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Howard Johnson Inn Jamaica JFK Airport NYC

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The only thing that I found a little strange of the hotel is that the room numbers were written on a piece of paper and taped to the doors.

Last minute change in plans so I chose to stay at this hotel. Close to the airport and courtesy shuttle service.

Convenient to the airport and free shuttle service back and forth. Also relatively inexpensive. The compromise is that if you have some extra time before your flight leaves, it's about one and one half hours into the city. The best way to handle that, if you have the time and energy, is to go back to Federal Circle via the shuttle, then take the subway/train into Manhattan. But that round trip is 2-3 hours.

Only choose the hotel for parking have to park on the street

Good value when travelling however we were very wary of the area and did not really feel that comfortable after 10.00pm. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Breakfast did not really offer too many healthy choices. Room/bathroom was nice and clean, a little crowded for two persons and it was quite noisy. It would be hard for me to recommend to a friend because of the area!

It was very noisy due to , the room was next to street. Parking space was limited.

I needed to overnight at an airport hotel after 18 hours of travel, before the last leg of my journey. I chose the hotel for the price and free airport shuttle. It turned out that the hotel is under renovation. All the rooms were sub-basement level. The hotel felt cramped and airless. However, the staff were amazing. They helped me with this weird little elevator they have, to get my luggage down (and up again) to the sub-basement level. The room was fine, just what I needed. Breakfast was good, though the dining area is small and cramped and got very crowded by 8am. (Eat breakfast from 6:30-7am to avoid the crowd). I would stay at this hotel again, when they have finished renovations. So, note to self - call ahead !

It was a reasonable price. Clean convenient. Husband and I use to have a quiet night without the children

This hotel is just 2 miles from rental car facility- Federal Circle which is very convenient for those would be flying early from JFK. Rate, Service & Comfort are value for money.

Had an early morning flight and wanted to be near the airport. Very nice room. Very convenient location. Dog friendly too! Although not a large amount of parking, there's plenty of nearby street parking. Also, not a bad area.

Good price, staff, and location. Room is clean, and comfortable. I will stay there again.

We stay here everytime we need to fly out of JFK early morning. The hotel is conveniently located close to the airport with free shuttle service. The rooms are clean and comfortable.

We have stayed in many hotels around the world and this one is among the "never go back" on our list. We froze outside waiting for the free shuttle and than the shuttle bus driver argued with us about not being in waiting in the right place (how did he finally find us to pick us up)? The night clerk was surly and "dust bunnies" were behind every piece of movable furniture (we had to the move things to find an electrical outlet). Good thing they gave us two pieces of miniature soap; otherwise we both couldn't have taken a shower. Make every effort to find another option if you are staying near JFK.

This is good hotel for price close to JFK.Staff is good.

Ok experience, elevator was not the best. Satisfied with overall value

Carpets are the worst I've seen in a hotel. The bed seemed wet when I got into it with a smell of mildew. I will not stay in another 2 star place. Terrible.

This is a terrible hotel. Their shuttle from JFK runs only until 10:30, so if your plane gets in late you have to take a cab that costs almost 20$. The staff was incredibly rude, like no one else I have ever met at a hotel. And the hotel is in a very bad neightborhood--the front desk is behind bullet-proof glass. I didn't feel safe. Finally, there were loud banging sounds all night that kept me from sleeping. I recommend never setting foot there.

It was okay, no meat for breakfast, and needed more pillows than 4, for a double bed room. Lol

The hotel in overall is good. Clean rooms, breakfast available to have it quick on the go, shuttle service invluded to/from airport etc. So everything you need for an overnight between your flights. The only thing I find expensive is hotel computer with internet (though wi-fi is available in rooms) and if you need to print out a document...

The room was wonderful.. The staff assisted with a smile. That's what i look for when i spend my money. I will def. Return in a few weeks, as a matter of fact everyone i go to Jamaica i will stay there..

153-95 Rockaway Blvd Jamaica NY

Howard Johnson Inn Jamaica JFK Airport NYC places you within a 15-minute drive of popular attractions such as Belmont Park and St. John's University. This 71-room hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. It's near the airport and also within a 15-minute drive of Citi Field.


Dining

Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.


Rooms

All of Howard Johnson Inn Jamaica JFK Airport NYC's 71 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and free local calls. TVs come with satellite channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Bathrooms offer hydromassage showers, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Safes, ironing boards, and desks are also standard.


Property features

At Howard Johnson Inn Jamaica JFK Airport NYC, guests have access to free WiFi in public areas, coffee in a common area, and express check-out. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free airport shuttle during limited hours. Front-desk staff are standing by 24/7 to assist with any requests. This hotel also has free newspapers.

Room options

Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room

Twin 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room

Twin 1 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Howard Johnson Inn Jamaica JFK Airport NYC

Everyone (2) Business (21) Couples (19) Family (16) Other (20) Friends (6)
3

great location, near the airport

Everyone

The only thing that I found a little strange of the hotel is that the room numbers were written on a piece of paper and taped to the doors.

By on Sep 28, 2016

3

nice hotel. walking distance from stores.

Everyone

Last minute change in plans so I chose to stay at this hotel. Close to the airport and courtesy shuttle service.

By , from Jamaica NY on Aug 1, 2016

3

the compromise

BusinessTravelers

Convenient to the airport and free shuttle service back and forth. Also relatively inexpensive. The compromise is that if you have some extra time before your flight leaves, it's about one and one half hours into the city. The best way to handle that, if you have the time and energy, is to go back to Federal Circle via the shuttle, then take the subway/train into Manhattan. But that round trip is 2-3 hours.

By , from LA, California on Jul 30, 2016

1

no parking

BusinessTravelers

Only choose the hotel for parking have to park on the street

By on Nov 18, 2015

4

travel

Couples

Good value when travelling however we were very wary of the area and did not really feel that comfortable after 10.00pm. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Breakfast did not really offer too many healthy choices. Room/bathroom was nice and clean, a little crowded for two persons and it was quite noisy. It would be hard for me to recommend to a friend because of the area!

By on Oct 30, 2015

2

family trip

Families

It was very noisy due to , the room was next to street. Parking space was limited.

By on Oct 24, 2015

3

post flight resting spot

BusinessTravelers

I needed to overnight at an airport hotel after 18 hours of travel, before the last leg of my journey. I chose the hotel for the price and free airport shuttle. It turned out that the hotel is under renovation. All the rooms were sub-basement level. The hotel felt cramped and airless. However, the staff were amazing. They helped me with this weird little elevator they have, to get my luggage down (and up again) to the sub-basement level. The room was fine, just what I needed. Breakfast was good, though the dining area is small and cramped and got very crowded by 8am. (Eat breakfast from 6:30-7am to avoid the crowd). I would stay at this hotel again, when they have finished renovations. So, note to self - call ahead !

By on Aug 12, 2015

3

couple getaway

Couples

It was a reasonable price. Clean convenient. Husband and I use to have a quiet night without the children

By on Nov 23, 2014

4

convenient for early flyers from jfk

Families

This hotel is just 2 miles from rental car facility- Federal Circle which is very convenient for those would be flying early from JFK. Rate, Service & Comfort are value for money.

By on Oct 4, 2014

5

very convenient!

Couples

Had an early morning flight and wanted to be near the airport. Very nice room. Very convenient location. Dog friendly too! Although not a large amount of parking, there's plenty of nearby street parking. Also, not a bad area.

By on Sep 11, 2014