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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Clean, convenient for night before cruise. Staff very helpful. Next to grocery store and convenient fast food. Free breakfast in morning if you want to stay on site. Decent coffee. Nice pool area outside.

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

tamenard, Thank you for taking the time to share a review. We appreciate you utilizing one of our IHG properties. We value your business and look forward to your next visit. Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General Manager

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

I am a Spire rewards club member and have never given a review. I am not easy to impress but had such a great experience here that I felt it warranted my first review. Gloria Williams, who is the manager, totally blew me away. I was so impressed how she made my wife and I feel welcomed and went out...

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

"Precruise" Thank you so much for your kind words of compliment. We value you as a spire elite member of IHG Rewards and your comments are very important to us. The Team and I strive daily to provide all guests with a warm, friendly and welcoming environment. It is nice to hear we may have been successful in our efforts...

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hotel. Great transportation. The employees were all helpful and the shuttle service is wonderful. Great location. This is very convenient to the cruise ships. ABI and Lauren at the front desk were extremely helpful.

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

Thank you for choosing to stay at one of our IHG properties. We value you business and your comments are very important to us. We look forward to more visits. Warmest regards, Gloria Williams General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Under renovation . We have stayed here before room okay ,breakfast was good .our only issue was transportation too and from the hotel and port . We called the hotel twice before the shuttle picked us up well over 1hr had problems getting a taxi to the port one came and refused to take us there was 4 of us...

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

Doreen S, Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review. Your comments are very important to us. I apologize for the delay in getting picked up from the airport. If there is going to be a long wait, staff normally alert the waiting guests to allow them the option of waiting for complimentary shuttle or chose...

Ellettsville, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, staff were very friendly and accommodating. Hermanie went out of her way to get us Transportation to their other facility for us to get food and cocktails. We would definitely stay there again, short distance to airport and cruise port. Bob and Diane

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

BobW22080822, Thank you for taking the time to share a review. I am hoping you have attached your comment to the right hotel. We do not have a staff member by the name of Hermanie. Either way, we are happy to hear that you are stay at one of our IHG properties. We value you as a past guest and...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling by car from the Gulf side of Florida to Key West, we wanted to break up our time on the road with an overnight stop in Fort Lauderdale. We had stayed at this Holiday Inn two years prior and found it to be a good and very reasonable spot for a short stay. Although not on the beach, it...

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

Boogabooster_com, Thank you for taking the time to share a review with others. It is such a pleasure to hear that our location worked well for you. We value you as a repeat guest and your comments are very much appreciated. We hope to have you back with us soon. Warmest regards, Gloria

St. Louis MO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed at a few of the popular pre-cruise hotels. This time we tried out the Holiday Inn Express 17th Street for our pre-cruise night stay. Hotel prices were absolutely insane for some reason this weekend, so we opted to redeem IHG Guest Rewards points for a free night stay. The hotel is undergoing a large expansion - if existing...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the holiday Inn express cruise airport the day before out cruise, it was very close to the cruise port and waking distance to shops and restaurants! Shuttle is free from the airport . Hotel was clean and was being renovated for an additional area with rooms and pool ect... staff was very friendly and helpful specially a...

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

Raye777, Thank you for taking the time to share a review. It is such a pleasure to hear all was well during your stay. We appreciate your kind words of compliment and will be sure and share the good news with Greg and the rest of our Team! We value you as past guests and hope to have you back...

Lindsay, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel personal did every effort to satisfy us from the moment we arrived. Our flight was rescheduled for the afternoon and we were allowed to leave the room the next day at 13:00. There are nearby restaurants, and free shattel to the airport. The hotel is located not far from downtown and near a Water Taxi station. Breakfast was...

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

YH90, Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review. It is such a pleasure to hear that all was well during your recent stay. I will be sure and share the good news with our Team. They strive daily to provide all guests with a fresh, clean and welcoming environment. We value you as a past...

houston, texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location for cruisers. Hotel staff very friendly, courteous and helpful. Complimentary airport shuttle; hotel can arrange shuttle to cruise ship terminal. Rooms are large and clean. Complimentary breakfast was standard fare. Walking distance to shopping mall and restaurants. For a HI Express it's a bit pricey, but it's 'the season' in south Florida and 'around the corner' from the...

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

CaptainCruisingnet, Thank you for taking the time to share a review with others. We appreciate hearing "just the facts". :) We value you as a past guest and your comments are very important to us. I am pleased to hear our location worked well for you and that our Team provided exceptional service during your stay. I will be sure...

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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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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $190 - $503 (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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