Howard Johnson Inn - Ocala

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

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Picnic area/ Tables

Lobby bar

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Heated 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 a minibar, a private toilet, heating, a writing desk and a laptop safe. Guests can make use of en suite bathrooms with guest toiletries, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a complimentary continental breakfast is served. The property offers an air-conditioned restaurant serving Italian cuisine. Swampy's Bar & Grill and Apple's Bar & Grill are located within 300 meters away.

Services

Guests will benefit from free self parking, a news stand and a baggage storage along with 24-hour front desk, shopping service and laundry.

Relax

Howard Johnson Inn offers a golf course, a picnic area and a heated swimming pool to ensure guests' comfortable stay. On-site amenities for fitness include fitness classes and a gym.

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

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Vending machines
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Water sports
  • Basketball
  • Mini golf

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

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

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • HBO available
  • 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, Marion, Ocala, United States, 34482

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City Center
  • Ocala
    5.2 km
Airports
  • Gainesville Regional (GNV)
    54.1 km
  • Orlando Sanford Intl (SFB)
    104.1 km
Restaurants
  • Swampy's Bar & Grill, Ocala (cuisine: American)
    280 m
  • Apple's Bar & Grill (cuisine: American)
    290 m
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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Double Room
Bed type: Double beds
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Room facilities
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    Queen Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds or 2 Queen-size beds
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    NonSmoking Room W/2 Queen Size Beds/Coffeemaker/Hairdryer/HSIA/Work Area/Free Newspaper/Cordless Pho

    Room facilities
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      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: Double beds
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      • Shower
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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, Marion, Ocala, United States, 34482

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Ocala
          5.2 km
        Airports
        • Gainesville Regional (GNV)
          54.1 km
        • Orlando Sanford Intl (SFB)
          104.1 km
        Restaurants
        • Swampy's Bar & Grill, Ocala (cuisine: American)
          280 m
        • Apple's Bar & Grill (cuisine: American)
          290 m
        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 - 3.0 km

        Parks

        • Second Chance Community Park - 4.6 km

        Local attractions

        • Silver Springs River - 5.1 km
          Ocala, FL
        • Appleton Museum of Art - 10.8 km
          4333 NE Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala
        • Wild Waters Waterpark - 12.6 km
          5656 E. Silver Springs Boulevard, Silver Springs
        • Juniper Prairie Wilderness - 5.1 km
          Ocala, FL
        • Juniper Creek - 12.5 km
          Silver Springs, FL

        Restaurants nearby

        • Swampy's Bar & Grill, Ocala - 280 m

          Address: 3821 NW Bonnie Heath Blvd.

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

        • Big Apple Eatery - 830 m

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

          73% likes this, based on 53 reviews

        • Apple's Bar & Grill - 290 m

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

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

        • Big Rascal's Bar-B-Q - 830 m

          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
        Hotels nearby
        Days Inn Ocala
        2 stars
        0.2 km
        Travelodge Ocala
        2 stars
        3 km
        Sleep Inn Leesburg
        2 stars
        50 km

        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, Marion, Ocala, United States, 34482

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Ocala
          5.2 km
        Airports
        • Gainesville Regional (GNV)
          54.1 km
        • Orlando Sanford Intl (SFB)
          104.1 km
        Restaurants
        • Swampy's Bar & Grill, Ocala (cuisine: American)
          280 m
        • Apple's Bar & Grill (cuisine: American)
          290 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of rooms:
          125