Originally Posted by tison1200
I have a few questions reguarding cruising out of Miami.
1. How far is the airport from the terminal?
2. What hotels would you recomend if a person flies in the night before a cruise? Is there a hotel that offers transfers from the airport to the hotel and then again to the port the following day?
Thanks for any info you have to share!
I don't know the actual distance but it is a $25 cab ride.
There are number of nice hotels close to the port. Hilton Biscayne Bay, Intercontinental Dowtown, Marriott Biscayne Bay, Hyatt Regency Downtown. All are a $10 - $12 cab ride away. None of these have cruise port shuttle but a taxi is a better way to IMO.
There are some airport hotels that offer a pay shuttle to the port. i.e. Hilton Airport, Best Western Premier Airport.
My best advice is to try Priceline and bid 4 star on a dowtown location. Lately the prices haven't been as good but you can get something for around $100.
If you want something less expensive go for 3 star or 2.5 star by the airport. You should be able to get a decent hotel for $75 or less.