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Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison

2.5 of 5
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3841 East Washington Avenue, Madison, WI 53704
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Ranked #48 of 64 Hotels in Madison
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great experience, no problem during our one night stay. Great selection of breakfast, egg, bread, cinnamon toast, fried potatoes, and sausages.There are muffins and cereal as well. Great location too. Within walking distance from East Towne Mall, Goodwill, Chinese Restaurants, Target, and Plato's closet.

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Kyle M, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We are glad you got to take advantage of all the amenities our hotel has to offer especially the large breakfast buffet! I'm happy to hear there were no issues during your stay and our staff was very accommodating. We hope to see you back in Madison again soon! Warmest regards, Staff at the... More 

Eureka Springs
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room appeared to be fine when we arrived, unpacked, had dinner, then went to bed. When I got up to go to the bathroom in the night, I flushed the toilet and it over flowed, all over the floor. When I called the front desk the first time, it rang 35 and no answer. I tried again and after... More 

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Kyle M, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison, responded to this review

Thank you Judith for the review! I'm sorry to hear that during your stay your room had toilet issues, I'm glad to hear that our night staff got everything corrected by moving rooms, I'm sorry that the issue was not handled in a more proficient matter and I will talk with my night staff to ensure that if any issues... More 

Rutland, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is clean, well appointed and in a good location. The staff are friendly, welcoming and super helpful - especially Victoria and the young lady who worked the front desk days while I was there. The rooms have a fridge and good sized flat screens. Matresses are comfortable and plenty of pillows. Large pool and nice exercise room with... More 

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Kyle M, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We appricate that all of our hard work put into our recent renovations are improving our guests stay. I'm also glad to hear that our front desk and multiple other employees were helpful and were able to make your stay even better! We pride ourselves on our customer service we are able to provide... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am in Madison each and every week and I am always greeted with a great smile friendly service and a clean room at a great value they have a good workout room and a Great Pool and whirlpool. Seeing I stay in Madison and have stayed at several places I keep coming back to Howard Johnsons

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Kyle M, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison, responded to this review

Thank you Paul for the kind review! We take pride in our ability to give outstanding customer service as well as a great place to stay, we are happy to hear that you ejoyed all of our amenities that we have to offer such as the 24/7 work out facility and the largest indoor pool in Madison! We hope to... More 

Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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174 reviews 174 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here one night and used the Park and fly for our Nnual trip to Kauai. Short shuttle trip to the airport. Clean comfortable room and a restaurant and bar on site. Nice staff too. Price was cheaper than losing time in the car and paying for parking in the airport. One negative was the free wifi didn't work but... More 

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Kyle M, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! I'm glad to hear you got to take advantage of our park and fly option at our hotel, I also agree that our park and fly package is a great amenity it does make traveling very easy and convenient when you do not have to worry about parking or a shuttle to and from... More 

Westby, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice older hotel that has been well maintained. The pool area is nice and the water is warm. The old school arcade and rec room is a delight. The exercise room is great. Our room was comfortable and clean. The gentleman that runs the breakfast is one of the nicest person I have ever met. My family... More 

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Kyle M, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison, responded to this review

Thank you Keith for your kind review! I'm so happy to hear that your whole family had a great experience at the Howard Johnson Plaza and also glad to hear you got to take advantage of all of our great amenities such at the largest indoor pool in Madison and our large game room! I will also pass along the... More 

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