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Days Inn Orlando Universal Maingate

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2011

I happened to stay here for 3 nights. The rooms were good and were worth the money I spent. But the staff were lacking hospitality. The hotel is pretty close to Universal studios and hence is a good bet. Its not a easy task finding a room. I had a very tough time searching for my room since they did... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2011

So my partner and I took our boys down to Florida for a week for summer vacation. We decided to patronize this particualr establishment solely based on price and with our AAA discount we only paid $29.50/night so we were like what the hey. It was the absolutely worse hotel stay that we have ever experienced. We encountered numerous of... More 

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Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2011

When my boyfriend and I booked our vacation through Priceline, we knew we weren't going to be living in the lap of luxury at the hotel. We were on a budget and honestly, it's a place to sleep. I, however, am very picky about certain things. Reading the reviews, I was kind of freaking out. Bed bugs are certainly not... More 

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Hull, East Yorkshire, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2011

When I booked a three week stay at the Days Inn Universal Maingate, I have to admit that I didn’t read any reviews, and I made the decision solely on a cost basis. The weeks following leading up to our holiday, my Wife read reviews daily, winding herself up into a state of unparalleled panic about where we were about... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2010

....and maybe blanket too. I booked the room cheaply through hotwire and was terribly disappointed to get a smoking room. I've never had that happen before. I called the front desk and they said the reservation specifically asked for a smoking room, and there was no way they could switch the room. The room was in poor repair and somewhat... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2010

My wife who is Handicapped in a wheel chair, my pet (chihauhau) and myself, we requested a late check in for 12.30pm, when we arrived the hotel lobby was closed, the temperature outside was 36 degrees and freezing, the clerk inside refused to let us in the lobby and we had to stand outside at a hole in the wall... More 

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Bristol
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2010

If you want a cheap hotel then this is just that, the room was tired and dated but your not pay 4* prices here. The staff tried to be as helpful as they could. It is run by Indians and they recommended the restaurant next door the Tabla Bar and Grill. (see my review) it was not a good indian... More 

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Curitiba
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2010

I would say the only positive aspect is the location – near the Universal and short drive to International Drive. I suggest you to pay $20 more and stay in another hotel. This place smell pretty bad. The rooms' furniture are old and in poor condition. No breakfast included. TGI Friday's is one block on Kirkman ave (the closest restaurant).... More 

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Erlangen
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2010

I stayed here for 1 night while visiting universal studios. The hotel is very close to universal studios. I haven't read many good reviews about the hotel. So, was a bit apprehensive. However, I was pleasantly surprised. The hotel is clean and staff very friendly. The rooms were a bit dirty, however acceptable for the price I paid.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2010

The hotel photos were nothing like the room we had. Our hotel room had bugs crawling around, the bathroom was extremely old and worn out, the linen was soiled and our hotel keys did not work on numerous occasions. All hotel staff were incredibly RUDE. We were waiting to check out and instead of acknowledging our presence at the front... More 

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