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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.

  • Fitness facilities 
  • Year Built 1973 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • 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 
  • Conference center 
  • Free self parking 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Free long-term 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 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • 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 
  • In-room safe (surcharge) 
  • 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

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

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Minimum check-in age is 25

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra 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 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

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.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Breakage deposit: USD 250.00 per stay
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The 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.
  • An in-room safe is available for an additional fee
  • 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

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