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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL

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#5 of 34 Hotels in Ocala
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice clean rooms and pool area however was very disappointed that we could not use the pool due to not having our room reading for check in not could we continue to use the pool after check out never been told that in over 100 hotels I have renting around the world they have always allowed us to have access...

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Nurjehan S, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL, responded to this review

"Nice clean rooms" is what you found at the Howard Johnson Inn on Ocala. You paid $69.99 + tax for 2 adults and 3 kids. I am sorry this makes you feel "over priced" for the nice clean rooms. Our pool is open for our registered guests only. Once the guests check out, our insurance and guest safety concerns does...

new jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

set back from road.....very quiet,, very fair price and quality was totally acceptable.. friendly and helpful staff...i would recommend this facility and will return on future visits to the area... .big plus... easy access from i75..north and south. nice nearby selection of food outlets,,,Wendy's , KFC, MacDonald;s etc

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Nurjehan S, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL, responded to this review

Dear guest jhatwo, Thank you for choosing to stay at Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala and thank you so much for the great rating! We are extremely delighted that you found your stay with us to be "totally acceptable" Those are just a few of the things you enjoyed while staying at Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. It is our...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the pool, hot tub and the room service food was really tasty and fairly priced. We will book a room here in the future...the cabanas were nice and shade filled, close to the pool. Very clean rooms and friendly staff. Thanks for making our weekend fun and relaxing. Carl & Carol Phillips

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Nurjehan S, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL, responded to this review

Dear guest Carol C, Thank you for staying with us at Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala! We thank you very much for the review and for you taking the time to leave us this great review! We realize that as a guest, you have a choice to choose where you decide to stay and you chose Howard Johnson Inn of...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a good experience at all... pool was closed 3 days. Bathtub would not drain and when moved the air conditioner didn't work.. front desk folks were pleasant upon check in. When presented problems our alternative was to check out by 11:00am not an apology, nor any type of other resolution for the many inconveniences.

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Thank you for choosing to stay at Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala and thank you for letting us know how we are doing here. I do apologize that you did not have a good experience while you were here. We take every concern very seriously and we would love to know where we went wrong so we can fix any...

Spring Hill, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are always friendly and ready to help in any way they can. My room was impeccable and I was very comfortable and felt very secure. The food is excellent!

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Dear guest Pamela S, Thank you for staying with us at Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala! We thank you so kindly for your review! We are very glad that we were able to provide you with the peace and tranquility you needed. We have won many awards for our cleanliness and we strive very hard to keep it that way....

Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

I checked the room rates for a two double bed room and found one for $68.92 (including tax) at the Howard Johnson, 3951 NW Blitchton Rd., Ocala, FL. Upon arrival at the Howard Johnson, I verified the rate with the desk person (male), and he agreed with the amount. During our one night stay, we found the hotel staff to...

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Bernard T, Our Dear Guest, I am truly sorry for your bad experience. The room rate $68.99 + tax came to $78.19. this is what you were charged. I am sorry for the misunderstanding and have credited your account for $9.20, the tax amount. Also, I am personally going to get with the Maintenance Supervisor to take care of the...

Old Town, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really impressed with how clean the room was and staff was excellent did not hear any surrounding noise from interstate or other rooms

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Dear guest markbF9027CU, Thank you very much for making Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala your favorite place. We very well know our guests have a choice and you choose to stay here with us for that we are honored. We have earned the excellent service awards for the past three years from Trip Advisor. We promise you that we will...

Sevierville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a non smoking room but there was a slight smoke odor and burn marks on the edge of the tub. The room was on the second floor and you had to climb the stairs which was not a problem for me but the hand rail was loose and I felt unsafe for someone who would need to hold onto...

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First of all, I am sorry we were not able to satisfy you. We take our guests reviews very seriously and accordingly work on it to improve ourselves. We would like to do the same with your review, however we have no record whatsoever of when and which room you stayed in. This makes it impossible for us to respond...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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Lake Worth, Florida
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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL

Address: 3951 NW Blitchton Rd, I-75 exit 354, Ocala, FL 34475-6765
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Ocala
Price Range: $81 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL 2.5*
Number of rooms: 125
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Howard Johnson Hotel Ocala
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Ocala Howard Johnson
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Ocala
#2 Green Hotel in Ocala
#12 Business Hotel in Ocala
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“Look no further this is it”
782wendyk, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Stay away from pool rooms as it was very noisy at night”
txinfl, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you have difficulty with stairs, request a first floor room as outside stairwell might be difficult for someone with mobility issues.”
sharonp48, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Call ahead for larger rooms or smoking rooms”
brucew229, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“quiet ground floors even facing the hwy...black out shade---excellent!!!!”
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