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“Tony & Tay's Stay” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL

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Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL
Ranked #17 of 45 Hotels in Gainesville
Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
“Tony & Tay's Stay”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2012

Good price, nice & clean rooms, quiet & peaceful atmosphere!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Tony0023
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, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review, June 25, 2012
Thank you! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, we welcome you to come and stay with us anytime you are in town we loved having you here!
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Port Charlotte, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2012

Really enjoyed my stay here. I would definitely stay again if i was in the area. The only complaint i can make is that the A/C system was a little loud for my liking, but i got used to it after being there a while.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
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1 Thank Rawkfan90
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, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review, June 25, 2012
Thank you for writing a review! The A/C will be repaired this week; we would like to apologize about any inconvenience it has caused you. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay otherwise; we hope to see you again!
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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2012

Enjoyed the stay. Always a pleasant experience. For those that care this property has near perfect Vastu.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
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Thank Byxbe
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, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review, June 27, 2012
Thank you so much for your review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay. We have over half of our rooms facing East, when making your next reservation, please call us so that we can reserve one of them for you!
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Dunnellon
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2012

This is the cleanest Hotel I have been in anywhere. The owners and the staff are the most helpful and cordial people one could imagine. It is in a nice, peaceful area with grounds for walking. The prices are very affordable. I highly recommend it to anyone.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Alcine
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, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review, June 27, 2012
We are so glad you choose to stay with us, we also enjoy the luxury of the green field and old oak trees, it is peaceful, many of our guests take morning walks there. We are building a shaded pavilion in that area to enhance your next visit. Thank you again for your review, we look forward to seeing you again!
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Okeechobee, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012

room was cleaned ,fresh towles daily, Great water presure in shower! frig, micowave & tv with hbo. Was not a football weekend so rate was very resonable. Will stay there again. Friendly service.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled solo
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Thank Don1911
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, General Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review, June 27, 2012
Thank you for writing a review. We are always trying to make every stay the best it can be for every guest, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay. We have microwaves and refrigerators in every room, as well as extra toiletries and supplies at the front desk in case you've forgotten anything at home! We look forward to being of assistance to you in the future.
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Apopka, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2012

I was extremely pleased with this hotel, particularly for the low rate! My room was large and immaculate, the bed high-quality and really comfortable, they had a great selection of complimentary hygiene items, ice-cold fridge, microwave, nice big tv with HBO and lots of channels, complimentary continental breakfast, CLEAN in-room coffee maker, complimentary newspaper, free WI-FI..... so much more than the pricier hotel just down the road that I had to stay in the following night for a conference. The only drawback was having to walk up the stairs to the 2nd floor. I would definitely stay at this hotel again, it's a great stay at a great price!

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
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Thank Sue B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2012 via mobile

It was out first staying @ HJ, and it a great experience. We will considered staying here again. We found minor details such as dusty headboard and dirty bathroom corners, but overall it was very clean. This place has a good combination of continental breakfast, microwave and refrigerator in which we saved money on food. Great place to stay!!!

  • Stayed May 2012
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Thank Mamacita78
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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL

Property: Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL
Address: 3820 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-3510
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in Gainesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL 2*
Number of rooms: 39
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are newly remodeled and finished our remodel late 2010. We now have new bed, new bedspreads, new carpets, new exterior, new interiors and offer a quaint breakfast selection. We still have our sparkling clean pool, and plenty of parking. We accommodate students, parents, truckers and travelers of all kinds, though, we are sorry we do not accept pets. We are conveniently located close to the Football stadium of the University of Florida, Shands Hospital, the VA Hospital, Gainesville Airport, and Gainesville Racetrack (home of GatorNational). ... more   less 
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