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Tallahassee, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room wasn't as clean as I had hoped. The mirror had dust built up on it. I asked for non smoking and got smoking so it smelled horrible.

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nalarakhia, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your stay at the Howard Johnson in Gainesville, FL. We apologize for the condition on your room and have ensured the housekeeping team is aware of the shortfall. As for the smoking room, unfortunately, we were booked solid the night of your stay, and this was the only room... More 

Hollywood, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed overnight will moving my son to college. The staff was friendly and polite. The room size was nice; however, had a musty smell. I thought turning on the A/C would remedy the problem, but the smell was still there upon my return later in the day. The shower's floor is not angled enough and the bathroom floods if the... More 

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nalarakhia, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have passed your comments onto our management team. More 

Melbourne, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is well located and the price value great. The bed was very confortable, but it was hard to not be bothered by the smell. I think the carpet needs to be changed.

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nalarakhia, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have planned a renovation to change our carpet as our next renovation phase. We hope you will come back to see our new look. More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Uncomfortable bed. Tacky hi gloss walls and ceilings. Worn rug. Musty smell. Slow drain tub and sink. Breakfast area had 2 tables. During check out the front desk area stunk of something they were cooking. At check in not warmly received. This hotel should not be under the Wyndham umbrella.

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nalarakhia, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay at the Howard Johnson Express in Gainesville, FL. We are very sorry to hear about your experience at our hotel. We have passed your comments to our management team for review. Thank you. More 

Gainesville, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On check out day I requested a late check out and was granted a noon check out. At 1145 I had just gotten out of the shower and heard a knock on the door. The manager opened the door as I stood there in my towel to ask if I was checking out. I was horrified. When I went to... More 

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nalarakhia, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the of your stay at the Howard Johnson Express in Gainesville, FL. We are sorry regarding your experience. However, we would like to take this opportunity to give our perspective. You asked for a late check out, which we granted. Our check out time is 11AM, and you were given until 12 noon to... More 

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best hotel we stayed in awhile.First off,the general manager is so polite,respectful,and courteous.He helped us in every way possible.The room was very clean and convenient.The hotel offered a great breakfast.The bed was very comfortable and we enjoyed a good nights rest considering my dad in being in Shands Hospital.Check in/out was a breeze.I will recommend this hotel... More 

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nalarakhia, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad we were able to help you while your father was in the hospital. We look forward to your return to the Howard Johnson Express in Gainesville, FL. More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are newly remodeled and finished our remodel late 2010. We now have new bed, new bedspreads, new carpets, new exterior, new interiors and offer a quaint breakfast selection. We still have our sparkling clean pool, and plenty of parking. We accommodate students, parents, truckers and travelers of all kinds, though, we are sorry we do not accept pets. We are conveniently located close to the Football stadium of the University of Florida, Shands Hospital, the VA Hospital, Gainesville Airport, and Gainesville Racetrack (home of GatorNational). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL

Address: 3820 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-3510
Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $70 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
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Howard Johnson Gainesville
Gainesville Howard Johnson
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Gainesville
#15 Business Hotel in Gainesville
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