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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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Tamarac, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Boynton Beach
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, comfortable, friendly, helpful. Adequate amenities, and light breakfast. Refurbishment kept up to date.

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Friedens, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately we made a trip to the nearby VA hospital. Booking this hotel online, I thought it was beautiful. Entering our room not so much. Leaving to take my WWII vet grandfather to hospice there was no refund for the night we did not stay as it was after 11 am, like I knew we would be heavy-hearted and headed... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us and leaving such a detailed review. I am deeply sorry that your Grandfather will be entering Hospice. I truly wish that you would have brought your concerns in regards to your room immediately to my attention after checking in, I would have been able to cancel your reservation and you cold have found lodging... More 

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

I wanted to stay somewhere near Gainesville Fl airport. I read the reviews of other hotels and chose Howard Johnson's because of the good reviews. When I arrived the staff was very friendly, the room was very clean and comfortable. I loved how the bath mat was hanging over the side of the tub with a washcloth was folded in... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your Hojo experience with other travelers. I am happy to hear that you were happy with your room, our staff and location. Thank you again for taking the time to post such a positive review and for your recommendation. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Munich, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

A reasonably priced hotel near UF, exactly what I needed. Not fancy, does the job: nice room, breakfast.

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

Thank you for your kind review of our hotel. We greatly appreciate your positive feedback regarding your stay and are glad that you were happy with your room, breakfast as well as our location. We hope you enjoyed your visit to Gainesville and look forward to seeing you again! More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I travel to Gainesville usually once a month, and stay here each time. It is not fancy, but it feels inviting each trip. The Patels are welcoming, and always making improvements. I can unload right next to my room, and love the coffee maker, frig and microwave in the room. This is a deal!!!!

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

We appreciate your loyalty to our hotel during your visits to Gainesville. We kindly thank you for your feedback, and we value your comments. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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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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Also Known As:
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Howard Johnson Gainesville
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Gainesville
#12 Business Hotel in Gainesville

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