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Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel

Be sure to indulge in a handcrafted pastry at our Chocolate Cake Company.

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!

The amenities

  • Plush Bedding
  • Personal Navigator
  • JOYA NYC fragrance
  • Fitness Center
  • Multi-Cultural Cuisine
  • 42" Flat-Screen HDTVs
  • Koi Fish Pond
  • Complimentary Tokyo Milk
  • Outdoor Pool
Full hotel details

Battery Factory ( Kilang Bateri)

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

Chaiwalla and Co.

While sightseeing in JB Bazaar drop by and have a drink here.
Chaiwalla is located in Jalan Tan Hiok Nee opposite HSBC bank. It looks like an alley with a gate that marks the entrance to the famous night markets of JB Bazaar Karat. Their original fusion bubble tea is a mixture of homemade ingredients that makes it different from other bubble tea that served in that area.
Address:Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
phone:+60 12 735 3572

The Scandalist

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

The Cave

Balancing one's meal can be tough, especially when fruits, vegetables, and two plates of steak are stacked precociously.
A casual eatery built upon an earthen foundation, The Cave's interiors exude its namesake cave wall décor and hungry cavemen speak. Rounding up the menu is a list of meaty favourites including grilled steak-burgers, sizzling lamb chops, and sirloin steaks to accommodate beverages and desserts like yoghurt shakes, gourmet coffee, and crème brûlée.
Address:No. 9A, Jalan Kolam Air Johor Bahru 82100
phone:+017 309 3009

Café Racer City Grillbar

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

My Little Corner

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

Miyakori Café

Can't bear to eat & drink these cute cakes and latte.
Miyakori Café is a coffee house based in Johor Bahru. It serves the finest 100% Arabica coffee and quality teas. With the tagline 'Happiness In A Cup,' they to serve a cup of happiness to each customer.
Address:no, 41, Jalan Indah 22/14, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
phone:+0 7 244 4882

Psychedelis Store

People who have been to JB before would know the existence of Psychedelis, and with good reason.
Located on top of 'The Labels' which is connected by stairs, this store carries indie brands like Badger, Wadezig and Sceamous. Hipster or vintage fashion sense is strong at this shop.
Address:No. 21A, Jalan Dhobi, Johor, 80000 Johor Bahru, Malaysia
phone:+012 7033697

Mulligan’s Irish Pub & Bistro

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:No 17, Jalan Permas 10/2, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, 81750 Masai, Johor, Malaysia, No 17, Jalan Permas 10/2, Johor Bahru, 81750
phone:+07 388 1869

Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple

A matrix of shimmering crystal glass forms the walls, pillars and idols of this temple, mirroring a spectrum of light that awes visitors.
Address:No. 22 Lorong 1, Jalan Tebrau, Johor Bahru, 80100
phone:+60 7 223 4935


This cafe offers delicious salads and meals in a rustic ambiance.
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 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia, Jalan Dhoby, Johor Bahru, 80000

The Girl Next Door (TGND)

Hipsters galore.
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

Bluewave Bistro

Need a wake up call in the morning? Head here to grab a cup of coffee with beans imported from Italy. Be sure to try their baked goods too!
Clean and cosy atmosphere with a simple and nice interior design. Located near AEON Jusco, Tesco or Giant, it strategically placed for most shoppers nearby. Try the main course, French Chicken Cordon Bleu (RM22) which is served tender, sweet, rich and savory.
Address:No. 9, Jalan Indah 15/2, Taman Bukit Indah, Johor, 81200 Johor Bahru, Malaysia, No. 9, Jalan Indah 15/2, Taman Bukit Indah, 81200
phone:+60 7 239 5527 +60 12 762 2077

Dome Café

This café is the place to go for a cup of freshly brewed coffee. A large variety of beans are sold here, along with specialty coffee drinks.
For authentic Italian pizza and pasta, look no further than Dome Café . The pizzas here are made in view of the customers and baked in an open oven. Laid-back and cozy, this place make for the perfect setting for a date or simple meal. There is a wide range of pastas and pizzas, and you can choose your own coffee beans and have them ground right there.
Address:Lot J1-09, Level 1 City Square, Johor Bahru, 80000
phone:+60 7 226 1055

Danga Bay

Take in the sites of the city at night atop the large ferris wheel, the twinkling lights of the city are truly mesmerizing.
Danga Bay or Teluk Danga is the largest recreational park in the city of Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. It was developed by Tan Sri Datuk Lim Kang Hoo via Ekovest Berhad and is located near Istana Bukit Serene, about 7 km from Johor Bahru's city centre. Events are held there.
Address:Danga Bay, Johor Bahru, 81200
phone:+60 7 235 2333
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Johor Zoo

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
phone:+60 7 223 4935

The Brazzo House

Specialties on their European-inspired menu are seared scallops on a slice of dragon fruit and goose liver mousse served with smoked duck.
Address:127 Jalan Serampang, Johor Bahru, 80050
phone:+60 7 336 2650

Taman Sri Tebrau Hawker Centre

Savor local cuisine at one of the many stalls in this open-air eatery.
Address:Jalan Keris, Taman Sri Tebrau, Johor Bahru, 80500
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Anjung Senibong Seafood

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
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Bliss Candy Shop

Looking for something sweet? Head to Bliss Candy Shop, where you'll find a high-end assortment of Halal chocolate and other sugary treats.
Bliss Candy Shop was founded in 2010 and features Halal sweets. Enjoy chocolates and candies such as the chocolate covered dates, rock candy, cake pops and much more, all made to follow Islamic dietary guidelines. If you have a special event coming up, check out their chocolate fondue, which is sure to please guests at any event.
Address:L3-62 Jalan Trus Johor Bahru, Plaza Kotaraya, Johor Bahru, 80000
phone:+60 7 224 7568


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 3860657
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Lock-Up Cafe

Have dinner in a steeled-bar jail motif.
Lock-Up Cafe is a theme restaurant that resembles a prison. The selection of their menu consists of high quality ingredients, from meatloaf to the latte and coffee. Their char kuey tiaw is the best in town.
Address:11, Jalan Dhoby, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Coffee Loft

The cafe’s slogan is “when coffee meets art.”
Coffee Loft applies the definition of 'raw and elegant' into the interior design of their cafe. They take pride in providing a dining environment that is convenient to customers, which will make them come back for a second visit. Has varieties of coffee beans from both the Middle East and the West.
Address:29, Jalan Molek 1/12, Taman Molek, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
phone:+60 16 770 7840

Just Want Coffee The Factory 30

Coffee lovers will definitely love this place.
Take a seat at the open concept bar where you can watch the youthful baristas in action and also engage them in friendly coffee chat. The Original Latte is the one to die for. Enjoy the full-bodied, smooth, rich yet mild flavors of today's blend. Compliments to the Papua New Guinea Baroida AX with thanks to Jack, senior barista and coffee roaster.
Address:30, Jalan Mutiara Emas 5/3, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
phone:+60 7 350 7508
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Upcoming events

Evening Bazaar/Pasar Malam

Evening Bazaar/Pasar Malam

Pasar Malam, a common term used among the locals, can be directly translated to “Evening Market” or “Evening Bazaar”. Its name says it all....

Pasar Malam, a common term used among the locals, can be directly translated to “Evening Market” or “Evening Bazaar”. Its name says it all. Watch the night come to life while walking along the street stalls in search of something to take home. Delicious street foods such as apam balik, satay, Johor laksa, and otak-otak are just the beginning to a world of local delights. Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel invites all discoverers out there to feel, taste and experience the truly indigenous.

Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Venue: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
Address: No. 2, Jalan Permas 11, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, Johor Bahru, 81750, Malaysia
Phone: +60 07 388 6300