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Howard Johnson Colorado Springs
Ranked #87 of 104 Hotels in Colorado Springs
Reviewed September 20, 2012

The room was dirty. Toothpaste on the mirror over the sink, and the bathtub was not clean. I'm not sure the sheets had been changed either - they were wrinkled. The blanket on the bed was ragged, and did not look too hygienic.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled on business
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

The location and price were right for the hotel. It worked for spending a night for a friends wedding, but it wasn't stellar. It was clean enough, but the linens smelled musty and the towels probably needed to be changed out (well worn). Hard to argue too much though for what we spent.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

The hotel is in a nice location, plenty of restaurants in the area. And the Air Force Academy just 10 minutes away.
Rooms were a little out dated but over all I had a nice stay! I got a nice deal on my room too.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

We apreciated dealing with a hotel that we could understand the people running it. it seems we of senior age have trouble understanding heavy accents.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 16, 2012

Hotel is near the entrance to the Air Force Acadamy, my overall experience was good. Very cheap room was found, ($30 total!) check in and check out process went without a hitch. Bed linen was clean, towels were clean, bed was comfortable, all the lights worked, all plumbing worked fine- good water pressure. In room heater/ air conditioner worked fine. Now for the problems- safe door did not work- no batteries/power. TV remote would not work- it would only go to the "pay" channels- could not access the "free" programming- no problem-though, just used the free WI-FI instead! Had two channels to choose from- speed was not super fast- but I did not get kicked off either. Overall surface cleanliness was good- carpets had been vacuumed, but the carpet needed to be steamed cleaned- the bottom of my socks looked like I walked 3 miles down a dirt road. Chair in room was dirty/stained enough that I did not want to sit in it. Did not try the free b-fast so cannot comment on that. In room coffee maker worked fine, ice machine worked fine. Room I had faced east on the third floor, in "main" bulding with the lobby. Could hear cars driving on the busy road all night- not much the hotel could do here- I think the new road was recently widened for increased traffic. There is a Wally world across the street- and several fast food restaurants close by. Overall my stay was good- I would stay here again- with slippers, and could recommend the hotel to others- with the above comments.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed August 30, 2012

Checked in and checked out within minutes. It's the worst place I have ever been, room was dirty with blood on the bed! Bathroom was disgusting.

Its in an awful part of town and is a dangerous place to stay. Somebody was murdered just opposite whilst we were in Colorado!

It's cheap but unbareable. Spend a little more and stay away from Nevada avenue!!

  • Stayed: August 2012
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Reviewed August 23, 2012 via mobile

We thought we were getting a decent deal at around $60.00 for the evening. When we got there, my grandson went to the bathroom and came out right away and said it was gross. The bathtub was nasty, the floor had not been cleaned and there was what looked like a booger on the door jam! GROSS! You could hear everything in the next room and the beds were horrible. When my husband went to check out the next day, the clerk had the nerve to hold up her finger at him so she could finish reading her book! Do yourself a favor and spend a little extra to stay somewhere else, like the Days Inn just down the street.

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Address: 8280 Voyager Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-5508
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Location: United States > Colorado > El Paso County > Colorado Springs
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #87 of 104 Hotels in Colorado Springs
Price Range: $46 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Colorado Springs 2*
Number of rooms: 115
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Multi-story Inn. Great location, beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains, shopping and restaurants within walking distance, modern guest comforts, outdoor seasonal pool, near the Air Force Academy. ... more   less 
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