Holiday Inn Ft Lauderdale Beach, Fl

Address: 999 Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, (formerly Holiday Inn), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304, United States | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located in the East Fort Lauderdale area of Fort Lauderdale, is near Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, and TPC at Heron Bay.
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Historical Traveler Reviews Holiday Inn Ft Lauderdale Beach, Fl Fort Lauderdale

Plano, TX

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Well I got a real cheap price via pricelien aroudn $40 per night Dec 24-26, 2003...Haaving said that the rooms are bit dingy and do need upgrading as otehrs mentioned. Beds hurt our backs in the morning. All rooms do have a view of the ocean though. My brother in-law didnt have a reservation and paid $140...that is way too much for this place! The location is not bad because you are close to the water taxi service which can be found near the Galleria/Double Tree Hotel. You must do that $5 for day pass! There is a small mall also nearby wwhere you will find Sloppy Joe's and others off of A1A. lobby small and congested and pool small...but it is worth crossing the street and taking a wak by the beach.

In need of a facelift!

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We stayed at this hotel Dec. 26/03 - Jan.02/04. Could not believe this was a Holiday Inn. Noisy and badly in need of a good cleaning, let alone renovating. While the beds were made daily (the sheets don't fit!), the washroom was not cleaned, nor did the carpets see a vacuum.

Same for the hallways and public areas. The staff was friendly and accommodating, especially Carl in the hotel's restaurant.

Desperate need of renovations

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We were booked into this hotel because of a business meeting that was being held there.

The only reason I didn't give them a terrible mark was because the staff was very helpful and nice. Door slamming was a big thing in this hotel. When people left their rooms the doors slammed loudly and at 1:00 am that's a bad thing - it made the walls shake. The carpeting and chairs had numerous stains on them and the tub was in deperate need of Tilex, and the cover on the one the beds had a large hole in it. I could go on and on.

Rather Sleep on the Sidewalk

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Even though I'm a Holiday Inn Priority Member, we were treated like vagrants at checkin. The suite that they assigned us needed massive renovation. The accommodations were nothing like any other Holdiay Inn where we previously stayed. The water from the fausets was brown and rusty and the suite smelled like rotten eggs. When we brought this to the Manager's attention, he simply stated that the water in Ft.

Lauderdale is always brown and the smell was caused by the carpets being recently cleaned. I know for a fact that this is not true. We pre-paid for four nites, but moved to another hotel on the beach after the first nite's stay. Avoid this hotel at all costs.

Will not recommend this hotel

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Is this a real Holiday Inn Hotel? The room dirty, walls peeling and very poor acoustics. I did not get a good night sleep listening to the noise from the hallway. Will spend a few more bucks to stay in a nicer hotel next time.

Very nice hotel (get it on Hotwire)

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Stayed here Sep 27 thru Sept 30. Very nice place with ocean view....maybe I got lucky but my room on the 11th floor was spotless.

Great location, the buses on AIA & Sunrise Blve make a rental car unnecessary, just don't go by the schedule b/c the buses are VERY erratic (be patient). Take a shared van from the airport for $8. I got this hotel for $42 plus taxes on "Hotwire", the 3 star hotel in the beach zone with 5 "ammenity icons" is the Holiday Inn. The pool is very small and there is no "business center", despite what they say. Unless you demand the best I think you will love this place, especially for the price. Plenty of places within walking distance to get food, beer, beach supplies, munchies, etc. E-mail me with questions.

Great location outside not so great in

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The hotel looked great from the outside when we arrived on 11 sep 03.Room was in need of serious update,walls were dirty,carpets worn,windows dirty,matress marked.After third night complained that bedding had not been changed,changed on forth.Room was vacuumed on day five after complaining.Last two nights upgraded after bug found in bed.We were given free breakfast for last two days and free parking for the seven days, this did not really make up for our stay.Fauderdale was great though.

Clean, safe, and courteous

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We stayed at the Holiday Inn on a weekend getaway without the kids. I was worried about what we might find. We found a great deal on airfare and this hotel so I wasn't sure what we were getting into. Yes, the place could use some paint, but please do you go to Florida to stay in your room???? The staff was very courteous and quick with any concerns we had. Our coffee maker didn't work the first morning, so as we were coming back from their breakfast (the one thing I wouldn't recommend) we stopped by the desk to inform them of this. When we got up to our room on the third floor someone was coming out of our room with our coffee maker to replace it. We were quite impressed!!! Most rooms have a view of the ocean that is beautiful!!! This was ideal for us. If you are wanting a luxury hotel, keep looking. But if you want a good deal with a clean, safe place to stay this is your place. CHeck out Primanti Bros. next door. They have the most incredible pizza and sandwiches ever!!! We ate lunch there every day!!!!!

Good value, great location

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Stayed at this hotel last week of August, 2003. Very few hotel in area are actually on the beach. This one is on the other side of the beach highway...less than a block from the beach. All rooms are ocean view.

Food was adequate. We did check out four rooms before finding one not too loud. Try the middle of the building as high up as possible. All rooms were in pretty good shape, except for some stains (suntan lotion?) on some chairs and carpet. We booked through last minute Travelocity. Great price. We would stay at this hotel again. If you're fussy pay the price for a premium hotel. Lots to do in the area. The half day trip ($39 each) to the Everglades and an airboat ride was fun.

Water taxi is good, but gets tedious (slow) after awile. Good party bars nearby. Eat at the Bluefish...great Mahi Mahi sandwich.

Not so good!

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The rooms are in strong need of renovation. You cant open the windows. The staff was okey. but no more. Nothing to do around the hotel. Parking in Ft Lauderdale is out of the question, so you must use the parking at the hotel. $12/day. Between the hotel and the beach runsA1A not very nice and this goes for all the hotels in Ft Lauderdale. So if you're going to Ft Lauderdaleyou can stay at this hotel its OK, however go to Miami Beach instead.

TripAdvisor Reviews Holiday Inn Ft Lauderdale Beach, Fl Fort Lauderdale

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Travel Blogs from Fort Lauderdale

Road Trippin' in Southern USA

A travel blog entry by markjezek on Jun 12, 2014

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... lucky for us that the World Cup was on and we made the most of the beach side bars to watch these games, and chant with fellow Aussies and every other known nationality around (as you do). Taking in three World Cup games whilst we were here was just the thing to get us out and about enjoying the sun, the heat and the city!

C: Key West - Florida

From Miami we planned to drive all the way down to Key West, a pretty long drive to be honest. So to break up ...

Birthday Cruise

A travel blog entry by finnegan on Mar 09, 2014

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... got registered for the cruise. We had lunch on board at the Horizon Buffet and then checked into our cabin on Caribe 514. We are next door to Dee and Keith and opened the connecting balcony door.

We toured the ship, went to the Sail Away party and then to dinner. The seven of us have dinner in the Botticelli Dining Room. Our servers are Gerrado and Nico. We celebrated my 65th birthday. ...

Day 3 Ft. Lauderdale

A travel blog entry by luv2cruise on Jan 03, 2014

1 comment, 11 photos

... The salad we had was very good, but the pizza was a bit on the cold side. The server was on another planet. Not sure where she was mentally, but not on her job.

Right next door to the cafe we saw kids and adults ice skating. We had to check it out as we were certain it was not ice and it was not. It looked to be fiberglass, but everyone had skates on. It was rather entertaining to watch these ...

Moon Over Miami

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas on Dec 15, 2013

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... dark chocolate. I had Date and Fig Pudding with Custard, delicious. I had Moscato wine and Erin had a cocktail.

After supper we decided to go to the Cinna-Bar Piano Lounge. This lounge has a circular bar around the piano and on the bar are raised piano keys, very unique. When we arrived there were lots of people around the bar playing percussion instruments and singing along with the piano player, Dave from Phoenix. We found two empty seats and ...

Planning, planning, planning

A travel blog entry by adpoor on Oct 10, 2013

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... of emails, HAL won't implement the policy until the end of January; and, best of all, planning excursions at half the cost of the ship excursions. Cost savings isn't the only reason to plan independent excursions; one also travels in much smaller groups and can go places the big buses can't go and can have a flexibile in itinerary. HAL will host a "Meet and Greet" for ...