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Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1500 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed overnight before a cruise and Amelia at the front desk was completely awesome. We called for extra towels, ice bucket and a few other requests and each time she was more then accommodating!! Every staff member was very helpful and made our stay enjoyable. We will be back again. Amelia is a true asset to your business and... More

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Mount Pleasant
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

many thanks to mgr miss Gloria for her commitment to our comfort and happiness during our visits. we stayed one night before our flight and another upon our return from the DR. special thanks to mr Everett for his attention, ms denise,and ms Margaret, and ms Amelia .everyone made us welcome with sincere efforts.they define customer service, ms Gloria deserves... More

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

Guy H (Mount Pleasant), Wow! Thank you so much for your kind words of compliment! What a pleasure to hear that we were successful in our efforts to provide you and all guests with the exceptional service you expect and deserve while staying with us. The Team strives daily to welcome our guests with a smile and allow them a... More

Jacksboro, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience for the most part. Tamara at the front desk was exceptionally kind and helpful. We really had only one complaint. The free breakfast was very upsetting. I saw the attendant and told her she was out of a couple of things and asked if she had more. She got in my face and got REALLY... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in Ft. Lauderdale many times, but never at this hotel. I chose this hotel as I had an early flight out the next morning and wanted to be close to the airport. It was a good location as it was about 5-10 minutes to the airport and only about a mile from the beach. The front lobby... More

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

Shutterbug44, Although I am pleased to hear that our location was perfect for you. I am concerned about the problem with your reservation. Please accept my sincere apology for the less than satisfactory service you experience in regards to your reservation confirmation. If you were quoted a AAA rates you certainly should have received that rate and your card should... More

Taylorsville, Utah
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not three words you often see together in a review but this really fit the bill. Being at a cruise port I expected it to busy but didn't expect it like this. But despite two HUGE cruise groups at the hotel and sister properties they were quick and efficient in checking us in and taking care of our needs. The... More

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

Modeerf (Taylorsville, Utah), Thank you for your review. We are truly an extremely busy hotel...especially pre/post cruise days! We appreciate the business. Your comment is so important to us. Again, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. I will be sure and share the good news with the Team! I hope to have you back... More

Perth, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely stay here, even for one night. The hotel shuttle collected us from the airport and on arrival were welcomed by Everett at the front desk....lovely gentleman! Our room was clean and spacious. We used the laundry at the hotel next door and had dinner at a place just over the road. Breakfast was included but we slept... More

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

Lioness64, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your recent experience with others. We are pleased to hear that you would recommend our hotel to other pre-cruisers. We are the perfect place for all travelers as we are just minutes from the Fort Lauderdale airport, Broward county convention center and Port Everglades cruise port. We are surrounded... More

Greenville, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Holiday Inn did a wonderful job with the new decorating. The check in was so easy and the young lady at the check in was most helpful. She had a group in front of us that was most difficult and she took care of it in a very professional way. The room was great, comfortable and clean. The hot breakfast was... More

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Galveston, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 Cruise-Airport, 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 July 16, 2014

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 Cruise-Airport, 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

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

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 Cruise-Airport, 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

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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*
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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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