8 airbnbs in johor bahru parc regency
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The space that we stay in and the way we stay during holidays has transformed tremendously in recent years. We no longer look only for hotels or resorts, but also go through Airbnb listings to look for rental apartments, homestays, hostel beds, rooms, or even the whole property.

For our readers who are unaware of Airbnb, it is an online hospitality service that enables everyone - like you and me, to lease or rent short-term accommodation and lodging.

This article has more than a sprinkle of vacation or getaway cheer: from more than 1 million listings available for instant booking through Airbnb, PropSocial has picked out 8 captivating Airbnb properties in Johor, ranging from budget to lavishly priced.

1. Tropez Residences

Tropez Residences is perfectly nestled in the heart of Johor Bahru, offering a convenient stop-by for people travelling to Singapore or vice versa, via the Johor-Singapore Causeway.

Overlooking the tranquil sea, on lazy days, one can just chill in this spacious condominium amplified with natural lights and the beauty of nature. Besides that, there's a great number of convenience stores, restaurants, as well as laundry shop within walking distance.

In addition to that, several major destinations are just a short drive away: 10 minutes to Legoland, 20 minutes to Senai International Airport, 10 minutes to Singapore Woodlands Checkpoint and 10 minutes to City Square Shopping Mall. If you don’t have your own ride, fret not. Services like Uber, Grab, and other car rental services are aplenty in this area.

Price: Approximately RM121/night
Type: Condominium
No. of Guest: 8 people
Sleeping Arrangements: 2 bedrooms with 4 beds

2. Parc Regency

Away from the hustle and bustle, RentRadise Alfa Studio is a studio unit with a lot of privacy. Located conveniently in the middle of Mount Austin, Molek, Johor Jaya and Permas Jaya, it offers easy access to the thrilling Mount Austin Water Theme Park, bank and communication facilities, and several heavenly food spots.

With just RM100 per night, you can enjoy access to facilities such as swimming pool, gym and sauna, entertainment room, etc.

What’s more — ask for a discount from the host if you are seeking for a long-term stay in this property! You can thank us later.

Price: Approximately RM100/night
Type: Studio apartment
No. of Guest: 4 people
Sleeping Arrangements: 1 queen bed

3. KSL Residences

Just like its name, this 500 sf studio is cosy and tastefully decorated. Situated right above KSL City Mall in Johor, it is also the home to a collection of dining and entertainment outlets, including intimate bars, a family karaoke and a multiplex cinema. According to the owner, there is also a night market (or what we call “pasar malam”) every Monday — don’t miss it!

Change of plans? Don’t worry, the cancellation policy is very flexible. You can cancel the reservation up to 24 hours before check-in and still get a full refund.

No pets and smoking are allowed within the premise though. Sorry, pet lovers and smokers.

Price: Approximately RM180/night
Type: Studio apartment
No. of Guest: 4 people
Sleeping Arrangements: 3 beds (1 king size bed and 2 single beds)

4. Taman Pelangi

One of the top places where you can chill and relax while travelling to Johor is this modern courtyard house, paired with a splendour rooftop garden.

Sitting in the tranquil and secured neighbourhood within Johor Bahru, this property is only a few minute’s walk away to nearby eateries and night market — perfect for foodies and shopaholics. On top of that, it is also easily accessible by car and public transport.

A friendly reminder though, keep your voice and music down after 11pm as it might disturb the neighbours.

Price: Approximately RM275/night
Type: 2.5-storey terrace (entire house)
No. of Guest: 8 People
Sleeping Arrangements: 3 bedrooms with 3 beds

5. Afiniti Residences

From the exquisite design adorning its interior, to the mesmerising murmur of the oasis garden landscape designed by the architect of Garden by the Bay, Singapore, this apartment unit at Afiniti Residences reflects modern, grace, and sophistication.

This 484 sf apartment consists of a private room, a kitchen area, a living hall, and a balcony where you enjoy a cuppa while immersing yourself in the view of the green sanctuary the oasis.

This property is right next to Somerset Medini, you can literally walk to Legoland in just 3 minutes (well, below a minute if you are a runner!)

Price: Approximately RM188/night
Type: Entire apartment
No. of Guest: 5 people
Sleeping Arrangements: 1 bedroom with 4 beds

6. Austin Suites

Thanks to rapid development, diverse food cultures and entertainment options in Mount Austin, here we present to you another property that exudes its own elegant identity!

Conveniently located in Taman Mount Austin, Johor Bahru, this loft-styled condominium at Austin Suites is everything for a traveler. True relaxation is offered by this paradise in the centre of the bustling Iskandar township.

Price: Approximately RM200/night
Type: Condominium
No. of Guest: 5 people
Sleeping Arrangements: 1 bedroom (1 queen bed and 2 single beds); 1 common space (1 single bed)

7. East Ledang, Nusajaya

Want to live like a celebrity? Luxury doesn’t have to be expensive. Highly rated among Airbnb listings, this property is a 2-storey semi-detached villa located in the high profile area in Nusajaya, with only a 5-minute drive to Legoland.

Offering complete privacy, it includes three large bedrooms with attached toilets on the second floor and another room on the ground floor. It has been superbly maintained by the owner and features a wealth of architectural details. Every corner of the house is beamed with soothing lights that accentuate cosiness and luxury.

If you are up for a swim, only a small fee is required to use the nice swimming pool in the clubhouse. On a side note, parties and wedding ceremonies are strictly prohibited.

Price: Approximately RM386/night
Type: Villa
No. of Guest: 10 people
Sleeping Arrangements: 4 bedrooms (5 beds)

8. Ledang Heights

You don’t have to travel all the way to Indonesia to enjoy a full Balinese-villa. Sounds like a dream? Definitely not a dream, we promise. Surrounded by a serene environment with full privacy, this villa in Johor Bahru has the best of all — breathtaking garden terrace for a refreshing breakfast or romantic dinner; aesthetic interior with Balinese interpretation; the natural scent of plants in the air; and homely rooms that sync harmoniously with the vibrant space.

Seriously, what more can you ask for? Be ready to be captivated by the rustic charm of it.

Price: Approximately RM800/night
Type: Bungalow
No. of Guest: 14 people
Sleeping Arrangements: 4 bedrooms (7 beds)

There you have it. Do you know any other getaway havens in Johor Bahru? Do share with us in the comment section below!

(Written by: Sonder, 29th January 2018)

Own dp small

Truly beauties for an Airbnb there.  Jotting it down for my getaway there to southern. =)

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Don't forget there are a lot of new and exciting boutique hotels to choose from as well in Johor.

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@domng Never been there for ages. The last I was there they are just building the KSL.

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There is a Holiday Villa Hotel just opposite KSL City Mall. And a lot of new Johor skyscrapers being built in recent years.