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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 27 December 2015

This hotel is clean but the rooms are very dated. We stayed here one night in November before a cruise and will not stay here again. It is close to restaurants, shops and the cruise port but it somehow just isn't worth the money. Check out was chaotic. Stay if you like - just not worth the money. My view...

2Thank sue L
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Dear Sue L, Thank you for writing a review on our hotel. Our goal is to deliver exceptional service and superior accommodation to all of our guests and we appreciate your business with us. It is nice to read that you have appreciated the cleanliness of the hotel. However, it is regrettable if you find the rooms dated and your...

Cuenca, Ecuador
Reviewed 25 December 2015

we arrived on tue. at 10pm and front desk was excellent, very helpful and made arrangements to be transported to airport the following morning at 5:30 am. The problems now started : 1-no driver 2-no else knew how to drive van 3-front desk called a cab. front desk manager did not want to pay the $15 cab price only wanted...

2Thank kasidog
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Dear kasidog, Thank you for posting a candid feedback from your recent stay with us. I was concerned to see your disappointment with one of our staff members. I would like to apologize for any inconvenience this issue may have caused you during your stay. Rest assured, your comments will be shared with our management team to properly address your...

Summerfield, Florida, United States
Reviewed 24 December 2015

We stayed here and were not impressed!!! Aside from being highly overpriced for parking the car, a regular room was MORE than the room with parking. The location was fine, but the noise which the management allowed was terrible after midnight.

2Thank Randy C
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Dear Randy C, We appreciate your post regarding your recent stay with our hotel. Your review is important as it will help us monitor the things we need to improve on and the things we are good at. We are glad you found our location convenient for your needs. Rest assured that your comments regarding the parking fee will be...

London, Canada
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Our second time staying at this particular hotel and we would most likely stay here again if cruising out of Port Everglades. Close to the airport, dining, beach, shopping and the pier. Breakfast is the usual, seating is limited. Staff at the front desk are super friendly and personable. We had an accessible room on the ground floor and it...

2Thank RCMommy
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Dear RCMommy, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at our hotel. It is good to know that our location was convenient for your needs. Thank you for noting our hotel staff and the customer service they rendered. On the other hand, I am sorry to hear about the disappointments you had with the soundproofing conditions on the site. Your...

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Went one day early before our cruise and stayed at this hotel. They did provide free pickup from the airport. The rooms were clean, cool and ready when we got there. Lots of shops and restaurants within walking distance. There was also a large store that had hundreds of different brands and variety of wines less than a block away....

2Thank kcfrog81
ExpressCC17, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review. It's such a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay. I'm happy to hear that our location worked well for you. We value you as a past guest and your comment is very important to us. We hope to have you back with us soon. Warmest...

Incline Village, Nevada
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

As with almost all of these pre/post cruise hotels, it is heavily used and abused. The staff was very pleasant, but the hard use of all of these hotels shows. The a/c was quite noisy and we had to turn it off to sleep. The breakfast was normal and ok. I guess that paying $175 for a mediocre hotel makes...

2Thank airmike943
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport, responded to this review

Dear airmike943, I appreciate the time you took to share your experience while staying at our hotel. Thank you for recognizing our hotel staff. I apologize, though, for not meeting your expectations regarding the air conditioning system. I also apologize our property was not as nice as you anticipated.Your comments are noted and forwarded to our Management team for proper...

Rishon Lezion, Israel
Reviewed 13 December 2015

The room was comfortable, nice amenities, great breakfast and the staff was helpful and friendly. The hotel manager and staff really went out of their way to make us feel at home. This hotel really exceeded our family's expectations.

2Thank MelLev1970
Nashville, United States
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Just checked out of this hotel and we will be back for our next cruise in March. Front desk staff at check in was very friendly and full of information about the area. When we checked out Gloria was great also.

2Thank Karen A
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Holiday expresses generally range from acceptable to very good. This one is at the top of the scale. The owners care about every detail and it shows. The breakfast is good and the breakfast area is attended to. The location to the airport, the cruise area and the Ocean is very nice. The front desk was perfect. Great job by...

3Thank Stuart L
Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 9 December 2015

This was chosen because of its location to the airport and its free shuttle service. We used the sister hotel, Crowne Plaza, previously but they were asking for a bit more money. The hotel was new and clean and the service was excellent. If you’re driving, you can park in the ramp, take the elevator to your floor with your...

3Thank Paul W

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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: RM602 - RM1,582 (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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“NOT 205 or above it unless you like to look at a wall!”
 of 5 bubbles paulbJ8022EQ, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Please improve the air conditioning so it isn't always kicking in so loudly.”
 of 5 bubbles Joannetanlines, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles , 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any floor is okay. Sometimes 2nd floor is better to avoid the elevator rush.”
 of 5 bubbles JimK42, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't ask for a first floor room”
 of 5 bubbles jackwattjohannahallc, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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