Floridian Express International Drive

6,9
Good

Based on 4 645 reviews
 
6323 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819, United States
  +1 407 351 4430
Floridian Express International Drive - Orlando, FL, United States
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Distance to city centre 12,2 km
Location rating 9,3
Nearest airport Orlando
Distance to airport 16,0 km

Rooms

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King rooms

R948+

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Unknown
R1 002 per night
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R948 per night

Double rooms

R1 002+

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Double bed
R1 002 per night
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Unknown
R1 015 per night
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Double bed
R1 142 per night
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Double bed
R1 683 per night

Standard rooms

R845+

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Double bed
R1 006 per night
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R1 020 per night
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R1 021 per night
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Double bed
R1 034 per night
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R1 043 per night
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King bed
R1 364 per night
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Unknown
R1 478 per night
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R845 per night
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R861 per night
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Double bed
R862 per night
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Unknown
R887 per night
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R932 per night
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R942 per night
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R956 per night
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R980 per night

Reviews

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8

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bathroom door in 11 reviews
bed was comfortable in 27 reviews
breakfast is a joke in 246 reviews
breakfast was good in 282 reviews
clean room in 341 reviews
clean towels in 45 reviews
continental breakfast in 34 reviews
distance to universal in 13 reviews
international drive in 11 reviews
location was good in 366 reviews
mold on ceiling in 28 reviews
shuttle service in 48 reviews
staff was friendly in 150 reviews
theme parks in 81 reviews
toast and waffles in 42 reviews
universal studios in 92 reviews
  • Good
    Apr 2019
    6,8

    Comfortable bed, location.

    Super slow internet, old furniture, stuck door, small towels and we found a small cockroach in the bathroom.

  • Okay
    Oct 2017
    6,0

    Not what I expected

    The hotel is good situated

    The room was like is has been empty for a while or not in use, there was a phone but no line I have stay there in the past and the room was good

  • Excellent
    May 2017
    8,8

    Just what I needed!

    I really loved the location! It is the absolute best! I have to say that even when I was skeptical, scared actually, because of all the horrifying reviews, I was gladly surprised with a very nice room, a spotless clean bathroom, and very fresh towels. As a person who has stayed in all types of hotels, this wasn't bad at all. But again, I wasn't going to sleep in or stay there all day or leave later because I wanted to be early for each park (which is highly recommended). The shuttle worked as a charm for the Disney and Sea World parks, because it leaves early if you, again, want to be there early before the parks open. If not, it's not convenient at all. I used it on the way to Disney and then hired someone to pick me up on the way back (otherwise you'll miss the fireworks/night shows). It's a matter of playing with it, being a complementary service I have absolutely no complains. Use something else if you want to go to the parks later, or at different times. For universal, the service is too late, just a heads up on that. Have a little budget for transportation. Don't believe those bad reviews, this place has everything you need when you spend the whole day out, it has restaurants all over, and a very convenient grocery store around the corner for whatever you need. They seem to be repairing all rooms little by little or at least that's what I saw, so good for them! Breakfast was OK. Get it early. The pool area is cute, seemed clean, never really used it. I saw one roach, no big deal. But they should take care of that because when there's one... Check in and check out was very quick and easy.

    I think the Breakfast can be improved, I don't think adding some fruit or eggs can increase their costs. I was OK with the breakfast, but it can be better. The breakfast room can be a little nicer, even when the lady who organizes it was very nice and polite (contrary to some bad things people said on reviews). The carpet of my room did smell somewhat funny and maybe because of the color, I wasn't very comfortable stepping on it on my bare feet. Maybe it was just my impression. It didn't seem dirty though. When it comes to cleanliness, it was clean overall, but they need to work on their smells, I'm pretty sure some maintenance on the carpets can help considerably. Being a low cost hotel, you will see some strange people and interesting characters, but I didn't feel in danger or at risk at any time. No need to worry. I also don't believe this is a hotel for small children or babies. WiFi can be better also, the speed varied during my days there, but it works if you want to keep in touch with your loved ones, for faster things/connection, go to the lobby, but it shouldn't be like that.

  • Good
    Mar 2017
    6,8

    You get what you pay for.

    I appreciated the friendly customer service. They let us store our bags after check out while we had a few hours to explore. The actual room was clean and comfortable. It was a great place to stay when you are planning on adventuring around the area.

    I did not like that the room keys only ever seemed to work one time. The bathroom was leaking and a mess. The tub took forever to drain which is a bummer when multiple people wanted to shower before leaving. We made it work but at least there was hot water.

  • Good
    Jan 2017
    6,8

    An okay budget hotel.

    Good area, easy to find and to get to. Beds are of nice size, and there is a dorm room sized fridge in the room that does work well. And it was nice and quiet in the rooms.

    The most annoying part is the bad wi-fi most of the time I couldn't watch youtube and sites would be very slow to load, plus I only got one or two bars at best in my room. I also did do their "speed boost" thing and then I could sometimes get it so I could let YouTube buffer for a bit then watch something but it was still a pain. Parking was a nightmare if arriving late in the day. My room view was only of another wall a few feet away from the window, but I can give it a pass on that as didn't pick this place for the view and it did bring in plenty of natural light during the day. Also bar/restaurant thing in the middle always looked closed, the free breakfast ended way to early, also had to walk outside through the courtyard not even any overhang and eat outside. Which was fine on dry warm days. but when it's a cold morning or especially if it's raining it makes it hard to get the breakfast.

  • Okay
    Dec 2016
    5,4

    The keys didn't work, despite three re-keyings by the front desk. And, the locked gate near the back didn't work, so we could not get to our room right next to that gate and had to walk all the way around to the front, and then go back to open it from the inside and prop it open. But someone removed the prop, so it remained locked. The front desk was aware of this lock not working, but had no solutions for us and didn't mention it when they first suggested we go park there and use the gate to get to our room. The breakfast in the courtyard required walking outside to get to it, so we got wet in the rain.

  • Okay
    Nov 2016
    4,8

    You get what you pay for

    The one thing that I appreciated about the hotel was the location. Is 5 min away from Universal Orlando.

    We had to keep unplugging the toilet because it wouldn't feel out again once you flushed. The bathtub was not completely clean. We stayed for two nights and the bed was only half done when we came back on our second day. You either do it or don't.

  • Excellent
    Oct 2016
    9,1

    No complaints

    Loved the price and location. Walking distance to everything. Free shuttles to parks.

    No shuttle to airport. Cab cost almost $50.

  • Mediocre
    Aug 2016
    3,7

    Odol. A/C.

  • Poor
    Jul 2016
    2,0

    Nothing at all like the pics. I asked about their indoor/outdoor bar seen in the pics and she had no idea what I was talking about.

  • Poor
    Jun 2016
    2,0

    The place was bad it needs to be remolded

    Nothing

    Everything it was not clean or nice or updated

  • Poor
    Jan 2016
    2,0

    Don

    Nothing

    Hotel had no heat. They told me no hotels in Florida had heat. That of course was a lie. Rooms were dirty. Other guests made it unsafe. Terrible place to stay. I had to change hotels at midnight it was so bad.

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Overview

Floridian Express International Drive is in an ideal location for experiencing all that Orlando has to offer. Guests will find themselves less than two miles away from the Universal Studios theme parks, and the property offers complimentary shuttles to both Universal Studios and Disney World. A continental breakfast is provided daily, and guests can make use of the free on-site parking for the duration of their stay. There is an outdoor pool for taking a dip in between riding the rides and meeting the princesses. The tour desk and concierge services can help guests plan their vacation days. There is also a fitness center for guests who would like to work out while in residence. All of the guest rooms have cable televisions, and there are plenty of other convenient amenities like a hairdryer, iron, and ironing board. All of the rooms are non-smoking. Guests can choose from several different room sizes including a Standard Room which has two double beds. The King Room has one extra large king-sized bed, and there are rooms with disability access, as well. Some of the guest rooms offer views of the pool or pool access. Not too far from the property, guests will find the Artegon Marketplace, the Hard Rock Cafe, and the Orlando Premium Outlets. Less than a mile from the Floridian Express International Drive guests will find Volcano Bay, the Lost Caverns Adventure Golf, Magical Midway, and the Pirates Dinner Adventure Orlando. Sea World is less than four miles away, and the Amway Center is less than eight miles away.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

6,9 Good

Based on 4 645 reviews

9,3

Location

8,3

Value

2,1

Cleanliness

1,7

Amenities

Things to know

  • Wonderful sightseeing

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16:00

Check out

11:00

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Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Complimentary breakfast
Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Internet
Concierge service
Room service
Outdoor pool
No smoking
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Free parking
Storage available
Laundry facilities
Child pool
Bar/Lounge
Hairdryer
Pets not allowed
Free long-term parking
Business centre
Currency exchange on-site
Laundry service
Hot tub
Express check out
Cable or satellite TV
Safe
Lift
Pool bar

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Universal's Islands of Adventure 1,2 km
  • Fun Spot America 1,3 km
  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter 1,4 km
  • Universal Orlando Resort 2 km
  • Skeletons: Animals Unveiled 2 km
  • Orlando Premium Outlets International Drive 2,2 km

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