If you've already booked tickets with a cruise and you're a forward-thinking person, it’s possible you have already planned to arrive in Miami the day before you set sail. If that is the case, we have good news for you! Miami ports are among the largest and busiest in the world, there are a wide array of hotels that will make it easy for you to transfer from shuttle to the port, contributing to a pleasant, comfortable and satisfying experience.
In order to make it easy for you to decide which service best suits your plans, we have prepared a list of our favorite options, read on so you don't miss out on any relevant details.
The Quality Inn Miami Airport Hotel
Located near the intersection of Palmeto Expressway and NW 36H, it offers special packages for cruise ship passengers which include parking and port shuttle service. You will also find amenities such as complimentary breakfast, free Wi-Fi (of vital importance for corporate clients), air conditioning and access to a gorgeous swimming pool.
3959 NW 79th Ave, Miami, FL 33166-6517
Hampton Inn Coconut Grove
This hotel, a few kilometers from the airport, offers parking service, you will be able to leave your vehicle in a safe place while traveling. It also provides customers with shuttle to port service. They run a neat and clean operation with attention to the smallest details which makes staying with them a very pleasant experience. It features spacious rooms and the staff is perfectly bilingual (English/Spanish).
Delicious and diverse breakfasts are included along with other conveniences such as free Wi-Fi and access to an onsite fitness center. Its location facilitates access to many excellent recreational landmarks in the city of Miami.
2800 Southwest 28th Terrace, Miami, FL 33133-3713
The YVE Hotel
Located a few minutes from the harbor, right next to Biscayne Boulevard. Along with your special cruise passenger package, you will receive free breakfast for each day of lodging plus free transfer to the seaport. It also offers amenities such as buffet breakfast restaurants, free Wi-Fi service, swimming pool, parking, air conditioning and adheres to a smoke-free policy. It is 4.2 kms from the Vizcaya Museum and 4 kms from the downtown area. Its proximity to restaurants, bars and even a local zoo opens up a world of exciting possibilities.
146 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132-2303
Courtyard Miami Downtown/Brickell Area
Nestled in the heart of Miami, close to a myriad of shops, restaurants and bars, as well as landmark venues such as the American Airline Arena. This hotel boasts an impeccable restaurant service, Wi-Fi connection, a gym, , swimming pool, bars and cozy rooms equipped with LCD TV screens: a superbly comfortable experience can surely be expected! It also offers transportation to the seaport for a nominal fee of US$5.
200 SE Second Avenue, Florida 33131
Conveniently located in the downtown area, this establishment offers the perfect location for a pleasant stroll, letting you discover a wide variety of shops and culinary wonders before or after sailing. It provides more than 600 comfortable rooms with high-speed Internet, a gymnasium, spa and a heated pool. Service includes a shuttle service that will drive you straight to your boarding port.
100 Chopin Plaza Miami, FL 33131
Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay
An excellent location that will bring you closer to the city's best attractions: the American Airlines Arena and the Bayside Marketplace, which features more than 120 stores and services that will allow you to shop before or after your journey. It is located 3 kilometers away from the seaport and provides access to fine restaurants, swimming pool, cafeteria, fitness center, high speed Internet, soundproofed windows and spacious suites surrounded by a relaxing and serene atmosphere. Breakfast is included as part of their plan for cruise ship passengers.
1633 North Bayshore Drive 33132
Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon
Located a short distance from the airport, it provides guests with a courtesy shuttle service to and from the hotel. It features a heated Olympic swimming pool, tennis courts, gymnasium and a hydro-massage pool. Transfer to the harbour is available from Friday to Monday and costs US $15 per traveler. Please take into consideration that the trip from the hotel to the pier takes approximately 30 minutes.
5101 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami, Florida, 33126
The Runway Inn
One of the most affordable options. Its privileged location, to the north and very close to the airport, offers a very attractive advantage. It provides free shuttle service to your cruise ship, complimentary breakfast, Wi-Fi connection, free guest-parking, air conditioning and spacious non-smoking rooms.
656 East Dr, Miami Springs, FL 33166-6112
Hampton Inn Miami Airport South/ Blue Lagoon
Located next to the airport, it offers free transportation to the hotel. It provides customers with high-speed Internet access, outdoor pool, fitness center, attention to minute details and courteous service. The cruise liner passenger package includes breakfast and transportation for two people to the boarding port.
777 NW 57th Avenue, Miami, Florida, 33126
There are a wealth of incredible options awaiting those looking forward to spend a few days in Miami before or after a cruise ship trip. Keep in mind that planning is essential in order to make the most out of your vacation! We recommend organizing your stay so that your schedule is not too busy, that includes remaining in Miami at least for one night before sailing and one night after your voyage ends. This will allow you to enjoy the best the city has to offer and discover the wonders of our world-famous local cuisine.