I had booked a 3 1/2 star hotel on hotwire - and was surprised to get the Holiday Inn (again).
This time, I had to walk a bit from reception to my room - and I had no "pool-view" as last time, but was looking towards the canal at the back side of the building.
The room though was OK with a comfortable bed; good and stable high-speed internet.
Just the bathtub could do with some maintenance - oxidation is not acceptable.
I was also surprised of not having any safety-box in my room.
Talking about safety:
The worst experience - and therefore I give a "poor" rating this time, was "SAFETY":
The wing where my room was located, was extremely noisy - but I felt like in a 1 star motel somewhere in Africa: some neighbours smokeded in their rooms; shouting at each other and some of them had at least one loud argument in the corridor and behind the hotel a day; threatening with arms.
I felt extremely unsafe and could not believe to be in a Holiday Inn in the western world...
It´s annoying that the hotel had no security personnel in place; and very little presence of the hotel staff on the corridors. Police showed up 2 times during my 3 day visit there.
Probably I had bad luck with the timing.... Let´s see, if it´s different again next time.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in South Florida's bustling Broward County just minutes from Fort Lauderdale, The SAWGRASS GRAND Hotel and Suites ushers in a new era of modern style in one of the state's premier business and leisure destinations. An anchor in South Florida's mix of high-tech companies and powerhouse retail centers, the service-driven 291-room hotel is a sought-after destination for sports enthusiasts, shoppers and sightseers alike, offering easy access to Sun Life Stadium, BB&T Center and nearby Sawgrass Mills Mall, as well as the Everglades, beaches and popular South Florida attractions. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Hotel And Suites Sawgrass Mills
- Holiday Inn Sunrise
- Sunrise Holiday Inn