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What travelers to Fort Lauderdale are saying

We have cruised out of Fort Lauderdale many times. A couple of years ago, we went down 3 days early from NH, rented a convertible and took in some attractions such as air boat ride in the Everglades.
Michael R. May 30, 2015
Great place to spend time with family friends of all ages can't wait to go back there sometime soon.
B. Lomax Jul 29, 2015
Jet ski. Benihana. Bamboo on the beach.
Silvie May 25, 2015

  

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Sail Millionaire’s Row in Fort Lauderdale

Situated two miles north of Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale has transformed itself from the “Spring Break Capital of America,” to a slick resort town that attracts a diverse audience who live for the beach. The distinctive sound of sailboat masts and yachts clangs out in the harbor, while Millionaire's Row attracts sightseeing cruises as the sun goes down. Luxurious resorts provide spa treatments and swimming pools, and evening entertainment comes in the form of sophisticated jazz bars and trendy DJ dance parties.


Things to do

Beaches

Fort Lauderdale Beach has more than seven miles of sand and a two-mile wave wall that flanks the beachfront promenade. It's a relaxing place to enjoy the water or pick up souvenirs and refreshments at the open-air shops and seaside cafes.

Hollywood Beach has a retro-cool feel with great places to snorkel, and a boardwalk voted one of the best in the country. Fishermen can cast off on Pompano Beach or Deerfield Beach, which are both good locations for reeling in your catch.

Entertainment

The Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District is located in downtown Fort Lauderdale. A brick pathway leads to shops, cultural attractions and parks. On the way, explore the Museum of Discovery & Science where nearly 200 interactive exhibits span the topics of travel, animal habitats and flight simulation. Round things off with a family favorite movie at the IMAX Theater.

Historical attractions

Although many consider Fort Lauderdale a beach city, it contains a number of historical attractions too. The Stranahan House Museum has been a cornerstone for the city's growth and plays a significant role in economic life. It is possible to take self-guided tours and appreciate the antique furniture and other architectural wonders.

Las Olas is a popular thoroughfare, with its own historic house and museum of art. This area is located on the riverfront and is brimming with galleries, restaurants and hotels.

One of the best ways to see Millionaire's Row is by river cruise. This strip is filled with enormous, opulent mansions, mega-yachts and private islands.

Shopping

Greater Fort Lauderdale is home to Las Olas Blvd., the “style mile,” where independent fashion stores, specialty gift shops and fashion houses line up to form a shopper's paradise. Meanwhile, the Galleria provides a world-class retail experience. Sophisticated stores, premiere dining and luxury spas are all located here.

Sawgrass Mills is the world's largest discount and entertainment mall. More than 400 retailers are featured, including Nike, Ralph Lauren and Gap. Budget travelers should try the Swap Shop and Festival Flea Market for a variety of brand name products at discounted prices.

Dining

Fort Lauderdale is filled with an eclectic mix of restaurants. There are romantic waterfront cafes, trendy steakhouses and casual sports bars. Patio dining is a great option for people-watching as you sip a cool glass of wine.


Where to stay

There are more than 33,000 hotel rooms in the area. Some of the most upscale Fort Lauderdale hotels include the Ritz-Carlton and The Atlantic, which was the first luxury hotel in town to be located on the beach. Receive great value for money at the Marenas Beach Resort just a short drive from the airport.


Special events

Fort Lauderdale hosts a multitude of annual events. Guests enjoy food festivals, street parades, art fairs, boat shows and more.

Spring

This is the season to celebrate Ocean Fest, an event filled with food and dive-related exhibits. In May, the Las Olas Wine & Food Festival allows guests to sample fine wines and delicious South Florida cuisine, from seafood to Cuban surprises.

Fall

The International Boat Show is a fall tradition with more than 1,600 vessels on display annually. Meet the designers of some of these fantastic yachts, cabin cruisers, catamarans and jet boats and climb aboard a water taxi for the optimum view of this seaside exhibition.


Best time to visit

Although the weather remains mild throughout the year, peak travel season is during the winter. Fort Lauderdale is busiest at this time as snowbirds escape the cold. During summer, crowds are low, and hotel rates are reasonable, but the weather is rainy and humid. Business conventions are common in this season.

Recently booked Fort Lauderdale hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
BEST WESTERN PLUS Oceanside Inn
Fort Lauderdale Beach
2 minutes ago 3 stars $169
Pelican Grand Beach Resort a Noble House Resort
Fort Lauderdale Beach
7 hours ago 4 stars $249
All Inclusive Inverrary Vacation Resort 7 hours ago 3 stars $82
Royal Beach Palace 7 hours ago 3 stars $165
W Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale Beach
8 hours ago 4 stars $284
Universal Palms Hotel
North Lauderdale
17 hours ago 3 stars $82
Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Fort Lauderdale Beach
18 hours ago 3 stars $178
Ocean Sky Hotel and Resort 21 hours ago 3 stars $209
Embassy Suites by Hilton Fort Lauderdale 17th Street 1 day ago 4 stars $250
Riverside Hotel
Downtown
1 day ago 3 stars $297

Recently Rated Fort Lauderdale Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
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Fort Lauderdale Beach
4.5 / 5
11 reviews
2 stars $193
Ocean Beach Palace Hotel
2.7 / 5
3 reviews
3 stars $139
Travelodge Fort Lauderdale
Downtown
2.1 / 5
33 reviews
2 stars $89
Universal Palms Hotel
North Lauderdale
3.1 / 5
236 reviews
3 stars $82
Residence Inn by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal / IL Lugano
4.5 / 5
142 reviews
3 stars $276
BEST WESTERN Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port
3.7 / 5
190 reviews
3 stars $145
Sea Club Resort
Fort Lauderdale Beach
3.2 / 5
57 reviews
3 stars $199
All Inclusive Inverrary Vacation Resort
2.4 / 5
110 reviews
3 stars $82
Royal Beach Palace
3.9 / 5
56 reviews
3 stars $165
B Ocean Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale Beach
3.8 / 5
39 reviews
4 stars $389

Activities in Fort Lauderdale

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30 Minute Airboat Eco Adventure + Park Admission

Discover the Florida Everglades on a thrilling airboat adventure! Glide over the sawgrass and cattails and let your spirit soar as you hear the stories of this unique environment. Hold an alligator and see a Florida Panther in our animal exhibit areas featuring over 100 mammals and reptiles!

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Come see the Everglades when it is at its best, at NIGHT! Enjoy a 1 hour join-in airboat adventure deep into the swamp where our experienced captain will use a spotlight to seek out the creatures of the Everglades!

One Way Arrival Private Ground Transportation - From Fort Lauderdale (FLL)

Rates are per Car (1-3 passengers) not per Person. Carmel, America’s leading Town Car dispatch service is ready to provide you with fast, reliable, and inexpensive private (not shared) transportation. For 25 years, Carmel has specialized in providing private and timely service to and from the airport at competitive prices with taxis. Please select one (1) car for every three (3) passengers

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Featured Fort Lauderdale Hotels

From $282

1 Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach

4 stars
3.8 / 5 167 reviews

999 N Ft Lauderdale Bch B

Rate includes up to 15% off

As you step foot inside your room at the Sonesta Fort Lauderdale in Fort Lauderdale, you quickly realize what makes this four-star hotel so special. White leather-front furnishings and modern decor...

Things didn't go well
The only thing that was really good for me at the Sonesta was the staff. Above me, it sounded like they were dragging furniture around from 2:30-3:00AM. When I was awakened by the housekeeper at 9...
Dec 16, 2015
From $165

2 Royal Beach Palace

3 stars
3.9 / 5 56 reviews

3711 North Ocean Blvd

Royal Beach Palace in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, offers excellent accommodations for couples on a romantic retreat or families traveling on vacation. Choose a lovely suite that features a private...

Fantastic Staff
The staff here is very welcoming and ready to assist at any moment. The pool was quite nice as well. The location is very close to the beach, but public access is about a 10 minute walk. I would...
Oct 29, 2015
From $82

3 Universal Palms Hotel

3 stars
3.1 / 5 236 reviews

4900 Powerline Road

Save 15% on 2 Nights or More

The Universal Palms Hotel surrounds you with all the tropical essentials you would expect from a South Florida establishment, from its jungle-wrapped swimming pool to its rocky waterfalls. Inside,...

August Trip to Ft. Laudedale
Once again, I really enjoyed my stay in Ft. Lauderdale, and at Universal Palms Hotel.
Jan 10, 2016
From $199

4 Sea Club Resort

3 stars
3.2 / 5 57 reviews

619 Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd

Book Early and Save 30%

Since its multi-million dollar renovation to ring in 2014, the Sea Club resort is the perfect embodiment of the Florida city in which it resides, combining updated kitchenettes, free Wi-Fi...

Post cruise hotel
My wife and I stayed at Sea Club Resort for 2 days post cruise. We chose the hotel based on price, availability (not much was available as it was between Christmas and New Year), and location. The...
Jan 2, 2016
From $208

5 The Westin Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale

4 stars
4.1 / 5 85 reviews

321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard

Save 20% on your stay

Few hotels encapsulate the laidback luxury of Fort Lauderdale quite as well as The Westin Beach Resort and Spa. Perched right on the waterfront, with a 6,335-foot sundeck crowing the hotel s...

vacation
little pricey but close enough to beach . Be prepared for a 30.00 a day amenity charge .
Nov 17, 2015
From $199

6 Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty Six

4 stars
3.8 / 5 114 reviews

2301 Southeast 17th Street Causeway

Incl Daily coffee house breakfast, Self-parking

Featuring a marina with more than 120 slips, the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty Six in Fort Lauderdale offers luxurious accommodations for avid boaters. The centerpiece of this waterfront property is an...

Resort- like hotel
My husband and I were pleasantly surprised during our stay here. This hotel is more like a resort, not just a plain hotel. Plenty to do, tons of pools, and extremely clean. Our only complaint is...
Oct 29, 2015
From $249

7 Pelican Grand Beach Resort a Noble House Resort

4 stars
4.2 / 5 125 reviews

2000 North Ocean Blvd

Save 20% On Your Stay

One of Fort Lauderdale's most striking waterfront resorts, the Pelican Beach Hotel Fort Lauderdale delivers 106 oceanfront suites with private balconies for anyone looking for a spot of indulgent...

Awesome family trip
The views from this hotel are AMAZING! The staff is very accommodating and friendly. We can't wait to come back and visit again!
Nov 19, 2015
From $298

8 The Atlantic Hotel and Spa

5 stars
4.5 / 5 87 reviews

601 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd

Each room and suite at the Atlantic Hotel and Spa in Florida features a full kitchenette with microwave, stove and fridge so you can stock up on your favorite snacks and juices or call room service...

Excellent view from the balcony!
The hotel is beautiful and the view from my room was the best (beach). There was a problem with the plumbing from the first night of arrival. The sink in the bathroom was clotted and we call the...
Dec 16, 2015
From $389

9 B Ocean Fort Lauderdale

4 stars
3.8 / 5 39 reviews

1140 Seabreeze Blvd.

25% Off Sale!!!

About 6 miles from the Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL), The B Ocean Fort Lauderdale features two outdoor pools and a private beach among its amenities. This oceanfront hotel has 486...

Great Location, awesome staff, and definitely worth staying!
We loved the hotel staff and their service. Its on the beach. I would STAY on the beach side of the hotel. They have three buildings. Make sure you ask for the one on the beach. They have high rise...
Jan 8, 2016
From $145

10 BEST WESTERN Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port

3 stars
3.7 / 5 190 reviews

1221 W State Road 84

Save 10% on your stay

Visit this Ft. Lauderdale, Florida hotel conveniently located near the Ft. Lauderdale Airport, the Broward County Convention Center and Port Everglades. Offering free round-trip transportation to...

Great for catching a cruise
This hotel worked perfect for us as we were catching a cruise the next day. Comfortable rooms, free breakfast, stores close by and the shuttle picks you up or drops you off right there. We also...
Jan 26, 2016
From $209

11 Sun Tower Hotel and Suite

3 stars
4.2 / 5 36 reviews

2030 NORTH ATLANTIC BLVD

We are South Florida's best kept secret. The Sun Tower offers personalized attention to detail and an experienced staff eager to serve you. One of the few hotels located directly on the sand,...

Pre wedding location
Updates are not as depicted as the web shows. So we were disappointed. Staff was great but rooms were it as warm and cozy as we thought. Price is over rated for accommodation. We will choose to...
Nov 16, 2015
From $297

12 Riverside Hotel

3 stars
4.2 / 5 65 reviews

620 East Las Olas Boulevard

Complimentary High-speed Internet access

Riverside Hotel holds the enviable position as the only hotel on Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale's most fashionable address for boutiques, nightlife, galleries and restaurants. Besides the...

Fast Little Getaway
We had a great experience at Riverside Hotel. The old Florida ambiance was beautiful. Being right on Las Olas gives you so many options for food, entertainment, and shopping. I also want to say...
Jun 30, 2015
From $292

13 Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

4 stars
4.2 / 5 120 reviews

505 N. Ft. Lauderdale Beach Blvd

Includes two breakfast buffet certificates

Towering over the Port Everglades city on North Beach, the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is a 4 diamond hotel right on the oceanfront. Fashion yourself as a pampered diva in one of the...

Husband and wife getaway
I have stayed here twice and both times were amazing. The staff is extremely accommodating and more than willing to go above and beyond for their guest. The first time I stayed here was a family...
Dec 5, 2015
From $189

14 Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina

4 stars
3.7 / 5 157 reviews

1881 SE 17th Street

Includes two breakfast buffet certificates

Light sandy and marine hues decorate the walls of the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, reflecting Florida s natural seaside vibe. Sunshine bounces off the walls of the accommodations, gently beaming...

Understaffed
Very understaffed. 1 pool attendant (he is nice but overwhelmed) for over 100 people. They used a wide angle lens on the pool. It was not this nice. Constant lines at reception. Location is not...
Jan 6, 2016
From $165

15 Holiday Inn Express & Suites FT. LAUDERDALE AIRPORT/CRUISE

3 stars
4.1 / 5 85 reviews

1150 State Road 84

Save up to 25% off

Enjoy the Best of Florida at Our Hotel in Ft. LauderdaleJust a mile from the Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Int'l Airport (FLL), our hotel is the perfect choice if you're coming to soak up the sun, do...

One night stay
Hotel was extremely clean and updated. Staff was very friendly. Good area, felt safe. Parking lot could be a little better lit.
Nov 27, 2015
From $101

16 Stadium Hotel

3 stars
3.1 / 5 104 reviews

21485 NW 27th Ave.

Special check in policy required

A 9 story Sports Hotel & Conference Center - one mile from Sun Life Stadium and right next to Calder Casino & Race Course. Excellent rates year round. 25 minutes to South Beach and 20...

ok trip
The really need better staff with no attitude and a better breadfast selection a nd cleaner tub
Dec 7, 2015
From $141

17 BEST WESTERN Ft. Lauderdale I-95 Inn

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

4800 Powerline Road

Located just west of I-95, in Ft. Lauderdale, the BEST WESTERN Ft. Lauderdale I-95 Inn is at the intersection of Commercial Boulevard and Powerline Road. The hotel is an ideal location whether...

1st and last visit for business
I spend every 3rd week in the Miami area, so I have been staying at a variety of the available hotels during each visit. I am trying to find a balance between value and quality, and thought I was...
Nov 24, 2015
From $309

18 Marriott's BeachPlace Towers

3 stars
3.8 / 5 32 reviews

21 South Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard

Includes $25 Food/Beverage Credit, Wi-Fi

Marriott's BeachPlace Towers plays to extended stay travelers wanting room to spread out and miles of coastline within steps of the property. Each deluxe rooms and one- and two-bedroom villas...

No pool
Wonderful location, enjoyed the Water Taxi and Hugh Taylor State Park. Next visit I would not rent a car, the parking ramp was kind of a pain and by the time you pay for the ramp fee plus rental...
May 19, 2015
From $284

19 W Fort Lauderdale

4 stars
4.1 / 5 55 reviews

401 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard

Save 25% on your stay

The W in Fort Lauderdale is not your standard beach hotel. Each room is meticulously designed to create a relaxing atmosphere bathed in natural light, with views of the Atlantic, the Intracoastal...

3 Day Getaway
The W Hotel is at an excellent location close to all restaurants and bars. Staff was very courteous and attentive. Beautiful pool and beach is right across the street. Will definitely go back and...
Dec 8, 2015
From $169

20 BEST WESTERN PLUS Oceanside Inn

3 stars
3.8 / 5 111 reviews

1180 Seabreeze Boulevard

Save 10% on your stay

Best Western Oceanside Inn embraces the intimate feel of a hotel, which manages free amenities like continental breakfast and Wi-Fi to lure travelers. Steps from the beach and close to major Fort...

conference trip
The staff was very friendly and helpful. The pool was clean and a nice size for swimming. Breakfast was complete. It offered a nice variety. Hopefully the remodelling will be finished soon. Then I...
Oct 20, 2015