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Lake Worth, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The light outside the sliding door flickered on and off all night. The closet area was rusted and pulling away from the walls. The hallways smelled like cigarette smoke. The sliding door did not have a lock. The chairs were both stained. Breakfast was cleaned up early and the options were extremely limited

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Linda J, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Winter Haven FL, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I apologize you were not satisfied with your stay. If you'd like to give us another chance, please call me directly.

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Room was not clean, roaches in the bathroom,carpet was dirty, also blanked look like they were never wash with white stains on it, hallways very dark and mildew smell

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Linda J, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Winter Haven FL, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear your stay with us was unpleasant. I will pass these comments on to our Housekeeping and Maintenance. If you would like to give us another chance, please call us directly.

Palatka, Florida
Reviewed August 25, 2016

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Foley, Alabama
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Although the front desk and breakfast staff were very helpful and accommodating, this hotel is in desperate need of renovation. There is no elevator, and the carpet, drapes and furniture are very old and worn. The odor in the hallway was terrible, and we found a large cockroach in the tub on arrival. Most of our towels had holes in...

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Linda J, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Winter Haven FL, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on our property. I am sorry to hear you were not satisfied with your stay. I am passing your comments on to the Housekeeping Manager. As a whole property, we are undergoing several renovations. If you would like to give us another chance, please call me directly.

Stafford, Virginia
Reviewed August 13, 2016

Pros: Decent pool, pet friendly w large grassed area, friendly staff, restaurant attached with decent food & good Margaritas, close to Lego-land, pizza place near by good quality, fair coffee in lobby. Cons: run down area, dated facility, bathrooms in are lobby disgusting, breakfast very basic

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Linda J, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Winter Haven FL, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are taking your concerns seriously and will look into rectifying these areas for improvements. Some of your concerns for improvements are already scheduled to be renovated. If you would like to give us another chance in future, please call me directly.

Smithfield, Rhode Island
Reviewed August 11, 2016

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Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We only stayed in the hotel for one night when we went to Legoland but the hotel was pretty good. Wasn't the fanciest hotel I've ever stayed at but it wasn't the worst either. I would stay there again if I had to that's all I have to say. 👍🏼👍🏼😜😜

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Linda J, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Winter Haven FL, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are undergoing different renovations at different times to make our property more modern. Our hotel is an older property but clean and comfortable. We hope to see you again!

Saint Augustine, Florida
Reviewed August 9, 2016

The pet rooms were clean and relatively quiet. The restaurant attached to the hotel billed itself as a sports bar featuring wings but it actually served decent Mexican food with great guacamole and margaritas. The only problem in the room was the telephone had been removed prior to our stay, so to communicate with the friendly staff at the desk...

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Linda J, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Winter Haven FL, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on our property. Our hotel is an older but clean and comfortable hotel; we are undergoing many renovations at different times. House of Wings is located off from our lobby and they do offer a variety of different meal selections. Very family friendly and nice staff. Thank you for staying us. We hope to see...

New York
Reviewed August 9, 2016

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Gulfport, Mississippi
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Well nothing fancy this motel offers large clean rooms at reasonable prices. We stayed here for two nights while taking our grandson to Legoland and it was ideal. After a long day at the park their swimming pool was clean and well-maintained. There is a restaurant attached to the hotel where the food is all right, but there are many...

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Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear your stay was accommodated and comfortable. We hope to see you again!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Howard Johnson Winter Haven is an older property that has been renovated. We offer smoking or non-smoking standard rooms with a 1 King/Queen bed or 2 Queen beds with a mini-fridge, coffe maker, flat screen TV, and free WIFI. The property also has an outdoor pool, complimentary continental breakfast, and a family restaurant located off the lobby area. Howard Johnson is only 3.5 miles away from Legoland, and only a short walk or drive to many shops and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Inn - Winter Haven FL

Address: 1300 3rd St SW, Winter Haven, FL 33880-3913
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Winter Haven
Price Range: $71 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Howard Johnson Inn - Winter Haven FL 1.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Rooms have sliding glass doors to the outside. If you like to have your curtains open request to be away from the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles janebC1903KG, Jun 23, 2016 | Read review
“go to another motel”
 of 5 bubbles kenyons_13, Jun 15, 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor non smoking rooms are the best”
 of 5 bubbles I9609YNalfredom, Sep 12, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the pool, people stay in it ALL night. Also, there is no shuttle to legoland.”
 of 5 bubbles samhU9329CM, Aug 1, 2015 | Read review
“None at this hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles KT1234562015, Jun 26, 2015 | Read review
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