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“good place but rude counter girl”

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Tropical Inn Johor Bahru
Ranked #75 of 109 Hotels in Johor Bahru
singapore
1 review
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“good place but rude counter girl”
Reviewed 20 September 2008

I stayed quite often at this place in the past, due to its proximity with the bus station. Its ideal if one wants to take the early morning bus to Senai. My previous stays have been ok except this one time, which probably will be my last stay there. The counter girl during our checkout was rude and totally uncouth. The rest of the staff were however, quite civilized and pleasant. Nonetheless, just this one gal was enough to put me off this hotel.

  • Stayed December 2007, travelled with family
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
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Ampang, Malaysia
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Reviewed 10 February 2008

My husband and I had to travel to JB for a close friend's wedding. Due to tight schedule, we could only stay for one night. I made the booking 2 weeks earlier because the wedding was held during Chinese New Year (public holiday). The online booking thru hotel's website was easy and the hotel's rates are within budget.

Since we were running out of time after driving from KL, we requested to check-in 2 hours earlier than the normal check-in time. Our request were granted without any extra charge (provided room is available). The room was clean and tidy, prompt action taken when I asked for iron and hairdryer, friendly staff & service and good breakfast.

Will definitely come again for our next one day trip to Singapore because of its strategic location.

  • Liked — friendly staff and good service
  • Disliked — basement carpark - looks scary
  • Stayed February 2008, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 January 2006

I stayed two years at the Tropical Inn from August 2002 to December 2004 while working in Johor Bahru, it might only be two star but the food is good and the company at the Gold Bar is great, Thursday night appy hours are the best. Ask for Chief Woon.

The owners spent quite a some of money in 2004 on renovations to the downstairs, coffee shop, lobby and bar, plans are in for renovation to the bedrooms.

Johor Bahru was a wild town just across the causeway from Singapore, a bit quite these days but the entrance to Malaysia from Singapore.

Best part is, I met my wife there during a conference.

John Dennis
Ex Exxon, Petronas, and ABB.
Email: johndennis88@yahoo.co.uk

  • Stayed January 2005, travelled on business
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Property: Tropical Inn Johor Bahru
Address: 15 Jalan Gereja, Johor Bahru 80100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Johor > Johor Bahru District > Johor Bahru
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
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Ranked #75 of 109 Hotels in Johor Bahru
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Hotel Class:3 star — Tropical Inn Johor Bahru 3*
Number of rooms: 170
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