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Old 07-11-2017, 09:57 AM   #4786
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anybody tried the amari hotel opposite komtar? opened a few months ago. how does it compare to puteri pacific and double tree hilton
Look back in this thread. I stayed one night. The pool should be accessible by now. Better try it since it is still new.
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Old 07-11-2017, 11:16 AM   #4787
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friend tried, said not bad ...
however their lowest tier room no bath tub 27m2..

their price is quite hgih, 80+ to 90+ ...
sometimes more expensive than ksl ...

puteri pacific is quite old , about 20+ yrs at least ...
lowest tier have bath tub, about 33m2

double tree by hilton lowest tier no bath tub, about 28m2, need walk about 10min to city square , not really very accessible , unless u dun mind walking without shelter , or u can grab to ksl or city square about 7 myr
No bathtub no problem, unless you're with kids? I personally prefer overhead showers to soaking in a public tub (I know they clean it la, but still a bit gross). SOME MORE HILTON GOT COOKIES HAHAHAHA!

The 10-minute is manageable la, akin to walking to the cafe area from City Square. Otherwise like you mentioned, Grab everywhere lo. Dirt cheap, with plenty of promo codes. I like Mutiara too but find it bit old.

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which place near city square can I get soldering stuff like flux, iron tips, soldering wires, ...?
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Old 07-11-2017, 01:38 PM   #4789
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which place near city square can I get soldering stuff like flux, iron tips, soldering wires, ...?
Why not our very own Sim Lim Tower or Jln Besar? There is a Mr DIY at Kotaraya.
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Old 07-11-2017, 01:55 PM   #4790
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Anyway for those lazy to walk, DoubleTree is only RM3 from City Square.



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Old 07-11-2017, 07:47 PM   #4791
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Any other shopping malls other than city square and ksl? Any recommended lunch buffet in JB hotel? TIA.
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Old 08-11-2017, 12:46 AM   #4792
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Any other shopping malls other than city square and ksl? Any recommended lunch buffet in JB hotel? TIA.
Aeon Tebrau City.

The buffet at DoubleTree looks okay.

Why not venture out into the streets instead of staying in the malls?

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Old 08-11-2017, 12:48 AM   #4793
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Any other shopping malls other than city square and ksl? Any recommended lunch buffet in JB hotel? TIA.
Bandar Dato Onn newly opened Aeon mall
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Old 08-11-2017, 08:43 AM   #4794
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Can Grab in Malaysia function inter-state, eg frm JB go KL? How do you all handle mobile data in JB to book grab?
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Old 08-11-2017, 08:44 AM   #4795
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Anyway for those lazy to walk, DoubleTree is only RM3 from City Square.
Took cab from in front of City Square before, was RM5 IIRC. Yup, back when I haven't switch to GrabC.
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Old 08-11-2017, 08:47 AM   #4796
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Why not venture out into the streets instead of staying in the malls?
Second this. With what you pay in the malls/hotels, you can have your own style of buffet with a wider variety of food and a bigger space to explore.
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Old 08-11-2017, 03:39 PM   #4797
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Quick question: I plan to take the KTM train to sentral but it's my first time. So assuming I buy a 12pm train ticket. How will I clear immigration? So do I reach woodlands ciq like 10am cause I am not sure if there is a human jam clearing immigration so that I will not miss the train? How does it work?
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Old 08-11-2017, 03:46 PM   #4798
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Quick question: I plan to take the KTM train to sentral but it's my first time. So assuming I buy a 12pm train ticket. How will I clear immigration? So do I reach woodlands ciq like 10am cause I am not sure if there is a human jam clearing immigration so that I will not miss the train? How does it work?
I've never taken train in before, only out, so I believe it's the same procedure. I think a 2-hour buffer is too big of a margin. Maybe 1115?

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I've never taken train in before, only out, so I believe it's the same procedure. I think a 2-hour buffer is too big of a margin. Maybe 1115?
So meaning only clearing immigration then I can present my tickets for boarding right
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Old 08-11-2017, 04:18 PM   #4800
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So meaning only clearing immigration then I can present my tickets for boarding right
For coming out of JB:

For e.g. 2215 train, queues will start to form around 2130 (some kiasu ones maybe earlier). Scan ticket and show passport. Enter the gantry. X-ray machine and chop passport. Go down to platform. Board train. Reach SG, scan passport, X-ray machine. Done. Usually if jam it's Singapore side when coming back, but even so much better than the queues for bus.

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