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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL

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Lake Toxaway, North Carolina
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This is out third stay at the same place. Our little 6 year old is obsessed with this place and every year before Christmas she says " Let's go to my hotel" And that is what we usually do. Nice, clean, friendly front desk, mini golf, heated pool, room service.

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Eaststyle, Our Dear Guest, Unequivocally, the best compliment/reward I have received in regards to the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala is your 6 year old's comment, "Let's go to my hotel." Next time, this special six year old comes to 'her' hotel, we want her picture with 'her' hotel. This picture will go up in our best pictures collection in...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Front desk very helpful...love this hotel----to me one of the best in the rte 75 corridor, staff is accommodating and so friendly!!!! As a travel agent I would highly recommend this hotel to my clients

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Dear guest Deborah, Thank you for staying at Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. We thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to leave us such a excellent 5 star review! Our staff is highly trained to give you an exceptional experience and we are pleased to learn that we achieved this goal during your stay. We...

Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived in Ocala many hours later than planned at 1:30AM on Feb 18 and did not want to wake the elderly friends we had planned to stay with. Had no reservations and did not know there were no vacancies in the greater-Ocala area until we had been turned away from several other hotels. (Horse event and pipeline construction crews) We...

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Awesome place, clean and friendly, I was here for a week with my fiancee and they treated me with so much respect, while he worked they came and took care of anything I needed without complaining, the restaurant is awesome, food is sooo good.

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

April J, Our Dear Guest, "Awesome place, clean and friendly," is what you discovered the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala to be! First, thank you very much for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala while in Ocala, Florida, area. And second, thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. We love our guests and we love our...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is great! If you are looking for a day spa, concierge service and crumpets delivered to your room in the morning and are reviewing a Howard Johnson then you have too much time on your hands. The staff was WONDERFUL, it was relaxed, laid back and my kids LOVED this hotel and are always asking to go back....

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Devin R, Our Dear Guest, "WONDERFUL" STAFF, and the kind of motel that your kids "lOVED" it! I am sorry that we disappointed you with the price when you returned. We have a very short period of time in a year that actually helps us to survive during our slow time and make the kind of expenses needed to upgrade...

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I stayed at Howard Johnson's March 8th & 9th. Newly remodeled. Fun retro colors and design. Free breakfast. Beds were comfortable. However, very close to interstate 75. Stayed in room 234 on the first night and it was very noisy. Stayed in room 300 the second night and it was fine. If you go, try to stay in rooms 300...

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Dear guest cfwilliams, Thank you for the review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear that you found your room to be clean and beds to be comfortable. As you mentioned, we are located next to I-75 and there is traffic noise which we can not help. If you're a light sleeper, this can be difficult. You are correct...

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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 )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • 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: RM270 - RM704 (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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