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Hotels in Pontian District

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Pontian is a district located in southwest of Johor Bahru. The name of Pontian comes from a Malay word "Perhentian" which means a stop. Back then, Pontian was a stop for both merchants and pirates and acts as the landing point during the 1960s. Some of the famous attractions here are Pulau Kukup and Tanjung Piai. End your day at some of the best Pontian District hotels that can be found here.

Popular hotels in Pontian District

LOBBY Princess Hotel
Hotels
No 672, Jalan Taib, Pontian Kechil, 82000 Pontian District, Johor, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia, 82000
Impressive - 8.4 / 10(6)
LOBBY Sunflower Express Hotel
Hotels
726 -728 , Tingkat 1, Jalan Taib, Kampung Atap, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia, 82000
With a stay at Sunflower Express Hotel in Pontian, you'll be in the business district and within the region of Pulau Kukup Johor National Park.
Impressive - 8.6 / 10(44)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING The Oikos Hotel
Hotels
No 2, Jalan Delima 2, Pusat Perdagangan Pontian, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia, 82000
Impressive - 8.5 / 10(48)
LOBBY Homestay Tawakkal @ Pontian Apartment
Homestays
20-2, Jalan Delima 7, Pusat Perdagangan Pontian, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia, 82000
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Kukup Golf Resort
Resorts
Pekan Penerok , Pontian, Johor, Malaysia, 82300
Good - 6.6 / 10(11)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Aloha Hotel
Hotels
11, Jalan Delima 13, Pusat Perdagangan Pontian, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia, 82000
With a stay at Aloha Hotel in Pontian, you'll be 25.5 mi (41 km) from Legoland Malaysia and 27 mi (43.4 km) from Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru. This hotel is 31.9 mi (51.3 km) from KSL City Mall and 25.5 mi (41 km) from Johor Premium Outlets.
Impressive - 8.8 / 10(7)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING New Dawn Hotel
Hotels
No. 2 Jalan Kota Emas 2, Taman Kota Emas, Batu 36 Jalan Johor, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia, 82000
With a stay at New Dawn Hotel in Pontian, you'll be 24.6 mi (39.7 km) from Legoland Malaysia and 24.6 mi (39.6 km) from Johor Premium Outlets. This hotel is 26.1 mi (42 km) from Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru and 31 mi (49.9 km) from KSL City Mall.
Convenient - 8.2 / 10(15)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Homestay Tawakkal @ Benut Pontian
Homestays
39/39A Jln Jaafar, Taman Harta, Benut, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia, 82200
EXTERIOR_BUILDING My Residence
Hotels
No 1-7, Jalan Delima 3, Pusat Perdagangan Pontian Kecil, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia, 82000
EXTERIOR_BUILDING East Mount Hotel
Hotels
No 8-10 Jalan Kukup Laut Kukup , Kukup, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia, 82300
LOBBY Sinar Eco Resort
Resorts
Lot 2346 GM 2535, Kg Sungai Molek, Pekan Nanas, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia, 81500
LOBBY Sam Huat Hotel
Hotels
No 4, 1st Floor, Jalan Johor, Batu 36, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia, 82000
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Semerah Suites Homestay Pontian
Homes
No. 18 , Tingkat 1, Jalan Delima Utama, Pusat Perdagangan Pontian, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia, 82000
VIEW_ATTRACTIONS Kukup Xiang Holiday Home
Guest Houses
PTD 1856, Kukup Laut, Kukup, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia, 82300
You'll be by the ocean with a stay at Kukup Xiang Holiday Home in Kukup.

Most commonly asked questions in Pontian District

What are the best areas to visit in Pontian District?

The best areas to visit in Pontian District are Kukup

What are the most popular landmarks in Pontian District?

How many hotels are listed in Pontian District?

Currently, there are around 15 hotels that you can book in Pontian District

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About

Pontian is one of the districts in southwest of Johor Bahru. The name of Pontian transformed from a Malay word "Perhentian" which means a stop. Back then, Pontian was a stop for both merchants and pirates and acts as the landing point for Indonesian navy during Konfrontasi Malaysia-Indonesia during the 1960s. The district also was formerly a fishing village which has developed into a small town. Pontian is populated by Malays of Bugis and Javanese descent and the Chinese community in Pontian originally belongs to the Fujian (Hokkien) dialect group.

The name Pontian is used in the names of two towns in the district, Pontian Besar and Pontian Kechil, of which the latter serves as its district capital. Other notable towns in Pontian include Ayer Baloi and Benut, north of Pontian Kechil and to the south and east of Pontian Kechil respectively are the towns of Teluk Kerang and Pekan Nanas. Kukup is a famous fishing village about 20 kilometres from Pontian Kechil and there is national park in Pontian include Tanjung Piai. This town is also site as the observatory to look for the crescent moon to mark the beginning of Muslim month of Ramadhan, Shawwal, and Zulhijjah, to celebrate fasting month of Ramadhan, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. Pontian is also noted for its variety of seafood which is sold at a reasonable price.

How to Get There

By Car

From Kuala Lumpur city centre, it takes usually 3 hours 30 minutes using North- South highway to reach Pontian by car or taxi.

By Plane

From Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Senai International Airport, the journey is approximately takes 45 minutes by using any available flights such as AirAsia, Firefly and Malindo Air. Once you arrive at airport, you can rent a car or take a taxi from Senai Airport to Pontian for another 55 minutes using Second Link Expy road or Sawah road or North- South highway.

The common languages used here at Pontian are Malay with Javanese accent, English and Chinese Hokkien and Mandarin dialect by the residents here.

Tourist Attractions

Pulau Kukup

Pulau Kukup is located 30 minutes away from Pontian town and declared as a RAMSAR site on 31 January 2003 as well as it is protected as a national park under the Johor State Park Corporation Enactment 1989 on 1997. Kukup Island or Pulau Kukup is one of the biggest inhabited mangrove sites in the world and there are various species of wildlife such as monkeys, wild boar, mudskipper and many more. The island was declared as “Wetland of International Importance” aimed at preserving the natural beauty of the island and it has a wonderful view and walkway through the forest which has five levels of elevated platforms giving a bird’s-eye view of the island. Pulau Kukup is also a kilometre away from the mainland with boat trips to the island costing RM5 and admission to the National Park costing another RM5. From Kukup town, tourists can reach Kukup Island by boat from Kukup Jetty.

Tanjung Piai

Located 90 kilometres south of Johor Bahru's city centre and around 34 minutes away from Pontian town, Tanjung Piai is one of the largest mangrove habitats in Malaysia and is the home for around 20 different species of mangrove plants. There are also some wild animal such as monkeys, mangrove crabs and various species of birds. Tanjung Piai has a national park which is Tanjung Piai Johor National Park which allows visitors to observe the habitats of mangrove plants. There are platforms built in the park so that visitors can walk and observe the habitat of mangrove and unique fauna in comfort. The entrance fee for the national park is RM3 for Malaysian adults and RM5 for international visitors. While in Kukup, do not miss the chance to try the fresh, delicious and cheap seafood. Coastway restaurant is one of the best and recommended restaurants to enjoy fresh seafood such as fish, crabs and prawns. There are also local seafood and international cuisines to enjoy here. Besides that, there are local shops selling local products such as ikan bilis, salted fish and belacan and also shopping centre which tourists can buy local things.

Hotels

The Oikos Hotel

The Oikos Hotel is situated in Pontian Kecil and takes around 25 minutes to reach Kukup island by using Kukup road. The hotel consists of 21 rooms and suites, all rooms from standard single room, deluxe room and family room come ensuite with its own bathroom and toiletries, Astro channels and with free WiFi throughout this place. Some of the rooms feature a seating area to relax in and rest. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property to help and assist you and other services when requested.

Sunflower Express Hotel

The hotel is only a 20-minute drive to Kukup Golf Club, and a 30-minute drive to Kukup Fishing Village as well as Tanjung Piai National Park. Each room is elegantly designed and furnished to the highest standard of comfort. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, flat-screen TV and an electric kettle as well as private bathrooms for hot and cold shower. Sunflower Express Hotel also can assist guests with laundry and car rental services. Newspapers are provided for reading and non-smoking rooms are also available.

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