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Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL

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Salisbury, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Located in a good area, staff were very friendly and helpful, room was clean, breakfast was noy extensive but was nice. Just a FYI...this is a motel type with exterior doors and no elevator so if you can't door stairs make sure to request a 1st floor room. Nice stay and good value.

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nalarakhia, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of your stay at the Howard Johnson Express in Gainesville, FL. We appreciate your business and thank you for choosing our hotel. We do hope you will stay with us again on your next visit to the area.

Venice, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Frankly this wasn't our first choice - that hotel was full. I was just hoping it wouldn't be horrible. Pleasantly surprised. Front desk staff was great and, other than having exterior doors which we don't like, we were perfectly content. Nothing fancy but room was clean and bed was comfortable. Area was pretty quiet and even though there was a...

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Thank you very much for your review of your stay at the Howard Johnson Express in Gainesville, FL. We are very pleased to hear your stay was enjoyable and our staff offered you good service. We do look forward to seeing you on your next visit to the area.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was clean, well-kept and the beds super comfortable We booked a two bed room for one night due to a scheduled morning appointment at UF Shands. The room had a great fridge (with a separate freezer so we could refreeze our ice packs for the trip home the next day), microwave, iron, ironing board, coffee pot and hairdryer....

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Thank you very much for your excellent review and rating. We are so pleased to hear your stay was comfortable and enjoyable. We hope you had a very successful appointment at Shands, and look forward to your return! Thank you!

Johnson City, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice enough . very clean . but extremely plain so i think 89.00 is over priced to me .

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Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to hear your stay was enjoyable. Please do note that our pricing reflects market value, and since it is the busy season, the rates for all hotels are high. We try to have very competitive rates and offer service and ammenities that exceed that of our competitors. We hope...

Pensacola
Reviewed 1 week ago

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Conyers, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Howard Johnson is a very convenient clean affordable place to stay when you're traveling. rooms are spacious always clean including the bathroom towels are always Crisp white sheets are always Crisp white love this place recommend it to anyone

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Thank you very much for your review of your stay at the Howard Johnson Express in Gainesville, FL. We are very pleased to hear your stay was enjoyable and comfortable. We appreciate your business and thank you for choosing our hotel. We do hope you will stay with us again on your next visit to the area. Thank you.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable bed. Very safe/well lit hotel. Parking was easy. Nice to have refrigerator and a microwave, plus hair dryer and coffee maker. For light sleepers, be advised there is noise from cars on the nearby road, especially in the middle of the night.

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Thank you very much for your review of your stay at the Howard Johnson Express in Gainesville, FL. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the advise to our future guests on hotel preferences. We do hope you will come back ad stay with us on your next visit to the area. Thank you.

St Augustine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL

Address: 3820 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-3510
Region: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $104 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville FL 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Express Gainesville Hotel Gainesville
Howard Johnson Gainesville
Gainesville Howard Johnson
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#15 Business Hotel in Gainesville
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“I was on the 2nd floor in a king sized room”
 of 5 bubbles maureenf258, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles D9189JSgeorges, 22 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We used AARP and booked a king non-smoking. 2nd floor corner. Very quiet and roomy.”
 of 5 bubbles marceliuss, 27 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Rooms are better on the first floor, so you don't have to drag suitcases up two fights of stairs. You can also park right in front of your hotel room door and unload.”
 of 5 bubbles veronicaw639, 29 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Try to get a room not on an end where you have to roll your suitcases around a partition. Bring your own pillow.”
 of 5 bubbles Peas2013, 13 Dec 2014 | Read review
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