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Old January 10th, 2008, 07:42 PM
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Default Hotel for night prior Miami ?

Any night prior hotel recomondations for Miami if leaving from the Royal Caribbean Terminal ? Would like to maybe see some sights but not be to far from the airport or terminal.

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Old January 10th, 2008, 08:56 PM
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We stayed at the Best Western Airport.
The airport is a 20 minute cab ride to the port.
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Old January 11th, 2008, 08:50 AM
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We recently stayed at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Very near the cruise port, close to Bayside Marketplace.
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Old January 11th, 2008, 09:44 AM
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We are staying at the Whydam...I am told it is close to the pier. It looks like a decent hotel. We booked it through RCL so they should know what they are doing I suppose (hope).
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Try the Intercontinental with the bayside view. You will be looking right at the cruise terminals. Great view.

Less expensive is the Holiday Inn Port of Miami on Biscayne Blvd.

Both are a 3 minute ride to the cruise terminal.
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IMO, Intercontinental or Holiday Inn Port of Miami (cheaper) both next to Bayside Market.
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the red roof inn near the airport has free shutlle service to the cruise terminal from 12:00 on
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I would go on Priceline, pick a hotel area either near the airport or downtown Miami, pick at least 4 stars, and start with a bid of $50. We've done that 3 times, each time we ended up paying about $75-80 for a room, and got 3 different hotels, one time the courtyard Marriott downtown, one time the Marriott by the airport, and one time the Wyndham by the airport if I remember correctly.

All 3 hotels were great, and since you pick the #of minimum stars you want the hotel to be, you really can't go wrong.

Hope that helps, Priceline has worked out great for us when we need one night before a cruise.
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We stayed at the Hyatt Downtown, which was fine, but if I stayed in Miami again, I'd do the Intercontinental - much better view and nice than the Holiday Inn.
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