BEST WESTERN Hotel Ft. Lauderdale I-95 Inn,  Fort Lauderdale

3.5/5  - based on 144 guest reviews.
4800 Powerline Road, 33309-3808, Fort Lauderdale, United States - See map
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Located just west of I-95, in Ft. Lauderdale, the BEST WESTERN Ft. Lauderdale I-95 Inn is at the intersection of Commercial Boulevard and Powerline Road. The hotel is an ideal location whether you're visiting Ft. Lauderdale on business or here to enjoy the vast array of local leisure and entertainment attractions. The hotel is located just minutes from Lauderdale by the Sea and Fort Lauderdale sugary white beaches. Visit nearby Las Olas Riverfront historic district and stroll along a path of lush, tropical scenery and art galleries. The Fort Lauderdale Aquatics Center and the International Swimming Hall of Fame are the centerpiece attractions for over 165 miles of waterways that makes this area known as the Venice of America. The Ft. Lauderdale beachfront promenade has achieved international recognition as one of the most popular beaches in America. Enjoy clean and comfortable guest rooms that offer great value with our free hot breakfast, free high-speed Internet access and clean comfortable beds to lay your head. Relax at the spacious outdoor pool area and enjoy the Florida sun in one of our many comfortable chaise lounges and a dip in our large outdoor pool, perfect for unwinding after a long day. Workout in the fully equipped fitness center open 24 hours a day. Enjoy your stay.

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  • 5
    « Thanksgiving I was extremely satisfied with my stay at BW the service was superb I like the hotel overall appearance be »

    The service was extremely great bedroom bathroom elevator lobby was exceptional well kept the employees were very friendly and concerned about my every need I would definitely recommend friends and family

    5
    « BW »

    This was a great place to stay. It was clean and the staff was wonderful! I left my night gown there and called when i realized it..House keeping held it for me until we drove through later that week! I was so impressed!

    4
    « Vac »

    I enjoyed my stay very much. No problem to report. Everything was great but I truly appreciate the staff at the front desk. I didnt get a chance too enjoy the pool because me and my daughter had a very busy schedule so next time I will.

    3
    « One N(m)ight Stay »

    Pit stop for journey from Leesburg to Key West. The hotel (we've stayed with BW before) was OK as was the free breakfast. Room was clean and acceptable but nobody told us about the trains!! Our room was right next to the Railroad track and ALL the trains hooted/whistled/horn'd every 18 to 25 minutes ALL NIGHT!!! Guess you don't need an alarm clock! Never again here.

    5
    « Restful »

    We had just returned from a 14 day Trans-canal cruise, and wanted to spend an overnight in Ft. Lauderdale before continuing on our vacation. This hotel was an excellent choice, and met all our expectations.

    2
    « i-95 INN »

    I rated this a poor because the location is around an industrial area within close proximity to train tracks There was NO places around the hotel to get dinner and drinks had to drive 15-20 minutes to get to one after driving 12 hours that day Next time will drive a little farther or get off before this We were on our way to Miami to board a cruise on Saturday and always drive in the day before had decided to get closer to Miami this time Might go back to staying in Daytona Beach Best Western that is walking distance to an Alehouse

    5
    « Excellent stay! »

    The hotel is new or recent renovated, Very helpful staff (Kyle was excellent). Easy to find, parking, nice pool not big but ok. The room was perfect, bed comfortable, refrigerator, microwave, coffemaker. They offer breakfast and is very good !Nothing walking distance , If you are the people that like to stay in the Hotel all day this one is not for you, no bar or restaurant. For Business people great. For me it was perfect and I got an excellent rate.

    2
    « The stay was pleasant, but my family and I were disappointed by the thieving staff »

    My son left his hiking boots in the room.We were told by the front desk 30 minutes after we checked out that the boots would be held until we returned 7 days later.They were not there when we returned

    5
    « Everything is new! »

    I really liked this hotel and enjoyed my stay. If it is not a new hotel, then it must have been excellently renovated, remodeled and outfitted. It was a great value and compared to all my other hotel stays in Florida, I believe this one had the most for the price. It is a small hotel (40 ish rooms) so the staff can never be overwhelmed and they had everything comfortably in hand. There is no remarkable view (no monument, vista, beach, landmark, etc) but the grounds and landscaping are nice. I saw the pool but didn't use it. There are no noises, loiterers or vagrants. You will need a car. It is a few blocks from the interstate. There was a security guard every evening until morning. There is a train track at the back so you do hear the train go by but it was not a bother to me. The offered breakfast and it had hot items including eggs, make your own waffles, fruit, juices, pastries, etc...better than most hotels that have included breakfast. I will surely go back, if they keep their price low.

    4
    « Good Pet Friendly location Reasonable pet fee »

    Good for my needs with my dog. Friendly toward me but not toward a black woman with kids during the breakfast and also when they were checking out.. I found the repeated public complaints directed at this young mother and the threats voiced by the staff member to be inappropriate. I doubt if the staff would have done the same to me, a white 50s man. The complaint stemmed from how much food was being eaten at the buffet. I found it very disturbing that the staff would do this.

  • 4
    « Very good property »

    We liked it and will be back and we will reccomend your hotel to other persons who are traveling to ft. lauderdale. We have stayed at your property 3 other times and like the rooms and the beds and the fact that the rooms come with a microwave and friege.

    3
    « Good »

    The staff was nice they where able to get us a room early because we got there early from getting off a cruise ship. We appreciated that very much. The pool was nice we played in it all day. The one bad thing was when we first went to the pool there where homeless people using the pool which was interesting. Also there is not much around the hotel.

    5
    « A clean jewel »

    Location convenient to I-95 and FT. Laud. airport, but that's about it. However, for any clean freaks out there, you Germophobes, this hotel sparkles, from the parking lot to the lobby to the elevators to the rooms. Period. A testament to proper management, as well as staff dedication.

    3
    « Very nice, BUT.... »

    The hotel is nice, but it definitely has the potential to be much better. The hotel staff was friendly. They allowed us to check in early and check out late. The hotel was very clean. The breakfast area is spotless! The kitchen lady, Dora is super friendly. She was constantly bringing out fresh food and made sure everyone's breakfast experience there was great. That is probably the only positive thing about this place. First of all, avoid this place if you are a light sleeper. There are train tracks right behind the hotel and the train does pass by very often. It was noisy, but it was no big deal to our family. Our room was on the 3rd floor and the hall smelled horrible. The ice machine had broke and leaked water onto the carpet. However, the hotel maintenance had a dryer on the floor to ensure the carpet was dry. What they needed was a dehumidifier because of the humid smell. The smell went away after about two days. The day we arrived, the house keeping lady walked right into our room without knocking! She didn't even apologize and continued to walk right in after she saw us settling in. Right when we got over the situation, it happened two days later with a different house keeping lady! Also, there was a Caucasian man with dread locks roaming the halls knocking on doors after hours. I complained about him once to the front desk and they informed me he was staying there. A few days later he was doing it again and this time he knocked on my door! He knocked on my door for approximately 5 minutes at 2AM. I called the front desk and he immediately came upstairs. He informed me he was the General Manager's ill son and that he lived on the hotel's 4th floor. Here comes the WORST part?. The hotel has ROACHES!!!!! They must have a bad infestation because I did read several reviews about roaches and clearly nothing has been done to get it resolved. I saw 2 small ones in our room a big one in my friend's room and another big one on the elevator. When I checked out, I informed the front desk and he noted it down, but it is unlikely they will do anything about it. The hotel needs to be bombed/fumigated to get rid of the bugs. Overall, my visit could have been A LOT better. I have had nothing but nice experiences at BW's but I will not be returning to this specific location.

    5
    « My stay at Best Western I95 »

    The hotel is very accessible off I95. Location is a plus as it is close to most of the areas. The hotel was very clean and the staff is very friendly. Definitely I would return when my travel needs bring me to South Florida area

    5
    « Very Nice »

    Was first time at this hotel for a business trip but decided to try this hotel after an employee stayed there and was very satisfied and referred me to try it. After staying here myself, I will be glad to refer anyone else to stay here as I enjoyed the experience.

    5
    « Best room ever for only 80 bucks »

    I can't believe how cheap this hotel was! This was easily the nicest room I've ever booked for $80. The room felt very clean and had a huge king size bed with a new TV. It even came with a Keurig with many different coffee and tea options. The free breakfast in the morning was great as well. We stayed here the first night of our Fort Lauderdale vacation last month. And it was actually a walk in stay. We knew we'd be arriving into town late and just wanted a simple room before checking into our resort we stayed at the rest of our trip. Funny thing is this hotel was 100 times nicer than our resort that was three times the price. Only negative thing I can say is the hotel is near train tracks. I could see the noise bothering some, but I sleep with a white noise app anyways which easily drowned it out.

    3
    « Was convenient to FLL »

    There is little around the area of the hotel as itis mostly commercial. It was close to the highway and only 20 or so minutes from the airport. The hotel was clean and we say them doing maintenance and painting while we were there. Breakfast was ok. Did appreciate the almond and coconut milk was available in steak of cow's milk. There is train tracks directly behind the hotel with some noise and whites now and then. There is also a small airport nearby but we only heard one or two small planes.

    4
    « Disappointed................ »

    My stay at the hotel was pleasant: nice clean room, workout facility; sparkling pool, and well-maintained grounds. However, I was very disappointed with the lack of customer service and willingness to help by the front desk clerk on duty upon my arrival at the hotel. While checking in, I asked the clerk (Peter) if the room was on the first floor; he blandly stated that it wasn't. I again stated my preference, "I really wish the room was on the first floor", and rather than accommodate my request, he mindlessly stated, "the computer pre-assigns the rooms". This was a simple request that could have been easily accommodated. Everything else at the hotel was great... especially their extensive selection at breakfast.

    4
    « Graduation »

    Room clean, bed comfy, bathroom very small, TV sucked most channels the signal was all fuzzy and several didn't come in at all, but the breakfast was surprising good along with the friendliness of the staff. However at check in the clerk wasn't as friendly as all others we encountered in fact he was quite cold and short. Railroad behind it but you hardly noticed trains were infrequent and very fast only seconds long.

  • 5
    « Everything was great. »

    Everything was great during our stay. The breakfast was good. The stuff made sure they kept everything clean and made sure it was an enough for everyone. My kids really enjoyed the pool. I had forgot (or lost) my id on the way to the hotel and they were able to still help me without any problems. My key and paperwork was ready when I arrived and everything was ready when I checked out. It was a very easy process. Thank you

    2
    « why is Peter so rude to your customers. »

    So I booked my reservation online on the 23rd for 24th to 27th. Prior to doing so spoke with a very professional gentleman by the name of Thomas who placed me on hold in order to verify he was providing me with accurate info, which I appreciated. After speaking with Thomas i felt very competent in my understanding of procedure. You see my home was being fumigated for termites and I needed an earlier check in (ok 20$ for early check in) Thomas was so professional he spoke with the assist manager and the general manager one of whom I spoke with just to verify Thomas's statements. So upon arriving I approached the front desk to not be greeted by a human being named peter. So I said good afternoon my name is so and so my reservation number is129871336699 but this very very rude human does not let me finish he points to the sign and coyly barks at least 6/7 times check in is at 3. So I said well if you would let me finish could explain that I spoke with Thomas and an early checking was initiated on my behalf.they sighed and walked off without a word. Me my partner my 15 yr old and my 18month old sat there 20 min. (I checked repeatedly) so during that time i went on line and found some numbers to customer care. Got up walked out after calling out loud of any one. Went back to my home thank heavens they were just unloading the tent ran inside and called customer care whom called the hotel to make sure peter was forced to perform his front desk duties.so I checked in i believe around 2:45. Now the room. Which stunk so bad when I went to get the house keeper to deodorize it she walked in my rm and said ieee turned her nose up and walked around spraying vigorously the lovely febreeze. When I following day I realize the organic no hormone no antibiotics chicken I fried which cost me 14.00$ , my yukon gold potato salad, and my sons goat milk. Had all spoiled. Because the refrigerator in 425 was broken but I still had to wait until the 26th (peter) also the television in the living rm area is fuzzy maintenance came said he let them know to change rm. No one ever addressed it. So I asked the asked the assistant manager what's going on will something be done about the issues. She was polite about it but let me know that its not her fault its Comcast and if I've ever dealt with the cable company. ...... I politely let her know no I have boxes. I am very disappointed with my overall stay. The only thing that made it tolerable was that it is quiet and the hallways smelled better than the rooms so upon leaving the rm you take a deep breathe. Oh and let me not forget to commend Gerald who welcomes your guest opens the door for them. And has a genuine caring ability. Without a doubt Thomas and Gerald are the two employees that conduct themselves with hospitallity.

    4
    « I'll go again if the prices stay low. My best Florida experience, ever! »

    I stayed March 21-March 27, 2016. The hotel is clean and nice and everything looks new as if they must have recently remodeled and refurbished. The laundry, gym, rooms, entrance, dining room (breakfast buffet),beds, furniture and fixtures all looked new and classy. The bathrooms were huge and generous. The staff (including Girard, Gianni, Tiffany) were always pleasant and helpful. The breakfast offering was nice too. No views and the grounds are quaint. I was there for vacation, cruise and shopping (I didn't mind the trains because I have lived in NYC). It is close to Waffle House, Walmart, Sam's, etc. No bus or shuttle service. Security all night. I shopped around for the best rates that week and this was among the lowest. I have paid more for 3-star hotels in Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Fort Lauderdale....this was the nicest.

    4
    « A great place to stay while traveling »

    Room was nice and clean, continental breakfast included. Outdoor pool available. Wanted to check in early and had to speak to the Manager and after a bit of convincing, he agreed to have a room clean within 1 hour for us, although we drove 28 hrs straight. He had a large group the night before. When we finally got a room, everything and everyone was great!

    4
    « U turn to get in »

    Was a two night visit for celebrating a relatives 105th (yes 105) birthday. The hotel location was in the middle of all the planned events just off I-95. But beware, I-95 is a traffic nightmare. The only real drawback was we had to do a U-turn to get to the hotel on Powerline Road.

    2
    « Poor Sleeping Experience »

    I had to occupy the sofa bed, and found out that it was broken. I reported it to the front desk, and came back and the sofa bed was still not fixed, and the manager admitted that the last person that booked the room broke the bed. Giving me a room with a broken bed should have never occurred. The manger nor employees were accommodating about this. I was VERY displeased!!!!

    3
    « Nice enough hotel, but too close to train tracks »

    We expected to hear the I-95 but did not expect to have the commuter train tracks right outside the window! As the train blew through sounding its horn multiple times an hour it meant we didn't get a good night's sleep. The bed was comfortable and the rooms clean (which are two big pluses). Breakfast was included in the rate and was okay. Both coffee and tea were available in the lobby 24 hours a day - and were most welcome. The outdoor pool was a welcome diversion, the towels a little small (which we have found quite frequently at other hotels).

    1
    « Bogus charge »

    I cancelled this reservation twice and have still been charged for room. I spoke to Best Western about this but they say I must pay. So I have registered a dispute with credit card company. Because of this charge I will not be staying at any Best Western Establishments in the future and will make sure my friends and family all know about this unfair incident.

    4
    « Noisy »

    Our room faced a high speed commuter train track and the train ran off and on all night. Very loud, horns, track noise, difficult to sleep. The best part of our stay was the breakfast. The selection was outstanding, the lady in charge was caring and the area very clean.

    2
    « A Real Let Down! »

    Nothing like the Best Western we stayed at in WPB last year near City Place. It was a very good stay for the money, This Best Western is in a dismal location and the hotel parking lot was full of trucks & trailers & some of the hotel guest seem a bit undesirable. In all fairness the hotel staff was okay and the breakfast in the morning was good. We had to go through 3 rooms before we found a decent one because some smell of cigarette smoke and the room was dingy. I would not recommend this hotel to any one to stay. BTW > elevator smell like a dead skunk!

  • 5
    « Business Stay »

    All the staff were very welcoming, showed us their coffe.tea,hot chocolate, juice machine in the Lobby 24/7! microwave oven, fridge, fancy coffee machine,hairdryer, shampoo,body lotion+, bed was soft but firm with soft sheets, loads of pillows! everywhere was spotless. they were very proud of their property and rightly so.

    4
    « Best Western Powerline »

    Great hotel pre cruise. Great value if booked in advance. Hotel staff could use a bit of training in customer service but overall not bad. Breaky was good and with a good selection. Room was clean and neat. Jen - CruiseTravelGuru

    4
    « Very nice!!! »

    Me and my family stayed at this property for about three nights and was a very pleasant experience, except only for one thing, the train is passing behind the hotel at late night and early morning, but then when you go to the breakfast they make you forget about this problem, specially Ms Dora Gonzalez that was a real pleasure to meet, she is always ready to meet you with a beatiful smile and a great breakfast, very clean area, also the rooms are clean, the front desk staff are also very kind and helpful. It was a wonderful experience and we are planning to repeat the next month. Thank you very much, great job!!!

    5
    « fort lauderdale overnight »

    The hotel was very clean, the staff was friendly and attentive and the breakfast was great. Both the exterior and interior were impressive and the price was reasonable. We stayed at this hotel for one night en route to Pompano Beach since we took a very late flight. We were pleasantly surprised and would highly recommend this Best Western.

    4
    « Nice location for night before cruise »

    Nice and clean exterior and interior lobby. Room was clean. Good bed and bedding. Good access to cruise port. Not a beach hotel if that is what you are looking for.Nice breakfast buffett and good seating for couples and families. Selection of food was pretty good and the coffee was good. there arent't any restaurants within walking distance except at the hotel next door. that food was average.

    1
    « Worst hotel experience ever in 20 plus years! »

    Please do not consider this hotel, terrible smell upon entering hotel, requested quiet hotel room only to learn of train going by all hours of the night. The phone did not work, several requests to fix, nothing. Toilet broke, called for service early evening, said a plunger would be brought up right away, none brought until the following morning, waking me up. Most disappointing, when asking for late checkout because my Son was sick, was not provided by very rude General Manager!

    2
    « Long stay, bad service, Just don t get it »

    My daughter and I were at hotel for a total of 11 days, to be honest the first couple of day s the room was clean properly, but as the day s passed , the situation became worst. Rug not vacuumed, live bugs, dead bugs, sink and bath not wash down. i presented myself at front desk 3 times, manager not present will advise him of situation via email I honestly do not know if Mr Christopher Ott was advised or just did not have the decency to come forward. Only once we received a call from front desk at 11:30pm offering us to change room, a tad late to pack up room and wake up daughter, Unacceptable. i was then told that I had to be understanding because I was at hotel for a long stay which meant my room was only made up at end of day, which basically means your room will be made up last. So if I understand properly my room will be cleaned if I am on a short stay , and if I stay longer to bad your room will be done at end of day. We came back one day at 3:45 and are room was still not made up. Unacceptable Another issue when your husband calls from Canada phone rings between 5 to 15 minutes before answering. I actually went downstairs to see what problem was, clerk at desk is in back office doing stuff! Answering phone should be a priority for customer service. And to be honest the trip was to take care of family business since my father had passed away, I just did not have the energy to make a commotion with the staff that really was not present or attentive. i just really tried to keep my positive energy for myself. (I dealt with a indian gentleman and a elderly lady at desk) I filled out customer service survey from best western, never heard from them also, I guess no one cares, no effort was made to accommodate or fix the situation. "Photos in reference of dust and bugs, sink"

    1
    « Room »

    My room was never clean and i was not happy at all i went to the front desk and told them and they offer me new sheets and said that i could change my own bed and dump my own trash . i will never stay at this hotel again

    4
    « Good Place for the money »

    Went to this hotel based on reviews. Did not expect a Hilton for no-name price. Price was very well fair for this hotel. A little older, not the best area and equipment a bit older. But convenient to I95, place was clean, friendly staff and decent breakfast. Would definitely return.

    1
    « Over Priced »

    Room smelled like smoke. TV did not work. Breakfast was below average. The front desk was not very helpful with the issues. There was also a train track right behind the hotel and the horn was blowing on and off all night long. When I call for reservations the I asked how old the hotel was and the person said one year.... it was obvious is was much older.... like twenty years old.

  • 5
    « Rockin' Spring Break »

    Honestly this was the first trip that I planned and I have had very very little experience with reserving a hotel but the hotel staff made it a real pleasure to stay here. I've never been to Fort Lauderdale so I was a little surprised at the location of the hotel, but after spending three days driving around the area I quickly realized the hotel is located in a great area. There's a Publix up the street, numerous gas stations, and the interstate isn't very far either. What really sold me on this particular Best Western was the staff. They were extremely helpful, friendly, and obliging to my boyfriend and I, as well as to the other guests. I am very glad I stayed at this hotel!

    2
    « Do you want to sleep? »

    So this property is ideally located just off the I-95 and super easy to find. Our room was clean and the breakfast room was excellent. The staff both on front desk and in the breakfast area were great. Only problem is there is a train track not even 50 feet behind the hotel and every hour on the hour the train goes roaring by, signals clanging and whistle blowing. I was confident that surely this wouldn't continue all night but I was wrong! It went on all night long. It was the worst nights sleep ever. I reserved the room on points so I guess they made sure I had the worst room, but I can't see how other guests even on the other side of the hall wouldn't have been hearing the trains too.

    3
    « You get what you pay for.... »

    Booked this hotel on Priceline before departing on a cruise. Everything closer to the port was grossly over-priced. Walking into the lobby was my first sign of trouble. There was a horrible smell of chemicals not sure what it was but it was not pleasant and it was over-bearing. This hotel is right next to the freeway and worse yet it is right next to a railroad track that is active. Bring ear plugs! The rooms were a bit smaller than most hotels at this star level. The breakfast was ok, nothing to brag about but no problems except the eating area was too small for the amount of guests eating. It was quite crowded. Glad we were just there for a short stay. Its also not in an area of town that you would want to go walking the streets looking for a dinner restaurant. Luckily we found a Thai restaurant that delivered. Wouldn't book this hotel again.

    3
    « An Amtrak runs through it »

    Our room was beside the train tracks which was not pleasant, but not all that many times. The rooms need upgrading especially the floors. The bathrooms are all the same apparently, and they are so tiny if a person with long legs tried to close the door while using the facilities they might not be able to. Otherwise, the staff were friendly and the rooms were clean.

    4
    « Better than we thought it would be! »

    We drive to Ft Lauderdale several times a year so my wife can see her Dr. @ Nova SE University & have always stayed at another facility close by. This trip we found out at the last minute that we would have to bring our dog & cat. Our usual Hotel is not "pet friendly" so I had to cancel & find another place to stay. Very difficult at the last minute during February season, but The Best Western 1-95 Inn was able to accommodate us and the pet(s) for our 1 night stay on a Sunday. This Hotel was about an additional 20 minute drive to get to our Dr. appt @ Nova but we had no traffic problems at 9:15 am on Monday morning. I almost did not book because of some of the comments (train noise etc) But we were pleasantly surprised by this small hotel. First, there was no unusual smells & no "febreeze" type of smell in the lobby, halls or in the room, which was a big plus as those sprays make my wife ill. We heard no train noise & no noise at all for that matter. We had a first fl room on the parking lot side. The room had hard flooring which is great for a room accommodating pets. Frige, microwave, Cable TV, Internet.etc. The bed & pillows were comfortable with extra pillows & were triple sheeted. The a/c worked great in any mode that we set it on Sink area is separate from the lav/shower & is more than adequate size for 2 persons. The lav/shower wasmwuite small. The door barely cleared the w/c, but it was clean, plenty of hot water & much to my wife's delight the shampoo & soap amenities were the "Archive" brand which she loves & the snowy white towels appeared new. Also a Keurig coffeemaker with assorted pods in room as well. There is a separate marked area outside off the parking lot for walking your dog which was nice. Plenty of parking. 24 hr coffee, Decaf & Hot tea in the lobby was good, even at 10 pm. Breakfast was adequate & usual for this type of hotel. The price was very reasonable & the staff was friendly and professional. Restaurants, convenience stores & gas were all very close. There is a pool, but we did not use any of the facilities. By no means is this a luxury hotel or somewhere I would vacation, because of the location, but it exceeded our expectations being comfy & clean. We would definitely use this hotel again if we had to travel & bring a pet along. I have added it as my back up & would recommend this hotel especially if you have to bring your ( well behaved of course) furry friends!

    5
    « Very obliging and helpful staff »

    We stayed overnight twice last month just before a cruise. Appreciated the opportunity to leave our vehicle at no charge, during both cruises. Trains woke me up a couple of times on the second stay but noise didn't last long...besides, "I Like Trains" as Fred Eaglesmith's song goes. Breakfast was substantial and the coffee excellent. Staff very helpful.

    2
    « NOISE »

    This hotel is right next to a city railroad track. This is a heavily used track and the noise was terrible. We were woke up at least every hour and unable to get a good night's rest. This is a clean hotel and the emmities are fine. But the noise preventing us from sleeping was just not something we were warned about. I don't think even earphones would have helped. This hotel is close to freeway and not far from airport but the noise was terrible.

    3
    « Ok place to stay for quick getaway »

    Price is reasonable, but it is far removed from the cruise port and beach. Unless you have a rental car not close to much. Overall experience was good. No complaints but breakfast could have been a bit better when I compare to other BW hotels I've been to.

    4
    « overnight stay before cruise »

    This was a upgraded hotel and it had a good breakfast with many extras. We had reservations so check in and check out was easy..My only complaint was that about 9pm someone knocked on door and asked who the room name was under..Almost like they lost track of which guest was where..I was relaxed and in my PJ's , so it was awkward.

    2
    « Oy! The smell »

    15 minutes from the airport and that is the best I can say about this Best Western. The halls smell musty. The lobby is truck stop quality. And with tax we paid $195...the going rate this week. The room was clean so at least that is in their favor. Avoid if you can

  • 5
    « great stay »

    This hotel is in a great location just off the I95 in the north part of Fort Lauderdale. The room was cozy and comfortable. Breakfast was great. They have a special area to exercise your pet. The only down side was that the pool was quite cold even though we were told that it was heated.

    3
    « Great Overnight Stay »

    Overall the hotel was clean and comfortable, easy to find and had lots of food choices nearby. Only stayed one night but would stay again for a short trip. I was hoping to get an early check in after my flight got in after 12 pm that day but there were no rooms cleaned and ready at that time. So I came back later and met a huge comfortable bed in a very decent sized room, with a small fridge and microwave.

    3
    « Best Western Hotel stay; »

    Hotel was appealing from the outside and inside. Staff was courteous and professional, and handled a problem quickly and effectively. Room was comfortable and well appointed. Breakfast was good, and the pool and deck provided my wife and me with hours of pleasure.

    2
    « Insects in the vanity area »

    Bathroom is extremely small and in need of renovation. Insects were in the vanity/sink area. Room was very small compared to other Best Western Plus hotels. Breakfast was under par compared to Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn Express. For the room rate charged by this property, I feel they were definitely not giving you the value afforded to a guest of this property

    2
    « bugs/odor »

    stayed in room 215 damp odor/ found roaches in room.customer service was good overall. not very concerned about roaches. served breakfast from 6am till 10am. check in went smooth/check out went smooth.

    3
    « Hotel is gorgeous. Front desk Mgr is awful. »

    We had booked 5 rooms for a pre-cruise stay with a large group. We mentioned that we would be in around 2p and were told our rooms would likely be ready. When we arrived, they weren't ready, and we were told it'd be a short wait. We waited. And waited. And waited - and each time we asked, we were told 10 more minutes. Check in is 3pm We didn't get our rooms until 4:30. The front desk manager didn't give a DAMN and basically threw his hands up and told us to wait. HAD they said "It'll be 2 hrs", we'd have gone to get food or something - Instead, 17 of us waiting in the restaurant area, for the perpetual 10 minutes. In our suite, the pull out bed was destroyed, and had no bedding. When I went to get a blanket the same man kept handing me sheets. Evidently they don't know what a blanket is either. Otherwise the rooms were great, train was no issue, breakfast was fine. Just this one guy really tainted it for everyone.

    3
    « Small room »

    Comfortable enough room with usual piece you expected. Looked like it could be a nice comfortable place to stay until you tried to spread out. Then you would find that the room layout is too awkward to even find a place for your bags. One night is no trouble but multiple nights is not it's thing.

    2
    « Disappointed »

    I was in town for business and stayed at this hotel, being a Diamond Rewards Member and was very disappointed. I will say that the rates were the lowest buy for a little more money, I will stay elsewhere next time. Breakfast was good and although I now noticed pictures on this site of bug problems, I did not encounter any. The housekeeping crew was great and friendly. The tall man at the front desk is worthless. Our room door had problems. I brought them to his attention and he said he would report but he did not. I saw the maintenance man on my floor, two days later and I mentioned it to him. He said that he "knew about it"... what??? So you know about but do not fix it? His response was very concerning as I am a paying customer and expect that the door is going to work. Not taking it seriously is playing customer's safety and security. There was a strange odor (smoke) in the hotel lobby and in my room. Not staying here again...

    4
    « Pet friendly »

    The first floor is for pets, but you would never know it. Hotel was clean and had no odors. The room was clean and good sized. We brought our bikes up for security but in hindsight we could have left them on the rack. We had a bit of a wait to check in and they couldn't make a reservation for us for the next night in Savannah. The supervisor was a bit gruff, but that wouldn't keep me from using this hotel again.

    4
    « vacation to warm country »

    Overall it is a great hotel, bed is comfy, room is clean. The shower curtain rod was so lose on the wall the the curtain stayed only in the middle and would not go up either side. The breakfast is good but only one waffle maker so there is always a wait. I think the prices of decent hotels in this area are over priced. For what we paid it should have been at least a 4 star hotel.

  • 3
    « Very Friendly Staff »

    Decent hotel although the location is not particularly appealing. The rooms were clean but I thought the beds were uncomfortable & the night stands not terribly well designed. There was also a cloying perfume odor in the halls and the electrical receptacle next to the sink did not work and went unrepaired during our 3 day stay. That being said, the staff was very friendly and always went out of their way to help. And the breakfast was a bit above the usual such (free) fare. It's also the least expensive of anything compara

    5
    « wonderful »

    I have stayed in several hotels but I think that the nicest and most economical was best western. no dogs yapping, no kids running up and down the hall at midnight, and the tv actually worked properly. good food, good customer service, and great room. life is good!

    1
    « Cockroaches and Smoke Smelled Rooms »

    I don't usually write reviews, but I feel compelled to save some innocent customers from what I experienced. I was stuck in Ft Lauderdale due to Winter Storm Jonas and needed a place to stay for my 3rd night as my other hotel was booked completely. Believe these reviews about the cockroaches they are not isolated incidents as the Management claims. I checked into my room which had several holes in the bathroom wall and was starting to unpack when I was startled by a cockroach underneath the air conditioning unit. I was offered the opportunity to look at another room which smelled terribly of must and smoke that hit me as soon as I opened the door. Having asthma, this was not an option for me. Upon being offered to look at a third room, the fire alarms went off! This hotel is supposed to be non smoking, however, I saw several people getting into the elevator with packs of cigarettes in their hands. And many people outside smoking cigarettes during the wait for the fire trucks to come. As we were exiting the building, a fellow customer had stated that for the past three nights she had been complaining to the staff that people were smoking in the hallways and near the stairs. It is true, the hallways smell terribly. And whatever they are using to cover up the smell is making it worse. When I tried to reason with the woman at the desk she stated I would have to contact expedia to get a refund. She did not seem terribly surprised by the complaints as per the reviews these seem to be common occurrences here. After the cockroaches, the holes in the wall, the disgusting health hazard of a place this is, the fire alarms going off... all they would agree to was a refund of $25. I was in my initial room for no more than 20 minutes when I discovered the cockroach and spent the rest of the time lugging around my suitcase from one disgusting room to the next and then outside waiting for the fire department to come and clear the hotel for safety. Do yourself a favor and go somewhere else. It's not worth getting a cheap room to go through all of this. The Holiday Inn Executive Suites is much nicer about a mile away, as is Courtyard Marriott Cypress Creek.

    5
    « Great place to stay »

    Clean friendly service! Breakfast is plentiful. What ever you do DONT BACK INTO A PARKING SPOT near the beach or underground. They boot your car and you have to pay 65.00 to get the boots off and then pay additional garage fees because you have to wait for them to be removed.

    1
    « Nightmare in Ft. Lauderdale »

    I would not recommend this hotel to any one that is staying in Ft. Lauderdale. While I was here, someone went into my room and took over $300 dollars and two credit cards and a debit card out of my purse. I left my purse in the room to go get something to eat. No one had any business in my room because this was around 8 pm. The bathroom is to small, when you get out of the shower you almost step in the commode. The first day our room was not cleaned and the last night I noticed a dead roach in the bathroom.

    5
    « Very nice and clean hotel. »

    We stayed at the Best Western I 95 for 2 nights before our cruise and 1 night after the cruise. Very nice and clean Hotel. The Staff is very friendly and extremely helpful. A special thank you to Maria who is taking care of the hot breakfast. Very nice clean pool area, towels are provided there. Wish the water would have been a little bit warmer to take a dip. Wish they would offer a shuttle service from/to the airport and cruise terminal.I'm sure it would attract a lot of travellers to stay there. Had some difficulties with the local transport companies when it cam to arrangement regarding transport to the cruise terminal and airport but the front desk did what ever they were able to do. Thank you Peter, I know you did your best. Great rooms. 2 queen beds. We stayed there with 4 adults and had plenty of room. Would stay there any time again.

    5
    « Best Western Ft. Lauderdale »

    This is an excellent hotel. Right off the I 95. I can't tell you much about the area as it was dark when I arrived. The decor is really nice, rooms are clean and well furnished. The staff are very helpful and polite.

    2
    « Insects and unfriendly »

    The reception agent was unfriendly and undiplomatic on arrival and there were insects on the floor of the bathroom creating a great stress on my wife and myself. We were always verifying where were the next group of insects we would find

    4
    « Nice for a night before a cruise »

    Clean and comfortable. Nice clean pool. Very reasonable rate. Not too far from the airport. Staff was easy to work with. Accommodated a large group with 5 reservations. Halls were overly fragranced. No cruise port transportation. Used Elite transportation at $12.50 per person.

    5
    « Great rate excellent service »

    Excellent hotel, staff were very professional , Tiffany at the front desk was extremely hospitable,courteous ,always helpful. Peter, who checked me in has a great attitude ,left a very positive impression on my mind.Dora,the kitchen staff employee make one feels like they are at home. Great breakfast , wide variety of selection .Jessie,in the maintenance Dept .made sure our room was not lacking anything . Room was super clean, fresh linens, thanks to an excellent room service staff, friendly environment .Met the manager,Mr.Chris,great personality, very understanding and great listener.The entire hotel reflects the efficiency of its management and staff. Will definitely be back when next I am in that area. Keep up the great work.Thanks again.

  • 4
    « Worth the Price! »

    I work at a Best Western and stayed at this hotel for a mini-vacation. Keeping that in mind, I know how things go and should go and I also am more understanding than most because I can relate. Overall, the hotel is very nice and well-maintained. When we checked in their was a larger group checking in (likely 8-10 rooms) and we understood we would have to wait. There was only one desk agent on so I assume their occupancy was low and we just happened to checkin at the same time as the group. That being said we waited 45 minutes to an hour to be checked in and the agent behind the desk probably could have been a bit faster. He also did not have a name tag on which I found to be odd. But he was nice as was the gentleman who checked us out in the morning. The rooms are very nice, and beds very comfortable. There was some hair in our shower from the previous guest and some clear flakes on the bed but both were minor and did not bother me. My only real "complaint" is that the hotel isn't really near much... its kind of off the beaten path and about 15 minutes away from downtown. Other than that, great place to stay at an affordable rate.

    5
    « Great hotel, wonderful staff, and clean. »

    Great hotel, professional staff, and clean. The staff was very helpful. We were supposed to stay at Universal Palms next door. It was a horrible place. Dirty, loud, stains on the carpets, garbage every where, and it smelled. Thank goodness we came to Best Western right next door.

    1
    « New Years Eve and My Room Was Given Away!!!! »

    I booked a reservation with the option to pay at hotel through Expedia. As I was searching for more deals I noticed hotels.com had the same hotel with rental car for a better deal. I cancelled the 1st reservation and booked 2nd reservation with confirmation and authorization to pay at hotel with cash or credit card. I requested to check in around 1:00a.m. On 1/1/16 due to flight being delayed. I called hotel to make sure that these arrangements were ok and was told yes, but I would still have to pay for the 31st which was fine with me. When i arrived at the hotel a couple was checking in with the night clerk ahead of me. When it was my turn in line, I gave him my name and he stated we don't have a reservation for you. I pulled up my confirmation and said I just got a reminder yesterday about my reservation. He then said im sorry it's showing you cancelled your reservation. I stated no I booked through hotels.com. He then says well that happens with third party bookings. Then he states oh no this was a collect reservation and your card declined. I told him that was incorrect and my reservation clearly says pay at hotel. He said I'm sorry we have nomore rooms, if you had of made it before that couple I would have been able to help!!!! No what happened was he gave my room to the couple and tried to come up with different excuses!!!! Me and my fiancé had to drive around til the next day!!!! We finally found a hotel in South Beach that had a check in at 3:00p.m. But after we told clerk about our horrible ordeal, he got us a room ready at 1:00p.m. Thanks Beach Villa!!!!! Best Western in Ft.Lauderdale sucks!!!!! Horrible experience but after that I enjoyed South Beach!!!!

    3
    « Week Stay »

    Stayed one week., This good be a great place to stay. We did not have maid service for 3 days. The mold in the room was terrible. I have asthma so this caused health issues. There were no other rooms to change to. We had to go front desk to get clean towels and linens. Management seems to have a problem at this property.

    3
    « It served its purpose for one night »

    We checked reviews for this place and booked, no reviews were that bad but I since see there are a fair few new negative reviews. We stayed here one night before getting a Cruise in December and saw no issues with the cleanliness of the place nor the bugs people are talking about so perhaps its an isolated incident. We had a comfortable nights stay, the AC in the room is fairly loud so sleep was interrupted for some of our group.

    1
    « Cockroache Habitat »

    Killed several Cockroaches in my room.. Management would spray it and clean out the room.. Same Cockroache that I've killed on the first night was still on the same spot on the floor on the 4th night. Management was not so friendly and reception is very harsh and rude.. Management keeps on defending the hotel that's actually not so clean and has stains disgusting on there restrooms downstairs ind the lobby While writing this review in the lobby of the hotel just now heard a couple complain at the front desk about having mouses in there room.. gosh hairs on my arms standing up straight..

    1
    « Holiday vacation »

    Great hotel, just a pity we had some unexpected guests in the room cockroaches. We complained and they cleaned the room, pity the dead cockroach was still waiting on us. The people here were exceptionally friendly. We will just have to fumigate our luggage back home.

    4
    « decent stay »

    we stayed for 1 night after our cruise. The hotel is next to I95 and a railroad is right back of the hotel, you can hear train whistles especially in early morning commute hours. The area is probably not in the best part of the town, but we didn't feel unsafe and the hotel is in good and clean condition. The breakfast is adequate.

    5
    « Great Experience »

    This Best Western may not be the biggest or the best but it can't be surpassed in the friendly, inviting staff that make your stay so positive you want to tell others. From Chris Ott the Director of Operations right down to Housekeeping and Food staff there can't be a more unified and warm group of people. The grounds are immaculate and the food choices rotated daily from meats, to eggs, breads and yogurts. Tiffany the Front Office Manager is efficient and can handle any situation. Our stay was 6 nights over Christmas and we wouldn't change a thing. Well done Chris and staff.

    3
    « Not bad, watch the train »

    Staff here is very friendly and the hotel itself was renovated within the last year I believe. It looks very nice throughout. There are train tracks about 40 yards behind and you WILL hear it, especially 6am to 7am... Every few minutes. There are intersections right here as well so the trains have to blow their horn. Double bed rooms are in the back only, single bed rooms might have some buffer at the front from the sound. We did have trouble getting extra towels, took 2 days and me going to the desk and bringing them up myself. The is a security guard at night that walks out for nearly every car that pulls in, which was a nice safety feature.

  • 3
    « It's a Best Western »

    The exterior and lobby area are better than we expected for a Best Western. The outdoor pool was also pretty nice. The rooms themselves are nice and functional, but nothing fancy. The walls and ceiling could be redone. The beds were surprisingly very comfortable. The service was exceptional. The front desk staff member, Gianni, was very accommodating and helpful. He called us several minutes after we checked into our room to make sure everything was okay. While the hotel itself is not necessarily in an interesting area, it is only a 15 minute drive to downtown Fort Lauderdale.

    1
    « Great location great staff »

    Front desk was excellent Peter,Tiffany, Carol and Gianni were very pleasant and professional in their dealing with me.Very polite and friendly.Met Chris, the manager, great personality. Foyer was always clean, Jesse, one of the workers was very helpful, rooms were clean,sheets, towels and linens were always clean in our room.Bathroom was maintained in a very clean manner, room service and maid staff kept our room clean daily.Pool was excellent, exercise room was kept in order.Breakfast was great with a good selection and well presented .Will definitely be back.

    5
    « Best Hotel Ever! »

    This is the best hotel I have ever stayed in, the Fort Lauderdale i95 location in perticular. The staff is amazing and the hotel has great amenities-gym,outdoor pool, laundry room, vending machines, etc. one person on the staff in particular, Gianni, is absolutely wonderful, so kind and accommodating!!!! Hopefully you will get him upon check in! Will be using this hotel every time I stay at a hotel in the F. Lauderdale area!!!!

    2
    « Nice hotel but unsafe area »

    When we asked the individual that checked us in where there might be a good place to eat he shared with us that the neighborhood was not safe for us to walk around at night especially. We had just arrived from Grand Cayman and flying out the next day so didn't have a car. So what do you do when you get in early afternoon when you can't walk anywhere. Taxi was our only option and that get's expensive.

    1
    « This is the WORST PLACE!!!! Stay away! »

    All I can tell you if you enjoy sleeping with roaches and bedbugs then check in??????!! The front desk day manager Tiffany was extremely rude! And the director of the hotel was the worst!!! Christopher OTT !!was his name , Bad attitudes run wild here ! Along with the bed bugs and roaches! Which neither of them seemed too worried about ! After telling me to come down to the desk immediately for a 20 % percent discount on another stay there!! No WAY! I didn't sign up for BED BUGS and ROACHES!! He proceeded to tell me they are working the problem , then tells me I can see there's no pleasing you !!! Looks at Tiffany and say refund his money and put him on the don't let back in list of the hotel !!! HowRude !!! ????! And walks away rudely! Instead of apologizing about the bed bugs and roaches!!!?????? I even took a video it was so disgusting and disgraceful!!! ??He's a real piece of work along with his assistant Tiffany!! If you stay here nights as well rent a tent in a bug infested tenement!!!

    3
    « You get what you pay for »

    I depended on reviews on this site before I booked my stay at this hotel. Now I will tell you what I wish I knew about this hotel before I booked. The positives... * Hotel is about a 15 minute drive to the beach and resort areas. It is technically in an area called Oakland Park. * The price you pay for a room is very reasonable. If you are a Best Western Rewards member and/or a AAA member, you can get an additional discount. Once you compare what you pay for this place versus other hotels closer to the beach, it helps justify the stay. * Parking is plentiful and easy to navigate. The hotel is also easy to find. * Breakfast is included in the price of the stay. * The beds were comfortable and I did get a good night sleep * There is on-site security so if you don't feel comfortable about the area, rest assured they do care and your safety is not taken lightly The negatives...and what all of you really want to know... * The condition of the hotel is not that great. The rooms have not been renovated in a very long time. The carpets look dirty. There is a musty slimy smell as soon as you walk into the hotel. That smell will remain with you in your room if you if have allergies, you might have a problem. * The TVs are HDTVs, but the signal is standard def...and the video and audio quality is horrible. * The shower in my room did not have much water pressure. I cannot tell you how irritating that can be when trying to get shampoo or beach sand out of my hair. * The hotel is frequented by locals who use it as a place to hook up. Please be aware of what happens in places like this. This is not really a tourist or traveler hotel. If you don't care for this scene, go someplace else. That being said, the stay was worth the money. I slept without any issues and got some work done. And that is why I say "you get what you pay for".

    5
    « Great »

    I've stayed the Best Western in Miami Oklahoma and was extremely happy with their service. So, it was a no brainer for me to stay in Best Western in Ft., Lauderdale. "What-do-you-know" The service was just as incredible as the Best Western in Miami Oklahoma. I spent the night, heading out on cruise to the Bahamas. Their rooms are nice and clean, comfortable bed, hot water. Free Wi-Fi, pool was clean. Oh, yeah! Great breakfast too! The staff were friendly, very helpful. As soon as plan my next cruise (like next year), I'm staying there again.

    5
    « Good value and excellent location »

    The hotel is very wll located close to I 95 with easy access to points North or South, situated in a relatively quiet area with the only drawback being the whistle of occasionnally passing trains. The service is courteous, the rooms are clean and breakfast is excellent with a wide variety of choice.

    5
    « Top Notch Hotel »

    We stayed here for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. It is a wonderful hotel with a top notch staff who are fun, caring and extremely helpful. Breakfast was exceptional with a wonderful Manager who kept it all very tidy and clean.

    5
    « Excellent hotel! Would stay again!! »

    Came here on vacation. Service was great, staff was helpful, they have free wi-fi, rooms were clean and recently remodeled, great value for what you get, in a decent location. I would highly recommend this hotel.

  • 3
    « Reasonable Hotel »

    Bad location due to being close the train line, small bathroom and indifferent front desk, but it has a good internet, breakfast, parking and beds. Anyway, it has a good things, but the bad things have very important to me and due to this I do not recommend it.

    3
    « Convenient, Friendly, Got The Job Done »

    I had a one night stay at this location. I stayed in one of their suites. It got the job done. It was clean, but didn't meet my expectations entirely. The bed was very comfortable and the sink area was clean as well. The actual bathroom though could have been better. I found a bug in the tub and the toilet kept running a few minutes after I used it every time. The TV reception was also very blurry. In the lobby, the TV quality was great. The TV in my room was a different story though and it was difficult to watch anything. This happened on every channel. The wi-fi worked well. The pool area also looked nice, but I did not have any time to go take a dip! The breakfast area had many seats available. I did not get a chance to try the breakfast though. There was a security guard late at night keeping watch over the parking lot so if you park your car overnight, you can feel a little bit safer with the added measure of security. The airport was not too far of a drive away at all and a 24 hour wal-mart is a few minutes drive away in case you need anything.

    3
    « Short stay in Fort Lauderdale »

    Although the room was large and comfortable, the A/C unit was noisy and either too hot or too cold. The breakfast selection was very basic and lacked imagination. If you don't want waffles you have very little alternative.

    5
    « Convienent Location / Great Staff »

    When checking in my room was not ready, so I went for a walk. While walking got caught in the rain and returned soaked. While finishing up with check-in, maintenance man showed up with a towel which was very nice. The breakfast attendant was very friendly and outstanding. Suite was good size and clean. Hotel is little far from heart of Fort Lauderdale, but easy access to anywhere you would want to go. Would recommend and would stay again.

    3
    « Good hotel »

    My wife and I had a good experience staying in this hotel even though the first night the train kept waking us up. By the second night we didn't notice it. Breakfast was great and price was very good,

    1
    « Roach motel »

    Checked in on 11/14/15. The room that was supposed to be non smoking was filled of cigarette fume from the carpet and the walls. After 20 minutes it was so bad we went to the front office and told them we cannot stay in that room because we were having a hard time breathing because of the fumes and if they have another room. The clerk said that he was aware of the smoke that someone had smoked in the room but unfortunately it was all filled no other room was available. After saying that we cannot stay 1 more minute that we have to leave all of the sudden there was a cancelation... really! We went with the desk clerk to see the other room. The first thing we saw was a few roaches heading towards the bath room. My wife had a panic attack and left and waited for me in the parking lot. The only thing i could think is her picturing us taking the critters back home with us. I told the clerk that we cannot stay hear to credit my card and i left. I just received my credit card bill showing the payment of $278.35 and then a credit for $179.28. They charged us $99.07 for not getting what we wanted... a smoke free room. I dont normally write these reviews but charging us almost $100 for leaving because they had not provide us with the type of room we had booked is upseting.

    3
    « Bad start, better finish »

    First room I checked into had a dirty bathroom. Front desk didn't care, and didn't have housekeeping visit the room while I was gone as I had requested. An e-mail to the GM, who wasn't even working, quickly fixed the problem with an upgrade/room change. Hotel is newly renovated, and nicely decorated. Second room was very clean and nice. Breakfast was simple, but good - no complaints for a free service! Front desk staff is just generally unfriendly, including the Front Office Manager.

    5
    « One of the best hotels! »

    I was pleasantly surprised that this is one of the best hotels in the area. The room was larger than I expected, very comfortable, and very clean. The price was reasonable and included breakfast. I highly recommend this hotel.

    3
    « Eh.. Not the worst but far from being the best! »

    We decided to do a long weekend trip to Fort Lauderdale to get out of the cold and get some sun! We landed in a horrible rain storm and it got worse from there. You know that scene in Home Alone 2 when the family goes to Florida and shows up at the hotel in the middle of the night in the pouring rain? That was us. Check in was alright. It was late and I wanted to get to the room and relax. Upon entering our room, there was a funny smelling odor and I noticed the air conditioner was off. I turned the air conditioner on and it smelled bad. The room was clean for the most part except for the shower and the bathroom. I was greeted with a huge puddle of water when entering the bathroom. We laid down on the bed and all of a sudden heard a loud "honnnnnnnkkkkkkkkkkkkk". We opened the curtains and the train tracks were right there! I knew I would be up all night with the noise. The train came through every hour all night. The following morning we went downstairs for breakfast. The lady who works the breakfast area in the morning on the weekends is a saint! She was friendly, attentive, and kept the eating area clean and fully stocked. We returned to our room after breakfast and it stunk like mildew. It had to be from the air conditioner. I went downstairs to see if maybe they had another room in a quieter section of the hotel that didn't smell. They ended up moving our room to across the hallway. Upon entering the second room, I noticed it was a newer air conditioning unit and you could hardly hear the train. Plus, the room didn't smell. However, I did notice a bug on the last night of my stay. It flew from the air conditioning unit to the back of the TV. I never saw what kind of bug it was. It rained the entire trip and of course on the last day the sun was out (doesn't it seem to always work that way). I went downstairs to the front desk and explained that the sun was finally out, I had a late flight, and could I extend my check out to 1:00 PM so I could get some sun. I was told no that I could only use the room until 12 noon but then I had to be out. It made no sense to me because it was in the middle of the week and the parking lot was empty. At that point, I had enough. I sat by the pool for an hour, showered, and checked out. If I'm in the area again, I probably wouldn't stay here. I would pay the extra and be closer to the beach or the airport.

    3
    « weekend getaway »

    its a nce clea hotel and good price, but the noise level in this place is bad. you can hear other people down the hall and the trains are bad.the staff at check in and check out were not helpful. they were to busy doin other things. there was not much to chose from for the breakfast buffet.

  • 4
    « Loved my Stay! »

    This hidden gem was more than I expected. From the Foyer, to the friendly staff to the cleanliness and most importantly the wonderful amenities and full Breakfast!!! Very happy with my stay and will be returning!

    3
    « Good location for easy access to the Fort Lauderdale International Airport »

    This hotel is good for an overnight stay before taking a flight from Fort Lauderdale International Airport. Located just 15 min. away from the Airport. Confortable rooms, breakfast included in price. Outdoor pool available. Access to computers and internet beside hotel lobby. Service was ok. Staff available for simple requests. Restaurants with delivery service available in the area.

    2
    « Many problems! »

    The room had not been cleaned at check-in (around 7:00 pm); the clerk checked his list and it had not been cleaned. However, the manager and another employee did do a complete cleaning for about 30 minutes while we waited. The door keys did not work and had to be replaced, for both myself and my wife (who had left to shop and then could not re-enter when she returned. The sofa bed was horrible, hard, and uncomfortable. One of the worst nights of sleep I had in a long time. In addition, there were no bed clothes for the sofa bed, so I called the front desk who said they would be sent right up. More than an hour later I went to the front desk myself to get the bed clothes. They did not have a blanket, only sheets. The bathroom door would not close or stay closed, which was awkward since my mother-in-law was in the same suite with us. Any of these problems occurring on their own would not have been a big deal; however, the totality gives a VERY POOR view of your hotel. I should note that the clerk, upon checkout, did say he would give a $20 discount should we stay at that same hotel again. That definitely will not happen, although I will keep an open mind and may try your hotel in a different location in the future.

    2
    « Surprised by the good reviews »

    Stayed there after a late night flight. Pulling in I was surprised to see night security but thought it was a nice touch. Front desk was fine, not especially welcoming but was quick. Walking into the room I noticed a weird smell that reminded me of a mix of chlorine and cigarettes. Figured I would only be there til early morn so no big deal. When I went to turn the ac on, since it was set at 82, there were bugs crawling on the unit. Since it south Florida and bugs are normal I still wasn't too alarmed. Then went to shower and saw more bugs on wall. The shower wasn't clean as there were some hairs on shower wall. Also hair in the sink. Being too tired to switch hotels, I brought my bag to the truck so bugs wouldn't get in it and went to sleep. Bed wasn't too bad but allergies kicked in when waking up from the room smell. Breakfast definitely not a highlight. Eggs and sausage were inedible. Plenty of yogurt and bananas so stuck with that. Definitely would not stay there again since many other cleaner hotels in the city and in same price range.

    4
    « Very Nice »

    The first impression was great. Nice entry, nice breakfast area, nice room and workout space. The staff was very helpful with directions, food delivery options and business services. The only 2 problems were the Kureig machine was filthy and unusable even after trying to clean it for 45 minutes. The odor in the exercise room was strong.

    4
    « Repeat Stay »

    Came back and rebooked after being very impressed with first stay. Thought I had found a hotel I could continue to book for repeated planned overnight visits to the area for the next several months.Don't think I'll be back after this stay. So sad, they have a lot going for them at this location and you can tell they have put the time and money in to making this hotel true gem dis spite it's location.

    5
    « My stay at Fort Lauderdale »

    It was a great stay, The price in south Florida are higher than central or north. Peter at from desk did a great job. I have a coupon of $20.00 He quick what was about and credit it. If I have to go to South Florida again I will stay at Best Western. Is my first choice.

    3
    « Not your father's Best Western.. »

    Before i review, for the love of all that is holy, request a room on the odd side of the hallway. For the price and the location, you will be pleasantly surprised by the professional friendliness of the staff and the cleanliness and modern interior of the hotel. The breakfast buffet is standard, and there is a (good) Waffle House immediately adjacent.

    5
    « Great experience!! »

    Booked this property last minute in route heading South and it was a great experience. It was an easy find right off of I-95 and the next day great access to areas in Ft Lauderdale.The hotel obviously has been recently renovated and the updated room was very, very clean.Did not have a chance to use the pool area but it looked enticing. All of the staff I had interactions with were very polite and professional. Enjoyed meeting and chatting with the Operations Manager, Christopher. You can tell his enthusiasm for his work carries over to his staff. Keep up the great work and we will see you next time in the area.

    3
    « Okay, but Expected Better »

    The hotel is newly renovated. We had high expectations based on reading positive reviews. However, we were a little let down. The first room had a strong odor of chemicals and the bathroom didn't seem too clean. They moved us, but the TV in the second room had terrible reception. They promised to fix it, on the second day of our stay, but never did. I complained and they provided a discount on my bill which was satisfactory considering most would expect a working television. Rooms are also on the small size. Bed was comfortable. Breakfast was mediocre. The hotel provided overnight security in the parking lot which was nice considering that the neighborhood wasn't the best. I might or might not stay here again.

  • 5
    « fantastic experience »

    this facility is well ran, from the management, all the way to the employee staffers, they are always kind, helpful, and have great knowledge of their product/services, I WOULD recommend the facility to anyone I know, the accomedations are outstanding

    5
    « Come and See »

    excellent-I have thoroughly enjoyed myself here at Best Western. I would highly recommend this hotel to friends and family. The staff is very accommodating and professional, the food is different but great and the rooms are relaxing. Just come and see for yourself.

    5
    « Experience at Best Western »

    Very friendly staff. Very clean property in and out. Great comfortable room. Great breakfast. We visit Fort Lauderdale often to visit family. We have tried many motels. This is one of the cleanest and best we have stayed at.

    3
    « Middle of the road BW »

    "Average" describes this hotel all around, other than the very friendly and helpful staff. The hotel is conveniently located near the freeway. However, the choice of restaurants and other services in the neighborhood is not particularly notable. The neighborhood seems just a little questionable. There are decent restaurants within a mile or two, driving through heavy traffic. The hotel is adjacent to the train tracks and the train horns cause some noise. The room was decent and clean. The Wi-Fi is somewhat inconsistent. Good quality bed.

    5
    « very comfortable stay »

    easy location next to 195, easy parking was near to sawgrass mall on sunrise as well as the swap shop, about ten minutes from fort lauderdale int airport, clean and very friendly staff i would stay here again... best western chain is one of the best hotels that i use all the time........and i have tried other lower price hotels...brent

    5
    « Great experience. Will stay again »

    Staff is amazing, especially Tiffany. She is a great manager and made it a pleasurable stay. Every time I'm in Ft Lauderdale this will be my hotel choice moving forward. I highly recommend this place to anyone staying in the area. From Maggie.

    3
    « Good Stay »

    I stayed this past weekend for 1 night with my son and husband. Appearance and staff were great. Entered the room and it was very damp, i am not one to complain and we just dealt with it since we were only there for one night. and that is why i rated this hotel as a good stay. i would recommend this hotel to family and friends.

    5
    « Pleasant Surprise! »

    Full disclosure, we're Best Western rewards members. But it is what it is, good or bad. This was great! We had plans for a late night in the area and didn't want to drive home. We knew about this hotel and it made sense to give it a try. They won us over, clean, newly remodeled, great value, close to I95, ample breakfast. Already planning our next stay!

    5
    « Price.... Food.... Service, THE BEST! »

    My husband and I stayed here for seven (7) nights, and it was GREAT! The price was very reasonable and the lobby was bright and welcoming. The staff was always on point and always eager to help! Our room was cleaned, spacious, and the king-size bed was extremely comfortable! The breakfast was par excellence with Manny making sure that we were satisfied each morning. The front desk manager, Tiffany, was professional and knowledgeable; the few times we needed assistance with a matter, she was helpful and advisable. I highly recommend this hotel, as it was the best!

    4
    « Convinient airport hotel in Fort laudardale »

    This comfortable budget hotel is near Fort Lauderdale airport, It has free parking, friendly and efficient check inn, large and comfortable rooms. The hot breakfast is god. There is a bit of noise from I95, but it does not disturb your sleep.

  • 5
    « Amazeballz »

    I have read reviews on the establishment, like most places it has its convincing consummate and it's questionable disapproving ones, but might I say the nullifying comments are very shortsighted, there are many amenities and the staff are very kind as well. I am aware that this hotel used to be a Red Roof, but the refurbishment makes the hotel look like it was just created from ground up, the ambience of the Best Western Inn is comfortable and relaxing without a doubt! for the area it is located might I say is convenient as well, due to the fact that it's in dead center of everything you would want to do. The best part is, the price, it is vaguely accommodating, I can not wait to go back! I am so delighted with the experience that I even became a best western rewards member

 

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·From: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Travel west on I-595 2. 6 miles take Exit 10A and merge onto I-95 N. Travel 3. 8 miles and take Exit 31A Oakland Park Boulevard/FL 816E. In . 25 miles, turn left onto Oakland Park Boulevard. The BEST WESTERN Ft. Lauderdale I-95 Inn is 1. 7 miles on the right. ·From: Galleria Mall. Head west on Sunrise Boulevard. Travel 1. 1 miles. Turn right onto Powerline Boulevard and travel 3. 5 miles. The BEST WESTERN Ft. Lauderdale I-95 Inn is on the right. ·From: Miami International Airport. Exit airport and travel east 2. 6 miles on FL-112. Take I-95 N and travel 29. 3 miles north. Take Exit 31A Oakland Park Boulevard/FL 816 E. In . 25 miles, tur...

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