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Howard Johnson Express Inn - Houston Downtown

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4602 Katy Freeway/I-10, Houston, TX 77007
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Ranked #236 of 468 Hotels in Houston
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  • 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location, very clean, one of the few places that still offers smoking rooms. Less than 15 minutes from downtown by car. Starbucks, good restaurants minutes away.

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KRUPALI S, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Houston Downtown, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for choosing Howard Johnson Express Inn Houston Downtown! Thank you for sharing your experience about areas located near to hotel. It was a pleasure to have hosted your recent stay and we are glad that you will return to our hotel in the future. We look forward to having you back soon! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This HoJo is old style two floor enter from the front and is showing its age. That said, the room was okay the only problem being the shower cut off would not work requiring one to stand in cold water till it warmed up. A tad pricey considering the property but I guess that is due to being fairly close... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Another plaeasant stay at this motel. Walked in without a reservation, was treated well by the desk clerk, who actually took the time to make sure the type of room i was looking for was available...Nice touch.

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Thank you for your kind and the fair assessment about our Howard Johnson, Katy Freeway, Downtown, Houston Location More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Although we were only there a few hours, we found the hotel very condusive.we had a smoke-free room that was actually smoke smell-free. The parking lot was smaller than the occupancy, forcing us to park out on the street, but that wasn't really an issue. The continental breakfast was pretty weak. I would have not have missed it if it... More 

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KRUPALI S, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Houston Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your good experience with us and with others here on Trip Advisor. Thank you for staying with us and we will serve you more better in near future or on your next visit. Regards Management More 

Tallahassee, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stayed for 4 days and the Howard Johnson did a great job of maintaining the room and providing a good breakfast. No complaints!

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Thank you for your kind and the fair assessment about our Howard Johnson, Katy Freeway, Downtown, Houston Location More 

Mobile, Alabama
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

torn shower curtains - smoky smelling room that was supposedly smoke free - frayed linens on bed - tub that had no stopper - could only be used as a shower easily - no elevator - one table for 4 in the breakfast area - food only fair though a small variety was available Not worth the price

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Sorry for the inconvenience caused to you, all your issues were taken care of. Therefore, we request you to let us serve you again with our improved service. Thank You More 

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