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Howard Johnson Inn Clifton NJ
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Clifton
Reviewed May 16, 2013

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

My boyfriend and I chose the Howard Johnson Inn Clifton in for a quick weekend to Manhattan It is quick walk - less than 5 minutes - to New York Bus and everything it has to offer! We checked in on a Friday night and were given a very satisfactory room, although it did not include a Manhattan view (unless you put your head against the window and looked to the right). However, we were still very happy. When it came time to go to sleep we noticed that the room was chilly. We were unable to operate the heating unit so we called the front desk for assistance. Even thought it was 2 in the morning, with-in minutes someone came up to our room. When he, too, was unable to operate the heating system we were offered another room. I have to say I am SO glad the heat in our original room didn't work because the room we were relocated to was AMAZING. In fact, I think it was the room pictured on this page! The room was much larger and our bedroom came complete are home to say, we were extremely happy with the upgrade and the awesome service we received from the staff. As for location, Clifton Howard Johnson cannot be beat. Thanks to the unseasonably warm weather we spent a lot of time outside admiring the Manhattan skyline view. The on-premise restaurant and bar is a nice place to relax and have a drink. The near-by T.G.I Friday is also a good place to eat/drink if you aren't looking to spend a lot. I would absolutely stay at the Howard Johnson Clifton again in a heartbeat. I would absolutely recommend this hotel to others. \r \r \r \r

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Location is excellent, price is deceptively low, service and cleanliness exceptional. Worked out well for a 2 night stay.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

I stay at "budget" hotels all the time and it blows my mind the kind of negative reviews some places get because 99% of the time the negativity is way over exaggerated. I'm convinced that people are just whiners whose experience is ruined by something as trivial as a little traffic noise in the morning or having the wrong kind of soap in the bathroom.
This HoJo was just fine. Big rooms, flat screen TV, clean bathroom with functioning shower head. Bed was a little harder than I like but I still slept like a rock. The lobby even had this cool looking cascading wall of water bubbles. Has to be seen to be fully understood. Anyways it was a neat way to spruce up a hotel lobby. Conveniently located off Hwy 3 and close to amenities.
Quit complaining people, all you really need is a bed and a bathroom. Don't sweat the small stuff.

  • Stayed: April 2013
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Address: 680 State Rt 3, Clifton, NJ 07012-2302
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Clifton
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Clifton
Price Range: $92 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn Clifton NJ 2*
Number of rooms: 111
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
7 Miles from New York City, Manhattan. 3 Miles from MetLife Stadium, Super Bowl 2014 ... more   less 
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