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Leesburg, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was clear that this hotel was recently updated. The paint still looked fresh and all furniture clean and new. Our first room was not the best, a leaky faucet, a non-working TV and very noisy AC. Not a good start, so a call to the front desk. We were helped quickly and they provided us with a different room....

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nalarakhia, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of your stay at the Howard Johnson Express in Gainesville, FL. We are very happy to hear that your stay was enjoyable and that our staff was able to move you to a better room to improve your experience. We do hope you will stay with us again on your next visit to...

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent comfortable hotel, just minutes away from University of Florida campus. Easy complimentary breakfast. Great friendly staff. Good restaurants nearby. Affordable. Great place to stay for a football weekend.

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nalarakhia, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of your stay at thr Howard Johnson Express in Gainesville, FL. We are very happy to hear your stay was enjoyable during the Gator game. We hope you will choose the Howard Johnson Express on your next visit to the Gainesville area. Thank you.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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Navarre, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to the game and excellent recommendations for food. One complaint, as a diabetic there was not one item I could eat on the complimentary buffet.

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nalarakhia, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and rating. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us during the game. We hope you enjoyed and had a great time. We have passed your comments regarding our breakfast offerings to our management team. We should have more variety that appeals to people with diet restrictions. We hope...

TAMPA
Reviewed 2 November 2016

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Rooms recently updated, nice fixtures, actual freezer compartment, clean, well maintained. Polite and courteous staff. Much surprised over other comments. Quiet, comfortable beds, nice visit.

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nalarakhia, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to hear your stay was comfortable and enjoyable. We do appreciate you choosing the Howard Johnson Express and do hope you will stay with us again on your next visit. Thank you!

DELRAY BEACH
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Chose this hotel as it was close to where I was going, it had good reviews and I didn't want to spend a lot of money for a one night stay. Recently renovated so facilities are in good condition. Staff was courteous.

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Thank you very much for your review and rating. We are very happy to hear your stay was enjoyable and we thank you for your business. We hope you will stay with us again on your next visit to the area.

Naples, Florida
Reviewed 24 October 2016

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stayed with our five young children during road trip to southern Florida. We were looking for a deal on a room as we didn't need much. Rooms were easy to access from the parking lot, so didn't need to walk far with our luggage. We were on the 2nd floor near the stairwell, but it was VERY quiet. Didn't hear...

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Thank you very much for your review of your stay at the Howard Johnson Express in Gainesville, FL. We were very happy to have you and your family stay with us, and are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. We are glad that you enjoyed restful sleep and had a great breakfast with us. We look forward to...

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Reviewed 8 October 2016

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: ₹ 4,535 - ₹ 7,242 (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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Also Known As:
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Howard Johnson Gainesville
Gainesville Howard Johnson
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#15 Business Hotel in Gainesville
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“I was on the 2nd floor in a king sized room”
 of 5 bubbles maureenf258, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles D9189JSgeorges, 22 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We used AARP and booked a king non-smoking. 2nd floor corner. Very quiet and roomy.”
 of 5 bubbles marceliuss, 27 Jan 2015 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles veronicaw639, 29 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Try to get a room not on an end where you have to roll your suitcases around a partition. Bring your own pillow.”
 of 5 bubbles Peas2013, 13 Dec 2014 | Read review
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