Thistle Johor Bahru, A Resort In The City

Poolside of Thistle Johor Bahru

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.


All 382 rooms in this newly-refurbished hotel are air-conditioned, en-suite and have free Wi-Fi.

Facilities Available:
Coffee and Tea Making Facilities
Colour TV
Complimentary Toiletries
Flat Screen LCD TV
Iron & Ironing Board
King Sized Bed
Twin Beds
Kitchen with Utensils for Apartments
Larger Rooms with Terrace
Luggage Rack
Prayer Mat
Private Lounge Access
Room Safe
Smoking and Non Smoking Floors

Thistle Johor Bahru has spectacular straits views and city view rooms, separate bedroom and living rooms, separate showers, bathtubs, toiletries, coffee/tea making facilities and work area with free Wi-Fi. Enjoy the convenience of 24-hour concierge and room service.

Everything in the bedrooms has been chosen with one thing in mind: the guest’s comfort. And with W-Fi available in all guest rooms and throughout the hotel, you are never more than a couple of clicks away from home, the office, or the rest of the world.
Our room types include Premium Suite; Superior City View Twin; Superior City View King; Deluxe Straits View Twin; Deluxe Room with 2 Large Beds with Sea View; Deluxe Straits View King; Executive City View Twin; Executive Straits View Twin; Executive Room 1 King Bed; Executive Straits View King; Premium Terrace Suite; Apartment 1 King Bed; Apartment 2 Single Beds and Presidential Suite.

Executive Straits View King of Thistle Johor Bahru

Restaurants & Bars
Overlooking the Straits of Johor, the restaurants and bars at Thistle Johor Bahru offer a huge range of cuisine and dining options, whether you are entertaining business associates, enjoying a quiet dinner for two, or enjoying with the entire family.
The Glass and Oasis restaurants, The Hive Bar and Steps Lounge are open for your dining pleasure - and if you’re starting early, or staying up late, there is a full room service menu round the clock.
Glass offers a culinary feast of local and international cuisine from a-la-carte meals to lavish lunch and dinner buffets. Unparalleled views across the swimming pools and landscaped gardens. Located on the lower ground, it is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner as it is an all-day dining restaurant.
Steps is the lobby lounge to just wind down and relax with light entertainment - the perfect antidote for a long day with stunning views of the gardens and Straits of Johor. All day snacks, afternoon tea, fine wines from the gallery and cocktails are available.
Oasis is an innovative Italian and western restaurant with distinct dining areas and bar where diners can watch the chefs compose, in the open kitchen. Open air concept by the pool offers unabashed views of the garden and swimming pool. Oasis is open daily for dinner and lunch during weekends.

The largest function room, the Orchid Ballroom, seats up to 600 people theatre-style, making it suitable for large conferences, banqueting and as a wedding venue: it can also be divided into three smaller spaces if required, each seating 200 to 250 people.
The hotel has seven further meeting rooms, which can be hired in any combination and layout you require for board and team meetings, training sessions, presentations, interviews and private dining for parties of up to 50 guests.

All meeting rooms come fully equipped with: 

• Air-conditioning

• LCD projector and screen

• Free Wi-Fi connectivity and meeting facilities

Premium Straits View Suite of Thistle Johor Bahru

Mix business with pleasure
You can choose from a wide range of refreshments, including healthy options, and make use of our Glass and Oasis restaurants, The Hive Bar and Steps Lounge. And whether you’re planning a board meeting or a birthday bash, our dedicated Meetings & Events team will help you from start to finish. 
So when you’re searching for a wedding venue or doing business in Malaysia, look no further than Thistle Johor Bahru.
Orchid I, II and III is our pillar less Ballroom which offers an elegant atmosphere for meetings, events, conferences and conventions of any size. You will have access to Wi-Fi with state-of-the-art equipment incorporating the newest in presentation capabilities.
Type of meeting rooms are Hibiscus, Alamanda, Ixora, Rafflesia, Jasmine, Dahlia, Seroja and Kenanga.
For a memorable wedding in Thistle Johor Bahru, nothing else comes close.
Your choice of wedding venue is a huge decision. At Thistle Johor Bahru, we provide a completely bespoke wedding service, in which every aspect of your day, from the room layout to the wine list, food to flower arrangements, is yours to choose.
The Orchid Ballroom seats up to 1,000 guests for a wedding banquet, or 600 for an evening reception. This elegant room has no pillars, adding to the sense of space and grandeur. You can also include the poolside area, Fresh restaurant and outdoor Terrace in your plans.

Family Arrival of Thistle Johor Bahru

Leisure facilities at Thistle Johor Bahru, Malaysia

There is an outdoor two-level resort-style swimming pool, plus a separate children’s pool, surrounded by palm trees and mature landscaped green gardens. The gymnasium is a fully-equipped fitness centre with a complete range of weights and cardiovascular machines. It also has two tennis courts.

Jalan Sungai Chat, 80100 Johor Bahru Johor Bahru

Phone: +607 222 9234 

For further information, you can contact MS Bobby, Director of Marketing Communications & Public Relations in Thistle Hotels & Resorts
Tel: +60 12 789 5731

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