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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando

HIExpress.comUS$114*
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here when we visited Universal. It really is a great location and alternative to staying at one of their resorts. Our room was very clean and the bed was comfortable. The price was reasonable especially since we stayed during spring break and the hotel was completely booked when we were there. The staff was very friendly and helpful....

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jmmiller123456, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your return visit. Have a great day.

Savannah, Georgia
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

I am a tour professional and had the very best experience ever with my group at this property. Check in was seamless and rooms were clean, comfortable, and well appointed. My group of over 3 dozen and not one complaint! Breakfast was done well. Seemed to be a mixed group of guests including families, couples, groups, and teams. All were...

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Diana T, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the "5 star" review!! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us, and took the time to mention so many great things about your stay. I cannot wait to share your comments with our team. We do hope you will bring your group back to stay with us!!! Stay well, and enjoy your...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very convenient for 2 day visit to Universal, took the shuttle both days to and fro. You have to sign up for morning departures at 7:00 am. Room was clean, breakfast was great for our family of 5. Pool was clean and nice for a dip after a day in the park. Location is great, plenty of restaurants/shops close by....

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jmmiller123456, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. We are happy that it was the "Perfect" stay for your family. We appreciate the comments and hope to see you again. Have a good day.

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is very conveniently located, just 2 miles from Universal Studios, and close to Premium Outlets and restaurants. The front desk staff are very friendly and helpful, the housekeeping staff was very pleasant and quiet, rooms are spacious and comfortable (though the beds are a little hard). There were lots of student groups and families but we didn't find...

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jmmiller123456, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments from your recent stay at our Holiday Inn Express. We value all guest feedback and happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We will be adding safes to our guest rooms this summer! We hope you will visit our hotel again. Have a great day.

Missouri
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The location is great when visiting Universal and having the free shuttle is a plus- but the room wasn't as clean as it could have been- especially the carpet and bathroom. I can forgive a place for most things but any hotel has the ability to be basically clean. Breakfast was good but the room was much to small for...

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jmmiller123456, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed the Universal area and free shuttle to the park. We do apologize for the cleanliness issue as this is not the service we strive to deliver. Please be assured your comments will be shared with our housekeeping team. We appreciate the feedback and hope you have a great day.

Sioux Falls, SD
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We booked this room as part of a package from Universal so that we could get into the park an hour early. That part of it was well worth it as it saved us well over an hour of standing in line at Gringotts. For the most part the staff at this property was very helpful. The only bad thing...

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jmmiller123456, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments from your recent stay at our Holiday Inn Express. We do apologize if our rooms did not meet your expectations. We do have suites that are larger than our standard rooms. We appreciate all guest feedback and thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Have a good day.

Kent, Ohio
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stayed here during Wrestlemania weekend. The hotel is your standard Holiday Inn Express. The room was very clean and comfortable. I really liked the decor in the hotel. It had a little movie theme. The Blues Brothers statues in the lobby were pretty cool. It was a pretty unique setup. The fitness center was adequate, it is typical of most...

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jmmiller123456, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you for spending WrestleMania weekend at our hotel. We appreciate the feedback and we hope to see you again next year. Have a great day.

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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We are gold members with holiday inn's. We travel often and always use them. And by doing so we have come to expect a certain standard with the rooms ect. When we stay. This is by far the worst holiday inn we have stayed at. I have no idea if we were given such a poor room because we used...

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jmmiller123456, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking my call today. I am again truly sorry that our double rooms did not have the tub that you were expecting. Enjoy the rest of your day.

Zephyrhills
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We have stayed here a couple of times now and have never had any issues. The hotel is so convenient to Universal and also The Mall at Millenia is a short easy drive. The rooms are always clean, staff is friendly, great free breakfast and 24hr coffee! My only suggestion is all rooms should have a mini fridge. I personally...

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jmmiller123456, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back to our Holiday Inn Express. We appreciate the nice feedback. We do have refrigerators in our suites only at this time, however we will be adding to all rooms this summer. Thanks again. Have a great day.

Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This was our second stay at this property. For only about $20 more, we upgraded the room size to include a sofa bed. The room seemed about twice the size of the standard one! Money well spent. Breakfast was just about at the level of a regular Holiday Inn Express. The front desk was helpful. We were able to walk...

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jmmiller123456, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back again to stay at our Holiday Inn Express. We appreciate the nice comments and happy to hear you enjoyed the upgrade to a suite. Please keep us in mind for your next Universal vacation. Have a great day.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Closest Holiday Inn Express Hotel to Universal Orlando Just steps away from Universal Studios and 10 minutes from the Orlando Convention Center, our central Orlando hotel offers both comfort and convenience. If you are looking for lodging near Orlando theme parks, look no further than our charming Orlando hotel, conveniently located at the intersection of Florida s Turnpike and I-4. Easy access to popular Orlando attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica. Cruise International Drive, also known as I-Drive , for the best shopping, restaurants and entertainment in Orlando. Prime Outlets, Festival Bay, and Mall at Millenia are all five minutes away. Also, we are only 15 minutes away from downtown Orlando. During your Orlando business trip, you will be impressed with the accommodations our Orlando hotel provides. Our Universal hotel is conveniently located near the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center and is the perfect place to stay during your visit to Orlando, FL. While vacationing in Orlando, enjoy several hotel amenities including free high-speed Internet access, pool heated (seasonally) and hot breakfast buffet. Book your reservation today and enjoy our great Orlando hotel deals and rates. Must be 21 years of age with valid credit card at check in. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando

Address: 5605 Major Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819-7960 (Formerly Sleep Inn & Suites @ Univ Studios)
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: €91 - €158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Universal Studios Orlando 2.5*
Number of rooms: 196
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#98 Business Hotel in Orlando
#155 Family Hotel in Orlando
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“The elevators are plenty fast enough and there are stairs - we haven't had a room that didn't work yet.”
Live4VacationTrips, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Vending machines are near elevator so if you need silence, ask for a room away from the elevator.”
Karenswims, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the opposite side of Wendy's, the drive thru traffic can get noisy.”
brewer559, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“in the middle”
emissouri92, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Back side rooms overlook a Wendy's restaurant and not far from major road so some road noise in the room. Front side faces the parking lot.”
ColonelAudubon, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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