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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL

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#5 of 34 Hotels in Ocala
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 126*
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

Best customer service I have seen in some time. Every employee we met was professional and efficient. The property is immaculately kept and truly reminiscent of the old fashioned travel experience . Our stay here felt like a vacation as opposed to a stop on our way to our vacation. They now serve pizza which is outstanding. We were the...

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Becca Z, Public Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at our Howard Johnson Inn in Ocala. We are delighted by your review. We love when guests feel important and valued when they stay here. We hope to serve you again soon!

Kingston, New York
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Great USA Motel.....All the vibe of an early 1960s HOJO...including an original style HOJO coffeeshop for breakfast,lunch and dinner...Rooms and surrounding decorated with traditional HOJO colors,mid century modern lamps and asst original 1960s HOJO posters throughout the lobby...Rooms are very clean,refurbished and comfortable. Pool area really good w cabanas,free miniature golf and probably the biggest Adirondack chair in all of...

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

Yes, the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala is "True 5 star MOTEL," as frank_king99, experienced while at HoJO Ocala. It is "Clean, Safe, Cheery and Well run Retro Heritage," and that is what makes it 5 star. Dear Guest, We thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala while in our area. And thank you very...

Arcadia, Florida
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We just took a weeks mini vacation and stayed in 5 hotel/motels. This was the best one! We stayed here almost a year ago and requested the same room. Just as beautiful as we remembered. Melanie checked us in-she was a blast! And the manager is the same-she came out to see what was so funny and I recognized her....

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valnal3, Our Dear Guest, Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala was "the best one" of 5 hotel/motels you stayed in your mini vacation. I am delighted to hear that. Nothing is more rewarding and makes the HoJo team members more happy than hearing from our guests that we made them 'happy' while they were with us. GO HAPPY, GO HOJO (Ocala)!!!...

Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I had the privilege to visit the Howard Johnson Inn in Ocala Florida. Zaida Maldondgo, Barbara Pinellas and Cedric Trueluck provided excellent customer service. They really made my day! I was happy with everything.

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Sonya R, Our Dear Guest, "Excellent Customer Service," is what you experienced at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. I am delighted to hear that HoJo team members, Zaida, Barbara and Cedric provided you with "excellent customer service." Providing an "excellent" service and making every guest that walks on the grounds of Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala "happy" is why...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 March 2016

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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

It had been a few years since I had been here and they have really upgraded. The bed was comfortable and the room was clean. The employees are great! I travel to Ocala multiple times per year and this is where I will stay from now on. It is close to the interstate but I never heard any noise. The...

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

"and this is where I will stay from now on," is what texasloper, our Dear Guest, says after staying at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala a few days back. To this particular guest, Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala is a "Great place to stay!" Dear Guest, we thank you very much for returning back to us after a few...

Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 24 March 2016

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Stopped,over in Ocala and stayed one night at the HoJo. The place is located right next to the freeway so it is a bit noisy. Basically a typical motel but the rooms are appointed above average and the bed was comfortable. They have flat screen TVs though ours did not work as they had just changed cable service and even...

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"Above average motel" with "comfortable" beds is what you, Observer2, our dear guest, found the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala to be. We thank you for choosing us while in our area. And also, thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. Yes, we have flat screen 40" TVs in all our rooms. We have dished out lot...

Maitland, Florida
Reviewed 22 March 2016

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Valletta, Malta
Reviewed 20 March 2016

we got a reasonable quote on the internet and were pleasantly surprised that it was better than others around because it offered several things like swimming pool, mini-golf, play area, breakfast and cable TV. Unfortunately, the cable TV was just hooked up and actually wasn't working. There is a little fitness room with a treadmill and an elliptical machine. there...

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Bescheidgeber1, Dear Guest, thank you very much for choosing to stay with us while in our area. And thank you for sharing your experience with us. Yes, the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala does offer "several things" such as an Olympic-size swimming pool, mini-golf course, play area, cable TV, etc. You found the Howard Johnson to be "better than others...

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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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  • 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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  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room 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: $80 - $131 (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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