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Howard Johnson Inn - North Platte

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Everything we needed after a long day on the road. Great price. Clean room. Friendly desk employee. Movie theater right around the corner.

Check in and out front desk staff was very pleasant. Room had a small kitchen with full size refrigerator. Plenty of towels. Orange fabric draped on beds could have been a little cleaner or changed out for fresh linen. Breakfast next day was fine. Egg with cheese was a little strange (seemed very processed) but sausage gravy and biscuit and cereal selection was good. Would stay again.

I was expecting a hotel style, not a motel with room entrances to the outside. Because of that, the street outside was extra loud. Room was nice but not worth the price since I don't get much sleep because of the street noise.

The main reason I booked was because they advertised on orbitz they had laundry facilities. That was a no. We could see where they had been. Very disappointing !!

I just needed to spend one night on a road trip. The room was clean and the breakfast was good. The beds were comfortable.

Only stayed overnight passing thru. In comparing this motel to others in the same class I'd say it's about a 2. Room was old and kinda dumpy. Toilet was small. Shower was low so you have to crouch (I'm only 5'7). Not sure what was going on outside but cars seemed to be racing around on the street. There has to be a better choice nearby. I was in a pinch and they had a room, not surprisingly. Free breakfast was just ok. Grabbed a couple extra donuts for my drive and split. I wouldn't stay here with my wife and kids. And probably not if I was passing thru on my own again.

we had flies in first room, next room had dirty tub/shower and the beds were not very comfortable. the continental breakfast was just ok.

Beds were hard, sink was cracked with rust stains and the room smelled, had to buy a can of air freshener just to stay one night. Originally booked five nights canceled after one night.

Just an overnight - nothing special. Just needed a bed for the night - would stay again if I was in the area for the price.

Was not happy at all. WiFi would not connect from our room for more than five minutes. Tried on 6 different devices without any success. TV was not wired to the cable box correctly so no TV, except I had an HDMI cable that worked. A/C leaked onto the carpet. Coffee maker cord was not long enough to reach the outlet. Had just been painted, both towel racks came off the wall at first use.,

Wanted a cheap hotel for the night. So it fit my budget. Could use a few updates, mainly to bathtub. But otherwise fit what was needed for the night.

Pretty expensive, more than I've spent at much nicer hotels, but I guess you can't complain when you don't want to drive in a snow storm. The room was clean, just old and with an outside door.

Friendly staff and clean hotel :-) the breakfast was filling, delicious and plenty of variety

Very outdated and in need of a lot tlc. Ants on the floor. Mold in the bathroom. Expected much more out of a major chain motel.

You got what you paid for. The staff was nice and the room was clean:

I had to drive to North Platte for an emergency issue and needed a place to stay. Just needed a bed. Bed was comfortable, lights were ok, air conditioning was perfect, wifi worked great. Issues: a giant crusty dead bug was stuck to the ceiling....not sure how housekeeping could have missed that on a white ceiling... it was gross... I hit it off and then parts of the ceiling came down with it..., TV stopped playing like 15 minutes into watching, some things were strewn about the room when I got in... some placard, the bag holder (whatever that is called), and the phone. Overall I think that for what I needed the room was fine, would I have liked a bit nicer care of the room? Absolutely.

I was impressed with the friendly staff. Thier recommendations were spot on. Will remember on my way home from Montana.

This hotel needs a renovation overhaul. Not to mention the garbage and cigarette butts around. There were stains in the white towels. The cost definitely did not match the quality. Very friendly staff though.

Mold in showers had to switch rooms. Pool needs attention. And the bathrooms for the pool where disgusting. Will not stay there again

Dirty, out-dated, dimly-lit. They said they were starting a remodel, it is badly needed.

1211 S Dewey I 80 Exit 177 North Platte NE

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Fitness center

Howard Johnson Inn - North Platte places you within a mile (2 km) of North Platte Area Children's Museum and America's 20th Century Veterans' Memorial. This 74-room hotel has free breakfast along with conveniences like free in-room WiFi and free self parking. River's Edge Golf Club is also 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.


Dining

Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning.


Rooms

All 74 air-conditioned rooms feature microwaves and free local calls. Guests can expect free WiFi and TVs with cable channels.


Property features

A fitness center and free WiFi in public areas are features at Howard Johnson Inn - North Platte. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. Front-desk staff are standing by 24/7 to assist with any requests.

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Howard Johnson Inn - North Platte

Everyone (5) Couples (10) Business (1) Family (12) Other (6)
4

exactly what you need - perfect for the price

Everyone

Everything we needed after a long day on the road. Great price. Clean room. Friendly desk employee. Movie theater right around the corner.

By on Jan 2, 2018

Review comment responded on Jan 9, 2018

Thank you for letting us know about your stay at the Howard Johnson in North Platte. We are glad to hear you had a good stay with us. We hope you will stay with us again when you are in our area. Best wishes.

5

perfect for a night

Everyone

Check in and out front desk staff was very pleasant. Room had a small kitchen with full size refrigerator. Plenty of towels. Orange fabric draped on beds could have been a little cleaner or changed out for fresh linen. Breakfast next day was fine. Egg with cheese was a little strange (seemed very processed) but sausage gravy and biscuit and cereal selection was good. Would stay again.

By , from Denver on Dec 24, 2017

Review comment responded on Feb 7, 2018

Thank you for letting us know about your stay at our Howard Johnson. We did make note of your concern about the orange scarves and I have notified our housekeeping staff to look for those and make sure they are cleaned. We hope to see you again real soon. Best wishes

3

too loud of a location

Everyone

I was expecting a hotel style, not a motel with room entrances to the outside. Because of that, the street outside was extra loud. Room was nice but not worth the price since I don't get much sleep because of the street noise.

By on May 23, 2017

3

nice room no laundry

Everyone

The main reason I booked was because they advertised on orbitz they had laundry facilities. That was a no. We could see where they had been. Very disappointing !!

By , from benton AR on Oct 15, 2016

4

just what we needed

Everyone

I just needed to spend one night on a road trip. The room was clean and the breakfast was good. The beds were comfortable.

By on Jun 28, 2016

3

one nighter

Singles

Only stayed overnight passing thru. In comparing this motel to others in the same class I'd say it's about a 2. Room was old and kinda dumpy. Toilet was small. Shower was low so you have to crouch (I'm only 5'7). Not sure what was going on outside but cars seemed to be racing around on the street. There has to be a better choice nearby. I was in a pinch and they had a room, not surprisingly. Free breakfast was just ok. Grabbed a couple extra donuts for my drive and split. I wouldn't stay here with my wife and kids. And probably not if I was passing thru on my own again.

By on Dec 1, 2015

1

we started in one room but had to relocate due to flies in the room. the next room had a dirty bath

Couples

we had flies in first room, next room had dirty tub/shower and the beds were not very comfortable. the continental breakfast was just ok.

By on Sep 29, 2015

2

funeral trip

Couples

Beds were hard, sink was cracked with rust stains and the room smelled, had to buy a can of air freshener just to stay one night. Originally booked five nights canceled after one night.

By on Sep 18, 2015

3

just an overnight

Couples

Just an overnight - nothing special. Just needed a bed for the night - would stay again if I was in the area for the price.

By on Aug 5, 2015

2

old, ill-kept,

Families

Was not happy at all. WiFi would not connect from our room for more than five minutes. Tried on 6 different devices without any success. TV was not wired to the cable box correctly so no TV, except I had an HDMI cable that worked. A/C leaked onto the carpet. Coffee maker cord was not long enough to reach the outlet. Had just been painted, both towel racks came off the wall at first use.,

By on Jul 25, 2015