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Fort Lauderdale beams with pride, and for good reason. Packed with clean beaches, cosmopolitan shopping strips and stunning nature reserves, this Florida gem boasts a laid-back vibe to boot. From gorgeous parks and the historic Stranahan House to the plush modern yachts in the harbor, there's plenty to see on your Fort Lauderdale vacation.

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Universal Palms Hotel

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2.9 / 5 89 reviews
Welcome to the Fort Lauderdale Universal Palms Hotel. This hotel is located in the heart of Ft. Lauderdale, conveniently situated 1 block west of I95 at Commercial Blvd exit. The hotel has been recently renovated with an exquisite lobby and front desk as well as pool deck surrounded by Tiki Huts, new lounge furniture, solid marble gazebo all set in lush tropical foliage. The hotel boasts 195 hotel rooms including 50 suites for added comfort and privacy. Take a short drive down to Ft. Lauderdale's famous beaches, a stroll along Fort Lauderdale's colorful downtown Riverwalk, treat yourself to lunch to the Las Olas landmark - Cafe de Paris. Enjoy the vibrant scene at Ft. Lauderdale Beach. Shop your heart out at the Galleria Mall or the famous Sawgrass Mills Outlet Mall. You'll never run out of activities while enjoying the hotel amenities in Fort Lauderdale. And what's more, Palm Beach is only 10 minutes north of the hotel. Whether its window shopping at Gucci's on swanky Worth Ave or shopping at the chic Mizner Center in Boca Raton, the shopping just doesn't get better. Thirty minutes south, you'll find the glistening Miami skyline, Indulge in delicious dining while gazing out across Biscayne Bay. Sip on a cool Rum Runner, then skirt on over to South Beach to enjoy an exotic fruit drink while watching world-class models pose for one of the many ubiquitous fashion shoots happening just across the way from your sidewalk table at the internationally acclaimed restaurants. Everything is just minutes away from the Universal Palms Hotel Ft. Lauderdale! Not only known as a resort near Ft. Lauderdale Airport, The Universal Palms Hotel is your gateway to everything that is the excitement of South Florida! Recognized as the most convenient resort in Ft. Lauderdale, The Universal Palms Hotel is your ticket to fun, adventure and entertainment unlike anywhere else in South Florida! The Universal Palms Hotel Ft. Lauderdale is located only 10 minutes from Ft. Lauderdale Airport, the Downtown core, the famous Lauderdale Beaches, world-class shopping and more. It's all right around you at South Florida's Entertainment Capitol! Enjoy a Welcome Drink on Arrival Reserve your room today at Universal Palms Hotel. Hotel also provides amenities like: ballroom, dry cleaning, lobby, reception and smoke-free hotel!
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Il Lugano Suite Hotel

Contemporary Fort Lauderdale suite hotel for business or leisureWell-heeled travelers embrace the Il Lugano Suite Hotel, a 14-story contemporary hotel that towers above the Intracoastal Waterway. VIP extras ensure guests are pampered, starting with four dock slips for yacht parking and chauffeured Escalade rides within a three-mile radius. Suites are equipped with full gourmet kitchens, but no one would fault travelers for booking reservations downstairs, where an upscale Italian restaurant is a claim to fame for a celebrity chef. Vehicle parking is also available on site for an added fee. HighlightsAll-suite luxury hotel on the Intracoastal WaterwayIn-room spa treatmentsChauffeured Escalade transportation (based upon availability)Boat dock and waterfront pool Rooms Spacious suites at the Il Lugano Suite Hotel cater to travelers who appreciate luxuries like 400 thread-count bedding, in-room spa treatments and European bath amenities. Rooms are high on style, favoring clean lines and modern accents like oval ottomans and lamps with oversized shades. Free Wi-Fi is a given, as are two LCD TVs and an iPod docking station that streams tunes through a Bose sound system.  Full gourmet kitchens invite guests to prepare meals in their temporary home, which features a dining table and fully furnished balcony for soaking up the views before or after dinner. DiningThe Italian restaurant seduces with juicy flavors like the signature mozzarella and handcrafted pastas in a scene as luscious as the hotel itself. Recreation High rollers and executive travelers indulge in South Florida opulence every time they board Il Lugano One, which hosts private sunset cruises along the Intracoastal Waterway. Guests can also request to dock their own yachts in one of four slips on the property. Back at Il Lugano Suite Hotel, patrons break a sweat on Precor machines in the fitness center or relax in cabanas by the heated waterfront pool and outdoor Jacuzzi. When exploration is in order, the hotel can arrange chauffeured rides aboard a Cadillac Escalade within a three mile radius (based on availability) or excursions on the beach aboard il Carrello, which seats 10. Transportation Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (7.3 mi/11.7 km)Miami International Airport (28.4 mi/45.7 km) Attractions Port Everglades (5.2 mi/8.4 km)Everglades Holiday Park (22.4 mi/36 km)Las Olas Riverfront (4.3 mi/6.9 km)Flamingo Gardens (14.4 mi/23.2 km)Museum of Discovery and Science (4.4 mi/7 km)Bonnet House Museum and Gardens (2.4 mi/3.8 km)Fort Lauderdale Beach (2 mi/3.2 km)Sun Life Stadium (16.9 mi/27.2 km) Business 1,800-square-foot Penthouse Conference facilityCatering servicesHospitality suites with spacious waterfront balconiesFree chauffeured Cadillac Escalades, within a 3-mile radius (based on availability) Policies and feesThe hotel charges a $100 nonrefundable fee to guests bringing small dogs up to 30 pounds.The fee is directly payable to the property.Parking fee is $27 USD per vehicle per day.
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Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hot

44-acre luxury hotel set along scenic canals and sugary beachesBahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach - a Doubletree by Hilton is where adults come to play--on the water and the golf course. The full-scale resort operates a 250-slip yacht marina for vessels up to 250 feet and is the launch point for numerous water excursions, like Water Taxi, fishing fleets and sightseeing cruises. Nearby golf courses and high-end Las Olas Boulevard cater to travelers with exclusive taste. For non-shoppers, golfers and sailors, a universal love: views of the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean direct from balcony rooms. HighlightsFort Lauderdale hotel with sparkling 250-slip mega-yacht marinaHome to Jungle Queen, the Water Taxi and the deep-sea fishing fleetGuests have access to the exclusive Grande Oaks Golf ClubWithin walking distance to boutiques and restaurants along Los Olas Boulevard296 rooms with courtyard, marina, ocean or Intracoastal Waterway views RoomsNautical artwork and tropical patterns create coastal appeal in rooms and suites at Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach - a Doubletree by Hilton Hotel. Guests choose from courtyard, marina or ocean view rooms that offer amenities like generous work desks, high-speed Internet access, cable TV, coffee maker, in-room movies and video games. In the ocean view or marina rooms, private balconies paint postcard-perfect views. DiningRoom service is standard at the Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach but diners still love the multiple restaurant options onsite. Whether craving light fare (with a side of Internet access) at Java Net or fresh seafood, juicy steaks and innovative pasta dishes at Bahia Mar Bar & Grille, the hotel accommodates all tastes. RecreationAt Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach - a Doubletree by Hilton, guests engage in two South Florida past times: sailing and golf. Charter a yacht at the 250-slip marina or arrange tee times at nearby golf courses, including the Grande Oaks Golf Club, where patrons have exclusive access. The options add to the full roster of other recreational activities, including four lighted Har Tru tennis courts, fitness center with Cybex equipment, along with water taxi, fishing fleets and sightseeing cruises that depart from the marina. Transportation Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (4  mi/6.4 km) Miami International Airport (24.8 mi/39.9 km) Attractions Broward County Convention Center (1.4 mi/2.3 km)Bonnet House Museum and Gardens (1.5 mi/2.4 km)Port Everglades (1.7 mi/2.8 km)Las Olas Riverfront (2.5 mi/3.9 km)Museum of Discovery and Science (2.6 mi/4.3 km)Butterfly World (11.4mi/18.4 km)Sun Life Stadium (13.5 mi/21.8 km)Sawgrass Mills Outlet Mall (13.8 mi/22.2 km)Port of Miami (23.8 mi/38.3 km) Business 22,000 square feet of event space Business centerCopy, fax, messenger and shipping servicesNotary public Policies and fees Guests must be at least 21 years old to check in.
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Ocean Sky Hotel and Resort

Tiki bar plus patio dining equals paradise The Ocean Sky Hotel & Resort pitches the South Florida lifestyle ever so perfectly. From the sundeck and outdoor pool, guests fall for the ocean views and the poolside tiki bar. Inside, the tropical feel is never far behind. Rooms and suites capture local flair via landscape and coastal-themed artwork, plus balconies in some spaces that let in sea breezes. Highlights Beachfront hotel with heated outdoor poolIndoor/outdoor restaurant and tiki barFree Wi-FiSuites also available with kitchens, living and dining areas Rooms Tasteful furniture and a modern palette grounded in olive, yellow and brown lend subtle sophistication to the 225 rooms and 15 suites at the Ocean Sky Hotel & Resort. Cheerful artwork depicts tropical flora and fauna and nautical scenes. Balconies spoil with ocean views, while inside, guests unwind on chenille lounge chairs or king or double beds. Suites have added advantages like separate kitchens, living and dining spaces. Free Wi-Fi, cable TV, microwave and mini refrigerator are standard in every room. Dining A trip to Ocean Sky Hotel & Resort is not complete without a refreshing cocktail at the tiki bar or a leisurely meal at the on-site indoor and outdoor restaurant. Open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., the eatery treats diners to upscale casual fare and beach vistas through arched open-air windows. Recreation Lazy palms and bright blue beach chairs hug the heated oceanfront pool, which is gated for privacy. The brick sundeck also holds patio tables so Ocean Sky Hotel & Resort guests can enjoy alfresco dining. Thrill-seekers hit the nearby water sports business to rent jet skis, banana rides, snorkeling and scuba equipment, while on dry land, a game room and fitness center serve as backup plans. Transportation Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (8.1 mi/13 km)Miami International Airport (29.1 mi/46.8 km) AttractionsAttractionsPort Everglades (5.9 mi/9.5 km)Everglades Holiday Park (22.9 mi/36.9 km)Las Olas Riverfront (5 mi/8 km)Flamingo Gardens (15.1 mi/24.2 km)Museum of Discovery and Science (5.1 mi/8.2 km)Bonnet House Museum and Gardens (3 mi/4.9 km)Fort Lauderdale Beach (2.6 mi/4.2 km) Business5,830 square feet of event space, including banquet and reception space for up to 400 guestsCatering servicesBusiness center
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Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

Modern beachfront elegance near trendy shops, galleries and restaurantsWith a beachfront location, upscale accommodation and superior service, the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is in the heart of a trendy area in Fort Lauderdale. There are stunning ocean views at the Sunrise terrace, a modern fitness center by Precor and a fully equipped business center with 9,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is located close to Sunrise and Las Olas Boulevard shopping and dining options, as well as Sawgrass Mills Mall, the largest shopping/entertainment center in Florida. 3 Reasons To Stay:Beautiful beachfront location close to trendy shops, galleries, clubs and restaurantsQ Spa offers massage and other treatments, 25,000-square-foot tropical enclave and terrace with infinity pool overlooking the oceanOn-site dining including executive chef Sean McDonald's Ilios restaurant, serving Mediterranean cuisine with a Floridian flair Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort RoomsThe Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort offers guests 374 studios and suites, each featuring upscale furnishings, including Hilton's signature Serenity Beds and bedding. Every suite and studio features an expansive private balcony from which guests have stunning views of the ocean, a fully equipped kitchen area with custom cabinetry and stainless steel appliances, and a separate seating area with a sofa. Rooms and suites also have a 32-inch LCD flat-screen cable television with on-demand movies and video games, high-speed wireless Internet access (fees may apply) and a duel-line speaker telephone with voice mail. Each suite and studio at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort features an en suite Italian marble bathroom with a European-style bathtub and separate shower and complimentary Crabtree and Evelyn Le Source bath amenities. All suites and studios are 100 percent nonsmoking, as is the rest of the hotel. Also, rooms for disabled guests are available on request.  Things To Do:Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex (0.9 mi/1.5 km)Hugh Taylor Birch State Park (1.1 mi/1.8 km)Las Olas Boulevard (shopping) (1.6 mi/2.6 km)Broward County Convention Center (2.4 mi/3.9 km)Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art (2.5 mi/4 km)Broward Center for the Performing Arts (2.9 mi/4.7 km)Seminole Casino Hollywood (8.9 mi/14.3 km)Butterfly World (10 mi/16 km)Sawgrass Mills Mall (13.6 mi/21.9 km)
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York Fort Lauderdale Sat, May 31 - Sat, Jun 7 $218
Los Angeles Fort Lauderdale Mon, May 12 - Tue, May 13 $274
Newark Fort Lauderdale Tue, Apr 29 - Tue, May 6 $278
Washington DC Fort Lauderdale Mon, Jun 2 - Fri, Jun 6 $220
Atlanta Fort Lauderdale Tue, May 6 - Tue, May 13 $158
Boston Fort Lauderdale Wed, Jun 11 - Tue, Jun 17 $188
Chicago Fort Lauderdale Fri, May 9 - Tue, May 13 $292
Philadelphia Fort Lauderdale Wed, Jun 18 - Wed, Jun 25 $268
Detroit Fort Lauderdale Tue, May 13 - Tue, May 20 $188
San Francisco Fort Lauderdale Tue, May 20 - Sat, May 31 $298
Seattle Fort Lauderdale Sat, May 17 - Wed, May 28 $326
Dallas Fort Lauderdale Tue, May 13 - Tue, May 20 $208
Baltimore Fort Lauderdale Wed, May 28 - Tue, Jun 3 $138
Denver Fort Lauderdale Tue, May 6 - Tue, May 13 $198
San Juan Fort Lauderdale Tue, May 6 - Tue, May 13 $165
Hartford Fort Lauderdale Tue, May 13 - Sat, May 17 $228
Pittsburgh Fort Lauderdale Wed, May 14 - Tue, May 20 $274
Columbus Fort Lauderdale Tue, Jun 3 - Fri, Jun 6 $282
Las Vegas Fort Lauderdale Thu, May 29 - Tue, Jun 3 $308
Phoenix Fort Lauderdale Sat, May 3 - Wed, May 7 $292
San Diego Fort Lauderdale Wed, Apr 30 - Thu, May 1 $292
Charlotte Fort Lauderdale Thu, May 8 - Thu, May 15 $231
Indianapolis Fort Lauderdale Tue, Jun 10 - Mon, Jun 16 $302
Kansas City Fort Lauderdale Wed, May 28 - Tue, Jun 17 $304
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Fort Lauderdale highlights

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  • Flamingo Gardens

    Nature lovers, spend the day on your Fort Lauderdale vacation to enjoy the Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden, Free-Flight Aviary, Wildlife Encounter Shows and the famous Flamingo Pond. Adult entry costs $18, while kids aged 4-11 get in for $10.

  • Museum of Discovery and Science

    Unleash your inner Einstein here with loads of gadgets, and an EcoDiscovery Center where you can ride on the Everglades Airboat Adventure, experience a hurricane and more. Entry prices are $13 for adults and $11 for kids under 12.

  • Las Olas Boulevard

    Though a tad pricey, this strip is perfect for people-watching and a healthy dose of window shopping. To maximize your budget Fort Lauderdale travel experience, we suggest packing your own lunch, then spoiling yourself with a trip to Kilwin's Chocolates & Ice Cream for a sweet post-meal treat. And if you're visiting during the holidays, expect some free live entertainment and parades.

  • Museum of Art

    This funky art Mecca is bursting with creative masterpieces to excite and inspire on your Fort Lauderdale travels. Entry is a reasonable $18, and you can save further by bringing your own lunch and enjoying it in the beautiful garden area. And if you're visiting in a group of 10+ people, snag a discounted rate.

  • Hugh Taylor Birch State Recreation Area

    Located between the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway, this lush landmark teems with tropical to-dos. Bike, hike or canoe through mangroves and freshwater lagoons, or just chill out in a hammock.

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