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Sarasota, Florida
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at this location are both friendly and courteous. The rooms are clean, comfortable and immaculately kept daily. I'm not huge on pre-packaged pastry/cereal which primarily makes the continental breakfast bar, but the close proximity to stores and restaurants makes this a non issue. If you want clean, affordable, comfort while traveling to Gainesville make sure to spend the...

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

Thank you very much for your review! We are very happy to hear that your stay was enjoyable and clean. We hope you will stay with us again on your next visit to Gainesville, FL.

Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable and Safe Location but room next to vending and ice dispensers - noisy in early morning. Breakfast area too small.

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

Thank you very much for your review of your stay. We hope you had a welcoming stay and enjoyed your first visit to Gainesville. Thank you for letting us know about the noise in the morning. We will make a better effort to minimize and have a better experience for all of the guests. We hope you will stay with...

Valdosta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was traveling alone and I felt completely safe. My room was very clean and neat. I will def. stay here when I go back to Gainesville.

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Thank you very much for your review! We are very happy to hear that your stay was enjoyable and you felt safe in our property. We look forward to your return!

Leesburg, Virginia
Reviewed November 29, 2016

It was clear that this hotel was recently updated. The paint still looked fresh and all furniture clean and new. Our first room was not the best, a leaky faucet, a non-working TV and very noisy AC. Not a good start, so a call to the front desk. We were helped quickly and they provided us with a different room....

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Thank you very much for your review of your stay at the Howard Johnson Express in Gainesville, FL. We are very happy to hear that your stay was enjoyable and that our staff was able to move you to a better room to improve your experience. We do hope you will stay with us again on your next visit to...

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Excellent comfortable hotel, just minutes away from University of Florida campus. Easy complimentary breakfast. Great friendly staff. Good restaurants nearby. Affordable. Great place to stay for a football weekend.

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Thank you very much for your review of your stay at thr Howard Johnson Express in Gainesville, FL. We are very happy to hear your stay was enjoyable during the Gator game. We hope you will choose the Howard Johnson Express on your next visit to the Gainesville area. Thank you.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed November 21, 2016

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Navarre, Florida
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Close to the game and excellent recommendations for food. One complaint, as a diabetic there was not one item I could eat on the complimentary buffet.

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Thank you very much for your review and rating. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us during the game. We hope you enjoyed and had a great time. We have passed your comments regarding our breakfast offerings to our management team. We should have more variety that appeals to people with diet restrictions. We hope...

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Reviewed November 1, 2016

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $66 - $103 (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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Howard Johnson Gainesville
Gainesville Howard Johnson
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#15 Business Hotel in Gainesville
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“I was on the 2nd floor in a king sized room”
 of 5 bubbles maureenf258, Feb 6, 2016 | Read review
“don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles D9189JSgeorges, Mar 22, 2015 | Read review
“We used AARP and booked a king non-smoking. 2nd floor corner. Very quiet and roomy.”
 of 5 bubbles marceliuss, Jan 27, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms are better on the first floor, so you don't have to drag suitcases up two fights of stairs. You can also park right in front of your hotel room door and unload.”
 of 5 bubbles veronicaw639, Dec 29, 2014 | Read review
“Try to get a room not on an end where you have to roll your suitcases around a partition. Bring your own pillow.”
 of 5 bubbles Peas2013, Dec 13, 2014 | Read review
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