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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1221 W State Rd 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2349   |  
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Ranked #41 of 133 Hotels in Fort Lauderdale
Toronto, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Impressed”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

It does look quite run down from the outside, but in the inside, it is a beautiful hotel. It has an excellent breakfast buffet (Love the pancake machines). I was slightly annoyed when the fire alarm woke me up at 7AM, considering there was no fire or even smoke. After 10 minutes they decided to shut off the alarm. Clean rooms. I loved the bar beside the pool. There was a thunderstorm when we were there and there were Deck Chairs and Sun Umbrellas flying from the large balcony over looking the pool, so probably not the best idea to be outside in the pool during a storm there. Stayed a night prior to our cruise. Never disappointed at a BW.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TAManagement, Manager at BEST WESTERN Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port, responded to this review, March 24, 2014
Thanks so much for the great review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We will share all your comments and suggestions with our entire staff. Please come back to visit when visiting Ft Lauderdale, or going on a cruise. We wish you the best.
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Stayed the night before our cruise and the hotel was very clean and smelled good . Everything walking distance not more to ask for ! Shonda at check in was nice friendly and always smiling helped my wife and I out so much felt like home . I would come again

  • Stayed March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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TAManagement, Manager at BEST WESTERN Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port, responded to this review, March 24, 2014
Thanks so much for the review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We will share all your comments and suggestions with our entire staff. Please come back to visit when visiting Ft Lauderdale, or going on a cruise. We wish you the best.
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Kansas City, Kansas
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We spent just 1 night before our cruise. We arrived very late. The front desk person was extremely energetic for it being midnight. Everyone working at the hotel- front desk to room cleaners were extremely friendly and helpful.
Room was in very nice condition. Location was walking distance for shopping and eating
Airport Shuttle service was very good
All in all a good value.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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TAManagement, Manager at BEST WESTERN Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port, responded to this review, March 21, 2014
Thank you so much for your review. Please know that your feedback is extremely valuable to us and we will utilize your response by continuing to focus on making each and every guest experience the best it can be. We hope to be of service to you in the future. Have a great day!
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Anchorage, Alaska
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Best Western doesn't disappointment. Clean rooms. Comfortable beds. Free shuttle service from airport. Good continental breakfast. Fun pool and lots of space at the pool for guests. Staff was incredibly friendly and helpful! Would definitely come back.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TAManagement, Manager at BEST WESTERN Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port, responded to this review, March 21, 2014
It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you. We will make sure to share your comments with our staff at our weekly staff meeting. We wish you the best.
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Yarmouth, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Over priced small rooms with no shuttle available but good location. The location was built like a motel. Good breakfast. The taxi we had to get cost us a extra 30.00 . Never received my son points for this stay.

  • Stayed February 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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TAManagement, Manager at BEST WESTERN Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port, responded to this review, March 26, 2014
We appreciate you taking the time to comment on your stay with us and hope you will accept our sincere apologies for the inconveniences you experienced during your stay with us. We take these remarks very seriously and are presently working to ensure this does not happen again.
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Calgary, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We stayed at the hotel for two days prior to our cruise and again for two days afterwards. Rooms were comfortable and very clean. Breakfast was supplied each morning consisting of scrambled eggs, sausages, various pastries, bagels, toast, yogurt, pancakes and the normal fruit juices, coffee and tea. The pool was lovely although a little cool. Lots of outdoor seating at the poolside. Internet access was available as well as a computer for guests use. Front desk attendants were very friendly and helpful, especially one young woman named Erica. Location is good, close to restaurants and shopping. MacDonald's next door if you are travelling with kids. Free pick up from the airport and return trip. Also will provide transportation to and from the ports for a very nominal fee. Would I stay here again or recommend this hotel to my friends ABSOLUTELY!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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TAManagement, Manager at BEST WESTERN Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port, responded to this review, March 21, 2014
Wow! Please know that your feedback is extremely valuable to us and we will utilize your response by continuing to focus on making each and every guest experience the best it can be. We hope to be of service to you in the future. Have a great weekend.
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Bethpage, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This is our third stay at this properity, We fly to Florida the day before our cruise, this is a Great place to stay, Great airport & cruise ship shuttles-Close to local shopping, food and a Mac Donalds is located 300 feet from the nice pool area- Will be back

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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TAManagement, Manager at BEST WESTERN Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port, responded to this review, March 21, 2014
It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Tashonda is one of our new stars at the front desk. We thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you. We will make sure to share your comments with our staff at our weekly staff meeting. We wish you the best.
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Address: 1221 W State Rd 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2349
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Location: United States > Florida > Fort Lauderdale
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#24 Family Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#26 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#40 Romantic Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — BEST WESTERN Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port 2*
Number of rooms: 54
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Two-Story Hotel, conveniently located in the heart Fort Lauderdale, minutes from Interstate 95, Convention Center and Airport. Ideally located in the heart of the Ft. Lauderdale Air and Cruise Port, the Best Western Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port provides comfortable accommodations for business and leisure travelers to the area. Each spacious, well-appointed room is fully equipped with complimentary high-speed Internet access, cable satellite television with HBO, microwave, refrigerator, coffee/tea maker and iron/ironing board. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Fort Lauderdale Airport / Cruise Port Hotel Fort Lauderdale
Best Western Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale Best Western

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