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“Everything you expect for the price” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ft Lauderdale - Plantation

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2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1701 North University Drive, Plantation, FL 33322   |  
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Ranked #6 of 14 Hotels in Plantation
boston
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Everything you expect for the price”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Very clean and conveniently located. Best continental breakfast behind Hilton Garden Inn. Friendly staff. Pool could be a little cleaner....lots of small leaves from the shade trees. Could use a microwave to go with the mini fridge. Bed, pillows, and arm chair could be more comfortable. After a week, I really miss my mattress. The lamps built into the bed are great for reading. LG flatscreen was great with great sound. Rooms are soundproofed. I could not hear my neighbors or the elevator.

I would recommend this hotel. Great deal.

Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
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FLLPL33322, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ft Lauderdale - Plantation, responded to this review, June 28, 2013
Dear Guest;

Thank you for staying with us. We are happy to hear of your satisfaction.
Please come again soon.

Sincerely,

Armando Valdes, CHA
General Manager
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Yes, here we are back in the Plantation/Sunrise part of Florida, for another family visit. After the Hyatt debacle of last month, when we decamped to this hotel, we booked again at the Holiday Inn Express,and Suites Plantation and are just as pleased the third time (we were here last summer, too.) The front desk staff is especially polite and helpful, the whole facility very clean, with a nice, free breakfast. I recommend the one-bedroom King Suite: spacious, quiet, with small fridge and microwave, and a balcony. Of all the hotels and motels in area, this is the best choice, for price, service and amenities.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 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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FLLPL33322, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ft Lauderdale - Plantation, responded to this review, June 28, 2013
Dear guest;

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay.
It is a pleasure to have visitors from South America.

We know you have a choice and we thank you for being
our guest.

Viva Brazil !

Sincerely,

Armando Valdes, CHA
General Manager
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New Rochelle, New York, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I was on a short 3 day stay in Florida which had me moving between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. The front desk was great with everything I needed. Room service was very helpful. The pool, terrace and fitness center were excellent too.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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FLLPL33322, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ft Lauderdale - Plantation, responded to this review, June 18, 2013
Dear Guest;

Thank you for being our guest. We are happy to hear that you found everything
to your liking. Please come back soon and recommend us to your friends.

Sincerely,

Armando Valdes, CHA
General Manager
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new jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Clean, convenient, comfortable, great staff, great breakfast, good value for the money. That about says it all. I will definitely go back when I return to Florida and will look for another Holiday Inn Express when traveling anywhere again.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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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FLLPL33322, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ft Lauderdale - Plantation, responded to this review, June 18, 2013
Dear Guest;

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Please recommend
us to your friends and yes please come back again when you are in the area.

Sincerely,

Armando Valdes, CHA
General Manager
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

This property is clean, with very helpful staff. The rooms are very clean and the hotel is very close to the the Sawgrass Outlet that has lots of high end shops.
We travelled with 2 other families and had a great time at this location as it was not too far from the airport.
The rooms were clean, and the beds with fresh linen.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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FLLPL33322, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ft Lauderdale - Plantation, responded to this review, June 18, 2013
Dear Guest;

Thank you for staying with us. We are glad to hear that your stay was so
satisfactory. Please come again and recommend us to your friends.

Sincerely,

Armando Valdes, CHA
General Manager
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I stayed here back in December/January before I took off to travel. It was a pleasant, quiet stay then, as it is today. One of the girls, who works at the front desk, remembers me from my stay back then. The staff is pleasant, prompt to fix issues and accommodating to make your stay comfortable.

Check-In time is 3 PM. Check-Out time is 11 AM. If you are using a debit card, they do place an additional $25.00 hold along with the amount of your entire stay.

The rooms are clean. The beds are firm and clean. AC is controlled by a thermostat on the wall. The showers have non-slip mats. All of the rooms have a refrigerator. You have to pay extra to get a room with a microwave though. The breakfast is the typical breakfast of any Holiday Inn.

There are several restaurants in the vicinity. Many of them deliver. There is an Indian restaurant at the hotel next door. I definitely recommend checking them out. The Broward mall is about 10 minutes away. The Sawgrass mall is about 20 minutes away. I595 is about 10 minutes south. The Florida turnpike is about 10 minutes east on Sunrise Blvd and I95 is about 20 minutes east on Sunrise Blvd.

A comfortable stay every time with helpful staff in a convenient location. I will definitely come back to this location for future stays!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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FLLPL33322, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ft Lauderdale - Plantation, responded to this review, April 30, 2013
Dear Guest;

Thank you for the kind words. We look forward to
your next stay with us.

Armando Valdes, CHA
General Manager
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Perth
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

A group of us stayed pre-cruise, and all enjoyed the hotel. Outdoor pool was fine for the kids, breakfast was plentiful, stores and amenities close by. Staff were very helpful. We left our cars there for the week, no problem. About 20 minute drive to the Everglades Cruise terminal. Would stay again!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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FLLPL33322, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ft Lauderdale - Plantation, responded to this review, April 30, 2013
Dear Guest;

Thank you for staying with us. Hope you had a
great cruise.

Armando Valdes, CHA
General Manager
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Address: 1701 North University Drive, Plantation, FL 33322
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Location: United States > Florida > Plantation
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Plantation
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ft Lauderdale - Plantation 2.5*
Number of rooms: 156
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Plantation is set in a beautiful tropical environment, just minutes from Sawgrass Mills shopping mall, Sawgrass Corporate Park, the Bank Atlantic Center and only minutes from Ft. Lauderdale airport. The hotel is adjacent to the regional headquarters of Motorola, and within minutes of major offices for the following corporations: Nortel, American Express, Bell South, Nova SE University and the Sawgrass Corporate Park. We're just six miles west of Ft. Lauderdale in the flourishing Plantation area, less than 4 miles from Sawgrass Mills Mall and within twenty five minutes of the beach, Ft. Lauderdale Airport, Museum of Discovery and Science, Dolphin Stadium, Sawgrass Mills Outlet Mall (3 miles), Broward Mall (2 miles), Bank Atlantic Center (4 miles) and Broward Performing Arts Center. Visit Plantation, FL and stay smart at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. ... more   less 
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