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Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Windsor
Ranked #25 of 35 Hotels in Windsor
Binbrook
1 review
“hotel stay”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

our beds were clean , however the room was very, very dated and had a stale smell in our room and hallways

staff was very nice

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Reviewed September 30, 2013

Clean hotel but decorating is odd. Looks like someone couldn't make up their mind about what decorating style they were going to go with or else got furniture at garage or going out of business sales. Furniture is heavy, marble topped and nothing matches. Room was decent size but furniture is oddly placed and a bit awkward. Bathroom is very dated, very small and has leaky, slow plumbing. Exterior doors are propped open with garbage cans which is not ideal, security wise. Staff was courteous but not willing to do much to be helpful. Rise and Dine breakfast included which is absolutely minimal and almost reluctantly offered. On site restaurant called Marquis is open for breakfast and lunch and prices are excellent, food is terrific and service above reproach. Much like the hotel it is a little odd in its configuration but don't let that stop you. This hotel needs to be seriously upgraded and brought to current styles. Free parking and lots of it was a bonus. I heard that some rooms are really nice, ours which was on the first floor was definitely not one of them.

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George C, General Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Windsor, responded to this review, October 5, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your review. I am glad that you were pleased with the service provided by our staff and the food at our restaurant. Based on your other comments, I believe you might have stayed in one of our Standard rooms. I am sorry you found your accommodations to be less than satisfactory. We have undertaken renovations at our hotel, but our efforts have been focused on our Superior rooms for the time being. If you do return to Windsor and decide to stay at our hotel again, I would encourage to try our Superior rooms. At an additional cost of only $10 + tax/night, our Superior rooms are more spacious, have more amenities, and are more recently-renovated. Again, thank you for your review and we look forward to seeing you again at our hotel.
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Property: Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Windsor
Address: 2530 Ouellette Ave, Windsor, Ontario N8X 1L7, Canada (Formerly Marquis Plaza Hotel)
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Windsor
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 35 Hotels in Windsor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Windsor 2.5*
Number of rooms: 96
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy the comforts and convenience of a midtown hotel without the clamor and costs of a downtown hotel. Centrally-located in Windsor, Ontario, just five minutes from the downtown core and within minutes of Caesars Windsor Casino, the Detroit Tunnel and the Devonshire Mall, the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel is the ideal hub around which to plan your visit to Windsor. ... more   less 
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Marquis Plaza Windsor
Marquis Plaza Hotel Windsor
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Windsor Ontario

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