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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL
Ranked #5 of 34 Hotels in Ocala
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Lanesville
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

Quick check in. A very friendly staff. Clean rooms. Nice convenient restaurant on site with above average food. If your're looking for an affordable, family friendly stop over, this is the place. If you're looking for a destination resort keep driving.

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Becky S, Public Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Jason, thank you for taking the time to review our Howard Johnson of Ocala. We do work very hard to provide every guest a safe and family-friendly experience. Our restaurant is open in the morning for both a complimentary breakfast and also for an expanded menu breakfast as well as in the evenings for dinner and room service. Our menu is pretty simple with things like chicken strips, salads, burgers and meatloaf, but you can be sure of hearty portions and fair prices. Thank you for telling others about what our hotel has to offer!
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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

Been waiting for long time get into our new house, and staying here at HOJO has lighted our load much Room was clean refrig. kept our goods cold microwave worked great had problem with handle on coffee pot and they replaced it quickly. Food not great at restraint but overall stay has been excellent oh by the way clean pool and hot tub at site also a bigg plus in hot weather
Thanks HOJO personnel

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Green Features: Good morning greetings and clean rooms room at right temperature beds had no bugs matter of fact no bugs seen in room at all
  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
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Becky S, Public Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL, responded to this review, July 8, 2013
Bill, we are very sorry for whatever circumstances kept you from staying in your own home. However, our Howard Johnson of Ocala staff are very pleased that you chose to make our hotel your home away from home. We are so pleased that we could provide you a comfy room and clean surroundings while you stayed with us. Thank you for telling others about our local Ocala hotel!
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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL

Property: Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL
Address: 3951 NW Blitchton Rd, I-75 exit 354, Ocala, FL 34475-6765
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Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Ocala
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Ocala
#2 Green Hotel in Ocala
#12 Business Hotel in Ocala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL 2.5*
Number of rooms: 125
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Offering happiness and value, the Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida hotel is situated with easy access from I-75 and 4 Miles from Downtown Ocala, Florida Horse Capital of the World. Kick off your day with a free breakfast including Belgian waffles and free WiFi. With 125 rooms located on 10 acres of land, this Ocala, Florida hotel is ideal for families traveling with RV rentals, and includes ample RV and boat parking on-site. This green-certified Ocala, Florida hotel is situated within minutes from the Post Time Horse Farm, home of the annual Horse Shows in the Sun - HITS - Ocala event each winter. As the recipient of Howard Johnson's Best Practices of the Year Award for 2010, the Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida is dedicated to providing travelers the best combination of cheerful hospitality and convenience with a great value. Find all that this Ocala hotel has to offer within minutes of top attractions including Silver Springs State Park, Wild Waters Water Park, Florida State Fire College, Ocala Rotary Sportsplex, Big Sun Youth Soccer League, Shocker Park Softball Complex, Ocala Breeders Sales and the beautiful fresh water springs (Silver Springs, Salt Springs, Juniper Springs, Alexander Springs, Silver Glen Springs and Rainbow Springs) of the Ocala National Forest. Fun and convenience are a standard at the Howard Johnson Inn Ocala, Florida with the areas largest outdoor heated pool, poolside cabanas and a relaxing Jacuzzi. In and around this Ocala, Florida hotel you will enjoy a complimentary Rise and Dine Breakfast along with on-site miniature golf, meeting and banquet facilities, and our on-site Howard Johnson's Restaurant.No matter what kind of traveler you are, the Howard Johnson Inn in Ocala, Florida hotel provides the ideal location and incredible value you have been searching for. Go Happy. Go HOJO. ... more   less 
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