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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We are all for staying at lower-end hotels to simply have a place to crash for the night in Orlando and do the parks during the day. The room itself was fine. My issues were the wifi (could not even load a webpage, definitely no streaming), the tv (all the channels had bad snow and static) and the breakfast. Breakfast... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 10 days with my partner in April the hotel is very basic just a room with a bathroom, 2 beds and a TV it did have a fridge but we didn't use it because it didn't look very clean. Reception staff the ones we seen all seemed very nice we didn't see many has we were quite... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is in a great location right in the middle of all kinds of things to do and restaurants. Hotel is in deep state of disrepair needs major work everywhere on the site. It is cheap and if you are not going to spend much time there it might be adequate.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Floridian with my boyfriend for five nights in June. We were travelling all over America and decided to spend a few nights in Orlando to do the Parks including Universal, wet n wild and Seaworld. The Hotel had a free shuttle bus to Universal, Seaworld and Disney. We used this service a couple of times however... More 

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Hanga Roa, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

You got everything you need arround and could be usefull if you want to eat something arround has a lot of places to visit because it is in the main street of i drive. I recommend for who wants not too much from hotel, but need to be in touch with arround places.

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Homestead, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Stay away from this place. The only good thing here is the location. Stained carpet, bed sheets and towels all over the hallway. My room faced another wall. Pool was closed. Smell inside the room was so bad that I couldn't sleep cause I was coughing the whole night and then to top it off the bed and pillows were... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Arrived in June 2015 on a thunderstorm night. With the hotel, you get what you pay for. Basic rooms, basic food, however the staff and pool are very pleasant and for what our family wanted the location was very very good across from Wet n Wild and Dairy Queen (the nicest ice cream) next door! The first room we were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

First off my husband and I arrived early evening after driving 6hrs go to check in and find out that the hotel does not accept cash...I'm sorry who doesn't except cash anymore? So that was uncomfortable for me....but we were exhausted and I already made the reservations. Next we get into our room smelled kinda musty but we weren't planning... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

If your family is used to a clean home don't bring them here! As soon as you enter the hallway you will see that it is so dirty. Crumbs everywhere. I don't think they ever vacuum. Stains everywhere and it stinks. The room was a little better but still needs a lot of updating. I can't comment on the breakfast... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Stay away !! The matress was saggy , the shower was so disgusting that I took a shower with my flip flops . The a/ c didn't work . We moved to a different room and the carpet was beige long time ago , now is so dirty that is brown. The toilet was stuck most of the time. A... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Orlando Floridian Express Hotel is located on world renowned International Drive, offers 218 spacious guest rooms and is conveniently located at the entrance to Universal Orlando. Floridian Express International Drive is in the heart of Orlando, walking distance from Wet 'n Wild and SkyVenture Orlando. This family-friendly hotel is within close proximity of Pirate's Dinner Adventure and Titanic the Experience. We provide a high quality alternative for a wide range of travelers because we offer added amenities not found in many other hotels. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Floridian Express Hotel

Address: 6323 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-8213 (Formerly The Metropolitan Express)
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando > Florida Center
Price Range: $50 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Floridian Express Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 218
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Also Known As:
Metropolitan Express Orlando
Metropolitan Express Hotel Orlando
Drive Inn
Holiday Inn Orlando
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