Top 12 Party Hotels In Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Updated 2024

Natália Cagnani
Natália Cagnani 
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Known as the Venice of America, Fort Lauderdale has many canals to be explored by water taxi. The waters of the famous city in the Sunshine State also feature a three-tiered coral reef system. Its surroundings received the title “Yachting Capital of the World”. With 37 kilometers (22.9 miles) of golden shoreline in Florida, the destination is a beachside metropolis framed by a blue sky, sunny weather, swaying palm trees, and a friendly atmosphere. This combination is the perfect start to enjoying happy hour, live performances, exciting things to do at night, or lively parties every day. If you want to celebrate during your vacation or getaway, keep reading for more info on the top party hotels in Fort Lauderdale, Florida!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 06, 2024.

1. The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale (from USD 799)

This beachfront luxury property rests 6.1 mi (9.82 km) away from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The impeccably designed accommodations offer surreal views of the Atlantic Ocean from the balconies. Equipped with modern conveniences, the rooms and suites come fitted with plush beds for comfortable sleeping.

At the in-house restaurant, Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits, guests can savor farm-to-table spreads in a relaxing atmosphere or hang out in one of the private cabanas by the pool and sip on a tropical drink. The property also features a wellness spa where guests can rejuvenate and destress with a native cleansing ritual. A heated pool lets you unwind with a relaxing swim. Guests who like to party with a drink in hand can enjoy a happy hour with martinis, prosecco, wine, and charcuterie boards at select prices.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
2.5 km (1.6 mi) from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

2. W Fort Lauderdale (from USD 364)

Steps away from Fort Lauderdale Beach, this premier property offers stunning accommodations in the heart of the city. The guest rooms are nothing like the conventional ones and successfully create a home-away-from-home experience for every kind of traveler. Guests who want to indulge themselves some more can book a residential suite that features a well-equipped kitchen, a large balcony, a bright and airy living room, and a uber-cozy bedroom.

Hop inside Steak 954 for delectable spreads of dry-aged meats and signature cocktails. The on-site gym lets you break a sweat after a holiday-heavy lunch. Yoga enthusiasts can avail of beach yoga classes.

WET® BAR & GRILL features all the party action. The rooftop pool has loungers on the deck by the poolside where you can lounge the evening away with a drink while grooving to the cool beats of DJs mixing lively tracks. VIP experiences and bottle service are available.

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W Fort Lauderdale

Address: 401 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
1.93 km (1.2 mi) from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

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3. Rodeway Inn & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port (from USD 169)

Just a few minutes from the famous Hard Rock Cafe, this property is one of the best hotels in Fort Lauderdale if you are looking to let your hair down. It offers free shuttle service — from and to the airport — and it’s close to the Port Everglades cruise. This accommodation broadcasts live sports events, and hosts live music, happy hour, stand-up comedy, and karaoke nights to entertain the guests. Settled in a historic-style building, the hotel also features an outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub, and a patio.

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Rodeway Inn & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 2440 West State Road 84/ Marina Boulevard
9.48 km (5.9 mi) from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

4. Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach (from USD 349)

Can you imagine a party surrounded by stunning views of the ocean? That’s the picture of your vacation at Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach. In this beachfront property, travelers can enjoy wine, cheese, and a special house cocktail during the Meet & Greet every Sunday - Friday — accompanied by the Atlantic Ocean. Even the rooms of this fun hotel in Fort Lauderdale have wide windows facing the ocean or the park for a pleasant stay. After celebrating at a party, in the heated outdoor pool, or on the beach — a few steps away — there is a spa waiting for you with Swedish massages and other amenities, or a yoga session any Saturday.

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Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 999 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
883 meters (0.6 ft) from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

5. The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort (from USD 431)

With direct beach access via a skywalk, The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort offers the sands on your fingers experience. After all, it’s located beachside with a 24-hour fitness center and an outdoor heated pool with views of the Atlantic Ocean. The Waves Bar & Grill has drinks, while Lona Cocina Tequileria serves a selection of agave-centric craft cocktails, freshly-made margaritas, house-made sangrias, and more. There are happy hour and evening entertainment for the guests, besides a spa treatment to relax after a night out.

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The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
2.09 km (1.3 mi) from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

6. Residence Inn by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal (from USD 417)

The Marriott is one of the most distinguished hotel chains in the world. The brand has a representative in the list of the best party hotels in Fort Lauderdale. With happy hours and an outdoor fireplace for gatherings, the newly redesigned Residence Inn by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal is specialized in extended stays. So if you are planning a long trip to Florida, check this place before booking. All suites boast fully equipped kitchens and a private balcony to enjoy scenic views of this cosmopolitan city. There is even a boat dock available to guests.

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Residence Inn by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 3333 Northeast 32nd Avenue
2.73 km (1.7 mi) from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

7. Bahia Mar - Fort Lauderdale Beach - DoubleTree by Hilton (from USD 279)

Hilton hotel chain is also a famous brand worldwide, and it features one of the best party hotels in Fort Lauderdale. With evening entertainment for guests, the resort offers a private and convenient walkway to Fort Lauderdale Beach. There is an outdoor pool, tennis courts, and water sports facilities. At Bahia Mar – Fort Lauderdale Beach – DoubleTree by Hilton, you can taste drinks and appetizers or à la carte options at the bar or in the poolside restaurant. Lobby Café the 801 offers happy hour with signature cocktail specials.

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Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach - DoubleTree by Hilton

Wheelchair accessible

Address: 801 Seabreeze Boulevard
3.57 km (2.3 mi) from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

8. Sea Club Ocean Resort (from USD 120)

Only a street separates this nautical-themed hotel from the beach. Surrounded by a relaxed atmosphere and within walking distance facilities, Sea Club Ocean Resort is also close to the nightlife in Fort Lauderdale. Before going out to party, travelers can enjoy dinner and drinks with ocean views at the on-site restaurant The Deck. The favorite hotel for celebrities, like Jayne Mansfield, offers evening entertainment to make your stay more pleasant. Despite the renovation, it still keeps the original charm, elegance, and style from 1951, when it was built.

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Sea Club Ocean Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 619 Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
1.47 km (1.0 mi) from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

9. Ocean Beach Palace (from USD 136)

With a happy hour for vibrant guests, Ocean Beach Palace is located only a five-minute walk from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Taking a walk to the beach is a good way to unwind and relax after hanging out with friends to have some drinks. This hotel has an outdoor pool and a sun terrace so you can spend your vacation enjoying everything with no worries at all. Rooms offer a microwave and a small refrigerator.

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Ocean Beach Palace

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 4041 North Ocean Boulevard
3.63 km (2.3 mi) from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Business centre Facilities for disabled guests

10. TRYP by Wyndham Maritime Fort Lauderdale (from USD 189)

Are you looking for a modern retreat in Fort Lauderdale? There might be an option for you. TRYP by Wyndham Maritime Fort Lauderdale offers a sophisticated experience to receive every traveler. One of the most popular things to do is enjoying the movie nights. The hotel broadcasts live sports events and hosts happy hours. Anchored in the four-star Marina Bay, the boat-inspired and nautical-themed accommodation features furnishing from the designer Ignacio Edenburg. More fun can be found in the basketball court, the outdoor swimming pool, and in the bar — with signature cocktails, craft beers, and wine.

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Maritime Hotel Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 2161 Maritime Blvd
9.05 km (5.7 mi) from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

11. B Ocean Resort (from USD 265)

This iconic South Florida resort, built in 1956, was once known by the name of Yankee Clippers and guested icons like Marilyn Monroe and Robert De Niro. With a contemporary look, B Ocean Resort is nestled on the white sands of a private beach in Fort Lauderdale. From the comfort of the beach lounges, guests can order food and beverages. There are private cabanas for a more VIP experience, besides happy hour and evening entertainment. That’s where the fun begins with a one-of-a-kind mermaid show at the world-famous Wreck Bar accompanied by tiki cocktails. The live performances take place Thursday through Sunday.

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B Ocean Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1140 Seabreeze Boulevard
4.09 km (2.6 mi) from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

12. Royal Beach Palace (from USD 197)

With four outdoor heated pools and a tiki bar — perfect to host a happy hour with refreshing cocktails — Royal Beach Palace is only an eight-minute walk to the beach. The hotel is close to the artistic side of Fort Lauderdale and the wildlife at Bonnet House Museum and Gardens. The warm and friendly atmosphere is ideal for a family vacation or a trip with friends to celebrate. Overnight stopover also comes in handy due to the proximity to the airport and cruise ships.

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Royal Beach Palace

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 3711 North Ocean Boulevard
3.23 km (2.1 mi) from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing

Enjoy the canals of Fort Lauderdale while celebrating

Amid one drink and another in the best party hotels in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, discover the beautiful landscape shaped by the canals and fun things to do. Join visitors from around the world in gondola rides, happy hours, and live performances rocked by the stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and the cosmopolitan feel of the city. Did you like these places to stay? Share this list of the best party hotels in Fort Lauderdale on social media with your friends and family while packing to the Sunshine State!

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Frequently asked questions about party hotels in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1. Which party hotels in Fort Lauderdale have a hot tub?

If you would like to rejuvenate with a deep soak in a hot tub after having partied the night away, it would be a good idea to book a party hotel with a hot tub in Fort Lauderdale. A good option is Rodeway Inn & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port. The Deluxe King Room Non-Smoking has a spa tub for relaxation.

2. Which party hotels in Fort Lauderdale have parking?

Most of the party hotels in and near Fort Lauderdale provide guest car parking facilities on the premises. You can check out some of the best ones such as Rodeway Inn & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port, Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach, The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, or Residence Inn by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal for on-site parking.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Natalia, known as Naty, is a freelance writer, travel enthusiast, and photography lover residing in Brazil. She finds equal delight in Japanese culture, K-pop music, writing, traveling, and...Read more

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