We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
8/10/2017 9/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Universal Palms Hotel

    4900 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-3113
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    8/10/2017 9/10/2017
    US$ 97
    US$ 97
    US$ 97
    Traveller (390)
    Room & Suite (230)
    Pool & Beach (90)
    Fort Lauderdale Marriott North
    1,432 reviews
    #22 of 128 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
     
    Ocean Beach Palace Hotel and Suites
    189 reviews
    #50 of 128 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
     
    Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale East
    501 reviews
    #47 of 128 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
     
    TownePlace Suites Fort Lauderdale West
    174 reviews
    #74 of 128 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
     
    Overview
    • Excellent33%
    • Very good25%
    • Average17%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible15%
    Travellers talk about
    “front desk” (277 reviews)
    “pool view” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Self-Serve Laundry
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Fort Lauderdale Marriott North
    1,432 reviews
    #22 of 128 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
     
    Ocean Beach Palace Hotel and Suites
    189 reviews
    #50 of 128 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
     
    Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale East
    501 reviews
    #47 of 128 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
     
    TownePlace Suites Fort Lauderdale West
    174 reviews
    #74 of 128 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
     
    Rooms
    8 Oct9 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 5 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 96.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Fort Lauderdale hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "a1940ce38bf24299aa784161dccb0300", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":84458,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[78336153],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":8,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":9,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":96,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"a1940ce38bf24299aa784161dccb0300","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":97,"lowestMetaPrice":96,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":97,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":97,"lowestMetaPrice":96,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":97,"hotelName":"Universal Palms Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImExOTQwY2UzOGJmMjQyOTlhYTc4NDE2MWRjY2IwMzAwIiwiQUlLIjoiZTY3MTZmZjFiZDU0NDliZDgwMTEwOGQ1ZTgxMzhmMmUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "08/10/2017", "checkOut": "09/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 96", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"78336153":"PricelineIB","32686055":"Expedia","53895856":"TravelocityEWS","109220901":"HotelsCom2IB","34358516":"Hotwire"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (1,386)
    There are newer reviews for Universal Palms Hotel
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    11 - 15 of 1,118 reviews

    Reviewed 13 July 2017

    In general terms, the Hotel is a nice place especially downstairs. Now things change when you're assigned a room upstairs like I was. Room inside is fine with a good quality-price relation; however, the hotel is very close to a train railroad and it was...More

    Thank DeeJayOrtiz
    Response from marc b, Front Office Manager at Universal Palms HotelResponded 19 July 2017

    Thank you for your feedback Some of our rooms are located near the road track and we can’t definitely change this situation. Our front desk team is available 24 hours a day to reaccommodate you if you need it. We really hope that you that...More

    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    The front desk clerk Eurika is wonderful friendly courteous and very accommodating to our family. The room was clean spacious and staff is outstandingly friendly, the pool and mini golf were a hit with the kids .Plenty of near by food options . defiantly would...More

    Thank mccoyfsllc
    Response from marc b, Front Office Manager at Universal Palms HotelResponded 19 July 2017

    Thank you for your feedback. See you again soon!!

    A TripAdvisor Member
    1
    Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

    When we first arrived, we had our reservations. It's not as modern or new as some other places we've stayed. So much so that we contemplated staying in another hotel without disputing charges. We decided to give it a chance...we were pleasantly surprised! Jeff checked...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from marc b, Front Office Manager at Universal Palms HotelResponded 19 July 2017

    Thank you for your feedback. See you again soon!!

    Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

    Definitely recommend it! First time I stayed here since my room wasn't ready they gave me an upgrade to a suite with great view for free! Stayed a second time & love the place! Great service & beautiful pool ! Definitely see myself coming back...More

    Thank keylitaah
    Response from marc b, Front Office Manager at Universal Palms HotelResponded 19 July 2017

    Thank you for your feedback. See you again soon!!

    Reviewed 9 July 2017

    The room is very nice clean,housekeeping very friendly and was always on time...most important front desk agents was very helpful, accommodating, reliable, sweet, and just did an awesome job wonderful staff there. And once again I would like to give my upmost respect to the...More

    Thank Jeffrey J
    Response from marc b, Front Office Manager at Universal Palms HotelResponded 19 July 2017

    Thank you for your feedback. See you again soon!!

    Fort Lauderdale Marriott North
    1,432 reviews
    #22 of 128 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
     
    Ocean Beach Palace Hotel and Suites
    189 reviews
    #50 of 128 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
     
    Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale East
    501 reviews
    #47 of 128 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
     
    TownePlace Suites Fort Lauderdale West
    174 reviews
    #74 of 128 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 62 - US$ 166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #38 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 191
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Cancelon, TripOnline SA, Hotwire, HotelsforEveryone, HotelQuickly, Evoline ltd and getaroom.com so you can book your Universal Palms Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Florida >
    • Broward County >
    • Fort Lauderdale
    • Also Known As
    • El Palacio Fort Lauderdale ,
    • Hotel El Palacio
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (390)
    Room & Suite (230)
    Pool & Beach (90)
    Dining (24)
    Hotel & Grounds (275)
    Bathroom (28)
    Family and Play Areas (12)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (10)
    Nearby
    Fort Lauderdale Marriott North
    1,432 reviews
    2.50 km away
     
    TownePlace Suites Fort Lauderdale West
    174 reviews
    3.49 km away
     
    Ocean Beach Palace Hotel and Suites
    189 reviews
    5.62 km away
     
    Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale East
    501 reviews
    3.94 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    El Guanaco
    195 reviews
    1.39 km away
    Cielito Lindo
    34 reviews
    1.10 km away
    Wings Plus
    29 reviews
    .99 km away
    German Bread Haus
    13 reviews
    1.16 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Garman Sculpture Works
    23 reviews
    2.17 km away
    Easterlin Park
    12 reviews
    1.70 km away
    Stout Bar & Grill
    5 reviews
    2.11 km away
    Lockhart Stadium
    14 reviews
    1.01 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Simone W
    24 May 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from TommyBernier1 | Property representative |
    Hi Simone, We do offer a shuttle service with Express Shuttle. Here is the information : The shuttle service is offered in partnership with Express Shuttle. Guests from the Universal Palms Hotel benefit from discounted... More
    0
    Votes
    tanline1971
    15 May 2017|
    AnswerShow all 7 answers
    Response from dhb50 | Reviewed this property |
    closed period
    1
    Vote
    tanline1971
    15 May 2017|
    Answer
    Response from heidiwalter01 | Reviewed this property |
    There was no bar....a vending machine that was broken. it was terrible. DONT EVER STAY THERE!!!
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "If you have to travel, look for someplace else!"
    Read review
    "Renovate this place, its not even healthy to stay one night. I would stay here again even if they paid me!"
    Read review
    "Ask for the pool view, it was lovely!"
    Read review
    "Ask for Eurika"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing