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    Universal Palms Hotel

    4900 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-3113
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          US$89
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          Overview
          • Excellent32%
          • Very good26%
          • Average17%
          • Poor10%
          • Terrible15%
          Travellers talk about
          “front desk” (276 reviews)
          “joel niedle” (11 reviews)
          “pool view” (16 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Family Rooms
          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
          Multilingual Staff
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Self-Serve Laundry
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

          Will never stay in this hotel again. For two days we had cold water to shower, although we complained on da first day. Bathtub drainage is blocked. Pillows were all clumped inside, gave me a headache. Toilets don't flush. Safes are bolted to da floor.

          Thank Colleen G
          Reviewed 21 December 2015

          Jacques at front desk is fabulous. He upgraded our room from 2 queen beds, traditional room to a suite. He also took time to show us the map, explained where we could find places for dinner, and when we had to leave the hotel to...More

          Thank Chayanee K
          Reviewed 21 December 2015

          Where do I start??? For starters, don't be fooled by the fake reviews from people stating that this place was wonderful, clean, awesome, etc... IT'S FALSE !!! They must have their own people writing reviews for this place. I stood here a week too long...More

          1  Thank Gia G
          Reviewed 21 December 2015

          This is hands down the WORST place I ever stayed and I will tell you why! The rooms smell like MOLD and they do not change the sheets when you ask they just fix your bed with the sheets you had on all week! NO...More

          Thank Geno3541
          Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

          This is a nice hotel, is clean, front desk lady was very nice with us. It looks the have been renewing the hotel. Rooms are very clean and new. The location is very good, just 10 mins from the beach and many restaurants. The pool...More

          Thank gsaborio
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Conference Facilities
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$58 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #38 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 191
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          • Location
          • United States >
          • Florida >
          • Broward County >
          • Fort Lauderdale
          • Also Known As
          • El Palacio Fort Lauderdale ,
          • Hotel El Palacio ,
          • Universal Palms Hotel Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Simone W
          Do you have Airport Pick up and Drop off ?
          24 May 2017|
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          Response from TommyBernier1 | Property representative |
          Hi Simone, We do offer a shuttle service with Express Shuttle. Here is the information : The shuttle service is offered in partnership with Express Shuttle. Guests from the Universal Palms Hotel benefit from discounted... More
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          tanline1971
          Why do you advertise a bar/restaurant when there isn't one???
          15 May 2017|
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          Response from tanline1971 | Reviewed this property |
          Let me be clear despite your response. The resteraunt UPH you are describing is non existent. Called and spoke to 2 desk clerks who both stated it s closed indefinitely and has no date to reopen. I have no reason to mislead... More
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          tanline1971
          Why do you advertise a bar/restaurant when there isn't one???
          15 May 2017|
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          Response from heidiwalter01 | Reviewed this property |
          There was no bar....a vending machine that was broken. it was terrible. DONT EVER STAY THERE!!!
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