Overview

Universal Palms Hotel

4900 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, United States
+1 954 776 4880

RM 320+

Overall guest ratings

5.7/10 OK
Based on 3,327 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.8
  • 7.1
  • 4.8
  • 4.4

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  • Train station is close

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    About

    Location. This hotel and resort is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, adjacent to Interstate 95 and 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) from Atlantic Ocean beaches. Fort Lauderdale Stadium is 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) away.

    Hotel Features. Universal Palms Hotel features a heated outdoor pool and sundeck and a fitness center. Miniature golf is also available on the premises. Complimentary amenities include parking, a welcome cocktail, and wireless Internet access in the atrium lobby. Business travelers can use the 24-hour business center and the conference center. Guests can unwind with lunch, dinner, or a drink at the hotel's UPH Bar & Grill.

    Guestrooms. All 195 accommodations at Universal Palms Hotel provide cable TV with premium channels. Desks, phones with voice mail, and in-room safes (surcharge) are provided. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available.

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    Amenities

    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Room service
    • ATM on-site
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry service
    • Express check out
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free long-term parking
    • Wedding services
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    5.7 OK
    Based on 3,327 reviews
    • 8.8 "Pool is good."
      7.4 "Clean pool, said 74%."
    • 7.1 "Good service."
      8.1 "81% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.1 "Good location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      7.7 "Easily accessible by car, said 77%."
      8.7 "Great parking, according to 87%."
      8.8 "88% liked the proximity to shopping."
      7.1 "71% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      8.6 "86% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 5.0 "Food is average."
    • 4.8 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.4 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.1 "89% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.8 "Not very clean."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were dirty."
      3.2 "68% thought it was rather dirty."
      1.4 "86% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.6 "Rooms are not good."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were dirty."
      2.3 "77% complained about the bathroom."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.8 "62% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were big enough."
      1.0 "For 90%, the rooms looked old."
      4.6 "54% were disappointed with the minibar."
      2.6 "74% found problems with the furniture."
      1.4 "86% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.1 "69% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      4.0 "60% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      0.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 91%."
      1.5 "85% had problems with the shower."
      0.2 "98% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.1 "Quite uncomfortable."
      3.8 "62% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.4 "86% thought it was too noisy."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were big enough."
      0.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 91%."
      0.2 "98% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall rating

    5.7 OK
    Based on 1,230 reviews
    • 9.0 "Excellent pool."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
      8.0 "80% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.0 "70% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.3 "Good location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      8.9 "Great parking, according to 89%."
      7.1 "71% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      7.7 "Easily accessible by car, said 77%."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
      8.6 "86% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 5.4 "Food is average."
    • 4.6 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.6 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.3 "87% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 4.6 "Not very clean."
      2.8 "72% thought it was rather dirty."
      1.4 "86% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.4 "Bad amenities."
      4.0 "60% thought the building wasn't nice."
      1.1 "89% complained about the elevator."
    • 3.9 "Rooms are not good."
      2.2 "78% complained about the bathroom."
      3.9 "61% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.6 "74% found problems with the furniture."
      4.4 "56% were disappointed with the minibar."
      1.4 "86% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.2 "For 88%, the rooms looked old."
      3.0 "70% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      3.8 "62% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      0.3 "97% criticized the small bathroom."
      0.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 92%."
      1.4 "86% had problems with the shower."
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    Overall rating

    5.8 OK
    Based on 1,297 reviews
    • 8.8 "Pool is good."
      7.2 "Clean pool, said 72%."
    • 7.1 "Good location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      8.9 "Great parking, according to 89%."
      7.9 "Easily accessible by car, said 79%."
      9.0 "90% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
    • 6.9 "Service is ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% thought the service was professional."
    • 5.0 "Bar is ok."
    • 4.6 "Disappointing food."
    • 4.5 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.0 "Not very clean."
      3.8 "62% said rooms were dirty."
      3.4 "66% thought it was rather dirty."
      1.6 "84% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.5 "Rooms are not good."
      3.8 "62% said rooms were dirty."
      3.8 "62% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.3 "77% complained about the bathroom."
      0.7 "93% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.5 "55% were disappointed with the minibar."
      1.3 "For 87%, the rooms looked old."
      2.6 "74% found problems with the furniture."
      3.9 "61% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      0.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 91%."
      3.0 "70% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      1.4 "86% had problems with the shower."
      1.6 "84% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.2 "98% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.2 "Quite uncomfortable."
      3.8 "62% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.2 "88% thought it was too noisy."
      0.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 91%."
      0.2 "98% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall rating

    4.5 OK
    Based on 365 reviews
    • 8.6 "Pool is good."
    • 7.1 "Good service."
      8.2 "82% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.8 "Location is acceptable."
    • 5.3 "Food is average."
    • 3.8 "Not very clean."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were dirty."
      3.1 "69% thought it was rather dirty."
      1.6 "84% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.0 "90% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.3 "Rooms are not good."
      3.3 "67% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.7 "73% complained about the bathroom."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were dirty."
      0.7 "93% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.8 "For 92%, the rooms looked old."
      1.6 "84% had problems with the shower."
      2.7 "73% found problems with the furniture."
      1.6 "84% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.9 "71% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 2.8 "Quite uncomfortable."
      3.3 "67% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.4 "86% thought it was too noisy."
    • 2.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.4 "86% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    5.7 OK
    Based on 432 reviews
    • 8.9 "Pool is good."
    • 7.6 "Good service."
      8.3 "83% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.3 "Good location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      8.1 "Easily accessible by car, said 81%."
      8.7 "Great parking, according to 87%."
      8.4 "84% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 5.1 "Food is average."
    • 4.7 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.1 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.1 "89% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.7 "Not very clean."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were dirty."
      3.6 "64% thought it was rather dirty."
      1.2 "88% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.4 "Not very comfortable."
      4.0 "60% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.3 "87% thought it was too noisy."
      1.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 87%."
    • 2.9 "Awful rooms."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were dirty."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.0 "60% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.2 "78% complained about the bathroom."
      2.6 "74% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      1.1 "For 89%, the rooms looked old."
      2.2 "78% found problems with the furniture."
      4.5 "55% were disappointed with the minibar."
      1.2 "88% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 87%."
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