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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 3 weeks, the people here were very, Very good to us. They treated us like we were THERE family. What ever you need or want they go out of their way for you to get it. The restaurant reminded us of the old howard Johnson's everyone welcomes you and knows you by name.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nothing extra special..nice and clean ..small breakfast area ...you pay for your meal ...pizza is ok

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Nurjehan S, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL, responded to this review

Christopher W, Our dear guest, "nice and clean" is what you found the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala to be. Yes, it is an economy motel. The HoJo staff strongly subscribe to the belief that while the guests pay very reasonable price for the room, we should never compromise on keeping the motel "nice and clean." Our service also should... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When we first arrived at HOJO we were disappointed to learn that the pool was closed. The pool had to be closed due to a water pipe busting so while closed they are also performing routine maintenance. Accidents happen so I didn't let the pool closure effect my rating of the motel. My grandmother, 2 sons, and I arrived to... More 

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Nurjehan S, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL, responded to this review

Dearest guest Allison M, On behalf of the staff at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala, We thank you for the wonderful review of our hotel! Nothing makes us happier than our guests leaving us completely satisfied. We are very pleased to hear that you found our hotel rooms to be clean and the service to be excellent! We truly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cedric was extremely helpful and gave us the best information and guidance about what to do locally. Amazing service! Providing maps, brochures, prices and tips about local restaurants and attractions.

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Nurjehan S, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL, responded to this review

Dearest guest slevinjanemrs, Thank you for taking the time to review us here at Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala and thank you for taking time to share your experiences regarding your recent stay. We greatly appreciate it! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our "amazing service. " We strive to accommodate our guest and create a lasting experience... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed my stay. The staff is very friendly and breakfast was great. No complaints. Room was basic but clean and remodeled. The pool was being remodeled but we were just there for a quick overnight. Hopefully it wil be ready for next time.

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Nurjehan S, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL, responded to this review

Dear guest Scott D, First we want to thank you for staying at Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala and thank you for sharing your great experience with us. We truly appreciate your kind words about our " friendly staff and remodeled rooms." Our promise to our guest is that we will continue to upgrade and improve to give you the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They really went out of their way at the front desk and the restuarant to make sure I was happy. They even made me a grilled cheese and ham sandwich like Mom made and two different soups and were constantly making sure i was satisfied. Very caring staff there!

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Nurjehan S, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL, responded to this review

Dearest guest lewiss387, Thank you for choosing Howard Johnson Inn Ocala and taking the time to let us know how we are doing here. We need our guest feedback to know were we can improve and continue to get better. As you point out we have very caring staff here that go out of their way to make sure that... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering happiness and value, the Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida hotel is situated with easy access from I-75 and 4 Miles from Downtown Ocala, Florida Horse Capital of the World. Kick off your day with a free breakfast including Belgian waffles and free WiFi. With 125 rooms located on 10 acres of land, this Ocala, Florida hotel is ideal for families traveling with RV rentals, and includes ample RV and boat parking on-site. This green-certified Ocala, Florida hotel is situated within minutes from the Post Time Horse Farm, home of the annual Horse Shows in the Sun - HITS - Ocala event each winter. As the recipient of Howard Johnson's Best Practices of the Year Award for 2010, the Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida is dedicated to providing travelers the best combination of cheerful hospitality and convenience with a great value. Find all that this Ocala hotel has to offer within minutes of top attractions including Silver Springs State Park, Wild Waters Water Park, Florida State Fire College, Ocala Rotary Sportsplex, Big Sun Youth Soccer League, Shocker Park Softball Complex, Ocala Breeders Sales and the beautiful fresh water springs (Silver Springs, Salt Springs, Juniper Springs, Alexander Springs, Silver Glen Springs and Rainbow Springs) of the Ocala National Forest. Fun and convenience are a standard at the Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida with the areas largest outdoor heated pool, poolside cabanas and a relaxing Jacuzzi. In and around this Ocala, Florida hotel you will enjoy a complimentary Rise and Dine Breakfast along with on-site miniature golf, meeting and banquet facilities, and our on-site Howard Johnson's Restaurant.No matter what kind of traveler you are, the Howard Johnson Inn in Ocala, Florida hotel provides the ideal location and incredible value you have been searching for. Go Happy. Go HOJO. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL

Address: 3951 NW Blitchton Rd, I-75 exit 354, Ocala, FL 34475-6765
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Ocala
Price Range: $58 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL 2.5*
Number of rooms: 125
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala Hotel Ocala
Howard Johnson Hotel Ocala
Howard Johnson Ocala
Ocala Howard Johnson
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Ocala
#2 Green Hotel in Ocala
#12 Business Hotel in Ocala
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