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Howard Johnson Inn Petersburg

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12205 South Crater Road, Petersburg, VA 23805
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Middleport, NY
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the way to our vacation, we stayed at a H. J. in Savannah and was very pleased with the facilities. On our return trip, we stayed in Petersburg, VA and had a terrible experience. The room was cold and because they had coverlets instead of blankets, there was no way to stay warm, even though we had the heat... More 

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Pearl River
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel should be knocked down to the ground and rebuilt. Arrived after midnight and was not allowed in the lobby, had to speak through a hole in the glass from the vestibule and then told my room was not available (even though I had a reservation). The night clerk made me wait in the vestibule while she finished her... More 

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Colonial Heights, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This Howard Johnson Inn is the best in town. The Inn is nice and very clean. The staff are very nice and friendly, they will take care of any matter the comes up. The Inn also has a new place to have lunch and dinner it is called El Arriero, best food around.

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Darlington, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We spent one night here, and that was fine because of the affordability. More than one night would have made my wife an unhappy camper. But, it was ok for a quick stop. The room had a microwave and small fridge, and the bathroom was nice enough. Our shower was excellent, and the tv was ok. The continental breakfast was... More 

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Millville, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Attempted to stay, entered a filthy, freezing room. You could actually see your breath. It was 20 degrees outside, and not much warmer inside. Turned the heat on, heater worked, but after waiting about an hour with our coats on, decided to go elsewhere. Still too cold. Room was disgusting anyway. Dead roaches in the bathroom light, broken light fixtures,... More 

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Pearl River, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was a late booking while driving down 95. We got a decent price on the HJ website, and just needed somewhere to lay our heads for the night. This hotel has clearly seen better days (probably in the 1980's), but the staff were friendly and the beds comfortable. We skipped the breakfast buffet. It did not look terribly appealing.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Staying at this motel was a mistake. We were lured to it by a discount coupon that was not honored by the manager. We were too tired to argue or travel on. The room was minimally clean and the free breakfast was very poor. Do not stay here.

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Petersburg, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I was surprised to see the lack of maintenance at a Howard Johnson. I turned the heat on and a spark shot out and turned off all the heat in that section. I believe a professional cleaning crew should come there. The hi-lite was the checking in. The woman was very nice and professional. She was a pleasure.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Very clean , nice, coffee pot and coffee in the room & the price was right. Bharat Shah was very helpful, and gave us lots of hints of where to go to dinner, shopping & sight seeing. Would recommend for couples and singles.

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New Port Richey, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Hotel was run down and in desperate need of remodeling. Sheets looked dirty, mold in bathroom, and the carpet was filthy. Consider sleeping in your car instead of staying here!

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