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    And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    Aside from the innumerable problems that HoJo gave us even before we got our rooms (Not picking up the phone for a week straight, telling us to our face that we ordered regular rooms instead of suites, lying about which rooms are available...), here's a small list of what was in our room that was NASTY AND DISGUSTING:

    Just remember: This is our HOME OFFICE. You know, where professional businessmen go to sleep and work online. For the record, our internet didn't work.



    The sink was broken. If we kept the drain in there, it would flood.



    THERE WAS HAIR ALREADY ON THE HAIR DRYER.



    The wallpaper was peeling off, and bubbling all over the place.



    Stains, stains everywhere.



    There was this blue/green goop stuff on the wires for the TV. We were afraid to touch it.



    Fire alarm didn't work.



    (This was hilarious) The shower head was held together by TAPE!



    There was mold in the shower area.



    MEET HERBERT THE DEAD BUG! He was in the shower. He managed to stay there for at least 4 showers. I think he still might be there.



    The doors were cracking and breaking.



    I'll let you guess what these are. Give up? It's duck sauce and soy sauce from someone's Chinese dinner. AWESOME. /sarcasm



    The emergency sprinkler system was falling out. We lol'd.


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    Re: And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    nice pics Zell. They should be turned in to the local police for unfit, unsafe and an unhealthy living environment. That place should be shut down.


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    Re: And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    damn that sucks my room was fine

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    Re: And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    Did you guys have dirt stains in your shower before anyone even took a shower? We did. Our room probably wasn't quite as bad as yours, though. Nicky or Courtney, I hope you guys are contacting HQ and letting them know about how horrible our stay was at that HoJo.

    Even if that hotel was chosen next time, I'd opt to just pay more and travel slightly further to that nice-looking Holiday Inn up the street.

    Never again.

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    Re: And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    To be fair, the only problem with my room was the cigarette burns on the rug near the door. And the price. Definitely not a $109 a night hotel.

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    Re: And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    Seeing the disgusting hell-hole I spent two of my nights in is nice and all, but I would like to see the pics you got from the LAN.

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    Re: And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    Quote Originally Posted by lunatic View Post
    Seeing the disgusting hell-hole I spent two of my nights in is nice and all, but I would like to see the pics you got from the LAN.
    AWIEFJAFIOWJHAFIOHouihfofahsoi;aheawe


    Fine, I'll post them.

    Even the ones from the...*ahem* disposable camera.

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    Re: And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    tyvm for posting these, zell. everyone should feel the pain of the disgustingness as we did.
    ps- i miss herbert. lol.


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    Re: And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    Don't forget that our toilet was unable to flush anything solid, which put ours out of commission for a brief period of time.

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    Re: And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    Ours sounded like Hurricane WTF.

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    Re: And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    So did ours when someone used the shower, to clarify things , our room was not as terrible as Zells. We did have Mold in our BATHROOM.


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    Re: And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    glad ive never been to a howard johnson, or even heard of them before

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    Re: And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    Quote Originally Posted by lunatic View Post
    Don't forget that our toilet was unable to flush anything solid, which put ours out of commission for a brief period of time.
    our toilet was so powerful it would actually spray water out of it after every flush. we actually would close the lid every time we flushed it too, it would suck if you forgot.

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    Re: And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    Our room was just a little scheevy.

    Nicky or Courtney, I hope you guys are contacting HQ and letting them know about how horrible our stay was at that HoJo.
    Courtney called yesterday and complained but everyone else should call on their own behalf.

    I know some of your guys rooms sucked and I apologize for that. Just remember we all voted on this and the vote was pretty much unanimous to stay here. Next time we'll choose some other place. It's not a huge deal to stay a little further down.
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    Re: And this is why HoJo isn't awesome.

    I think the problem is that most of us that have stayed in Howard Johnson's before and they were all pretty nice. This one was just sketchy as hell and pretty disgusting lol.

    Not a big deal though, now we know, next year I vote for a hotel with a bar!
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