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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL

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Sarnia, Canada
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Hi. We checked out Trip Advisor for a good priced hotel, for a one night stop on our drive back to Canada...Howard Johnsons in Ocala had great ratings so we thought we would try it!! 1. We booked Booking.com and the last thing was the hotel wanted our phone #. About 3 hours from checkin, they called us..wanted to confirm...

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Dearest guest vwgal2010, Thank you for staying with us at Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala! We thank you so kindly for your review! We humbly thank you for deciding to choose us as your home away from home. We have won many awards for our cleanliness and we strive very hard to keep it that way. We are so glad...

Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My in-laws can to visit with me and I booked the This hotel because it had excellent reviews. I was very happy with the staff and the comfort of the room. BUT... the non-smoking room that I booked smelled like cigarette smoke. They really need some one to look into making sure that the rooms are better taken care of.

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Clermont, Florida
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There's a lot to like here. The rooms look very nice, their pool has cabanas, there's a mini golf course, and their breakfast includes Golden Malted waffles. And friendly service. All for a good price.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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Palm Bay, Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a problem with our reservation but Cedric and the delightful young lady working the night we checked in and the next day were amazing...The stay was great...The breakfast and the dinner there was very tasty. Thank You Much and take care Cedric

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Dear guest F8053GVtammym, Thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala while in the area, and thank you for sharing you experience with us. We are happy to hear that our front desk staff was "amazing." This is just one of the many things we try to maintain here at Howard Johnson. Our staff strives to...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean room and beautiful property. Lobby was very clean and neat. Food was excellent. I highly recommend! I fell in love with hotel. The people were friendly and courteous, customer service definitely is top priority. Reasonably priced and definitely will be staying there again when back in Ocala.

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Dear guest Mary D, Thank you so much for the awesome review for Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala and thank you for staying with us. We are so happy to hear that you would heartily recommend our Howard Johnson Inn Ocala to fellow travelers. Guest feedback is paramount in our business so we greatly appreciate you taking the time to...

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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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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • 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: €55 - €115 (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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“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!!!!”
R1401HKdeborahc, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Well I like the ground floor across from the front desk.. Quick trip for a free breakfast. A nice dinner, beer and wine etc. lol.”
Bamartin50, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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