A Luxurious Stay at Setia Sky 88, Johor Bahru

Setia Sky 88
Setia Sky 88

As a travel content creator, I have stayed in my fair share of accommodation of varying standards, from the sparse bamboo hut of Sahom Valley Agro & Eco Resort to the 5-star The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort.

Setia Sky 88
Setia Sky 88
lobby of Tower B
lobby of Tower B

During my recent trip to Batam/Bintan, Indonesia, I had to transit Johor Bahru. My choice of accommodation was an Airbnb at Setia Sky 88, upon the recommendation of my local friends.

my temporary home
my temporary home
neat interior decoration
neat interior decoration

It was my first experience at an Airbnb, and staying two nights at Setia Sky 88 exceeded all my expectations. One of the highlights was its incredibly mesmerising night view, a unique selling point of the project.

master bedroom
master bedroom
 with attached bathroom
with attached bathroom

You see, Setia Sky 88 is a luxurious residential condominium near Johor Bahru city, located in a most happening strip akin to Kuala Lumpur’s Bukit Bintang. The street was still a hive of activity at 3 in the morning.

2nd bedroom
2nd bedroom
 kitchen
kitchen

Plenty of entertainment, popular food and other conveniences are available, just a short walk away. Banafee Cafe, serving ayam penyet that received two thumbs up from the #1 food blogger in Johor and Singapore, Johor Kaki, is just next door.

 built-in cabinets
built-in cabinets
laundry room
laundry room

The condominium, currently with three towers, is well equipped with facilities and amenities such as swimming pools, billiard room, games room, gymnasium, and even a karaoke room. All these are available to residents, yes, plus Airbnb guests.

 neighbouring corner unit
neighbouring corner unit
 with awesome views
with awesome views

Meanwhile, my air-conditioned unit is equipped like a home, with a television set, kitchen with microwave oven, kettle as well as refrigerator, washing machine and other basic household appliances. It is also connected with WiFi internet.

one of the three bedrooms
one of the three bedrooms
spacious
spacious

I stayed twice at Setia Sky 88, once on my way to Batam/Bintan and again on my return trip. As can be seen, my accommodation was spacious: two-bedroom and three-bedroom units.

infinity pool
infinity pool
roof garden
roof garden

After my very pleasant experience at Setia Sky 88, I have no qualms staying at an Airbnb during my next travel. If I swing by Johor Bahru, Setia Sky 88 would surely be my first choice.

roof garden
roof garden
children's pool
children’s pool

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billiard room
billiard room
gym room
gym room

It’s thanks to these local friends that my two nights in JB were so memorable!

sky lounge
sky lounge
magnificent night view with The Astaka on right
magnificent night view with The Astaka on right

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With love

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