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Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 January 2016

very sweet stuff, but room was not cleaned after 1st night (we stayed 2) and floors were dirty. mirrors and other stuff durty and dusty even when we first came. blankets and towels of poor quality, we stayed previous night in quality inn and all was much better. rooms and bathrooms have been repainted many times - sloppy need renovation....

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PaulP156, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We have passed your comments onto the management team. We apologize if you were unhappy with your stay. Next time, please pass your comments to the front desk and we will try our hardest to make it right.

Montgomery, Alabama
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Nice place of you're planning to just stop and relax....close to the university and close to all the stores and shopping.

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PaulP156, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are happy we enjoyed your stay.

Boynton Beach, Florida
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Hotel away from traffic. Its a motel, rooms old but ok. appliances coffee maker, microwave, fridge very old and showing lots of wear. Beds not very comfortable. We stayed one night and it was ok, was only in room to sleep. Hotel says its been renovated but I don't think the inside of the room have been.

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PaulP156, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We are planning extensive renovations for our property in the coming months. Please come back and see us.

Lutz, Florida
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Good for the price. Clean rooms and friendly staff members. Close to UF Hospitals. Good access to 75. Manager was very helpful. Breakfast was minimal and not served until 7am.

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PaulP156, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay.

Sebring
Reviewed 29 November 2015

This is an old motel but has been remodeled and updated. Friendly staff, breakfast fair. Beds are very comfortable, Quiet. The price was extremely high, due to having a football game at the college, but we were able to use our Wyndham points, We did have a problem finding the place but used our GPS to give us directions.

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Thanks for the review! We hope you enjoyed your stay with us and had a fabulous time at the game!

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 27 November 2015

PROS: Very clean. Beds VERY comfortable. Very easy check-in. Very quiet. We didn't hear a sound the whole night and morning we were there and it was a game weekend. ??? Continental breakfast was good. Younger guy at front desk gave good customer service. CONS: Housekeeping need to step it up a bit. They need to dust more often at...

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PaulP156, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

We appreciate the honest review. We are planning improvements to our lobby, and the door system is definitely on the list. We have escalated your comments about our housekeeping to management. This is something we take very seriously and will be making improvements on this.

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 26 October 2015

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DeLand, Florida
Reviewed 16 October 2015

The room was great. We were able to park so close to room, it made it easy, The free breakfast was a perfect start to our day.

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Thank you for choosing Howard Johnson Gainesville. We are happy you enjoyed your stay!

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Everyone was very nice. The television quality could have been better. The price was reasonable. The bed was good. The shower was good.

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We have escalated your comments around the television reception to the management team. We appreciate the feedback and hope you enjoyed your stay.

Destin, Florida
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Loved it here ... Very close to Shands! Very nice and clean. Staff very nice and friendly. Pool, yard, grill, volleyball net and pavilion perfect restful spot. Will be making several trips back ... See you soon.

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Glad to hear that you were well taken care of at our property. We hope to see you again soon!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: ₹ 5,033 - ₹ 12,418 (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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