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Reviewed 23 March 2015

Thank James M
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Thank Donald M
Paris, France
Reviewed 10 March 2015

You choose this hotel for the price. It is cheap. The reception is great - always friendly and responsive. The rooms need to be redone, particularly the bathrooms. The bed is big and comfortable. The breakfast is poor with little choice, but you get what you pay for. The oddity is the pool, which is in the center of the...

Thank Chris W
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Stayed at this hotel when attending a conference at MSU. The hotel was very out of date and service wasn't great. The worst part is when I woke up with several bug bites on my arms and face. I told the front desk and I was told that they were mosquito bites and offered no apology or reimbursement. Went to...

2Thank Kfarm84
Crystal Lake, Illinois
Reviewed 22 February 2015

My colleges and I were attending a conference at MSU and rooms were set up for us at this hotel. After getting the info I looked up the facility and it seemed nice. Said it had a fitness center and pool. It was true it did have a pool. The fitness center consisted of a treadmill and an eliptical. One...

Thank 17Duff
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 20 February 2015

This hotel is conveniently located near the Michigan State University Campus, and right off of I-496. It is a bit old and outdated, could use a few updates. My room was nice and clean; and it overlooked the pool room. The pool room is nice (includes a jacuzzi) with a lounging area. They keep it very warm in that area...was...

Thank LadyOfTheGreatLakes
Rockford, Michigan
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Thank Kristie W
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Upon check-in, I found out that I had received the handicap accessible King suite - very nice! It was great to have that much space and amenities. Young gentleman on the evening shift was very friendly and helpful - Thank You to him! The heater unit was a little confusing, the bed was kind of hard, and the breakfast was...

Thank A E
Flint, Michigan
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Thank codyc979

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Howard Johnson East Lansing

Address: 1100 Trowbridge Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823-5222 (Formerly Ramada)
Region: United States > Michigan > Ingham County > East Lansing
Price Range: $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson East Lansing 2*
Number of rooms: 170
Also Known As:
Howard Johnson East Lansing Hotel East Lansing
East Lansing Howard Johnson
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Find another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles winchell1989, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Stay Somewhere Else”
 of 5 bubbles 840liisab, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
“I'm sure they are all poor”
  • tub
  • shower curtain before shower
  • shower curtain BEFORE shower
  • more dirt in bathroom
  • dirt spots in tub
  • mildew/dirt in shower
  • dirt spot in tub
  • dirt/dried puke
 of 5 bubbles 836jeremyh, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Only select a room that opens to the pool area. Do not get a room that opens to the outside parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles paulrB6213QV, 10 Oct 2015 | Read review
“rooms outside are sketchy, inside rooms are noisy, small rooms, don't come here for the breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles amber805, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
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