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“Very Good for the Price” 4 of 5 stars
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Howard Johnson East Syracuse
1.5 of 5 Motel   |   6590 Thompson Road North, NY Thruway I-90 Exit 35, Syracuse, NY 13206   |  
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Ranked #24 of 30 hotels in Syracuse
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“Very Good for the Price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I wasn't sure about this place at first as my co-worker had issues at his check in. I had a late check in and the indivudal checking me in was not very friendly and his appearance was more than desirable. The staff in the morning though and the next evening were great and very helpful with directions and also with recomendations of places to eat. Room was very clean and comfortable.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I stayed at this hotel for 4 nights and it was an excellent experience. Hotel is at a great location, right on the exit from 90.So I didn't had to drive even a mile to find it. Staff was very helpful, they were quite flexible to request of early check-in as I had kids with me and I wanted to check-in around noon.The rooms were nice, spacious and clean. They have nice breakfast having option of 4 cereals(my kids enjoyed lucky charms),bagels ,waffles(loved them,do try) ,fruits , muffins , danish and other usual breakfast stuff.
Its at walking distance(less than 2 mins) from joeys, Denny's and Dunkin Donuts. 5 mins down the road was a golf course and really nice road to walk in the evening. All these things made my stay really enjoyable. I had to extend the stay and the prices had gone up from the time I booked first and they offered me the same price which made me really happy. I found their staff extremely polite and helpful,

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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Potsdam, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Okay, I confess! I was looking for a hotel within walking distance to Joey's Restaurant so that my wife and I could enjoy an excellent meal after a long, cross country trip. Saw HoJo's and we pulled in. Staff was very helpful and friendly. The room was certainly adequate. Refrig, microwave, regular TV (not wide screen), a a full sized bed and there was also a table and chairs as well as a desk. Bathroom was kind of tiny, towels were not real fluffy, but the shower was good. Free WiFi, and the breakfast was on par with most of the budget hotels of this type. Physically the place is old, tired and does not have real visual appeal, but hey, at about half the price of other hotels near Carrier Circle (and a short walk to a great restaurant) I would certainly stay again if my travels take me here.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

I needed an inexpensive place to stay for a night in Syracuse before heading out of town the next morning. Based on Tripadvisor reviews, proximity to the Thruway, and the rate (~$60), I chose this facility. It served its purpose very well. The desk clerk was extremely polite and helpful. The room was comfortable. Yes, the view was of the Thruway exit. I didn't choose it for aesthetic reasons. The bed was comfortable and afforded me a pleasant night's sleep. The shower had good water pressure, but the height was about six inches short of ideal. The towels were a bit on the threadbare side, but they worked. Although there was free wi-fi at the hotel, I did not use it. There was also complimentary breakfast, but I missed it. Certainly, this is not a high-end establishment. If you need a comfortable place to spend an evening or two, though, the facility will do quite well. Should the occasion arise again, I would not hesitate in staying here.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled solo
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GurnamV, General Manager at Howard Johnson East Syracuse, responded to this review, May 26, 2013
We here at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Syracuse, NY were very pleased to to hear you had a pleasant stay with us. Proximity to the Thruway and our low rates are 2 great reasons why guests love the Howard Johnson Syracuse. We always keep our rates reasonable to keep guests coming back. Hearing your kind words makes us all feel we are doing a great job. We would love to see you again if you are in the Syracuse area. Thank you once again
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Address: 6590 Thompson Road North, NY Thruway I-90 Exit 35, Syracuse, NY 13206
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Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Syracuse
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
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Ranked #24 of 30 hotels in Syracuse
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Howard Johnson East Syracuse 1.5*
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Also Known As:
Ramada Limited University/Carrier Circle Hotel Syracuse
Ramada Hotel Syracuse
Ramada Motel Syracuse
Ramada Syracuse

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