HOWARD JOHNSON

2038 West Lucas St., Florence, SC 29501 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
2.0 Star Highway Hotel in Florence County
34.2319-79.80219
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2.5/ 5

Based on 251 guest reviews

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  • Outdoor pool at hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Airport shuttle available
  • The Avg. Group Saves 5.9%!
  • Access to gym on-site
  • 170 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Group booking rating of 8.2/10
  • 2 meeting rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Darlington Race Track, Darlington Dragstrip, Freedom Florence, FMU Performing Arts Center, Florence Civice Center, Florence Tennis Courts, McLeod Hospital, Carolina Night Life

Verified Reviews of Howard Johnson

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Par for the Course"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Nothing great and nothing bad!
(Group coordinator, booked 3 rooms), from US flag
03-May-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Fri May 02 to Sat May 03 2014 at a $50.96 average nightly rate.

Customer Reviews of Howard Johnson

2.5 out of 5.Based on 251 guest reviews, Poor

Property Description

UNDERGOING FULL RENOVATIONS: We are conviently located of of I-95 exit 164. Our rooms offer microwaves, refridgerators, coffemakers, hairdryers, FREE wireless internet. We also have 2 room Suites available. Work out in our fitness center or lounge by the outdoor pool. Wake up each morning to enjoy a free Hot breakfast in our restaurant. We have a Sports Bar on site with guest laundry available. Laundry Facilities on site. Within 3 miles of Local hospitals, shopping malls, Airport, Freedom Florence and all baseball parks, The new tennis Complex, Francis Marion Performing arts, and both local colleges.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00PM
Check Out:11.00AM
Year of Last Renovation:2013
Floors:2
Rooms:170
Corridors:Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:127
Handicap Rooms:
Suites:6
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:2 View Spaces
Meeting Space:1300 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 100 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:5PM-12AM
Pool Info:
We have an outdoor pool and it is open from 8:00am til 11:00pm from May-September
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
6pm day of arrival for regular rates - Different cancelation policy may apply with special group events
Nightly Parking:$0.0
Typical Group Deposit:100.00
Total Taxes:12.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax:12.00%
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Additional Person Fee: 5.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Banquet Labor Fees:50.00 Per Hour

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pet Friendly Rooms - Ground Floor - $10.00 pet Fee


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Showtime
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Florence Regional Airport 8 miles - Shuttle availabity prior to reservation. Taxi service avail - approx $10.00

Local Shuttle Info: Florence Airport and all local truck stops. 11:00am Mon- Fri and 5:00pm Mon thru Fri. No shuttle offered on weekends.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Breakfast Information

Complimentary Hot Breakfast

Group vs. Individual Rates at Howard Johnson

Rate fluctuations of Howard Johnson

The chart above shows trends of prices for both our group rates and the best individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was placed. The best group/meeting rate displayed is 41.2% in the month of December 2013 and the highest average individual rate is $55 in the month of August 2014. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Howard Johnson in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Howard Johnson

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Howard Johnson.

Feel free to use the Howard Johnson meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Florence event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Howard Johnson's Meeting/Banquet Room32 x 18 x 1257648/--3424141614--/----58--
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Howard Johnson's Meeting/Banquet Room

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
576 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
32 x 18 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • LAN Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • Video Conference
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
Photo of Howard Johnson's Meeting/Banquet Room

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