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Howard Johnson Hotel -Toms River

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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The personnel at the front desk both on arrival and at check out offered friendly and efficient customer service. The room however was problematic in the fact that it was downright filthy. Stained carpet, walls and ceiling tiles were paired with random staples spread across the carpet. The bathroom had scum rings in the water receptacles and used toleteries. One... More 

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Sarah L, Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel -Toms River, responded to this review

Dear Julie; Thank you for reaching out to us and expressing your concerns from your recent stay. While we appreciate the compliments for the front desk team, we are sorry to read from your review the condition of the guest room was so disappointing. I'll address this issue with the hotel manager and housekeeping in order to bring the room... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checked into a room yesterday afternoon. Picked up the phone on the nightstand to request more towels and watched a cockroach run across the table. Goodbye. I was out the door and back in my car in mere moments! We found a Ramada close by. Much better accommodation.

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Sarah L, Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel -Toms River, responded to this review

Dear Jean; Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate you bringing this matter to our attention, we have had no further reports of this and sincerely apologize for any discomfort that may have caused. We will work with our manager and pest control company to ensure this is fully investigated and appropriately handled. Sincerely, Sarah... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We have stayed her before and it is in a great location. This place allows pets but you couldn't tell. I saw some dogs, but place was clean. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. Shower had no power, and the refrigerator was noisy, I spoke to front desk and they made me... More 

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Sarah L, Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel -Toms River, responded to this review

Dear Miriam; Thank you for sharing your recent trip with us. We are very pleased to see you return to the hotel and that you enjoyed your stay again. We appreciate hearing that the staff, services and amenities exceeded your expectations this trip. We always like to hear from our guests, so please continue to let us know how we're... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

This hotel claims to have free wifi. There are even signs at the end of every hallway stating "youre now entering a wifi zone". Dont get me wrong its not impossible to connect but the majority of time that I was here I had major issues with connecting and when it was connected it ceased to remain connected for any... More 

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Sarah L, Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel -Toms River, responded to this review

Dear Touring D: Thank you for being our guests and sharing your valuable feedback with us. We certainly understand how important signal reliability and strength is to stay connected with colleagues during business travel or with family and friends during leisure adventures. Typically we are 100% operational and I am not sure what knocked the Internet signal down. I will... More 

Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is the first time we had a room on the 2nd floor. Walls are much thinner on the 2nd floor. We could hear the person in the next room snoring during the night and we were woken up at 6:00 am by the man in the next room talking on his phone. We will stay here again but I... More 

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Sarah L, Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel -Toms River, responded to this review

Dear Mariann - Thank you for being a repeat guest of the Howard Johnson Toms River. It is a pleasure to see you again. We've made great strides in upgrading the hotel since your last visit and appreciate your honest review and feedback so we can continue to work on the areas that need our attention. We can certainly try... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Stayed here as a stop to see family in Toms River. I am originally from NJ and it was reasonable but the hotel was run down. Even though it was non smoking you could smell it through the halls and as you walked in. First room the toilet didn't work and we had to move to another room. The hotel... More 

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Sarah L, Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel -Toms River, responded to this review

Dear George; Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate your business and pleased to see that had a pleasant stay. I am sorry to read of the difficulties with the first room and glad we were able to move you right away. We are working on improvements to the hotel and completing projects in... More 

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