Universal Palms Hotel & Resort - Fort Lauderdale

4900 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, United States, 33309  show map
 3 stars
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Universal Palms Hotel & Resort - Fort Lauderdale

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Mini golf

 Breakfast

Verified Reviews:

  • Pool is always clean and inviting - Gym with its own tv - Lovely continental breakfast
  • Interior room overlooking the pool - Lobby was beautifully decorated - Staff was pleasant
  • Great customer service - Clean rooms - Great food in the sports bar
  • Room was very nice - Newer bedding - Flatscreen tv - Very loud
  • Staff was very sweet - Brand new room - Bathroom was very tight

Overview

Universal Palms Hotel & Resort is a 3-star contemporary property offering a classic accommodation steps away from Las Olas Boulevard, Broward Center for the Performing Arts and Bonnet House Museum and Gardens. The hotel opened its doors in 1985 and was remodeled in 2012.

Just 8 km from the center of Fort Lauderdale known for Lockhart Stadium, African-American Research Library and Cultural Center and Stranahan House.

Universal Palms Hotel & Resort overlooks a waterway and provides quick access to a local beach.

It lies only 300 meters away from Prospect Road Railroad train station. Universal Palms Hotel & Resort is located within 15 km from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International airport.

Rooms

This property offers 195 rooms including Executive Two Room Pool Side Suite, Deluxe Two Room Pool Side Suite and Tradition Room. They provide bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

Every morning at the restaurant guests may enjoy continental breakfast. Waffle House serves american dishes and lies just 5 minutes walk from the property.

Services

The hotel offers limousine rental services on site.

Relax

On-site fitness facilities include a gym, a fitness center and treadmills.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   195.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Mini golf

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Limousine service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa center
  • Garden area

Room view

  • City view
  • Courtyard view
  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Separate bedroom
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Universal Palms Hotel & Resort - Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale location
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Hotel Address:

4900 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, United States, 33309

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City Center
  • Fort Lauderdale
    7.4 km
Train Stations
  • Prospect Road Railroad Station
    400 m
  • Cypress Creek Station
    1.6 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Waffle House (cuisine: American)
    90 m
  • Miami Subs Grill
    140 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    195

Rooms and availability

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Tradition Room
Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or Double bed or Double beds
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Traditional Room, 2 Queen Beds, City View

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    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
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    Deluxe Courtyard View

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    Deluxe Two Room Pool Side Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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      Deluxe Suite
      Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed and 1 Sofa bed
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        Deluxe Two-Room Suite
        Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
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        Deluxe 2 Room Suite Courtyard - Pool View

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          VIP Run Of House Room Assigned On Arrival
          Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
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          Run of the House - VIP

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            Executive Double Room
            Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or 1 Twin bed
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            • Air conditioning
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              Executive Two Room Pool Side Suite
              Bed type: King-size bed
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                Executive Suite
                Bed type: King-size bed
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                Executive Two-Room Suite
                Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
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                Executive VIP 2 Room Suite

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Universal Palms Hotel & Resort - Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale location
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                Hotel Address:

                4900 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, United States, 33309

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Fort Lauderdale
                  7.4 km
                Train Stations
                • Prospect Road Railroad Station
                  400 m
                • Cypress Creek Station
                  1.6 km
                • Bus stop
                  100 m
                Restaurants
                • Waffle House (cuisine: American)
                  90 m
                • Miami Subs Grill
                  140 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  5
                • Number of rooms:
                  195

                Universal Palms Hotel & Resort Location

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • J D Alligator Everglades Tour - 1.0 km

                Train stations

                Stadiums

                • Fort Lauderdale Stadium - 700 m
                • Lockhart Stadium - 900 m

                Parks

                Universities, Institutes

                • National Bible College - 400 m
                • Medical and Business School - 1.2 km
                • City College - 1.8 km
                • University of Phoenix Inc - 1.8 km

                Galleries

                Air business related

                • Aerospace Electronics Inc - 2.2 km

                College Campuses

                Local attractions

                • Easterlin Park - 1.7 km
                  100 Northwest 38th St, Oakland Park
                • Anglins Fishing Pier - 5.5 km
                  228 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea
                • African-American Research Library and Cultural Center - 6.9 km
                  2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
                • Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church - 4.3 km
                  5555 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale
                • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park - 6.9 km
                  3109 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale

                Restaurants nearby

                • Waffle House - 90 m

                  Address: 4840 Powerline Rd

                  Cuisine: American

                • Fat Freddy's Sub Shop - 900 m

                  Address: 221 W Prospect Rd
                  Phone: (954) 491-4334

                  80% likes this, based on 35 reviews

                • Marge's Garden Restaurant - 990 m

                  Address: 4400 N Andrews Ave
                  Phone: 954-771-3432

                  90% likes this, based on 15 reviews

                • Miami Subs Grill - 140 m

                  Address: 891 W Commercial blvd
                  Phone: 9549389400

                  78% likes this, based on 9 reviews

                • Wings Plus - 980 m

                  Address: 87 W Prospect Rd
                  Phone: 954-771-9877

                  60% likes this, based on 14 reviews

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  5
                • Number of rooms:
                  195
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                Universal Palms Hotel & Resort Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Universal Palms Hotel & Resort

                Average guest rating

                6.2out of 10
                Good
                Based on 99 reviews

                Guest reviews

                • Single
                  5.0

                  Hotel was close to airport and beach nice rooms and clean...my tv was not working (they did nothing to fix it after I called I had to Dix it) ne'er received my wakeup call and they had no explanation for me not receiving one so wouldnt stay there again

                • Group of friends
                  5.0

                  Difficult to evaluate, the hotel was in the works! I found a cockroach in the room! Until evaluates how well it was not this episode!

                  The hotel was under renovation, a lot of noise, traveling employees, many employees working at the pool, I avoided in! I found a cockroach in the room ... I believe that with the new administration should improve. I had booked 3 nights but only stayed one night!

                • Couple
                  4.2

                  Hotel was in reconstruction (which we were not informed about when booking), so there were noisy workers and machinery all day. It was impossible to use the pool, they were knocking off the tiles around this area. Waste (boxes of Pizza etc.) was stored in front of the elevator and has not been removed for 4 days! They should better close the hotel during renovation!

                • Single
                  6.6

                  The location for my stay was ideal.

                  Its noisy being close to the main road and a level crossing for trsins that sounded the horns until about 3 in the morning. If your a heavy sleeper you will be fine

                • Couple
                  8.2

                  The hotel itself is great! Wonderful clean rooms, nice pool, they have a restaurant with live entertainment almost every day.

                  The location. It's 15 min drive to the ocean, and nothing around except kfc and McDonalds. We spent so much money on cabs (that are really expensive).

                • Single
                  8.8

                  Everything was great. It was relaxing. I loved their courtyard. It was beautiful. There was a lady at the bar and I couldn't quite remember her name but she was wonderful. She gave me a free birthday cake and was a wonderful woman. When I was late coming off my Palmer for check in time the staff were really understanding. I know there were trains that past by the hotel but I'm a new Yorker so it didn't really bother me and the rooms were clean all the time.

                  The only thing that I probably didn't like about it was that it was by the highway but its not too much of a complaint with me. I wish I could've stayed longer.

                • Older travelers
                  3.4

                  Loud train noise phone started rining in the middle of the night with no one one the line toilets hardly flushed

                • Single
                  9.2

                  Very nice Canadian Staff Mainly Renée at reception:she is a great help trying to make you feel like "at home" The waitress in the Italian restaurant in the evening (a Canadian lady as well )is just simply fantastic as well.

                • Couple
                  8.2

                  Me and my husband like Renee at the front desk. She was helpful, polite and really friendly. She gives us a better room with pool view. Thank you again Renee.

                • Single
                  7.8

                  The net said you had 4 rooms. When I called for direct booking the said you had none > I booked through the net.

                  The net said you had 4 rooms. When I called for direct booking the said you had none > I booked through the net.

                • Older travelers
                  8.2

                  The rooms are very clean and the designs are unique very relaxing. But they need to keep the parking lot cleaner

                  The parking lot area is not attractive. Too dirty

                • Group of friends
                  7.4

                  The staff at the hotel was very nice and helpful, we initially got a king sized suite and needed some extra room, so they easily switched us over to a double be suite to help convenience us. The pool looked so amazing, sadly we didn't get to go in. The bird cages when you head outdoors is very cool and unique. The little private huts and tables that are around the pool area are also nice, allowing some private time with whoever you're staying with.

                  The rooms were clean but had a really bad dewy smell that would creep up on you sometimes - and it was disturbing. The train passes by right behind the hotel but it wasn't a big deal. From the outside entrance the hotel looks very old and not very welcoming but once you enter everything about that changes, it is very nice inside.

                • Single
                  7.4

                  Mto bom p quem vai ficar por fortlauderdale!

                • Single
                  7.4

                  Very nicely decorated lobby and common areas room was nice, pool area was nice The resurant was awesome and will probably be one of the main reasons for me to return again in the future. The food was a great value and the staff was awesome. I liked the rate I got on line and will tell my associates and friends

                  The only thing I did not like was I was promised an exended check out time, (1:00) pm and the cleaning staff at 12:15 knocked once and as I was attempting to answer the door as I was going to take a shower just walked right into my room and caught me naked. Very awkward and invasave.

                • Couple
                  7.0

                  The hotel was cheap and okay for a quick stop. It was clean and fine for a weekend. The only negative point was train horns through the night. But if your a deep sleeper you will be fine.

                  The only negative point was train horns through the night. But if your a deep sleeper you will be fine.

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Universal Palms Hotel & Resort - Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                4900 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, United States, 33309

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Fort Lauderdale
                  7.4 km
                Train Stations
                • Prospect Road Railroad Station
                  400 m
                • Cypress Creek Station
                  1.6 km
                • Bus stop
                  100 m
                Restaurants
                • Waffle House (cuisine: American)
                  90 m
                • Miami Subs Grill
                  140 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  5
                • Number of rooms:
                  195