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By: Kara Franker
Searching for a great hotel near the Miami International Airport? Check out this list of places to stay—from upscale hotels to budget-friendly properties, there are a variety of options for every type of traveler.
Ultimate Convenience: Hotel Located Inside the Airport
If convenience is what you’re after, then the 252-room Miami International Airport Hotel (MIA Hotel) may be the best option for you. Located inside the airport’s central terminal in Concourse E, you’ll have direct access to ticketing counters as well as airport shops and restaurants. Key features include views of the airfield at the Top of Port restaurant and free Wi-Fi.
Luxury Properties with a Boutique Hotel Feel
For the luxury-minded traveler, not only is Sofitel Miami one of the most upscale properties in the area, it’s located directly across from the airport for ease and convenience. Each of the 281 rooms exude a contemporary European elegance. Key features include the La Riviera restaurant, blending Latin and French cuisine, and a free shuttle to and from the airport.
The 103-room EB Hotel Miami is the first EB Hotel property in the United States (the brand has luxury properties in Venezuela and Argentina). The hotel’s public spaces and rooms feature chic decor and design elements—rooms even have Turkish cotton robes. The on-site restaurant, Miranda, is run by Executive Chef Eduardo Franco, former host of a popular Venezuelan TV show.
Upscale Hotels and Well-Known Brands
Adjacent to the Melreese Golf Course, the Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel is a state-of-the-art business-class hotel and executive meeting center. The 405-room hotel features contemporary designed rooms. Club Level guests also have special access to the Club Lounge, offering free breakfast and tasty afternoon hors d’oeuvres.
Located directly across from the airport, the Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon features 508 well-designed rooms, some with views of a natural lagoon and lush landscaping. Stand-out amenities include an outdoor Olympic-size swimming pool, hotel bar and free airport shuttle.
The recently revitalized Miami Airport Marriott has a newly renovated lobby and spacious guest rooms. Features include the Cane Fire Grille, on-site Starbucks, swimming pool and free airport shuttle.
The Mediterranean-style Embassy Suites Miami is an all-suite hotel and rooms have both a microwave and refrigerator. Freebies include a breakfast buffet, nightly cocktail reception, Wi-Fi and airport shuttle service.
Adjacent to the Miami Airport Convention Center and the Miami International Merchandise Mart, the DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport Convention Center features 172,000 square feet of meeting space and a spacious trade show floor. The 334-room hotel offers freebies like breakfast, Wi-Fi and an airport shuttle.
The recently renovated Crowne Plaza Miami International Airport hotel features a brand new fitness center, free Wi-Fi and a free shuttle to the airport, as well as a free shuttle to and from the Dolphin Mall.
Cambia Suites is an upscale version of the Choice Hotels brand and offers executive-style suites as well as an outdoor bar area that sits on a lake. The hotel offers free airport transportation and free Wi-Fi.
Budget-Friendly Hotel Options
Element Miami International Airport is a newer property and an all-suite LEED certified hotel. Freebies include breakfast, Wi-Fi and airport transportation.
The 144-room Best Western Premier Miami International Airport Hotel & Suites features a full bar, restaurant, swimming pool, as well as free Wi-Fi and an airport shuttle.
The Hyatt House features one and two-bedroom suites with kitchens. Freebies include parking, airport shuttle, breakfast and a wine and beer happy hour.
Two other Hyatt properties, Hyatt Place Airport West and Hyatt Place Miami Airport East also feature updated rooms, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and complementary airport shuttle service.
An extended stay property, the Residence Inn Miami Airport has spacious rooms with kitchens. Freebies include breakfast, Wi-Fi and airport transportation. This hotel offers pet-friendly rooms for a fee.
Courtyard by Marriott Miami Airport also offers free Wi-Fi and airport transportation. Guests have access to the amenities at the adjacent Marriott property.
The Days Inn - Miami International Airport Hotel is another budget-friendly hotel option with a free airport shuttle. The property is home to the Coco Restaurant.
Red Roof Plus, a new premium version of the original brand, is located less than one mile from the airport and freebies include Wi-Fi, airport shuttle, parking and continental breakfast.
No matter what your budget or style, you’ll find a hotel conveniently located near the airport in Miami.
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