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Best Vancouver Cruise Port Hotels

Last updated on February 25th, 2020 at 12:28 pm

Best Vancouver Cruise Port HotelsWhile the cruise season in Vancouver is relatively short, many ships embark or disembark from the pier at Canada Place, heading to or coming from Alaska, California or Hawaii. It’s a great city to take time to explore before or after your cruise, but it can be tricky to find the perfect hotel. Whether your budget is small or you want to splurge, you’ll find a great place to lay your head with our list of the best cruise port hotels in Vancouver.

Pan Pacific Vancouver

300-999 Canada Place, Vancouver BC. V6C 3B5 | 604-662-8111

Pan Pacific Vancouver
If finding a hotel close to the cruise port is a priority, then look no further than the Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver. Sitting in a tower above the cruise pier at Canada Place, you literally ride the elevator from your room to the cruise check-in. This 4-diamond hotel offers the ultimate in luxury, from its beautifully appointed rooms and suites to the internationally renowned Spa Utopia and Salon. Enjoy spectacular views of Vancouver’s downtown or the not-so-distant mountains from the 8th floor rooftop heated saltwater pool. Enjoy breakfast and lunch with waterfront views at the Cafe Pacifica or have a drink on the outdoor patio at the Cascades lounge before savoring West Coast-inspired cuisine at the award-winning Five Sails restaurant.

Their Alaska Cruise Package offers breakfast for 2, a late checkout and complementary luggage transfer downstairs to the pier. On-site long-term parking is also available. Remember, prices are in Canadian dollars, which makes for a good deal for most international guests. Click here for great deals on the Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver.

Miles to Port : Onsite

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Luggage Porter

Long-Term Parking : Call for Details

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Outdoor, Heated

Auberge Vancouver Hotel

837 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC | 604-678-8899

Auberge Vancouver Hotel
he luxurious Auberge Vancouver Hotel is ideally situated to the Canada Place cruise terminal – only 2 blocks away – and offers fantastic shopping, dining and attractions right outside the door. The finishes and furnishings are of the highest standard which is evident as soon as you step into the opulent lobby. Enjoy amazing mountain views from the large, well-appointed rooms and suites complete with daily, complimentary delivery of a newspaper, bottled water and gourmet chocolates, right to your room. Take a dip in the large indoor pool or whirlpool after having a relaxing hot stone massage at the Spa. Work off any unwanted post-cruise weight at the state-of-the-art onsite Terminal City Club Fitness Centre. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily and any type of cuisine is just a short walk away, or enjoy a pint of cold beer and fish and chips at the onsite Lion’s Pub.

Cruise guests are pampered to as the hotel offers complimentary luggage porter service to the pier and will arrange for transportation for guests, unless you want to enjoy the fresh sea air by walking the 2 blocks to the cruise terminal. If you drive to Vancouver, the hotel has special parking rates for cruise guests in their secure, underground parking – just call for details. For more information and great rates, click here.

Miles to Port : 0.5 (2 blocks)

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Complimentary Luggage Service

Long-Term Parking : $ – Call for Details

Breakfast : Complimentary Continental

Swimming Pool : Indoor

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Vancouver Downtown

1110 Howe Street, Vancouver BC | 604-684-2151

Holiday Inn Downtown Vancouver
Located only one mile from the cruise pier at Canada Place, the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Vancouver Downtown is a perfect choice for those looking for a reasonably-priced hotel. The hotel has been recently renovated and is steps from trendy bars, shopping and restaurants, including famed Robson Street. Enjoy the indoor pool, fitness center and free WiFi as well as the onsite UnWind – West Coast Social restaurant and lounge. The stylish and comfortable rooms offer quality linens, mattresses and pillows, leaving you refreshed for your cruise adventure.

The affordable Cruise Package includes breakfast and taxi transportation to the pier for 2 people. For more information on the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Vancouver Downtown, click here.

Miles to Port : 1

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Yes – with Package

Long-Term Parking : No

Breakfast : Hot – Complimentary with Package

Swimming Pool : Indoor

Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

1128 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC | 604-684-1128

Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown

Enjoy upscale amenities and first-class service, all at a reasonable price at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. Located 2 blocks from the cruise terminal among great shopping, restaurants and attractions, you’ll love the mountain and ocean views from your room or suite. Enjoy a dip in the heated indoor pool or a workout at the fitness center before having a delicious meal at the onsite restaurant, Showcase. Get a refreshing night’s sleep on your pillow-top mattress and enjoy the spa-like bathrooms.

The hotel offers a Pre and Post-Cruise Package in Vancouver which includes a hearty breakfast buffet for 2 (a $27 pp value) as well as one-way taxi transportation to the cruise pier at Canada Place. Click here for more information on the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel.

Miles to Port : 0.5

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Yes – One Way

Long-Term Parking : No

Breakfast : Hot – Complimentary with Package

Swimming Pool : Indoor

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Best Port Canaveral Cruise Port Hotels

Last updated on February 25th, 2020 at 12:44 pm

Port Canaveral cruiseport hotels

Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront

1550 North Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL, 32931-3268 | 321-799-0003

Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront

Start your cruise vacation early with a stay at the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront resort. If you’re driving to Port Canaveral, take advantage of their Park, Stay & Go package which offers parking and shuttle service to the cruise terminal. If you’re flying into Orlando, they provide, for a fee, shuttle service from the airport and then to the cruise port.

Relax on the beach or in the oceanfront heated pool before enjoying a drink at the LongBoardsTiki bar. Enjoy a delicious seafood dinner or hot breakfast at Salt Restaurant, and grab a Starbucks coffee at Cool Beans. The modern, comfortable rooms with free WiFi will offer a great night’s rest before you board your ship the next morning. Click here for more information on the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront.

Miles to Port : 5.5

Airport Transfer : $

Port Transfer : Yes, with package

Long-Term Parking : Yes

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Outdoor




Courtyard Cocoa Beach Cape Canaveral

3435 N. Atlantic Ave Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 | 321-784-4800

Courtyard Cocoa Beach Oceanfront

Let the Courtyard Cocoa Beach Cape Canaveral look after all your pre-cruise details with their great cruise packages. The Park and Cruise package offers long-term parking for the duration of your cruise and round-trip shuttle service to Port Canaveral. If you’d rather park at the port, take advantage of their Port, Park & Cruise package, which offers a voucher for 40% off port parking with a one-night or more stay. Flying in to Orlando? Book the Fly, Snooze & Cruise package which includes round trip transportation for one person from Orlando International Airport & to the cruise terminal. Additional people are $45 each.

Centrally located to great shopping, restaurants and Cape Canaveral area attractions, this comfortable hotel offers an outdoor eco-friendly mineral pool, onsite cafe which offers a wide range of choices including Starbucks coffee, Tiki Bar with fire pit, fitness center and whirlpool. Click here for more information on the Courtyard Cocoa Beach Cape Canaveral.

Miles to Port : 4.5

Airport Transfer : Yes – with package

Port Transfer : Yes – with package

Long-Term Parking : Yes – with package, onsite or Port discount

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

DoubleTree by Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront

2080 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 | 321-783-9222

DoubleTree Cocoa Beach Oceanfront

Your warm chocolate chip cookie awaits your arrival at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront. It’s perfect for cruisers driving to Port Canaveral as you can book their Park, Stay & Go package (see Special Offers on their website) which offers parking at the hotel with shuttle service to the port. Inquire with the hotel as they also have partnered directly with Port Canaveral to offer 40% off parking at the pier with a one or more night stay.

Relax on the private beach, swim in the heated outdoor pool or enjoy the ocean view from your room as you sit on your balcony. Dine poolside at the 3 Wishes restaurant, offering delicious choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner, including brick-oven pizza. Other restaurants are located across the street and nearby. Click here for more information on the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cocoa Beach Oceanfront. 

Miles to Port : 5.2

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : No

Long-Term Parking : Yes, with package or 40% Discount at Port Lot (Inquire)

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

Radisson Resort at the Port

8701 Astronaut Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, FL, 32920 | 321-784-0000

Radisson Resort at the Port

Located just a couple of miles from the cruise terminals, Radisson Resort at the Port offers great amenities for couples and families cruising out of Port Canaveral. The Park & Cruise package offers shuttle service for two, to and from the port as well as parking for the duration of your cruise. You can also include breakfast for two with the Park, Cruise and Breakfast package.

Grab a drink at the Tiki Bar before lounging by the free-form pool and waterfall, or play some tennis at the illuminated courts. Have a snack or delicious meal at Flamingo’s before you retire for the night in your comfortable room featuring a Sleep Number® bed so you awake refreshed for your cruise adventure. Click here for more information and great rates on the Radisson Resort at the Port. 

Miles to Port : 1.2

Airport Transfer : $

Port Transfer : Yes

Long-Term Parking : Yes

Breakfast : $ (included with Park, Cruise & Breakfast package)

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

Four Points Sheraton Cocoa Beach

4001 N. Atlantic Avenue Cocoa Beach, FL, 32931 | 321-783-8717

Four Points by Sheraton Cocoa Beach

Enjoy the beach-themed Four Points by Sheraton Cocoa Beach for your pre-cruise stay. Located in the heart of Cocoa Beach, they offer a Park and Cruise package which includes free parking for your cruise and round trip transportation to Port Canaveral.

Your kids will be enthralled with the huge shark and exotic fish aquarium located in the Shark Pit Bar & Grill, and for the surfing enthusiasts, the World’s Largest Surf Complex (TM) is located within the hotel. It offers beach rentals, surfing lessons and great shopping for those forgotten pre-cruise items. After a great night’s sleep, grab a coffee and muffin at Starbucks before you head to the pier. Click here for more information on the Four Points Sheraton Cocoa Beach and great deals on rates.

Miles to Port : 4.4

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Yes

Long-Term Parking : Yes

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

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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

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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

Best Galveston Cruise Port Hotels

Best Galveston Cruise Port Hotels

Last updated on February 25th, 2020 at 01:07 pm

If you’re cruising from Galveston, chances are you’ll want a place to stay the night before you depart, or perhaps you want to check out the area after your cruise.

Galveston might not be on your radar as a great place to visit, but there is plenty to see.

Check out all these unique attractions while you’re in Galveston.

Once you realize what a great place Galveston is, here’s our top picks for the best Galveston cruise port hotels.

Hilton Galveston Island Resort

5400 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551 | 855-271-3621

Hilton Galveston Island Resort

Enjoy your pre-cruise stay at the Hilton Galveston Island Resort, complete with complimentary long-term parking and cruise terminal transportation. This AAA 4 Diamond rated hotel is full of wonderful amenities and is located within walking distance of shopping, restaurants and is just steps from the gorgeous beach.

This 32 acre resort boasts 10 restaurants and bars including Rainforest Cafe and IHOP, heated outdoor swimming pool with swim-up bar and pool-side cabanas and fitness center. You can also treat yourself to a day of fun at the nearby Pleasure Pier, Galveston’s historic amusement park. Your elegantly appointed room offers amazing Gulf views, some with private balcony. Click here for more information on the Hilton Galveston Island Resort.

Miles to Port : 3.8

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Yes – Complimentary – Contact Hotel for Details

Long-Term Parking : Yes – Complimentary – Contact Hotel for Details

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand Hotel

2300 Ship’s Mechanic Row, Galveston, TX, 77550 | 409-763-0300

The Tremont House Galveston

Located less than a mile from the Galveston Cruise Terminal, The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand Hotel offers upscale elegance and timeless sophistication and 19th Century charm. With their Park and Sail Package, you will have overnight accommodations in one of their luxurious rooms, valet parking for up to 7 days, as well as round trip transportation to the cruise terminal.

Guest rooms boast 12 foot ceilings, state-of-the-art air purification systems, and hardwood floors. Stay fit in their new onsite fitness center or visit the spa and pool at the nearby Hotel Galvez. Dine at the Tremont Cafe before enjoying a drink at the Rooftop Bar. For more information and great deals on rates at The Tremont House, click here.

Miles to Port : 0.3

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Yes

Long-Term Parking : 7 Days

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Offsite

Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel

2024 Seawall Blvd., Galveston, TX | 409-765-7721

Hotel Galvez

Enjoy pure luxury and sophistication with a stay at the Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Hotel. Built in 1911, the hotel underwent a multi- million dollar renovation in commemoration of its 100th anniversary. Known as the “Queen of the Gulf” you will quickly realize why this property boasts a 4 Diamond AAA rating once you pull into the elegant circular drive lined with towering palm trees and see the expansive oceanfront view.

It also offers a Park and Cruise Package with free valet parking for the duration of your cruise as well as round-trip transportation to the Galveston cruise terminal with a one-night stay. Pamper yourself before you cruise with a spa treatment, and take a dip at the heated outdoor pool with swim-up bar. Enjoy delicious seafood dinners at the onsite restaurant, or head to the nearby Strand for some resort-town shopping and restaurants. Click here for great rates and more information on the Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Hotel.

Miles to Port : 1.8

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Yes

Long-Term Parking : Yes

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On the Beach

5002 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77551 | 409-740-5300

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The Holiday Inn Resort Galveston – On The Beach is a perfect spot for passengers looking for a pre-cruise stay. Long term parking and port shuttles are complimentary, but there are also cruise packages available such as the Park, Stay and Go package which offers breakfast for two adults (kids always eat free) in addition to the parking and transportation.

It’s location is perfect – under 3 miles from the cruise terminal and offers beachfront accommodations (just across the street) for a great price. Kids will enjoy the playground, arcade as well as the children’s pool which is attached to the large outdoor pool with waterfall and the Schlitterbahn Waterpark is nearby. There are numerous onsite eateries, a tennis court and fitness facilities if you want to get one last workout in before you indulge on the the ship. For more information on The Holiday Inn Resort Galveston – On The Beach, click here.

Miles to Port : 2.7

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Yes – Complimentary

Long-Term Parking : Yes – Complimentary

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

Moody Garden Hotel Spa & Convention Center

Moody Gardens Galveston

While not offering amenities specific to cruising, this list would not be complete without mentioning Moody Gardens Hotel Spa and Convention Center. This 4 star hotel is popular among Galveston visitors because there is so much to do and see, right on the resort property. There is a botanical garden, aquarium and rain-forest, a spa, beautiful beach and three restaurants. Kids will enjoy the 3-D theatre and Discovery Pyramid science exhibit and Palm Beach with its lazy river, wave pool and slides.

The hotel itself has an outdoor tropical pool with a swim-up bar, Jacuzzi and adults-only area, complete with cabanas and poolside beds. There is also an indoor lap pool, perfect for a bit of exercise, or a dip in the water in cooler weather. This pool is fully accessible. The rooms themselves offer luxurious bedding, complimentary WiFi, bath robes and maid service twice a day. Long term parking and shuttle can be arranged by contacting the hotel. For more information on Moody Gardens Hotel Spa and Convention Center and great prices on rates, click here.

Miles to Port : 5.7 miles

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : $

Long-Term Parking : Contact Hotel

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Indoor/Outdoor

 

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Best Tampa Cruise Port Hotels

Last updated on August 18th, 2018 at 07:56 pm

 

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Check out these top-rated Tampa hotels near the cruise port which offer packages designed to make your pre-cruise stay enjoyable and relaxing.

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Tampa Bay

3050 N. Rocky Point Dr. West, Tampa, FL, 33607-5800 | 813-888-8800

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Tampa Bay is directly located on the waters of Tampa Bay

Located 10 miles from the Tampa Cruise Port, the DoubleTree Suites By Hilton Tampa Bay is great for cruise passengers who are flying into Tampa or who are driving. They offer complimentary airport transfers to the hotel as well as 7 day parking for cruise passengers when they book the Park, Stay & Go package.

This all-suite hotel is close to beautiful beaches, great shopping and world-class restaurants and offers complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel. When you arrive, enjoy your complimentary warm chocolate chip cookie before taking a dip in the heated outdoor pool. An on-site restaurant is an ideal spot to grab breakfast before catching the shuttle to the port. Click here for more information on the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Tampa Bay.

Miles to Port : 10.1

Airport Transfer : Yes – Complimentary

Port Transfer : Yes

Long-Term Parking : 7 Days

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

Holiday Inn Tampa Westshore

700 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa FL, 33609 | 813-289-8200

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Located 6.3 miles from the Tampa Cruise Port, The Holiday Inn Tampa Westshore offers a complimentary shuttle to the airport as well as parking for up to 15 days with their Cruise and Stay package.

This recently renovated hotel offers complimentary transportation within a three-mile radius to fantastic dining and shopping. If you’d rather stay in, watch the game at Bar700 or grab a delicious bite at the Marketplace, which offers ideal breakfast items as you wait for your cruise shuttle. An outdoor pool and onsite fitness centre is a great place to unwind and free WiFi is available in all of their contemporary rooms and suites. Click here for more information on the Holiday Inn Tampa Westshore.

Miles to Port : 6.3

Airport Transfer : Yes – Complimentary

Port Transfer : Yes

Long-Term Parking : 15 Days

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore

5303 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL, 33609 | 813-289-1950

Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore

Located 6 miles from the Tampa Cruise Terminal and 10 minutes from the Tampa International Airport, the Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore offers a complimentary airport shuttle as well as self-parking and a shuttle to and from the cruise port when you purchase the Bon Voyage package.

Guarantee a great night’s sleep with Crowne Plaza’s Quiet Zones and keep connected before heading out to sea with their complimentary, fast WiFi. Enjoy a delicious meal at the Mezzo Restaurant, which opens early for a fast and fresh breakfast. A choice of two pools, complete with pool side service at the indoor pool is a great way to relax after a great workout in their fitness facility. Click here for more information on the Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore.

Miles to Port : 6.3

Airport Transfer : Yes – Complimentary

Port Transfer : Yes – with package

Long-Term Parking : Yes – with package

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Indoor & Outdoor

Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina

700 South Florida Avenue Tampa FL, 33602 | 813-221-4900

Tampa Marriott Waterside

The Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina not only offers beautiful views, but it’s located less than a mile from the Tampa cruise port. When you purchase the Park and Cruise package, you can park for up to 8 days and enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast before catching the shuttle to the your cruise.

Relax in a comfortable, stylish guestroom or unwind in their state-of-the art fitness center or outdoor pool. Enjoy pre-cruise cocktail or delicious cuisine at one of the hotel’s five restaurants or travel a short distance to many upscale shops. Watch boats dock at the 32-slip marina or enjoy the evening by a cozy communal fire pit. Click here for more information on the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina.

Miles to Port : 0.5

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Yes

Long-Term Parking : 8 Days/7 nights

Breakfast : Hot

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

Embassy Suites Tampa – Downtown Convention Center

513 South Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL, 33602 | 813-769-8300

Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown

Enjoy the night at the Embassy Suites Tampa-Downtown Convention Center in your two-night suite and complimentary made-to-order breakfast before catching the shuttle to the Port of Tampa located only two miles away. With their Park and Cruise package, you can leave your car in covered parking for up to 7 days.

After you’ve worked out at the 24-hour fitness center, or taken in the view of Tampa Bay from the outdoor pool, enjoy a variety of beverages and snacks at the complimentary Evening Reception. Listen to live music from the baby grand located in the lobby atrium, surrounded by bubbling fountains and lush trees. With it’s ideal downtown locale, you’re close to world-class dining and shopping. Click here for more information on the Embassy Suites Tampa – Downtown Convention Center. 

Miles to Port : 2

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Yes – round trip

Long-Term Parking : 7 Nights

Breakfast : Hot

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

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Best Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotels

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

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Check out these great Fort Lauderdale hotels, which are favorites with cruise passengers, whether they offer parking or shuttle packages, or are located close to the port. Enjoy a bit of luxury and relaxation before you board!

Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale 17th Street

1100 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33316 | 954-527-2700

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The Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale – 17th Street is one of the most popular area cruise hotels. It’s just over a mile to the port and offers great packages for cruise passengers not only to Port Everglades, but also to Port Miami. If you are driving to Fort Lauderdale, the Embassy Suite’s Park, Stay & Go package offers 7 nights of parking and a shuttle to and from the cruise port. The Port Everglades Cruise & Transfer package offers pick up at the Fort Lauderdale airport and drop off at the cruise port. The Port of Miami Cruise Transfer package is perfect for those flying into Fort Lauderdale, as the Embassy Suites will pick you up at FLL and drop you off at Port Miami the next day.

As with all Embassy Suites, they offer spacious two room suites, a complimentary Evening Reception with snacks and beverages, and a hot, made to order breakfast in the morning.  Relax in the heated outdoor pool or workout in the modern fitness center before enjoying a meal beside the waterfall and koi pond in the E Restaurant. If you feel like exploring, the Embassy Suites is close to the beach and is within walking distance to many shops and restaurants. For more information on the Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale – 17th Street, click here.

Miles to Port : 1.6

Airport Transfer : One Way – with package

Port Transfer : Yes – with package

Long-Term Parking : Yes – with package

Breakfast : Hot

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

505 N. Ft. Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33304 | 954-414-2222

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

 

If you’re looking to spend a bit of pre-cruise time on Fort Lauderdale’s beautiful beach, look no further than Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. Rated #5 in the US News & World’s Report’s ‘Best Hotels in Fort Lauderdale’ for 2015, Hilton offers great packages for cruisers. The Park, Stay & Go package offers 7 days of parking and transport to and from the cruise port. Their Pre-Cruise Package provides you with two breakfasts, early check-in and late check-out, in addition to transportation to the cruise port.

Relax in the sophisticated suites, the largest with sea views in the city, or dine at the closest ocean-front restaurant in Fort Lauderdale. WiFi is available throughout the resort if you want to stay connected, or unwind on the beach or in the infinity pool. Indulge with a mani-pedi or massage at the sumptuous Spa Q before taking a short walk to many shops and restaurants. For more information on the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, click here.

Miles to Port : 4.1

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : Yes – with package

Long-Term Parking : 7 Days – with package

Breakfast : $ (included with Pre-Cruise Package)

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

 

 

 

The Ritz Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 | 954-465-2300

Ritz Carlton Fort Lauderdale

Experience what luxury truly means by staying at the Ritz Carlton, Fort Lauderdale, the area’s only AAA Five-Diamond hotel, prior to your cruise. With their Bon Voyage package, you’ll enjoy your oceanfront balcony room, king sized sumptuous bed and one-way transfers to the airport and your terminal at Port Everglades.

All your needs will be catered to at this upscale resort, including beachfront infinity pool with dedicated service, elegant spa and expansive fitness center. Exquisite dining is available onsite or a short distance away on the famed Las Olas Boulevard, where you’ll also find one-of-a-kind boutiques and cafes. Click here for more information and great rates at the Ritz Carlton, Fort Lauderdale.

Miles to Port : 1.3

Airport Transfer : Yes, with package, one-way

Port Transfer : Yes, with package, one-way

Long-Term Parking : No

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel

1617 Southeast 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 | 954-626-1700

Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel

If you are looking for a relaxing and refreshing stay at a hotel close to Port Everglades, look no further than the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel, which is located across the street from the Eisenhower Blvd entrance to Port Everglades.  This hotel has been beautifully refurbished, with luxurious amenities including tropical outdoor pool with cabanas, a sauna and fitness center and the onsite restaurant, Bistro 17 offers delicious cuisine. Other restaurants and shopping are located within walking distance to the hotel. For more information on the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel, click here. 

Miles to Port : 0.2

Airport Transfer : No

Port Transfer : No, but across the street

Long-Term Parking : No

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Outdoor

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Best Cape Liberty Bayonne Cruise Port Hotels

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

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It can be tricky to find a great hotel in the Cape Liberty area which offers packages for cruisers, but we’ve found a few:

Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott

Newark Liberty International Airport, 1 Hotel Road, Newark NJ 07114 | 973-623-0006

Newark Airport Marriott

If you’re flying into Newark to catch your cruise out of Cape Liberty, there is no hotel closer to the airport than Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott. Located on the airport grounds, it offers a complimentary shuttle to all the airport terminals. It is also a great deal if you are driving, offering 8 days of long term parking with their Park Here, Cruise There package. While it doesn’t offer a shuttle to Cape Liberty, a taxi will cost approximately $30 one way.

Even though it’s so close to the airport, don’t worry about getting a terrible night’s sleep as they offer soundproof windows and luxurious bedding. The newly refurbished lobby has complimentary WiFi and is where you’ll find the Aviation Grill, offering delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner. The indoor/outdoor connected pool is a great way to refresh or get a little exercise. There’s even a separate children’s pool for the kids. Click here for more information on the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott.

Miles to Port : 10

Airport Transfer : At Airport – Free Shuttle from Terminals

Port Transfer : No

Long-Term Parking : Yes – 8 Days

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Indoor/Outdoor

Embassy Suites Newark Airport

95 Glimcher Realty Way, Elizabeth, NJ, 07201 | 908-558-0752

Embassy Suites Newark

It’s always a great stay at the Embassy Suites Newark Airport, with their complimentary airport shuttle for those flying into Newark Airport, but they also offer a great Park, Ride & Cruise package, found on the Special Offers page on their website. This includes parking for the duration of your cruise and round trip transportation to Cape Liberty. As with all Embassy Suites, you get a complimentary hot, made-to-order breakfast, as well as an evening Manager’s reception offering free snacks and drinks.

The location is perfect if you need to pick up a last minute cruise item, since it’s within walking distance of the outlet mall The Mills at Jersey Gardens. Relax in the indoor pool and whirlpool before settling in for the night in your two room suite with comfortable, modern amenities. Click here for more information on the Embassy Suites Newark Airport. 

Miles to Port : 11

Airport Transfer : Yes – Complimentary

Port Transfer : Yes – with package

Long-Term Parking : Yes – with package

Breakfast : Hot

Swimming Pool : Indoor

Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel

1000 Spring Street, Elizabeth NJ 07201 | 908-436-4600

Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel

If you want to indulge in elegance before boarding your ship, the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel is for you. Fly into Newark airport and a complimentary shuttle will pick you up and deliver you to the hotel. If you are driving to the port, their Park Here, Cruise There package provides you with 8 days of parking with a one night’s stay. Though no shuttle to Cape Liberty is provided, a taxi ride will cost approximately $35 with tip.

Take a dip in the indoor salt water pool, work out in the state-of-the-art fitness center and enjoy a wonderful dinner or breakfast at Ironbound which offers delicious, farm-to-table creations. Your luxurious room will have floor-to-ceiling windows, marble baths with spa-inspired products. Click here for more information on the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel.

Miles to Port : 10

Port Transfer : No

Long-Term Parking : Yes – with package

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Indoor

Hilton Garden Inn Staten Island

1100 South Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314 | 718-477-2400

Hilton Garden Inn Staten Island

If you’re looking for a nice stay but are on a budget, the Hilton Garden Inn Staten Island is good option. With their Park, Stay and Go package (under Special Offers on their website), they offer 7 day parking as well as a shuttle to Cape Liberty. They also offer a complimentary shuttle to and from Newark International Airport as well as the Staten Island Ferry, great for if you’re planning on taking a trip into New York City.

Enjoy a meal onsite at Lorenzo’s Restaurant, Bar & Cabaret, which offers tasty Italian cuisine, American breakfasts and Tony Award-winning cabaret performances on Friday nights. Unwind with a swim in the indoor pool before relaxing in your comfortable room with complimentary WiFi. Click here for more information on the Hilton Garden Inn Staten Island.

Miles to Port : 8.9

Airport Transfer : Yes – Complimentary

Port Transfer : Yes

Long-Term Parking : 7 Nights

Breakfast : $

Swimming Pool : Indoor