Owners: Ron and Kathy Gorby

Call: 419-222-0004 or 877-360-8779

1920 Roschman Ave., Lima, Ohio 45804

Special Events

The Howard Johnson of Lima is proud to be the offical hotel partner of Ohio Sprint Speedweeks and Waynesfield Raceway Park!

The Howard Johnson is the perfect place to stay when racing in the Lima area.  We are...

October 23, 2020 to October 25, 2020

Join us in welcoming one the largest 4-Wheel Jamborees in the Midwest as they return to Lima in 2020. 35 Years the Lucas Oil 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals has entertained thousands of fans who make their way...

June 14, 2019 to June 22, 2019

The Howard Johnson of Lima is the Place to stay during the Ohio Sprint Speedweeks.  In 2018- 6 of the 8 speedweeks races were won by Howard Johnson guests!  Congratulations to Rico Abreu, Kyle Larson, Randy Hannigan, Dale...

December 31, 2020

Bring in the new year with us! 

Hors D'Oeuvres 5:30pm-6:30pm

Prime Rib Buffet 7:00pm-8:30pm

Open Bar/ Live Band Free Rider 9:00pm-1:00am...

July 31, 2020 to August 01, 2020

Once again in 2020 the greatest flat track motorcycle racers in the country return to Lima for the famous Lima Half Mile!  Come watch one of the most anticipated and prestigious event on the AMA flat...

January 16, 2019 to January 21, 2019

Welcome Quilter enthusiast-

Here at the Howard Johnson we are blessed to hold the largest quilting retreat in are area. The West Central Ohio Quilters Guild has been around for 35 years and has over 150 members....

August 16, 2019 to August 24, 2019


The jingle we have all grown up with and loved is back- that is right the Allen County Fair is right around the corner. August 16-...

November 29, 2018

Heart of It all Cattle Show

Thanksgiving time isn't just for the turkey. At the Allen County Fair Grounds you can find dedicated kids out in the cattle barns- prepping for the Heart of It all Cattle Show. 


January 09, 2017 to January 14, 2017

Hot Shoes of HoJo at the 2017 Chili Bowl Nationals

The Howard Johnson Lima is excited to announce that 3 of the top driver in the world will be sporting the Howard Johnson-Lima logo at the 2017 running of...

September 20, 2019 to September 21, 2019

Max's 40th Annual Rebel Run car show at the Allen County Fairgrounds. This annual event is for car, truck, and motercycle enthusiasts! It offers a little bit of everything: Live music, Food Vendors, Parts Vendors, Muffler...

July 19, 2019 to July 21, 2019

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