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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala

#12 of 36 Hotels in Ocala
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3951 NW Blitchton Road, I-75 exit 354, Ocala, FL 34482
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a size stay with good customer service. It is nicely priced. While it was not the five star quality, it was nice to stay. The location is a little hidden from the interstate, but a little close to some fast food places.

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Nurjehan S, Owner at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala, responded to this review

"Good customer service... nicely priced... nice to stay," is what you have to say about the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. I thank you very much, dear guest, for sharing your experience with us. We very much value our guests' feedback because we want to improve and be the best. We want to be 'the five star quality' inn in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I checked in I was greeted with a smile. Dorian checked me in and he was professional polite and friendly. It is refreshing to have someone greet you in this manner. The room was clean. The pool was warm. The whole staff was friendly including the chef. Had a nice chef salad

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At "check in I was greeted with a smile... the room was clean. The pool was warm. The whole staff was friendly including the chef. Had a nice chef salad," is your experience of the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. Thank you, thank you and thank you, dear guest, for taking the time to share your experience with us. Our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I were so very impressed during our stay at the Ocala Howard Johnson Inn. From the moment we checked-in with warm greetings by several staff members to the excellent room, we were glad we stopped during our trip to Miami. We will definitely be back. The room was very comfortable and the value for the price was... More 

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Nurjehan S, Owner at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala, responded to this review

thank you, thank you and thank you, our dear guest, for taking time and sharing your experience of the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala with us. Nothing is more rewarding for the HoJo team then hearing from the guest that we have actually been able to convey to the guest what we strive very hard to do--give each and every... More 

West Nyack, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The cleaning staff and desk staff was great. The rooms and property ade old and need updating. Breakfast stock ran out quickly and was not replenished.

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Nurjehan S, Owner at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I thank you very much for taking time to let us know where we need to improve. We will improve to satisfy you and make you "happy." After all, "GO HOJO, GO HAPPY" is our driving force at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. You state that both "the cleaning staff and desk staff was great." Thank you... More 

Jupiter, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed overnight here when visiting The Canyons Zipline. The staff is extremely pleasant. Put put golf onsight was a load of fun for my daughter. Pool and hot tub clean and warm. Room smelled of Mildew like many Florida hotel rooms with wall A/C do. The breakfast area was spotless and was constantly kept cleaned by a very attentive lady... More 

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Nurjehan S, Owner at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala, responded to this review

Thank you, our dear guest, for taking time to write about your experience at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. You state that "the staff is extremely pleasant." The focus of the staff is to make every guest's experience at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala a "happy" experience. After all, Go HOJO, Go Happy is what we are. We... More 

Savannah, Georgia
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ok hotel for a quick stay. Room was clean and well equipped. We paid extra for 2 queen beds and got put in 2 doubles. Pool was very dirty and appeared to not have been cleaned in awhile. I actually got the skimmer pole and cleaned it for 15 minutes. Hotel breakfast was very limited. Waffles or toast was about... More 

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Nurjehan S, Owner at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much taking time to let us know about your experience. You, our guests, are the only who could help us improve. We take our guests responses very seriously and I have done that with yours. My record shows that you stayed in room 413 which is a room with 2 Queens and also, it is... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived, the management took great pains to ensure we were treated well. Their over-the-top understanding that service is the core difference in the hotel business, coupled with their south Asian hospitality, combine to make a stay a pleasant experience. They have trained their staff to take notice of the details so as to deliver a pleasant... More 

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thank you very much, our dear guest, for sharing your experience of the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala with us. You, our guests, are very important to us as you keep us alive and going. We want to hear from you and we want to make you all 'HAPPY.' After all, GO HAPPY, GO HOJO! is our driving force. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon our late arrival we were pleasantly greeted by Dorian, very nice, easy check-in. Property was maintained well. Room was bit dated but clean and comfy. The property has a mini golf course and car wash on it. Pool and hot tub were both clean and maintained as well. Staff was friendly and helpful. No problems at all. Nice stay...

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Dear Guest, thank you very much for taking time to share your experience of the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala with us. We well understand that the only way to improve and stay in business is by listening to our guests and improve accordingly. Therefore, our guests' input is of utmost importance to us. "Very nice, easy check in" and... More 

Pinnacle, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a quick trip. A few minor issues but the staff was very attentive and prompt. Super helpful. The kids loved the pool. Wi-Fi worked well. Room service food from the little hotel restaurant was delicious and affordable. If we were ever in the area, we would stay here again.

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"Very attentive and prompt. Super helpful," staff, along with "delicious and affordable" food is what you found at the Howard JOhnson Inn of Ocala. Thank you very much for taking time to write about your experience. Your guests feedback keeps us alive because it tells us how to get better. We, at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala, want to... More 

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