Candlewood Suites

Candlewood Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise

Introduction to the Candlewood Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport Cruise Port near Port Everglades

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This Candlewood Suites is not far from the State Road 84 entrance of Port Everglades.

It is a leafy business area and the hotel is across the (wide and busy) road from the Southland Shopping Center where you will find anything you need last-minute for your cruise! Good restaurants, a grocery store (with pharmacy), a liquor store, fast food and several shops.

Southland Shopping
Southland Shopping

This area is an excellent choice for cruisers looking for hotel values near the cruise terminals.

Candlewood Suites
Candlewood Suites

Airport Shuttles

The hotel is about 3.1 miles from Fort Lauderdale Airport and plan on 12 – 15 minutes travel time.

Does the hotel offer shuttle services to and from Fort Lauderdale Airport?

Yes. Free shuttle service between certain hours.

Metered Taxi – $11 plus

UberX – $8.50

UberXL – $14

Lyft – $8.50

Lyft Plus – $14

Candlewood Suites - Shuttle Van
Candlewood Suites – Shuttle Van

Port Shuttles

The hotel is about 2.9 miles from the furthest terminals at Port Everglades and plan on 15 minutes travel time.

Does the hotel offer shuttle services to and from Port Everglades?

Yes. $10 per person. One-way shuttle included in Park & Cruise Packages

Metered Taxi – $10.50 plus

UberX – $8.50

UberXL – $14

Lyft – $8.50

Lyft Plus – $14

Onsite Parking

Does the hotel offer free parking during a stay?


Does the hotel offer parking during a cruise?

Yes. Up to 7 days included in the Park and Cruise Package. Additional nights are $10 per night. Also consider other options as described on our Cruise Parking pages.

Restaurants and Bars

Does the hotel offer onsite dining and entertainment?

No. Just the standard Candlewood Cupboard where you can purchase breakfast, coffee, snacks, etc. and prepare it in your room.

If you have an appetite for something different, walk across the street to the shopping mall. Or you can enjoy breakfast at the sister hotel Holiday Inn next door for a small fee ($5 or so).


All suites offer a spacious kitchen with everything you need for an extended stay.

You can choose between:

  • Studio Suites – one Queen (sleeps 2) or two Double beds (sleeps 4)
  • One Bedroom Suites – one Queen Bed with a double sleeper sofa (sleeps 4)


Is a pool available?


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