We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

JB Central Hotel

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
JB Central Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel"},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 26: English reviews
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Spend a nite on new year eve. Old hotel but big room, no remote control for tv. Not soundproof can hear neighbour next door. Breakfast menu very limited. But ok for me i like the mee goreng taste good. Location of the hotel next to big shopping mall n Jb central bus.

Thank Surina S
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

seriously bad service attitude. I book a room before my trip two weeks before, present day they told me that was not room reserved for me! what?? I were alone in the night, why can they just told me no room was.reserved and without any apologize. friends,seriously not recommend.

Thank Denniz D

Travellers are raving about these Johor Bahru hotels

Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Well, what can I say about this hotel? Terrible, lousy, dirty, sickening & whatever negative remarks I can think of! I checked in on 10th September 2015 for a night stay. Lucky for, it was just a night, yes, night of hell! I was given Room 1916. The lift was as terrible as the experience I had while going up... More 

1 Thank csfoo88
Waihi, New Zealand
Level Contributor
40 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Reasonably priced with pleasant helpful staff. The room was just OK. Broken towel rack, leaking bidi, hairs on the bathroom floor. The room was tired but ok for a nights sleep. I didn't like the location, you can't really wander round and grasp the place, especially at night. There are other hotels in the area and a Lot of condo... More 

1 Thank Mikolo1
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Very dirty and old hotel! Very bad services from the lobby receptionist. Gave us the wrong room and also being rude on us! Do not have WiFi in the room. Very hard bed. The shower has water leakage and no warm water.The television is not working properly. Promise to repair the television but do not do so after a few... More 

Thank Goh C
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Been there for a weekend.. The whole place looks rundown and for all.the hotel there is just one service person.. There was no remote for TV or air con... No bar in the hotel.. On the positive side the hotel is located close to the causeway and malls.. And good food around nearby.. Dint try the spa though.. Not worth... More 

Thank Arvind P
Selangor, Malaysia
Level Contributor
107 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

I just checked out of this hotel 1/2 hour ago. There is vomitus stain near the lift to the dining area where I had breakfast. Crumbles of food beneath my bed. Breakfast was supposed to start at 7am. In the end, breakfast is ready to be served at 7.25am. There are only few good points about this hotel - spacious... More 

1 Thank Traveller1120y
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

I booked this hotel thriugh expedia 7 hours before i reached johor bahru. Very last minute and long weekend. My intention just to stay around nearby this area with all others selections hotel was fully booked. I only have one last choice which this hotel. Everything was bad from the tune i stepped in to reception to the room. Reception... More 

4 Thank oshkosh2304
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014

I had book this hotel Via Asia web, the package stated include breakfast for two and included full buffet breakfast. When I went to the reception next morning to the buffet location, they told us that the don't serve buffet during Ramadan month only serve a la cart like bread and butter, fried noodle and fried rice, the worst thing... More 

3 Thank VHTraveler86
Kuching, Malaysia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2014

Been bitten by bed bugs but the reception didn't offer any apology and just said ' I also don't know. ' Even didn't initiative to change room for us until I demand so. And the King bed size doesn't seem like the right size. More to Queen size. However the room is spacious and air con is cold and it's... More 

3 Thank DianaCeline

23 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (23)
View from Room (3)
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Room/Suite (7)
Dining (3)
Bathroom (2)
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Johor Bahru hotels
0.0 km away
Citrus Hotel Johor Bahru
Citrus Hotel Johor Bahru
#27 of 104 in Johor Bahru
756 reviews
0.2 km away
Baguss City Hotel Sdn Bhd
Baguss City Hotel Sdn Bhd
#52 of 104 in Johor Bahru
8 reviews
0.2 km away
Meldrum Hotel
Meldrum Hotel
#54 of 104 in Johor Bahru
46 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.5 km away
AmanSari Hotel City Centre
AmanSari Hotel City Centre
#36 of 104 in Johor Bahru
115 reviews
0.1 km away
Belllo Hotel JB Central
Belllo Hotel JB Central
#7 of 104 in Johor Bahru
157 reviews
0.5 km away
Hotel Sentral Johor Bahru
Hotel Sentral Johor Bahru
#74 of 104 in Johor Bahru
118 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about JB Central Hotel

Address: Merlin Tower Jalan Meldrum, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Johor > Johor Bahru District > Johor Bahru
Price Range: ₹ 2,120 - ₹ 2,531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — JB Central Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 200
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Expedia, Asiatravel.com Holdings, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Agoda, Priceline and Booking.com so you can book your JB Central Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#10 Spa Hotel in Johor Bahru
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from JB Central Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Avoid this hotel at all cost!”
 of 5 bubbles csfoo88, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I advice dont stay this hotels... There are many budget hotels in the same area which provide good service and acceptable room conditions. This hotel is bad.”
 of 5 bubbles XavierAzhar, 3 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the higher floor, they have a really nice view of the causeway and the city”
  • View from room
  • blurry tv
  • Room
  • View from the 19 floor at night
  • Well functioning air-con
  • Blurry TV
  • Bathroom
  • Standing shower with really weak water pressure
 of 5 bubbles Hotel_Reviewer_Jem, 2 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Need to change the modern decoration room and provide the new things and eletrical things. and breakfast change..restaurant need new renovation. environment in hotel need to change to new.”
 of 5 bubbles kgcl28, 1 Jan 2013 | Read review
“High floors have nice views”
 of 5 bubbles 83Bart, 15 Jul 2011 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay