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Holiday Inn & Suites Across from Universal Orlando

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Our family of 5 and another of our family friends (family of 3) are here now, October 9 to 18, 2016. Our family has a two bedroom suite which is amazing for 5. Two full bedroom with full bath in each, double doors to close for complete privacy and quiet. In the middle of both bedrooms is a reasonably sized...

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

Dear Kathy L, Thanks for writing the feedback from your recent stay. I am happy that you enjoy your stay and that you found the staff very friendly. I will share your comments with the housekeeping team as I can assure you that situations like this are a rarity and not the norm. I do hope that you will be...

Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had to stay here due to Hurricane Matthew.(fleeing from the East Coast) The people at this hotel all deserve a huge THANK YOU from our family for being so accommodating. There were managers walking the halls asking how we were doing, they had arranged for kid activities in the banquet hall, and did the best that they could with...

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

Dear Sniz31, 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. Gary R. General Manager

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We spent one night in this hotel following a long haul flight before travelling onto our destination the following day. We arrived late, check in was easy and quick and the room was very comfortable. Overall the stay was brief but very comfortable. I always find Holiday Inn hotels good in popular locations and this was the case again. I...

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

Dear Peter F, Thank you so much for sharing your recent stay experience. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. General Manager

Reviewed 3 October 2016

Our room was nice and it's in a great location. Also having TGI right there is great. BUT note they only cary full and king beds. Since they were out of one king-bed bedrooms my husband and I got a two full-bed room. Not vey fun trying to sleep in a smaller bed.

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

Dear Amandap269, We appreciate you taking the time to write and share your review. We look forward to seeing you again soon next time your travels take you to the Orlando area. General Manager

Tampa, FL
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Just picked up our housekeeping tip and put it back in my wallet. We were gone all day, from 7:30am until 5:15pm. Housekeeping hadn't come when we got back. We are on the 4th floor in a 1 BR suite. She just came in when we were getting ready for dinner at 5:37 and offered to leave towels. Hotel is...

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D_Hall_Operations, Manager at Holiday Inn & Suites Across from Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Hello Tampa_FLPopes. Thank you for taking the time to share information about your recent stay experience with us. We are extremely disappointed with ourselves to hear of the concerns you experienced during your stay. We appreciate that you took the time to provide this feedback as the points you have described I am sending to be reviewed by our Management...

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 11 nights whilst in Orlando Clean spacious apartments with own kitchen and nepresso. Maker. Beds and pillows were the best I've ever had and we have stayed in places such as the Wynn in Vegas not a patch on the holiday inn. 10 min walk to universal and a trolley stop direct outside of the hotel to...

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D_Hall_Operations, Manager at Holiday Inn & Suites Across from Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Greetings Alan H. Thank you for such a great review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and we invite you to return for another great experience soon.

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 10nights from the 14th September. What can I say a great hotel perfect location if you are visiting universal as it is only a 10min walk also there is a Walgreen 2 mins away for essential. If need to eat there is a tgi Fridays on site and a few restaurants with 2 mins walk. The room...

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

Dear Thomas G, Thank you for your feedback! We are so happy that you had a great time while staying with us. We look forward to having visit with us again during your next trip to Orlando! General Manager

Ruckersville, Virginia
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The best part of this hotel is the location. Just as the name suggests, it directly across the street from Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure. The staff were friendly. The room was spacious and clean. The bed was comfortable. There could've been more power outlets next to the bed, as there were only two plugs near the bed, both on the...

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Dear Christopher R, Thanks for your comments! We’re thrilled that you had a great stay with us. We are looking forward to seeing you again during your next visit to the Orlando area. General Manager

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed here for 2 weeks at the begining of September. The reception staff were friendly and curtious, check in was simple. Our room was on the 9th floor with views across Orlando. The room (double bed guest room) was very spacious for the two of us, not a lot of storage space for clothes if there are 3 of...

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

Dear Gretan98, 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

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I`m currently sat writing this review from room 1011, - From Checking in 12/09/2016, overall impressions of the hotel were fantastic the lobby was nice and the staff behind the counter extremely friendly and helpful. , i did have to leave a deposit on the room to cover any damages and smoking, however once i used my card to leave...

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Dear Whizzkidtm, 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

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • 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, Sea World and Wet n' Wild. Complimentary Limited Scheduled transportation to Universal Orlando, Sea World and Wet n' Wild. 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 12,000 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: $120 - $355 (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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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn & Suites Main Gate To Universal Orlando Hotel Orlando
Holiday Inn And Suites Main Gate To Universal Orlando
Holiday Inn Orlando
Holiday Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Florida
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#147 Family Hotel in Orlando
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“We were on the 4th floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Cheryll5552013, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a higher floor on the pool-facing side if you want to see the park from your room”
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“The closer to the ground floor better the WI-FI connection,”
 of 5 bubbles Whizzkidtm, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Best to book directly with hotel and keep copy of confirmation.”
 of 5 bubbles Macossay, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“free wifi, best views”
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