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“Short shopping Trip” 3 of 5 stars
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Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Miami Airport
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7707 NW 103rd Street, Miami, FL 33016   |  
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Ranked #86 of 129 hotels in Miami
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“Short shopping Trip”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

The hotel is not fancy but is good for a short shopping trip. Taxis are very difficult to get when shopping at Walmart late. We waited over 2 hours.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

worst hotel in hialeah, me an 4 others friends check in here,an were given two rooms on the 5th floor, every part of the rooms were dirty, bed was not properly made in either one, pillows cases dirty with make up in one, carpet musty, tub rusty, we were only there for 5mins an the dust had us scratching, we went back to front desk an told the receptionist we were not satisfy with the rooms she spoke to the manager lady on duty an we were given two other rooms on the 8th floor, believe it there were just as nasty, we went back to front desk again an ask for a refund, an two taxis to take us from there, the manager say dont worry i will have the shuttle take u guys where u want to go,but wait 10mins for it return an the bellman will drive it, when the bellman ask where we was going to an we said ramada hotel down the street, he give a fake smile an spoke to the manager in their language,so we wont understand there conversation, very disrespectful indeed, when they finish had they chat he disappear an when the shuttle return in 10mins he was nowhere to be found, when we ask the manager for him an told her the van was out there we was told by the manager he knew, when he arrived 1/2 hr later instead of being ready to take us down, he came with a guest bag saying he was going to the airport, so we end up getting a taxi to make two trips. when all of that could be avoided in the first if the manager had call the taxi in the first place,i would not stay here again unless i was paying a small fee an doing the cleaning myself,

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Albert E, General Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Miami Airport, responded to this review, October 8, 2013
Lady linda 18-- I am sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations during your stay. I appreciate the feedback and I value what my guests have to say regarding their experiences. I have shared your comments with the appropriate departments and we will address the items immediately.

Safe travels
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

On our first night, we had to wait for the bellman to deliver our keys for the door - while the wait was relatively short, we were tired. most times persons who get to their hotel just want to relax and sleep or shower and head out. The rooms are average.....i would say that it's equivalent to a 3 star hotel, but the location is the best (4.5 stars).

The staff was helpful and courteous. The other thing which was not to my liking was the fact that there were no pool towels available when I wanted. Eventually, they told me to use what was in the room?

One of the best things which came in useful was the scale in the lobby :)

In summary, if you're looking for a place close to Westland Mall and the airport - this is the hotel for you, but a stay of more than 3 nights, in my opinion is way too long.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Albert E, General Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Miami Airport, responded to this review, October 8, 2013
KBTravellers--Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel. I agree that we are located near excellent shopping centers and other attractions. I am sorry that you were delayed getting into your room upon arrival but I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the rest of your stay. I have shared you comments about the pool towels with the team and I am sure that we will do better next time.
Safe travels.
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Address: 7707 NW 103rd Street, Miami, FL 33016
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Location: United States > Florida > Miami
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #86 of 129 hotels in Miami
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Hotel Class:3 star — Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Miami Airport 3*
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