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Holiday Inn Fort Myers - Downtown Area

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2431 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901-4904
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 20/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#29 of 64 hotels in Fort Myers
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Welcome to Holiday Inn Edison at Midtown. You will know we are a step above the rest as soon as you walk into our large, recently renovated, contemporary style lobby. Soon you will be greeted by an outstanding front desk agent solely concerned with your satisfaction. After checking in, enjoy our large comfortable rooms. With high-speed wireless Internet access in public areas, meeting space, and guest rooms, you can catch up on work any where you would like even while relaxing by our tropical pool. The Holiday Inn Edison at Midtown is located in Historic Old-World Fort Myers near the River District and is within walking distance of local businesses, dining, shopping, and entertainment. The Holiday Inn Edison at Midtown Fort Myers Hotel is just minutes from I-75 and approximately 20 minutes from the Southwest International Airport (RSW) so you can be to your home away from home in no time!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast available
Bicycle rental
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Vending machine
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Safe
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French
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Glowfrmhugo wrote a review Apr 2021
White Bear Lake, Minnesota32 contributions8 helpful votes
We had many problems. However, I would like to say the front desk was very nice. We vacated the premises. This is now an encampment hotel for the homeless at the nearby park. You can google the newspaper ads. I just want visitors to be aware especially with children. The room was sadly dirty and the ventilation system came through with very heavy weed odor. Holiday Inns back in the day were amazing. Please bring it back.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Responded 27 Apr 2021
Hi Glowfrmhugo, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay with us. I was very concerned to read your comments regarding the room cleanliness, condition, and comfort. I understand your disappointment and I'm sorry. I will share your review with our team for improvements on our end. We appreciate you for staying with us and in line with this, I sent you a private message to address your concerns. I appreciate you as our guest and I still hope you would give us another chance in the future so this time we can show you the joy of travel for all experience. Orlando A. Case Manager IHGService
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Doug C wrote a review Feb 2020
Burnt Hills, New York10 contributions3 helpful votes
The staff at this hotel are very friendly and helpful. My check in experience was great. We arrived around noon and were able to check in early. It may have helped that I’m an IHG rewards member, but others arriving at the same time were also given rooms. Our room was clean and the bed was comfortable. Bathroom could use updating but was clean with plenty of towels and toiletries. We used the pool and the area had plenty of chairs, available towels, shaded areas, and sparkling water. Pool closed at 9:00pm. The fitness room is small but equipment is in good working order. We didn’t try the restaurant but I did ask the price of the breakfast buffet and it was reasonable... under $10 per person. The location of the hotel is on a VERY busy road and leaving can be difficult if you need to cross the road. I ended up taking a right and going to a traffic light in order to make a left. We walked over to the Edison/Ford winter estates and the neighborhood is safe for walking. I didn’t feel the same about the area behind the hotel. My one major complaint was the WIFI. I was unable to connect the entire time of our stay (5 days) and they don’t participate in the IHG internet program that allows members to automatically connect. If your looking for a clean hotel with friendly staff I would recommend, if you want something fancy try elsewhere.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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JimmyMc wrote a review Feb 2020
Lahaina, Hawaii431 contributions335 helpful votes
Wanted to make a visit to the Thomas Edison museum nearby. Booked through IHG, my preferred hotel company. Arrived shortly after the check-in time confirmed by IHG. No rooms available. Dispute about the actual check-in time. The document sent to me by IGH says 12:00. (Funnily, it actually says "12:00 AM", which is midnight. Does IHG have a problem with their bookings??) Returned 90 minutes later, and while sitting in the lobby saw the desk clerk giving rooms out to others. Internet service pretty useless. Grossly overloaded and undermanaged. Fortunately our T-Mobile connections remained strong. Pool area adjacent to the lobby, so all the pool-goers walk (wet) through the lobby to the elevators. Bad design issue. Restaurant was reasonably priced and food was OK. I object to calling it "Edison's Laboratory", however. Seems in poor taste. This hotel also had serious television issues. Why are all the channels mis-formatted? Some postage stamp, some letterboxed, some normal. There is no excuse for this situation today. If you're not going to do it right, why bother at all? The other TV-annoyance? TV's automatically come on tuned to "Faux News". And MSNBC, although listed on the channel guide, is mysteriously missing. I'm disappointed that a hotel sees fit to impose their politics on ALL their guests. Won't be staying HERE again.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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George M wrote a review Feb 2020
London, Canada231 contributions96 helpful votes
Nightly rate is high, but other hotels in Fort Myers are also high. King room on the ground floor. Easy access in and out. Clean, as expected. Keurig coffeemaker was a bonus. Otherwise, not much to say. Wifi worked well, but it's really just a place to hang your hat for the night, with free parking.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Fort Myers - Downtown Area
Responded 2 Mar 2020
Hi George M, Thank you for your stay and for taking the time to leave us candid feedback. We aim to invite joy by ensuring our hotel is clean, our service friendly and everything always works. I am glad that you found the cleanliness of our hotel was up to standards and that you're pleased with the room you've received. I am sorry though it seems that we failed to impress you this time. Guest feedback provides us a glimpse of what more could be done to elevate the experience even further. I have shared your comments with the hotel management as a reference for the necessary improvements needed. I hope you give us another try to make your next stay the best that it can be! Many thanks, Jonathan A Case Manager IHGService
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L Fuller wrote a review Feb 2020
Bradenton, Florida2 contributions1 helpful vote
We have stayed at the hotel previously and thus our decision to stay once again. Welcome cookies were still available at 8:30pm when we checked in. Was greeted as an IHG rewards member. King room on 1st floor was fine, looking out to the pool. Noisy guests in hallway later that evening. This hotel does not participate in the "IHG Connect" WiFi service that we have experienced at all other IHG properties. As others have commented in their reviews (Oct 2019 and previous to this date), connecting the WiFi is painful! Don't expect to use the WiFi from your room as connecting to the wireless in terrible. WiFi speed was fine IF you were able to connect. (Reminded us of the early days of the internet). As others have commented, Dunkin Donuts is right next door for your morning coffee. Would be nice to have coffee available in the lobby, even if you have your own attached restaurant. There are Keurig coffee makers in the room.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$94 - US$245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
holiday inn fort myers downtown historic hotel fort myers, fort myers holiday inn
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Holiday Inn Edison at Midtown
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaSouthwest Gulf CoastFort Myers
NUMBER OF ROOMS
122
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Frequently Asked Questions about Holiday Inn Fort Myers - Downtown Area
Which popular attractions are close to Holiday Inn Fort Myers - Downtown Area?
Nearby attractions include Edison and Ford Winter Estates (0.9 km), Edison Park (0.8 km), and McGregor Boulevard (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Holiday Inn Fort Myers - Downtown Area?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a fitness centre.
Which room amenities are available at Holiday Inn Fort Myers - Downtown Area?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Holiday Inn Fort Myers - Downtown Area?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Holiday Inn Fort Myers - Downtown Area?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Holiday Inn Fort Myers - Downtown Area?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bennett's Fresh Roast, The Veranda, and Oasis Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Holiday Inn Fort Myers - Downtown Area?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Holiday Inn Fort Myers - Downtown Area located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Fort Myers.
Are any cleaning services offered at Holiday Inn Fort Myers - Downtown Area?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Holiday Inn Fort Myers - Downtown Area?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Holiday Inn Fort Myers - Downtown Area offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.