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Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Our bartender Carmese was amazing! She has such wonderful hospitality, she makes you feel at home. I loved watching her work and interact with all the guests including the little ones! She is such a breath of fresh air! She really took care of our group and was always very aware of the surroundings. She made sure everyone was taken...

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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Carmese and her entire staff are simply wonderful. Very attentive and always trying to put a smile on your face. Food was also really good. There was live soft rock music playing that just fit the mood of the bar and hotel perfectly.

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New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 10 February 2017

My wife, daughter and I booked this hotel because of our frequent use of Marriott properties and because it was near the Ft. Lauderdale cruise port. Mistake. We were delayed by more than 15 hours in flying from New England to Florida by a snow storm. I alerted the hotel we would be very late. I even did an early...

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Erika S, Manager at Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chris M, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay at our hotel. We are very sorry to hear that you experience went bad. We did not meet your expectations and we apologize for it. We have addressed the situation with the appropriate team for improvement. We hope to be considered again next time...

Denton, Texas
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I travel a lot and she is absolutely the nicest and best employee ever!!! I absolutely love her and I think every employee should be just like her!!!!! She is the only reason we keep coming back The hotel is nice also! Great location

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canada
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We were staying one night after cruise. arrived at hotel around 930 didn't get a room till near 1.00pm. long wait . didn't know there were comfy lounge area by pool we could have had a nap. had to wait for seat for breakfast when we arrived, then after we got a table I had to ask 4 times for...

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Reviewed 5 February 2017

One of the closest hotels to the Cruise Port that also offers parking and a shuttle to the ships. It has a nice lobby bar and a bistro. Its next to The Boatyard to additional dining and nightlife. Parking and the shuttle is arranged by airport park dot com.

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The location is a huge selling point of this property. It's about a 20 minute walk to the beach. There is a restaurant and coffee bar in the lobby. A very safe location with numerous shops and restaurants within walking distance. I will stay again in April when I visit for business.

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Nice room, bed, bathroom. Good and fair priced breakfast. Only the women in the cafe attached to the front desk was rude as h*ll, we said down half hour before closing ( after front desk told us that was fine ) just for one drink. As we said down she yelled he ladies I'm coming to you in a sec...

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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The only thing good about our stay was the location. It is in a good spot if you are getting on a cruise ship. Our room had a moldy/mildew smell. The other people we were traveling with had the same smell in their room. Everything at this place is also expensive. Three draft beers and a wine at the bar...

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Erika B, Manager at Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 406Foodie, Thank you for your valuable feedback. We are sorry to read that you did not enjoy your stay at our hotel. We shared your comments with our team for follow up. We also appreciate your concerns regarding our prices. Our food & beverage pricing is comparable to like hotels in our general market. We would love to have...

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Have stayed at this hotel several times before our cruise. Debra, at the front desk was very friendly. We were given a room on the 12th floor facing the cruise port so we saw our ship first thing in the morning. BUT it was the noisiest night we've had. I'm assuming the air conditioner compressors were on the roof above...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel

Address: 1617 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range: €131 - €329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 236
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Also Known As:
Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel Florida
Fort Lauderdale Renaissance
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#33 Romantic Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#37 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
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“Tip, if you have a Marriot Rewards Number, your wifi is free!”
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“There are rooms with a view of the cruise ships.”
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“Don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles J1857PGchrism, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There is a concierge that is open Sun PM - Friday AM to qualified guests”
 of 5 bubbles billepierce, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“12th floor can be very noisy from ???????”
 of 5 bubbles Enjoy2travel, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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