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Just 45 minutes north of rowdy Miami, Fort Lauderdale offers a more relaxed and often more affordable take on a fun, Florida beach vacation. The cosmopolitan city is infused with old Florida soul and is packed with white-sand beaches, standout dining, historic sites, boat shows, some of the nation’s best discount shopping at Sawgrass Mall, and more.
The landscape of Fort Lauderdale is also wholly unique — within its 36.3 square miles, there are 165 miles of canals, rightfully nicknaming Fort Lauderdale the “Venice of America.”
With so many reasons for travelers to visit, the city is home to an impressive number of hotels designed to meet every traveler’s taste. Knowing this, we’ve combed through the masses to choose the top hotels in the area.
We chose the best hotels in Fort Lauderdale based on the following criteria:
In addition to our own personal experiences, selections were made based on recent reviews from trusted traveler sites such as Trip Advisor and Booking.com. All hotels have a minimum of 8 out of 10 on Booking.com and 4 out of 5 stars on Trip Advisor.
Proximity to the beach was a major factor, as were the overall architecture and design of each hotel.
We also considered additional amenities you’d want in a beach vacation, including on-site water sports, pools, excellent dining options, and more.
We kept affordability in mind and chose properties typically ranging between $129 and $399 to start, though prices can often surge during peak seasons.
The hotels all promote COVID-19 policies to prioritize the health and safety of guests, which we’ve noted below.
Browse all of the best hotels in Fort Lauderdale below, or jump to a specific area:
The best hotels in Fort Lauderdale
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Read on for the best hotels in Fort Lauderdale, sorted by price from low to high.
Plunge Beach Hotel
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Typical starting/peak prices: $129/$229
Best for: Couples, families, friends
On-site amenities: Outdoor pool, beach towels and chairs, two dining options, bar, fitness center, free Wi-Fi, complimentary bikes
Pros: Plunge Beach Hotel’s charming Lauderdale-by-the-Sea location is a major draw, as are the spacious, beachy rooms and low-priced suites.
Cons: If you’re looking for a hotel with a lot of luxury amenities, this isn’t it.
This modern twist on an old, vintage Florida beach hotel offers a quiet, casual beach …read more
Source:: Business Insider