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Room type

Traditional Room, 2 Queen Beds, City View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Traditional Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View, Courtyard Area

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Two Room Deluxe Suite, Courtyard View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Two Room Executive Suite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)


Get an overview of this hotelFort Lauderdale property with pool and Wi-Fi

4 miles from beach

Adjacent to I-95, less than 4 miles from the beach, this hotel provides convenient Fort Lauderdale-area accommodations for South Florida travelers.

Pool, restaurant

Guests can enjoy swimming in one of the largest outdoor heated pools in the area, or lounging on the sundeck. The on-site UPH Bar and Grill serves lunch and dinner and is open for happy hour.

High-speed Internet access

The 5-story Universal Palms Hotel contains 195 guestrooms with desks, wireless Internet access, voice mail, in-room safes, and premium TV channels.

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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free long-term parking, Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

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 


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

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 25

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children under 12 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10. per night.

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.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property requires a $250 deposit charge for Broward county residents for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. To complete the reservation process and obtain additional information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Breakage deposit: USD 250.00 per stay
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.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 7.95 per person (approximately)
  • In-room safe fee: USD 2 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.

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We should mention

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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