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Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL

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DeFuniak Springs, Florida
Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

Visited this weekend to watch the Gator boys baseball team. It was a last minute trip so the reasonable priced accommodations were limited. Took a chance and booked here. The owner was very friendly and helpful. We entered the room and were pleasantly surprised at its cleanliness. The beds were comfortable. Bathroom is tiny, but like the rest of the...

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Paul P, Owner at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review and to let other guests what to expect. We value our guests' perspectives and appreciate feedback just as much. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to serving you in the future. Our 24-hour guest services are available for your convenience.

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 31 May 2015

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Mountain Grove, Missouri
Reviewed 27 May 2015

The price you pay is what you are going to get. Okay for a one night stay but probably would not choose it again. Room was okay but not the cleanest. Neighborhood was okay but was glad to leave the next morning.

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Paul P, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you Libby for taking the time to leave your thoughts here. We understand that you have certain expectations when traveling and are sorry we were not able to meet all of these for this trip. We hope you find accommodations more to your liking on your next visit.

Gastonia, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We stayed with a group for 3 nights at this hotel. The location is very convenient and the hotel was quiet, clean, and well lit. Nothing fancy, but a great bargain. IHOP is across the street and daily continental breakfast served daily. Easy access to I-75.

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Paul P, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Dear Brad. Thank you for your visit and for your review. We are so grateful for these reviews and appreciate your taking time to leave us one. We are also very happy to have met your travel expectations and hope to do so again. We are happy to help you with future visits via our direct phone line or via...

Chattahoochee, Florida
Reviewed 19 May 2015

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Kissimmee, Florida
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Was in Gainesville for business and stayed at the HOJO for three nights. Everything was very good, and I have little to complain about. The value is excellent for all that is included in the room and the breakfast. The breakfast could use some loaves of bread.

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Paul P, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review on Tripadvisor. We are pleased to know that your stay with satisfactory and hope that you will stay with us for your next visit. We are constantly making improvement to our services as business grows and take our guests recommendations and comments into account when doing so. Thank you again and we look...

Miami Shores, Florida
Reviewed 11 May 2015

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Reviewed 5 May 2015

Loud party outside. Pool was very dirty, and area surrounding it. The price for U of F graduation unreal.

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Paul P, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave us your thoughts. We understand you have certain expectations when traveling and we are sorry if your stay did not meet all of your expectations. Graduation weekend is always a very busy weekend and there will be more noise than usual for sure during this time. Please don't hesitate to call the front...

Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 29 April 2015

I had relatives in town and needed to book three rooms at the last minute. The property was close to my house and appeared to be well kept, so we made a visit to check out the place. The desk clerk was very helpful and allowed us to preview a room to make sure it was suitable. The décor was...

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Paul P, Owner at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Your feedback is invaluable and we are always so pleased when we meet all a guest's expectations. This is of course our main goal and we do hope that your next visit will be just as enjoyable. Our staff is available 24/7 should you need assistance with a booking. Thank you again for...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 27 April 2015

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are newly remodeled and finished our remodel late 2010. We now have new bed, new bedspreads, new carpets, new exterior, new interiors and offer a quaint breakfast selection. We still have our sparkling clean pool, and plenty of parking. We accommodate students, parents, truckers and travelers of all kinds, though, we are sorry we do not accept pets. We are conveniently located close to the Football stadium of the University of Florida, Shands Hospital, the VA Hospital, Gainesville Airport, and Gainesville Racetrack (home of GatorNational). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL

Address: 3820 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-3510
Region: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $95 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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Howard Johnson Gainesville
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#15 Business Hotel in Gainesville
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“We used AARP and booked a king non-smoking. 2nd floor corner. Very quiet and roomy.”
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“Rooms are better on the first floor, so you don't have to drag suitcases up two fights of stairs. You can also park right in front of your hotel room door and unload.”
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“Try to get a room not on an end where you have to roll your suitcases around a partition. Bring your own pillow.”
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