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“An etching stench” 2 of 5 stars
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Howard Johnson Hotel Newark
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   20 Frontage Rd, Newark, NJ 07114 (Newark Airport and Port Newark)   |  
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“An etching stench”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I know you get what your pay for. But this time, it totally wasn't worth it and I regret not spending an extra $50 for something nicer. Pro: Airport shuttle for super connivence. Con: My god. The smell. I knew this place was rated below average but I figured I only needed a bed to crash in after a redeye flight. I wasn't looking for anything fancy. The stench was overpowering. Smoke, mold, sewer?? Whatever the mixture, I couldn't get use to it and I had to breathe out of my nose so I wouldn't puke and my stuff just reeked after only spending hours in that room. Who cares about the dingy bathroom, sketchy bedding, and blood?? stained carpet. I was too busy to write my review immediately after my trip but the smelly experience is etched in my mind forever.

Room Tip: I walked around the halls to see if just my hallway was the stinky one. Nope. All the same.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Room was dirty, dusty & musty. Bed felt like it was 100's of years old. Good location and the shuttle is on time

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service

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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Hotel Newark

Address: 20 Frontage Rd, Newark, NJ 07114
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Newark > Newark Airport and Port Newark
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #15 of 21 hotels in Newark
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Hotel Newark 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
8 Miles from New York City, Manhattan.5 Miles from Met Life Stadium, SuperBowl 2014. ... more   less 
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