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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL

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Auburndale, Florida
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Pretty decent stay for a hotel while your traveling for work,nothing to brag about,breakfast was below average. Room was clean and a little throw back to the seventies.Brought back memories from my childhood.Truck parking was good,because I was driving a big rig.All the staff was very nice.

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Thank you for staying at our Howard Johnson Inn in Ocala. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We appreciate your comments on our clean rooms, truck parking, and friendly staff! We hope to see you again! GO HAPPY! GO HOJO!

Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Awesome hotel for the price! Friendly service and clean room. Not rushed to check out the next day. Pool, a basketball hoop and a mini golf course if you are staying in the area for a bit. A few small bugs, but nothing too scary. Wanted to take a pic of myself in the HUGE chair but it was too...

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Thank you for staying at our Howard Johnson Inn in Ocala. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. We appreciate your comments on our friendly staff, seamless check-in process, clean rooms, and fun things to do. We hope to see you again soon! GO HAPPY! GO HOJO!

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 21 April 2016

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West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This location is just of I-75 at the Highway 27 exit (north end). The hotel has been newly renovated from new carpet to new fixtures and paint, Its not the Ritz but for the price its a VERY NICE place. I have stayed here several times and it wasn't too bad then. Now, its much nicer. The Lobby has a...

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Thank you for staying at our Howard Johnson Inn in Ocala. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. We love when guests consistently have a great time each time they stay. We very much look forward to serving you again! GO HAPPY! GO HOJO!

Decatur, Illinois
Reviewed 19 April 2016

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 19 April 2016

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Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 18 April 2016

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Reviewed 18 April 2016

This has been the best hotel that we have ever stayed at. The staff were so friendly and professional. The room was very clean, and comforting. The beds were very comfortable. The dinner and breakfast food was great also. Will always stay here when we are in the area of Ocala, Florida

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Thank you so much for staying at our Howard Johnson Inn in Ocala. We are overjoyed that you had such a fantastic stay! We strive to deliver the utmost customer service and care to each guest who walks through our doors. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our clean and comfy rooms, yummy food, and friendly staff....

Smiths, Alabama
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Really liked the friendliness of the staff! They were very helpful and accommodating. Our room was very spacious and the beds were extremely comfy! Loved the large swimming pool and hot tub! They also offer room service from the onsite restaurant. The food was really good and reasonably priced. Would recommend this hotel to everyone. We will definitely be back!

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Thank you so much for your review on our Howard Johnson Inn in Ocala. We are so glad that you found our staff to be friendly and our rooms to be spacious and comfy. We love when guests thoroughly enjoy their visit. We hope to serve you again in the near future! GO HAPPY! GO HOJO!

Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 15 April 2016

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: €57 - €147 (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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“quiet ground floors even facing the hwy...black out shade---excellent!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles Bamartin50, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All of mine have been good.”
 of 5 bubbles 665davidd665, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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”
 of 5 bubbles 680Dave, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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