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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL

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Illinois
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We had previously stayed here in 2014 and were most pleasantly surprised with the room upgrades and the overall quality of our experience since that visit. Light, bright rooms with plenty of charging locations for electronics. LOVED the lighting (new mirrors with daylight fluorescent surrounding light) for makeup application. Met the manager who apologized about the ongoing parking lot paving...

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Kayceellinois, Our Dear guest, You were "most pleasantly surprised with the room upgrades and the overall quality" of your experience. "The rooms have been beautifully re-decorated and were pristine." This is your experience of the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. Thank you, and thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. Also, thank you for sharing...

Elgin, Illinois
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We arrived at Orlando International Airport to find that because of the Ice Storms in the Midwest, our flights were cancelled, and we wouldn't be able to fly out until Jan 3(it was December 28). We decided to rent a car and drive home to Chicago. It was late, and we hotwired and found Howard Johnson's in Ocala. After staying...

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"You found a hidden gem," when you found the Howard Johnson's Ocala, Fl. Yes, this is a many-times heard comment of those who discover Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. "Very clean" rooms, "comfortable" beds and a "great" deluxe continental breakfast is what you found at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. Reggie M, our dear guest, Thank you very much...

Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 21 January 2016

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Punta Gorda, Florida
Reviewed 20 January 2016

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Key Largo, Florida
Reviewed 17 January 2016

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 January 2016

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Spent one night, and enjoyed it very much. You can tell it had been recently renovated, and It was nice and quiet, with no issues. We had the wall thermostat not work, but the a/c was in and the room was comfortable. They offer a continental breakfast, or you can order some things too. Price is good and quality of...

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"Recently renovated," "nice and quiet, with no issues," and "good" price is what you, our dear guest, Brandon P found the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala to be. Thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala while in Ocala area. Also, thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us. Our...

Altamonte Springs
Reviewed 11 January 2016

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Bassett, Virginia
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Motel is close to highway which was convenient. Staff was able to answer all questions. Room was spacious and clean.

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Our dear guest Y8516IZdonb, Thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. And also, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Our promise to you, our guests, is that we will always be cognizant of the fact that you, our guests have choices, some but an arm's length away from us....

Fortuna, California
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Stayed there on a house hunting trip. Clean room and the service was very good. Clientele was a little iffy. Nice pool(not heated) and the spa looked nice but there was a woman in it picking her toes so we decided not to go in. Nice restaurant with good food. If you want to do laundry you have to buy...

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"Clean" room, "very good" service and "nice" restaurant with "good food" is what you found the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala to be. Dear Guest, Marty502, First, I thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. I know our guests have choices. Therefore, we want them to be very happy with our facility. We will knowingly...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering happiness and value, the Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida hotel is situated with easy access from I-75 and 4 Miles from Downtown Ocala, Florida Horse Capital of the World. Kick off your day with a free breakfast including Belgian waffles and free WiFi. With 125 rooms located on 10 acres of land, this Ocala, Florida hotel is ideal for families traveling with RV rentals, and includes ample RV and boat parking on-site. This green-certified Ocala, Florida hotel is situated within minutes from the Post Time Horse Farm, home of the annual Horse Shows in the Sun - HITS - Ocala event each winter. As the recipient of Howard Johnson's Best Practices of the Year Award for 2010, the Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida is dedicated to providing travelers the best combination of cheerful hospitality and convenience with a great value. Find all that this Ocala hotel has to offer within minutes of top attractions including Silver Springs State Park, Wild Waters Water Park, Florida State Fire College, Ocala Rotary Sportsplex, Big Sun Youth Soccer League, Shocker Park Softball Complex, Ocala Breeders Sales and the beautiful fresh water springs (Silver Springs, Salt Springs, Juniper Springs, Alexander Springs, Silver Glen Springs and Rainbow Springs) of the Ocala National Forest. Fun and convenience are a standard at the Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida with the areas largest outdoor heated pool, poolside cabanas and a relaxing Jacuzzi. In and around this Ocala, Florida hotel you will enjoy a complimentary Rise and Dine Breakfast along with on-site miniature golf, meeting and banquet facilities, and our on-site Howard Johnson's Restaurant.No matter what kind of traveler you are, the Howard Johnson Inn in Ocala, Florida hotel provides the ideal location and incredible value you have been searching for. Go Happy. Go HOJO. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL

Address: 3951 NW Blitchton Rd, I-75 exit 354, Ocala, FL 34475-6765
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Ocala
Price Range: $82 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL 2.5*
Number of rooms: 125
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Also Known As:
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Howard Johnson Hotel Ocala
Howard Johnson Ocala
Ocala Howard Johnson
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Ocala
#2 Green Hotel in Ocala
#12 Business Hotel in Ocala
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