HOWARD JOHNSON EXPRESS INN GAINESVILLE FL US

3820 SW 13th St. I 75 Exit 382, Gainesville, FL 32608 United States (USA)
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2.0 Star Hotel in Alachua County
29.61751-82.34064
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3.5/ 5

Based on 257 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • Free breakfast available
  • Hotel has 40 rooms
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Check in time: 2:00 PM
  • Check out time: 11:00 AM
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 7.5/10

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Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 371 verified reviews

69
Fair

Fair budget hotel. Easily accessible by car and good for sightseeing. Great minibars and good TVs. Pleasant hotel grounds.

“Good value” “Nice grounds”

Great Budget Hotel Top 15% in city
Great City Hotel Top 15% in city

Good to know

  • Poor bathroom

    “Tissue dispenser fell off” “Sink didn't drain”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “For one night, it was clean” “Clean exterior”

  • Small rooms

    “Bathrooms too small” “Room a little small”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Air conditioner was not working” “Tissue dispenser fell off”

Review highlights

Location

90/100
47 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing. Good car access, but so-so parking.

“Closeness to attractions” “Close to stores” “Convenient to hospital”

Service

78/100
94 reviews

Friendly, acceptably professional service.

“Staff were very friendly and helpful” “Cleaning staff is quick and efficient” “Woman at the desk was super friendly”

Cleanliness

71/100
91 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Decently clean rooms and bathrooms.

“One clean full sized towel” “Clean exterior” “Clean bathroom”

Room

57/100
148 reviews

Moderately tidy rooms and ok beds but bad furniture and A/C. Cramped but relatively clean bathrooms. Small, outdated rooms in need of better maintenance. Great minibars and good TVs.

“Television worked perfect” “One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working”

Breakfast

45/100
42 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not so tasty.

“Not much for breakfast” “No juice for breakfast” “Meager breakfast choices”

WiFi

38/100
11 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Wifi was not working” “A little trouble with the wifi”

Ranked top 57% by couples, with a score of 72

Good to know

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Very small lobby” “Rather small property”

  • Great location

    “Closeness to attractions” “Close to stores”

  • Friendly service

    “Woman at the desk was super friendly” “Friendly personnel”

  • Bad breakfast

    “Not much for breakfast” “No juice for breakfast”

Review highlights

Location

89/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Closeness to attractions” “Close to stores” “Convenient to hospital”

Service

79/100
15 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff were very friendly and helpful” “Cleaning staff is quick and efficient” “Woman at the desk was super friendly”

Cleanliness

66/100
16 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“One clean full sized towel” “Clean exterior” “Main office area had smell”

Amenities

61/100
6 reviews

Hotel buildings are unacceptable but amenities are OK.

“Clean exterior” “Very small lobby” “No one in office to check out”

Room

52/100
24 reviews

Poorly-maintained but decently clean rooms, with okay beds and subpar bathrooms.

“Television worked perfect” “One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working”

Breakfast

47/100
6 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Not much for breakfast” “No juice for breakfast” “Meager breakfast choices”

Ranked top 74% by business travelers, with a score of 54

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff were very friendly and helpful” “Cleaning staff is quick and efficient”

  • Quite clean

    “One clean full sized towel” “Clean exterior”

Review highlights

Value

89/100
5 reviews

Best value for money.

“Cheap Hotel” “Good value” “Complimentary breakfast”

Service

77/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff were very friendly and helpful” “Cleaning staff is quick and efficient” “Woman at the desk was super friendly”

Cleanliness

70/100
9 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“One clean full sized towel” “For one night, it was clean” “Clean exterior”

Comfort

61/100
8 reviews

Beds are decent and generally comfortable.

“One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working” “Loud fan”

Room

58/100
17 reviews

Rooms are OK with average beds but poor bathrooms.

“Television worked perfect” “One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working”

Ranked top 68% by families, with a score of 65

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff were very friendly and helpful” “Cleaning staff is quick and efficient”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Tissue dispenser fell off” “Sink didn't drain”

  • Quite clean

    “One clean full sized towel” “Clean exterior”

Review highlights

Service

80/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff were very friendly and helpful” “Cleaning staff is quick and efficient” “Woman at the desk was super friendly”

Cleanliness

69/100
5 reviews

Clean.

“One clean full sized towel” “Clean exterior” “Main office area had smell”

Comfort

59/100
5 reviews

Relatively comfortable, with good beds.

“One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working” “Loud fan”

Room

55/100
9 reviews

Typical rooms with comfy beds, although bathrooms are unacceptable.

“Television worked perfect” “One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working”

Ranked top 48% by solo travelers, with a score of 74

Good to know

  • Quite clean

    “One clean full sized towel” “Clean exterior”

Review highlights

Cleanliness

75/100
4 reviews

Clean rooms.

“One clean full sized towel” “Clean exterior” “Clean bathroom”

Room

60/100
5 reviews

Clean, reasonable rooms.

“Television worked perfect” “One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working”

Comfort

57/100
4 reviews

Comfortable.

“One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working” “Loud fan”

Good to know

  • Poor bathroom

    “Tissue dispenser fell off” “Sink didn't drain”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “For one night, it was clean” “Clean exterior”

  • Small rooms

    “Bathrooms too small” “Room a little small”

  • Friendly service

    “Woman at the desk was super friendly” “Friendly personnel”

Review highlights

Location

91/100
40 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing. Good accessibility by car.

“Closeness to attractions” “Close to stores” “Convenient to hospital”

Service

79/100
90 reviews

Friendly, acceptably professional service.

“Staff were very friendly and helpful” “Cleaning staff is quick and efficient” “Woman at the desk was super friendly”

Cleanliness

70/100
86 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Decently clean rooms and bathrooms.

“One clean full sized towel” “Clean exterior” “Clean bathroom”

Room

57/100
140 reviews

Moderately tidy rooms and ok beds but bad furniture and A/C. Cramped but relatively clean bathrooms. Small, outdated rooms in need of better maintenance. Great minibars and good TVs.

“Television worked perfect” “One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working”

Breakfast

43/100
33 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not so tasty.

“Not much for breakfast” “No juice for breakfast” “Meager breakfast choices”

WiFi

37/100
9 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Wifi was not working” “A little trouble with the wifi”

Ranked top 55% by couples, with a score of 71

Good to know

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Very small lobby” “Rather small property”

  • Great location

    “Closeness to attractions” “Close to stores”

  • Friendly service

    “Woman at the desk was super friendly” “Friendly personnel”

  • Bad breakfast

    “Not much for breakfast” “No juice for breakfast”

Review highlights

Location

89/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Closeness to attractions” “Close to stores” “Convenient to hospital”

Service

80/100
14 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff were very friendly and helpful” “Cleaning staff is quick and efficient” “Woman at the desk was super friendly”

Cleanliness

66/100
15 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“One clean full sized towel” “Clean exterior” “Main office area had smell”

Amenities

61/100
6 reviews

Hotel buildings are unacceptable but amenities are OK.

“Clean exterior” “Lobby is small” “No one in office to check out”

Room

51/100
21 reviews

Poorly-maintained but decently clean rooms, with okay beds and subpar bathrooms.

“Television worked perfect” “One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working”

Breakfast

44/100
4 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Not much for breakfast” “No juice for breakfast” “Meager breakfast choices”

Ranked top 75% by business travelers, with a score of 55

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff were very friendly and helpful” “Cleaning staff is quick and efficient”

  • Quite clean

    “One clean full sized towel” “Clean exterior”

Review highlights

Value

89/100
5 reviews

Best value for money.

“Cheap Hotel” “Good value” “Complimentary breakfast”

Service

77/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff were very friendly and helpful” “Cleaning staff is quick and efficient” “Woman at the desk was super friendly”

Cleanliness

70/100
9 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“One clean full sized towel” “For one night, it was clean” “Clean exterior”

Comfort

61/100
8 reviews

Beds are decent and generally comfortable.

“One clean full sized towel” “Without a fan” “Air conditioner was not working”

Room

59/100
17 reviews

Rooms are OK with average beds but poor bathrooms.

“Television worked perfect” “One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working”

Ranked top 65% by families, with a score of 65

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff were very friendly and helpful” “Cleaning staff is quick and efficient”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Tissue dispenser fell off” “Sink didn't drain”

Review highlights

Service

80/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff were very friendly and helpful” “Cleaning staff is quick and efficient” “Woman at the desk was super friendly”

Comfort

59/100
5 reviews

Relatively comfortable, with good beds.

“One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working” “Loud fan”

Room

56/100
8 reviews

Typical rooms with comfy beds, although bathrooms are unacceptable.

“Television worked perfect” “One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working”

Ranked top 41% by solo travelers, with a score of 75

Good to know

  • Quite clean

    “One clean full sized towel” “Clean exterior”

Review highlights

Cleanliness

75/100
4 reviews

Clean rooms.

“One clean full sized towel” “Clean exterior” “Clean bathroom”

Room

60/100
5 reviews

Clean, reasonable rooms.

“Television worked perfect” “One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working”

Comfort

57/100
4 reviews

Comfortable.

“One clean full sized towel” “Air conditioner was not working” “Loud fan”

Review Semantics by TrustYou

Customer Reviews of Howard Johnson Express Inn Gainesville Fl Us

3.5 out of 5. Based on 257 guest reviews , Average

Property Description

Hotel is 1.3 miles from the University of Florida. We are 2.3 miles from the downtown area. Airport is about 6.5 miles and racetrack is about 9.1 miles from our hotel. We have clean comfortabe room with lots of amenites standard for all rooms. Hotel is at a good location giving access to all part of Gainesville with in minutes.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2004
Floors: 2
Rooms: 40
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 34
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 0
Meeting Rooms: 0
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Groups bookings require 14 days cancellation policy
Nightly Parking: 0
Total Taxes: 9.75%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Electronic key card
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Gainesville Regional Airport

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.

Previously known as:
Howard Johnson Express Inn

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