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Woodside Motel
65-09 Queens Blvd, Woodside, NY 11377 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Queens)   |  
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Woodside
Dhanbad, India
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33 hotel reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“quality and best for staying”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Situated along metro 63/ LGA, 10 minute walk from metro. Rooms were clean and tidy with sleep quality of the matressess. Staffs were formal and good. But no breakfast menu as they dont provide it. ony tea or coffee were free, with vending machine for chips water or other stuffs.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I went there like 2 years ago, when the place was called Howard Johnson Express Queens. The staff was very friendly and the room was so clean and the location was good as well. I hope it hasn't changed since then.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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New York, New York, United States
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11 hotel reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Property along busy Queens Boulevard, with plenty of restaurants in the area; 10 minutes from LGA, 20 minutes from JFK, 20 minutes from Midtown Manhattan (city bus stop, just outside); with cable TV on a 40" wide screen (w/ remote); luxury bath soaps; ice machine, snack vending machine. Good for couples, solo, friends, business travelers. Easy check-in. Friendly front desk. Towels could have been cleaner (bring your own, if a problem.)

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Graz, Austria
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8 hotel reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We booked about Howard Johnson.
We got a confirmation but this confirmation never reached the "Hotel"
The rooms are dirty, Its only a hotel for special hours. We leaved the hotel ten minutes later aftetr we arrived it. Maybe it was a hotel some months ago but now it is nothing.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Pomona, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Reserved room 4 mos ago under Howard Johnsons Express Inn. Should've been cued when the taxi driver didn't know where it was. All the ammenities promised were NOT there. The room was dirty, "guests" were reserving rooms "by the hour" and XXX rated movies were on the tv. The pic is NOTHING like it looks. Booked through HOTELS.COM who summed it up with "Too bad we got your money now we're not going to do anything about it". I was never informed by HOTELS.COM that the property had been sold and offered another stay somewhere else. I paid for one thing and was given another. DO NOT STAY HERE and for GODS SAKE DO NOT BOOK THROUGH HOTELS.COM. They are untrustworthy and should be banned from booking hotel rooms!

Room Tip: Pay a little more and stay somewhere else! DO NOT BOOK through HOTELS.COM!
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Montreal, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I went to this hotel during my vacation to New York, it's an average hotel I should say.. the rooms were very small , beds were ok, the bathroom had poor water and when you turned on the heater, the room smelt really bad (sweat). This hotel is good for someone who likes economical type of hotel and it's cheap! I ordered this on HOJO.com, they offer high speed free internet which is nice! TV was bad, the graphics are not good, not much selection of channels. They provided a safety box, but you had to slide your credit card.. but it didnt work..The provided breakfast too, but, it's only coffee, juice, and choice of muffin. It's really close to Queens blvd so a lot of cars pass by and its really noisy at night.But one thing I liked was transportation to times square was easy, walk few blocks and you get on Woodside station.The service was friendly and when we had questions, they always answered us.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Worst hotel ever I have stayed so far. This is the the 3rd time I am submitting my review as TripAdvisor refused to publish previous 2 calling them too harsh!!! But I shld have the liberty to express my feeling at my own free will ........... when I give rating 5 to a property, they dont have any problem but why now??? I guess people have the right to know the actual scenario before they book a hotel and later regret!!! No hygiene whatsoever..............you can have plenty of human hairs everywhere.........bedcovers, towels, bathrooms and where not? I wish there were any negative rating, even 1 star is too much for this property. And yes, going with family would be the worst mistake!!! Its like I have already visited Hell before I died.............paid for 7 nights but got out of there in 2 nights and I am thankful I did that!!! Never Again...................NEVER!

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled solo
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Woodside Motel

Address: 65-09 Queens Blvd, Woodside, NY 11377 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Queens)
Location: United States > New York > Woodside
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Woodside
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Express Queens Hotel Woodside
Howard Johnson Hotel Woodside
Howard Johnson Woodside
Woodside Howard Johnson

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