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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I will start with the positives for this hotel . First of all , Having visited Orlando many times I know there is so much to do that the hotel for me is just a place to sleep and shower. The location for anyone visiting universal is excellent , its only a twenty minute walk . You are also on... More 

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spring hill , fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I hate paying $$$ for a hotel room. As long as its clean and I feel safe We are golden! Well we didnt have high hopes for this hotel, But we were pleasantly surprised 1st off this is an older hotel in Florida so its not going to be perfect! We have stayed at higher end hotel is worse shape... More 

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Floridian E, Guest Service Relations at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Melissa7080, Thank you so very much for your review, and we are glad to be aware, that you enjoyed our facilities and your overall accommodation. We also hope you were able to enjoy your visit to Universal Studios, which is in very close proximity in relation to where we are. On behalf of all management and employees at the... More 

Livonia, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Floridian Express on International Drive for a night. We were on a vacation to Disney and our check-in was set for the next day. We needed a 1-night stop gap hotel and found it by just driving along Internation Drive. This hotel is right in the thick of things and is in close proximity to... More 

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Floridian E, Guest Service Relations at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Dear EjStepp, Firstly, on behalf all management and employees at the Floridian Express Hotel, we personally thank you for taking your time to write a review about your stay. We are also aware that you enjoyed the location of the hotel, as you and your party were able to attend to attractions in close proximity. Although this is true, we... More 

Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This review contains a number of negative observations about the Floridian Express, but to try and maintain a fair review, I would say that the low price and excellent location, in terms of closeness to Universal Studios has to be taken into account when deciding whether to stay here. On arrival at the hotel we were allocated our room by... More 

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Floridian E, Guest Service Relations at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Bolton, We firstly would like to thank you for taking your time to write a review about our hotel. Your feedback is deemed very valuable to us, and we take it very seriously. Rest assured the inconvenience you had during your stay are being solved. We strive for a great experience in customer satisfaction. Please do give us... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thought THIS was the same hotel was stayed at 2 years ago. Once in the room, I realized it wasn't. Dark mustard covered walls - I felt sick at the door around back. The lobby is deceiving. After going to the room, I killed a bug and smelt a hint of bug spray in the air. I called the... More 

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Floridian E, Guest Service Management at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Twofar2, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our hotel. We are aware that there was an inconvenience to your accommodation. We strive on providing excellent customer service, and we assure you that we are working to improve what we may lack. Thank you again for your valued feedback. We hope that we will be... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival in the evening we were greeted by a horrid smell, the next morning whilst getting ready we tried to put our money and passports in the safe before going to disney (full of pick pockets I imagine). On realising the safe was not working I picked up the phone to call reception to report my safe not working... More 

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Floridian E, Guest Service Relations at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ChristinehR6914HR, Thank you for taking your valuable time, to provide us feedback, so that we may improve the quality of product and service that we may lack. We are aware that there were some inconveniences to your stay, and we are working steadily to ensure that the addressed issues are negated. We apologize for any inconvenience, and we humbly... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first day we came here the place was okay, the bathroom couldve been cleaner, then we found a white stain on the bed frame, don't even wanna know what it is. Next day, we all went out and put a "do not disturb" sign on the door before leaving, when we come back we found the room to be... More 

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Floridian E, Guest Service Relations at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Natalie, Thank you for taking the time to provide a review for our hotel. We understand that there was an inconvenience to your stay. We are working to progress what we may lack so that we may improve. We thank you for giving us the opportunity to accommodate and serve you. We hope that you are able to give... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful spot on international drive; the main hub of all the theme parks etc. Opposite wet and wild waterpark walking distance to universal studios. Loads of restaurants, shops and a few bars, convenient for i trolley which for 2 dollars a day goes up and down idrive as many times as you want. Hotel itself could do with a makeover... More 

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Floridian E, Guest Service Relations at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bongdalucy, Thank you so very much for providing us a review on our hotel and services. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed our location. The hotel has good news for all guests that were looking forward to enjoy the Tiki bar, after renovations, it will finally reopen in a weeks time! We look forward to many... More 

Caucaia, Brasil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

an excellent hotel. excellent service, is a very central hotel, close to everything. I recommend to everyone.you will have total comfort, the staff always doing everything to please you and help you.clean room, large bathroom with bath, microwave, refrigerator and comfortable beds.

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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: $48 - $104 (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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