$90 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 26, 2014 Check-out: Sep 27, 2014

Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel

4 stars
1617 Southeast 17th Street, 1617 South East 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
48 reviews
Great Stay

Great Hotel: close to everything! Really comfortable room and well appointed public areas. Parking... See full review

  • Andrea9797979
  • Sep 3, 2014
Definite Do-Over

Very friendly and attentive staff, short bus or cab ride to beach, excellent service. See full review

  • Enid and Greg
  • May 27, 2014
Experience tropical delight in this renovated luxury hotel
The builders of the renovated Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Port Everglades Hotel cite the Renaissance era of discovery, conquest and trade as their design inspiration. The guest rooms, lobby, restaurant and various lounges feature carved wood furnishings, Renaissance-style window arches and colorful pallets. Despite this emphasis on past greatness, the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Port Everglades Hotel has a full complement of modern amenities, including a fitness suite and outdoor pool to take advantage of the gorgeous Florida climate.
3 Reasons To Stay:
  • Distinct style recalls the Renaissance-era tropical past of Florida and Fort Lauderdale
  • Convenient location just minutes from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
  • Wealth of local attractions within walking distance, including the famous Floridian beaches and port
Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Port Everglades Hotel Rooms
The Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Port Everglades Hotel has, above other hotels in the price range, a particularly idiosyncratic, yet appealing style that draws upon the influences of Renaissance-era architecture, fabrics and furnishings. These include period window shapes, dark wood furnishings with carved detail, and rugged, colorful carpets and rugs in guest rooms. Escape to a new vacation experience that, while different, is perfectly fitting with the relaxed surroundings of the city. King- or queen-size beds offer guests a range of prices and options to best suit their needs. For a slightly higher price, enjoy full access to club facilities. This includes access to the Club lounge during weekdays. High-speed and wireless Internet access is provided in all rooms, though use requires a small fee. Cable television with premium movie channels and news channels is also available at the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Port Everglades Hotel.
Things To Do:
  • Biking Trail (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • North Atlantic Boulevard (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • South Beach Park (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Kayaking (8 mi/13 km)
  • Jacaranda Golf Club (10 mi/16 km)
Policies & Fees
From July 2, 2013 to September 27, 2013, Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel will be upgrading all guest bathrooms featuring new tile design and fixtures. Some noise is possible during day hours.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

26.1006 -80.1264
Area served
Downtown Fort Lauderale
Nearby airports
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, (FLL), 3.80, MI, NE; Miami International Airport, (MIA), 29.00, MI, NE; Palm Beach International Airport, (PBI), 47.00, MI, SE;
Area description
City Center, Location Type: City

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Pet friendly
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Sauna
Tennis
Water skiing
Horseback riding
Scuba diving
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Coffee shop
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Laundry/Valet services
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Barber shop
Barber/Beauty shop
FAX
Video checkout
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Drugstore
Florist
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Cordless phone
Safe
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Cribs available
In room movies
Temperature control
Shower
Iron
Ironing board
Bath tub

Nearby points of interest

  • Greater Fort Lauderdale & Broward County Convention Center: 0.2 mi
  • Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum: 1.1 mi
  • New River: 1.1 mi
  • Stranahan House: 1.4 mi
  • Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale: 1.7 mi
  • International Swimming Hall of Fame: 1.7 mi
  • Broward County Main Library: 1.7 mi
  • Las Olas Beach: 1.8 mi
  • Old Fort Lauderdale Villange and Museum: 1.8 mi
  • Museum of Discovery and Science: 1.9 mi
  • Broward Center for the Performing Arts: 2 mi
  • Andrews Living Art Studio: 2.2 mi
  • Old Dillard Art and Cultural Museum: 2.5 mi
  • Fort Lauderdale Beachfront: 2.7 mi
  • Bonnet House Museum and Gardens: 2.8 mi
  • Greater Fort Lauderdale & Broward County Convention Center: 0.2 mi
  • Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum: 1.1 mi
  • New River: 1.1 mi
  • Stranahan House: 1.4 mi
  • Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale: 1.7 mi
  • International Swimming Hall of Fame: 1.7 mi
  • Broward County Main Library: 1.7 mi
  • Las Olas Beach: 1.8 mi
  • Old Fort Lauderdale Villange and Museum: 1.8 mi
  • Museum of Discovery and Science: 1.9 mi
  • Broward Center for the Performing Arts: 2 mi
  • Andrews Living Art Studio: 2.2 mi
  • Old Dillard Art and Cultural Museum: 2.5 mi
  • Fort Lauderdale Beachfront: 2.7 mi
  • Bonnet House Museum and Gardens: 2.8 mi
  • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park: 3 mi
  • Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale Museum: 3.2 mi
  • Secret Woods Nature Center: 3.3 mi
  • African American Research Library and Cultural Center: 3.7 mi
  • Lockhart Stadium: 6.6 mi
  • Fort Lauderdale Stadium: 7 mi
  • Art Children's Museum: 11.5 mi
  • Tradewinds Park: 12.6 mi
  • Quiet Waters Park: 14.7 mi
  • Everglades Holiday Park: 19.8 mi
  • Sawgrass Recreation Park: 20.6 mi
  • Intercostal Waterway: 20.9 mi

Dining

Bistro 17
Discover New American cuisine enhanced with local flavor in the intimate, tropically inspired setting of this Port Everglades-area restaurant.
R Lounge
Indoor and poolside setting offering light fare menu, specialty drinks and relaxed atmosphere. It's the perfect restaurant in downtown Ft. Lauderdale to grab a drink or a casual meal.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (48)

Ratings and reviews for Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
48 out of 48
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4.6
Location:
4.4
Value:
3.9

92% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Diva QueenBee
Carriere, MS
Oct 15, 2012

Hotel Renaissance

It was an overnight stay. I felt very comfortable. The amenities did not include a shower cap or mouthwash. Otherwise, a very good hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Enid and Greg
Astoria, NY
May 27, 2014

Definite Do-Over

Very friendly and attentive staff, short bus or cab ride to beach, excellent service.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
USA
Aug 4, 2007

great overnighter before leaving on cruise

This was a great hotel to stay if you are going on a cruise out of Port Everglades. Close to the port. Rooms very clean. Staff very friendly and helpful. Taxis are ready and waiting if needed. short taxi ride to LOS OLAS street. Where there are great restaurants and shops. Food by the pool was good. Bartender very friendly. Rooms very clean, bed comfortable vanilla creamer for my coffee in morning.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Nightlife tip: Short drive from hotel

los Olas close by. eat at mangos and city lights.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Coral Springs, FL
Dec 26, 2009

Absolutely Beautiful

The most comfortable hotel bed I have ever slept in!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Chattanooga
Oct 25, 2008

Stylish and Comfortable

Our stay at the Renaissance Ft. Lauderdale was very enjoyable. It was a short stay - only one night - but it was pleasant. The Renaissance had obviously been updated in decor, was clean, comfortable and the staff was great. Everything was in working order and the staff there were very friendly and helpful. It was easy access to the airport and to the cruise port. I would definitely stay again on a return trip to Ft. Lauderdale.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

The restaurant next door was good, there was a Starbucks within walking distance, and good dinner restaurants within a short drive.

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Review of Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Duluth
Oct 15, 2008

Great Hotel...Excellent Staff

The Renaissance Ft. Lauderdale was redecorated and was very pleasing. The staff went out of their way to make our stay the best possible. The rooms were very comfortable and had adequate space. Big closets in the rooms. The hotel is located right across from the convention center and very near the beach. The whole experience was great while staying at the Renaisance Ft. Lauderdale! I would definitely stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Less than a mile and half from the beach, restaurants, and shopping. Beautiful view of the waterway and boat traffic.

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Review of Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Cuisers from Kansas
Wichita, KS
Nov 2, 2009

Good Hotel for Pre-cruise stay

We have stayed here 4 time, always the night before a cruise. Two good restaurants within 1 block walking distance. Drug store across the street and liquor store 4 to 5 blocks away. So good location to stay at the night before taking a cruise. Also, the free breakfast buffet was terrific, but, you can't always get the free breakfast deal at this hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Both an italian and seafood/bar restaurant within a very short walking distance.

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Review of Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Diva QueenBee
Carriere, MS
Oct 15, 2012

Hotel Renaissance

It was an overnight stay. I felt very comfortable. The amenities did not include a shower cap or mouthwash. Otherwise, a very good hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Review of Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Loved Florida
Minnesota
Dec 29, 2009

Fantastic Stay

The whole staff went over and above to make us feel extremely special. And when our GPS didn't work, I called the desk, and the desk staff talked us to our location. The beds, sheets, comforters, and pillows are the best I have ever I have ever experienced. I seriously want everything for my own home,it was that comfortable!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
yluv4
Illinois
Sep 5, 2012

Awesome Mother Daughter Trip

Hotel was gorgeous! Clean, modern decor! Very acomodating staff! Friendly staff helped with recommendations and directions. Requested a refrigerator, and a fan- Brought it right up to us! Enjoyed the clean pool & hot tub. Gave us a discount on self parking! Loved the "cucumber water" & orange water in the afternoons! Loved it! Would definately stay again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

Galleria Mall & Sawgrass Mills malls are both higher end shopping. We spent more time driving there than we did actual shopping there.

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Review of Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Jerr
San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 23, 2011

Great location

Beautiful hotel for the price. Very close to the port and airport. Add an extra $25 per night for parking though.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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