Miami Park & Cruise Hotels

by Baldwin Ellis, Demand Media
    Miami's Government Cut channel gives cruise ships access to the Port of Miami.

    Miami's Government Cut channel gives cruise ships access to the Port of Miami.

    cruise ships on government cut miami image by Wimbledon from Fotolia.com

    Miami is peppered with a selection of hotels that offer park and cruise packages. The hotels include several properties near Miami International Airport, and family-friendly downtown accommodations within walking distance of the Port of Miami cruise terminals. In addition to providing cruise parking packages, the hotels are teeming with a range of amenities to enjoy before leaving for your adventure on the high seas.

    Hyatt Summerfield Suites

    The Hyatt Summerfield Suites is an extended-stay hotel that provides all of the comforts of home. The hotel is within a mile of Miami International Airport and its park and cruise package includes overnight accommodations, parking for up to seven days and one-way transportation to the Port of Miami cruise terminals for two guests. Accommodations consist of two-room suites with fully equipped kitchens, stainless steel appliances, vibrant decors, microfiber sofas and DVD players. Hotel amenities include a complimentary full breakfast, evening socials with appetizers and cocktails and a heated outdoor swimming pool.

    Hampton Inn and Suites Miami Airport

    The Hampton Inn and Suites Miami Airport is a moderately priced property minutes from Miami International Airport and near Florida State Route 836, which provides access to I-95 and downtown. The hotel’s Stay and Cruise package consists of overnight accommodations, parking for up to seven nights and one-way transportation for two to the Port of Miami. Accommodations consist of traditionally decorated guest rooms with soundproof windows, and two-room suites with fully-equipped kitchens and sofa beds. Amenities include a choice of hot breakfast buffet or breakfast to-go bags, fresh fruits and a beverage area.

    Miami SpringHill Suites Marriott

    The Miami SpringHill Suites Marriott is within three miles of Miami International Airport and the Doral Golf Resort and Spa, home to a championship golf course that hosts PGA Tour events. The hotel’s cruise package includes overnight accommodations, one-way transfers to the Port of Miami cruise terminals and parking for up to 14 days. Guest rooms feature vibrant decors, contemporary furnishings, iPod docks and complimentary high-speed Internet. Amenities include a small fitness room with cardio equipment and free weights, a heated outdoor pool, complimentary breakfast buffet and airport shuttle service.

    Hilton Miami Downtown

    The Hilton Miami Downtown is a waterfront property within walking distance of the Port of Miami. The Miami Metromover also is nearby, providing access to American Airlines Arena, home of the NBA’s Miami Heat. The property's park and cruise package is designed for traveling families; it includes overnight accommodations, complimentary full breakfast for two adults and two children and covered parking for up to 10 days. Guest rooms feature contemporary decors; floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the Port of Miami, downtown or Biscayne Bay; wet bars and mini fridges. Amenities include a heated rooftop pool, a fully stocked fitness center and Brisa Bistro, a casual eatery serving a mix of southern European, Latin American and south Floridian cuisine.

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    About the Author

    Based in Atlanta, Baldwin Ellis has been a writer since 2007. He covers fitness, mental health and travel, with work appearing in print and online publications such as Scazu Fitness and USA Today Travel Tips. Ellis holds a Master of Arts in community psychology.

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