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Howard Johnson Inn Cincinnati

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   400 Glensprings Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45246
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Brunswick, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To call this place terrible is an understatement. My family and I stayed here while on vacation and I wish I could turn back the hands and time and stop myself. I should have know from the time we got to the hotel that I should take me family some place else. From the moment we walked in the place... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there for a getaway for the weekend to take care of some business. First nite at 1:00am was woke up to a bed bug biting me. Called the front desk spoke to the manager and they said they don't have any bugs there but they would put me in another room. Next day @6pm laying in the bed... More

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Robinson
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a weekend get away for a ball game and found this on priceline as a "2 star". HA! As soon as you walk in, the smell hits you like a ton of bricks. Smells like mold, mildew, and weed! It's filthy. Dried up pee all around the bottom of the toilet and floor. Hair in our shower.... More

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Woodland Hills, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

No bugs here from what I can see. Place is kept clean - rooms, lobby, and grounds. No obvious mold anywhere. Rooms need updating and items replaced - but it won't affect your stay if you are tired. The bed, however, may seriously trash your back! Strongest Positives: Girl working front desk on check in - college student studying biology... More

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Sellsville
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

I stay on the road a lot and search every hotel in the area at the time of stay. I found the Howard Johnson to be one of the cleanest, spacious and prices no one else could beat around. When I first checked in, I was greeted with a warm welcoming. I would recommend the hotel to any one who... More

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Associates333, Owner at Howard Johnson Inn Cincinnati, responded to this review

We are Sincerely happy that your stays at our property have been such great experiences and your continuous business is greatly appreciated. Our goal is to ensure consistent Quality, Service, and Cleanliness for the Value you spend with us, for all our guests. It is a tough battle but we are trying very hard. Thank You again! More

Dayton, Ohio
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel in the past on quite a few occasions as it fairly priced and a great location for my reasons of travel. I have to say the owner has definitely put some hard work and money into his establishment, something that may have fallen short in the past. They had a newly renovated front lobby... More

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Associates333, Owner at Howard Johnson Inn Cincinnati, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your great words of wisdom and we definitely appreciate your business. As a single proprietor it is difficult to be able to renovate all 100 plus rooms at the same time financially, however we are trying very hard and we have come a far way and still more to go.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

OMG! where do I start? I am not one of those that gives a bad review because the front desk person was rude or breakfast wasn't what I thought it should be or the mattress was hard etc. The room was downright filthy. First thing I noticed was a beer can that was laying on the floor between the air... More

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Associates333, Owner at Howard Johnson Inn Cincinnati, responded to this review

We would like to start by apologizing profusely for your bad experience at our hotel and Thank you for bringing these issues to our attention. You are correct when you state that the “Owners are nice but I get the sense that they don't supervise the cleaning people or do random spot checks because it is obvious that the maids... More

New Matamoras, Ohio
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Room 1 When we first arrived, the hotel lobby seemed nice, and the man who helped us was polite and seemed knowledgeable. He even got us a non-smoking room when I had booked a smoking room (that's all Booking.com said was available). When we started up the steps to go to our room, I noticed that the carpet was very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

My girlfriend and I came into town to visit some of her family and friends and decided to stay here because it's hard to find a motel in the Cincinnati area that's doesn't cost an arm and a leg that you don't have to worry about being murdered in your sleep. That being said, my gf and I were pleasantly... More

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Address: 400 Glensprings Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45246
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Location: United States > Ohio > Cincinnati
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn Cincinnati 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Conveniently Located Off Interstate 275 At State Route 4. Free High Speed Wireless Internet, & Continental Breakfast, Rooms With King Beds or 2 Doubles, recliner chairs, jet tubs, and work desk with task lamp, Mini Refrigerator And Microwave oven. Interior corridors, Outdoor Pool, Restaurants Adjacent, Golf. Five Minutes To Cincinnati Mills And Tri-County Shopping Malls, 15 Minutes From Kings Island, 20 Minutes To Great American Ballpark. Riverboat Gambling In Lawrenceburg, Indiana- Only 30 Minutes Away. Hairdryers, Irons And Boards In Every Room, Pet Friendly With Fee, Sports Stadiums in Downtown. Sports Bars within a 5 mile radius. ... more   less 
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