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Within a short walk of Fort Lauderdale Stadium, Universal Palms Hotel is within a mile (2 km) of Easterlin Park. This 195-room, 3-star hotel has an outdoor pool along with free in-room WiFi and free self parking. It's near the airport and also close to Funky Buddha Brewery and Palm-Aire Country Club.

Dining

Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge.

Rooms

All 195 air-conditioned accommodations feature separate bedrooms. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include coffee makers, safes, and phones.

Property features

Guests staying at Universal Palms Hotel enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free parking, along with limo/town car service. Helpful staff can provide dry cleaning/laundry services, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include 2 meeting rooms, a conference center, and a 24-hour business center.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Fort Lauderdale Stadium
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Fort Lauderdale-area Universal Palms Hotel features a heated outdoor pool and surrounding sundeck furnished with lounge chairs and umbrella tables. Guests can try their hand at mini golf, and enjoy complimentary use of the hotel's fitness center and 24-hour business center.

Wireless high-speed Internet access is complimentary in the atrium lobby, on the pool deck, and in guestrooms.

  • Fitness facilities 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Year Built 1973 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Total number of rooms - 195 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Conference center 
  • Free self parking 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Miniature golf on site  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking, Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

UPH Bar & Grill - Sports bar with a large-screen television. Serves lunch, dinner, and happy hour beverages. Open Tuesday through Saturday.

Nearby Things to Do

A garden courtyard containing a good-size heated pool is surrounded by a sundeck furnished with lounge chairs and umbrella tables. Mini golf is available on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Miniature golf on site 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Minimum check-in age is 25

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Debit cards only

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Breakage deposit: USD 250.00 per stay
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • In-room safe
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10. per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Universal Palms Fort Lauderdale
  • El Palacio Fort Lauderdale
  • Hotel Universal Palms
  • Universal Palms
  • Universal Palms Hotel
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  • Universal Palms Oakland Park
  • Universal Palms Hotel Fort Lauderdale

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Up to 3 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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