[b][color=blue]Renaissance Fort Lauderdale has a fantastic rate & will not last.
Google maps shows 4-miles from Airport to Renaissance Hotel about 10-minutes.
[color=green]1-block from Port Everglades (North Enterance)
3-blocks from mid port (Solstice Pier)
Pricing obtained on 9/2/2008 for 2-adults for Sat. 11/29/2008
On-Line Rate [color=red] ($154.30 includes tax).
AAA Rate ($143.19 includestax).
Senior 62+ Rate ($130.98 includes tax). You may want to check other discounts that are available.
Renaissance Fort Lauderdale http://www.marriott.com/default.mi
1617 Southeast 17th Street
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316 USA
Sales fax: 1-954-626-1752
$$$ Bimini Boatyard
1555 Southeast 17th Street Causeway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: +1 954 525 7400
Hours: M-Th 11:30a-10:30p, F-Sa 11:30a-11p, Su 11a-10p [size=12]
Other places to eat with-in walking distance of the Renaissance Hotel include $$$ Sushi, $$ Thai, $ Coffee shop, $ Sub Sandwish shop.
Hidden next to the Renaissance Hotel is a Authenic $ French Pastry Shop, it is in the same center as Renaissance Hotel along with Bimini Boat Yard Restaurant.
The Renaissance is where we booked, too. It is a very good rate and right on Hotel row on SE 17th st. This is about $60 ceaper than when I looked two months ago, so I suggest grabbing this while it is still available.
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