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“My Stay @ Traverse City HOJO” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Howard Johnson of Traverse City

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Howard Johnson of Traverse City
Ranked #16 of 40 Hotels in Traverse City
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Lakeville, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

The hotel looks to be newly renovated and is vey clean and roomy. The main area where the breakfast was served was nice. The staff was friendly. The one thing that was bad is that the Internet was intermittent.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Canton, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2013

My family stayed at the HoJo the first weekend of May 2013. I made my reservation at this hotel because it got such a high rating on Trip Advisor (and since it was still the off-season, was only $60/night for 2 queen beds). I was a bit skeptical that a "motel" would have such high marks, but I was surprisingly very pleased with our room. Turns out, all the rooms are new; new carpet, newer cherry furnishings, flat screen tv, the bathroom was completely redone. In room coffee, hair dryer, small fridge. The lobby was very clean, nicely decorated, comfortable seating with fireplace. The continental breakfast (cereal, oatmeal, toast, juice, coffee) was basic but enough to start the day. They have a seasonal outdoor pool that wasn't open during our visit. And since it's motel-like and you enter all the rooms from the outside, you don't hear all the hallway noise of people walking or doors slamming. And it's right on the main drag in Traverse City, across the street from mini-golf and a short drive or walk away from the downtown. I'll definitely stay here again as long as the price is right!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Berkley
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2013

All in all a very good experience. Even the weather cooperated! We received great value for the very reasonable off-season rates we paid. Most of the other hotels are much more expensive in pricey Traverse City, Mi.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Additional Information about Howard Johnson of Traverse City

Property: Howard Johnson of Traverse City
Address: 417 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686-3041
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Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Traverse City
#12 Business Hotel in Traverse City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson of Traverse City 2*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in beautiful Traverse City Michigan. Our property has been completely remodeled and offers value with comfort that will exceed your expectations. We offer King Rooms with Jacuzzi Tubs, Complimentary Expanded Continental Breakfast, Free local & long distance calling and free Wi-Fi internet access. Sink into our new Simmons Beauty Rest Mattresses and enjoy a relaxing show on our large LCD flat screen televisions. Our award winning property is non-smoking and sparkling clean, as evidenced in our International Housekeeping Award for 2012. We are located one mile from Downtown Traverse City with all its attractions and shopping districts. Our stunning beaches are within walking distance so this property has everything on your checklist. Enjoy restaurant discounts and explore the nearby Wineries and Peninsula. Call us direct for your reservations today! Traverse City is a beautiful area to visit anytime of year, so we look forward to welcoming you as our guest. Our team strives to exceed the expectations of every guest who stays with us and we sincerely look forward to the opportunity of accomplishing this with you. ... more   less 
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