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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lakeland South

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Lakeland, Florida
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192 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I did stay there last year for one night, and it was a poor place to stay. It was like no one cared. The continental breakfast was practically non existent and the grounds were not kept up. Room was just okay for one night, nothing special. But it has been torn down! They are currently (August 2015) building a new... More 

Thank franciefuhrel
Lakeland, Florida
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This hotel is very nice. Sitting in a perfect location in downtown lakeland and serving the best room service you can ask for, the only downfall is when you're exhausted and finally get to climb into bed you'll be climbing onto springs. I have never slept in a more uncomfortable bed. There was no cushion and running your hand across... More 

Thank Heather W
Mulberry, Florida
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is closed and going to be torn down soon! The lobby had leaks that would flood the entire area and the buildings had mold in the walls that could make you sick. Also the management was very unprofessional and really didn't care about the guests needs. I'm glad it's closed it was really a waste of people's money!

1 Thank LynnMaze

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Melbourne, Florida
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185 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

This hotel was exactly what I paid for-cheap. The bed was comfortable and clean-I did sleep well-there was plenty of hot water-and a fridge (nice touch). BUT, the room was outdated, the wallpaper was, well...wallpaper. No elevator at this place and no restaurant on site. Open hallways, so not very secure feeling-especially when the maid opened our door hours before... More 

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Stephanie D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lakeland South, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share your recent experience at our hotel. On behalf of our staff, we strive to improve our services for all of our guests. In doing so we will carefully review your constructive feedback to ensure a better experience for all future stays with us. Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you... More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I booked a room in this hotel and I completely regret it. First room, I requested non-smoking. Someone had smoked in there. They moved me to a second room, explaining that "we left the front door open until our maintenance man can get there because the lock doesn't work." As maintenance guy is fixing lock, I'm carrying my things inside... More 

5 Thank Dawn11403
Valley City, Ohio
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34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Clean decent hotel in Lakeland. Hotel is aged but kept clean and in good repair. Many other hotels in area are very run down and unkept. Excellnt location. Many resturants very close and most within walking distance.

1 Thank Jim T
Nashville, Tennessee
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127 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights and though there were positive aspects of the hotel, they were also some challenges. 1. The rooms were very clean. The cleaning staff kept the room very clean, and I was very impressed with not only how well they did cleaning the rooms, but they were always very pleasant and friendly. 2. I can't... More 

2 Thank georgeg844
Charlotte, North Carolina
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92 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We stayed here two nights and it was a good hotel. Basic continential breakfast, freindly staff, easy in and out. Good location to restaurants and the highway but not ON THE highway!! Not a fancy place at all but clean and hard to beat for the price!!!

1 Thank Scot B
south florida
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42 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Was not impressed at all in this hotel. The manager Guilla was professional and a huge help in planning a trip there requiring 20 rooms. THere were no other hotels in the area that could accomodate us. once we arrived it was kinda downhill from there. Early check in fee, and a few other issues turned us off immediately. Rooms... More 

2 Thank twinzmomie
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

So Just This Friday Past My Jrotc Drill Team Stayed A Night At This Hotel. The Cleanliness Was Good However, Laying In My Bed While Everyone Went To The Pool I Heard Banging On The Walls, My Cellphone Went Missing And Appeared In The Top Drawer, The Door Squeaked Everytime You Opened It And The Other Residents Were Inconsiderate And... More 

2 Thank DeonnaTashelle
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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lakeland South

Address: 3405 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803-4755 (Formerly The Avenue Hotel Lakeland)
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lakeland
Price Range: $133 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lakeland South 3*
Number of rooms: 171
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