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    Howard Johnson Express Inn - Sandusky Amusement Park

    2809 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-5607
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    • Excellent3%
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    • Terrible55%
    7 Aug 2017
    “Unhappy...PLEASE DO NOT STAY HERE!”
    27 Jul 2017
    “Hotel from Hell”
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I rented a room from here. We were in the all of 2hrs before experiencing bed bugs in our bed. When I informed owner he become very combative and said I can't say that there was bedbugs and I asked for a...More

    Thank Tammi P
    Reviewed 27 July 2017

    Let me tell you about the hotel from hell. First of all, the rooms were overpriced, but because we did not secure a reservation, we were prepared to deal with overpaying. No problem. The hotel desk attendant/owner asked us if we wanted smoking or non-smoking....More

    2  Thank Eric P
    Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

    We booked & paid for this hotel 6 months in advance for Ohio Bike week. 2 rooms for two nights. When we got there the foreign owner claimed to not have my reservation and stated he was no longer affiliated with Howard Johnson even though...More

    1  Thank Jackie V
    Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

    The room has two double beds, micro wave, coffee pot, frig, nice long counter with sink, iron with ironing board 32 inch flat screen tv, outside built in pool. The other rooms start at sixty with half of the things this room has to offer....More

    Thank Stella M
    Reviewed 30 November 2016

    Got key to 1st room, Bed was not made and there was a soda on the nightstand. Went back and they gave me a second room. You did not even need a key to get into the room, the door only locked from the inside...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$35 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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