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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Couldn't have asked for a more pleasant and perfect stay! Both me and my girlfriend spent the night here for a concert we were attending not too far from our location. Everyone treated us in very well from the point of check in to the time we checked out. Will definitely come stay here again when we are in town... More 

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Diana T, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

What a great review!!! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay, and took the time to let us know it was "perfect"!!! Our team works diligently to exceed our guests' expectations, and we are so glad to know that we did so for you and your girlfriend! We will be certain to pass on your comments!! We hope to... More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First and foremost, the staff at this location is amazing! They were all so friendly and stayed on top of things. They were all more than happy to help out when needed. The rooms could use some updating, but they were fairly clean and well kept. The hotel is super close to Universal, but not close enough to walk. The... More 

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Diana T, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel, and that the staff surpassed your expectations! We cannot wait to pass on your feedback. The hotel is scheduled for a renovation by mid 2017 so I do hope you will stay with us again! Enjoy your day! More 

Bet Haemek - Israel
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143 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel; close to Universal. Great staff - very friendly. Clean rooms and very moderate price. Efficient check in / out. Good value. Nice breakfast with enough staff since the hotel is very; very busy. Always ( 4 night stay) found a place to sit and enough food cjhoices

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Thank rudie_11
Diana T, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 star review of our hotel, and the great comments about our team, rooms, and breakfast! We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us, and hope to see you again soon! More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a huge family vacation 11/11-11/14 2016. Eleven adults and 4 kids we were greeted by a friendly front desk staff everyday of our stay, they went above and beyond to provide us either everything we asked for and needed (Doris,Kellie, and Jessica). The breakfast crew was the best by making sure the food and beverages were stocked at... More 

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Diana T, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

We are so glad that our hotel and our team had such a great impact on your stay! Each of us work to exceed our guests' expectations, and we are so proud that we did so for you and your family! Thank you in advance for the future recommendations, and we do hope you will return! We will be certain... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently came back from a four night vacation to Universal. We choose this hotel for two reasons, proximity to the parks and price. Given the name of the hotel, I figured we couldn't lose. We had an early morning flight in and got to the hotel right around noon. I had requested a king suite and there were none... More 

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Diana T, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Good morning. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed and awesome review of our hotel! All the information you provided will be certain to help any of our future guests maximize their time with us! I am very glad that you were able to change to a king suite and truly enjoy the remainder... More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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51 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed three nights at the Holiday Inn Express on Major Blvd in Orlando. Had a room with King bed. Room was clean but a bit smaller than others in the same price range. Hotel served continental breakfast that was good, but crowded during our stay. Pool area was small but clean with towels provided. Shuttle to Universal Studios was available... More 

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Diana T, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

We are certainly glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, but apologize that your last day was affected with noise issues. I am very sorry for that, and certainly wish you would have let us know so we could rectify it for you. Thank you for sharing your feedback, and enjoy our day! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived carrying 6 luggages and found a man standing inside just looking at us. I don't know if he was part of security or the reception or whatever but it looked like he was. Anyway I asked if they had a cart we can use to carry our stuff but he said no. So me and my partner carried... More 

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jmmiller123456, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing the feedback from your recent stay at our Holiday Inn Express. We do apologize for any inconveniences you did experience. We do have luggage carts available for our guests in the entrance of our hotel. We do also offer breakfast to go bags for our early departures. Again we apologize if these options were not offered.... More 

Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this hotel for location as we were doing universal Halloween horror nights,great location and friendly staff, we were unfortunate to be staying here during the hurricane and the hotel put food on and kept us informed, the room had a coffee machine a microwave and fridge and very good size room, also complementary shuttle buses to parks and premium... More 

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Diana T, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share such a great review about your stay with us. Your comments are greatly appreciated, and will be forwarded to our management and hotel team!! More 

Seattle, Washington
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72 reviews
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

Strategic hotel if you are here for Universal Studios. The front desk is very helpful to inform you about the near parks. There is free a shuttle to the studios, but we preferred using the car because it was fully booked for our scheduled time. Good complimentary breakfast in the morning. The room was average, no complains. I would stay... More 

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jmmiller123456, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and that you will come back to this location. Have a great day and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Okeechobee, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here with a group of kids for a 4H club outing. The Hotel was Close to Universal and was very clean. We had no issues with anything. Which, is rare for a group reservation. The rooms were clean. Breakfast was good.

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jmmiller123456, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing your 4H Club to our Holiday Inn Express. We are so happy your group enjoyed the stay with us. We hope to see you again. Thank you and have a great day. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Closest Holiday Inn Express Hotel to Universal Orlando Just steps away from Universal Studios and 10 minutes from the Orlando Convention Center, our central Orlando hotel offers both comfort and convenience. If you are looking for lodging near Orlando theme parks, look no further than our charming Orlando hotel, conveniently located at the intersection of Florida s Turnpike and I-4. Easy access to popular Orlando attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica. Cruise International Drive, also known as I-Drive , for the best shopping, restaurants and entertainment in Orlando. Prime Outlets, Festival Bay, and Mall at Millenia are all five minutes away. Also, we are only 15 minutes away from downtown Orlando. During your Orlando business trip, you will be impressed with the accommodations our Orlando hotel provides. Our Universal hotel is conveniently located near the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center and is the perfect place to stay during your visit to Orlando, FL. While vacationing in Orlando, enjoy several hotel amenities including free high-speed Internet access, pool heated (seasonally) and hot breakfast buffet. Book your reservation today and enjoy our great Orlando hotel deals and rates. Must be 21 years of age with valid credit card at check in. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando

Address: 5605 Major Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819-7960 (Formerly Sleep Inn & Suites @ Univ Studios)
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: $95 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando 2.5*
Number of rooms: 196
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#98 Business Hotel in Orlando
#155 Family Hotel in Orlando
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“Back side rooms overlook a Wendy's restaurant and not far from major road so some road noise in the room. Front side faces the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles ColonelAudubon, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“If you are in Room 413, room is not made up till the last.”
 of 5 bubbles rtrdpat, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“Our room was perfect, fifth floor in the middle of the hall.”
 of 5 bubbles 411jilliane, Sep 6, 2016 | Read review
“I asked for upper room from recommendations before and so we did and it was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles sharynnm, Aug 17, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the elevators and ice machine as that end of the hotel is noisy.”
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