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Reviewed 1 week ago

For the past few weeks my spouse and I have relocated to Orlando. We've stayed in a few hotels and we like the Floridian Hotel the best! Kunac and Stefaphen the staff at the front desk have been very helpful. The hotel is clean and very quiet. The hotel is conveniently close to Universal Blvd as well as other attractions.... More 

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Floridian E, Front Office Manager at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer: Thank your for taking the time to leave a review. We are happy to hear the staff has been helpful to you and your family ! we work hard to provide an excellent customer service experience and we are looking forward to have you back soon. Have a beautiful day ! The Floridian Express. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While not the most glamorous hotel I've ever stayed in, it's been clean and quiet. I've even heard the crickets. Plenty of space in the room, nice shower pressure and staff have been friendly and accommodating to me, especially Kunar and Maria.

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Floridian E, Front Office Manager at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anton: Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Floridian. We work hard and it is important to us to give an excellent customer service experience. Looking forward to have you back. warmest regards, The Floridian Express. More 

Oviedo, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend came from west coast and stayed at this hotel. Photos on website are accurate. Hotel is old. Stairway smelled like pee. No hot water all weekend. Hotel windows had no screens. Don't waste your money. Find a better hotel!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There was not hot water, I was not able to connect to the wifi, and the carpet was wet. We contacted the management office requesting to put us in another room but they were not able to do it until the next day.

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Floridian E, Front Office Manager at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Veronicatello: Thank you for your opinion, we apologize for any inconvenience you had while staying with us. We are working on renovating the hotel and improving the quality of our products including changing of carpets and updating the breakfast area and menu. we would love for you in the future to please give us another opportunity to better serve... More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

DO NOT BE FOOLED THIS HOTEL IS BAD!!! This hotel is filthy Old noisy and in disrepair The carpets were stained and smelled very bad. If you have any allergy, plan to sleep in your car. Many of the rooms border the interstate highway. The walls are very thin and all the traffic noice comes straight thru the walls Bring... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed October 20, 2016

1) Room smelt awful!!!!! 2) Entries must be opened with room key however doors were broken. 3) 20 minutes for water in the shower to get hot. 4) House keeping will wake you up! 5) Room was always hot!

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Reviewed October 12, 2016

Got to be one of the worst hotels I have stayed in. NO SAFE. staff not helpful. Bed sheets not changed in 2 week's. Pool area dirty. Run Run boy and don't . Didn't clean the toilet once in two weeks. Bed sheets had a hole in them.this place is crap. It says bar it was never never open

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Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

4 nights spent here. Dated hotel but clean rooms. Great location close to Wet & Wild, Universal Studios. Some of the clientele we're undesirable, but all in all decent place for a decent price. Later in the fortnight we stayed in another low cost hotel in Orlando and the Floridian Express was much better located and a far better hotel.

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Reviewed September 26, 2016

it SUCK beside the location,the room stink and the key card didn't work since I been there and all they could say iam my grandson hurt him cause didn't believe that the bathroom in my room was leaking slip and fall in the bathroom

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Reviewed September 26, 2016

Smashing hotel! We stayed here for 14 nights and had literally no complaints. Fresh towels every day, beds made every day and changed every other day, except sunday. Perfectly set on international drive across the road from Wet n Wild, Ponderosa, Applebee's and a 10 min walk from Red Lobster, Buffalo Wild Wings, IHOP and Dennys. For the hotel, we... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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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: $49 - $140 (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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“There are pool rooms. Also, there is a back gate that allows you to enter/exit without going through the lobby.”
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“They advertise "pool view", however beware it is not what you think”
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“The hallway on the first floor is much cleaner than upstairs.”
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