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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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Palacios, Texas
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Canyon, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This smaller Howard Johnson was well maintained and a good no-frills hotel. The staff was friendly and helpful, and the rooms were clean. It has a good location relative to the Heights and River Oaks, and is not all that far from downtown and midtown. Situated on the I-10 access road, there was constant road noise, but something one perhaps...

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KRUPALI S, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Houston Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to write us a review. I am glad to see that our location worked so well for your stay, and let other people knows about this place, and that our staff was so helpful. We hope that you choose our hotel for your future Houston visit

Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights. The hotel itself could do with an update. The room was big enough but dark. Couldn't leave the curtains open as other guests could have looked inside our room. Location is a bit far out of town, but a taxi or a bus which the bus stop is close by doesn't cost much. Good plus...

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KRUPALI S, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Houston Downtown, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey. Feedback from our guests is very important to us and your input helps with our continuing efforts to provide excellent service and a great stay. Thank you so much for your business and we look forward to seeing you in the future.

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed September 15, 2016

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Room was very nice. Remodeled recently. Great affordable room, good breakfast in small office area! Staff was helpful. No problems. Code to Montrosse, Medical district and midtown. Great for one quick overnight stay.

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KRUPALI S, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Houston Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an exceptional...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed August 13, 2016

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Edna, Texas
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Very helpful staff. Clean and well decorated room. Quiet. No problems for this thoroughly enjoyable stay!

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KRUPALI S, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Houston Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an exceptional...

Pineville, North Carolina
Reviewed July 20, 2016

nice and clean. very quite. location close to where our family was gathering. Easy off and on freeway. Room was cleaned each day. Bed was comfortable. Good reading light beside bed. Small area for breakfast but good selection of food.

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KRUPALI S, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn - Houston Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to write us a review. I am glad to see that our location worked so well for your stay, and let other people knows about this place, and that our staff was so helpful. We hope that you choose our hotel for your future Houston visit

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed May 19, 2016

The unit was clean. Unit was small but comfortable. The breakfast was good. Staff very helpful.

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We would like to thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey. Feedback from our guests is very important to us and your input helps with our continuing efforts to provide excellent service and a great stay. Thank you so much for your business and we look forward to seeing you in the future.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gold Medal Hotel for 5 straight years. For Budget Hotel in Houston, we are the best choice for both. We are consistently rated as a Top Luxury Hotel in Houston by our satisfied guests. We are the most appropriate TX Budget Hotel, to make your stay enjoyable at a low-cost. Some of our guests who have stayed with us in Houston, have informed us that they have made a good choice by selecting our Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Express Inn - Houston Downtown

Address: 4602 Katy Freeway/I-10, Houston, TX 77007
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston
Price Range: $97 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn - Houston Downtown 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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“AC will mask highway noise”
 of 5 bubbles always2know, Aug 20, 2016 | Read review
“This is a decent place although the most expensive on our road trip, no really great rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 832meredithh, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
“South side rooms are cooler and have view.”
  • In front of my room at night
 of 5 bubbles Basukunal, Jul 16, 2015 | Read review
“If you need a cheap deal near downtown for just a day or two, this is a great choice. I was surprised I did not hear much road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 780donn, Sep 13, 2014 | Read review
“We were in one of the best rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles TexasTraveler4u, Feb 17, 2014 | Read review
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