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Howard Johnson Florence/Cincinnati Area

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   7809 US 42, Florence, KY 41042 (Formerly Wildwood Inn Tropical Dome and Spas)
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Ranked #21 of 26 hotels in Florence
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Filthy disgusting drug den. Many locals / non-paying guests loitering in pool area. Wish I would have found these reviews earlier. They're spot on. Only bright spot was the bar tender and her margaritas. We needed a lot of them to complete our stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here several times and it has always been a pleasant experience.They have a quick checkin and checkout.Breakfast is great,the rooms are very clean and the staff are wonderful,My grandchildren love the pool area and the fact that our room is under the dome with easy access to the pools,baby pool and the hot-tub,also the arcade.I really don't... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last year this place was still the Wild Wood, now it's a Howard Johnson. Swimming pool hand rail is extremely loose. The arcade has no air conditioning. The beds are super comfy. The pillows were very flat. The waterfalls in the hot tub were just the thing for sore muscles. Unfortunately the hot tub isn't wheelchair accessible so I had... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Me and my bf both got rashes thru out night the carpet was disgusting the fan didn't work the hair dryer didn't work within 10 mins of being in Jacuzzi I had a rash under my eye my bf got one on his leg later in night for 200 bucks a night we could of stayed on riverfront not happy... More

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Address: 7809 US 42, Florence, KY 41042 (Formerly Wildwood Inn Tropical Dome and Spas)
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Location: United States > Kentucky > Florence
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Florence/Cincinnati Area 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Wildwood Inn Tropical Dome Hotel Florence
Wildwood Hotel Tropical Dome
Florence Inn Ky Wildwood
Wildwood Inn Florence Kentucky
Inn Ky Wildwood
Inn Kentucky Wildwood

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One of a kind hotel with unique Theme Suite. Stay in the Tree house, Ice Cave, or even a Pirate ship. The only limitation is your imagination. From mild to wild we have something for everyone. Romantic getaway or a family adventure you will love Wildwood Inn. We guarantee it! ... more   less 
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