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Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Allentown/Dorney

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3220 Hamilton Blvd / I-78 Exit 54, Allentown, PA 18103
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Monsey, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've never posted any review before, but after staying at this hotel this week, I was compelled to do so. Upon entering the hallway, the overpowering smell of chlorine hits you. The 4 head shower was like having 4 people spitting on you. The noise from the floor above was incredible and that was just when they were walking. The... More

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FourStar1, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Allentown/Dorney, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your concerns with us. We regret your stay was not a pleasant one, we are always looking for our quests honest review to improve and serve you better . We are constantly improving our property to meet our guests needs. We have competitive rates, friendly staff and are conveniently located Again, thank you for your feedback. More

Hendersonville, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Desk clerk pleasant and helpful. Room clean although upon entrance too sweet smell of possible cleaning agent. Mattress comfortable. Room small. Furnishings good. Bathroom although clean tub looked dirty. Cheap towels and toilet paper. Not quality updating. No hot breakfast. Fortunately Perkins next door. Across from Dorney Park. We won't be back for the price.

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FourStar1, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Allentown/Dorney, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your concerns with us. We regret your stay was not a pleasant one, we are always looking for our quests honest review to improve and serve you better . We are constantly improving our property to meet our guests needs. We have competitive rates, friendly staff and are conveniently located Again, thank you for your feedback. More

Copiague
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was horrible. The door to the room would not lock properly, there was hair in the sink, and the room was suppose to be a nonsmoking room but it stunk of cigarette odor. To top it off, the air conditioner barely worked, we excessively noisy and kept going on and off every 10-15 minutes. The noise kept us... More

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FourStar1, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Allentown/Dorney, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your concerns with us. We regret your stay was not a pleasant one, we are always looking for our quests honest review to improve and serve you better . We are constantly improving our property to meet our guests needs. We have competitive rates, friendly staff and are conveniently located Again, thank you for your feedback. More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in a nice location as far as restaurants, shopping. Lot's of parking. The staff is very nice. The rooms are not the greatest. Comfortable beds and pillows. When you get in the room you can smell a misty unpleasant odor. The included breakfast is left to be desired, coffee, orange and apple juice, some bagels with cream... More

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FourStar1, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Allentown/Dorney, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your concerns with us. We regret your stay was not a pleasant one, we are always looking for our quests honest review to improve and serve you better . We are constantly improving our property to meet our guests needs. We have competitive rates, friendly staff and are conveniently located Again, thank you for your feedback. More

Fanwood, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Since this was our very first time to Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, our family didn't know what to expect after reading several reviews on this motel. However, we were pleasantly shocked by the Howard Johnson Inn and Suites because of the bargain you were getting for the money you spent. The rooms were very spacious and comfy with a... More

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FourStar1, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Allentown/Dorney, responded to this review

Hello Jimmc66 Thank you for sharing your stay at our hotel. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with our competitive rates, friendly staff and our convenient location. Again, we thank you for sharing your experience. We look forward to your next trip to Allentown. More

New Milford
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Was here last month. Better than before. The cable was expanded to many channels / music channels. The pool and hot tub were great. The hotel was very friendly both guests and staff included. Close to everything. The breakfast is basic and good for a day out in a theme park near the hotel. Needs some TLC here and there.... More

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FourStar1, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Allentown/Dorney, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for sharing your stay at our hotel. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with our competitive rates, friendly staff and our convenient location. Again, we thank you for sharing your experience. We look forward to your next trip to Allentown. More

Ellenville, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We drove to PA from NY with our daughters and I can't share enough how disappointed I was. Our carpet was down to it's last threads in some areas. The bathroom had mold on the walls. When we went to the front desk to speak to the manager the individual was flat out rude to us. She went in the... More

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FourStar1, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Allentown/Dorney, responded to this review

Hello Ms. Leslie G, We apologize for any inconvenience you encountered. However, regarding the refund, you paid cash and our policy does not allow our employees to issue cash refunds. Our employee tried to accommodate you as much as she was able by changing your room and contacting a manager. The following morning when the General Manager was able to... More

Brooklyn, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

This is the third worst hotel I've been to, ever. Upon entering the lobby you're hit with the overwhelming odor of chlorine, which runs throughout the entire hotel...thankfully, you don't smell it in the rooms. Once we entered the room it became apparent that my choice of hotel was not a good one. It was not clean, the microwave looked... More

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FourStar1, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Allentown/Dorney, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your concerns with us. We regret your stay was not a pleasant one, we are always looking for our quests honest review to improve and serve you better . We are constantly improving our property to meet our guests needs. We have competitive rates, friendly staff and are conveniently located Again, thank you for your feedback. More

Deerfield Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We were looking for a nice place close to family in the Allentown area. We have a dog so there are challenges in this area, however, this hotel is old, dirty, has small rooms (we could hardly walk around in the king bed room as the bed took most of the room). Not only was the bath area dirty, you... More

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FourStar1, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Allentown/Dorney, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your concerns with us. We regret your stay was not a pleasant one, we are always looking for our quests honest review to improve and serve you better . We are constantly improving our property to meet our guests needs. We have competitive rates, friendly staff and are conveniently located Again, thank you for your feedback. More

2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stayed here on a trip to dorney park. Service was horrible. Front desk clerk was rude. Shower water was cold. There were strange stains on the bed and the bathroom was not clean. Would not recommend..

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FourStar1, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Allentown/Dorney, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your concerns with us. We regret your stay was not a pleasant one, we are always looking for our quests honest review to improve and serve you better . We are constantly improving our property to meet our guests needs. We have competitive rates, friendly staff and are conveniently located Again, thank you for your feedback. More

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Address: 3220 Hamilton Blvd / I-78 Exit 54, Allentown, PA 18103
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Allentown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Allentown/Dorney 2*
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