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Holiday Inn Fortaleza

3.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

You can’t find better than the holiday inn Fortaleza. We have stayed at this hotel on multiple occasions, each time spectacular. The kind hospitality of the staff, the wonderfully decorated, comfortable rooms, the luxurious pool, the spa steam room, the full gym, and last but not least the spectacular breakfast that rivals all the breakfasts in every hotel in Brazil. We stayed for New Years Eve and let me tell you the best seats in the house are without a doubt from the rooms in this hotel, it will not disappoint! Love the holiday Inn Fortaleza it is our go-to in northeastern Brazil travels! Special Thanks to Agusto at front Desk and John in the breakfast, best tapiocas in the country!

The hotel is located directly on the beach and had a great view from the side balcony. The family rooms are a good value for the price. We were a family of 5 and everyone had their own beds. The family room is a bit small and someone outdated but it was clean and everyone slept well. Free parking and breakfast was also a plus.

I was already to give this hotel a good review until I tried to take a shower. When I turned up the hot water as high as it would go and waited for a long time, it was barely lukewarm. Way too cold to stand in. What kind of a Holiday Inn doesn't have hot water? Beside that very unacceptable exception, the service was friendly, the room was nice, It was in a good neighborhood and right on the beach. How could they ruin a good deal like that?

Just loved everything about it. We had a room with balcony and oceanview Staff is very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was great but they should referigirate fresh fruit seperate from kitchenspices such as onion and garlic.

Good hotel right next to the beach in the city center. It takes around 45’ from/to the airport. There is a pool and a small gym. The rooms are quite big and well equipt with a decent LCD TV. Breakfast is buffet style with partly outside seating. Just cross the road to tbe sandy beach and about 1km walk along to countless beach restaurants. Personnel is friendly and helpfull if something needs to be oranised. Would go there certainly again.

I didnt enjoy the location, everything is far away. Even the atm is 20 minutes away and the area is very unsafe. The air conditioning wasnt cool enough to keep the room confortable. No windows, big room and comfy bed. Breakfast was also poor.

The hotel is well located but my check in at reception did not leave a good impression. I am a Gold IHG member, so I asked about a possibility of a 1pm check out.. SIDNEI the receptionist did not take a second to negatively answer my request with a big NO...without even checking the availability. By the way the hotel was not half booked next day. Apart from not being valued as an IHG customer, and be given a second floor noise room, the hotel is ok for one or two nights at the most. Breakfast was good butI hope to stay somewhere else next time I come to Fortaleza as there are plenty of options with better and more welcoming staff.

We have stayed perhaps two dozen times at this holiday inn. As big of us are IHG platinum members it seems that the property is doing s better job of recognizing elites, giving a free beer or glass of wine! Rooms always clean and spatious with majestic views. A special thanks to the front desk staff Augusto and Sidney who always are helpful. A shout out to the breakfast Top Chef John who makes the "best tapioca in Brazil" every morning! The woman who works checking in for breakfast is also so friendly and helpful! Can't say enough about this hotel, it is our Fortaleza home away from home! Thanks Holiday inn fortaleza team!

I stayed for a week in this hotel - recommended by colleagues - and found out: It was the right pick! Check in was smooth, my reservation was there ((IHG group member), room was better than expected (Super Deluxe - with balcony and seaview - it pays to pay a bit more ;-) Room is spacious - actually it is two rooms: Entree living room (with a separate shower and toilet, fridge and bar-like sitting, couch, extra chairs, table for four ... and the bed room with shower and toilet. Wonderful! Breakfast is served from 6 - 10 am - perfect for the early bird and sleep long types :-) AND WHAT A TREAT to have it!!! Fresh and tasty food is served, special request are met and you leave the restaurant satisfied and ready for the day! All service personal is kind, friendly, attentive and patient with foreigners like me! Thank you for that. One thing was very disappointing: I wanted a relaxing massage which I could order with one hour warning. It was advertised as one hour (for reasonable price) and I was expecting just that. However after 45 Min the "hour" was over and the quality of the massage was just a "soft, gentle touching kind". I traveled the world for 38 years and had massages a mass - this one was far below standard: I recommend, don't book it - it's a letdown! [BTW: My daughter booked the same and reported an even worse experience...] The hotel is clean and well located: Just cross the street and you are on the beach. The whole beach area is excellent for walks - even in the "dark hours" as the Rua Adolfo Caminha and Av. Beira Mar are a) lighted night long and b) Police is every 1/2 mile or so! You feel safe - and are safe! The pool area is quite tempting: Not too big but enough space. Whirl pool and play area available. Nice service is offered. Taxis are waiting for you and take you to the Centro (10 Min) or the restaurant areas down Av. Beira Mar - and for a reasonable price!!! WIFI: ITS FREE and fast - nothing to complain of! I / we had a comfy stay, totally satisfied - for a reasonable price - at a super location! We had bad luck: 5 out of 7 days rain - at times the whole day! I was so happy to have booked a high class room - it paid!!!

Staff were helpful, and friendly. Room was clean but a bit dated. Breakfast was good, with natural fuit juices that I appreciate. Swimming pool was a bit small but still ok. I was a bit disappointed to stay at the second floor, but fine... the hotel was fully booked. I would recommend this hotel.

Avenida Historiador Raimundo Girao 800 Fortaleza CE

Hotel highlights

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet parking
  • Onsite dining

Holiday Inn Fortaleza places you next to Iracema Beach and within a 15-minute walk of Ponte dos Ingleses. This 273-room, 3.5-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free valet parking. Located centrally in Fortaleza, it's also near CEART Artisan Center and Dragao do Mar Art and Culture Center.


Start your day off right with a free buffet breakfast. Enjoy dining at O Capo, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.


The 273 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including minibars, coffee makers, and safes. Guests can expect LED TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. In-room massages are available, and rooms also include desks.

Property features

At Holiday Inn Fortaleza, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a steam room. You can take advantage of free valet parking if you drive. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a rooftop terrace, free WiFi in public areas, and 6 meeting rooms.

Room options

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (Leisure)

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Room, 1 King Bed, Smoking (Leisure)

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

Full 2 | Sleeps 3

Room, 2 Double Beds, Smoking

Full 2 | Sleeps 3

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

88.0% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 2102 reviews