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Below are a few reviews I have for Grand Sentosa Hotel , The situation is as such. Initially I booked a superior room with twin bed, upon reaching , I have upgraded into a superior suite (with an additional charge of RM150 excluding GST) which...More
Location is prime, but hotel is old, need to be renovate.
You can see stain everywhere, from bed, bed sheet, shower etc
Wi-fi signal is also poor connection
Breakfast menu is average, better to have breakfast at old town cafe nearby
a low budget but bad condition hotel. Cigarette butt burnt marks on toilet seat cover and carpet. strong smoke stench even when I requested for non smoking room. Generally a run down hotel which needs a renovation. Waited a long time to check in at...More
We stayed at this property on Jan 24-27. One month before, when I made the booking, I wrote that we needed connecting rooms because we would be traveling with my mom (73) who needs our assistance. One day before our arrival, I sent a direct...More
Stayed at one of the Superior Room for 2 days 1 night.
- Room was clean
- All the staffs we encounter are helpful and friendly
- Affordable price
Rooms for improvement:
- Room card was not ready the first time we went up...More
Response from IwanYoelianto | Reviewed this property |
Hello Mr. DEBANIK_B. You do not worry about culinary. Around the hotel you may have a lot of choices including local eateries, porridge, vegetarian till western food. The food cost it may spend around MYR. 5-10 per meal per... More
Hello Mr. DEBANIK_B. You do not worry about culinary. Around the hotel you may have a lot of choices including local eateries, porridge, vegetarian till western food. The food cost it may spend around MYR. 5-10 per meal per person. It's all depends what kind of food you select and their item. Downstair the hotel you asked has Cafe. It's call Oldtown White Coffee for 24hours service. They also provide WiFi consider fast too. The Oldtown White Coffee cafe about the cost may spend a little bit expensive causes the class a bit higer than hawker place. 1 meal per person average the cheapest is take the cost around MYR.7-8 and normally is breakfast package.
To be honest the hotel rate now is more expensive comoare with before. Before the rate is super fantastic. But my personal is even hotel cost per night get higher but still very worth. Just for your information additional only, Malaysia's government is starting to collect tourist and local government tax per room per night. Means the hotel rate you pay must be add some mount for tax. That's compulsory and you can not hide this matter even you stay the cheapest hotel also you need to do.
Regarding about transportation go to Kuala Lumpur, from the hotel is not to far to Johor Bahru Bus Station. They are calling it Larking Bus Station. Johor Bahru has online taxi you may use like Uber or Grab Taxi. From the distance may take the cost MYR. 8-12 per way (around that because i forgotten also). If you take conventional taxi may double price and also need to negotiate with taxi driver causes they are never use metres machine.
From Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur normally is take 5hours. But average is only 4 to 4.5hours you may reach. It's depends about traffic during the way. For the bus ticket per person per way i am not sure and keep up to date. I think it should be still around MYR. 30++.
Hope my information if useful for you.
Iwan Yulianto from Indonesia.