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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 March 2016

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Milton, Florida
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Reasonable rate for a decent nights sleep. A bit noisy as exposed to highway 75. Difficult to sort the entrance road out from multiple driveways

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Y1974SX, Dear guest, "reasonable rate for a decent nights sleep," is what you experienced at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. I am sorry you had noise issue and difficulty finding the entrance. Certain areas of the motel are more exposed to highway 75 then others. You sure were in the exposed area. Next time, please request quieter area and...

Knightdale
Reviewed 29 February 2016

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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed there for one night staff was real friendly and helpful rooms good the only thing that needs work is water pressure in the shower beds were good although ide put bigger pillows on b the bed continental breakfast was also good

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shaun k, our dear guest, thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala while in our area. Also thank you very much for taking time to share your experience with us. You experience was "real friendly and helpful" staff and "good" rooms. Breakfast was also good. The water pressure in the shower is what you want...

Windermere, Florida
Reviewed 28 February 2016

My daughter and I had the pleasure of staying at this property for three nights. Our room was well appointed and meticulously clean. We did not use the coffee maker or the microwave this trip, but loved the convenience of having such a large fridge in our room. Both lamps on the bedside table and desk have electrical outlets and...

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leighmchenry, our dear guest, "well appointed and meticulously clean" room, coffee maker, microwave, fridge, table and desk lamps with electric outlets and USB ports, "very comfortable" beds, "huge" TV, free internet and "so good" food in the restaurant, is what our dear guest found at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. Thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson...

Brownsville, Kentucky
Reviewed 28 February 2016

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Brunswick, Georgia
Reviewed 25 February 2016

My husband and I along with another couple traveled to Ocala to watch his daughter play in the LPGA tournament. We were very satisfied with our 4 night stay at the Howard Johnson Inn-Ocala,this Feb. 2016. It is conveniently located close to the golf course, has a great sparkling clean heated pool,hot tub,clean rooms, and super sweet personnel. They also...

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Laura B, Our dear guest, "Very satisfied" you were at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala when you stayed along with another couple for four nights. We are delighted to hear that. Thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. And also, thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us....

Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

The staff was very nice. Cory at front desk was very polite and professional. The lady cook was great, she cooked the best hotel breakfast I ever ate. She was funny, had me laughing, started day on a good note. The room was clean, king bed was very comfortable, loved the feather pillows, my only complaint was lack of towels,...

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Suzy B, our dear guest, "Very nice" staff, especially Cory, who is very polite and professional, "great" cook who makes the best hotel breakfast you ever ate, "clean" room, "very comfortable" king bed and you "loved" the new pillows: this was your experience of the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. I am sorry to hear that you were short changed...

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Cedric and his staff were all so very friendly and always kept a smile in their faces. Cedric is an asset to your company and deserves to be recognized. Abby was also very helpful and is an asset to your company and needs to be recognized as well.

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Stacey G, our dear guest, For sure, Cedric and Abby are assets to our company. We sure are very glad to have them and will do our best to accommodate them. Keeping a never diminishing smile and serving our guests the best possible way we can are the characteristics of all those that work at the Howard Johnson Inn of...

Lake City, Florida
Reviewed 19 February 2016

As always an amazing stay. Cedric and Jenny are always the most accomodating staff there. Love staying here and will not stay any where else.

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884tashap, dear guest, The Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala team, especially Cedric and Jenny, are delighted to hear that you "always" have an "amazing stay at the Howard Johnson Inn. We love having you with us and we do not want you to go else where. Thank you very much for choosing us and sharing your experience with us. One...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • 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 - $241 (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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Also Known As:
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Howard Johnson Hotel Ocala
Howard Johnson Ocala
Ocala Howard Johnson
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#2 Green Hotel in Ocala
#3 Best Value Hotel in Ocala
#12 Business Hotel in Ocala
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“We had golf clubs and needed a ground floor room. We got it and it was a very nice location.”
 of 5 bubbles Finbogie, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the interstate”
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“Was on the corner, closest to highway, and still did not hear traffic”
 of 5 bubbles Jen716, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a renovated room”
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