With the trend of couples crossing the border to enjoy cost savings yet not compromising on having a beautiful wedding, we continue to seek out the top hotel wedding venues in Johor Bahru. In this issue, we take a dive into the modern, minimalist Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, a hotel brand Under the Shangri-La Group that focuses on lifestyle – fun, adventure and discovery.
Hailed as the Jewel of Nusajaya, Hotel Jen Puteri Habour allows you to host your wedding celebration with a picturesque backdrop of the stunning harbour. This award winning Puteri Harbour is one of the most romantic venues in Johor Bahru to celebrate your matrimony, for the gorgeous waterfront creates a dreamy atmosphere and the contemporary interiors of Hotel Jen exude classy vibes for your big day.
Apart from being a 4-star premier wedding destination in Johor Bahru, it is a great spot to kick start your honeymoon, with plenty of attractions situated nearby like the Hello Kitty Town, Thomas Town, Legoland, Kota Iskandar and more. Johor Bahru also packs a punch for exciting things to do! Read on to find out what’s in store for you at Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, for your wedding day and honeymoon vacation.
8 Reasons to host your wedding at Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, Johor Bahru
1. A beautiful waterfront destination, for weddings by the harbour
Perched on the water’s edge, Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour is a venue like no other. The view of the harbour from the hotel is breathtaking and will have your guests blown away. This spectacular waterside location is perfect for quixotic solemnizations or ROM ceremonies in the south of Johor. Exchange your vows against the backdrop of harbor views, where the blue sky meets the shining waters.
2. Say your “I Dos” on a Yacht in the middle of the sea
For hopeless romantics like us who always find the opportunity to take it to the next level, here’s one for you – rent a yacht for your “I Dos”! Whether it is for your proposal, or exchanging of vows, sailing into the sunset will be a mesmerizing experience and most definitely an unforgettable moment.
As the warm glow of the sunset paints the horizon, the dreamy atmosphere for your big day is intensified. Furthermore, sailing from the marina creates a stunning backdrop to your wedding photos and videos! Watch a live proposal captured below for your inspiration.
3. Host a ballroom celebration
Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour has a grand ballroom for larger scale weddings and 7 function rooms that you can use to host a more intimate affair.
Whether you have 10or 600 guests, Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour has spaces to serve your capacity needs. The ballroom of Hotel Jen is elegantly carpeted and topped with classy glass chandeliers hanging down from the ceiling. The design of the room is relatively minimalist and holds potential for versatile set ups or decorations. Their rooms come with state of the art audiovisual equipment for the smooth airing of your beautiful photos and wedding clips.
Additionally, Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour has a team of culinary experts who embrace latest food trends across all traditions. Taking delight in personal touches and delicate techniques, they serve up a flavourful assortment of entrees, oriental or contemporary menus, a fine selection of hors d’oeuvres and cocktails to satisfy your guests and please their taste buds. Do reach out to the wedding team for a food tasting session prior to your event!
5. Comfortable contemporary rooms & suites for you and your guests
Our visit to Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour was made complete with a cosy stay in their comfortable rooms. The modern and contemporary aesthetics of the rooms was appealing. We highly recommend you seek out the Club Room with a Harbour View (32 m²) for waking up to such a beautiful sight is refreshing. A close alternative would be the spacious Executive Suite (64 m²) which delivers to you luxurious and restful comforts every night.
The suites give you access to the Club Lounge, where you will be served up light snacks and drinks during the day.
What’s special about Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour is that your little guests would be thrilled to stay in one of their Hello Kitty themed rooms! The rooms come in pink, blue, yellow and is a great way to have the little kids feeling delighted throughout the celebrations. Grab one of their themed packages on offer here.
6. Indulge in post-wedding luxuries
Apart from the comfortable rooms for your stay, Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour has plenty of spaces where you can indulge in post-wedding luxuries. The rooftop infinity pool, with the beautiful scenic view facing the harbour is a perfect spot to relax and unwind from wedding stresses.
The Hotel Jen gym is also a great place for a light workout to re-energize your senses. Stare through the full-length windows to the harbour and watch ships dock at the marina.
Nothing beats spending quality time with your other half, especially so after such a meaningful occasion as your wedding day. At Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, the SkyBar offers you an elegant dining experience with a sun-kissed sky and panoramic views of the Puteri Harbour. The kitchen at Skybar serves up fresh steaks, seafood, classic cocktails, desserts and quality wines!
7. A Lifestyle brand you can trust – at a fraction of the price!
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has always been one of our favourite luxury hotel chains in the world. Their attention to detail is simply amazing. Whether in terms of architecture, furnishings or their legendary hospitality (especially so when hosting special occasions), we trust the brand to always deliver an incredible experience for couples all around the world. After plenty of visits made to their hotels, we found that the experience is consistent throughout their brands – Shangri-La Hotels, Shangri-La Resorts, Traders Hotel, Kerry Hotels and Hotel Jen.
With Hotel Jen catering to the mid-range segment, it is wonderful that couples do not have to break the bank to enjoy Shangri-La’s immaculate accommodations and meticulous service. With an emphasis to “leave boring behind”, Hotel Jen was launched in 2014 to cater specially to urban adventurers. With Hotel Jen, you can seek out more authentic insights, homegrown experiences and spontaneous adventures! On top of their aim to deliver value, their playful twist on a friendlier and more outgoing atmosphere sure charms the younger generation of couples like ourselves.
Upon setting foot into Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, we found the lively zest and amiable hospitality very charming, one that we would gladly return to! Yet, rest assured that Hotel Jen also delivers the high levels of service, quality and comfort that Shangri-La is well known for. Hotel Jen also has 10 other spots in Asia Pacific awaiting your discovery.
8. Easily accessible from Singapore
Best of all, this waterfront destination is easily accessible. It is a 60-minute drive from Singapore’s Changi Airport or a 30-minute drive after crossing the causeway at City Square Mall. The easy access to Legoland and Hello Kitty Town makes it so convenient to visit after! There are also several golf clubs and resorts nearby if you are looking at extending your stay. We thoroughly enjoyed our short visit here. Thanks to the friendliness of the staff and wedding team, we are excited for you to check it out for yourselves too!
Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, Johor
Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Puteri Harbour
79000 Iskandar Puteri, Johor Darul Takzim,
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