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“a few problems....” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Howard Johnson Inn And Conference Center Salem

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Howard Johnson Inn And Conference Center Salem
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1671 Skyview Rd, Ext 137 off I-81, Salem, VA 24153   |  
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Ranked #10 of 14 Hotels in Salem
Barton
1 review
“a few problems....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Great staff, no hair dryer in my room, although corrected quickly, internet took FOREVER to connect.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
    • 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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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Lake Lure, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

The price was right for breaking our drive home after a nice vacation. The hotel is a convenient on and off of I-81, and is close to a big choice of restaurants for dinner. Certainly it would not be hard to argue that the view is one of the best in the area. The room needed attention... the bathroom towel rack was off the wall and the bed was missing one of the finials, but the room and bath itself were clean. Although we had only coffee, the complimentary breakfast was quite an impressive spread, and many of the other travelers seemed to be enjoying it. Not a bad experience for what we wanted.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Fort Montgomery
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

The best view in Salem. So nice, they charge you extra for a room facing it. Room passed my sniff test, and the rooms look recently remodeled and in good condition. The micro-fridge actually had a freezer section, but it made noise while running. There were no plastic cups to drink or gargle with. Hot breakfast was scary looking and cold with a micro there to warm it up. Price with coupon from rest area book was very good, and the view in the morning was impressive. Go for the top floor for the best view.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Richlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We arrived at 1:30 pm half an hour before check in time. The room was not ready but the attendant let us check in and gave us our key cards and told us to come back at 2 pm and the room would be ready. We checked at 2 and the room was still not ready so we checked with the clerk who then called housekeeping to ask why. We were asked to either wait until the room was ready or opt for another room. We opted for another room.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Charlotte
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I was a bit worried about staying here but once we got to our room I was fine. The room did smell funny. The blanket, not bed covering, smelled musty.
There was a mini fridge with a decent sized mini-freezer in top which was so helpful for us.
Beds were comfy as were the pillows.
The view is amazing!!
Very nice front desk staff.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1671 Skyview Rd, Ext 137 off I-81, Salem, VA 24153
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Location: United States > Virginia > Salem
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #10 of 14 Hotels in Salem
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn And Conference Center Salem 2*
Number of rooms: 101
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