Located in Sand Lake, Floridian Express International Drive is within 2 miles (3 km) of popular attractions such as I-Drive 360 and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™. This 218-room hotel has free breakfast along with conveniences like an outdoor pool and free in-room WiFi. Located in central Orlando, the hotel is also near Universal Studios Florida™ and Orange County Convention Center.

Dining

Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 6:30 AM to 9 AM. Quench your thirst with a drink at the bar/lounge.

Rooms

All 218 recently renovated accommodations feature separate bedrooms. 25-inch TVs are available for entertainment, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Microwaves, refrigerators, and free local calls are other standard amenities. Weekly housekeeping is available.

Property features

At Floridian Express International Drive, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free theme park shuttle. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with concierge services, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and a TV in a common area.

Highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Pool bar

Floridian Express International Drive

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities are closed until further notice:
  • Bar/Lounge

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located in the center of the busy International Drive (“I-Drive”) attractions area, the Floridian Express International Drive is surrounded by shops, restaurants, and entertainment. Guests can stroll to destinations or catch the I-Drive Trolley (surcharge); it operates along the avenue and has a stop in front of the hotel.

Daily scheduled shuttles to Walt Disney World Theme Parks, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld.

Other amenities include laundry facilities (surcharge), coffee and tea available in the lobby, and lobby kiosk with high-speed Internet access (surcharge). Parking is free as well as WiFi access in the lobby.

This property welcomes pets (restrictions apply).

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Children's pool 
  • Concierge services 
  • Total number of rooms - 218 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking, Free self parking

Room Amenities

Floridian Express International Drive offers 218 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered weekly and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in April 2015.

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Weekly housekeeping provided 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary Continental breakfast is provided each morning.

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

I-Hop

Sizzler

Bennigan's

Breakfast

Start your day with a free continental breakfast, available daily from 6:30 AM to 9 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

The Floridian Express International Drive has a splash pool with an outdoor sundeck, and a children's pool.

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10 per night.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

No elevators

This hotel's policy is to accept bookings only from non-local guests. Guests whose residence is within Orange and Osceola counties will not be allowed to check in. Guests can contact the property for additional information using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Shuttle service
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Laundry facilities
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping
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.
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10 per night
  • 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

  • Metropolitan Express
  • Metropolitan Express Hotel
  • Metropolitan Express Hotel Orlando
  • Floridian Express International Drive Hotel Orlando
  • Floridian Express International Drive Hotel
  • Floridian Express International Drive Orlando
  • Floridian Express International Drive

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.


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