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9 Hotels near Miami Cruise Port with Free or Included Shuttles

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Miami Pre Cruise Hotels with Shuttles

With the convenience of a hotel cruise shuttle, the hassle of reaching your ship on embarkation day is gone. The great news is that Miami, being a popular tourist destination, particularly for cruising, boasts numerous hotels that provide shuttles to the port as a perk to attract guests.

We’ve compiled a list of the top 9 hotels situated close to the Miami cruise port, offering shuttle services or alternative transportation options (Uber vouchers) to ensure a great embarkation experience.

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Miami Pre Cruise Hotels: What You Need to Know

In search of a free ride to the port? These hotels are close to the cruise port provide free shuttles to the ship or offer stay & cruise packages that include transportation at no additional

New to cruising? I highly recommend going all out for your first cruise! Always fly into Miami one day early, do not risk it for your first time & use a private car! Experience luxury at the InterContinental Miami, an IHG Hotel or The Elser Hotel & Residences both are less than 1-mile from the cruise port – travel insurance, just buy it (always)! 

Not ready for Luxury yet?

Miami Airport Area – 11 Hotels in the vicinity of Miami Airport, conveniently located 15 to 20 minutes from the Cruise Port, offer budget-friendly parking alternatives. Ideal for a one-night stay, these options provide numerous affordable choices and feature complimentary airport shuttle services – Comfort Suites® Miami Airport North (free shuttle to port).

(Coming Soon) – Top 11 Hotels in Downtown/Brickell area with Transfers Hotels in Downtown Miami and Brickell are the closest properties from the cruise ship port, which is only a short drive away. Charges for a shuttle transfer are around $7 to $10+ per person – Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Miami Downtown/Brickell

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Miami Hotels with Free Cruise Shuttle

This guide covers a variety of Miami hotels, but if you specifically seek accommodations with completely free shuttles to Port Miami, take a look at the following choices:

  1. Comfort Suites® Miami Airport North: This hotel not only offers a free cruise shuttle but also provides a complimentary airport shuttle, breakfast, an outdoor pool, and a pool bar.

  2. Comfort Inn & Suites Miami International Airport® hotel: With a complimentary cruise shuttle, free airport shuttle, outdoor pool, and inclusive breakfast, this hotel ensures a convenient and enjoyable stay.

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InterContinental Miami, an IHG Hotel

Wondering where to stay in Miami before a cruise? InterContinental Miami is steps away from the Port of Miami, so you can complete your cruise vacation with ease. Enjoy a variety of hotel offers suited for your getaway, including our Complimentary Breakfast Package, Extend a Night on Us, or Complimentary Connecting Room if you’ll be traveling with the family. We offer something for everyone.

Complete Your Stay with FREE breakfast, a connecting room & third night free!

  • Indulge in complimentary breakfast at Olé Restaurant with an overnight stay before or after your cruise.
  • Flying into Miami early? Enjoy your third night free when you book two nights.
  • Relax with more space during your family vacation in Miami as part of our Stay Connected package, which offers a complimentary connecting room.
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Comfort Suites Miami Airport North

Discover the convenience of Comfort Suites® Miami Airport North hotel in Miami Springs. Ideally located just minutes away from the Port of Miami and Miami Beach, this hotel provides easy access to the sand and sun. Benefit from our complimentary airport shuttle service, available from the Miami International Airport, conveniently situated just 5 minutes from our hotel. Additionally, enjoy the added convenience of our complimentary shuttle service to the Port of Miami (one way).

Note: this shuttle is first come first serve, make sure to register at the Front Desk during check-in. If required, a return transfer can be booked; a fee will be charged.

Extended cruise parking is available at 12.00 USD per night.

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Discover a restful retreat at the Comfort Inn & Suites Miami International Airport® hotel in Miami, FL. Our hotel provides all the essentials for a rejuvenating night’s sleep, including a complimentary hot breakfast to kickstart your mornings and free WiFi to stay connected during your stay. Conveniently located near Route 27 and Route 948, accessing our free parking lot is a breeze. Choose between indoor and outdoor parking options.

Benefit from our complimentary airport shuttle service, available from the Miami International Airport, conveniently situated just minutes from our hotel. Additionally, enjoy the added convenience of our complimentary shuttle service to the Port of Miami (one way).

Note: this shuttle is first come first serve, make sure to register at the Front Desk during check-in. If required, a return transfer can be booked; a fee will be charged.

Extended cruise parking is available at 12.00 USD per night.

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The Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Miami stands out as a popular, contemporary hotel conveniently situated near more than 30 bars and restaurants in the vibrant downtown Brickell area. For those with “explore downtown Miami” on their bucket list, the hotel is conveniently located next to a free Metro Mover station, providing easy access to attractions like Bayside Marketplace, Adrienne Art Center, and the American Airlines Arena.

If you’re longing for ocean views, South Florida beaches are just a 15-minute drive away. The hotel collaborates with an external company offering shuttle services for cruise guests headed to the Port of Miami at $8.00* per adult, with complimentary transport for children aged 6 years and below. Make your port transfer reservation after checking into the hotel for added convenience.

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This contemporary hotel is conveniently located, just a 13-minute drive from the Port of Miami and less than 4 miles from the Miami International Airport. This eco-friendly hotel offers free shuttle service to Dolphin Mall, International Mall, City Place, and other locations within a 3-miles radius.

Time to Cruise package – Includes a room for 1 night with Club Lounge access which includes breakfast for 2 plus evening drinks and snacks also. $25.00 UBER card free parking and you can leave your car in our parking lot up to 14 days at no additional charge. Suites enhance your stay with separate living spaces, pull-out sofas, and wet bars.

The Blue Matisse a Latin fusion restaurant with a 4.7-star rating – serves a breakfast buffet and offers menus for lunch and dinner. The NAU lounge is open in the evenings and located next to the outdoor pool area. Room service is available 24 hours a day & the hotel’s offerings includes an outdoor heated pool.

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Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay

Overlooking a marina with captivating views of Biscayne Bay, this towering hotel is situated 3.8 miles from the Miami Beach Convention Center and 5 miles from the renowned South Beach.

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Enjoy the hotel’s amenities, which include a heated outdoor pool, a relaxing hot tub, and a well-equipped exercise room. Culinary options range from a cafe and a bayfront seating restaurant to a poolside bar.

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Nestled next to a marina along Biscayne Bay, this towering hotel complex is conveniently situated just a one-minute drive from Interstate 395 and a mere 12-minute drive from Miami Beach.

Stay & Cruise -Transportation to port of miami for 2 adults valet parking for up to 8 nights

Suites feature separate living areas, while condos come equipped with washers and dryers. Some rooms boast balconies with either ocean or park views.

The hotel boasts four on-site restaurants, including Tony Chan’s Waterclub, a steakhouse, and an upscale seafood establishment, along with a deli. Additional facilities include a fitness center, an outdoor pool, 8,481 sq ft of function space, and a business center.

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Situated adjacent to Miami International Airport, EB Hotel stands out as a top-rated boutique airport hotel that offers a distinctive package tailored for cruisers. The stay and cruise package comprises one-way transportation to the cruise port, complimentary room upgrades, breakfast for two guests, and 24/7 transport to and from the Miami airport.

Cruisers are drawn to EB Hotel not only for the attractive package but also for its exceptional customer service, inviting outdoor swimming pool, complimentary airport shuttle, and the convenience of an on-site restaurant.

For those considering the stay and cruise package, it is advisable to inquire in advance to ensure its availability during the intended dates of stay.

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Overlooking a marina with captivating views of Biscayne Bay, this towering hotel is situated 3.8 miles from the Miami Beach Convention Center and 5 miles from the renowned South Beach.

Stay & Cruise – Parking up to 7 days included & transfers for 2 to miami port one way. Executive rooms and suites provide exclusive access to a lounge with complimentary Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, and snacks. Suites go a step further with additional living areas featuring pull-out sofas.

Enjoy the hotel’s amenities, which include a heated outdoor pool, a relaxing hot tub, and a well-equipped exercise room. Culinary options range from a cafe and a bayfront seating restaurant to a poolside bar.

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This contemporary hotel is conveniently located, just a 13-minute drive from Miami International Airport and a mere 1.1 miles from the Port of Miami.

Cruise and Play in Miami! Start your cruise vacation right and enjoy premier shopping, dining, nightlife, and year-round local events near our Miami hotel.

Our Cruise Transportation Credit and Breakfast Package Includes:

  • Breakfast Daily for Registered Guests
  • $10 Credit Per Room Per Stay for one way Transportation from the Hotel to the Port of Miami (from the Hotel to the Port of Miami)
  • Book By: December 30, 2024
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Exceptional amenities enrich your stay, from the rooftop pool deck and cocktail bar to the multi-level fitness complex, all with soaring panoramic views.

Stay in the heart of downtown near all the excitement that makes Miami a global destination. The city’s best dining, nightlife, arts and entertainment are steps away from your unobstructed waterfront views.

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