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10 Best Places to Stay in Fort Lauderdale

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10 Best Places to Stay in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is a coastal city less than an hour north of Miami. The community is a popular location for full-time residents and visitors, drawing all with an international airport and well-known port. The upscale community has many notable attractions like Las Olas Boulevard and affluent neighborhoods like Victoria Park. The area is perfect for locals and travelers looking for a vibrant community with flourishing nightlife and activities close to the Atlantic.

Whether you are a local looking for a relaxing weekend getaway or a visitor ready to explore the city, Fort Lauderdale offers luxury accommodations and amenities to make your stay relaxing and tranquil. Hotels and clubs are conveniently located around the community near the beach or downtown within walking distance of shopping and restaurants. Here are some of the best places to stay in Fort Lauderdale.

Ocean Manor Beach Resort

Ocean Manor Beach Resort is near the flourishing downtown nightlife on Galt Ocean Mile. The ideal location makes it easy to access the airport, nearby shopping, and relaxing amenities. The hotel offers beautiful oceanfront and city-view suites and a luxury penthouse with extended space and amenities. The hotel has many private amenities, including a 200-foot private beach to ensure a peaceful beach stay without crowds. The Ocean Manor Salon & Spa is a sleek and upscale on-site amenity that offers services like cabana massages, facials, hairdressing, and more.

There are also many dining options, from casual beach favorites to sophisticated fine dining. Casa Calabria is an authentic Italian restaurant with an inviting atmosphere and charming Italian decor. The restaurant serves modern and traditional dishes made with imported meats and cheeses for the best flavors. The dining space also has a sophisticated piano bar with a stylish and lavish seating area.

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is an oceanfront hotel with all the suites facing the ocean. The hotel is located a few miles from Las Olas Boulevard and has upscale amenities like private cabanas, a spa, a fitness center, and more. Spa Q has indoor treatment rooms and an outdoor terrace for oceanfront services like a couples massage or heated sea shells. The spa also offers facials, waxing, nail treatments, hairdressing, and more.

Courtyard Marriott Fort Lauderdale Downtown

This Fort Lauderdale hotel is in the heart of downtown and is still less than three miles from the beach. The downtown area is known for its stunning arts district, upscale shops and boutiques, and fine dining restaurants. The rooftop pool provides spectacular city views and has tropical landscaping, comfortable lounge chairs, and a sleek outdoor bar.

The Westin Fort Lauderdale Resort

The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is an oceanfront hotel with redesigned rooms and suites with luxury beds, impeccable views, and room service. The hotel pool is beautifully designed around lush palm trees and has a covered skywalk to Fort Lauderdale Beach, where guests can use beach amenities like chairs, umbrellas, and sports equipment. The Westin has five dining areas, including the popular Mexican oceanfront restaurant Lona Cocina & Tequileria. The restaurant has a vibrant outdoor dining space, private dining rooms, and incredible freshly made dishes.

The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale

The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale is an exquisite hotel with glamor, sophistication, and fun. The luxury beach resort is an oceanfront destination with unobstructed water views and private amenities. The hotel boasts an elevated pool with private cabanas, a farm-to-table restaurant, private event venues, luxury accommodations, and a club lounge. The Ritz-Carlton also has a Spa that focuses on natural healing minerals and treatments.

Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Fort Lauderdale

The Four Seasons Hotel is a modern yacht club-style resort with a notable location and unrivaled services and amenities. The resort has ocean and city-view rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, spacious balconies, and stylish furniture. The hotel has two pools for tranquil sunbathers and playful swimmers. The pool areas are beautiful, with natural landscaping and ocean views. Guests can also enjoy a fitness center, full-service salon, spa with private treatment rooms, a salt-wall sauna, aroma steam rooms, and on-site dining.

The Pillars Hotel & Club

The Pillars Hotel & Club is an intimate waterfront hotel on the Intracoastal Waterway. The elegant accommodations and services make it an unforgettable stay. The hotel suites are homey living spaces with well-maintained furniture, water views, and large windows for natural lights. The hotel has private gourmet dining with water views overlooking luxury Fort Lauderdale real estate and yachts. The restaurant has an extensive global wine list and services fresh dishes in the dining room, patio, dock, or in-room.

Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach

Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach is one of the best places to stay in Fort Lauderdale Beach and is centrally located between Sunrise and Las Olas Boulevard for a unique experience on- and off-site. The hotel has robust services and amenities, including North Beach access, five restaurants, a pool, a spa, and more. The suites and residences feature large balconies, floor-to-ceiling windows, modern kitchens, and updated appliances. The Conrad Spa is a peaceful space that combines sea-inspired treatments and global techniques for a rejuvenated look and spirit.

The Dalmar

The Dalmar is an independent hotel downtown close to the beach and luxury shopping. Guests can enjoy a rooftop infinity pool, spacious rooms and suites, dining, a fitness center, and more. The Lounge and Bar is a chic, sophisticated space with lush plants, inviting fabrics, and mood lighting. The elegant space has a comfortable table, lounge, and bar seating to enjoy hand-crafted cocktails and high-end wine, beer, and liquor.  

Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa is an inviting beachfront hotel along a pristine stretch of coastline. The tropical hotel is close to the airport and Las Olas nightlife. Guests can enjoy the proximity to vibrant areas or enjoy a laid-back stay at the hotel with private amenities. The resort spa has a lagoon-style pool, dining, event space, exclusive beach access, and a luxury spa. The expansive spa is 22,000 square feet and offers fitness classes, a sauna, nail treatments, waxing, hair treatments, scrubs, massages, facials, and more.

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