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Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   222 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA 94080   |  
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“Very good place....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011 via mobile

It was very pleasant stay at this hotel. I travel from SFO once in a month and I usually stay at this place. It has been good place to stay at. This time, I was so impressed with management. The staff, and the MANAGER were so helpful. the manager actually knows how to treat a customer which is great. it was amazing stay. I will definitely be back to this place!!

  • Stayed June 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco, responded to this review, November 23, 2012
Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so happy to hear that you had an amazing experience with us. Our staff definitely makes sure to give exceptional customer service to each and every guest.

We’re also glad to hear that you will be back again, we looking forward to seeing you!
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Breese, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2011

Besides the nice clean room at such a reasonable price, the continental breadfast was fabulous. Also, give your employee, Rakesh Chand, a raise. He was sooo helpful.

Stayed June 2011, traveled solo
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GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco, responded to this review, November 23, 2012
We are so happy to hear you had a delightful experience with us! Thanks for commenting on our hotel and staff, as they will always go out of their way to make each guest’s experience a memorable one. We appreciate you recommending us to your friends…

We look forward to seeing you again!
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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2011

Traveled with my wife, 2 young boys and our teenager. We had a downstairs unit.
We stayed for 3 nights to enjoy SF. Staff were friendly and the free courtesy breakfast was an A plus. Room came with a small refrigerator, a microwave, a TV set. Bathroom is clean.
we didn't encounter any problems at all and will not hesitate to stay here again. Parking fee was $3 per day (awesome)...

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco, responded to this review, November 23, 2012
Thank you so much for your kind review! We are delighted to hear you had a memorable stay with us, that is what we strive for. Our staff makes sure to always provide excellent customer service as well as providing each guest with a clean and cozy room. We’re glad you enjoyed our breakfast; we make it fresh each morning with various options to choose from.

Thanks again for taking the time to post your comments and we look forward to having you stay with us again on your next trip to SF!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

We stayed at the hotel for one month. Hotel was worth every penny. We found the service to be excellent. The staff were curtious and extremely helpful. We highly recommend staying at the Howard Johnson South San Francisco.

Room Tip: We stayed on the second floor-very quiet.
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  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Thank you very much for your kind review! We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us; our staff will always go out of their way to help in any possible way. As well as maintaining clean and neat rooms for every guest. We look forward to having you stay with us on your next trip to San Francisco!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2011

Good location, personnel professional and friendly,clean, the hotel offer a free service bus shuttle to the airport.

Room Tip: the rooms are quite, no particulary noises
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  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
We’re happy to hear you had an enjoyable stay with us; it’s our pleasure to make your stay as pleasant as possible. We look forward to seeing you again!
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Seattle
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2011

Howard Johnson Express offers great service with an excellent location, just minutes away from the airport (SFO). The rooms are large and clean with responsive maid service. And they offer free high speed internet service that really works. I would highly recommend this hotel for anyone looking for a quality, clean, hotel with a great staff! I look forward to visiting again in the future!
A. Oliver.
Seattle, Wa

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Thank you for comments, we’re glad to know that you had an enjoyable stay with us. Our location is definitely very convenient. Our staff will always greet you with a warm smile and provide outstanding customer service. We hope to have you stay with us again!
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Lebanon, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2011

Our room was OK. Could tell that they have been remodeled. Plenty of room and everything was clean.
My only real complaint is there isn't a computer available in the lobby for guest use.
It's definitely close to SFO which is why we picked it.

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Thank you so much for your review! We are delighted to hear about your marvelous experience. Our staff will always provide exceptional customer service and care for each guest above what they’ve experience in other hotels. We also make sure to have each and every room nice and neat before the guest arrives, as we know cleanness is vital. Thanks again for taking the time to tell us about your experience.
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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco

Address: 222 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA 94080
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Location: United States > California > South San Francisco
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 28 hotels in South San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Great location and friendly service! Close to Downtown, Golden Gate Park, the Convention Center, Fisherman's Wharf, shopping, Alcatraz, and the San Francisco Airport. Our amenities include, but are not limited to, Free Breakfast, Free 24-hr Airport Shuttle, In-room coffee, Microwave and Refrigerator available, Hairdryer and Iron available, and Free Newspaper. Great value - visit us soon! ... more   less 
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