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Zen Zeng Hotel

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Tanah Merah, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Price are reasonable and full of many types of room choices.But the room that I stay was so terrible,light on automatic without switch on and bed is dirty.I am a traditional Chinese lady,d moment I saw d mirrow is facing d entrance door and my bed is facing d window,I really can't sleep well at night.Having nightmares all night and...

1Thank Charlie T
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Cheap for all those backpackers ... just so not expect the same level of comfort from 3 star hotel. Currently undergoing refurbishment so need to deal with paint smell. You could easily this place if you are driving as it well hidden. We got a room with 4 single beds for RM115 a night. Quite a bargain I must say.

Thank Delip G
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 January 2015

It is conveniently located only 15 minute walk or 2 minute (RM6) taxi ride from JB Sentral. This is the terminal for crossing to Singapore by bus. The hotel itself is only average but that is normal for the price. Room could use a paint job and an airing out, it smelled a bit musty. The bus from KL and...

2Thank LJ_Can
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 27 January 2015

I found this hotel is a good choice for backpackers. The room and bathroom was quite clean. Be aware since this hotel located near the train station, so you may find some noise until midnight. Breakfast provided is simple one at the restaurant beside the hotel. A little bit far if you ant to go to the city. I took...

1Thank Anggi747
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 26 December 2014

Before I booked into the Zen Zeng for 2 nights, I read all The tripadvisor reviews and was really scared if I was making the right decision or not. Well I stayed for two nights and wondered if some of the review writers stayed at the same hotel. I was pleasantly surprised to find the room and bathroom clean and...

2Thank daddy069
Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Booked 3 nights but change to 1 night after I see the room (you can check out the room before making payment). Its clean but too ran down. Room was next to something (railway if i am not wrong) and very noisy till after 12 midnight. Cheap though at rm73 per night. Simple breakfast. Not so great location (3km from...

1Thank Benjamin_Annie
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Clean and comfortable . Price is good but no windows in room.

2Thank 진솔 김
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Reviewed 27 May 2014

This is the hotel if you are on a tight budget. The staff are friendly and the rooms are clean. There are windows and non windows room . I recommend the window rooms and at least you know if its day or night. The only complain is that they do not provide drinking water as they only provide a water...

3Thank mike348
Slidell, Louisiana
Reviewed 23 March 2014

At an affordable price, cant complain much. There were no drinking water provided in the room although it was stated in their website, but there is a hot/cold water dispenser on the 2nd floor. Unfortunately it ran out of water on the 2nd day so had to go to the next building if i wanted. Wi fi connection is unstable....

3Thank Andrew K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Johor Bharu is hardly a "must see" destination but with that said it is a crucial stepping off point to Borneo (East Malaysia) and in all likelihood it is going to become even more important as Air Asia expands it's reach and as Singaporeans seek out alternative accommodation options. Anyway, the Zen Zeng Hotel is a reasonable option for your...

1Thank Nomad_Lez

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Zen Zeng Hotel

Address: No. 2 4, 6 & 8, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Susur 1/1, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Johor > Johor Bahru District > Johor Bahru
Price Range: ₹ 1,028 - ₹ 1,799 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Zen Zeng Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 64
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“bring water”
daddy069, 26 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Any room will probably have to do.”
Nomad_Lez, 15 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Choose a front or side room away from the train line at the back...”
Wardysworld2, 13 Aug 2012 | Read review
“At the back would be best.”
31Bob, 9 Jul 2012 | Read review
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