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Holiday Inn & Suites Across from Universal Orlando

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Pennsylvania
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here based on the close location to Universal and the shuttle option. After checking in, we had no issues with finding our room and the staff was very friendly. However, the water pressure in the shower was pretty terrible. It took a very long time for the long hair ladies in our group to wash our hair. We...

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Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I've been several times to this hotel in the last 4 years and I have always received a friendly treatment from its employees. The staff has obviously been renovated but the cordial treatment of them has persisted over time. My last visit started on January 28 and once again I was fortunate to have a room upgrade upone check in....

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Gary R, General Manager at Holiday Inn & Suites Across from Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Dear juancni28, Thank you for a wonderful review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the many amenities offered at our location. We look forward to creating that memorable positive stay experiences for you the next time you visit our hotel. General Manager

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

You can see the universal sign from the hotel, it's about 15 minute walk to get actually into the park but the hotel offer a free bus which is great for the evening to go for drinks. The hotel also offer a free bus to sea world but you have to get the bus to universal first then sea world...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel location was great and the staff was super friendly and helpful, but otherwise I have nothing good to say about this hotel. Our room smelled strongly of mildew and my boyfriend and I had sinus issues the entire stay because of it. The water pressure in the shower is awful. The fridge and AC unit in the room...

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 weeks and was a bit worried after reading some of the negative reviews before we left however our stay was great and everyone we encountered was very friendly and helpful, The best bit of the hotel is it's location for Universal, a 15 min walk and a side entrance through valet parking which cuts out the...

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Gary R, General Manager at Holiday Inn & Suites Across from Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Dear Andy R, Thank you very much for your fantastic review! We are thrilled to learn your time with us was splendid. We look forward to seeing you again next time you travel into the Orlando area. General Manager

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed in this hotel for 2 nights recently. Hotel needs a few upgrades BUT it is still a nice hotel. I was upgraded to a suite just because I am a Holiday Inn loyalty member. BTW if you travel a lot like I do I would become a loyalty member of every hotel. You receive nice perks. For just...

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Gary R, General Manager at Holiday Inn & Suites Across from Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Dear bryanhI788PI, Thank you so much for sharing your great stay experience. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the hospitality of our staff. They truly care about providing the best guest experience. We look forward to you returning again very soon. General Manager

Brandon, Mississippi
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for a few nights while going to Universal and it was awesome. Less than a 5 minute drive to park at Universal. Room was nice and spacious the only downside was we were on the top floor and our showers water pressure was low. Would definitely stay here again. It was also easy to drive from the hotel...

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Gary R, General Manager at Holiday Inn & Suites Across from Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Dear Mgmracing, Thank you very much for your fantastic review! We are thrilled to learn your time with us was splendid. We look forward to seeing you again next time you travel into the Orlando area. General Manager

Valparaiso, Indiana
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here because i was looking for a quick getaway to Universal Studios that wouldn't break the bank. I chose not to book a Universal hotel as I'm not sure the added value is there like Disney. When I pulled up to the Holiday Inn it is literally across the street from the Universal complex. We walked to the...

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Gary R, General Manager at Holiday Inn & Suites Across from Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Dear BullyWilson, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with. We look forward to having you stay with us again next time you are in the Orlando area. General Manager

Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hotel to stay for pretty much any place you're visiting around the attractions. It's directly across the street from Universal and about 15 minutes from the Disney Springs area. The hotel is very clean and the staff was welcoming. Room was very clean, actually my first remark as we walked in was how clean it smelled....

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Gary R, General Manager at Holiday Inn & Suites Across from Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Dear Mike O, We are pleased to hear you were comfortable and enjoyed the accommodations during your stay. Thank you for your comments and we look forward to having you as our guest again very soon. General Manager

Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at about 1700 and was quickly checked in. The rooms are very large and well equipped with TVs microwave and coffee machine. There is also a large fridge and a safe. We had 2 double beds and a view from the 7th floor. All the staff where very friendly and helpful. The rooms where made up every dat...

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Gary R, General Manager at Holiday Inn & Suites Across from Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Dear Leslie A, We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our hotel. Thank you for such a great review. We are looking forward to many future visits with you. General Manager

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn & Suites across from Universal Orlando is located in the heart of Central Florida's exciting attractions, convention and shopping area. Visit our recently renovated hotel just across the street from the Universal Orlando Resort. Our property features a variety of room types to fit any traveler's needs from Deluxe Guest Rooms with two double beds or a king size bed, and spacious One or Two-Bedroom Suites with nicely equipped kitchenette including microwave and refrigerator. Must be at least 21 to stay. Fabulous amenities to enhance your visit to Orlando such as Game Room, Gift Shop, Guest Laundry Facilities and Valet Service, Fitness Center, Business Center, Outdoor Heated Pool and Kids Splash Zone and the Destination Universal Guest Services Desk with discount attraction tickets to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, and SeaWorld. Complimentary Limited Scheduled transportation to Universal Orlando and SeaWorld. Transportation to Walt Disney World also available. Shuttle transportation schedule subject to change seasonally, service provided through the Destination Universal Guest Services Desk, advance reservations required. TGI Friday's Restaurant on-property serving Breakfast Buffet, Lunch and Dinner, Bar offers Happy Hour daily. TGI Friday's also serving room service. Banquet/Meeting facilities feature 13,000 sq. ft. of flexible function space including 6,500 square foot ballroom and 8 break out rooms. Our experienced team will make your stay or event with us special. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn & Suites Across from Universal Orlando

Address: 5905 Kirkman Road, Orlando, FL 32819-7925
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: £71 - £138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn & Suites Across from Universal Orlando 3*
Number of rooms: 256
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#147 Family Hotel in Orlando
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“Choose a different hotel”
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“There are some buildings and road works so higher floor but not really a problem”
lesliea686, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“WiFi is free for Rewards Members only.”
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“There is a TGI Friday's next door; great staff and good food/drinks; have plenty of both and then perhaps you can sleep.”
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