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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
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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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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is nothing special about this HI Express except it is quick and easy for a stay when you are going on a cruise. They have the standard buffet which is fine for my family of 4 with two teens. It will cost you around $17 for a taxi from the FLL airport for a family of 4 but the... More 

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

Townby, Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review. We are the perfect location for all travelers as we are just blocks from the cruise port and convention center. The Fort Lauderdale airport is 3.5 miles away. We value you as a past guest with us and we look forward to your next visit. Warmest regards,... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed one night prior to our cruise. We really enjoyed the location! We walked to the wine store, a Mexican restaurant that served us Vegan food (yay!) and we even walked to the pier. The hotel contracted with a service for fee to ride to the pier, but we wanted to walk- it was that close. The only complaint... 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 review. We appreciate you kind words of compliment. However, I am sorry to hear that your bathroom experience was not up to par. It's nice to know that it was taken care of once reported. We value you as a past guest with us and we look forward to... More 

Belleville, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Big shout out to Joseph the shuttle driver, very professional, very polite great driver. To David checked me in at the front desk, very professional, friendly and very sweet, and last but not least Everett, at the front desk in the morning, very friendly very professional to all of the guests he dealt with on this morning. The room was... More 

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

judytravels084, Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review. We appreciate you kind words of compliment. I will be sure and share the good news with David, Joseph and Everett! We value you as a past guest with us and we look forward to your next visit. Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General Manager More 

Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband and I stayed the night before our Feb. cruise. Room was large and clean. Only drawback was no view from window. We were looking at another building. Breakfast being provided was a plus and was decent with pretty good selection. Was not kept stocked during the busy time and not enough tables is the only complaint I had. The... More 

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

GladysF, Thank you for taking the time to share a kind review. It is such a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay and that you will be returning. We value you as a past guest and your comments are very important to us. I share share your concerns regarding the breakfast food being replenished and the limited... More 

Falls City, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here the night before our cruise out of Ft. Lauderdale. Free shuttle from Airport to Hotel was a plus. Shuttle service is available from hotel to cruise terminal for a fee...I think it was $8 per person. Hotel was nice for a nights stay and has a convenient location for cruisers.

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

asekula777, Thank you for taking the time to share a review with others. It is such a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We value you as a past guest and your comments are very important to us. Our Team strive daily to provide all guests with the exceptional service they expect and deserve during their stay. We... More 

Crystal Lake, IL
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We, my family and I, stayed here for one night. We arrived late, due to a late flight. Our room was ready but was on the first floor and the dark, dingy hallway made me a bit apprehensive. Once we arrived in the room, It looked up to the standard of all Holiday Inns. After a good night sleep, we... More 

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

Ihdive1, 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. The Team here strives daily to provide all guests with the exceptional service they expect and deserve. We are the perfect location for all travelers as we are located just blocks from the convention... More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

HI Express was like staying at 10 STAR hotel. Joseph, the guy at the front desk, Treated me and my partner like celebrities! Went out of his way to find a fine dining steak house for us and made reservations. Actually, the first place Jacksons was under renovations. Joseph tracked me down and gave us the bad news, but he... More 

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

RandyG, Thank you so much for your kind words of compliment! We appreciate you taking the time to share a review with others. We value you as a past guest and your comment is very important to us. I will be sure and share the good news with Joseph and the rest of our team. They strive daily to provide... More 

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

Thank you Joseph for making my recent business trip to beautiful Fort Lauderdale a pleasant experience. My room was ready and smelled wonderful. I had plenty of work space to prepare for my interview the following day. My ride to and from the airport was relaxing and very informative. My drive was more then accomodating with any questions I may... More 

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

Lisa C. Congratulations on your new job! Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review with others. It is such a pleasure to hear that all went well during your recent stay. I will be sure and share the good news with Joseph and the rest of our Team. They strive daily to provide excellent service... More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a lot of research into finding a hotel that met all the criteria that my wife and I were looking for we picked The Holiday Inn Express Cruise/Airport for our 1 night stay after a long 9hr drive to rest up for cruise. From the moment you walk on the front entrance you feel like you're in a 5-star... More 

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

PDF_12 Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review. We value you as a past guest and your comment is very important to us. I am pleased to hear that our location worked well for you. I will be sure and share the good news with Everett and the rest of our Team! Again, thank you... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Front desk attendant Joseph was extremely helpful to a business traveler in desperate need of printing services. The business center was unfortunately out of toner and the printer was out of service, yet, Joseph went above and beyond to assist me in printing crucial documents needed for the next morning. After his shift was over, the night attendant, Matt, continued... More 

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

gmhartse, Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review. It is such a pleasure to hear of the excellent customer service you received during your recent stay. I will be sure and share the good news with Joseph, Matt and the rest of our Team! Again, thank you for choosing to stay with us and we... More 

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