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Howard Johnson Express Inn & Suites - South Tampa / Airport

2.0 of 5
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3314 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33629
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Ranked #69 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Impressed with the cleanliness, size and comfort of the beds. Enjoyed the bar! Only missing was a breakfast bar!

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Keystone Heights, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always stay at the HoJo on Dale Mabry, the staff is wonderful & friendly, the pool is always clean and refreshing, the rooms are clean and spacious, equipped with everything you need.

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My room was clean & comfortable. The breakfast is basic Continental but I wasn't expecting anything else. The location is convenient to a lot of restaurants, supermarket, etc. Very safe area too.

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HappyHojo_STampa, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn & Suites - South Tampa / Airport, responded to this review

Dear 939maximillian, Thank you for your review! I am very happy to hear that you were comfortable during your stay here with us, and that our centralized location was beneficial to you. Thank you so much for choosing the Howard Johnson Express Inn and suites as your hotel of choice, and we hope to see you again on a future... More 

Lafayette, Louisiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I pulled a trailer full of dogs from Lafayette Louisiana to Tampa Humane Society. 16 hours on the road including a full pit stop in Tallahassee on the way. The hotel is a refurbished 70-ish central courtyard style campus. They had a parking area near the front that held the trailer with quite a bit of room... More 

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HappyHojo_STampa, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn & Suites - South Tampa / Airport, responded to this review

Dear Big_Chris_Goodland, Thank you for your detailed review! We are so happy to hear that you felt comfortable and safe during your stay here with us, and that our parking lot was able to accommodate your trailer. We appreciate your positive feedback, and I will be sure to share your review with the rest of our staff. We hope to... More 

The Villages, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed over the Mother's Day Weekend. Had a nice quiet and comfortable room ~ very clean. Enjoyed the free breakfast. The breakfast workers and desk people were very friendly. It was nice and handy to downtown without paying the downtown prices!

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HappyHojo_STampa, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn & Suites - South Tampa / Airport, responded to this review

Dear Linda W, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are ecstatic to know that you enjoyed your stay here with us at the Howard Johnson Express Inn & Suites. It is such a pleasure to know that our rooms, staff, breakfast, centralized location, and competitive prices were all beneficial to you during your stay with us. I will be... More 

Wauconda, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The front desk staff were excellent. Every staff person I spoke with over my three day stay made me feel valued. Each tried to do their best to satisfy me, although some requests went unfulfilled. Unfulfilled requests included getting the safe in the room to work properly and the fan in the bathroom to function. Maintenance was able to remedy... More 

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HappyHojo_STampa, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn & Suites - South Tampa / Airport, responded to this review

Dear Jfew, Thank you so much for taking the time out to give a really thorough review about your stay here at the Howard Johnson Express Inn and Suites. I enjoyed reading this review very much, and appreciated all of your feedback. We are elated to hear that you enjoyed our centralized location., and the other amenities we offer .... More 

Ocala, Florida, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was so impressed with the overall overnight stay i told the front desk I'd be writing about it. Staff was incredibly helpful and pleasant! I had issues with my ipad WiFi connection, the man working the front desk came immediately to my room and helped me. First time that has ever happened anywhere! The room was clean and the... More 

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HappyHojo_STampa, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn & Suites - South Tampa / Airport, responded to this review

Dear Penny W, Thank you so much for your review! We truly appreciate the positive feedback, and we are delighted to know your experience was a great one. Thank you for your kind words regarding our service, staff, rooms, and competitive prices. They were all very well received. We look forward to seeing you again! Sincerely, Vanessa Rodriguez Manager Howard... More 

Enfield, Connecticut
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a gecko in our room at check in time then couldn't find someone at the desk to check out. Finally found a desk attendant who did not apologize for making us wait ten minutes to find him and in fact was very rude to us when he finally checked us out.

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HappyHojo_STampa, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn & Suites - South Tampa / Airport, responded to this review

Dear Jacilynb, Thank you for your review. You are a valued guest to us, and we would like to sincerely apologize that you had a less than satisfactory experience with us. We take your concerns very seriously, and we are looking into them to ensure this doesn't happen again. This is not conducive with our guest orientated culture here at... More 

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