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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL
Ranked #4 of 34 Hotels in Ocala
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“I always stay here!”
Reviewed November 20, 2013

Cedric is an amazing manager!!! The rooms are clean the staff is helpful and breakfast is awesome!!!! Rooms are fairly priced and they allow pets with a deposit! The hot tub is amazing after a long day!!!

  • Stayed August 2013
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Becky S, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL, responded to this review, November 22, 2013
Thank you for your review of our Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. We are so pleased that you and your fuzzy friend enjoyed your time with us. As you mentioned, we are pet friendly and will allow pets in designated rooms with a fee. We are also pleased that you got a chance to enjoy the hot tub. Our heated outdoor pool and hot tub are some of our favorite guest amenities. Thank you again and we hope to see you next time!
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Reviewed November 16, 2013

I enjoyed my stay at this hotel. Staff at check-in were friendly and professional. The facility seemed well maintained and my room was large and clean. There was a good work area and the wifi worked well, but the area would be much better with a table lamp and more electrical outlets. The bed was comfortable and the room quiet. The free breakfast was about average. Overall, this hotel offers very good value for the traveler.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
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Becky S, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL, responded to this review, November 18, 2013
Arthur, thank you so much for your review of our Howard Johnson of Ocala hotel! We are very pleased that you felt that you got good value for your money. We always try to make every guest feel this way with the free wi-fi, the free breakfast, the clean rooms and the friendly service, all of which you noted. We will keep your comment about the electrical outlets in mind. This is a problem that we are looking into ways to solve and we hope to have a solution in the next year. Thank you!
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Orlando, Florida, United States
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

Is a great hotel I can stay anywhere and I think this is the best. Cedric in the night crew are fantastic
Very clean rooms great breakfast in the morning with fresh raisin bran Kellogg's and very crist and lite waffles
But the putting green is the best please do not ever get rid of that
I come up several times a month and will not stay anywhere else
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
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Becky S, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL, responded to this review, November 14, 2013
Thank you Richard! As I am sure you know by now, Cedric and our staff love familiar faces and are eager to welcome home our regulars. We are very happy to have you. The putt putt course is a staple of our Howard Johnson of Ocala and we think that it gives the place a fun and casual feeling that most guests get a kick out of. Thank you again for your review and we'll see you next time!
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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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