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I will be traveling for business next month and comming down a couple of days early. We will be flying into Ft. Myers and staying at the Marco Island Marriott. How much is the cab fare tot he hotel? Or, should we just rent a car? Also, is there a downtown area for nightlife and dining? How far from the hotel? Is anyting walking distance from the hotel? Thanks for all of your help.

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I would probably rent a car. It is proabably about 45 minutes to Marco from the airport. Then if you want you can venture up to Naples and explore 5th ave and the Naples beaches.

There are some nice places you can walk to from the Marco Marriott. I wouldn't really say Marco has a down town area but there are a number of places that have live entertainment and outdoor dining and bars. Here is a website with some Marco places you may want to check out.


Their is a area just south of your hotel, I forget what the plaza is called but it has DaVinci Italian restaurant, Capt Brien's seafood, a Mexican place, an Irish Place, and a sports bar. Always lots going on there.

Marco is generally a quiet place though. Downtown Naples may have more to offer as far as night life.

Let us know if you have anymore questions.

Hope that helps!



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Since we are comming early, we thought it may be easier to take a cab, so wanted to check the rates. Our co workers will be coming a day later and have a rental. Thanks so much for your help.

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Check with classic Taxi for airport to Marco transportation

Fort Myers to Marco Island: $68

Make use of the $5 coupon on their website.


Hertz rental cars has a station right at the Marriott so you might want to compare the cost of a 1-way rental to the taxi cost.


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