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Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport

2.5 of 5 1500 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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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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Williamsburg, Virginia
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171 reviews 171 reviews
43 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel last December when we also booked our cruise departing from Ft. Lauderdale this past February. With the cold weather and the sudden crowds in Florida we are glad that we did. I cannot comment on room rates or value as we used Holiday Inn reward points to cover the cost. The hotel is located on Rt.... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently stayed here for two nights prior to a cruise. It is a great hotel with a very friendly staff in a good location. The gentleman working the late afternoon shift was particularly helpful. There are several good restaurants within walking distance. The breakfast is very nice and you can book a shuttle that wil take you to your... More 

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Utica, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location for pre cruise stay, staff is excellent, room was clean, good restaurants and shops are close by. The only thing to be a bit critical of would be the mornings free breakfast, it was ok but we didn't expect much from it anyway, coffee hit the spot though. Still we highly recommend this hotel.

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

Syracruselax, 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. We are the perfect location for all travelers as we are 3.5 miles from the airport and just blocks away from Broward County convention center and the cruise port. I apologize for the inconvenience... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good hotel for a one-night pre-cruise stay, but I wouldn't recommend it for anything much longer. For that particular purpose the location can't be beat. The room was basic and functional, although the circular "chair" in the corner of the room was kind of impractical and being "vertically-challenged", I had a hard time bending over the vessel... More 

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

Shortandsweet 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. I apologize for the inconvenience of not having an elevator available to you for a short period of time. We strive daily to provide all guests with the exceptional service they expect and deserve.... More 

Florida
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95 reviews 95 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not get a room anywhere in the area and those available had jacked up their prices for whatever reason. This place still had room and their rates were still decent. The color is weird, somewhat of a lime green, but the rooms and the service were excellent. Free parking. Free breakfast. Free wifi. I question the morning eggs but... More 

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

JNC-Florida Thank you for taking the time to share your review with others. It is such a pleasure to hear that all went well during your recent stay. We value you as a past guest and your comments are very important to us. We hope to have you back with us soon. Be sure and stop by the desk to... More 

Cayey, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel in another life was an apartment building or similar it only has one elevator(slow). The toilet was loose I almost fell while on it. The caulking around the bathroom was cracked, the shower curtain was ragged. For $180 a night is quite expensive as value is related. The pillows or better said meatball of foam will make take... More 

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

Chelotrip Thank you for taking the time to share a review. I am concerned about the issues you've mentioned. We value you as a past guest and your comments are very important to us. i would appreciate the opportunity to discuss your recent stay further. I can be reached at 954-728-2577 Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General Manager More 

The South
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Standard Holiday Inn very close to Port Everglades. There is only one elevator so if you are leaving for a cruise, plan on delays. Everett and Joseph at the front desk are friendly and informed about the area. There is within walking distance a Carraba's, Pei Wei, Shula Burger, Outback and for other items, a Walgreens and Publix. There is... 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. I am happy to hear that our location worked well for you. We hope to have you back with us soon. Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General Manager More 

Plattekill, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not like this hotel because there were tons of people from cruises there. People going up and down in elevator getting lost. Breakfast was good but too many people. You could hear people walking around in the middle of the night slamming their doors and talking loudly. I did like that the room was practical. Bathroom had hand... More 

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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 it. We are the perfect location for all travelers as we are just blocks from the Broward County convention center and cruise port. The Fort Lauderdale airport is 3.5 miles from the hotel. We value your business and appreciate your comments. Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General manager More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Front desk staff was efficient and very informative. Room was clean and a nice size. Breakfast was included in our stay and the dining area was well maintained by Margaret. It was kept very clean and well stock for a very busy area. Kiddos to Margaret. This is our 2nd time staying at this hotel location is great for staying... More 

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were unsure about coming to stay at this hotel, however we had a great stay here at this hotel and it was fairly close to everything that we were interested in. I am well pleased at our stay and the staff and amenities at this hotel.

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Address: 1500 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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Location: United States > Florida > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport 2.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise Hotel
Holiday Inn Ft Lauderdale
Holiday Inn Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale Holiday Inn
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#17 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#18 Family Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#20 Romantic Hotel in Fort Lauderdale

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