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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The majority of the staff is so nice at the property that you want to say nice things .... but .. well ... it comes down to this a worn property charging class A prices for a budget motel experience. In the room I was assigned, the desk chair was broken, the a/c had two setting on or off and...

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

frequentraveler_724, We appreciate you taking the time to share a review. I am concerned, however, about your less than satisfactory stay recently. I apologize for the unfortunate inconveniences you've shared in your comment. This is certainly not the norm, our Team strives daily to provide all guests with a clean, warm and welcoming environment. We value you as a past...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed one night in a room where the phone and coffee machine both didn't work. Possibly given this room because our friends were using their "points". No water pressure in the shower. Found the bed very comfortable and the breakfast they served was decent.

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Doris K, We appreciate you taking the time so share a review. I apologize for the inconveniences you may have experienced during your recent stay. Rooms are not assigned by method of payment. We strive to provide all guests with a warm, clean and welcoming environment. I am sorry that we fell short of providing this service during your visit....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As everyone else reviewing, was used as a pre-cruise stay. Room was fine for that. Had mini fridge but I couldn't get it as cold as I would like. Publix and total wine are walking distance which was nice to stock up before he cruise. Looks like they are doing an addition which would be nice. We had 5 people....

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Tracy C, Thank you so much for sharing a review with others. We value your business and your comments are very important to us. We strive daily to provide all guests with the exceptional service they expect and deserve. I am happy to hear our location worked well for you. We hope to having you back with us to enjoy...

Brookeville, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Holiday Inn Express is near to both Ft Lauderdale Airport and the Cruise port. We stayed the night before our cruise. Friendly staff, nice hotel rooms and breakfast included. The one negative was the exceptionally high price for this location compared to all the other Holiday Inn Express hotels.

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Patricia C, Thank you for sharing a review. We value your business and your comments are very important to us. January thru March are peak season months and our rates are in range of the other hotels on SE 17th Street. We hope to have you back with us in the future to enjoy our new additions. Warmest regards, Gloria...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean hotel, friendly staff, convenience stores close by, breakfast was ok, clean pool and recreational facilities. The shuttle service to the mall was on time, however uber would have been cheaper and with less stops.

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Zobida G, Thank you for taking the time to share a review. It is such a pleasure to hear your stay with us was satisfactory. We value you as a past guest and hope to have you back with us soon. Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General Manager

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was very clean , comfortable, and convenient . The staff was very helpful , and the GM Gloria Williams was very nice. They offer a third party shuttle service to the cruise ship at $8.00 per person, which was great, We didn't have to do much the driver dropped us off in front of our ship , and...

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

chefdave72, Thank you so much for your kind words of compliment. We appreciate you taking the time to share a review with others. I will be sure and share the good new with our Team. We value you as a past guest and look forward to your next visit. Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General Manager

Haines City, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean and very friendly staff and a special thanks to Gregg he was very helpful though our stay. The best and most accommodating that I have came across in long time Great location close to beaches, shops and restaurants Will be back in the future

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Melinda L, Thank you so much for your kind words of compliment. I will be sure and share the good news with Greg and the rest of our Team. We value you as a past guest and your comments are very important to us. The Team strives daily to provide all guests with the exceptional service they expect and deserve...

Lubbock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here prior to cruise. Hotel shuttle picked us up at airport-we called after we got our luggage and waited about 15 minutes. It is about a 15 minute ride to hotel. Hotel was clean and well managed. Lots of construction at hotel but it did not cause us any problems. Drug store two blocks away to buy wine and...

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

travelingnana0806, Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review. We appreciate your kind words of compliment. It's nice to hear our location worked well for you. We value your business and hope to have you back with us soon. Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General Manager

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical HIE, A little congested right now due to construction. The building is older but rooms have been remodeled and very comfortable. Rates are high the night before cruise departure. The hotel was full on Sat night. On a very busy street, making it difficult to cross the street to restaurants on the other side. We had a shuttle to...

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Jaxx k, Thank you for taking the time for sharing a review. I apologize for any inconveniences experience due to construction going on outside of the hotel. We value you as a past guest and your comments are very important to us. We hope to have you back with us soon to enjoy our new additions! Warmest regards, Gloria Williams...

Rocky Point, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Conveniently located just a short ride north from the Port Everglades Cruise Ship Terminal, the Holiday Inn Express of Fort Lauderdale Beach offers a clean, safe and modest lodging close to the beach. The hotel offers an included breakfast as well as a free airport shuttle every half hour. Plenty of alternatives for meals in the immediate vicinity, too.

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ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share a review. I am happy to hear our location worked well for you. We value you as a past guest and your comments are very mportant to us. We hope to have you back with us soon. Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the Holiday Inn Express Fort Lauderdale hotel, an unsurpassed option among hotels near the Broward County Convention Center, Port Everglades and the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport. We are located in the heart of it all and offer a 24 hour complimentary airport shuttle. We are located one block from the north entrance of Port Everglades. Dozens of great restaurants are within walking distance. Our premiere location is also just 2 blks. From the Broward County Convention Center and adjacent to two large shopping centers. For only $1.75 Per person, any guest may catch the bus to Fort Lauderdale Beach or to the Galleria Mall right from the front of our hotel! Enjoy a tour of the Venice of America on the Water Taxi. We are a 3 minute walk to the nearest stop. We are the closest Holiday Inn to the Las Olas Riverfront & Shops at Las Olas. Our beautifully appointed guest rooms are designed with your comfort in mind. Each room is equipped with the comforts of home-- in-room coffeemaker, hairdryer, refrigerator, microwave, iron/ironing board, 32'' remote controlled cable TV (70 channels with HBO), and complimentary WiFi. Enjoy a unique hot buffet breakfast experience at our new Express Start breakfast bar served every morning in our lobby from 6:30am-9:30am weekday and 6:30am-10:00am weekends. We feature a great selection of fruit, juices, cereals, bagels, muffins, omelets or scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, yogurt, fluffy biscuits and hot pancakes. Relax in comfort in our 100% non-smoking facility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport

Address: 1500 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range: RM580 - RM1,368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport 2.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise Hotel
Holiday Inn Ft Lauderdale
Holiday Inn Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#21 Romantic Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#22 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#26 Family Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
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“Please improve the air conditioning so it isn't always kicking in so loudly.”
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“From what I could tell, the hotel is solidly built, where I didn't hear any outside noise with the location being close to the airport.”
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