Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > Practical Advice > Hotels
Register Forgot Password?

Hotels Recommendations for the best places to stay pre/post cruise.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old July 16th, 2005, 04:54 PM
Karyn's Avatar
Senior Member
First Mate
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 201
Default Miami Bayside hotels

Looking for lodging convenient to Bayside. Or w/ shuttle to Bayside. Thanks.
Oh...by the way. How far is this from the airport? How far to the port? My only time in Miami we went from airport to the ship and never got a feel of it.
Do the hotels have shuttles? Cost vs cab...
And you thought I only had one question....
Karyn
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old July 16th, 2005, 06:27 PM
Senior Member
Cruise Maniac
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Florida
Posts: 148
Default Re: Miami Bayside hotels

The most popular hotels in the Downtown Miami area are:

Intercontinental Downtown
Marriott Biscayne Bay
Doubletree Biscayne Bay
Radisson Biscayne Bay
Hyatt Regency Downtown
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown
Comfort Inn Miami Downtown

There are other hotels in the area, but the ones above seem to draw the fewest complaints. The Holiday Inn Downtown and the Days Inn Downtown are normally cheaper than any of the above hotels (and pretty popular due to their price), but most people advise against staying at these two due to cleanliness/safety once they have stayed there. Bottom line is you get what you pay for.

The Downtown and Port areas are about a 15-20 minute cab ride from the airport. None of the downtown hotels have a shuttle from the Airport to the hotel, with the exception of the Days Inn, and that is only because that hotel is actually between the airport and downtown. Almost all have a shuttle or are a $10 cab ride from the hotel to the Port.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old July 19th, 2005, 02:58 PM
Sandy Gerth
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Miami Bayside hotels

Karyn:

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Downtown (right across the street from Bayside) in April 2005 and had no problems either with our room or safety concerns.

Sandy
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old July 28th, 2005, 07:54 PM
Junior Member
Beginner
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 3
Default Re: Miami Bayside hotels

Am glad to see your comments about the Holiday Inn at Bayside. My family has rooms there for Nov 26th, Sailing on the Exployer on Sunday . Since I was the one to take
care of all that , I was hoping it would be nice . 2 dtrs and sons-in laws and
one mother in law and myself the other mother in law. We can hardly wait.
My cruise # 3 and the other mother in law 's first. . By the way, we all get along
wonderfully..
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old August 5th, 2005, 04:16 PM
Senior Member
Cruise Maniac
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Posts: 102
Default Re: Re: Miami Bayside hotels

We've stayed at the Holiday Inn Port of Miami at least 5-6 times. We've never had a problem with security/safety issues. It is true that you should not meander too far from the hotel at night, but it is perfectly safe to walk nearby. We've always gone across the street to Bayside Market for dinner and never had a problem. I would highly recommend this hotel.
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old August 7th, 2005, 12:59 PM
Senior Member
Cruise Maniac
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 177
Send a message via AIM to CruzNLexi
Default Re: Miami Bayside hotels

The last 2 times we have had a car and stayed on SB but this time we are flying and are staying at the Holiday Inn I may try to get priceline. But with the Holiday Inn you go right across the street to Bayside the Hyatt, Mariott it is a little bit of a walk and at night I suggest a tax1 as Miami can not be the safest place on earth.
Lexi
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
bayside, holiday, holtels, inn, miami

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ft. Lauderdale airport to Miami "bayside hotels" cruisebum Chit - Chat for Cruisers 7 September 10th, 2007 11:43 AM
Miami airport to pier to Bayside bigtrigger Ask CruiseMates Staff 3 February 10th, 2005 12:45 PM
Bayside Marketplace (Miami) loves Spike Norwegian Cruise Lines 3 March 21st, 2004 07:15 PM
Miami hotels near bayside market carol Ask CruiseMates Staff 2 January 30th, 2002 06:07 PM
U in Miami 9/14? Bash At Bayside. awaits Kuki Chit - Chat for Cruisers 0 September 9th, 2001 08:57 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:08 AM.
design by: Themes by Design

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1