5-star hotel in Johor Bahru

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!


Located at Jalan Sungai Chat, 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Complimentary Wi-Fi in guestrooms and throughout the hotel

382 fully refurbished guestrooms with city view or seaview

Various spa packages to rejuvenate you

Wide range of meeting and event facilities for all occasions



Selera Desa Thistle Ramadan Buffet

Experience the true essence of Malaysian heritage with Selera Desa Thistle Ramadan Buffet! Indulge in an array of authentic dishes infused with traditional flavours, meticulously prepared to celebrate the spirit of togetherness this Ramadan.

Spring Blessings Buffet Lunch

Indulge in a feast fit for the season! Join us at Glass for our Spring Blessings Buffet Lunch, where every bite brings the promise of new beginnings and delightful flavours. Don't miss out on this exclusive dining experience!

Sau Gong Annual Celebration Sets

Mark a year of hard work and camaraderie with an auspicious meal together. This Year of the Dragon, Thistle Johor Bahru proudly presents an exclusive selection of "Sau Gong" Annual Celebration menus that are sure to bring another year of good health and great prosperity!

Family Fiesta Buffet Brunch

Weekends are always better with family! Enjoy a kid-friendly lunch featuring over 50 mouth-watering dishes and a kids ' corner for the little ones.

Romantic Candlelight Dinner

Celebrate love and rekindle your passion with that special someone over our selection of romantic dinner sets for two at Glass restaurant.

Wedding Package

Thistle Johor Bahru is excited to bring you our new wedding packages for 2023/2024. Contact us now for your free consultation and start planning your dream wedding today!

It's Tea Time @ Glass

Pamper yourself with our exquisite English 3-Tier Hi-Tea Set and spend a leisurely afternoon in Glass with delicate sandwiches, macaroons, tarts and fragrant tea for 2!

Sea Grille International Buffet Dinner

A lavish buffet dinner comprising a wide selection of appetisers, delicious international & local favorites, a-la-minute action stalls, mouth-watering desserts and many more. Treat your family and friends to an unforgettable buffet night with our seafood on ice and barbecue recipes fresh from the grill!

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Deluxe City View

With a magnificent view of the city skyline, our Deluxe Rooms are fully ensuite with toilet, a standing shower and toiletries.

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Deluxe Seaview

The Deluxe Seaview Rooms overlooking the Straits of Johor are equipped with toilet, a standing shower and toiletries.

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Executive City View

The Executive Rooms with glorious views of the city skyline are specially designed to create the perfect setting for both business and leisure travelers.

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Executive Seaview

Our Executive Seaview Rooms facing the Straits of Johor are specially designed to create the perfect setting for both business and leisure travelers.

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Family Suite

Our Family Rooms blends homely comforts such as fully equipped kitchen, sitting area, bedding and other useful elements.

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Junior Suite

The Junior Suite is a one-room suite with queen-size bed and comfortable seating area. You can opt for rooms facing the Straits of Johor or the Johor Bahru City Skyline.

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Thistle Suite

Spacious air conditioned room with terrace overlooking the Straits of Johor and hotel pool.

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Everything in our rooms has been chosen with one thing in mind: your ultimate comfort, including free Wi-Fi available in all rooms and throughout the hotel for unparalleled connectivity.


Where it is all about your big day. Thistle Johor Bahru offers a complete bespoke wedding service and you get more than you could imagine when you choose to have your wedding with us.

Restaurants and Bars

Overlooking the Straits of Johor, the restaurants and bars at Thistle Johor Bahru offer a huge range of cuisine and dining options for your culinary indulgence.