Palacio Gym (Johan Avenue), Johor Bahru - male sauna & gym - Travel Gay Asia

Palacio Gym (Johan Avenue)

Jalan Tun Abdul Razak Susur 1/1, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 80300

audience rating: Palacio Gym (Johan Avenue), 3.1 out of 5 based on 48 ratings click to vote:
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Male sauna & gym on two floors. Palacio Gym (formerly “Johan Avenue”) features sauna, steam room, gym, jacuzzi and private cabins. Free coffee and biscuits.

Located opposite the Zen Zang Hotel.

weekday: 14:00 - 23:00

weekend: 13:00 - 23:00

venue: sauna (桑拿) | features: steam room, sauna, gym (蒸汽房, 桑拿, 健身房)



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based on 5 reviews
  1. colloquial At its best

    “What can I say.. when in Rome!

    Do t expect the twinks or beefcakes you see in the cosmo cities here. What you get are the rugged, rustic men that are rough around the edges and sexy as hell. They may not have the best etiquette when they are coming on to you, but that’s what makes it all so much more fun isn’t it? Go there to enjoy the locals.. it’ll be fun! PS: this ain’t written by some screaming queen. I’m as masculine as they get and I love this place!“


      on 23-09-2019 | Reply Problem with this review?

  2. No crowd even old crowd are missing

    “So it's Saturday 7pm, and there’s barely 10 people over there, 80% Malay + Indian. Where did everybody else go? Is there any other place?“


      on 03-08-2019 | Reply Problem with this review?

  3. Expensive

    “I was there on 24/6/2018 Sunday 3pm. Location is very easy to find. Paid rm20 for membership fee which doesn’t make any sense. Locker is very small, can’t fit a backpack. No condoms. Shower room looks filthy. There’s a 10ft x 10ft pool and nobody uses it, perhaps the water isn’t clean. There’s a simple set of fitness equipment but not accessible, glass door is locked. Perhaps it’s to fulfil ‘Gym‘ status for approval of operation licence. There are dark rooms every corner you turn without fan or ventilation. Imagine a bad body odour person in it who stinks up the entire place. Go somewhere else. I'd rather pay for MB“

      on 29-06-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?


      “Go to Singapore, Keybox Sauna is GREAT. Clean, showers are clean with soap and free juice. Nice selection of guys too!“

        on 15-08-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

  4. nice place

    “Went on Monday after work, lots of Chinese and hot Malay.“

      on 19-06-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

  5. Superb

    “That was really superb“

      on 05-03-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

  6. lost world

    “I went to this sauna one day...and I couldn't find this place,I been walking around the building opposite zen zeng hotel about 1 hours,has no clues..its address says jln tungku abdul razak susur 1/1 opposite zen zeng hotel,I event asked few people in that area to reconfirmed if I was in the right area.

    I been to the maze and Vgym all easy place to find. I come here to check out this place. Can the owner specify the real address for the newbies or visitor from others city can find this place easy? If not wanted to be found better closed end of story!!“

      on 07-09-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?


    “25 Aug, no longer JOHAN AVENUE. It is now Palacio Gym Center. I did not enter on this day. Nice Chinese door man was friendly.“

      on 25-08-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  8. Contact details INVALID

    “I have'nt been to this sauna before. Intending to give the sauana management a phone call, tried calling a few times however there was no response and realised the details are not updated. I read the reviews upon first visit an entry fee of RM40. With such services, charging RM40 ar first visiting would be unreasonable pricing. Please check and update the necessary details for customer's convenient. Thanks.“


      on 07-03-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • Corrected

      “Sorry, we had one digit wrong on the phone number. We've fixed it. Thanks for pointing out this mistake.“

        on 07-03-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?


        “Came down to johan avenue sauna today however I have no idea upon whether is the sauna is open today. Searched online ups and downs for the opening hours details, nothing is found.“

          on 08-03-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  9. A small place

    “This place is located among a row of shophouses off Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, near to Danga City Mall. First visit is RM40. If joined as a member, subsequent visits will be RM12 to RM22, depending on day of visit (cheapest on Tuesday, most expensive on public holidays). A big towel, a small towel and a locker key is given. Shoes and belongings are stored in the locker.

    The lower floor has a bath, shower area, toilet, steam room and sauna room. Apparently the water in the bath isn't clean, so didn't soak myself in it. Sauna and steam room temperature is high. The upper floor has a gym, a big dark room, several small dark rooms. There was no maze. The gym has several equipment, sufficient for a workout. The corridors have several old sofas. No condom, lube or tissue papers are provided anywhere.

    On a Saturday evening, the place was quiet, hardly 15 persons were there. Many were middle age men, a few older ones and very few below 30. A staff was seen cleaning and tidying up the place frequently, and is quite friendly. Nothing much interesting there at all, but if you wish to have a workout in the gym, and then sweat yourself out in the steam and sauna room, this place is passable. Will try visiting again on a Sunday and on their members day (Tuesday), to see if the crowd is any different.“

      on 17-01-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  10. Ordinary

    “I visited on Monday for the first time. Place was quite quiet, and the dark rooms does not provide condom and ky, i think we cannot to do anything .....“


      on 01-07-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  11. Nice

    “Enjoyed my visit on a Thursday about 3PM. Nice mix of guys. Will go back.“


      on 14-06-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

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