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Howard Johnson Express Salt Lake City

121 North 300 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
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Ranked #48 of 75 Hotels in Salt Lake City
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Portola, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am always amazed that the people who give such low ratings some how expect the Marriott for $66 a night. Its not the Marriott but its clean, service was good, and breakfast was more than adequate. I don't need luxurious bathroom. I don't plan on sleeping in it. All in all, I will stay there again the next time... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for a night before heading to Vegas...the rooms were clean and smelled nice (which was a good thing because we got a pet friendly room and sometimes they can have an odor)..the beds were VERY comfy...the price was good..($80 and that includes the $15 pet fee)..the neighborhood was very nice and full of many... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bargain for the price. Exceeded my expectations. Don't pre judge. Better than it initially appears from the exterior. Seems to be popular with retired travellers. Also, I heard that if you are travelling for a hospital visit, the hospital can get you a room for as low as $46. Could be a rumour, but seemed legit.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very basic vintage 1960's hotel. It was safe and clean but: Sheets were like tissue, Blankets were like paper towels. The bathroom door only opened to 45 degrees before you hit the shower curtain. The bathroom is about as small as it can get. Internet access is iffy. This is especially annoying when trying to do on-line... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

My visit to Salt Lake City was primarily to do genealogy at the family history library, and the North Temple Inn was within good walking distance to the library, as well as restaurants, and shops at The City Creek Center.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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48 reviews 48 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Do not book this hotel expecting the Marriot or Hyatt, this is a two star hotel and it shows. However on that note for the cheap price you pay and the somewhat outdated rooms the location is Prime and makes it worth the stay. All of downtown within a walking distance and the light rail is a near by walk... More 

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boston
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Would never stay here again, it was really cheap $72 but I should have realized what I was getting as this is a city. I felt nervous in my room and I brought kids so it made that even worse. The bathrooms were disgusting and everything was stained and really outdated. The breakfast was an over crowded joke. But I... More 

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Duck Creek Village, Utah, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The room smells great and the bed was comfy.The price was affordable.Close to the temple,close to crown burger.Customer service was excellent the front desk lady was friendly the room was also clean.i would go there agin.

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Brigham City, Utah
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Comfortable, quiet and clean older motel. Safe neighborhood. Breakfast was just okay. It's location is the selling point. Walking distance to bus and trolley service. Free TRAX service takes you to much of the cities shopping and medical facilities. About 5 city blocks from Temple Square and City Center shopping and dining. We walked from the LDS Conference Center to... More 

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Coromandel, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Comfy room,good friendly staff and close to Tabernacle..If you are on a visit to this city and don't want to spend too much this hotel/motel with be adequate..It's a 10min walk to Deseret Store and is comfy and quiet,with a good bathroom..SLC has an excellent public transport system so use it..We are not Mormons either,we just enjoyed a pleasant city...

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