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Howard Johnson Inn Lexington

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2241 Elkhorn Rd, Lexington, KY 40505
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Ranked #35 of 67 Hotels in Lexington
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked 4 rooms, 2 were to be king beds and 2 with 2 queen beds (1 with a cot). Was told that requests would be met and had confirmation numbers. On arrival all rooms were with 2 queen beds and no cot. Also our bathroom found hair and other dirt.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is easy to get too from the I75 and is not far from Downtown, Lexington, KY. It is clean and has a Cracker Barrel across the road. It's a decent place to stay if you're passing through. We have stayed there 2 times recently. We were on the side of the hotel that faced Cracker Barrel and had... More 

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akshayp86, Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Lexington, responded to this review

Our hotel features large clean comfortable rooms, flat screen TVs with a 60+ channel lineup, huge outdoor pool and indoor hot tub with Jacuzzi jets, free breakfast and wifi and a wonderful front desk staff. We are conveniently located right off the interstate next to Cracker Barrel and I feel we are a terrific bargain for the money. I am... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The motel had no elevators so everything had to be hauled in via stairs. The beds when you set on them squeaked bad. Could use some interior cleaning of the carpets.

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akshayp86, Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Lexington, responded to this review

We are well aware that the hotel could use some updating and are in the process of addressing those concerns. It will take time. In the meantime we are still an incredibly good bargain for the money which is why this guest stopped here. We have a terrific staff, clean comfortable rooms, free wifi, a good breakfast, beautiful indoor hot... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Checked in around 5-6 then left and came back around midnight...tried using key to open my room and it wouldn't work...I thought I heard a tv on in the room...but wasn't sure...so I tried the other key and it wouldn't work...had to go to front desk with all my luggage to find out I was put in a different room.... More 

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akshayp86, Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Lexington, responded to this review

Apologies to this guest for the problems she experienced during her stay with us. We have addressed the issue raised in this review with our staff. I am very sorry that the keycard she used wasn't working when she returned late at night. It sounds as thought the keycard was demagnetized at some point during her busy day which could... More 

Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

-THE GOOD- The bed was pretty comfortable and the pillows were a decent size and firm. Not really pillow top quality but comfortable. The TV in my room was a flat screen television mounted on the wall and it worked very well, didn't really watch the cable much since i brought my computer to watch movies and tv shows with.... More 

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akshayp86, Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Lexington, responded to this review

We feel that we are an incredibly good bargain for the money. Contrary to the reviewer's claim we are not in a sketchy neighborhood and can do nothing about other businesses in our area. The Hustler's store mentioned in the review sells lingerie like Frederick's of Hollywood and has nothing to do with prostitution or the selling of pornography. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great basic stay. Room 150 is a king/smoking room. It is in the 2nd building and parking is right outside the door. Good work area. Decent internet (streaming was not bad at all). Friendly front desk staff. Toilet worked but the tank top is cracked. A cigarette hole in the carpet (it is a smoking room!). Has micro/fridge. Fridge kept... More 

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akshayp86, Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Lexington, responded to this review

Our hotel is, in fact an incredible bargain for the money. Terrific staff, very large, clean, comfortable rooms, most rooms have flat screen TVs with 60+ channels, we have a wonderful indoor Jacuzzi and a huge beautiful outdoor pool, free wifi, good breakfast and we are located right off the interstate. Our rates are extremely reasonable and nearly all guests... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at the howard johnson for three days. My room was clean, and everyone was very accomodating. I was able to get a lot of work done as well because of the free wifi which helped out a bunch. I would rate my stay five out of five. I will return to this hotel next time i come to... More 

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akshayp86, Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Lexington, responded to this review

We always like to hear such nice comments about our hotel. We do have an excellent, friendly staff, large, clean, comfortable rooms and in a couple months our huge beautiful outdoor pool will be open for the convenience of our guests. We hope to see this particular guest many times in the coming months. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in this hotel for a couple days and I enjoyed it. The employees were very nice and very helping. The overall pay of the room was pleasing. The rooms were a bit dated but it was quite nice for me. I love the fact that the location is near the stores like Walmart and also the movie theatre.... More 

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akshayp86, Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Lexington, responded to this review

I thank this guest for the very kind words. We also think that Howard Johnson Lexington is a wonderful place to stay and a terrific bargain for the money. We have an excellent, accommodating, professional, friendly staff. The rooms are large, clean and comfortable and we are right off the highway, conveniently located close to Walmart and several fine restaurants.... More 

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