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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Fort Lauderdale

3-star3 stars
4900 Powerline RoadOakland Park, Fort LauderdaleFL33309United States of America

Suburban hotel with outdoor pool, near Fort Lauderdale Stadium
  • Free WiFi and free parking
More comfort would be nice
Could use a good cleaning
Room needs to be improved
Breakfast can be improved
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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Fort Lauderdale

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  • Standard Room (Mobile)
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  • Room, Non Smoking, Pool View
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  • Room, Non Smoking, City View

About Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Fort Lauderdale

This hotel and resort is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, adjacent to Interstate 95 and 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) from Atlantic Ocean beaches. Fort Lauderdale Stadium is 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) away.

Hotel Features.
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites features a heated outdoor pool and sundeck and a fitness center. Miniature golf is also available on the premises. Complimentary amenities include parking, a welcome cocktail, and wireless Internet access in the atrium lobby. Business travelers can use the 24-hour business center and the conference center. Guests can unwind with lunch, dinner, or a drink at the hotel's UPH Bar & Grill.

All 195 accommodations at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites provide cable TV with premium channels. Desks, phones with voice mail, and in-room safes (surcharge) are provided. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 195 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-2 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check in

  • Debit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 25

Travelling with others


  • Up to 3 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle during limited hours *


  • Free extended parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1973
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Miniature golf on site


  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Fort Lauderdale’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Universal Palms
  • Universal Palms
  • Econo Lodge Inn Fort Lauderdale
  • Universal Palms Hotel Oakland Park
  • Universal Palms Oakland Park
  • Universal Palms Hotel Fort Lauderdale
  • Universal Palms Fort Lauderdale
  • El Palacio Fort Lauderdale
  • Econo Lodge Fort Lauderdale


This property requires a $250 deposit at check in for Broward county residents. To complete the reservation process and obtain additional information, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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.

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

Mandatory fees

Breakage deposit: USD 250.00 per stay

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Resort fee inclusions:

  • In-room safe

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10. per night

Safes in guestrooms can be used for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 8.00 per person (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Fort Lauderdale


  • Fort Lauderdale Stadium - 12 min walk
  • North Ridge Shopping Center - 35 min walk
  • Funky Buddha Brewery - 2.3 mi / 3.7 km
  • Palm-Aire Country Club - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Benefit Mall - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Broward Center for the Performing Arts - 6.5 mi / 10.4 km
  • Las Olas Riverfront - 6.8 mi / 10.9 km
  • Historic Stranahan House Museum - 7.2 mi / 11.6 km

Getting around

  • Fort Lauderdale, FL (FXE-Fort Lauderdale Executive) - 4 min drive
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL-Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl.) - 16 min drive
  • Boca Raton, FL (BCT) - 18 min drive
  • Miami, FL (MPB-Public Seaplane Base) - 32 min drive
  • Miami, FL (MIA-Miami Intl.) - 35 min drive
  • Fort Lauderdale Cypress Creek Station - 4 min drive
  • Fort Lauderdale Station - 8 min drive
  • Pompano Beach Station - 11 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free extended parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Fort Lauderdale

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