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Best PortMiami Cruise Hotels

Last updated on January 5th, 2018 at 03:40 pm

Best Port Miami Cruise Hotels

With so many different accommodation choices in Miami, it can be difficult to choose a hotel for your pre-cruise stay. Considering location, amenities and cruise packages, here is our list of best PortMiami cruise hotels, from the ultra-luxurious, to the more budget-conscious.

InterContinental Miami

100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, Florida, 33131 | 305-577-1000

InterContinental Hotel Miami

While the InterContinental Hotel Miami doesn’t offer any cruise-specific amenities, the location and quality of the hotel is why it has made our list of best PortMiami cruise hotels. This 4 star hotel is located less than 2 miles from PortMiami, and offers spectacular views of Biscayne Bay while in the heart of Miami’s Business and Financial districts. Enjoy a delicious meal at one of the three onsite restaurants, or savor a cocktail at Toro Toro. It is also a short distance from some of Miami’s best shopping and other restaurant choices.

The extensive, state-of-the-art fitness center is perfect if you’re looking for a great workout before taking a dip in the beautiful outdoor pool. Enjoy a massage, manicure or pedicure at the luxurious mySpa facilities or enjoy a game of squash at the Downtown Athletic Club, located across the street. The sophisticated, well-appointed guest rooms and suites offer a relaxing stay before you depart for your cruise. Ask at the front desk for a port view so you can watch your ship arrive. Click here for more information on the InterContinental Hotel Miami.

Miles to Port : 1.8

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : No

Long-Term Parking : No

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

Hampton Inn & Suites Miami/Brickell-Downtown

50 SW 12th Street, Miami, Florida, 33130 | 305-377-9400

Hampton Inn Miami Brickell Downtown

If the InterContinental Miami is a bit out of your price range, the newly opened Hampton Inn & Suites Miami Brickell Downtown is a great option. Besides getting rave reviews on TripAdvisor, they offer a Park, Stay & Go package which includes one-way transportation to your cruise terminal, 50% off the regular cost of parking for up to 7 days, and complimentary welcome drink, WiFi and hot breakfast.

In addition to great amenities, it’s location is ideal – within a short distance of fantastic restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Take a swim in the roof-top pool and whirlpool, and lounge in their pool-side cabanas before grabbing a cool drink from the Pool & Lobby Bar. Unique to the Hampton Inn family with its boutique feel, combining urban design and contemporary art, you’ll enjoy the comfort and eco-friendliness of their guest rooms. Click here for more information on the Hampton Inn & Suites Miami Brickell/Downtown.

Miles to Port : 2.8

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Yes, one way – with package

Long-Term Parking : Yes – 50% off for 7 days

Breakfast : Hot

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

Embassy Suites Miami International Airport

3974 NW South River Drive, Miami, FL, 33142 | 305-634-5000

>embassy suites miami

If you are flying into Miami before boarding your cruise, the Embassy Suites Miami International Airport is a perfect spot for your stay with its complimentary hotel shuttle. If you book their Cruise Package, it also includes drop off transportation to PortMiami for two and WiFi access. Their Park, Stay & Go package offers 7 days of long term parking as well as transportation to your cruise terminal.

As with every stay at an Embassy Suites, your hot, cooked-to-order breakfast is complimentary as well as an evening reception with snacks and beverages in the magnificent atrium where you’ll see ponds, waterfalls, palm trees, tropical plants and even cockatiels. This all-suite hotel is close to shopping and restaurants and offers complimentary shuttle service within a three mile radius. If you wish to stay in, enjoy a fine steak dinner at the onsite Grill 305 restaurant and swim in the newly renovated pool area with whirlpool. For more information on the Embassy Suites Miami International Airport, click here.

Miles to Port : 7.8

Airport Transfer : Yes – complimentary

Port Transfer : Yes – with package

Long-Term Parking : 7 Days

Breakfast : Hot

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

Hilton Miami Downtown

1601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL, 33132 | 305-374-0000

Hilton Miami Downtown

The Hilton Miami Downtown is a perfect located for those cruising from PortMiami, located just 5 minutes away. The hotel has Special Offers which include a Park, Stay and Go package which offers 7 days of parking and shuttle service to the port. You’ll enjoy the panoramic views of Biscayne Bay and the short distance from Miami’s art and design districts, including Coconut Grove and Miracle Mile.

The outdoor pool has amazing views from its 7th floor terrace where you can enjoy a cool beverage or casual lunch at the CityVu pool bar. Shopping and restaurants are plentiful and Bayside Marketplace is close by. Your tastefully decorated and comfortable guest room offers convenient amenities and will provide you with a great night’s sleep before you leave for the ship. For more information on the Hilton Miami Downtown, click here.

Miles to Port : 2.1

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Yes

Long-Term Parking : 7 Days

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

JW Marriott Marquis Miami

255 Biscayne Bay Boulevard Way, Miami, FL 33131 | 305-241-8600

Marriott Marquis Miami

If pre-cruise luxury and pampering is what you’re looking for, a stay at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami is a must. They even offer a Sail Away Pre and Post Cruise Stay Package which includes a delicious breakfast for two at the onsite 345 Restaurant, a $25 credit to be used for transportation to the port, and complimentary late check out if you don’t want to be the first to the port.

This sleek and modernly designed hotel has combined art and sophistication, paired with the latest technology, from the lobby, to the award-winning db Bistro Moderne restaurant, to the luxurious guest rooms. In addition to the expansive fitness center with on-site yoga studio and heated outdoor swimming pool with amazing views, there is a virtual bowling alley, an NBA-approved basketball court, and an indoor golf school with a Pro Shop, putting greens and golf simulators. Click here for more information on the JW Marriott Marquis Miami.

Miles to Port : 2

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Yes – $25 Transport Credit w/ Pkg

Long-Term Parking : No

Breakfast : Yes – with Package

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

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