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Ramada Orlando Near Convention Center
Ranked #302 of 340 Hotels in Orlando
Reviewed October 11, 2012

This hotel is terrible. It' smelly and damp and has cobwebs on all sides, lack maintenance. Photos posted are not actually. We ask to change the room but all are terrible. Definitely not recommend this hotel. Despite all breakfast is reasonable and the staff is friendly.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Perzid I, General Manager at Ramada Orlando Near Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2012

Dear madame,

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We have taken necessary measures to address the problems that you had faced during your stay with us. I must assure you that not all rooms are the way you experienced it. We are in the process of redoing the entire room and its decor and feel that you might have experienced a room which still had not been done. We are repainting all the guest rooms and redoing the bath areas of each and every guest rooms to give it a modern and a crisp look. We have changed the furniture in each and every room and have purchased new air conditioning units and changed the bedding package and are planning to add new TV's in all rooms. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope that you will give us another chance and experience the changes that we are currently making. Please feel free to reach out to me if yo have any more questions and I will be gald to address it for you. General Manager

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Reviewed October 10, 2012

From check in to check out what a wonderful experience. Value for dollar was incredible. We booked thru Hotwire and stayed one night. Within five minutes of being in our room the desk called to ask if everything was to our liking. Rooms, while a bit dated, were immculate and had all the immenities. Breakfast was palatable (although I really don't like powdered eggs) everthing else was fine. The staff heard our grandson ask his mom if they had chocolate muffins and "poof" one appeared on his plate. Free Wi-fi was icing on the cake. From check in to to check out wonderful.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with family
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RamadaCCIDGM, General Manager at Ramada Orlando Near Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2012

Dear Sir,

Thank you for taking time to share a detailed review of your experience at The Ramada Convention Center/ International Drive in Orlando. I am glad you found our guest room immaculate and our staff members anthuziastic and helpful. Our team of hospitality professionals eagerly demonstrated their desire to assist with any request that our guest may have. I am glad that you loved the service that we gave you and hope you will choose Ramada Convention Center the only place while in town and consider it your home away from home whenever you are in Orlando. Thank You.

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Reviewed September 30, 2012

I stay in this hotel often and always enjoy my stay. The staff is terrific ,always helpful and professional.Comfortable beds.This hotel has a smooth ,hassle free check in and check out

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled on business
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Thank DONNA M
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RamadaCCIDGM, General Manager at Ramada Orlando Near Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2012

Thank you so very much for your business and a great feedback. We are very happy that you always enjoy your stay with us. We are glad that you that you have found home away from home in Orlando while you are visiting. We again thank you for your business and see you again in the near future.

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Reviewed September 27, 2012

I have only been disgusted enough to write one other review, ever. We usually just pick a cheap place and live with it when we do little weekend trips. This motel was absolutely putrid. I usually don't put much stock into these bad reviews because I feel people are hard to please. Don't make my mistake! The staff was courteous and the location is amazing, but beware! The room was small and stuffed with a chair, desk, fridge, microwave, bed, two nightstands, an ottoman for the chair, and a table and dresser. I could barely walk around. The door did not close all the way. An entire chunk of wall, 4x4, was missing next to the bottom of the a/c... Exposing rot and mold. The curtains didn't cover the entire window so anyone outside could easily look in. The a/c was busted. It stayed on, at the coldest setting, all night. The knobs were broken off and the on/off had been disabled. There were exposed wires all around it. The bathroom was clean, but the water pressure was not up to par. The toilet was hard to flush. The floor was SOAKING wet all over the room and it smelled HORRIBLE. I laid down towels to walk along a path. The tv channels were mislabeled. The free Internet didn't connect and when it did it would only go to their homepage. The alarm clock didn't work. It was the single worst motel I can imagine that doesn't involve chalk outlines. We only stayed because it was midnight and we were exhausted from the Halloween event at Universal. We paid less to stay here than for my husband and I to buy two tickets to a movie....through a dsicount booking site...and that was still waaaaay too much.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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RamadaCCIDGM, General Manager at Ramada Orlando Near Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2012

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your business.We apologize that your recent stay was less than perfect.as per your feddback We have rectify the issues by taking appropriate measures. We hope that you will give us another chance to exceed your expectations and we hope to see you in the near future.

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Reviewed September 25, 2012

The employees are extremely courteous and kind. The hotel was a wonderful location for the event we were attending. The rooms is spacious and looks clean but it had a rancid smell of rotting animal. The manager was kind enough to change rooms. The new room smelled better but the rug was soaking wet. We stay in hotels frequently because our children are in traveling teams. I spoke with other guests and they also complained of the odor. We were supposed to stay two nights but decided to leave after one. Please fix the odor problem. Its a shame because every other aspect the hotel and staff are nice. But the odor will definitely keep people away.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with friends
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Perzid I, General Manager at Ramada Orlando Near Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2012

Thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to post a review regarding your recent stay at our hotel. I apologize that your experience was anything less than satisfying. Our goal is to not only meet the needs of each and every guest we serve, but to exceed your expectations to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible. I wished you would have brought these issues you experienced to my attention personally so I could have made an effort to resolve them. It is our hope that you will give us another opportunity to serve you. Again, I apologize for the inconvenience during your stay and hope to see you during your next visit.

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Reviewed September 18, 2012

I'm not a professional reviewer and I'm not a hotel conisuer so I'm not that critical of places I stay. I use a hotel for little more than a place to sleep and shower and they met my need just fine. The overall experience was satisfactory enough for me that this is my second stay at this hotel. If I return to the area I will stay there again if at all possible.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled solo
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Thank MARC M
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Perzid I, General Manager at Ramada Orlando Near Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2012

Thank you for taking the time to post a comment and positive feedback about your stay. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and your room was perfect. I will give kudos to my team for making your stay a memorable one. Overall it is a pleasure to see that our hotel made your stay comfortable and we welcome you back anytime! We hope that Ramada Convention Center on International Drive will be your only choice if you ever need a place to stay while in Orlando!

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Reviewed September 17, 2012

Worse hotel I have ever booked. Arrived there and asked to be checked out. Reception staff was friendly and polite but the rooms were awful: smelly, moldy, dirty, small, old, you name it, everything you try and avoid when staying in hotels was there. I could understand if they were charging $50 a night but not at current rates, this is a very old and smelly roadside motel.

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  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled on business
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RamadaCCIDGM, General Manager at Ramada Orlando Near Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2012

Thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to leave a comment on TripAdvisor. I apologize that your experience was anything less than satisfying. Our goal is to not only meet the needs of each and every guest we serve, but to exceed your expectations to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Please know that your feedback is extremely valuable to us. We are set to do our regular Preventive Maintenance on each room which includes deep cleaning. I suggest letting the general manager know of your issues/concerns immediately when happens. If you would like to discuss this further or have additional feedback, please reach out to me. Thank you!

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Address: 8342 Jamaican Ct, Orlando, FL 32819-9313
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Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #302 of 340 Hotels in Orlando
Price Range: $54 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ramada Orlando Near Convention Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 134
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Choose the Ramada Convention Center I-drive Orlando and you'll stay close to all major central Florida attractions while enjoying popular amenities such as free high-speed Internet access and more. Located just 2 miles from Universal Studios, SeaWorld Orlando, and only five miles from Walt Disney World, this hotel offers unparalleled convenience. The Orange County Convention Center is only 1 mile away. You can take care of your shopping needs at Florida Mall or The Mall at Millenia. ... more   less 
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