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Howard Johnson Inn Kingston

2.0 of 5
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686 Princess Street, Kingston, Ontario L7L 1E7, Canada
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Ranked #20 of 37 Hotels in Kingston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Hello! I'm a local from Kingston. To be sure that people don't start booking here, I wanted to inform you that, yes, those pictures of this place boarded up is accurate; last year, a massive fire occurred across the street that severely damaged or destroyed a number of surrounding buildings. The Howard Johnson, was one of them. The main structure... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

A disaster don't go there! I booked this hotel on-line through their own site in august 2014 for our visit in early october. When we arrived at the hotel at 6pm it was closed and boarded up. There was a sign saying we should contact our booking agent! We contacted Ho Jo who offered to place us in another of... More 

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Richmond, Ontario, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We booked this hotel online through expedia or hotels.com (can't remember exactly which) back in May for the Blues Festival in August. I noticed a couple of weeks later that the payment had not gone through on my Visa and knowing that they take payment right away I was concerned. I called the hotel and the number was not in... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Arrived late but still had friendly service although took a lot of persuasion to accept the voucher that we had received in the tourist information centre to give us reduction in the nightly rate.. The room was clean. Breakfast was very basic - the minimum that they could give.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This hotel was nice and clean when I stayed there. Although the exterior of the building resembles a motor inn, the interior of the rooms have all been upgraded and have very comfortable beds. I stayed here in November and found the room to be a bit hot, I mentioned this to reception and they were able to come up... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

To be fair to this hotel, they had no choice to do renovations. There was a large fire across the street which spread to a few other building. This being one. Part of the hotel is torn down . Not sure what the plans are. NOTE I did not stay at this place, i live in Kingston

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I booked this hotel with hotels.com 2 weeks in advance. They took a payment from my credit card and sent reservation confirmation over email. What a surprise to come to a place an see that place is closed/fenced for renovation (going for a few months as of Mar 2nd 2014). Really disappointed as I came with my family late in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

When we arrived, we were surprised that this property was more of a motor inn than a hotel. However, once inside the room we found excellent value for what we paid. These rooms have been newly appointed, the large queen beds were very comfortable and an extra comfortable for each bed was easily found. There are two sinks, one inside... More 

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Kingston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Staff was very helpful. Was driving U-Haul and was given help parking (not easy on a cold winter's night!). Room was clean. However, location was not easy to find for me (as I said was driving at night), and other guests made noisy arrivals in the middle of the night.Overall, though, for the money a good place to stay.

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