While it is wildly popular to overnight at the beaches of Fort Myers, it is not always convenient for exploring the region. And while airport hotels sometimes have the reputation of being industrial and at times sterile, the ones in Fort Myers are anything but.
The area around the airport has seen quite a bit of growth. You’ll be close to Florida Gulf Coast University and both stadiums that host baseball Spring Training games by staying in the airport area.
There are also two fantastic shopping and dining centers in close proximity to the airport. Find the Embassy Suites just across the interstate from the award winning Miromar Outlets. The hotel’s bar and atrium add a festive environment.
The Holiday Inn offers more than just a business center, with live music in the bar and fire pit outside for that time of year when temperatures get a little cooler.
The Hilton Garden Inn is closer to Gulf Coast Town Center, an area that has exploded with dining and nightlife, as well as shopping. The hotel also has good dining selections on premise and a free shuttle to the airport, less than five minutes away.
In fact, most all of these 10Best airport hotels offer free transportation although hours may be limited if you have an extremely early departure or a late arrival.