HOWARD JOHNSON EXPRESS INN NORTH PLAINFIELD

1011 Route 22 West, North Plainfield, NJ 07060 United States (USA)
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2.0 Star Airport Hotel in Union County
40.61714-74.45278
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2.5/ 5

Based on 108 guest reviews

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  • Free breakfast
  • Avg. Group Discount of 11.0%!
  • 70 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Check-in time: 2.00 pm
  • Check-out time: 12.00noon
  • Group score of 7.5/10

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Local Attractions

45 minutes from NY city, 17 miles from Newark airport, nearby Bridgewater Commons mall and Watchung mall, across from k-mart and path mark shopping ctr and lots of restaurants and bar, fine wine and dine, larger size rooms with double queen size beds.

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 277 verified reviews

64
Poor

Close to restaurants and bars with nearby parking areas. Amenities lacking and bad bathrooms. Comfortable beds.

“Best price in the region” “None smoking room”

Excellent Budget Hotel Top 1% in city

Good to know

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “No elevator” “None smoking room”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Heating was not working” “Toaster did not work”

  • Unclean hotel facilities

    “Floor wet” “The place was dingy”

  • Spacious rooms

    “Good sized refrigerator” “Queen size beds”

Review highlights

Value

97/100
28 reviews

Best value for money.

“Best price in the region” “Great value for the cost” “Inexpensive hotel”

Location

88/100
28 reviews

Great location, near nice bars and restaurants. Accessible parking.

“Best price in the region” “Family Dollar Store next door” “Close to the airport”

Room

60/100
111 reviews

Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds. Rooms are run down with bad furniture and TVs and filthy bathrooms.

“Toaster did not work” “Walls were very thin” “Cramped space for the toilet”

Breakfast

60/100
36 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Breakfast well served” “Nice breakfast area” “Breakfast bar was very limited”

Service

58/100
51 reviews

The service was acceptably friendly and professional, with decent reception staff.

“Hotel staff took care” “No security” “Nice staff”

Cleanliness

55/100
63 reviews

Room and bathroom cleanliness is lacking. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Floor wet” “Clean bed” “Dirty rooms”

WiFi

43/100
12 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Terrible internet connection” “No wifi” “Bad WiFi”

Vibe

31/100
11 reviews

Poor vibe. Unpleasant entrance area. Fine for a budget trip.

“No elevator” “Feeling unsafe” “Carpet looks old”

Food

31/100
12 reviews

Food is not good.

“Bad food”

Amenities

26/100
30 reviews

Poor buildings and an uninspiring entrance area.

“No elevator” “None smoking room” “Outside door leaked”

Pool

0/100
6 reviews

Bad pool.

Good to know

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “No elevator” “None smoking room”

  • Comfortable beds

    “Third bed ready” “Queen size beds”

  • Bad amenities

    “No elevator” “None smoking room”

  • Poor vibe

    “No elevator” “Feeling unsafe”

Review highlights

Comfort

74/100
10 reviews

Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds.

“Good sized refrigerator” “Queen size beds” “Bed was wonderful”

Room

56/100
20 reviews

Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds.

“Toaster did not work” “Walls were very thin” “Cramped space for the toilet”

Service

55/100
8 reviews

Service is adequate.

“Hotel staff took care” “No security” “Nice staff”

Cleanliness

54/100
8 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Carpets filthy” “Clean bed” “Clean rooms”

Vibe

25/100
4 reviews

Poor vibe.

“No elevator” “Feeling unsafe” “Carpet looks old”

Amenities

24/100
5 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“No elevator” “None smoking room” “Outside door leaked”

Good to know

  • Best value for money

    “Best price in the region” “Great value for the cost”

Review highlights

Value

95/100
9 reviews

Best value for money.

“Best price in the region” “Great value for the cost” “Inexpensive hotel”

Service

61/100
5 reviews

Service is average, but very friendly.

“Hotel staff took care” “No security” “Check in process was easy”

Room

60/100
10 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Toaster did not work” “Walls were very thin” “Cramped space for the toilet”

Breakfast

60/100
4 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Breakfast well served” “Breakfast area was gross” “Breakfast bar was very limited”

Cleanliness

58/100
7 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“The place was dingy” “Carpets filthy” “Very clean rooms”

Good to know

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Heating was not working” “Toaster did not work”

Review highlights

Room

63/100
15 reviews

Relatively clean and well-maintained rooms.

“Toaster did not work” “Walls were very thin” “Cramped space for the toilet”

Cleanliness

54/100
6 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Carpets filthy” “Very clean rooms” “Clean bed”

Service

52/100
7 reviews

Service is adequate.

“Hotel staff took care” “No security” “Check in process was easy”

Review highlights

Room

64/100
7 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Toaster did not work” “Walls were very thin” “Cramped space for the toilet”

Cleanliness

59/100
5 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Floor wet” “Clean bed” “Bathroom tub filthy”

Service

55/100
4 reviews

Service is adequate.

“Hotel staff took care” “No security” “Nice staff”

Good to know

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Heating was not working” “Toaster did not work”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “No elevator” “None smoking room”

  • Unclean hotel facilities

    “Floor wet” “The place was dingy”

  • Dirty bathroom

    “Bathroom tub filthy”

Review highlights

Value

97/100
28 reviews

Best value for money.

“Best price in the region” “Great value for the cost” “Inexpensive hotel”

Location

84/100
25 reviews

Great location, near nice bars and restaurants.

“Best price in the region” “Family Dollar Store next door” “Close to the airport”

Breakfast

63/100
32 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Breakfast was terrible” “Breakfast area was gross” “Breakfast bar was very limited”

Room

58/100
95 reviews

Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds. Rooms are run down with bad furniture and TVs and filthy bathrooms.

“Toaster did not work” “Walls were very thin” “Cramped space for the toilet”

Service

56/100
47 reviews

Friendly, more-or-less professional service, and so-so reception.

“Hotel staff took care” “No security” “Check in process was easy”

Cleanliness

54/100
58 reviews

Room and bathroom cleanliness is lacking. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Floor wet” “The place was dingy” “Clean bed”

WiFi

40/100
9 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Terrible internet connection” “No wifi” “Bad WiFi”

Food

36/100
9 reviews

Food is not good.

“Bad food”

Vibe

31/100
11 reviews

Poor vibe. Unpleasant entrance area.

“No elevator” “Feeling unsafe” “Carpet looks old”

Amenities

25/100
27 reviews

Poor buildings and an uninspiring entrance area.

“No elevator” “None smoking room” “Outside door leaked”

Pool

0/100
6 reviews

Bad pool.

Good to know

  • Comfortable beds

    “Third bed ready” “Queen size beds”

  • Poor vibe

    “No elevator” “Feeling unsafe”

Review highlights

Comfort

73/100
8 reviews

Comfortable rooms and beds.

“Good sized refrigerator” “Queen size beds” “Bed was wonderful”

Room

55/100
14 reviews

Awesome beds, and reasonably clean rooms.

“Toaster did not work” “Walls were very thin” “Cramped space for the toilet”

Service

55/100
6 reviews

Service is adequate.

“Hotel staff took care” “No security” “Check in process was easy”

Cleanliness

53/100
7 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Floor wet” “Iron filthy” “Clean bed”

Vibe

25/100
4 reviews

Poor vibe.

“No elevator” “Feeling unsafe” “Carpet looks old”

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly staff” “Hotel staff took care”

  • Best value for money

    “Best price in the region” “Great value for the cost”

Review highlights

Value

95/100
9 reviews

Best value for money.

“Best price in the region” “Great value for the cost” “Inexpensive hotel”

Service

61/100
5 reviews

Service is average, but very friendly.

“Hotel staff took care” “No security” “Check in process was easy”

Room

60/100
10 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Toaster did not work” “Walls were very thin” “Cramped space for the toilet”

Breakfast

60/100
4 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Nice breakfast” “Breakfast area was gross” “Breakfast bar was very limited”

Cleanliness

58/100
7 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Carpets filthy” “Clean bed” “Bathroom tub filthy”

Good to know

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Heating was not working” “Toaster did not work”

Review highlights

Room

62/100
11 reviews

Modestly maintained rooms.

“Toaster did not work” “Walls were very thin” “Cramped space for the toilet”

Service

53/100
6 reviews

Service is adequate.

“Friendly staff” “No security” “Check in process was easy”

Cleanliness

53/100
4 reviews

Clean.

“Carpets filthy” “Clean bed” “Bathroom tub filthy”

Review highlights

Room

64/100
6 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Toaster did not work” “Walls were very thin” “Cramped space for the toilet”

Cleanliness

59/100
5 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“The place was dingy” “Iron filthy” “Carpets filthy”

Service

55/100
4 reviews

Service is adequate.

“Hotel staff took care” “No security” “Nice staff”

Review Semantics by TrustYou

Customer Reviews of Howard Johnson Express Inn North Plainfield

2.5 out of 5. Based on 108 guest reviews , Poor

Property Description

Motel is very centrally located 17 miles from Int Newark airport, 45 minutes from NY city, larger size rooms with free continental breakfast,TV cable ,Freeze, Microwave, Hairdryer, Coffeemaker,inroom safe, safe environment, free highspeed internet.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 2.00 pm
Check Out: 12.00noon
Year of Last Renovation: 2000
Floors: 2
Rooms: 70
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 40
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Meeting Space: 0 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 0 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
One week for larger groups
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 15.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.00%
Occupancy Tax: 8.00%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pet friendly enviornment. charge is 5.00 per pet.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Hairdryer available
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office in room available
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • TV - Free Showtime
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Newark Int airport 17 miles only

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

About Howard Johnson

  • Rise and Dine breakfast offering coffee, fruit juices, and baked goods
  • In-room coffee and High speed internet access in every room
  • Pet friendly at participating locations
  • Home Office Rooms ideal for business travelers which includes a work desk and a comfortable chair with a refrigerator and microwave

The Howard Johnson highlights above are subject to change without notice.

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