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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala FL

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Jasper, Florida
Reviewed 13 April 2016

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Devils Elbow, Missouri, United States
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Ocala has some very highly rated hotels, and you can stay overnight at them for rates that are affordable to some but not all. Here, you get an amenity packed hotel with high standards without the high cost! My three favorite features...the friendly staff, the well appointed rooms, and the pool area...all tops!

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"Here [at the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala], you get an amenity packed hotel with high standards without the high cost!" is what MasterG58, Our Dear Guest, discovered! Thank you very much, dear guest, for choosing the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala when in Ocala. And also, thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. Nothing makes the...

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Reviewed 12 April 2016

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Ludlow, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Very nice place to stop for over night. The rooms were clean. Pet friendly. Breakfast was very good. Very quiet .Check in was very good no problems. Help very friendly. Free wI fi. Pool clean. They called to see if everything was ok. I will stay there again.

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Thank you for choosing to stay at our Howard Johnson Inn in Ocala. We are delighted to get such positive feedback from our guests. We are glad that you enjoyed our seamless check-in process, friendly staff, quiet room, and so much more! We hope to serve you again the next time you are in the area. GO HAPPY, GO HOJO!

Woodstock, Georgia
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I read reviews on TripAdvisor before I booked. I was a little concerned because it was a good price and I thought it would be run down, dirty, etc. It is an older hotel but they have done a good job of keeping it clean and updated. As a bonus all employees were very nice and asked if we were...

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"A Good Value," is what Douglas M, Our Dear Guest, discovered when he ventured to come to the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala. He was concerned because the price was "good," seemingly too good to be true for a decent or "clean and updated" motel. Douglas M discovered first hand that the Howard Johnson Inn of Ocala have owners who...

Kissimmee
Reviewed 9 April 2016

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Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 8 April 2016

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Reviewed 8 April 2016

Staff friendly and the unit was clean, a little noisy on front sidewalk and interstate 75 until about 1 AM. I will stay again.

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Thank you for staying at our Howard Johnson Inn in Ocala. We are so glad that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit. Our staff strives to provide each and every guest that walks through our doors with exceptional customer service and care. We appreciate your comments on our friendly staff and clean rooms. We look forward to serving you again in...

Greenwood, South Carolina
Reviewed 7 April 2016

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Brooklyn
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I have not stayed at a Howard Johnsons in many years and this far exceeded my expectations. The grounds were kept clean and neat, and we were very surprised by the good look and comfort of the guest room. I have to give special accolades to Cedric the front desk manager and Megan, a dining room server. When we first...

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Thank you so much for this fantastic review! We love when guests our pleasantly surprised with our Howard Johnson Inn in Ocala. Our staff is definitely made up of some one Ocala's finest. Thank you again for your compliments on our remodel, it's coming together quite nicely. We hope to see you again!

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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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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • 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: RM275 - RM817 (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
Howard Johnson Ocala
Ocala Howard Johnson
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Ocala
#2 Green 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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“There are no views... anywhere...”
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