Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Budget accommodation in JB is no great shakes, but you needn't sleep in the bus station either.
JB's top new-comer29 Jalan Meldrum
T: (07) 228 8111; F: (07) 221 1118
A newcomer for 2009, Hanya Satu is giving JB's mass of mediocre budget hotels a run for their money. The hotel's exterior is bright and welcoming, the staff actually smile, and the rooms don't ... Read the full review of Hanya Satu Hotel.120 to 250 ringgit 1 vote Midrange
Something for everyone1 Jalan Siu Nam (Jalan Meldrum)
T: (07) 227 8988; F: (07) 227 8990
Of all the budget hotels with neon signs in central JB, the Meldrum is much, much better than average. It's deceptively large -- 107 rooms are spread out over five floors -- and the rooms have been ... Read the full review of Meldrum Hotel.120 to 250 ringgit 1 vote Midrange
A refuge of luxury in central JBJalan Abdullah Ibrahim
T: (07) 219 9999; F: (07) 219 9998
If you're in the mood to splurge, this is the place to go. The rooms are contemporary with all the trimmings like satellite TV, complimentary mini-bar, king-sized beds, separate bathtub and shower, ... Read the full review of Puteri Pacific.Over 500 ringgit 1 vote Luxury
Functional and easy to find80-A Jalan Wong Ah Fook
T: (07) 224 6625; F: (07) 223 4989
On busy Jalan Ah Wong Fook, Hotel J.B. is popular with weary reservation-less travellers simply because it's one of the first budget hotels they stumble upon. The hotel has seven floors of ... Read the full review of Hotel J.B..60 to 120 ringgit 1 vote Flashpacker
Comfy mid-range business hotel18 Jalan Wong Ah Fook
T: (07) 221 3000; F: (07) 276 4022
The price feels high for such a forgettable hotel (they don't even have a pool or fitness centre), but the JA Residence is a reliable stand-by. The location is great, the staff efficient and the ... Read the full review of JA Residence Hotel.Under 60 ringgit 1 vote Backpacker
Like crashing on a friend's couch4H Jalan Ismail
T: (07) 224 2881;
JB's only backpacker accommodation, this hippy hideaway won't win any points for tidiness but its homey vibe and low prices keep travellers coming back for more. The funky 70s-styled house has a ... Read the full review of Footloose Homestay.Under 60 ringgit 1 vote Backpacker
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