For a no-frill stay, The Ardens Hotel in Johor Bahru has everything you need. Located in the prime neighborhood of Mount Austin, you’ll be surrounded by plenty of amenities and attractions such as AEON Tebrau Shopping Mall, IKEA Tebrau, Austin Heights Water Theme Park, and many more. Wanna know more about what else the hotel offers? Let’s follow travel writer and content creator Pojie during his staycation!
Good news: The hotel is offering a special rate from RM86/night from now until the end of the year! So, what else are you waiting for? Book now!
What’s your first impression of the hotel?
The Ardens Hotel is a boutique hotel that embraces the beauty of a home away from home where it offers guests a variety of rooms with Parisian chic decor, topped with services and facilities that every guest needs.
Strategically located around local eateries and convenience stores, the hotel is ideal for travelers who wish to unwind and at the same time, have everything you need just a few meters away from the hotel.
What can guests expect in their room?
The Ardens Hotel has 20 rooms and each of them is designed and styled with Parisian chic decor in vibrant colors. Do note that you’ll probably be spending some time in its spacious and Instagrammable bathroom taking lots of photos for the feed!
Each room is equipped with a complimentary bar with soft drinks and snacks for you to enjoy, as well as a high-speed WiFi connection, and most importantly a comfortable queen-size bed. There is also a TV with local and international channels for you to watch when you don’t feel like going anywhere but to just relax in your room.
Tip: Make sure to book the King Room as it is the main highlight of this hotel and psssst… it’s limited!
What about the food and drinks?
I have to say that the hotel’s breakfast is delicious and filling! Opt for a room rate that comes with a complimentary breakfast as the wide selection is worth it. They serve a myriad of meals from local to international cuisines such as American breakfast, butter kaya toast, fish and chips, dim sum, organic oatmeal and many more.
The chef gives extra attention to guests who have dietary restrictions or specific preferences to ensure you have a pleasant dining experience here. You can also pre-order your breakfast to save up more time. With these kinds of attention to detail, you’ll surely have a memorable stay!
Anything to say about the service?
The hotel staff at this property were truly accommodating. They greeted me with a warm welcome and were very attentive to my requests and inquiries. Feel free to ask them about local insights such as where to eat, what to do and see. On top of that, the hotel also has a 24-hour security guard to monitor the area and its guests’ safety.
Is it worth staying here?
With its affordable rate and great service, I would say it’s worth staying at The Ardens! You will enjoy more than what you paid as this hotel offers great comfort and remarkable hospitality. It’s an ideal stay for travelers who wish to have a staycation that is not too far from their home. Plus, it is not too far from eateries, local stores and other attractions in Johor Bahru!
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