Central DistrictJohor Bahru

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Explore Central District: its zoo, temples, culture, and more!

Explore the family-friendly city of Central District—shopping, theme parks, and popular sights from KSL City Mall to Johor Bahru City Square.

Top Hotels in Central District

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
KSL Hotel & Resort
KSL Hotel & Resort
4 out of 5
33 Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, Johor Bahru, Johor
NT$1,024
per night
Feb 22 - Feb 23

This family-friendly Johor Bahru resort is located in a shopping district, within 3 mi (5 km) of KSL City Mall, Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple and Johor Bahru ...

3.8/5Good! (5,052 reviews)

"Very nice view, good food , shopping area, go to anywhere easy"…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/21

KSL Hotel & Resort
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru
4 out of 5
12 Jalan Ngee Heng, Johor Bahru, Johor
NT$1,592
per night
Mar 8 - Mar 9

Located in Central District, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Persada Convention Center, Johor Bahru City Square, and Komtar JBCC. KSL City Mall ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,374 reviews)

"Celebrate my wedding anniversary at hotel. Room was decorated, and was given cookies upon check in. Staffs was friendly. Never regret choosing this hotel. 😊"…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/19

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru
Amari Johor Bahru
Amari Johor Bahru
4.5 out of 5
No. 82C, Jalan Trus, Johor Bahru, Johor
NT$1,538
per night
Mar 22 - Mar 23

This family-friendly Johor Bahru hotel is located in the business district, within a 5-minute walk of Persada Convention Center and Komtar JBCC. Johor Bahru ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,232 reviews)

"Excellent location. Nice, clean and quality bedsheets. Shampoo and shower gel could be better."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/16

Amari Johor Bahru
Capri by Fraser Johor Bahru
Capri by Fraser Johor Bahru
4 out of 5
Menara Tiga Serangkai, Jalan Tengku Azizah, Johor Bahru, Johor
NT$1,722
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

Located in Central District, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of R&F Mall, Johor Bahru City Square, and Komtar JBCC. KSL City Mall is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) away. JB ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (421 reviews)

"More shops nearby would be good. And probably returns shuttle bus to all the malls."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/15

Capri by Fraser Johor Bahru
Citrus Hotel Johor Bahru by Compass Hospitality
Citrus Hotel Johor Bahru by Compass Hospitality
3.5 out of 5
No. 16, Jalan Station, Johor Bahru, Johor
NT$730
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

Located in Central District, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Johor Bahru City Square and Komtar JBCC. KSL City Mall is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away. JB Sentral ...

3.4/5 (893 reviews)

"Centrally located with food street right in front of the hotel. Basic amenities were provided in the room. Newly renovated front desk is a good change compared to last time. Room renovations were disappointing. Probably new vinyl flooring (still uneven), same tiny toilet with soaps and toothbrushes ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/9

Citrus Hotel Johor Bahru by Compass Hospitality
Thistle Johor Bahru
Thistle Johor Bahru
4.5 out of 5
Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru, Johor
NT$1,809
per night
Mar 16 - Mar 17

Located in Central District, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque and Johor Zoo. Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple and Sultan ...

3.8/5Good! (1,082 reviews)

"The bathtub design enabled me to watch TV while being in it"…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/10

Thistle Johor Bahru

Popular things to do in Central District

Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque
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Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque

Visit the state mosque of Johor, a beautiful old building that was commissioned by a sultan and boasts a mix of architectural styles.

Johor Zoo
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Johor Zoo

Hang out with the animal kingdom to encounter a rich variety of wildlife at one of the oldest zoos in Malaysia.

Legoland Malaysia
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Legoland Malaysia

3.5/5(10 reviews)

Enjoy a fun-packed day of adventure for all the family at this combined theme park and water park attraction.

Other neighborhoods in Johor Bahru

The golden hanging light bulbs lit up the glass house of The Toast Cafe and gave the big space a magical aesthetic. Have a seat and enjoy a cup of coffee with friends in the cozy cafe. 

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trover photo by Tan Shu Mei

Bandar Baru Permas Jaya

4.5/5Wonderful!(5 area reviews)

Visitors highly recommend Bandar Baru Permas Jaya for its abundant dining options, and you can make a stop by Sungai Latoh while you're in town.

Bandar Baru Permas Jaya
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trover photo by Botak Jon

Bukit Indah

4/5Very Good!(1 area review)

Bukit Indah is popular for its ample dining options, and you might make a stop by Aeon Mall Bukit Indah, a top place to visit in the area.

Bukit Indah
Johor Bahru showing a playground and rides as well as an individual child

Medini

Visitors highly recommend Medini for its abundant dining options, and you can make a stop by Legoland Malaysia while you're in town.

Medini
Johor Bahru showing a fountain, rides and signage

Nusajaya

4/5Very Good!(20 area reviews)

Nusajaya is known for its abundant dining options, and you can plan a trip to Legoland Malaysia and Sanrio Hello Kitty Town while you're in town.

Nusajaya