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Howard Johnson Express Inn - Sandusky Amusement Park.

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2809 Milan Road, Sandusky, OH 44870
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Pittsburg, Kansas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff who man the front desk were incredibly rude and morally inept. We stayed here because it was cheap, and we would check out in 5 hours, so we just needed a bed to nap in to be honest. I had left a pair of sandals there after we checked out, and called to see if they could be... More

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Debbie D, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Sandusky Amusement Park., responded to this review

Thank you for your view. By now you should have your belonging that were shipped to you. And the rest of your money $17.65 has been mailed to you . As for the $10.00 service charge that is standard . Shipping your belongings back to you is not a free service . I'm not sure how that makes me rude... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hotel about 8-10months in advance and when I arrived they put me in nearly the furtherest away room possible! The room was a non smoking room but the mattress reeked of cigarettes, I know this because the fitted sheet was too small for the bed and it kept coming off, this made for a rather uncomfortable night... More

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South Bend, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I reserved 2 rooms. They were both clean and close to cedar point. We spent most of the day out of the room. If your looking for a clean bed at a reasonable price so you can get up early and head to a day of fun, this is the place to stop.

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Wheeling
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

- Good location, - Room was too small for two double beds. Not getting value for the money paid. - ok for one night stay.

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Mason, Ohio
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel this past Thursday and Friday, August 7-8th. After reading all the bad reviews, I feel people should hear the truth. The hotel is exactly what it says it is: An express inn...a place to sleep...mostly for people visiting Cedar Point which is what we were doing. To clarify some of the bad reviews: Yes, the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely old & run down. Funky smell. Only stayed 1 night instead of the intended 2. I think the majority of the motels in this area are similar. It did the job of providing a place to sleep for cheap before heading to the park. I would not recommend this motel

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hotelsanduskyoh, Webmaster at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Sandusky Amusement Park., responded to this review

Dear Guest, I’m pleased that we served the purpose for you and that we “did the job” when you needed a place to spend the night in the area. I’m sorry we didn’t make a better impression, however. Hundreds are satisfied every month, and I sincerely apologize that you were not. Still, I hope you will reconsider and stay again.... More

South Bend, Indiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Nasty, dirty room. From dirty walls to mold on the matress to trash under the dresser. There was used coffee filters in the coffee pot. There was even nails sticking out of the trim around the doors! Seemed more like a place that would rent by the hour not nightly.

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hotelsanduskyoh, Webmaster at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Sandusky Amusement Park., responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to offer your feedback. I’m sorry that you experienced a housekeeping lapse during your stay. We have improved staffing in the last few days to make sure this kind of issue doesn’t happen again. Most guests are completely satisfied, and I’m very sorry that these issued detracted so much from your stay. I... More

Gulfport, Mississippi, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Disgusting room very dirty mold everywhere sticky carpets had to clean my room myself I well never stay here again save your money and find a good Hotel when we look at d Howard Johnson Hotel website it showed these pictures of our quote on quote rooms Wow these rooms must have come from the tropics somewhere because our actual... More

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hotelsanduskyoh, Webmaster at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Sandusky Amusement Park., responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us. I’m sorry that we were unable to meet your needs, especially since so many others are completely satisfied. Our goal is to provide the best combination of comfort and value, and we apparently failed you. I apologize again and hope you will give us another chance to impress you. You deserve the same... More

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Address: 2809 Milan Road, Sandusky, OH 44870
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Location: United States > Ohio > Sandusky
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Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn - Sandusky Amusement Park. 2*
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