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“Nothing Special” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Howard Johnson La Crosse

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Howard Johnson La Crosse
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2150 Rose Street, La Crosse, WI 54603 (Formerly Exel Inn)   |  
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Ranked #9 of 16 Hotels in La Crosse
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“Nothing Special”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Stayed here on motorcycle trip to La Crosse. Rooms had mini frig and microwave, but the rooms were smaller than most and outdated. Would only stay here again if everything else is booked. Location is ok.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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H0J0GM, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson La Crosse, responded to this review, September 20, 2013
Thank you for taking time to review our property.

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Jarrod Bonsall
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

The hotwire rate made this hotel a decent value. The breakfast was good -- I liked the hard boiled eggs. The hotel was quiet, close to the main road and restaurants or fast food places, and the check in was courteous and efficient.
The only issue I had was that the room smelled a bit funky upon entry. We opened the window when the outside temps and humidity dropped a bit. A good airing and shampooing is needed in this room.
Although we used neither, the microwave and refrigerator were amenities we don't often find in rooms at this rate.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 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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H0J0GM, General Manager at Howard Johnson La Crosse, responded to this review, September 11, 2013
I'm glad you were pleased with our property and amenities. I liked your sentence "close to the main road and restaurants or fast food places" as this enhances the stay for many of our guests. Thanks for staying with us and hope to see you again.

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Rodney A. Piotraschke
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Additional Information about Howard Johnson La Crosse

Address: 2150 Rose Street, La Crosse, WI 54603 (Formerly Exel Inn)
Location: United States > Wisconsin > La Crosse
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 )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 16 Hotels in La Crosse
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson La Crosse 2*
Number of rooms: 102
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Howard Johnson Lacrosse is pleased to provide our guests with exceptional service and quality amenities at an affordable price. Whether you are here for Business or Leisure you can enjoy our Fitness Center, and Free High Speed Wireless Internet in all guest rooms, Free Cable, and much more! After a restful night of sleep, you can look forward to starting your day with a Complimentary Rise and Dine Breakfast. To make your stay even more rewarding, please join Innsiders Club and earn Free Room night above and beyond the Wyndham Rewards program. The Howard Johnson La Crosse is the preferred hotel if your visiting La Crosse on business to one of our many Companies. If your visiting Quick Trip, Xcel Energy, Viterbo University, University of Wisconsin La Crosse, Western Technical College, Franciscan Skemp Healthcare, or Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center the Howard Johnson La Crosse is the preferred hotel of choice.We have several restaurants nearby. Perkins, Edwardos Pizza, River Jacks Steak and Seafood Kitchen, Pizza Hut, La Crosse Family Restaurant and Burger King. We are located minutes from Riverside Amusements, Pettibone Park, Gertrude Salzer Gordon Children's Museum, La Crosse Center, Grandad Bluff and The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadeloupe. ... more   less 
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