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Howard Johnson Express Galveston

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8216 Harborside Dr., Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Brownsville, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is scary to sleep in, the train passes all the time really loud, and breakfast was not even worth them advertising. The milk was hot and didn't look very pleasing. Hotel rooms seem clean but smelled funny. One thing that I was extremely upset about was that I had specifically put the DO NOT DISTURB sign while I... More 

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Boone, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was so dirty I was scared to sleep there!! I stayed at a hotel in Arkansas the night before that was 65 dollars a night and was a million times cleaner and much more nice!!

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Humble, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really did not know what to expect from this motel. It was very affordable, and available (Spring Break and St. Patrick's Day weekend). We were very pleased to find a very clean room and updated also. The front desk was very helpful and overall we had a very good experience. (If you are a light sleeper, bring ear plugs,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We did not enjoy this hotel at all. Since it was a Wyndham property, I have decent expectations. First, it smelled bad. The bedding had cigarette burns in the bed covers. It was right in between a train track and a truck stop, so it was loud all night long (not the hotel's fault, but something I wish I had... More 

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Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Out of the way place if you don't mind the noise from trains. Excellent on-site management. Room was very large. Right across the road from the cruise shuttle. You are a five minute drive from everywhere. Great staff who go out of their way to do better than they need to. Microwave and a fridge! That was unexpected. They even... More 

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Elk City, Oklahoma
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Our whole family stayed here night before we left on a cruise. Never again!!!! Nothing like laying in bed about to fall asleep and you feel something crawling boyfriend turned on light and wow bed bugs crawling on bed and other bed in our room. Not only bed bugs but the room wasn't very clean at all. We wanted to... More 

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Independence,Ks
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The desk clerk was professioal and courteous. We were placed in a handicapped room which was not requested but was ok, there was mold in the window seals, the tile flooring in the bath in shower and around door jam also had mold and build up. Very noisy due to vending and ice machine next to our room. The continental... More 

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