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    Universal Palms Hotel

    4900 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-3113
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good26%
    • Average17%
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    “front desk” (276 reviews)
    “pool view” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed 4 August 2015

    Loving every minute of it. Room was clean even though it was not state of the art. I found the staff friendly and accomodating and knowledgeable. The area is kinda off the beaten path but I was able to use public transportation. Waffle House next...More

    2  Thank Michael G
    Response from PPappasGM, General Manager at Universal Palms HotelResponded 7 August 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to submit your complimentary review. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest. Should your travels bring you back to the Fort Lauderdale area, please stay with us again.

    Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

    My partner and I were in need of a nice yet affordable 2 night stay in the North Fort Lauderdale area. We came across Universal Palms Hotel. The local and asking rate was perfect, so we booked and hope for the best. Once checked in...More

    2  Thank Alex M
    Response from PPappasGM, General Manager at Universal Palms HotelResponded 4 August 2015

    We appreciate your kind words and recommendation. It was our pleasure to be of service to you. We hope you will be our guest again in the not to distant future.

    Reviewed 1 August 2015

    I would have gave 5 stars but the Mosquitos are out control. Hotel is very for the price. The lady at the front was very nice. Rooms are clean I love they give you plenty of towels in your room. a++++

    2  Thank brownard
    Response from PPappasGM, General Manager at Universal Palms HotelResponded 4 August 2015

    Thank you for the compliments and the high review scores. We most certainly will be looking into the mosquito concern you spoke of and we apologize for the inconvenience.

    Reviewed 30 July 2015

    The interior was okay...it seemed clean and newly renovated. The AC was not blowing cold the entire time, so that was annoying and the room smelled damp when we arrived. We were too tired to complain. Okay for just one night. ALSO! There's a TRAIN....More

    Thank Shonoey
    Response from PPappasGM, General Manager at Universal Palms HotelResponded 31 July 2015

    Thank you for choosing the Universal Palms Hotel for your stay in Fort Lauderdale. We appreciate your feedback. The issues you've mentioned will be discussed among staff members in order to make the necessary improvements.

    Reviewed 24 July 2015

    I travel a lot during the year on business/vacation and after reading a few reviews I was skeptical, but gave it a shot; I usually stay at the Westin by the beach, I must say it was well worth booking a room at UPH. This...More

    1  Thank jpagan924
    Response from PPappasGM, General Manager at Universal Palms HotelResponded 27 July 2015

    Thank you for the kind review. We are happy that you chose our hotel this time around. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest. We hope you will select us again when you're in town on business. By the way, we have...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$21 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #38 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 191
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    • Fort Lauderdale
    • Also Known As
    • El Palacio Fort Lauderdale ,
    • Hotel El Palacio
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    Simone W
    23 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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    14 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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    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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