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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
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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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Denver, North Carolina
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36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This hotel has the best view in town! Hotel has been there many years and the outside could use some cleaning and refurbishing. Room was clean, sheets were perfectly white and clean, mattress was clean with no spots or stains. Shower on 3rd floor had great pressure and nice shower head, faucets had been replaced and were shiny and spotless. The price is better than most other locations in the area. I enjoyed my stay and will return.

Room Tip: Front side of hotel has the wonderful view, have never stayed on back side.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
    • 4 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Salem
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The view from mountain was beautiful. But the room and hotel was run down. Door lock was backwards and hard to open. Light fixture in bathroom close to shower exposed to elements. Most places we have stayed. Breakfast was till 10 am. Not here. 9am. Room was clean but aged look. Old TV. So forth.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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Salisbury, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Starting off positively, the view was fantastic!! The bed was wonderful and sheets were fresh. I don't like the policy of using a top sheet as a fitted sheet (it doesn't stay on well), but I slept very well. It did take the AC a little bit to kick in, but the temperature was nice.

We book the hotel on line, and was given a 3rd floor room. When I asked for a fist floor, I was told it was not possible with the online booking. There is an elevator, so ok. The third floor room had a very broken chair and the freezer had mold around the edges and in it. When I brought that to the front desk, where was a sudden opening in a first floor room. That room was ok. Mismatched chairs are no biggie to me. The fridge needed a bit of defrost--looks like someone spilled water in it and it froze to the bottom. The outside of the fridge needs dusting on side and back too.

Breakfast was ok. Sausage gravy and biscuits, egg "patties" (precooked egg rounds), donuts, cereal and the like. Coffee was good. Signs saying do not take anything out of breakfast area was a little off-putting.

Loved the noon check out. We took our time.

The pool looked nice, but we did not use it.

We got what we paid for in all.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Hotel has updated sense I was here in 93, very small tables in the room and the shower stops up,
When ur at the pool they send someone out here every 30mims to make sure ur staying here and u dont want to tell them the room cause no name tag,
But over all $50a night couldn't be any worse than others out there

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 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
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Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn And Conference Center Salem 2*
Number of rooms: 101
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