A warm welcome is guaranteed at our luxury hotel in one of Malaysia’s up-and-coming tourist destinations. The exquisite Johor Bahru hotel has everything you need for an unforgettable trip. Our local Navigator Kumar can tell you about the amazing array of culture, old and new, on our doorstep, including two new theme parks and the majestic Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple. Our 345 rooms have everything the modern traveler could ever need, whether you’re here for business or pleasure. And no visit to Malaysia is complete without mentioning food. Sample either the 5-star dining at all-day restaurant Café BLD or the incredible Cantonese cuisine of Wan Li — or even try both!
Enjoy the breeze and enjoy garlic lemon mussels and chili crabs at this waterfront deck overlooking Singaporean vistas on the horizon.
Address: 4 Pesisir Pantai Senibong, Johor Bahru, 81750, MalaysiaHotel: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
Distance: 1.7 mi
Looking for something sweet? Head to Bliss Candy Shop, where you'll find a high-end assortment of Halal chocolate and other sugary treats.
Address: L3-62 Jalan Trus, Plaza Kotaraya, Johor Bahru, 80000, Malaysia
Phone: +60 7 224 7568
Website: http://blisscandy.blogspot.com/Hotel: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
Distance: 7.4 mi
Experience the Irish pub culture with a pint of Guinness or a Jameson whiskey seated among barrel-shaped tables and sports memorabilia.
Mulligan’s Permas Jaya is JB’s first Irish pub. It was over three years ago that owner William Ho left his baker livelihood to open Mulligan’s after traveling to Ireland and gaining an appreciation of crag, a fond Gaelic expression for “fun”. Much of what you expect to see in an Irish pub is present: woody interior, fake fireplace, bright green and gold color scheme.
Address: 17, Jalan Permas 10/2, Johor Bahru, 81750, Malaysia
Phone: +07 388 1869
Opening hours: 3pm to 1amHotel: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
Distance: 0.7 mi
Rustic salad bar.
This place is of rustic ambience as wood and old timbre is used for most of its exterior designs and interior furniture. All furniture is intricately picked and designed, each with its own character. Roost café serves a range of food, from salads to heavier meals. With a book in hand, a productive yet soothing day is promised here.
Address: 9, Jalan Dhoby, Johor Bahru, 80000, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 12 pm - 4 pm, 6 pm - 12 mn | Sun: 6 pm - 12 mnHotel: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
Distance: 7.23 mi
Having operated a salon and provided makeup services after getting an award for a Shu Uemura makeup competition in 2004, Beverly (the owner) was always interested in fashion so it was only natural for her to branch out into selling apparel. Mostly selling up-to-date hipster style apparel, it offers a make-up tutorials as well.
Address: 8A, Jalan Dhoby, Johor Bahru, 80000, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 11am - 8pm (will extend to 12am on Friday, Saturday and SundayHotel: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
Distance: 7.22 mi
Battery Factory Tampoi, Johor was once used for the production of famous brand Eveready batteries.
Believe it or not, this former factory now operates as a shopping and dining destination. The design of Battery Factory looks very exciting after its renovation. Using red as the main color, the concept showcases the vintage Battery Factory in every corner of the building.
Address: Jalan Tampoi, Kawasan Perindustrian Tampoi, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Phone: +60 7 232 5121
Opening hours: 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM DailyHotel: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
Distance: 8.14 mi
Chirping tropical birds and large African gorillas are a delight for children and adults alike here at this urban oasis
Address: Jalan Gertak Merah, Johor Bahru, 80000, Malaysia
Phone: +60 7 223 4935
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 08:00 AM to 06:00 PMHotel: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
Distance: 8.3 mi
Savor local cuisine at one of the many stalls in this open-air eatery.
Address: Jalan Keris, Taman Sri Tebrau, Johor Bahru, 80500, MalaysiaHotel: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
Distance: 5 mi
If you're looking for top 40 commercial music entertainment please stay away. This place ROCKS!
If you're itching for real rock head on down to Lonestar. An awesome band from the Philippines plays real rock and roll here with Malaysian and Singaporean guest musicians. Friendly to all visitors. Has karaoke upstairs but the main draw is rock and roll.
Address: 7, 1, Jalan Permas 10/2, 81750 Masai, Johor, Malaysia
Phone: +07 3860657Hotel: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
Distance: 0.7 mi
A vintage shop who goes through the trouble to “curate” clothes so you don’t have to.
Situated a few blocks west of the entrance to the Causeway you'll find The Scandalist, a charming boutique featuring secondhand apparel, shoes, handbags and accessories for men and women. In particular, they specialize in gently used designer goods.
Address: 27 Jalan Dhoby, Johor Bahru, 80000
Phone: +60 7 221 2539
Opening hours: 2PM - 12AM (weekdays)2PM - 2AM (weekend)Hotel: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
Distance: 7.3 mi
It's a theme restaurant with quite good food that is well-presented.
Opened by the folks behind Grill Bar Steakhouse, Cafe Racer is a motorbike-themed cafe that has recently opened in Taman Pelangi, Johor Bahru. Try the chocolate lava Cake with vanilla ice cream with crushed peanuts - the lava cake is oozing, warm and not-overly sweet. It's the sweet way to end your dinner indulgence!
Address: Jalan Pingai, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Phone: +60 7 335 0000
Opening hours: Monday - Sunday 11.30am-11pmHotel: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
Distance: 5.37 mi
Barber Shop and Food? Never thought of that before.
After completing his apprenticeship in Singapore, owner Elvis opened the salon styling it in a Khao San Road café. He now has expanded into that theme by serving Thai food cooked by acquaintances he snagged from his regular trips to the neighboring country. It is also one of the few places that serve Singha.
Address: 57 Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, 80000 Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Opening hours: Daily 10am - 9pmHotel: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
Distance: 7.21 mi