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“Very decent hotel!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Florida City

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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Florida City
Ranked #7 of 12 Hotels in Florida City
Woodmere, New York
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73 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Very decent hotel!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

I really cannot say anything bad about this hotel. It was very decent stay, one night, on the way to Key West, FL (it's about 3hr from this hotel). Clean room, restaurant on premises. We do not use any amenities (no time).

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Daniel S
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HIEX M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Florida City, responded to this review, February 11, 2013
Hello Daniel S,

Thanks for taking the time to post your review. We 're glad that you had a great stay with us and hope that you would select the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Florida City as your hotel of choice when traveling to the Florida Keys!

Thanks!
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77 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This hotel is not up to the usual standard we associate with HI Express hotels and it is need of some refurbishment. It has a nice pool, but sadly the water appeared to be slightly dirty that made a swim unpleasant. The breakfast is good, although the breakfast assistant was overpowering and possibly seeking tips. The suite rooms are large although appeared grubby, but this could be due to brown carpets and brown furniture. There were also a few things that needed some attention from their maintenance staff in public areas and the room. The hotel is conveniently located directly off US1 and close to the Everglades; with a number of restaurants and also Walmart nearby.
This is a handy hotel while travelling to and from the Keys, but in need of some TLC.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank Bob024
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HIEX M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Florida City, responded to this review, January 28, 2013
Hello Bob024,

Thanks for taking the time to post your review. We apprecitate your input and will use it to reach our goal of exceeding the expectations of all of our guests. We hope that when you are in the area, you will think of the Holiday Inn Express Florida City as your hotel of preference.

Thanks!
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Melbourne
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184 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We were pleased with the location of this hotel en route to The Keys. It sufficed our needs. The room was large, older vintage but everything worked and there were tea bags waiting for us!
WE found a take away close by for a light meal and had a good night's sleep. The breakfast in the morning was the usual Express fare but enough was there to start our day off.

Room Tip: Don't take a room at the back of the hotel as there is an all night bar there playing music
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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1 Thank marshfish
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HIEX M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Florida City, responded to this review, January 28, 2013
Hello Marshfish,

We appreciate the review you posted. We're glad that you had a good expereice while staying with us at the Holiday Inn Express Florida City. Whenever you are en route to the Florida keys, we hope that we are your preference for hotel accommodations.

Thank you!
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WA state
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72 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Very handy to Everglades NP. Large well-furnished room. Terrible drive in & access--sudden narrow driveway off hwy, or from back-of-building arterial, which we used most for best local connections, had to make 5 turns to get off property. Worst problem was that the bathroom light and fan were on the same switch, and the fan was exceptionally loud and blaring....bothersome during the night. Bedside light switch on left (room 114) does not function....had to twist bulb on and off. We also had to rearrange some wires/plug-ins to make left-side lamp work.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank Patty P
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HIEX M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Florida City, responded to this review, January 15, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We understand that there are plenty of hotels you could have selected. We appreciate you informing us of your experience. We hope that if you are ever in the area you would select us as your hotel of preference.

Thanks!
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Atlanta
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97 reviews
73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

This is obviously an older hotel that has been made over. The public areas are warn. The halls are dark and the paint scheme is about the worst I have ever seen. I would say it was an OK place to stay for a night or two except for the prices. It is way overpriced for its location and quality. If you are in this area, you are probably headed to the Keys. There are much nice hotels further down for about the same price.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank GoGoGo82
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HIEX M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Florida City, responded to this review, December 31, 2012
Hello GoGoGo82,

Thank you for taking the opportunity to post your review. It is guests like you that allow us to see out areas of opportunity to improve. We will look into your comments and hope that when you're in the area you would give us another opportunity to accommodate you.

Best regards!
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Grahamstown, South Africa
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56 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

GPS took us on a bit of a scenic route, but finally called reception for directions. Room was typical until the lamp tripped out the lights. Reception was a little hamstrung without staff on the property to assist. Offered a second room with one bed for the four of us. Offered a third room as a result of a cancellation. Pancake machine is broken - not good news for the kids. Some inconveniences.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank uncleRB
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HIEX M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Florida City, responded to this review, December 31, 2012
Hello uncleRB,

Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your experience. We deeply regret that you had some unfortunate experiences. We appreciate you informing us on areas that we need to improve on. We hope to have another opportunity to accommodate you and your family.

Regards!
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Michigan
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36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

We were satisfied with our stay at this Holiday Inn. Unfortunately I couldn't give a 5 star rating because as other reviewers have said the beds are uncomfortable. However, the hotel is decorated nicely, clean, and serves a nice breakfast. I would stay here again if passing through and if the price was a little less.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
1 Thank WinstonBub
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HIEX M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Florida City, responded to this review, December 28, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We're glad to know that you enjoyed your stay and would stay with us again.

Regards!
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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Florida City

Property: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Florida City
Address: 35200 S Dixie Hwy, Florida City, FL 33034-5604
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Florida > Florida City
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Florida City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Florida City 2.5*
Number of rooms: 105
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
For fun in the sun and the convenience of local businesses and attractions within minutes of the hotel, we invite you for a fun loving experience at the 100% smoke free Holiday Inn Express Florida City-Gateway to the Keys. Spend less time in traffic and more time doing what you came to do. We are within a few miles from local attractions such as; Homestead-Miami Speedway, Everglades National Park, Turkey Point Power Plant and minutes away from great local restaurants featuring excellent seafood, steaks, authentic Italian and home made Mexican cuisines. Whether you re coming to Florida City for business or just to relax, your room at the Holiday Inn Express Florida City is your personal retreat. Great amenities such as free high speed Internet access, comfortable bedding, and a great new hot breakfast await your arrival. An inviting, fun and caring staff is willing to help make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. For a fun relaxing day, play the back 9 at the nearby golf course, visit the alligators in the Everglades, or enjoy some fishing in Biscayne National Park. After a long day take a refreshing dip in our outdoor pool or lounge around and take in the warm inviting sun. Whatever your plans may hold; when you re in South Florida Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express Florida City. ... more   less 
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