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Howard Johnson Express Inn Barrie Ontario

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150 Dunlop Street West, Barrie, Ontario L4N 1B2, Canada
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I arrived at the Howard Johnson after escaping from a cottage visit gone wrong. It was about 1am and I was extremely upset and lost. My phone had fallen into the water, so I happened upon this place to stop and went in to get a room. The attendant was so understanding and empathetic to my situation. I'm a tiny... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The room was relatively inexpensive (although booking online was more than what was posted on the sign outside). It was small and sort of humid, but it did the trick. No real issues.

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BJ_Parmar, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Barrie Ontario, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a comment. We really appreciate all comments and criticism we receive, and try to take them into account when looking to improve. More 

burlington, ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good for the price. Only complaint really is floors are level and noticeable when you step on it. Its not just a little unlevel, its a lot

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BJ_Parmar, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Barrie Ontario, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are always happy to hear about the experiences of our customers during their stay with us. More 

Barrie, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel frequently, and the staff were wonderful. They were polite and cheerful, and made us feel welcome. It didn't matter who was working, they were always friendly. The rooms were attractive and comfortable. My boyfriend loved that the queen beds had three pillows, so he could have two. He also stole the accent pillow for his... More 

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BJ_Parmar, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Barrie Ontario, responded to this review

Hey Jordi, thanks for the review, the creek does offer a nice view! Glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Hamilton, Canada
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place for the price. Staff is very kind and helpful. I just need to stay overnight for business, perfect for me.

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BJ_Parmar, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Barrie Ontario, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, hopefully you can come for leisure next time! The City of Barrie is always hosting events downtown or on the beach just a few minutes walk from us. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I want to send a BIG thanks to the hotel staff for going out of their way and letting my group check into a larger room. You made my life so much easier. The front desk staff is knowledgeable and kind and the hotel is very environmentally friendly. I loved the area and beaches near by will be coming again... More 

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BJ_Parmar, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Barrie Ontario, responded to this review

Hey Alek, we appreciate you taking the time to leave us a comment, thanks! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stay at this hotel when I'm in Barrie. It's my choice while in this city for they have great customer service! Rooms are clean and housekeeping is frequent. It is located conveniently downtown close to restaurants and entertainment. Also close to the 400.

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BJ_Parmar, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Barrie Ontario, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Gabrielle. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Marathon, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything I needed. Bed, internet, TV, toilet and shower. What more does one need. The employees were helpful and curtious. Continental breakfast was good. It was nice and quiet allowing for a nice sleep. Thanks !

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BJ_Parmar, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Barrie Ontario, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay! We're working on adding some more items to our breakfast, and are getting an even faster line for our internet, hope to see you again. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was given a key to a "clean" room, only to walk into what looked like a frat-party day-after scene...complete with the aroma of vomit (even outside of the room!) Not my idea of "clean"! The clerk didn't seem to care much...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

my boyfriend and I stayed at this totally disgusting hotel 27 and 28th of March 2015. I cannot believe that this place can even be called a hotel. The room was freezing cold, stunk like an ashtray and an outhouse. The breakfast was old dirty cereal in a dispenser that looked like it haven't been cleaned in 20 years. The... More 

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