Don't Go Far for That Favorite Hotel near Fort Lauderdale's Airport

One good things about Fort Lauderdale, Florida is that all of the major visitor essentials, such as the airport, Port Everglades, the Convention Center and the beaches are practically within a few blocks of each other. And while there are plenty of hotels very near the airport, the many luxury hotels that everyone hears about that line the beaches are not that far. A quick cab ride will have you there in just minutes, and back to the airport if you have a short stay. Finding Fort Lauderdale hotels within close proximity of an airport like the Comfort Suites Airport & Cruise Port makes leaving home that much easier for any traveler. Not having to worry about where you or your family is going to sleep during a long layover or visit is a breath of fresh air. Visitors will be pleased to find that many of these near-by hotels offer prices to fit most budgets and amenities to suit most travelers. Choose the perfect airport hotel in Fort Lauderdale like the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port for your trip by reading trusted expert and user reviews. If it's upscale that you're looking for, and close-by for convenience, be sure to book reservations at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six for the ultimate Fort Lauderdale experience. Or if affordable is the goal, no problem. The Comfort Suites Airport and Cruise Port is close-by, affordable with a great national reputation – and a great breakfast in the family. Enjoy!


Four Points by Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port
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The Comfort Suites Airport and Cruise Port offers one of the best bargains in Fort Lauderdale. The hotel's location places guests near the cruise port and the airport alike, and complimentary shuttle service to both makes getting around that much easier. Start your mornings off with an invigorating workout in the on-site fitness center, and then enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast with delicious options of eggs, meat, yogurt, fresh fruit, cereal and more, along with a free weekday newspaper. An outdoor pool is also available, as is fast and free internet access. Business class floor is available to accommodate up to 40 people for most events and business functions.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: A quick drive from the airport and offering all of the service and amenities for a great price guests are used to.

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Just a few miles from the convention center and Downtown is the Candlewood Suites Airport Fort Lauderdale. This modern and comfortable hotel is the ideal location for spending a few days on vacation with the family or for a business trip. Rooms are spacious and comfortable with convenient kitchenettes with utensils, a community room for late night snacks, a relaxing, sparkling pool and friendly and professional staff. Located a short drive from the beaches, Las Olas Boulevard, Sawgrass Mills, the Everglades or an excusion to Miami. Also within walking distance for convenient shopping for last-minute items and a quick breakfast or lunch.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: Home away from home even for a few days, for business or pleasure.

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport South
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Welcoming and inviting, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport South, has proven to be convenient, a mile from the airport and keeping with the standards of quality and service Holiday Inn has been known for for many years. Located on State Road 84, this hotel offers free shuttle service, making it even more convenient. Also offered is a shuttle service to and from the Broward County Convention Center. Relax here in their outdoor heated pool and take advantage of their convenient fitness center. In the morning enjoy a complimentary hote Express Starr Breakfast Bar and a free USA Today.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: Close to the airport, free shuttle service with service and amenities Holiday Inn is known for.

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This Mediterranean-style hotel features 358 two-room suites, all overlooking a beautiful center atrium. High Speed Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. Complimentary full cooked-to-order breakfast is served every morning, as well as an evening manager's cocktail reception. Enjoy the E Spot Bar & Lounge or dine in the 12-story atrium restaurant. Located two miles from the beach, airport, and downtown, this hotel offers ease of access to area attractions, shopping, nightlife and noted dining establishments. Top-notch amenities include a heated outdoor pool and a modern fitness center. 12,000 square feet of meeting space can accommodate up to 450 people. Oh, and don't forget to bring the family pet!

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: Great for business stay blocks from the airport with all expected amenities.

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Holiday Inn Express Ft. Lauderdale Cruise-Airport
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The family-friendly Holiday Inn Express Fort Lauderdale is conveniently located at the corner of I-95 and I-595 and provides easy access to many restaurants, stores and attractions including Port Everglades, the Broward County Convention Center and the inspiring Venice of America Water Taxi tour as well as historic Downtown Hollywood. Their 78 comfortable and inviting rooms are equipped with high-speed internet access, a coffeemaker, cable TV, voice mail, iron and ironing board. Amenities include an exercise room with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, outdoor pool, convenient concierge service, fax and copy service, laundry and dry-cleaning pick-up, room service and a complimentary breakfast and newspaper.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: All of the service and quality guests expect with Holiday Inn Express.

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Crowne Plaza Hotel Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruiseport
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Standing tall and proud right across from the entrance to Port Everglades, and just a quick ride from the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport. Guests will not find a better facility to spend a days. This state-of-the-art hot hotel offers 148 stylish guest rooms, sparkling outdoor conveniently located on the 5th floor, spacious outdoor lounge and dining area, 24-hour fitness center, business center and Kiki's Restaurant and Bar which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. This facility also offers free airport and convention center shuttle (remember, not all hotels here do), room service, shoe shine, dry cleaning and all rooms are non-smoking.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: Prominent near all importance entrances for visitors, delightfully decorated with all expected amenities.

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Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel
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A convenient 15-minute drive to area beaches and within glancing distance of the airport, The Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Hotel is in the ideal location for guests looking for great near-by shopping and dining choices as well a short, convenient ride to the airport and downtown. Just across the spectacular 17th Street Bridge with its jaw-dropping views, this hotel is known for its excellent service and sparkling appearance. Rooms feature cable and Web TV, movies, bathrobes, bath products and complimentary coffee and tea. High-speed Internet access is available for $10 a day. The hotel also offers a pool, Jacuzzi, fitness room, restaurant and wine bar. 10,000 square feet of event space. 250 rooms.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: With a nationally-know reputation and just blocks from the aiport with stellar service waiting, The Renaissance is an ideal home away from home.

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Amazingly secluded on sixteen waterfront acres, the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort and Spa is a choice property for those who desire the finest in service and amenities. If it's steps from this property's private beach you're looking for, this is it. With three restaurants including the popular modern American seafood eatery, 3030 Ocean, as well The Spa on Harbor Beach where you will experience the therapies of Europe and the Far East, mind-body wellness activities, and a renewed sense of oneness with nature. Suites are designed with rich fabrics, colors and a modern design for the utmost in comfort and sophistication. Your stay in Fort Lauderdale will be the utmost in elegance, class and style.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: What more of a Florida experience can you have than here at the Harbor Beach Marriott, which is a short drive from the Aiport.

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Sitting on Fort Lauderdale's exclusive pristine waterfront is the Bahia Mar Beach Resort. Surrounded on three sides by the Intracoastal Waterway, this hotel enjoys a unique location and offers excellent accommodations and services to all guests. For yachting enthusiasts, walk the docks of the oceanfront marina to see up close and personal many of the finest luxury yachts in the world. A stroll across the convenient skywalk over A1A to the world famous Fort Lauderdale Beach offers a day of soaking up the sunshine and getting that tan you came for. This legendary property offers each room equipped with coffeemaker, dataport, and cable TV. The hotel features a bar and restaurant, a private beach, tennis courts, a 330-slip marina, and several shops. Located just 15 minutes from Fort Lauderdale International Airport. Meeting space to accommodate 2000.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: The ideal hotel with every expected amenity and a quick cab ride from the airport.

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The Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six is a contemporary, 17-story resort hotel encompassing twenty-two acres and situated on the Intracoastal Waterway. This amazing landmark is located only three blocks from the beach and three miles from the Fort Lauderdale International Airport. Guest rooms are beautifully appointed and well equipped with TV, hair dryer, private balconies and service-bars. The hotel also features a 142-slip marina, complete fitness center, full service spa, tennis courts, and three pools. Several restaurants, bars and lounges are also provided on site. Guests receive privileges at the nearby Grande Oaks Golf Club. 22 miles from Miami International Airport. Meeting rooms to accommodate 1100.

Recommended for Airport Hotels because: A Fort Lauderdale landmark right along the Intracoastal not far from the airport.

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Dale Mack has been involved in Fort Lauderdale tourism and promotions for over twenty years. Working for Travelhost Magazine in Dallas, Texas, he was especially drawn to the edition...  More About Dale