After we had driven all day from Key West, we arrived at this hotel. We'd booked it for price and relative proximity to the Hollywood-Ft. Lauderdale airport. We were trying to save money since we'd only be there overnight for an early morning flight home.
While it is updated and has all the basics (check the photos on the website), it still feels old. It's also on a busy multi-lane boulevard and even with the address we missed it several times (tired eyes) before we pulled into the driveway (narrow parking spots, not easy for SUVs or other large vehicles). The check-in and staff were fine, but it wasn't very busy. The rooms are updated, but the outside still looks like a 1950s motel in a C-shape with the pool in the middle (just outside all the room windows). The pool was large and clean.
There wasn't anything to walk to for a meal, so we decided to drive into Ft. Lauderdale. That was nice.
It's only 8 miles from the airport, but it seemed like more. Also the traffic is busy, so it will take you a while if you are getting to the airport in high commuter times.
If we'd stayed closer to the airport, we could have turned in our rental car a day earlier and taken a shuttle to the airport. Next time we'll do that, even if it's more money.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Boutique Hollywood Hotel near the Port Everglades Cruise Port with shuttle service is just minutes away. Specializing in pre and post cruise port hotel. Near Sun Life Stadium Hotel home of the Miami Dolphins, University of Miami Hurricanes. Hotel near Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) and Hotel near the Port of Miami cruise port with shuttle service available & Miami International Airport (MIA) about 25 minutes.Be sure to ask about the Stay and Fly and Park and Cruise packages. The hotel is pet friendly (fees apply). Relax or swim in the new crystal-clear outdoor heated pool, featuring a private brick paver patio and lush tropical landscaping.Make a wish in our beautiful water fountain.Great for shopping at The Sawgrass Mills mall, Adventura Mall, near beaches, Everglades air boat tours, and Las Olas Riverfront, featuring a variety of restaurants, bars and entertainment, all are nearby. Transportation is available for a charge. Additional nearby points of interest include, near Hollywood Beach Boardwalk, next to Hillcrest Golf & Country Club, North Perry Airport and Broward College. Hotel next to Hollywood Memorial Regional Hospital.The hotel is easily accessed from the Florida Turnpike Exit 49 east and Interstate 95 exit 20 west. Winner of the Superior Small Lodging White Glove award in 2012. Best hotel 2010. Just minutes and near the Seminole Hard RockThis Hollywood hotel offers shuttle service to and from the following locations:• Shuttle service to and from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) (charge)• Shuttle service to and from Port Everglades Cruise Port, (charge)• Shuttle service to and from Broward Convention Center (charge)• Shuttle service to and from Miami Cruise Ports (charge)• Shuttle service to and from Miami International Airport (MIA) (charge)• We sell transfer from port everglades cruise port to Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL)Romantic getaway packages are offered with our heart-shaped two-person whirlpool hot tub suites.Full service accommodations include free breakfast with Belgian waffles and free 24-hour gourmet coffee and tea. Travelers will appreciate conveniences like free Wi-Fi, high-speed Internet access in all rooms, free local calls and free parking. Large elevator with luggage cart service. Car rental services are located on-site and extended parking is available. All spacious guest rooms include refrigerators, microwaves, Quality Sleeper by Serta® beds, DVD/CD/MP3 players, irons, ironing boards, hair dryers, coffee makers and electronic safes.32” LCD tv with 80 channel of digital programming.A snack shop is conveniently located in the lobby. There is a guest laundry facilities located on the property for added guest convenience. Our service with a smile and can do attitude towards our guest make us part of your family.We take pride in making the time to take care of all the details that make your Florida stay a pleasant one. When you stay at the Quality Inn & Suites Hollywood Boulevard, you will experience the meaning of a true tropical paradise with world-class hospitality when visiting the Hollywood area. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Quality Inn & Suites Hollywood Boulevard Hotel Hollywood
- Quality Inn And Suites Hollywood Boulevard
- Quality Inn Hollywood
- Hollywood Quality Inn