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Howard Johnson Express Gainesville

2.0 of 5 3820 SW 13th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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91 reviews 91 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If anyone reads my reviews, you know that I am not a complainer. I look for the positives and focus and grade on them. In this case, there are very few positives. When I travel, I find that cleanliness is the most important thing about a hotel. Whether it is upscale or not, cleanliness is very important to me. My... More 

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Kingsland, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel was a very good nice and quiet. The location was was good for us, on the edge of town with major highways accessible. Great value. IHOP is across the street so forget the continental breakfast and go there instead. Friendly helpful staff and the rooms were clean, especially the bathroom. Will stay there again in the future. Free... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel staff wasn't warm and welcoming but it was late when we checked in. The room was clean and everything worked. The beds were a little uncomfortable. I wish the hotel offered Queen beds, but the Double beds were ok. Overall, it was very convenient and it was a place to sleep with our son.

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the money. Linens old, carpet dirty. Maids unfriendly which only hurts them because I usually tip. Man at front desk is stingy with the towels, probably because he has to wash them. Water is not hot, but warm. Can hear alot of noises from second floor.

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Paul P, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Gainesville, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to give us feedback on your stay with us. We always appreciate knowing how our guests feel about their experience here and do our best to make consequent improvements when we can. We have replaced many items in the rooms and continue to update our rooms as frequently as possible. We hope your next experience... More 

Newberry, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although we only needed to stay one night, we found the room to be very pleasant, and clean. The bed was comfortable and the pillows just right. When we were about to leave the following morning, my husband found that his car battery had died. The manager assisted by trying to jump start the battery with his own car's battery.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The property looks like it does in the pictures. The lady at the front desk greeted me and made check-in quick and easy. I was given the password to the free Wifi, which was great. The bathroom has a whirlpool tub that I which I was able to figure out how to use. All of our requests, such as a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Adequate hotel. Clean and had everything you would need for a nights stay. A lot of young people in the area as it's real close to the university. Parking ok. The man at the desk could have a little better personality, but he wasn't rude. No welcome, we are glad to see you, just blah. Breakfast, don't expect much. Cereal... More 

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Paul P, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Gainesville, responded to this review

Dear guest, We apologize if the customer service did not meet your needs. It is our priority to provide welcoming and friendly service and we will take your comments into consideration for improving our service. We do have bagels and oatmeal included in our continental breakfast for those who prefer something warm on a cold day. We hope this experience... More 

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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Express Gainesville

Address: 3820 SW 13th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
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Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Gainesville 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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Howard Johnson Gainesville
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Gainesville
#13 Business Hotel in Gainesville

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