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“nice hotel option before a cruise” 4 of 5 stars
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2081 Griffin Road, Dania Beach, FL 33312   |  
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Ranked #8 of 17 Hotels in Dania Beach
Manchester, New Hampshire
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“nice hotel option before a cruise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

we always stay at Marriotts & picked this due to proximity to cruise ship port. We were able to get into our room early, the staff was extremely helpful. They offer a free shuttle service to nearby shopping & restaurants, which was great since we were without a car. There is a separate company in the lobby that offers reliable & inexpensive shuttle service to the airport & cruise ship port. rooms were amble & free breakfast was extensive. nice outdoor pool, fitness center lacking. overall i'd definitely recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

I loved this hotel. The hotel is clean, well appointed, and close to the airport. More importantly, the staff here were exceptionally helpful. The hotel operates a free shuttle not only between the airport and the hotel, but also to nearby restaurants. Simply stop by the front desk and request that the shuttle take you to one of about a half dozen restaurants in the area (I highly recommended the Rustic Inn). I would absolutely stay here again, and recommend it to anyone who needs a hotel room near the airport.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

I am a big fan of Marriott. I chose this hotel for my pre-cruise stay and I am glad I did. Upon check in the staff was extremly friendly and helpful. I arrived in Florida at approx. 1030 am and my room was ready. The lobby has free coffee all day long. We became hungary and were told about a nice fish place that was approx. a 5 minute walk. The food was awsome! I enjoyed my Friday (11-02-12) afternoon outside by the pool and used the spa. Both of them were very clean and refreshing. I really wish I could have stayed at this hotel after my cruise but due to the shuttle not operating at 0500 hours I chose a different hotel. BIG MISTATKE!!!! If you are looking for a pre/post cruise hotel this is the place. Do not stay at the Sheraton cruise port/airport. They are NOT friendly.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

As avid Marriott fans, we always choose Marriott properties when given the opportunity due to the consistant level of quality the hotels maintain company wide. This property delivered on all accounts.
Close to the airport and cruise piers, the hotel offers shuttle service to both as well as complimentary parking for 7 days.
The rooms are spacious, modern and spotless. Excellent large flat screen TV's , free Wi-Fi and complimentary internet service are some of the amenities offered. A complimentary continental buffet breakfast was also included in the rate.
No restaurants were in walking distance, but since we had a car and are familier with Ft. Lauderdale, we set out to PF Changs at the Galleria Mall. The hotel provides shuttle service to several nearby restaurants.
A small pool in the back will satisfy out of towners in search of a swim.
All in all, a pleasant, but short, stay. Will definately cinsider using this property again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We chose this property through ParkSleepFly.com initially because it included 30 days parking. As we were taking a 13- day cruise from Barcelona back to Ft. Lauderdale, this met our needs. Upon our check-in, the friendly staff confirmed our parking arrangements and gave us our keys. Across from the check-in desk is ACE tours who handle the transfer arrangements to/from Port Everglades. As we were flying out of Miami early the next morning, we noticed they also offered transfers to MIA. Our original plan was to go to Ft Lauderdale Airport and then catch a shuttle to MIA. Instead we opted for a shuttle directly to MIA from the Fairfield. This was only a bit more expensive but eliminated dragging our bags to two airports early in the morning. Our shuttle driver was prompt and friendly and we were in MIA in about 45 minutes! Upon our return to Port Everglades a quick call to the shuttle desk and we were transported right back to the Fairfield where our car was waiting for us.

This was an outstanding value for leaving a vehicle for an extended period, getting a good night's sleep, and having hassle free transportation. Can't recommend it enough for anyone traveling out of FLL or MIA or on a cruise ship!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

1. Requested adjoining rooms months in advance. Not only did we not get adjoining rooms, we were on separate floors.
2. Transportation to and from cruise port arranged through a very loud and obnoxious employee who was in charge of drivers. He made us feel extremely stupid and unwelcome and we did not want to ask this man any questions if we were a bit confused.
3. One face towel for three people.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Excellent facility. Great location for walking up and down Giffin Road. Rooms were very spacious and clean. Very convenient location to the airport. Shuttle to and from. Very pleased, as were the others that we referred the hotel to. Two thumbs up!!!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 2081 Griffin Road, Dania Beach, FL 33312
Location: United States > Florida > Dania Beach
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #8 of 17 Hotels in Dania Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port 2.5*
Number of rooms: 157
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