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Howard Johnson Express Galveston

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8216 Harborside Dr., Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was torn to wright this review only because the staff was so helpful and extremely kind but the rooms were not so clean and were infested with Mosquitos. Extremely infested! Would not recommend any one stay here

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Todd O, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Galveston, responded to this review

We are sorry that your stay turned out to be less than satisfactory. The mosquito problem is Galveston Island-wide and the local officials are doing what they can. Our rooms have out-door access and this adds to the problem somewhat, however, we did address this problem on site and will continue to monitor the outcome. In short, we hope you'll... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is five minutes from the pier. The rooms are ok. I just wish it would have been a little cheaper. It was the cheapest in Galveston but 140 for one night is expensive for the type of hotel this is. The train going right behind my room should be enough for a discount. My sister's room smelled fine... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came down for a cruise and wanted to stay somewhere close. Should have read reviews. Room stunk, beds dirty, and rooms were infested with misquotes. When we went to talk to a manager, he said that all the rooms were like that and handed us a can of raid and said to spray it in the a/c. Poor servies, nasty... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Terrible. ... terrible. ....disgusting. dirty.... smells horrible. If you love your kids and you care about their health don't bring them here. Their "breakfast" makes you want to skip breakfast forever. There were no light bulbs in the lamps in my room. There was a huge stain on my carpet, rust and mold stains, and the bedding had a funny... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Arrived at hotel the night of 6th of September and there was no parking spaces except for 1 space outside the office and a disabled space because somebody took 6 spaces to park their car and trailer, I parked at the spot outside the office, the manager Adrian came out and told me that that spot was reserved for the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Rooms are dated and location is off the beaten track, but rooms were clean and staff was wonderful. It was an awesome nights sleep all three nights we stayed and will definitely be back. It's minutes from The Strand and the Seawall. Breakfast isn't huge, just cereals and pastries. Overall great stay!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Check-in was was quick and efficient. Rooms were actually in good shape. I heard bad reviews about the train. Well, even though there is a track behind the motel, i did not hear a train. My girlfriend enjoyed the stay as well. the only thing we have to complain about is the fact that we asked for a wake up... More

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Address: 8216 Harborside Dr., Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Galveston 2*
Number of rooms: 46
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