We had read that the staff was not too friendly, but we found them to be great and very helpful, that wasn't the problem. We stayed before and after a cruise, we didn't have a car, there's simply nothing to do around this hotel, we did eat 4 times at the Waffle House next door. The pool area was beautiful,... More
- Also Known As:
- El Palacio Fort Lauderdale
- Hotel El Palacio
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Universal Palms Hotel is one block from Lockhart Stadium in the Cypress Creek business district, 11 miles from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, and 4 miles from the beach. Adjacent to Interstate 95, the hotel is four miles east of Florida's Turnpike and Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, nine miles from downtown Fort Lauderdale (Las Olas Boulevard), 10 miles from Port Everglades and Coconut Creek Casino, 13 miles from Sawgrass Mills, and 24 miles from Sawgrass Recreation Park (Everglades). Hotel amenities include the sundeck and pool, garden courtyard and exercise room. The hotel also offers free parking, Wi-Fi access in lobby and pool areas, and one of the largest pools in Ft. Lauderdale. ... more less
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