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Outdoor pool
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In-room safe, desk, free WiFi, linens
In-room safe, desk, free WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

3.6 out of 5 Good
569 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Parking included
Air conditioning
Spa
Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationJohor Bahru City Square15 min walk
Popular LocationSultan Abu Bakar State Mosque4 min drive
Popular LocationKSL City Mall10 min drive
AirportJohor Bahru (JHB-Senai Intl.)38 min drive

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  • Executive Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 68 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsExecutive Twin Room
  • Premier Suite, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 66 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsPremier Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Queen Room

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 33 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsDeluxe Queen Room
  • Studio

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 50 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Studio Queen Room

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 50 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStudio Queen Room
  • Deluxe Twin Room

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 33 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsDeluxe Twin Room
  • Executive Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 68 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsExecutive Double Room

About this area

Johor Bahru

Located in Johor Bahru, GBW Hotel is in a walkable area with good shopping. R&F Mall and Johor Bahru City Square are worth exploring if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park and Legoland Malaysia. Check out an event or a game at Singapore Turf Club, and consider making time for Singapore Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Johor Bahru City Square - 15 min walk
  • Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque - 4 min drive
  • KSL City Mall - 10 min drive
  • Danga Bay - 12 min drive
  • Singapore Zoo - 48 min drive

Getting around

  • Kranji Station - 7 min drive
  • JB Sentral - 12 min walk
  • AirportJohor Bahru (JHB-Senai Intl.) - 38 min drive

About this property

GBW Hotel

3.5-star Johor Bahru hotel in Central District, near R&F Mall
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a spa tub and a sauna are on-site. All 221 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, LCD TVs with cable channels, and conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers. Guests will also find room service (during limited hours), free bottled water and hairdryers.
GBW Hotel offers 221 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. 40-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include slippers and hairdryers.

This Johor Bahru hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows regional sanitisation guidelines of Safe & Clean (Malaysia)
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6 AM–10 AM: MYR 25 for adults and MYR 25 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Malay

Business services

  • 3 meeting rooms
  • Business centre
  • Conference space

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property from 1 July 2021. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: MYR 25 for adults and MYR 25 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

Property is also known as

Grand Bluewave Hotel Johor Bahru
GBW Hotel Johor Bahru
Grand Bluewave Johor Bahru
Grand Bluewave
GBW Johor Bahru
GBW Hotel Hotel
GBW Hotel Johor Bahru
GBW Hotel Hotel Johor Bahru

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at GBW Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, GBW Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to GBW Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does GBW Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is GBW Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at GBW Hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at GBW Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to anytime.
What time is check-out at GBW Hotel?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is GBW Hotel located?
Located in Central District, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of R&F Mall and Johor Bahru City Square. KSL City Mall and Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru are also within 9 mi (15 km). JB Sentral is 12 minutes by foot.
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3.5/5

Cleanliness

3.7/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
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Best hotel with cheaper price. Very satisfied. Thanks
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Shower, TV English channels and power point.
Excellent view from Room 1183. The shower was not working well, drainage of water was slow. No power point at bedside. Very few TV English channels.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
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Poor ammenities
The room was fine except for a few things. 1. The wifi signal inside the room is poor. Had difficult to connect with phones. 2. Unable to connect wifi for more than 1 connections 3. The television is signal is bad. Difficult to change the channel and adjust the volume using the remote. 4. The entrance door has no 2nd locking as it is faulty. 5. No power point near to the beds. Inconvenience to charge the phone and need to search for power points.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
fast response and patient from service staff after calling few times
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

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