(Recommended accommodation in Johor Bahru, Malaysia) DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru

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DoubleTree by Hilton expands its presence with the launch of its Johor Bahru property to meet the growing demand for upscale hotels in Malaysia’s southern region. One distinctive trait of the hotel chain is its hospitality that begins with a warm chocolate chip cookie upon arrival, which characterises welcome and care in DoubleTree by Hilton’s culture. The hotel chain has been baking these signature chocolate chip cookies for travellers all over the world for the past 25 years.

Fact: DoubleTree by Hilton gives out approximately 60,000 chocolate chip cookies to guests each day, adding up to more than 21 million cookies annually.

Since the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru in July, more than 10,000 chocolate chip cookies have been given out to guests.

Located in the Central Business District of Johor Bahru, the hotel is less than 5 kilometres from the Johor-Singapore Immigration Checkpoint, and 25 kilometres from the Senai International Airport. Its accessibility to Singapore and Changi International Airport is a major plus to international travellers.

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(Hotel Review) Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar

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Strategically located in the commercial hub of Pantai/Bangsar, Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar is nestled adjacent to multinational office complexes and the iconic Menara Telekom, also a brief five minutes drive from one of the largest shopping complexes in the capital, Mid Valley Megamall. With the launch of the KL Gateway Corporate Office Towers coming soon around the vicinity, business travellers and conference attendees will find the hotel of utmost convenience. Continue reading

Weekend Stay and Seafood Buffet at Harbour Café of Traders Hotel, Puteri Harbour, Johor, Malaysia

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Singapore is just a causeway apart from Malaysia, which explains high figures of Singaporeans travelling into Malaysia –some just for makan (eating) or a day of shopping in Johor Bahru. I myself travel to Johor Bahru frequently, mostly for the enticing food.

In desperate need of a holiday, away from home without having to board a plane, Malaysia makes an ideal destination. Puteri Harbour is a destination in itself. Spend a weekend at this peaceful and tranquil locale booming with restaurants, retail outlets and popular attraction Sanrio Hello Kitty Town (its first outside Japan).

Easily accessible from Singapore’s Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints and only 20 minutes from Senai International Airport, Traders Hotel at Puteri Harbour offers comfort with 283 rooms in total. Continue reading