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Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Youngstown Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were very pleased with our pre cruise stay at the Holiday Inn Express. The night manager, Joe, had all of the answers to our questions, plus great restaurant recommendations within walking distance. This Holiday Inn is very conveniently located to shopping ( in case you forgot something) and to a wide variety of restaurants from seafood to Asian. Speaking... More 

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Calgary
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88 reviews 88 reviews
24 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As pre-cruise hotels are worth their weight in gold, this property has a lot of value. Its location is excellent, rooms are large and clean, and the breakfast is a nice touch. I just wouldn't mind a little less of them taking advantage of the cruisers - the room that I paid $339 for before the cruise cost $189 after.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Benefits: 1. Complimentary airport shuttle runs 24/7. Recommend calling hotel once you have your baggage to ensure timely pick-up. 2. Close to airport & Port Everglades. 3. Hotel has third party shuttle service for $8/per person to transport to & from cruise lines. 4. Complimentary breakfast has wide selections. 5. No pool but their sister hotel Comfort Suites is a... More 

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Foothill Ranch, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yo couldn't ask for a more convenient location for next day cruise embarkation out of Port Everglades. Clean and comfortable, good hot breakfast, restauants within waling distance and friendly front desk staff. Easy low cost shuttle to port on cruise day.

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Calgary, Canada
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238 reviews 238 reviews
23 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were starting a cruise from Ft Lauderdale so we picked this hotel as it was close to the port terminal. We actually walked from the hotel to the terminal (our embarkation had been delayed so we had lots of extra time). The hotel staff was great - everyone was friendly and helpful. Room was clean, nice, decently appointed -... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was very clean and was recently painted. The room maid staff was very friendly and competent. The free breakfast was ordinary - same ol' same ol' across all Holiday Inn Express-es in the US. I do not understand why in Europe the breakfasts are a notch above the ones in the US - I guess it is what... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Dear Travel33871, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit at our hotel. I am happy that you noticed the cleanliness of the property. I also appreciate and wish to thank you for the kind comments towards the staff. However, I am sincerely sorry for the issues had with the internet connection. I am also truly sorry to hear... More 

cleveland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to the airport got our luggage and called for the free hotel shuttle. Denise arrived in about 15 minutes and was great at pointing out things on the way to the hotel. We arrived at 9:30 and expected the room not to be ready, it wasn't. We secured our luggage with them and walked across the street to... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had to go to Fort Lauderdale for last minute business meetings, and this hotel was close to where I needed to be. It's ok for that purpose, or maybe one night prior to a cruise, but if you're expecting a vacation get-a-way, it might be best to consider other options. I had no issues during my stay, but it does... More 

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

Thugsdaddy, Thank you for taking the time to share a review. We are the perfect location for all travelers as we are 3.5 miles from the airport and just minutes away from the cruise port and convention center. I am pleased to hear that our location worked well for you. Our team strive daily to provide exceptional service to all... More 

Rochester, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this Holiday Inn Express for one night pre-cruise out of Port Everglades and were very satisfied. The hotel was clean, well maintained, and provided a good breakfast the next morning. We were particularly taken by the friendliness of all the staff we ran into. The hotel was clearly very busy with guests much like us – about... More 

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

ToferMike, Thank you for taking the time to share a review. We value you as a past guest and your comments are very important to us. Certainly hope to have you back with us soon. Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General Manager More 

Denton, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms were very nice, the breakfast was excellent, but the customer service was outstanding! From Gloria Williams, the manager to Marclyne and Everett at the front desk, we found people who really understood customer service. They took care of our much delayed arrival due to a late flight, airport pickup, cruise shuttle scheduling, including changes, and a late checkout... More 

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