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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL

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Adairsville, United States
Reviewed 14 June 2016

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Reviewed 14 June 2016

Room was nicely remodeled , beds were extremely comfortable but the bathroom was a little dirty. Wasn't overly impressed with the breakfast either, but overall stay very good. I definitely would stay again.

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juliacI7712XT, Our dear guest, "Great stay," is what you experienced at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. I am very glad to hear that you liked the remodeled room and you found the beds "extremely comfortable." Dear guest, Thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala while in the Ocala area. And also, thank you for...

Sleepy Eye
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The pool was awesome after a long 12 hour drive it was nice to "cool off" in your warm pool. The breakfast the next morning was wonderful and the spa bathtub was also great. The price was very affordable and there are so many things close by. Would recommend this hotel to others!

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W, Our dear guest, "awesome time" is what you had at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala! "awesome" pool, "wonderful" breakfast, "great" spa bathtub, and most importantly, "affordable" price! What more could one ask for in a motel! Dear guest, Thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala while in Ocala area. Also, thank you for...

Reviewed 13 June 2016

During our visit on Saturday June 11, 2016 We turned back the sheets on our bed to get some sleep and were shocked to find blood stains soaked thru the sheets to the mattress. It was quite apparent that the house cleaning staff did not change the sheets between guests. We brought this to hotel managements attention and were offered...

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Reviewed 10 June 2016

I go to OCala COn every year. This place is like 5 minutes from the main hotel. Its a motel in every sense of the word except for one. They have an awesome staff and great food. Seriously , the prices they charge for their breakfast is a steal. The staff is top notch dispite how the plac looks on...

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arthur D, Our dear guest, "awesome staff" and "great food," is what you found at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. First, thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala while in Ocala area. And also, thank you for sharing your experience with us. I am sorry we lost our 5/5 because of WIFI issue. Less...

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 9 June 2016

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Warner Robins, Georgia
Reviewed 8 June 2016

The hotel was decent for the amount paid. The air in the room smelled like cigarettes. The bed was comfortable but the towels were a little dirty.

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Lakendra32, OUr dear guest, Thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala while in our area. And thank you for letting us know where we can improve. We take our guests' reviews very seriously. I have done the same with your review. You stayed in room 218. We will thoroughly clean up, shampoo the carpet and...

Reviewed 7 June 2016

Customer service was outstanding here and that's hard to find in Ocala. Management and staff truly had that old Ocala friendliness you expect when you visit this area. The room was very clean (looked just like the picture) and everything functioned properly though the A/C was a little loud and required constant adjusting to maintain a comfortable average temp. This...

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Rick M, Our dear guest, "Outstanding" guest service, "very clean" room where "everything functioned properly" is what you, our dear guest, discovered at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. The on-site dining facility had "good food," that was "well prepared and affordable." Even the complimentary breakfast was well-stocked and a guest can have hot breakfast made to order for few...

Reviewed 5 June 2016

Received an upgraded room...very nice. Hotel was had obviously been doing nice renovations and was still in process of improving more. Cedric at front desk did a great job. Other front desk staff were very nice also.

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b L, Our dear guest, "excellent value" is what you found at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. Also, the upgraded room was "very nice." And yes, the renovation and upgrading continues to give you, our guests, the best we possibly could give for an economy motel. Thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala while...

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: ₹ 3,887 - ₹ 9,394 (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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“Stay away from pool rooms as it was very noisy at night”
txinfl, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you have difficulty with stairs, request a first floor room as outside stairwell might be difficult for someone with mobility issues.”
sharonp48, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Call ahead for larger rooms or smoking rooms”
brucew229, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“quiet ground floors even facing the hwy...black out shade---excellent!!!!”
R1401HKdeborahc, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Well I like the ground floor across from the front desk.. Quick trip for a free breakfast. A nice dinner, beer and wine etc. lol.”
Bamartin50, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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