HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES NEAREST UNIVERSAL ORLANDO

5605 Major Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
2.5 Star Suburban Hotel in Orange County
28.48163-81.45505
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4.0/5

Based on 873 guest reviews

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  • Includes an outdoor swimming pool
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 13.8%!
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • 196 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10

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Local Attractions

Universal Studios Florida, Universal's CityWalk, Universal's Islands Of Adventure, Universal's Volcano Bay, Orlando Convention Center, SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando Premium Outlets, Holyland Experience, WonderWorks, Wild Florida Airboats, I-Drive 360, American Ghost Adventures, Central Florida Research Park, Champions Gate Golf Club, Cocoa Beach, Daytona Beach, Fun Spot America, Kennedy Space Center, The Orlando Eye, University of Central Florida

Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Nearest Universal Orlando

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Thumbs Up!"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Great customer service. rooms were extremely clean and comfortable. loved the sitting area just off the elevators. Breakfast was yummy! It would have been a perfect stay if the rooms had bath tubs.
(Group coordinator, booked 13 rooms), from US flag
13-Feb-2017 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Feb 09 to Sat Feb 11 2017 at a $106.00 group rate (10% discount).
Response from Management on 17-Feb-2017:
Kim, thank you so much for your great review. I will forward your comments to the team. Please keep us in mind for any future trips to the Orlando area. Looking forward to working with you again in the near future.Sincerely, Area Sales Manager
"Average Stay"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
The front desk staff was great, but the hotel needs to be updated.
(Group coordinator, booked 20 rooms), from US flag
20-Jul-2015 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jul 16 to Mon Jul 20 2015 at a $79.00 group rate.
Response from Management on 12-Aug-2015:
Debbie, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review. I will pass on your comments to the staff at the front desk as well as our management company. We always try to keep the property updated and clean for our guest. Please keep us in mind if you are in the Orlando area in the future.
"Perfect for a Theme Park Trip!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We were a school group and the group sales manager was very easy to work with and accommodating to all of the group's special needs. The hotel was clean, updated, near attractions, reasonably priced and had a great breakfast. Would recommend it to other groups or families coming to Orlando.
(Meeting planner, booked 30 rooms), from US flag
08-Apr-2015 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Mar 30 to Sat Apr 04 2015 at a $85.00 group rate.
Response from Management on 09-Apr-2015:
Thank you for your positive feedback! We certainly appreciate you taking the time to write about your positive experience and we hope to see you again when you are back in the Orlando area!
"Good Stay"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The group checked in at different times. Some of the group did not actually check into the hotel until 10:00 pm. The breakfast was good and the stay was fine.
(Group coordinator, booked 14 rooms), from US flag
17-Mar-2015 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Mar 10 to Thu Mar 12 2015 at a $82.00 group rate.
Response from Management on 20-Mar-2015:
Thank you Selena for your positive comments and for choosing our hotel! We hope you will return in the future!

Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Nearest Universal Orlando

4.0 out of 5. Based on 874 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Welcome to the Closest Holiday Inn Express Hotel to Universal OrlandoJust steps away from Universal Studios and merely 10 minutes from the Orlando Convention Center, our central Orlando hotel offers both comfort and convenience.If you are looking for lodging near Orlando theme parks, look no further than our charming Orlando hotel, conveniently located at the intersection of Florida's Turnpike and I-4. Easy access to several popular Orlando attractions like Walt Disney World® Resort and SeaWorld® Orlando and Aquatica. Cruise International Drive, also known as “I-Drive”, for the best shopping, restaurants and entertainment in Orlando. Premium Outlets, Artagon, and Mall at Millenia are all just five minutes away. Also, we are only 15 minutes away from downtown Orlando. We are the closest hotel to the Holyland Experience (only 2 miles). During your Orlando trip, you will be impressed with the accommodations our Orlando hotel provides. From a central location near the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center, our hotel near Universal Orlando® is the perfect place to stay during your visit to Orlando, FL.While vacationing in Orlando, enjoy several hotel amenities including free high-speed Internet access, a heated outdoor pool, brand new fitness center with state of the art cardio and strength equipment and our hot breakfast buffet. Book your reservation today and enjoy our great Orlando hotel deals and rates. Ask us about our Suites for an additional $20 upcharge.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:4:00 PM
Check Out:11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation:2017
Floors:11
Rooms:196
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:20
Handicap Rooms:9
Suites:40
Room Windows:Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:0
Meeting Space:500 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 30 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Pool Info:
Dive into relaxation in our outdoor swimming pool. After an intense workout, soothe your sore muscles in the whirlpool. The pool area is open daily.Stay active with our state-of-the-art fitness center, open 24 hours a day. Choose from a variety of different cardio machines, free weights, medicine balls and more.
Ownership:Buffalo Lodging Associates
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
If you need to cancel your stay, please do so 24 hours prior to check in.
Nightly Parking:0
Typical Group Deposit:50%
Total Taxes:12.50%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.50%
Occupancy Tax: 6.00%
Porterage Fee: 5.00 Per Person (Roundtrip)
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Additional Person Fee: 0.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • 24 hours room service
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

The closest airport to our hotel is the Orlando International Airport (MCO) at 14 miles or about 20 minutes.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Complimentary Full Hot Buffet Breakfast served daily.Breakfast items include: Hot Egg Entree, Breakfast Meat, Breakfast Potatoes, Assorted Breakfast Breads, Full Size Muffins, Mini Danish and Pastries, Assorted Breads, English Muffins, Full Size Bagels, Assorted Chilled Juices, Oatmeal with Condiments of Sliced Almonds, Chopped Nuts, Cranberries and Raisins, Cinnamon, Batter to make Belgium Waffles, Selection of Six Cold Cereals, Milk, Assorted Chilled Yogurts and Granola, Whole Fresh Fruit and Sliced Fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea, Decaffeinated Coffee and Robust Coffee along with Assorted Flavored Creamers.

Parking Info

Complimentary on-site parking is available.

Internet / WiFI

Stay connected throughout the entire hotel with complimentary high speed wireless Internet Access. Take advantage of the business center, complete with computers, printing and faxing.

About Holiday Inn Express

  • Free Express Start Breakfast Bar offering eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, and their signature cinnamon rolls just to name a few
  • Have their own 100% Arabica Smart Roast Coffee
  • Free high-speed internet service in every room
  • eHost Online Concierge Service where guests can learn about hotel amenities, major airlines nearby, up-to-date local weather and even car rental services
  • Perfect for the business traveler on the go, Holiday Inn Express offers 24/7 fax & photocopy services
  • Unlimited free local and toll-free calls

The Holiday Inn Express highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
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Group vs. Individual Rates at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Nearest Universal Orlando

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Nearest Universal Orlando

This graph illustrates trends of sleeping room prices for both group/meeting prices and the most competitive individual traveler prices our system could find at the time the group offer was submitted. The most competitive group discount displayed is 24.7% in the month of August 2015 and the highest average individual rate is $147 in the month of March 2016. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Nearest Universal Orlando in a month when rates are lower.

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