We recently stayed at this hotel after a cruise out of Fort Lauderdale. The rooms were large and clean and modern. The pool and outside patio bar and large seating area are very nice. Staff at the front desk very helpful. Lobby large and open. The hotel was good value for the dollar based on the onsite premises. The evening menu looked nice with a variety of choices. I did not get to try the breakfast due to our early departure.
Now just a couple of issues to take away that last star. If you arrive without a car, there is no easy access to shopping or dining. You can walk about a mile crossing extremely busy intersections to get to multiple dining choices but you run the gambit of encountering unsavoury drunken street people like I did. I would take a cab for the short ride next time. Live and learn.
Also the airport shuttle is not offered around the clock so if you have a very early morning flight, it is taxi time and that will run you about $25.00.
So by car, all good, on foot not so much. Still overall a very nice hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Our hotel features 42' LCD flat screen TVs, microwave and refrigerators in all rooms. Overlook our stunning new tropical pool area with a large heated pool, Jacuzzi and pool bar. Holiday Inn Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Airport is perfect for corporate travelers and families alike, the hotel is conveniently located near Ft. Lauderdale , Port Everglades, Dolphin Stadium and just 15 minutes north of Miami. There's Hollywood Beach, where you can indulge yourself in the wonderful sunshine and explore the famous Boardwalk. Also, don't forget the nearby attractions of Fort Lauderdale which bring visitors from around the world. Enjoy superb dining at our indoor/outdoor Cafe Aquatica or in the Rendezvous Reef Lounge with it's great atmosphere, whether inside or out on the terrace which overlooks our refreshing tropical pool area and waterfall. Holiday Inn Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Airport is located at I-95 and Sheridan Street. The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle service to and from the Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (Daily 5:00 AM - 11:59 PM).Shuttle service to the Port Everglades available for a nominal fee. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Ft. Lauderdale Airport Hotel Hollywood
- Holiday Inn Hollywood
- Hollywood Holiday Inn