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Howard Johnson Express Inn - North Plainfield

2.0 of 5
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1025 Route 22 West, West End Avenue, North Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 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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Plainfield, New Jersey
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very convenient location for me when I need a place to stay , price is reasonable except you don't get a receipt when you check in or out which I taught that's not good at all . Internet was not good , breakfast was old did not eat no breakfast at all over all it's very clean and nice .

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I found the Inn very clean and a nice quite place to stay while on business from the UK

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pooja69, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - North Plainfield, responded to this review

WilliaM John R, I want to primarily thank you very much for taking your time to write this review for us as it helps to improve our service to you and allows us to understand our guest and their needs better. On the other hand I must apologize for the inconvenience you had regarding the room. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Purchased online through Priceline for what was advertised as 3.2 stars. Upon arrival floor smelled of old cigarrettes. The towels were tan-colored dingy white we went to Walmart to purchase towels to clean with. There were insects in the bathroom. Had it not been NYE with our having family plans we would have relocated. Staff was friendly but the place... More 

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pooja69, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - North Plainfield, responded to this review

Dear Karlawyatt I want to primarily thank you very much for taking your time to write this review for us as it helps to improve our service to you and allows us to understand our guest and their needs better. On the other hand I must apologize for the inconvenience you had regarding the room. More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

With limited choices took my chance to stay here inspite of the many negative reviews (17 Nov-22 Nov). Spoke to the manager before checking in who reassured me that the hotel had been recently renovated. Positives The room looked fresh and everything in the room was neatly arranged. Good wifi signal and the microwave, refrigerator and a large TV was... More 

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pooja69, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - North Plainfield, responded to this review

Hello I want to thank you very much for writing the positive review for us as we do our best to improve our service everyday for our guests. More 

Toms River, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The rugs in rooms 225 and 227 were filthy..the blankets and bedding in both rooms were not usable, we actually went to a local Walmart and bought blankets. The hotel should be ashamed of the mattresses in room 227. Grout and floor in bathroom could use a cleaning and towels that were provided could be used a sandpaper.

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pooja69, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - North Plainfield, responded to this review

Hello I want to primarily thank you very much for taking your time to write this review for us as it helps to improve our service to you and allows us to understand our guest and their needs better. On the other hand I must apologize for the inconvenience you had regarding the room. More 

Daniels, West Virginia, United States
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75 reviews 75 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I reserved because of price and convenient location. When I got there, I noticed used needles in the parking lot. I thought, well consider the area, and didn't hold the hotel responsible. However, after a few days, the needles didn't get cleaned up. The room was alright, newer bed, mattress & furnishings; good internet signal, etc. Bathroom was very small.... More 

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pooja69, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - North Plainfield, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We apologize for any inconvenience that you had during your stay at our hotel. Our house keeping regularly clean parking area but It may be possible that our housekeepers might have missed a few aspects but it is not in their routine to do so. Please, accept our sincere apologize... More 

jfalcon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I'm writing this review at 1:49 am . Yes you read it right. The hotel is packed with "friendly" ladies, loud cars and a parking lot party that does not stop. Saturday night. The rooms stink . The only reason I booked it was for the price not worth it. Can't sleep or rest. The continental breakfast is joke. Stale... More 

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pooja69, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - North Plainfield, responded to this review

I want to thank you very much for your time to write us a review so we are able to improve our service. Many times it is impossible to understand the places we lack quality in but through guests' experiences we are able to understand our standing better. Nonetheless, the sincerest of apologies to you as well because we were... More 

San Luis Obispo, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This hotel is located right on route 22, about 25 minutes or a 60 dollar cab ride from Newark airport. There's a IHOP across the street and a liquor store two blocks away. It will keep you dry. It is very basic, but it is what a HoJo should be.

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pooja69, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - North Plainfield, responded to this review

We want to thank you very much for writing review for us as we do our best to improve our service everyday for our guests. We hope to see you again at the hotel as we are improving our service and quality of room’s every day. Thank you again for your comments -GM More 

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