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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, Canada
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109 reviews 109 reviews
17 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is in a great location for pre-cruisers. Dining options nearby, shopping and even a Walgreen's for last minute items. Room was clean, breakfast was typical. Shuttle to cruise ship pier is $8 per person, it is a five minute ride. We took a taxi for the four of us, with a brief run into Walgreen's included and it cost... More 

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Southside Virginia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
50 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent one night at this hotel prior to leaving Ft. Lauderdale for a 2 week cruise. All our experiences at the hotel were positive and we would recommend staying here. The shuttle transferring us from the airport arrived in a timely manner and when we reached the hotel around noon, our room was ready. The shuttle driver was friendly... More 

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

Rouseabout, Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review. We are pleased to hear that you were satisfied with your recent stay with us. We value you as a past guest and your comment is very important to us. Our location is perfect for all Travelers as we are just 3.5 miles from the Fort Lauderdale... More 

Wellington, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The property is in an easy location for walking to the convention center. Plus, the people there couldn't be more accommodating to their guests! The rooms are clean and maintained very well, the breakfast excellent, and there are lots of restaurants nearby as well.

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

Lynda R., Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review. We are pleased to hear that you were satisfied with your recent stay. We are the perfect location for all travelers are we are just blocks from the Cruise port entrance and 3.5 miles from the Fort Lauderdale airport. We are surrounded by so many great... More 

Washington State
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Margaret, the shuttle driver and Joseph the front desk person were fabulous! They both went above and beyond for us. We were two very tired people and created a challenge for Margaret to pick us up at the airport. She went out of her way to accommodate us and Joseph was instrumental in coordinating all of this. They were great!... 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 your taking the time to share a review. We appreciate your kind words of compliment. It is such a pleasure to hear that our location and accommodations worked well for you. I will be sure and share the good news with Margaret, Joseph and the rest of our Team! We value you as a past... More 

Kelowna, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hotel is in a great location for pre cruise holiday. Restaurants and Starbucks within walking distance. Total Wines and grocery stores easy walk from hotel. Room was extremely comfortable and offered free wifi. We didn't take advantage of complimentary breakfast as we walked across the street to bagel cafe and starbucks. Front desk staff was polite and helpful.

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

6ixpack, Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review. It is such a pleasure to hear that our location and accommodations worked well for you. I will be sure and share the good news with our Team! We value you as a past guest and look forward to your future visits. Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General... More 

Converse, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited the hotel for one week to attend a conference at the Convention Center (one block away). Upon arrival, telephoned hotel and within minutes the hotel shuttle (Denise) arrived. About ten minutes to the hotel and was met by Everrett (who served in the Navy...AF still loves him!). Quick check-in and discussion of things to in the area. Next encounter... 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 your kind words of compliment. It is such a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I will be sure and share the good news with Denise, Everett and the rest of our Team! We value you as a past guest and look forward to your future visits. Warmest regards, Gloria... More 

Oakland, CA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel prior to our cruise. When we arrived after 1 in the morning we were pretty upset to find out that the elevator was broken & that we were on the 5th floor. It's a Holiday Inn so no bellman. We wanted a king size bed so didn't want to take a room on a lower floor.... More 

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

Traveljps, Thank you so much for your kind words of compliment. It is such a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I will be sure and share the good news with Joseph and the rest of our Team! We value you as a past guest and your comments are very important to us. I apologize... More 

New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Deann K, Thank you so much for your kind words of compliment. It is such a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I will be sure and share the good news with our Team! We value you as a repeat guest and look forward to your future visits. Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General Manager More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

JorgeCortezB, Thank you so much for your kind words of compliment. It is such a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I will be sure and share the good news with our Team! We value you as a past guest and look forward to your return visits. Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General Manager More 

West Bloomfield, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Dear soccerteamtraveler, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Guest comfort and satisfaction are of the utmost concern to us and our hotel is committed to making every possible effort to provide comfortable, clean and friendly accommodations. It seems that we were not able to execute an exemplary hotel stay with regard to the unpleasant odor coming... More 

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