Hostels in Johor Bahru, Malásia

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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.

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?

A hostel in Johor Bahru costs on average $9 for a dorm. A hostel in Johor Bahru with private rooms costs on average $23. shows all 8 Hostels in Johor Bahru. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 8 hostel in Johor Bahru, Malásia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Johor Bahru such as
  • 5 hotel
  • 3 guesthouse
  • 1 apartment

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Johor Bahru.

Your Packing List for Johor Bahru

Your Packing List for Johor Bahru

Pack smart, not hard

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

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:

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.

Get your full Packing List here

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.
8 Total number of hostels
$9 Average dorm price
$23 Average private room price
$5 Cheapest hostel in Johor Bahru
Double K Hostel is the cheapest
6.3 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Johor Bahru - from the Community

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