Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise

Address: 1500 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33316, United States | 2 star motel
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This Holiday Inn Express gets excellent reviews from guests who praise it as the ideal choice for travelers who need a bed between their flight and cruise. The hotel's convenient location puts it minutes from the airport and within walking distance of the cruise port. Recent guests also praise the location for its strip malls and ample dining options. Reviewers report being pleased with the hotel's shuttle service, as well as the nearby Sun Trolley stop. Visitors will find plenty to keep them occupied in the Fort Lauderdale area while staying here.

Guests report that the rooms at the Holiday Inn Express are clean and comfortable. Amenities include premium cable, free standard Internet service, and a microwave and mini refrigerator in each room. While these inclusions make it easy to prepare a quick snack in the room, the hotel's real highlight is breakfast. Reviewers praise the complimentary hot breakfast for its variety. With waffles, sausage, pancakes, bacon, and more on the menu, there's a dish for nearly every taste.

Travelers who are looking for a highly rated room for a short stay in the Fort Lauderdale area are ideally placed to reach both cruises and flights on time at this location.


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This 2 star motel, located in the Harbordale area of Fort Lauderdale, is near Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum, 15th Street Fisheries, Port Everglades, and Action Sportfishing Florida.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHoliday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise Fort Lauderdale

    Reviewed by dougo

    Great for travellers and cruisers pre / post cruise. Glad we stayed here due to all the shops and restaurants close by

    Reviewed Mar 18, 2014
    by (13 reviews) Sydney , Australia Flag of Australia

    Great location - close to the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International - free shuttle pick up and drop off to / from the airport. Close to strip malls and lots of eating options. Close to public transport, eg the Sun Trolley HOHO for $2-3 all day pass. Close to the cruise terminal for paid shuttle or taxi service. Re the hotel itself - large king size room, very clean, complimentary hot breakfast. Great customer service from the front desk

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise Fort Lauderdale

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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