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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Richard and Ivette are great people and I will stay here anytime best customer service thank you so much again for my stay. This hotel makes you feel like you are at home. The entire staff are compassionate and understanding. Housekeepers are friendly and always clean your room with pride. The overall environment is great. When you arrive in the... More 

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PPappasGM, General Manager at Universal Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to express your satisfaction about your last stay at our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are truly happy to see that you fully enjoyed your experience with us! It always pleases us to know that our customers are warmly welcomed and received a professional and courteous service from our team. Moreover, we... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff was so polite and helpful Felicia was excellent upon my arrival and Richard was extremely helpful with checkout. The Pool and lounge area were Magnificent. Rooms were nice. The rooms could use some refrigerators other than that I was very satisfied. Very close to beaches and a lot less expensive than staying right on the beach. You will enjoy... More 

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PPappasGM, General Manager at Universal Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for expressing your satisfaction on TripAdvisor! It is always pleasant to receive positive feedback from our customers. We will pass your good comments to our staff! They will surely be happy to know that a guest has taken the time to mention their great work on TripAdvisor. Furthermore, our pool and lounge area is always well... More 

Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our little getaway,the location was great,the place was lovely. The room was clean,neat and smelled fresh it was like a home away from home.i had a pool view room which was nice and relaxing. Did I mention the front desk staff was great,Falicia,Andre and Jeffrey awesome people I tell. I enjoyed my stay.

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PPappasGM, General Manager at Universal Palms Hotel, responded to this review

How nice it is to read you had such a wonderful stay at our hotel! Our goal is always to make sure that our guests feel welcomed. So, we are more than pleased to see that you felt like you were home! Moreover, we will pass you great comments about the service you received to our staff. They will without... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed off and on for over a month now. Jeffrey at the front desk was excellent. The rooms well very clean and the rest of the staff very pleasant. I have and will continue to return whenever possible.

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PPappasGM, General Manager at Universal Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are truly happy to see that you fully enjoyed your stay with us! It is always great to receive such positive feedback from our guests. It pleases us to read that you received a courteous and professional service from our team! It is always... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came out of town for a girls getaway weekend and the place was great! The people at the front desk were always friendly. They helped us discover new activities to do in the area and provided us with directions whenever we were lost or unsure. The hotel itself is in close proximity to everything (beach, bars, shopping, etc) Also the... More 

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PPappasGM, General Manager at Universal Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are really happy to see that you fully enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad to read that you received helpful and friendly service from our team and that you spent a great time at our pool! It is always great to receive such positive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Andrew at the front desk was great.... I had an issue with my room and he went above and beyond to take care of us. I would definitely recommend this location to family and friends. The rooms are big and spacious and the pool area is nice and clean.

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PPappasGM, General Manager at Universal Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are really happy to see that you fully enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad to read that you received a professional and courteous service from our team, we will certainly pass your kind words to Andrew. We are sorry to see that you had... More 

Okeechobee, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights and the staff was great. Jeffrey at the front desk was a great help. Our room was clean the housekeeper on my fourth floor north side was a sweetheart. The pool area was very nice. And the price was great. I will always stay here when I am in the area.

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PPappasGM, General Manager at Universal Palms Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy to read you had a great time while staying with us! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your satisfaction on TripAdvisor. There is nothing better than to read that our staff was great. We will pass your comments to our staff. Our pool area is a place to relax and enjoy the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travel quite frequently and I'm in south Florida about six times a year. I was pleasantly surprised as this was my first stay. The room was immaculately clean. The staff was amazing, very friendly and accommodating. Definitely recommend if needing to stay in the area. Great experience at an affordable rate which is rare these days... Thanks again -... More 

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PPappasGM, General Manager at Universal Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are truly happy to see that you fully enjoyed your stay with us. It is always great to have such positive feedback from our guests! We are glad to read that you received a professional and courteous service from our team and that your... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My father and I decided to stay at this hotel expecting it to be a good and fun experience. We stayed for a total of 3 nights and the third night at around 3am in the morning, I hear a noise and I look at the window and it looked like someone was trying to pull the curtain to the... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very surprised at the hospitality of this hotel. Amazing customer service and a great hotel with a fantastic location. I will definitely be staying there again for my next business trip to Florida. Thank you for an amazing stay and looking forward to coming to visit your hotel again!!!

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PPappasGM, General Manager at Universal Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your satisfaction about your last stay with us on Trip Advisor! We are really happy to see that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. It is always great to have positive feedback from our guest. We are glad to see that our hotel met your expectations. Moreover, we are happy to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Universal Palms Hotel is one block from Lockhart Stadium in the Cypress Creek business district, 11 miles from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, and 4 miles from the beach. Adjacent to Interstate 95, the hotel is four miles east of Florida's Turnpike and Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, nine miles from downtown Fort Lauderdale (Las Olas Boulevard), 10 miles from Port Everglades and Coconut Creek Casino, 13 miles from Sawgrass Mills, and 24 miles from Sawgrass Recreation Park (Everglades). Hotel amenities include the sundeck and pool, garden courtyard and exercise room. The hotel also offers free parking, Wi-Fi access in lobby and pool areas, and one of the largest pools in Ft. Lauderdale. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Universal Palms Hotel

Address: 4900 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-3113
Location: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range: $60 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Universal Palms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 191
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Also Known As:
El Palacio Fort Lauderdale
Hotel El Palacio
Hotel Style:
#13 Best Value Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#38 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
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