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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dirty, worn down, expensive for what it was. Poor choice of breakfast, literally toast or cereal. Has gone down hill since I first went here 7 years ago. Shuttles are okay but not great. There is a lot better nearby.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, every type of store and entertainment within walking distance, nice staff, nice swimming pool, however the hallways can be a bit dirty. But overall, would go there again, especially for the pool ^^

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I must admit when we booked the Floridian, I was a bit sceptical. Some of the reviews I read were bad. I was very much surprised with what I met. The morning before my flight left for Orlando, the hotel manager called to verify what time I was getting in to Orlando and gave me the number for a taxi....

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

As they say in the real estate industry, location, location, location. This hotel definitely has that being walking distance to Walgreens, KFC, gift shops etc, etc, etc. The hotel itself has decent continental breakfast (with pan cakes). Wifi speed is so so. Rooms and the hotel itself are livable for short term and at a reasonable rate. It is also...

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La Chorrera, Panama, Panama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has everything near. At a walk. It has shuttle to the best amusement parks. Guides and concierge willing to help. Se habla español. Good pool for a swim. Clean rooms; I am satisfied. Also breakfast and efficient housekeeping.

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Newfoundland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This motel needs a little make over to bring it back to par. But however, it's fine for a quick over night The location is spot on. The pool was clean. The breakfast buffet was sad but perhaps we went too late at 9am. There was nothing left but cold cereal and stale bread No fruit, bagels or anything else....

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel and close to the Universal studios parks. A really nice place for a low cost. Pool and breakfast incl. Also close to stores and restaurants. Nice staff and great help when we needed help with tickets to all the parks. Thumbs up!

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

stayed here 3 times and have enjoyed each stay. Relaxed atmosphere..love the tiki bar that is located next to the pool. Breakfast was good, location is great and staff were helpful. I requested specific rooms for my 2nd arrival which they honoured and on my last visit i had a faulty lock on my room door so they upgraded me...

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Floridian E, Front Office Manager at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Im glad you enjoyed your stay with us. were looking forward for you and your daughter to come back.

Reviewed 5 March 2017

This property is old and run down and not maintained to the standard that is claimed. I prepaid for a 2.5 star hotel by a popular "Travel Web Site" and was assigned this property. This hotel hotel should not rate a 1 star. Some of the things we encountered were: 1) unfriendly hotel staff 2) outdated room with bad staining...

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Floridian E, Front Office Manager at Floridian Express Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We apologize for all the inconvenient. We are taking our time to renovate our property. We hope that you would give us another opportunity. Hope to see you in another time.

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I booked 2 nights in this hotel through reserve Orlando, I paid it in advance and when I showed up they told me I needed to pay for the 2 rooms I booked. After double checking they said it was a mistake, that they've found my payment and that I just needed to pay $20 for the taxes so I...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Orlando Floridian Express Hotel is located on world renowned International Drive, offers 218 spacious guest rooms and is conveniently located at the entrance to Universal Orlando. Floridian Express International Drive is in the heart of Orlando, walking distance from Wet 'n Wild and SkyVenture Orlando. This family-friendly hotel is within close proximity of Pirate's Dinner Adventure and Titanic the Experience. We provide a high quality alternative for a wide range of travelers because we offer added amenities not found in many other hotels. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Floridian Express Hotel

Address: 6323 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-8213 (Formerly The Metropolitan Express)
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando > Florida Center
Price Range: $70 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Floridian Express Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 218
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Also Known As:
Metropolitan Express Orlando
Metropolitan Express Hotel Orlando
Drive Inn
Holiday Inn Orlando
Floridian Express Hotel Orlando, Florida
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“poolside rooms are great for pool days but dont leave your door open or lizards may visit lol”
O8155KGheatherm, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I will not recommend this hotel. It just too old!”
glorycarter, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“NO elevator so maybe first floor.”
Troy60795, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs, facing pool is nice and quiet”
truckc2017, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book elsewhere”
Blaydon1414, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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