian and Western cuisines that are delicious and fresh. 

Address:12, Jalan Ngee Heng, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact details:07-268 6868


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