Located in Fort Lauderdale (North Fort Lauderdale), Universal Palms Hotel is convenient to Fort Lauderdale Stadium and Funky Buddha Brewery.

This hotel is within the vicinity of Palm-Aire Country Club and Lakes Mall.

Make yourself at home in one of the 195 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Don't miss out on recreational opportunities including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar and a pool view. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-out. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge during limited hours, and free self parking is available onsite.

Property Features

Universal Palms Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces.

Business amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. There are 2 meeting rooms available. The business-friendly Universal Palms Hotel also features tour/ticket assistance, a garden, and concierge services. A roundtrip airport shuttle during limited hours is available for a fee. Free self parking is available.

This 3-star Fort Lauderdale hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 195 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 2 conference rooms
  • Built in 1973
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

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

Universal Palms Hotel offers 195 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Fort Lauderdale hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Venetian Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

UPH Bar and Grill - Overlooking the pool, this restaurant serves dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open select days.

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

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

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 25

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

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

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

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

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
  • Breakage deposit: USD 250.00 per stay
The resort fee includes:
  • In-room safe
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 8.00 per person (one way)
  • An in-room safe is available for an additional fee
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10. per night

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You should know

The total price shown includes a resort fee. Up to 3 children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.