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Old 12-08-2009, 10:14 PM
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Smile Best family fun hotel in FLL or Miami

Heading into Fort Lauderdale or Miami for a pre-cruise vacation. Can anyone recommend a fun resort for families that is moderately priced?

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Old 12-08-2009, 11:54 PM
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Originally Posted by southt00 View Post
Heading into Fort Lauderdale or Miami for a pre-cruise vacation. Can anyone recommend a fun resort for families that is moderately priced?

From which port are you cruising? That would make quite a difference since both have some very nice hotels close ennough to the port to see the ships come and go the day before or arrive to pick you up the morning of your sailing?
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Old 12-27-2009, 12:06 AM
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Default Flying into Miami, Sailing fromFLL

Thanks...We would prefer to stay in Fort Lauderdale but if there was a resort worth staying in Miami or in between, we would consider it.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 07-25-2011, 01:12 PM
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Default Grand Beach Hotel

Hi there,

I just posted this response to someone else on the Cruise Critic website but I thought it might also help you.

We are also going on a pre-cruise vacation to Miami and we booked the Grand Beach Hotel through SkyAuction.com at a rate that was about 60% less than their published rates.

It seems like a good hotel for families but there are also other listings for hotels between Miami and Fort Lauderdale on there.

Basically you bid and, if you win the auction, you give them your travel dates. If the dates aren't available then you aren't on the hook for the $$$. I've used them before and it's been a great service.
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