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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3951 NW Blitchton Road, I-75 exit 354, Ocala, FL 34482
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Fulton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room was large and comfortable with fridge but a bit older looking. WIFI worked well. TV was good size. Tub, shower and toilet were a bit cramped but worked well. Breakfast was good with waffles and hardboiled eggs. Guy at checkin was super friendly. OK for price paid.

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Griffin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here our last night in Florida. Huge complex, nice pool, extremely friendly staff. They have a restaurant on site which was pretty good. Our server was running circles but was still very attentive and fast.They also have a mini convenience store in the lobby which was nice. If I'm ever back in Ocala I would stay there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Budget decor but very clean and quite comfortable. Plenty of hot water, satisfying breakfast and very friendly staff. Everything worded - ice cold AC, TV with free HBO. Convenient location and outstanding customer service.

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Michelle B, Public Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala, responded to this review

We thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review, Patsy. Our Howard Johnson Inn Ocala has the most outstanding service of any other Ocala hotel. Our friendly staff aims to please and provide you with a home away from home during your travels. We are conveniently located just off of I-75, and offer up the best... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Has done things not normally associated with a budget hotel. If you are staying anywhere between gainsville and Ocala let this be where you stop. The towels and sheets and tv are first rate. The check in and out staff were great.

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Michelle B, Public Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala, responded to this review

Mitchell we greatly appreciate your review of our Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida hotel! As you mentioned, we are an excellent choice for those stopping between Gainesville and Ocala. We are also a short drive from Orlando and Tampa! I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay including our freshly laundered lines, our newly upgraded 40" TVs and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several amenities! Clean rooms, clean pool (handicap accessible) & jacuzzi. Staff is amazing! Price is reasonable, free breakfast is a great spread.... omly complaint wouldn't be noise of other patrons but not much you can do about that (walls are thin) Also pet friendly!

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Michelle B, Public Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala, responded to this review

Thank you, Crystal, for the excellent review of our Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala, Florida. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our clean, comfy rooms, hot continental breakfast and the outdoor pool and hot tub area. In the future, we do have areas of the hotel that would be well suited for our guests preferring quiet. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I just stayed at the Howard Johnson Inn in Ocala FL Upon arriving at the hotel my wife was saying that the place didn't look too nice from the outside. She wasn't a fan of the dark blue color. I told her this place had gotten mostly excellent reviews for the place and for service. Well I... More

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Thank you kindly for the excellent review of our Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida! I am so pleased to hear that Cedric and our other staff members took excellent care of your during your stay. I would like to extend thanks on behalf of Team HOJO for the wonderful You Tube video review you took and posted for us. What... More

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Address: 3951 NW Blitchton Road, I-75 exit 354, Ocala, FL 34482
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Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Ocala
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala 2.5*
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Offering happiness and value, the Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida hotel is situated with easy access from I-75 and 4 Miles from Downtown Ocala, Florida Horse Capital of the World. Kick off your day with a free breakfast including Belgian waffles and free WiFi. With 125 rooms located on 10 acres of land, this Ocala, Florida hotel is ideal for families traveling with RV rentals, and includes ample RV and boat parking on-site. This green-certified Ocala, Florida hotel is situated within minutes from the Post Time Horse Farm, home of the annual Horse Shows in the Sun - HITS - Ocala event each winter. As the recipient of Howard Johnson's Best Practices of the Year Award for 2010, the Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida is dedicated to providing travelers the best combination of cheerful hospitality and convenience with a great value. Find all that this Ocala hotel has to offer within minutes of top attractions including Silver Springs Natural Theme Park, Wild Waters Water Park, Florida State Fire College, Ocala Rotary Sportsplex, Big Sun Youth Soccer League, Shocker Park Softball Complex, Ocala Breeders Sales and the beautiful fresh water springs (Silver Springs, Salt Springs, Juniper Springs, Alexander Springs, Silver Glen Springs and Rainbow Springs) of the Ocala National Forest. Fun and convenience are a standard at the Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida with the areas largest outdoor heated pool, poolside cabanas and a relaxing Jacuzzi. In and around this Ocala, Florida hotel you will enjoy a complimentary Rise and Dine Breakfast along with on-site miniature golf, meeting and banquet facilities, Howard Johnson's Restaurant on-site (Buy 1 Dinner and get the 2nd dinner of equal or lesser value FREE) and nearby dining and convenience at Roma Italian Restaurant and the Publix SuperMarket. No matter what kind of traveler you are, the Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida hotel provides the ideal location and incredible value you have been searching for. Go Happy. Go HoJo Ocala, Florida. ... more   less 
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