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Floridian Express Hotel

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Plymouth, Devon
Reviewed 18 September 2011

Just returned from our two week stay in this place, but am afraid I would not recommend it as there would be plenty of places in the budget range of a far higher standard. We stayed here fiftenn years ago when it was owned by Holiday Inn Express and I don't think there has been anything done to it since...

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Met_Management_Team, Director of Sales at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Metropolitan Express. We appreciate the time you took to let us know your comments and we believe we have failed to meet your expectations. For failing you, we sincerely apologize. We appreciate comments and feedback from our valued guests, as it helps us work harder to improve and correct our failings. Hope you...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2011

Stayed here at the beginning of july 2011 with my sister, gran, mum and dad. When we first arrived we had bother trying to find our rooms and after asking hotel staff we were still clueless. After finding our rooms we were majorly dissappointed. We had 3 rooms between us, all on the second floor facing towards Universal Studios area....

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Met_Management_Team, Director of Sales at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Metropolitan Express. We appreciate the time you took to let us know your feedback and it does appear in some areas we have failed to meet your expectations. For these items, we sincerely apologize. With comments and feedback from our valued guests, we will work harder to improve and show we can meet...

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2011

We almost changed our booking when I read some of the negative reviews on Trip Advisor. We talked about it for days but then bit by bit more positive reviews came in so we stuck with it - glad we did and saved ourselves the money. As long as you remember that this is a budget hotel then you will...

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Met_Management_Team, Director of Sales at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Metropolitan Express! We do appreciate all reviews; especially our valued contented clientele! With comments such as yours, our entire staff can feel confident they are accomplishing the goal of making the Metropolitan Express as special as we feel it is to our guests. Looking forward to seeing you again soon!!

Reviewed 7 September 2011

We booked this hotel based on it's location, right across the road from wet'n'wild. The reviews and photos showed a typical low cost American hotel/motel set up with the facilities we were looking for, and this is pretty much what we found. Positives are the location (200 yards from wet'n'wild, and about a mile from universal). Both sets of parks...

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Met_Management_Team, Director of Sales at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Metropolitan Express. We like to hear from our valued clients to see how we can improve and appreciate all comments both good and bad. It is only with comments such as yours that we can continue to improve. Please come see us again soon!

Reviewed 6 September 2011

We went as a party of 14 to this hotel and as we arrived at the desk the staff were very pleasant with us and attended to us straight away we were given 4 rooms near each other and each room was lovely and clean and equipped with everything we needed, we was told we would get 2 fridges for...

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Met_Management_Team, Director of Sales at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Metropolitan Express! We do appreciate all reviews; especially our valued happier clientele! With comments such as yours, our entire staff can feel confident they are accomplishing the goal of making the Metropolitan Express as special as we feel it is to our guests. We want you to become our repeat customers as we...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2011

The staff at this hotel perform as a team under as excellent GM , nothing seems to be too much trouble to help in any way the enjoyment of the guests .A new idea just introduced at the hotel is the dance ZUMBA with lessons from an instructor.A good location for busses and restaurants plus complimentary continental breakfast served al...

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Met_Management_Team, Director of Sales at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Metropolitan Express! We do appreciate all reviews; especially our valued return clientele! With comments such as yours, our entire staff can feel confident they are accomplishing the goal of making the Metropolitan Express as special as we feel it is to our guests. Looking forward to seeing you again soon!!

Port Orange, Florida
Reviewed 29 August 2011

My 13 year old son played a tennis tournament in Universal Orlando area and his last match went late last Saturday. So, instead of driving back to Port Orange, we used Expedia special rate for one night and we got Metropolitan Express for one night. When we got there we had to wait about 30 min at the check in....

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Met_Management_Team, Director of Sales at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Metropolitan Express. We appreciate the time you took to let us know your feedback and it appears we have failed to meet your expectations. For our shortcomings, we sincerely apologize. With comments and feedback from our valued guests, we will work harder to improve and show we can meet and exceed all of...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2011

Very basic hotel - Rooms are small with inadequate lighting. Safe was faulty. Mentioned several times but was not fixed. The staff offered the use of hotel safe and locker. Only provide two shuttles a day to disney parks at 07:30 and 11:30 - not good enough. The breakfast was poor - basically toast or cereal. The hotel staff were...

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Met_Management_Team, Director of Sales at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Metropolitan Express. We appreciate the time you took to let us know your comments and we believe we have failed to meet your expectations. For failing you, we sincerely apologize. We appreciate comments and feedback from our valued guests, as it helps us work harder to improve and correct our failings. Hope you...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2011

We have stayed in this hotel over 30 times, right from when it was a Holiday Inn Express to I-Drive Inn to Metropolitan Express. Still the same wonderful lady running the breakfast room as when we first went in 1996. There's still a couple of the same reception staff there as well. They are all beyond friendly, helpful and lovely....

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Met_Management_Team, Director of Sales at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Metropolitan Express! We do appreciate all reviews; especially our valued return clientele! With comments such as yours, our entire staff can feel confident they are accomplishing the goal of making the Metropolitan Express as special as we feel it is to our guests. The entire staff is looking forward to seeing you again...

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 14 August 2011

We stayed here for two nights. The room was clean and ac worked fine. Nothing fancy, but a decent room and good location. But... the free breakfast was awful -borderline sanitary and the breakfast staff was unprofessional and rude to guests -to the point of yelling at them. We also had a problem with the tub providing only scalding hot...

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Thank you for your review of the Metropolitan Express. We appreciate the time you took to let us know your feedback and it does appear in some areas we have failed to meet your expectations. For these items, we sincerely apologize. With comments and feedback from our valued guests, we will work harder to improve and show we can meet...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Orlando Floridian Express Hotel is located on world renowned International Drive, offers 218 spacious guest rooms and is conveniently located at the entrance to Universal Orlando. Floridian Express International Drive is in the heart of Orlando, walking distance from Wet 'n Wild and SkyVenture Orlando. This family-friendly hotel is within close proximity of Pirate's Dinner Adventure and Titanic the Experience. We provide a high quality alternative for a wide range of travelers because we offer added amenities not found in many other hotels. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Floridian Express Hotel

Address: 6323 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-8213 (Formerly The Metropolitan Express)
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando > Florida Center
Price Range: $69 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Floridian Express Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 218
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Also Known As:
Metropolitan Express Orlando
Metropolitan Express Hotel Orlando
Drive Inn
Holiday Inn Orlando
Floridian Express Hotel Orlando, Florida
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“poolside rooms are great for pool days but dont leave your door open or lizards may visit lol”
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“I will not recommend this hotel. It just too old!”
glorycarter, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“NO elevator so maybe first floor.”
Troy60795, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs, facing pool is nice and quiet”
truckc2017, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book elsewhere”
Blaydon1414, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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