Where To Stay Near Miami International Airport

By: Lori Kahn

Need a place to crash for those unexpected layovers and flight delays? These are the top hotels easily accessible to MIA that will make your quick stay in Miami a happy one.

If you are looking for a place close to the Miami International Airport, the good news is that there are some incredible hotels for you to choose from. The better news is that we are here to help you pick them out. Take a look at our selection of top hotels near MIA that will give you every reason to stay close once your flight touches down.

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Ultimate Convenience: Stay 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 on Concourse E, at the departures level, this hotel is the perfect place for those unexpected layovers and flight delays or short day-long stays while you are in town on business.

From twin single rooms with one bed to the more deluxe junior suites with a king bed, wet bar and roomy living area; you will find your stay to be comfortable and ultra-convenient. These rooms even come with soundproof windows, free Internet access and room service. And if you need a place to have a meeting before you hop back on your plane, they have conference rooms for up to 200 people and with a multilingual staff ready to make it run smoothly.

    Well-Known Brands with All Amenities

    Located minutes from Downtown Miami and the Beaches, the Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon is a pleasant surprise from the typical airport hotel. Miami’s so-called “Resort by the Airport” is surrounded by lush landscaping and a 100-acre natural lake. This beautiful property has a jogging trail, outdoor pool, tennis and basketball courts and was rated among the Top 20 of all Hotels in Miami 2015 by US News & World Report.

    With spacious guest rooms overlooking the lagoon, from doubles to one-bedroom balcony suites that are perfect for families, you can expect the best Hilton amenities like Serenity beds, mini-bars, in-room dining and more. There are even comfortable day rooms to relax, shower or even go over your big business plan before or after a flight or a big meeting. You can’t go wrong with a Hilton, especially one on a blue lagoon.

    Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is a state-of-the-art business-class hotel featuring contemporary designed rooms, club rooms and suites. Club Level guests also have special access to the Sheraton Club Lounge with free breakfast and tasty afternoon hors d’oeuvres. Following extensive, $10-million renovations, this hotel has an ultra-modern 24-hour fitness center, beautiful outdoor heated pool and many other new amenities. You can even expect exceptional golf at the International Links Miami Melreese Country Club directly adjacent to the hotel.

    The convenient Miami Airport Marriott has spacious, modern and well-designed guest rooms and features include the Cane Fire Grille restaurant, an on-site Starbucks, beautiful swimming pool with courtyard, whirlpool and free airport shuttle - making arrivals and departures a breeze. Upgrade to M Club Lounge access and enhance your stay with flexible spaces to work and premium amenities.

      The Mediterranean-style Embassy Suites Miami is an all-suite hotel with a colorful lobby and a beautiful interior atrium fresh with lush tropical landscaping. The spacious rooms include a refrigerator and microwave and two TVs with free HBO, so there’s no fighting over what to watch. This hotel includes a complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, an evening reception featuring a variety of complimentary beverages and snacks, Wi-Fi and airport shuttle service to get to and from your flight with ease.

      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 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Miami Airport & Convention Center offers you a warm chocolate chip cookie at check-in and rooms that reflect a modern Miami style. You'll get free Wi-Fi, 24-hour free airport shuttle to MIA and a large modern fitness facility. They even have a temperature-controlled tropical outdoor pool and whirlpool. If you are looking to get some bargain shopping done during your stay in Miami, this is a shopper’s paradise, adjacent to Miami International Merchandise Mart with over 200 wholesale vendors.

        The Crowne Plaza Miami International Airport hotel features a new fitness center, free Wi-Fi and a free complimentary shuttle to the airport. Here you get the Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage where you can keep wandering off in the Land of Nod a little longer in the morning from Sunday to Thursday without housekeeping coming knocking until at least 10:.00 a.m. And after that much-needed beauty rest, you may need a little extra nudge to wake up, so they guarantee to call you +/- 5 minutes of your requested wake up time – or your room is free.

          Luxury Properties with a Boutique Feel

          For the luxury-minded traveler, not only is Pullman Miami Airport Hotel one of the most upscale properties in the area, it’s also 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, fusing 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.

          Cambria 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

            No matter what your budget or style, you’ll find a hotel conveniently located near the airport in Miami that won’t break the bank.

            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 complimentary 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.

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