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Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL

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Miami
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 tonight's while visiting my son at UF. Room and bathroom were clean. Breakfast is just cereal boxes, hunny buns, muffins, some fruit( but go early), & coffee. Only tip I would give is for light sleepers get a room on the 2nd floor. We were in 1st floor and could here the walking upstairs. Other than... More 

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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 in Gainesville, FL. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us during your visit with your son. We do hope you had a great visit and will choose to stay with us again the next time you are in the Gainesville area.... More 

Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The air conditioner worked only in theory because the room didn't cool. Then the bed was lumpy and off balanced. Worst HoJo I've ever been in.

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

Thank you for your review of the Howard Johnson Express in Gainesville, FL. We are very sorry to hear about your experience at our hotel. We have passed your comments onto our management team for review. Thank you. More 

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Atlanta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016

It was worth the money. A/C was off so it took a while to cool down. The door was a bit triicky to unlock. Ibthink it may be time to update. I have stayed in worrst and obviously stayed in much better. Overall its not bad.

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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 planning to renovate certain aspects of our property in the next few months. We do hope you will come back to see our new look. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Room was clean and tidy. Breakfast was good and basic (maybe add some peanut butter in the condiments?...). Checking in and out was easy and quick. Bed was comfy too. The outside of the hotel has a certain pleasant appeal to it as well. It's a peaceful location.Thank you for a great stay!

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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 pleased to hear your stay was enjoyable. We do hope you will come back and stay with us again on your next visit. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Place was nice and staff was friendly. There isn't a whole lot directly near the hotel and definitely nothing within walking distance. It is close to the stadium however and this is a good place to stay for a night or two.

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

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear our staff was pleasant and friendly, and made your stay enjoyable. We do hope to see you on your next visit to the area. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The Howard Johnson Express was a very nice place to stay, with good accommodations. Staff was attentive. My service animal was allowed with no problem. Clean linen,great pillows. Short drive to Shands or V.A. Hospitals.

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

Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear your stay was enjoyable. We are sensitive to the needs of our guests and were happy to accommodate your service animal. We do hope you will return on your next visit. More 

Mobile, Alabama
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Stayed for the football game. Staff was very nice and rooms were clean. Bed was very comfortable.

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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 you enjoyed your stay while in town for the Gator game. We do hope you will return on your next visit. More 

Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great location for a Gator game weekend, nice room and breakfast. Friendly staff, comfy bed, firm pillows.

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

Thank you for your review. We hope you had a great time at the Gator game, and enjoyed your stay with us. Please, do visit us again on your next trip to Gainesville. More 

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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: ₹ 4,500 - ₹ 7,159 (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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#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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