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14 November, 2015

Review: Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, Nusajaya, Johor

Hi! I just shared about my first experience at Sanrio Hello Kitty Town, Johor recently, featuring the latest addition: Hello Kitty in Oz. During this trip, I spent a night staying in the Deluxe Room at Hotel Jen, under the umbrella of Shangri-La international hotel group.

Location wise, the hotel is only few minutes away from Legoland Theme Park (With FREE Shutter Bus Service too!), The Little Big Club, Angry Birds Activity Park Johor Bahru and Johor Premium Outlet (JPO). You can easily hop to or from Singapore via a 20-minute drive from Senai International Airport or an hour away from Singapore Changi Airport.

And Sanrio Hello Kitty Town is only 300m away from the hotel lobby.
All it takes is just a brisk walk to arrive at the wonderland!

Hello Jen! The theme of the hotel is very casual, incorporating vibrant hues of the sea into the architecture and little details within the building. Suitable for the young-at-heart travellers!

The most basic room available in this hotel is the 33 square metre Deluxe Room, which I feel is sufficiently spacious and comfortable for 2-3 pax. My room is facing the street, but you can always top up a little to get the harbour view from your room.

The room is very well-equipped with free WiFi, 40" LED TV, tea and coffee station, iron,
ironing board, hairdryer, safe box, refrigerator, mini bar, wardrobe, sofa and study table.

They even have bathtub in the washroom, with my favourite ring lighted makeup mirror hanging on the wall! This is perfect for makeup especially when the lighting in the room is too warm and relaxing.

Love the sea theme at the hotel lobby too! The quirky design throughout
the building makes every nook and corner very picture worthy.

The workout experience here is amazing-- Not just because of the varieties of equipment available, but also the scenic view of the harbour, providing spectacular view of the Johor straits through to Singapore. They even have convenient mobile charging stations at the gym and restaurants in the hotel! 

I don't mind working out for longer hours for such picturesque scenery!

How about a swim at the rooftop infinity pool followed by a cocktail from the SkyBar located right next to it?
Well, that's how we should spend some chill-out time to balance the senses and ease away that work day stress.

3 of us are sunbathing by the pool. Love the perfect lighting for selfies!
They even have a very cozy spa centre; Will definitely be back for this during the next visit! 

Breakfast for 2 is included in the room package, so on the next morning we head to the Harbour Cafe (which is just 2 levels below our room) for a sumptuous international buffet breakfast. Its spread of buffet is one of the best I've tried in terms of taste, freshness, varieties and uniqueness.

Being a bread person, the first thing I attack is the pastry corner-- Croissants, puffs and muffins; followed by my favourite milk with muesli and several premium condiments such as walnut, cashew nut, pineapple and more. 

I am delighted to find so many types of cheese and yoghurt flavours there. My personal favourite goes to the wildberry and mango yoghurt, which is quite tangy and not sweet like the commercial type!

For Asian flavours, they also serve Teo Chew porridge, Nasi Lemak, Chee Cheong Fun and
soup noodles. But what not to be missed is the Laksa Johor, a signature dish of the state!

After breakfast, we take a stroll along Puteri Harbour that surrounds the hotel with lush scenery.
It feels so good to stay close to the nature!

Overall, it is an amazing stay at Hotel Jen. Nice room, good food, beautiful surrounding. It is a perfect weekend getaway from the hustles and bustles of the city. If you plan to visit the theme parks, then Hotel Jen is the best location to stay and unwind.

Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour
Persiaran Puteri Selatan,
Puteri Harbour,
79000 Nusajaya,
Contact: +607-560 8888
Fax: +607-560 8999
Instagram: @HotelJenPH


  1. Gosh I love this place.. ideal for lots of fun and unwinding with the serenity of the calming surroundings...

  2. I used to stay the same hotel but it's in Singapore and the room I stayed in Singapore is smaller than the one you stayed in Johor. Anyway i want to visit this hotel next time. :)

  3. Haven't been there for a few years and they have a new hotel? This will be a popular hotel soon as Singaporeans love to shop and travel in Johor.


  4. Loving the infinity pool! So pretty! Didnt know that this hotel is under Shangri-la. Nice.

  5. The hotel facilities are pretty decent and breakfast is great. Glad you enjoy your stay.

  6. love this hotel so neat to the town I love. Yeah... buffet meals are my favourite as well love them as many choices to eat.

  7. Miss this hotel liao, maybe we girls should organize a staycation there again, then head to Singapore the next day

  8. Woo bathtub. Wanna jump inside. The hotel room looks cozy and comfortab. Views around the hotel are nice and the breakfast looks yummy. Will definitely stay there when head down to Johor.

  9. wah not bad ah got bath tub..i wan to soak in it loo!

  10. what an interesting hotel name.. hotel jen :) looks lovely too .

  11. that seems like a pretty nice hotel. The swimming pool so nice hor :D

  12. so nice and pretty their hotel room deco! I like the fishes on the hotel room wall :)
    Cheers, SiennyLovesDrawing

  13. I had a wonderful times staying there too. Nice room and nice food.

  14. I love your picture. Anyway, Hotel Jen is very nice and comfortable. Is also suitable for family type.

  15. i miss the place again!
    having so much fun there!

  16. The place looks good and the room looked spacious too. Love the scenery from the rooftop. I'm sure it'll look nice in the evening, a place to hang out and think..

  17. I love the scenery from the rooftop, and the range of food! Simply breathtaking!

  18. Nice hotel, especially the infinity pool, I can spend whole evening there myself :)

  19. I have been to this hotel a few times, and it never failed us. Our family have lego annual passes, and we have tried to explore in the area. We always end up going back to this hotel, and it is simply the best. Good food. good staff. and best location!

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