The Perfect Hotel For A Family Staycation


By Ummi Abdullah

I was privileged to be invited by the Malaysian Tourism Board to enjoy a 2 day, 1 night stay at The Renaissance Johor Bahru to experience the hotel‘s accommodation and food. I had the opportunity to network with their GM Ms Joanne Chung, PR Managers Fazi and Natrah making my stay very enriching and enjoyable.

The Renaissance Johor Bahru is a new luxury hotel owned by Marriot to join a few of the other 5 star hotels in the city, situated at Bandar Baru Permas Jaya between Port of Pasir Gudang and Johor Bahru City Centre. Located not far from its vicinity is The Legoland, the new Angry Bird Activities Park, Hello Kitty Land and The Johor Premium outlet, which makes it perfect for a family staycation!

I was elated to be given the opportunity to stay in their Deluxe King room on the 13th floor, which is listed by the hotel as the best suited for business travelers and also family staycations. The room was very comfortable in every way. It is charming with carefully selected furnishing resembling elegance.

It is also fully equipped with everything that you need such as an ironing board, a contemporary study table to do your work and a lounge chair overlooking the great scenery to ease your mind. The hotel has the most comfortable bed and fluffy comforters and pillows that I have ever laid on.

You will not believe it, but my favourite spot is the toilet! As I am always busy with my business, I have little time for TV. However, during my stay in this 5 star hotel, I was able to watch TV while showering and enjoying the fresh scent from their line of toiletries from Tokyo Milk by Margot Elena. Pure Bliss! Any hotels that has a hand held bidet wins my vote! This extra accessory makes me contented and comfortable during my stay.

You will also appreciate the exquisite Pool Terrace rooms located on the 6th floor that has a timber deck connected to the pool from your room. Choose to stay either indoors or outdoors, as both options allow you to enjoy the sight of the calming pool…

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