Hotels in Fort Lauderdale with Free Cruise Shuttle to Port Everglades
One of the largest cruise ports in the world
As well as being one of the largest cruise ports in the world, Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is one of the most streamlined and well-equipped ports in the USA. It offers a range of services that deliver a seamless and stress-free cruise experience. From its enviable location on Florida’s south-east coast, Port Everglades features on a wide variety of cruise itineraries from local weekend sailings to around the world cruises lasting several weeks.
By road, the cruise terminals are easily accessible from several Interstate and Highway routes as well as the Florida Turnpike. The port is also adjacent to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport making it convenient for flight arrivals. For cruise passengers who would like to extend their holiday experience with a few days in Florida or need overnight accommodation before and after sailing there is a wide variety of hotels within easy reach of Port Everglades.
Traveling without a car
For those traveling without a car, many hotels offer a shuttle service to the different terminals either for free, a small fee or included with cruise packages.
If you are traveling without your own vehicle, you could select your accommodation first, choosing a hotel that meets your needs for room size, location, budget, and star-rating, etc. Once you have secured your accommodation, you can then arrange your port transfers. Port transfers are not so expensive.
Looking for a hotel with free cruise shuttle service ? A few hotels offer a free transport to Port Everglades cruise terminals. Keep on Reading !
Traveling with your own car
If you are traveling with your own car you have two options. Select a hotel that offers cruise parking and a shuttle service to the port or prebook your parking at one of the port car parks. There are several garages and surface lots located near the cruise terminals. These are well-illuminated and security-patrolled as well as having disabled bays and easy access to embarkation points.
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Hotels with Free Shuttle Service or ‘Cruise and Park’ Package
This hotel is just ten minutes from the port and offers a free shuttle service to both the cruise port and the airport. The free shuttle to Port Everglades departs at 10 a.m. every day while alternative shuttles can be arranged at your convenience. Hotel amenities include a tropical landscaped garden, heated outdoor pool, and a gift shop.
Take advantage of this hotel’s fitness center and outdoor swimming pool before or after your cruise. A free shuttle service runs daily to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and the Broward County Convention Center as well as Port Everglades Cruise Port.
Parking is free for short hotel stays. There is a charge for long-stay cruise parking.
With its modern amenities and tempting restaurant, this hotel is ideal for pre and post-cruise stays. There are complimentary on-site parking and a free shuttle service to the port (drop-off only). The shuttle departs from the hotel at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 12 p.m. Shuttle to Cruise Port runs on a rotational basis each hour by ship. It’s advised to be in the lobby 15 minutes prior to the departure time.
The hotel also offers complimentary shuttle service for hotel guest to/from the airport. For pick-up just call (954) 342-8333 once you collect your luggage. Courtesy phones are located in baggage claim area of all terminals. Transportation from the hotel departs every 30 minutes, 4 a.m. – 12 a.m.
This budget-friendly hotel is well located just off the highway and within close proximity of the airport and shopping area. A free daily breakfast buffet is available. The Quality Inn & Suites offers a free scheduled transportation service to both the airport and Port Everglades. Sign up during check-in. Return transport from the cruise terminal is 8$ per person.
For a nominal fee the property can get transportation to the Port of Miami as well. The hotel also offers a Cruise and Fly Package or a Port of Miami Cruise Package. Call the hotel for availability. Extended Parking is $10 USD per night.
The Red Carpet Inn is a budget hotel conveniently located directly on State Road 84 (Marina Mile Blvd.) and I-95, not far from the airport terminals. It offers its guests comfortable guest rooms, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet service as well as having an outdoor swimming pool.
The recently renovated hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service operated by KSA Tours from 5 AM to 11:30 PM to the Airport and Cruise Port. Please let the reception know at check-in. Free on-site guest parking is available as well.
With its outdoor heated swimming pool and access to several beaches, this hotel is ideal for a few extra days in Florida. There is a $10 per person charge for shuttle services to Port Everglades.
This hotel is ideal for passengers on cruises who want to enjoy a longer stay in Florida. It is within walking distance of the cruise terminal and offers self-catering suites with fully-equipped kitchens.
Parking at the hotel is $7 a day plus tax while the hotel’s port shuttle service is $4 per person plus tax.
With its contemporary coastal feel and central Fort Lauderdale location, this hotel is the ideal choice for cruise passengers. The hotel partners with Quick and Safe to provide a shuttle service to the port. The shuttle service costs $6 per person and during the week you just need to provide 10 – 15 minutes notice of your departure time.
On weekends, you can register in the lobby for shuttle services that depart every 30 minutes from 10:30 a.m. until the last boat has embarked.
Located just three miles from the port, this hotel features a fresh and modern approach that combines affordability with luxury. Guest parking is complimentary while parking for cruises costs $5 a day with a $10 per person shuttle fee to your ship’s berth.
As well as being just two miles from Port Everglades, this hotel is also ideal for exploring the attractions of Fort Lauderdale. The hotel offers a shuttle service to the port at a cost of $8 per person while its Park and Cruise package includes transportation to the terminals. Additional guests are charged at $8 plus tax. Transfers back to the hotel are not included but can be organized with a third party provider.
With an ideal location adjacent to the port, this family-friendly hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and fitness center. A shuttle service is provided at a cost of $8 per person.
With contemporary decor and an outdoor pool set in a tropical landscape, this hotel is just a short drive from the cruise terminals. It offers a shuttle service provided by a 3th party at a cost of $8.50 per person from the hotel to the port.
They also do not charge guests for parking while they are staying. However, if you would like the leave your vehicle parked at the hotel during your cruise, there is a $10 per night charge for each night you are not a guest.
13. Riverside Hotel ★★★★
As well as being just minutes away from white sandy beaches, this hotel is also within easy reach of the cruise terminals and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
The hotel provides a transfer service to Port Everglades at a cost of $25 for three passengers. Groups of four or more are charged at $8 per person.
The property offers a shuttle service from the Fort Lauderdale Airport and to Port Everglades cruise port for $12.00 per person, each way. Nightly onsite parking is available for a fee, subject to change.
This chic but comfortable hotel is just half a mile from the cruise port. With 24-hour dining, it is ideal for pre and post-cruise stays and is conveniently located for local beaches and attractions.
Port transfers can be booked at the hotel reception when you arrive and are charged at $7 per person. Payment is made to the drivers not the hotel. Child car seats are available upon request for this shuttle service. Shuttle times to Port Everglades are 10am, 11am, 12pm, and 1pm. Long term parking is also available at a cost of $10 per night.
note (*): Rates listed are one-way fees and are subject to change without notice. Fees can be changed by the hotel and may change at any time. Please contact the hotel directly for latest shuttle information and hotel/cruise parking packages.
(Latest update September 20th 2019)
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