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Howard Johnson Express Inn - San Mateo

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2110 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403
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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here once before when my husband had a business trip in the area and we needed a hotel for an extra night. The hotel is in a convenient location right on El Camino Real (route 82). It is close to highways 92 and 101 and is within walking distance of some restaurants. The breakfast is decent for a... More 

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Temecula, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very noisy, dirty hotel, door had a gap at bottom 1/2 inch, seedy area. Manager was rude and not helpful

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised by the lobby and rooms. The interior of the motel was modern and clean. A nice remodel. The exterior still has the appearance of an old motor lodge.

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Gravina di Catania, Italy
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was big and clean, there was the TV and the coffe machine. The breakfast was good enough, eggs, waffle, orange juice, bread and jam. wifi connection in the room and covered parking are free. The price is good for the service.

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San Mateo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Andres and his staff are to be commended for their service and attention to details. We couldn't have found a more convenient place to stay on short notice. Easy access to the 101 freeway and nearby restaurants.

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Niceville, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Pros: 1. Continental breakfast. Not a large selection though 2. Flat screen televisions you can connect to with a USB cable for your computer. 3. Pool, unheated 4. Service is reasonable fast and courteous 5. Rooms are pretty clean, but some shower stall mold Cons: 1. Walls have unpainted repair areas. 2. Shower heads have a low flow rate. It... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Room very small and not enough lights. Adequate and clean, but lacked simple amenities such as enough drawer space and hooks. One has to live out of one's suitcase. Ok for one or two nights maximum. We stayed for four.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Room are affordable and clean. That's all I really need. Staff was friendly and breakfast is provided. But I left before it started. Room were small but ok for just me. Stay here for the harvest festival, the location is unbeatable. Walking distance to event center

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