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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando

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North West
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

We stayed here for just 1 night as we were going to Universal Studios and that is just around the corner. Check in was quick and easy. Our room was located on the ground floor. We are priority members and were able to park in an allocated space for members which was right next to the entrance to our rooms.... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

Stayed last week with some visiting family. Outstanding cleanliness, very welcoming atmosphere and staff. Very helpful and polite. We had the 2 doubles and sleeper sofa for a family of 6. Most hotels can't accommodate on a single room, which in my book now tops the list for its value. Would definitely stay again. Vic

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

We are happy to hear the double suite provided a comfortable stay for your family. Thank you for the wonderful review and we look forward to your return. More 

Orlando, Florida
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42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights and went to Universal Studios one day. We got in very late and the girl that checked us in was friendly and efficient. Hotel is a little worn but they try to keep it clean. Our room was a "suite", really just a tad larger with a sofa sleeper (did not use). Sink area is very... More 

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

We appreciate the detailed review. I will share your comments with the staff for both accolades and improvement opportunities. Thank you! More 

Plantation, Florida
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104 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

This Holiday Inn Express is near everything -- Universal Studios, the outlet malls and just 5 exits from Disney property. But in addition to being very clean and with great service, this Holiday Inn also offers a quiet time away from the theme parks. Enjoy the theme parks during the day, love the quiet nights. Free breakfast offers lots of... More 

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

Thank you for the review. We are pleased to hear we met your expectations and that you enjoyed your stay. Have a great day. More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

My mother, sister, and I stayed at this hotel during our visit to Universal Studios in mid-May. The hotel was very clean, close to the attractions, and the staff was very nice and helpful. Our room was a little on the smaller size, but certainly not anything unexpected for the price of the room. The beds were a little stiff,... More 

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

Thank you for the nice review. Glad to hear you enjoyed the breakfast and energized yourselves for the walk to Universal. Have a great day! More 

UK
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

stayed here for a few days, service very typical of an express no frills and basic, Staff not very welcoming but are ok if you need something Breakfast was ok, nothing special but its included along with parking and internet, something a few of the hotels in the area do not offer Rooms are very small and dated, the bathroom... More 

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

We are sorry to hear the hotel did not meet your expectations, however we do hope you will give us another chance to make your stay 100% satisfactory. Thank you for sharing your comments and have a good day. More 

Slidell, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

hotel staff was wonderful, special thanks to Ms. Doris and Mr. Robert at the front desk and Mr. Juan and Mr. Johnotan for helping us with room issueses and by pool, again wonderful staff. Thanks

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

Hi Lynn, It was a pleasure having you all stay with us. Thank you for mentioning the staff and we hope to see you again in the near future. More 

Wisconsin
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012 via mobile

Pictures and reviews for this hotel are deceiving....with no disrespect to the positive reviews, do you people travel very much? The only positive for this location is its location to Universal Studios. Small, smelly rooms. I wouldn't stay at this hotel again if they gave me free night..I'm just tired and will only be here for a few hours or... More 

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

We apologize if the room was not up to your expectations. We would have been happy to change your reservation to a suite, which is larger than our standard room and would have given you more room to enjoy the stay. Have a good day. More 

seattle, wa
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26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

We booked this based on several positive reviews and they were spot on. Great location to Universal Studios. Very clean room, free breakfast, great customer service. The hotel also had a pool which our kids enjoyed after a long day of fun. I would highly recommend this hotel if your looking for a budget friendly, super clean, very nice, and... More 

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

We are very pleased to hear your family enjoyed the stay with us. Thank you for the great review! More 

Illinois
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

We booked this suite based on some other reviews, and proximity to Universal Studios, Orlando. When we arrived, we found the facility to be fresh appearing, clean and the staff was great. Our "Suite" was studio type and not larger than an average room, but certainly adequate. Each morning of our stay, the main breakfast entree was different. The choice... More 

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

We appreciate the compliment! Very nice to hear you enjoyed your stay and the breakfast selections. Thank you! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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: $89 - $154 (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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