6 Hostels in Johor Bahru, Malaisie

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Johor Bahru, Malaisie. You can choose from 6 Johor Bahru hostels. In total, there are 16 cheap places to stay in Johor Bahru such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $5 for a dorm.

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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.

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Cheapest hostel in Johor Bahru


(Double K Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Johor Bahru

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Hostels in Johor Bahru for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Johor Bahru for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Johor Bahru? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Johor Bahru alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Johor Bahru. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

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

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

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Johor Bahru here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Singapour Singapour (22 Km / 14 mi.)
Batam Batam (46 Km / 29 mi.)
Bintan Island Bintan Island (89 Km / 55 mi.)
Mersing Mersing (108 Km / 67 mi.)
Muar Muar (147 Km / 91 mi.)
Kuala Rompin Kuala Rompin (153 Km / 95 mi.)
Tioman Island Tioman Island (155 Km / 96 mi.)

FAQ about Johor Bahru Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Johor Bahru. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Johor Bahru. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Johor Bahru Hostels

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Travel Tips for Johor Bahru - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Johor Bahru

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Johor Bahru and Malaisie.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Johor Bahru