Hostels in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

7 hostels available. Prices start from $3 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Johor Bahru

Digital Nomads Solo Traveller
"…Guests with "Fully Vaccinated" status shown in MySejahtera can only check in at our property. The property reserves the right not to accept the guests if the guests did not show the document as … More
Solo Traveller
"…Each guest is assigned a mug to use, and for which the guest is responsible during the stay. There are plenty of sitting areas as well with some books and boardgames, and there is also a mini zoo … More
"…- We do not accept customers younger than 18 years of age - Taxes included - Breakfast included - Smoking not allowed in room; but we have certain smoking area. - No curfew" …"from Senai … More
"…Taxes included. Breakfast included. We do not accept customers younger than 12 years of age. Non smoking/vaping. No pet allowed." …"The nearest airport is Seletar Airport, 24 km from Pelangi … More
Youth Hostel
"…Bottled mineral water and snacks are also available for sale at the front desk counter. For travelers who would like to control their travel budget while looking for an enclosed compartment for … More
Youth Hostel
"…Singapore is 43 km from Restel Capsule Stay, while Johor Bahru is 17 km from the property. The nearest airport is Senai International Airport, 18 km from the accommodation. Terms & Conditions … More
Family-Friendly Hostel
"…This small old house has only basic facilities but is priced accordingly. Given the pricing, the good quality free Wi-Fi (some pricey popular hostels could learn from this) and refreshments, it … More

Hotels in Johor Bahru

"…The hotel also has convenient access to business centers, shopping districts and local attraction. Grand Hallmark Hotel has a total of 41 fully cosily furnished guest rooms ranging from Standard … More
"Hallmark Regency Hotel in Johor Bahru offers one of the most sought after locations in JB City Center making it one the most ideal urban retreats for both business and leisure travelers. The hotel … More
"…Its unique features and layout is ideal for group getaways, college outings or vacation with friends. The hotel offers varied service and facilities for guests' utmost convenience. For health- … More

Hostels in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

7 hostels available. Prices start from $6 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Johor Bahru (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Johor Bahru.

Guess what? Johor Bahru is also named and spelled Johor Baharu - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Johor Bharu is a city in the south of Peninsular Malaysia right at the border with Singapore -- that is the main reason the city has several hostels and shows up on any map! The city itself is not very vibrant, but you will feel the huge crowds in the city, as it is the main gateway to enter in Singapore coming from Malaysia by land –- if you are crossing the border, don't forget to get all the information about the conditions applied to your nationality. There are also regular ferries to Indonesia, namely Sumatra Island.

If you end up in the city, you won't stay long -– because there is no reason to, and nothing to really attract you, so head to the night market, the most lively place in the city. To get there, you just need to know where the train station is -– probably you will arrive in Johor Bharu by train -- and then cross the footbridge. You can't miss it -- it's just next to the Hindu temple. Here you can have good typical food for cheap prices with a good atmosphere.

The best way to arrive in Johor Bharu is by train, as the station is near the city center and it's an easy walk to Johor Bharu's hostels and to the night market. There is also an airport thirty kilometers away from the city -– you can find a regular shuttle bus to the city center in a regular basis. There's also a bus station, but from here you will need to catch a taxi to the city center.

There are only a few hostels in Johor Bharu but they are enough as just a few travelers stop in the city, so you shouldn't have problems if you do not book far in advance. Johor Bahru's hostels are fair with a good relation between price and quality, but expect them to be really simple and basic, just with essential facilities.

Written by local enthusiast for Johor Bahru hostels

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Johor Bahru Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Johor Bahru, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 7
Average dorm price $12
Average private room price $36
Cheapest hostel in Johor Bahru Memory Guesthouse Jb with $6
Average rating of all hostels 6.7

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