Holiday Inn Johor Bahru City Centre opens


COVID-19 may have halted all our travel plans, and with CMCO recently implemented in KL, Selangor, and Putrajaya, people battling wanderlust will have to wait just a little longer before they can explore the world, or other Malaysian states.

But if you’re not living in the Klang Valley and are looking for a short and simple staycay to escape the daily grind, you’ll be happy to know that a spanking new Holiday Inn has just opened up at Johor Bahru City Centre. 


New Holiday Inn Johor Bahru City Centre features 335 modern rooms


Holiday Inn Johor Bahru City Centre claims to be a family-friendly hotel in Johor Bahru offering all the standard, well-equipped facilities that quality commercial hotels would.

With 335 modern rooms suited for solo travellers, couples, and families with children, rest assured that you won’t get bored spending your entire staycay lounging in the hotel room and bingeing on Netflix shows with the high-speed internet provided.

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You can take a dip, swim laps or laze by their outdoor rooftop pool while enjoying panoramic views of Johor Bahru. Fitness enthusiasts will also get access to the same views at their fitness centre that’s fitted with floor to ceiling windows.

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And once you’ve clocked in your exercise for the day, you can fuel up with a wide range of local and international cuisine at their restaurant, Dine @ EIGHT. 

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Couples and parents who have put their kids to bed can then end the night sipping on cocktails with live music playing in the background at The Lobby Lounge.


Located 5 minutes away from Johor Checkpoint


Holiday Inn Johor Bahru City Centre is a 5-minute drive from the Johor Checkpoint, and has complimentary parking for hotel guests.

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The building also sits right next to the Johor Bahru City Square mall and is a 10-minute walk to the city centre, where attractions such as the Johor Bahru Heritage Trail, Bazaar Karat, and more are housed at.


Holiday Inn JB’s offers and discounts


You might want to lock down your dates as soon as possible, as the hotel is currently having offers and discounts to celebrate their opening.

Their hotel opening special entails a minimum of 35% off room rates, inclusive of complimentary daily breakfast for 2 people. Note that current room rates, before discount, is from RM175 a night.

Parents will also be glad to know that kids below 12 get to stay and eat for free. Yes, you read that right, up to 4 kids aged 12 and under stay for free when sharing their parents’ room. The little ones also get to eat free of charge any time they’re hungry in any one of the Holiday Inn’s in-house restaurants.

Booking dates start from 1st October to 31st December 2020, while stay dates fall on 1st October 2020 all the way up till 31st March 2021.


Holiday Inn in Johor Bahru City Centre


With the resurgence of new COVID-19 cases in Malaysia, we probably won’t be able to cross borders anytime soon. But the silver lining is that you can now spend more time travelling around your home country, take in the wonder that you didn’t notice before, and contribute to the local economy while you’re at it.

If you prefer to take it slow, chill, and kick back in a nice hotel, the newly opened Holiday Inn in Johor Bahru City Centre is a good place to be as any.

Address: Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, 8000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Check-in time: 3PM, Daily
Telephone: 07-207 8888
Website

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Cover image adapted from: Holiday Inn

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