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Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport

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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed one night; were shuttled from the airport and then to the cruise terminal for a very reasonable price. We were able to walk around the area, eat locally, had a clean room, but somewhat worn. They were working when we were there and things may be being updated. As a family, breakfast was a plus and had a... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

E-mail customers service super good, face to face service even better. The room was spotless and is so much worth than the price you pay. Not to mention the great location with a lot of things to do within walking distance or a 5 minutes taxi. More than recommended!

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here April 13, 2015 for one night. There is a very large water treatment plant right next to hotel. Foul smell outside and permeated some of the indoor areas. Was told the treatment plant gets cleaned out every 5-6 weeks and the smell is there for approx. 2 days. Terrible!!! Also had a close view of a wall for... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel for easy access to the airport. A quick 8 minute early morning drive from hotel to rental car lot. AC was terribly noisy. I did not complain since i got in late and had to get up very early. I used the computers to print out my boarding pass - computer on the right was terribly... More 

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

Gabe West, Thank you for taking the time to share a review. I am pleased to hear that our location worked well for you. We value you as a past guest and your comment is taken seriously. I will review the concerns you had with the team to insure future guests do not encounter the same. In the meantime, I... More 

Vista, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was clean, the staff was friendly and helpful, the location is convenient for airport and cruise terminal but I was very disappointed to discover that my window view was a solid wall just a few feet away. Half of the rooms have this terrible view.

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

Thank you for taking the time to share a review. We value you as a past guest and your comment is very important to us. Unfortunately, our hotel has a building next door to us and some of our guest rooms are facing that building. However, our location is perfect for all travelers as we are just blocks from the... More 

Sharpsville, Pennsylvania, United States
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100 reviews 100 reviews
44 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has a nice shuttle that quickly comes to get you at the airport. Service was very good. List of restaurants in the area helped greatly. Elevator was very slow (even employees complained). Breakfast food was old and dry and no one was around during the 30 minutes I was there to ask about it.

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

We appreciate you taking the time to share a review with others. Although I am happy to hear that our shuttle service service was satisfying, I am concerned that you did not enjoy our complimentary hot buffet breakfast. We schedule a food attendant during our entire breakfast and someone is always available. I would appreciate an opportunity to speak with... More 

Nebraska
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third year to stay at this hotel before a cruise. They have a free shuttle from the airport and the taxi ride to the cruise terminal is under $10. It is a short walk to the water taxi, has a Walgreens next door, and several good restaurants nearby. The breakfast is good although a little crowded, but... More 

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

Greta9, Thank you for taking the time to share a review with others. We value you as a past guest and your comments are important to us. I am happy to hear that our location work well for you. We hope to have you back with us soon. Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General Manager More 

Bucks County, Pa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a one night stay before a cruise due to great proximity to the port, and the "Total Wine" store only 2 blocks away to let us pick up our allowed 2 bottles for the trip. Unfortunately despite calling several days prior to confirm our reservation and inform them we'd be arriving late, we arrived at midnight to find that... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to share a comment with others. We value you as a past guest and your comments are very important to us. I apologize that you did not receive the room type you requested. We make every effort to grant every guest room type request; however it is not always possible. I am... More 

Grand Haven, Michigan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very convenient to both the airport and cruise terminal. They offer free shuttles to both if you would like or you can easily catch a taxi, which is what we did. The staff was very friendly, with nice clean rooms. You can easily walk to area restaurant, etc. All the hotels are expensive here but, this was less than most.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share a review. It is nice to hear that all went well during your recent stay. We are the perfect location for all travelers as we are just minutes from the convention center and the Cruise port. We value your business and hope to have you back with us real soon! Warmest regards,... More 

Youngstown Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

horatiotripmaster, Thank you for sharing a review with others. It is a pleasure to hear that Joe and Marie were very helpful and attentive to your needs during your recent stay. We value you as a past guest and it is important to us that our guests are completely satisfied. I will be sure and share the good news with... More 

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