Affordable luxury hotels in Johor Bahru (JB) Malaysia

When traveling, selecting a comfortable hotel is essential. After a day of fun, a good night’s rest is crucial for relaxation and rejuvenation, making the choice of accommodation vital.
Fortunately, not everyone needs to break the bank for luxury lodging. Malaysia, our neighboring country to Singapore, offers numerous affordable luxury hotels. Here are 12 options that provide excellent value for money.

Affordable luxury hotels in JB
1. Amari Johor Bahru
2. KSL Hotel & Resort
3. Holiday Inn Johor Bahru
4. DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru 
5. Fives Hotel Johor Bahru
6. Opero Hotel Southkey Johor Bahru
7. Capri by Fraser Johor Bahru
8. Renaissance Johor Bahru 
9. St. Giles Southkey 
10. Thistle Johor Bahru 
11. Fraser Place Puteri Harbour
12. Trove Hotel Johor Bahru 

Before heading to JB, it’s essential to consider a few things. 
While it’s possible to explore JB in a day trip, it’s wise to stay overnight, especially during weekends when traffic jams on the causeway are common. Hotels in JB are usually affordable, as detailed in our guide to affordable JB hotels.

If you’re willing to invest a bit more, you can access luxurious options like the ones listed below.

1.Amari Hotel Johor Bahru 

- Price start from MYR 378 /night
Address: 82C Suasana Iskandar Malaysia, Jalan Trus Road, Johor Bahru City Centre, Johor Bahru 80000 Malaysia.
Contact Info: +607-266 8888
Google Ratings: 4.4 ★★★★
Official Website:

Welcome to Amari Johor Bahru. We’re looking forward to brightening your stay, every day.

We’re at the centre of it all in the heart of Johor Bahru’s Central Business District on Jalan Wong Ah Fook. Whether you are here for weekend shopping or on business, you’ll find everything you need close by, and we’ll do all we can to brighten your stay.

You’ll have convenient access to a variety of restaurants, bars, entertainment facilities and fashion stores, with Zenith Mall lifestyle hub, City Square Shopping Mall and Komtar JBCC on our doorstep, as is Persada Convention Centre if you are attending on business. Our spaces offer a home-from-home warmth, with beautiful touches to the décor that are uniquely Malay in inspiration.

Whether here for business or pleasure, we can’t wait to brighten your day on your next stay.

2.KSL Hotel & Resort

- Price start from MYR 162 /night
Address: 33, Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact Info: +607-288 2999
Google Ratings: 4.0 ★★★★
Official Website:

KSL Hotel & Resort, City Centre Johor Bahru, is the best JB city hotel that is ideal choice for both business and leisure featuring hotel rooms, suites, service apartment, event space and linked to the KSL City Mall. Located at Taman Abad, Johor Bahru city and surrounded by famous local food stalls, a very well-known Monday night market and entertainment spots within the area.
It is just 5 minutes away from Johor Bahru CIQ, 1 hour drive to Changi Airport, Singapore and 45 minutes to Senai International Airport. It is also sits strategically within the Iskandar Malaysia and easy access to LEGOLAND Malaysia, Hello Kitty Town and many more world attractions within that area.


3.Holiday Inn Johor Bahru


- Price start from MYR 350 /night
Address: KOMTAR JBCC, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor 
Contact Info: 1800 80 1881
Google Ratings: 4.4 ★★★★
Official Website:

A family-friendly hotel in Johor Bahru with a restaurant and bar, great facilities and meeting rooms, perfect for every traveller.

Our 335 well-appointed modern and spacious rooms are equipped with everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay, including complete amenities, family-friendly facilities, flat-screen TVs, spacious bathrooms, and complimentary high-speed internet access to keep you connected throughout your trip.

With only 30 minutes from Senai International Airport, the hotel's strategic location also provides easy access to popular attractions, including the city's business district, Johor Bahru Heritage Trail, Bazaar Karat, SkyScape Sky Bridge, Laser Tag Centre, and more!

Indulge in an array of scrumptious dishes at Dine @ EIGHT, our in-house restaurant that specializes in local, International, and Middle Eastern flavors. Travellers looking to unwind, can head over to our Lobby Lounge which offers a perfect spot to sip on refreshing cocktails and mocktails, or simply have a relaxing 3 Tier English Tea Set.

Swim a lap or two in our rooftop sky pool or break a sweat at our well-equipped 24-hours fitness center, both offering stunning panoramic views of Johor Bahru. Those hosting events can choose from our 7 versatile function rooms, as well as outdoor within indoor spaces that come with state-of-the-art equipment, perfect for both small and large gatherings.


4.DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru

- Price start from MYR 480 /night
Address: 12, Jalan Ngee Heng, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor 
Contact Info: +607-268 6868
Google Ratings: 4.5 ★★★★
Official Website:

City views in Johor Bahru.

We’re in the Central Business District, three km from the Johor-Singapore causeway.

Persada Convention Center and shopping malls are a five-minute walk away, and Tan Hiok Nee Heritage Street is within one km.

We offer four dining options, event spaces, and a dedicated kids pool. Enjoy our 24-hour gym, spa, sauna, hot tub, and outdoor pool.

5.Fives Hotel Johor Bahru

- Price start from MYR 200 /night
Address: 45, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact Info: +607-219 7777
Google Ratings: 3.7 ★★★
Official Website:

Hi Fives!

Welcome to Fives Hotel Johor Bahru City Centre! 

Treat yourself a holiday at Fives Hotel Johor Bahru City Centre. We offer a place to make your day fun to meet people with accommodations at reasonable prices ranging from the Deluxe, Executive to the Family Suites, complemented by amenities that include a restaurant, gymnasium, and function hall. 

We are conveniently located on the bustling Wong Ah Fook street in the heart of Johor Bahru, we are surrounded by an array of shopping, dining, entertainment, leisure hotspots, and attractions. Literally across the street, you can find KOMTAR JBCC and Johor Bahru City Square shopping malls.

Fives Hotel Johor Bahru City Centre, Johor Bahru – Updated 2024 Prices


6.Opero Hotel Southkey Johor Bahru

- Price start from MYR 270 /night
Address: 2 Jalan Southkey 1/2, Kota Southkey, 80150 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact Info: +607-336 7888
Google Ratings: 4.2 ★★★★
Official Website:

Welcome to OPERO Hotel Southkey, your sanctuary of comfort and professional hospitality located in the vibrant heart of the city. We focus on providing a remarkable experience by offering a combination of comfort, convenience, and a plethora of amenities tailored to suit our valued guests' varied needs.

At OPERO Hotel Southkey, we strive to deliver an experience that masterfully blends comfort, convenience, and professional service. We pay attention to the smallest details and provide thoughtful extras to transform your stay into a memorable experience.

We invite you to experience the perfect blend of comfort and convenience at OPERO Hotel Southkey, and we look forward to extending our warm hospitality to you.


7.Capri by Fraser Johor Bahru

- Price start from MYR 330 /night
Address: Menara Tiga Serangkai, Jalan Tengku Azizah, Kim Teng Park, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact Info: +607-277 0888
Google Ratings: 4.4 ★★★★
Official Website:

Capri by Fraser’s luxury Johor hotel is inspired by nature, with elements of greenery and water to evoke a sense of serenity as you step inside, away from the non-stop heat, humidity and frenzy of the dynamic city. True to Capri by Fraser’s design-centric ethos, you’ll find modern interpretations of forest leaves in ceiling ornaments, undulating wall panels mimicking the flow of water, and furniture symbolising the organic curves of river pebbles. Dream on in the contemporary, minimalist interiors of your spacious residence which harnesses the best of hotel technology for a connected stay.

Whether you’re in town for the short or long-term, Capri by Fraser, Johor Bahru is your gateway to a great Malaysian holiday.

Guests who want a view of Johor’s marina can also consider a stay at Fraser Place Puteri Harbour.

Discover more accommodation options in Johor Bahru and holiday apartments in Kuala Lumpur by Frasers Hospitality for an unforgettable stay in Malaysia.


8.Renaissance Johor Bahru 

- Price start from MYR 490 /night
Address: 2, Jalan Permas 11, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, 81750 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact Info: +607-381 3333
Google Ratings: 4.4 ★★★★
Official Website: -

Bringing the best of Malaysia within easy reach, Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel is a 5 star luxury hotel in Johor Bahru in a vibrant travel destination.

Recharge inside beautifully appointed hotel roomsand suites featuring stylish furnishings, indulgent bedding, sleek bathrooms, 24 hour room service and contemporary amenities.

After a full day of business, shopping or sightseeing in JB, ignite your senses with creative cuisine and innovative cocktails at our hotel restaurants and bars.Guests can also take advantage of our sparkling outdoor pool and modern gym. Organize anything from a corporate seminar to an elegant wedding in one of our hotels 12 versatile venues, all expertly supported by catering and certified event planners.

Just a short drive from Singapore, Changi Airport and Johor Port, enjoy access to nearby attractions such as JB City Square, Komtar JBCC, Ikea Tebrau, The Mall Mid Valley Southkey and Legoland Malaysia. Retreat to an upscale haven at Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel.


9.St. Giles Southkey 

- Price start from MYR 368 /night
Address: Mid Valley Southkey, 1, Persiaran Southkey 1, Kota Southkey, 80150 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact Info: +607-336 8888
Google Ratings: 4.1 ★★★★
Official Website:

St. Giles Southkey, one of the latest hotels in Johor Bahru, is part of the Mid Valley Southkey complex that includes a retail mall, exhibition centre, and commercial towers, catering to the ever-growing travel, business, leisure and lifestyle needs in Johor Bahru. Located 7km from the Singapore-Johor Causeway and 26km from Senai International Airport, we are ideally positioned and easily accessible by car. Our 24-hour reception and concierge team will be ready and waiting to offer a warm welcome whenever you may arrive.
The 575 impeccably curated rooms give guests a home away from home experience mixed with warm decor and modern facilities, and not forgetting the view of our amazing city skyline. So whether you are here for business or just a break from your everyday life, St. Giles Southkey gives you the sense of being at home. 


10.Thistle Johor Bahru 

- Price start from MYR 215 /night
Address: Jalan Sungai Chat, Sri Gelam, 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact Info: +607-267 8999
Google Ratings: 3.9 ★★★
Official Website:

Thistle Johor Bahru is centrally located in the city of Johor Bahru and within the Iskandar Development Region, one of Malaysia’s most important business and tourist centres.

Being only 10 minutes from the Singapore Causeway, it’s a great destination for meetings and events. If you’re here for recreation, we are within the vicinity of Legoland Malaysia, the 2nd Link Expressway and Iskandar Puteri.

Additionally, we are only a short drive away from many popular food stalls, restaurants and shopping malls, with easy access to Johor Premium Outlets too!

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11.Fraser Place Puteri Harbour

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- Price start from MYR 320 /night
Address: Residensi & Hotel Marina, Jalan Persiaran Tanjung, Pengkalan Puteri, 79100 Iskandar Puteri, Johor
Contact Info: +607-530 8888
Google Ratings: 4.4 ★★★★
Official Website:

An Oasis Of Style and Comfort In Johor.
Towering above Johor’s massively popular dining and entertainment hub, Fraser Place Puteri Harbour offers 25 floors of contemporary lifestyle accommodation for urban travellers visiting for both work and play.
Get a taste of waterfront living at one of the best hotels in Johor, overlooking the tranquil Puteri Harbour marina with dramatic sea views from its highest floors. Part of a mixed-use development that stands out for its nautical-inspired design, Fraser Place’s 297 contemporary residences are styled in natural pastels and rich timber tones for a luxury feel.


12.Trove Hotel Johor Bahru

Swimming Pool

- Price start from MYR 190 /night
Address: Jalan Dato Abdullah Tahir, Taman Abad, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact Info: +607-272 8888
Google Ratings: 4.1 ★★★★
Official Website:

Experiences Unconfined.Experience luxury at Trove Hotel Johor Bahru. Enjoy fine dining, weddings, meetings, and stylish rooms in the heart of Johor Bahru.

TROVE Johor Bahru is an uncommon destination for the discerning guest; a cultured soul, more traveller than tourist, who seeks more from their stay than just run-of-the-mill service, to whom experience and authenticity mean more than frills and features. TROVE Johor Bahru's themed concept hotel is a carefully curated, curious blend of old and new; modern straits eclecticism born out of a love for local culture, pairing technology and tradition. Welcome to the world without barriers - where fellow sojourners feel "like a local" from the moment they arrive and move seamlessly from one experience to another. Here, you will find a treasure trove of ideas and inspiration, experiences unconfined.

TROVE Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru – Updated 2024 Prices


Johor Bahru (JB) offers an ideal holiday getaway, whether it’s for a quick weekend escape or a fully-packed trip filled with delicious food, shopping, and various activities. The great news for travelers seeking relaxation is that these hotels are conveniently located near popular attractions or offer on-site restaurants and recreational facilities.

Now is the perfect time to indulge in a stay at these luxury hotels, taking advantage of the favorable exchange rates. Whether you’re traveling with friends, your significant other, or family, including little ones, you can enjoy upscale accommodation without breaking the bank.

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