Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala

3951 Northwest Blitchton Road, Ocala, United States, 34482  show map
 2 stars
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Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala

Paid Wi-Fi
Parking

Handicap parking

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Picnic area/ Tables

Lobby bar

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Spa & wellness center

Overview

The classic 2-star Howard Johnson Inn is set in the recreation district of Ocala. The hotel opened its doors in 1979 and was remodeled in 2012.

The convenient location close to a boat dock provides a quick access to The Insomniac Theater, Oakbrook Labyrinth and Bubba Raceway. The property is located 6 km away from Ocala city center with a college and a museum nearby.

The hotel boasts close proximity to restaurants and a theme park.

Howard Johnson Inn can be reached in 55 minutes by car from Gainesville Regional airport.

Rooms

This property offers 125 non-smoking guestrooms complete with individual climate control, a private toilet, a dressing area, a laptop safe and free wireless internet. Guests can make use of en suite bathrooms with a spa bathtub, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Offering a deluxe continental breakfast, the hotel invites guests to the bar. The onsite large restaurant entices with Italian dishes. Located in a natural area, Swampy's Bar & Grill and Apple's Bar & Grill serve a wide range of meals.

Services

Guests can make use of 24-hour front desk, shopping service and laundry as well as free self parking, a news stand and a storage room.

Relax

Spa facilities at Howard Johnson Inn include a wellness area, a sauna and a hot tub. For active guests fitness classes and a gym are provided.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   125.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Fitness center
  • Mini golf
  • Basketball

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Media

  • HBO available
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 4 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 15 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

3951 Northwest Blitchton Road, Ocala, United States, 34482

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City Center
  • Ocala
    3.2 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Swampy's Bar & Grill, Ocala (cuisine: American)
    1000 ft
  • Apple's Bar & Grill (cuisine: American)
    1000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    125

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
Size: 400 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: Double beds
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala Ocala location
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      Hotel Address:

      3951 Northwest Blitchton Road, Ocala, United States, 34482

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Ocala
        3.2 mi
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Swampy's Bar & Grill, Ocala (cuisine: American)
        1000 ft
      • Apple's Bar & Grill (cuisine: American)
        1000 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        125

      Howard Johnson Inn Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Divers Locker Inc - 1.9 mi

      Parks

      • Second Chance Community Park - 2.9 mi

      Local attractions

      • Silver Springs River - 3.2 mi
        Ocala, FL
      • Appleton Museum of Art - 6.7 mi
        4333 NE Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala
      • Wild Waters Waterpark - 7.8 mi
        5656 E. Silver Springs Boulevard, Silver Springs
      • Juniper Prairie Wilderness - 3.2 mi
        Ocala, FL
      • Juniper Creek - 7.8 mi
        Silver Springs, FL

      Restaurants nearby

      • Swampy's Bar & Grill, Ocala - 1000 ft

        Address: 3821 NW Bonnie Heath Blvd.

        65% likes this, based on 53 reviews
        Cuisine: American

      • Big Apple Eatery - 2800 ft

        Address: 4409 NW Blitchton Rd
        Phone: 352-622-7799

        73% likes this, based on 53 reviews

      • Apple's Bar & Grill - 1000 ft

        Address: 3810 NW Blitchton Road
        Phone: 352 622-7799

        59% likes this, based on 37 reviews
        Cuisine: American

      • Big Rascal's Bar-B-Q - 2800 ft

        Address: 3437 NW Blitchton Rd
        Phone: (352) 732-0344

        Cuisine: American

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        125
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      Howard Johnson Inn Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Howard Johnson Inn

      Average guest rating

      7.8out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 9 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Rooms
      7.0
      Service
      9.3
      Value
      7.0

      Guest reviews

      • Family with children
        9.2

        The inside of the room was updated. The staff were very nice and went oUt of their way to be helpful.

        The exterior needs to be updated to reflect the quality of the staff and interior areas.

      • Single
        8.8

        Went to an equestrian event , selections for the world equatrian events .I came into the hotel at night and it was very dark . It looked very intimidating . However I liked it. The hotel was clean and the bad was very comfortable .I felt safe and I was alone .

      • Group of friends
        6.6

        Was nice decent hotel. With Hi-Speed internet and TV with clean beds and bathroom it provided just what we needed.

      • Family with children
        4.2

        Location was where we wanted to be

        Overpriced and misleading write up for actual hotel. A motel at best description.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala Ocala location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      3951 Northwest Blitchton Road, Ocala, United States, 34482

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Ocala
        3.2 mi
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Swampy's Bar & Grill, Ocala (cuisine: American)
        1000 ft
      • Apple's Bar & Grill (cuisine: American)
        1000 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        125