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Howard Johnson Express Inn - New Brunswick

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26 Route 1 North, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided to stay at this motel for the night because he was bowling in a tournament at the bowling alley about 5 minutes away. After reading the reviews, I went ahead and decided to stay considering some reviews go by the quality of the room. I knew it wouldn't be fancy but this place seriously needs... More 

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Edgewood, Maryland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I stayed at thjis hotel for business. It was very affordable but the room was not so good. There was very Limited breakfast choice. The hotel was not professional. Wished I had stayed at the place across the street. Would have been better.

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I was staying in New Brunswick for an interview. I typically go for deals and have stayed at a HoJo's before, but not in this poor of condition. The lady at the front desk rudely hurried me off to my room and said "you cannot turn up the fan to high, only low". The room had a bad stench to... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My stay at this hotel was horrible. I was in a non-smoking room and there were multiple cigarette butt holes in my blanket. The smell of the room was terrible as well. Overall I was dissatisfied with my stay at this hotel. I almost left it was so bad. I would not stay here again.

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Hamilton, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This place is VERY tired. The room smelled musty, the balcony wasn't accessible because the door was nailed shut and there was no plug in the sink. The "breakfast" was two types of cereal, a few pastries and they didn't provide cream for coffee, just milk (I asked). They appear to have numerous live-in tenants who shuffled into the breakfast... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I was a bit wary of staying here after reading the reviews; but since I try to travel on a budget, i took a chance and stayed here. This stay was free, as I used my Wyndham Rewards points. OK, the property is old, and there are tube TV's. I also didn't stay for the breakfast. My take on the... More 

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Made reservations for Saturday, September 13. Got to the hotel at 4pm (one hour AFTER check-in) and was given a room key. Walked into the room and was greeted by the smell of stale beer and garbage. The room was completely unclean - spilled beer, beer bottles and caps, dirty blankets, an unmade bed, and trash all over the entire... More 

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