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    Universal Palms Hotel

    4900 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-3113
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good26%
    • Average17%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible15%
    Travellers talk about
    “front desk” (276 reviews)
    “pool view” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    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
    Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

    It was the first hotel we stayed when move to the USA. Our first room was quite small but consisting of two queen beds, then the lady at the reception thankfully upgraded our room to a suit with a really low price difference. Our second...More

    Thank Spectraa34
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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$21 - US$214 (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
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    • Fort Lauderdale
    • Also Known As
    • El Palacio Fort Lauderdale ,
    • Hotel El Palacio ,
    • Universal Palms Hotel Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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    Simone W
    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
    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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    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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    "Clean, nice pool area."
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