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Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1500 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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Ranked #29 of 134 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Stagalv_10 Galveston, Texas
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Galveston, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you come to this hotel with your expectations real you will be satisfied. It has a great location, you can park for free very near the front door, you get a nice room and a decent free breakfast to start your day. On this trip I honestly chose this hotel over the Hilton down the street which was only... More

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise, responded to this review

Stagly_110, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with others. We are the perfect location for all travelers as we are just blocks from the entrance of the Cruise Port and Broward County Convention Center. The Fort Lauderdale airport is 3.5 miles from us and the beach is less than 2 miles! I am happy to... More

Aurora, Colorado
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room leaked when it rained. My suitcase was sitting in the corner of the room and got wet from a leak in the ceiling. The ceiling had 2 "water marks" that appeared moldy Shower drain slow. However the staff was friendly.

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise, responded to this review

Skm0868, We appreciate you taking the time to share a review. However, I am concerned about your unfortunate experience in regards to a water leak in your room. It is unpredictable when things like this may happen and we thank you for reporting this to our FD. This allowed staff to determine just what caused the problem and immediately correct... More

stockton on tees
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this on the internet with no problems.We travelled by van from Orlando which dropped us off at another Holiday Inn and they got us a taxi to come to this one. We had a good welcome and were quickly booked in, we had a room on the corner, we could see over to the river , and a... More

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise, responded to this review

Shelias434, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience while staying with us. It is such a pleasure to hear that all went well during your visit. The team strive daily to provide all guests with the exceptional service they expect and deserve while staying at the Holiday Inn Express Convention Center hotel. We value your business... More

Jacksboro, Tennessee
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of 4 stayed here for 2 nights, pre-cruise stay. The staff went out of their way to make us feel at home and comfortable. The rooms were very clean and well maintained. You cannot beat the location as there is a shopping area right across the street and a Walgreens just a few blocks down. Right in front... More

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise, responded to this review

Arthur H, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience during your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express-Cruise-Airport. We value you as a past guest and your comment is very important to us. Our location is perfect for all travelers. We are just minutes from the cruise port entrance and the convention center. The hotel is surrounded... More

Greenville, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is for the Holiday Inn Express Ft Lauderdale Cruise-Airport. This is a really nice hotel - new and clean. Everything works as it should, and it is elegant as well. The price we paid was remarkably low for such a nice place. The area is quite good also - plenty of restaurants within walking distance. It is not... More

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise, responded to this review

Quantum12345, Thank you so much for your kind words of compliment. It is a pleasure to hear that all went well during your recent stay with us. We value you as a past guest and your comment is very important to us. The Team strives daily to provide our guests with the excellent service they expect and deserve during their... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

stayed here pre cruise for one night in may. such a perfect hotel because of its location. so many food options jus across. they also have a mall right across. the shuttle to cruise port took under 10 minutes. room was clean and spacious. breakfast was included in the price was worth it only because of that. if i had... More

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise, responded to this review

Usheeta, I am happy to hear that our location worked well for you. The Holiday Inn Express Cruise-Airport hotel is the perfect location for all travelers. We are 3.5 miles from Fort Lauderdale airport, less than 2 miles from downtown and the beach. The Broward County Convention Center is just blocks away. The entrance of Port Everglades cruise port is... More

1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Ive always enjoyed staying at holiday inn express, this one wasn't any different. Tamara at the front desk really made the whole experience great. She made sure we were taken care of in terms of our room being clean, telling us about things to do and the hot spot resturaunts, scheduling the shuttle for pick up etc. I'll definitely be... More

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise, responded to this review

Janine D., Thank you for sharing your recent experience while staying at the Holiday Inn Express-Airport-Cruise hotel. We value you as a past guest and your comments are very important to us. I will be sure and share you kind words of compliment with Tamara and the rest of our Team. They work very hard to ensure that all guests... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Had a 9 hour layover in Fort Lauderdale on way to Europe. Pricelined this hotel and was completely satisfied with our stay. The entire staff was very friendly and accommodating from first impressions to the minute we left. The facilities were clean, well kept and comfortable. 5 stars to this location! Thank you!

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise, responded to this review

CHARLESandMICHELLE, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your recent experience with others. Our entire staff strive daily to provide all guests with the exceptional service they expect and deserve while staying with us. We value you as a past guest and your comments are very important to us. I will share your kind words of compliment... More

Meridian, Mississippi
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I stayed in the hotel the night before the cruise and left the vehicle parked at the hotel for the duration of the cruise. Everyone was very nice and the accommodations were excellent. My car battery was dead when we got back so I went inside to see if anyone could help jump start the car (I had jumper cables).... More

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise, responded to this review

DBuck4433, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with others. It's nice to hear that all went well during your stay. I will be sure and share your kind words of compliment with Tamara and the rest of our Team. We strive daily to provide all guests with the exceptional service they expect and deserve while... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is a great little hotel stayed here the night before our cruise boat was set to sail. Good price and includes breakfast, the breakfast area is a bit small and it's only one elevator in the building and it runs very slow the hotel hallway's are very hot, or than that the staff was great the rooms are clean... More

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise, responded to this review

Brandy P., Thank you so much for taking the time to share you recent experience while staying at the Holiday Inn Express Cruise-Airport Hotel. It is such a pleasure to hear that all went well. Our location is perfect for all travelers as we are just minutes from the entrance of Port Everglades Cruise port and Broward County Convention Center.... More

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Address: 1500 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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Location: United States > Florida > Fort Lauderdale
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#8 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale #30 Romantic Hotel in Fort Lauderdale #33 Family Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
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Discover the Holiday Inn Express Fort Lauderdale hotel, an unsurpassed option among hotels near the Broward County Convention Center, Port Everglades and the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport. We are located in the heart of it all and offer a 24 hour complimentary airport shuttle. We are located one block from the north entrance of Port Everglades. Dozens of great restaurants are within walking distance. Our premiere location is also just 2 blks. From the Broward County Convention Center and adjacent to two large shopping centers. For only $1.75 Per person, any guest may catch the bus to Fort Lauderdale Beach or to the Galleria Mall right from the front of our hotel! Enjoy a tour of the Venice of America on the Water Taxi. We are a 3 minute walk to the nearest stop. We are the closest Holiday Inn to the Las Olas Riverfront & Shops at Las Olas. Our beautifully appointed guest rooms are designed with your comfort in mind. Each room is equipped with the comforts of home-- in-room coffeemaker, hairdryer, refrigerator, microwave, iron/ironing board, 32'' remote controlled cable TV (70 channels with HBO), and complimentary WiFi. Enjoy a unique hot buffet breakfast experience at our new Express Start breakfast bar served every morning in our lobby from 6:30am-9:30am weekday and 6:30am-10:00am weekends. We feature a great selection of fruit, juices, cereals, bagels, muffins, omelets or scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, yogurt, fluffy biscuits and hot pancakes. Relax in comfort in our 100% non-smoking facility. ... more   less 
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