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Howard Johnson Express Inn - Lenox
Ranked #12 of 16 Hotels in Lenox
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Reviewed 15 September 2011

this is a rather typical motel but it is a good option for those on a budget. the lenox area can be very expensive and the motel offered a very reasonable rate with some nice extras including a fridge and microwave in the room and continental breakfast. the management was very nice. the wheelchair accessible room does not have a roll in shower but they did have a tub seat which made the bathroom very functional. Although this place has been recently refurbished it felt a little warn and if you really looked behind the doors, etc it could use a little more cleaning. Overall though it was a good deal for the price. It also does not sit in the historic town but this is only a short drive.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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kdoshi, Public Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Lenox, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2011

Dear Guest,

Thanks for your candid comments. We are pleased to know that you are satisfied with the Services and Amenities like our free breakfast, microwave,fridge and accessible rooms. We will pass on your good feedback to front desk staff and also we will give instructions to cleaning staff to take extra care while cleaning behind the doors.

We hope you choose Howard Johnson on your next visit to the town.

Thanks,
Management, Howard Johnson Lenox.

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Reviewed 12 September 2011

Nothing wrong with it , was a decent,clean motel like you find all across the US.

Some of the reviews on here make it out to be worth a special visit , I fail to see why as it is like numerous other motels

But from my friend's experience at The Village Inn in Lenox center the same weekend, I am glad I made the call to stay here.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with family
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kdoshi, Public Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Lenox, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2011

Dear Guest,

Thanks for you candid comments. We hope you enjoyed your visit to Lenox with your family. Thanks for choosing Howard Johnson Express Inn Lenox.

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Management, Howard Johnson Lenox.

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Reviewed 7 September 2011

The young lady I talked with prior to my trip was very courteous and knowledgable. Upon arrival, greeted cordially by the manager, who was on duty every time I visited the desk. The room was large and clean, including the bathroom. Lighting was not the best, but that's my only reservation. Fridge, microwave & coffee maker in room.
Complimentary continental breakfast looked very nice, but we opted to go out for breakfast. Rates were low using AARP. Nearby restaurants (within 1/4 mile) were excellent. Would definitely return there again.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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kdoshi, Public Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Lenox, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2011

Dear Guest,

Thanks for your candid comments. We are pleased to know that you had good stay at Howard Johnson Lenox. We will forward your positive remarks about Breakfast, Cleanliness and Attentive Staff to the concern Staff members, they will be happy to hear that. Also we will discuss the lighting issue you mentioned in our management meeting. We wish you choose Howard Johnson for you next stay when you visit Lenox again.

Thanks,
Management, Howard Johnson Lenox

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Reviewed 26 August 2011

We decided to stay here, because they have a great reputation for cleanliness, and service. We live in Pittsfield Massachusetts, about 10 minutes away, but wanted to treat ourselves to a first class Inn, with amenities. We absolutely loved this place, and I certainly recommend anyone who coming out this way, to book a room here, as a matter of fact, I have company from Florida visiting in October, and I'm going to book a room for them for three days. There was a gentleman there, I believe his name was Navin, super nice very acomadating, every request I made, he took serious, but I got to say everyone there was very helpful, and considerate. This is a JEWEL in Lenox Massachusetts, do yourself a favor check this place out.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 4 August 2011

A good find. The rooms are large, clean, recently renovated with no mold, mildew, or foul smells--quite unusual for something in this price-range in a tourist spot such as this. The free breakfast is adequate and the support staff friendly. It is only 10-15 minutes from Tanglewood and even in-season they will take a reservation for one night. i would go back.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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kdoshi, Public Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Lenox, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2011

Dear Guest,

I would like to thank you for choosing Howard Johnson Express Inn Lenox as your hotel. I am pleased that you had a great trip and hope you enjoyed the Tanglewood Music. I look forward to serving your hotel needs in the future.

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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Express Inn - Lenox

Address: 462 Pittsfield Rd, Lenox, MA 01240-2902
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Region: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Lenox
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 16 Hotels in Lenox
Price Range: ₹ 3,909 - ₹ 6,921 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn - Lenox 2*
Number of rooms: 44
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Howard Johnson Lenox features Suite Rooms, Jacuzzi Suites, 2 Queen Bed Room, 1 King Bed Wheelchair accessible room, 1 Queen Bed Room, Two Double Bed room, 1 King Bed Room, Non Smoking and Smoking Rooms. Hotel Amenities are Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Free High Speed wireless internet, Free Parking, Truck/Bus Parking, Cable with HBO. Every room has air condition, High Speed wireless Internet, Microwave, Fridge, Coffee Maker, Hairdryer, Iron and Ironing Board. Extra amenities includes ice machines, Extra bed ($10.00), Crib ( $ 10.00), safe deposit box ($ 1.50), local phone, AM/FM radios/ Alarm Clocks. Hotel is minutes away from Mass Pike (Exit-2) and conveniently located on Routes 20 & 7 in Lenox, Massachusetts. Visit nearby museums, theaters, ski areas (Jiminy Peak & Brodie Mountain), cross-country skiing, shopping stores, scenic bike routes, mountain biking trails and hiking trails (including Appalachian Trail & Taconic ) while staying at Howard Johnson Express Inn Hotels in Lenox MA. Tanglewood is only 5.6 miles from this Howard Johnson. ... more   less 
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