The Dalmar

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Location

The Dalmar is a few blocks north of the famous Las Olas neighborhood. If you walk 6 blocks south towards the River you will end up at the Cheesecake Factory and the rest of the Las Olas strip!

Do exercise caution when walking around after dark and be vigilant during the day.

Parking

Yes

Restaurants and Bars

The hotel has several onsite dining and drinking choices.

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Element Fort Lauderdale Downtown

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Location

The Element is a few blocks north of the famous Las Olas neighborhood. If you walk 6 blocks south towards the River you will end up at the Cheesecake Factory and the rest of the Las Olas strip!

Do exercise caution when walking around after dark and be vigilant during the day. It is better to use the hotel’s complimentary shuttle service.

Parking

Yes – Only valet service at $30 per night

Restaurants and Bars

The hotel has several onsite dining and drinking choices.

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Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Lauderdale Downtown/Las Olas

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Location

The Fairfield Inn is just 4 blocks away from the famous Las Olas Boulevard – home to many restaurants and bars!

Nearby you will find a Starbucks, Morton’s Steakhouse and several other options.

The area is generally safe but be cautious after dark.

Airport Shuttles

The hotel is about 5.1 miles from Fort Lauderdale Airport and plan on 18 minutes travel time.

Free Airport Shuttle – yes

Metered Taxi – $16 plus

UberX – $11

UberXL – $19

Lyft – $10.50

Lyft Plus – $19

Port Shuttles

The hotel is about 4.1 miles from the terminals at Port Everglades and plan on 18-20 minutes travel time.

Yes – $10 per person shuttle to cruise terminals

Metered Taxi – $14 plus

UberX – $10.50

UberXL – $18

Lyft – $10

Lyft Plus – $18

Parking

Yes.

Self-park only in a tight garage – $20 per night.

Restaurants and Bars

No restaurant onsite except for the standard Fairfield Inn Free Breakfast area.

Best advice is to walk or Uber/Lyft or taxi south to the Las Olas area. You can use the Cheesecake Factory as a familiar destination for your ride and then walk from there to find many restaurants and bars.

Rooms

Standard Rooms – Choose between either a KING bed or two QUEEN beds.

Suite Rooms – Choose between either a KING bed and Sofa Bed in the seating area or two QUEEN beds and a Sofa Bed in the seating area.

Pool Area

Yes. A small outdoor pool on the 4th floor.

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Riverside Hotel – Fort Lauderdale

Riverside Hotel

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Location

The Riverside is right in the middle of Las Olas! You cannot buy a better location! Restaurants and bars surround the hotel and the famous water taxi stop is just blocks away!

Riverside Hotel - Street View
Riverside Hotel – Street View (click to enlarge)

Airport Shuttles

The hotel is about 5.5 miles from Fort Lauderdale Airport and plan on 20 minutes travel time.

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

No, but the concierge can arrange shuttles at extra costs. Around $25 for up to 3 passengers.

The hotel offers Bon Voyage Packages with a $30 transport credit.

Metered Taxi – $17.50 plus

UberX – $12

UberXL – $21

Lyft – $11

Lyft Plus – $21

Port Shuttles

The hotel is about 4 miles from the terminals at Port Everglades and plan on 15-20 minutes travel time.

Does the hotel offer shuttle services to and from Port Everglades and/or Port of Miami?

No, but the concierge can arrange shuttles at extra costs. The hotel offers Bon Voyage Packages with a $30 transport credit.

Metered Taxis are not recommended due to the draw bridges and railroad tracks between the hotel and Port Everglades. If unlucky you may sit there watching the meter run while waiting for boats and train to cruise by!

Always book a fixed rate transportation service such as shuttles or Uber/Lyft.

Metered Taxi – $14 plus

UberX – $10.50

UberXL – $18

Lyft – $10

Lyft Plus – $18

 

Onsite Parking

There is a 7-story public parking garage attached to the main building with 500 spaces.

Does the hotel offer free parking during a stay?

No, but you can #82593 Riverside Hotel Garage PayByPhone   

Does the hotel offer parking during a cruise?

No, and parking here is not recommended due to the costs. Please consider other options as described on our Cruise Parking pages..

The hotel valet parking is $27 per night plus tip!

$23 per night for self-parking in the garage.

 

Riverside Hotel - Check In
Riverside Hotel – Check In on SE 4th Street (click to enlarge)

Restaurants and Bars

Does the hotel offer onsite dining and entertainment?

Absolutely!  You have no less than 5 onsite restaurants and bars to choose from! The Boathouse is uniquely located along the water…give it a try!

Boathouse at Riverside
Boathouse at Riverside
Riverside Hotel Boathouse Restaurant
Riverside Hotel Boathouse Restaurant
Riverside Hotel Boathouse Restaurant
Riverside Hotel Boathouse Restaurant

And if you have an appetite for something different, just walk out the door and look left or right for many Las Olas options – all within easy walking distance!

Rooms

Standard rooms in the newer Executive Tower (above the parking garage) are generally preferred over standard rooms in the Original Tower.

Be aware – do not assume anything is complimentary! Bottled water cost $7, etc.

The Original Tower has two types of rooms:

  • Most are Standard with either a King, A Queen or Two Queen Beds
  • There are two one-bedroom suites featuring a balcony overlooking Las Olas, a bedroom with a King bed and a living room with a wet bar (sink). The sleeper couch can sleep two. These two suites are just above the entrance doors!

The Executive Tower has four types of rooms:

  • Standard with one King or two Queen beds. These have river views.
  • Standard with one King or two Queen beds and a balcony. 
  • Standard with one King or two Queen beds and a wrap-around corner balcony.
  • Four One-bedroom suites on the 12th floor featuring a wrap-around corner alcony, a bedroom with a King or Queen bed and a living room with a wet bar (sink). The sleeper couch can sleep two.

Pool Area

Does the hotel offer pools?

Yes, a heated outdoor pool with pool service. Note the location is across the road next to the River – a bit of a walk!

Riverside Hotel Pool
Riverside Hotel Pool

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Hampton Inn Ft. Lauderdale/Downtown Las Olas Area

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Location

The Hampton Inn is a few blocks north of the famous Las Olas neighborhood. But just walking 6 blocks towards the River does not place you in the center of Las Olas! You have to turn left and walk east for 5 more blocks to get to the best part!

Unfortunately the area between the hotel and Las Olas has a history of conflict with the homeless population. So exercise caution when walking around after dark and be vigilant during the day.

To the north, the interesting Fat Village art district is just 2.5 blocks away!

The hotel offers a free shuttle service to/from destinations within a mile of the hotel – meaning you can ride free to the Cheesecake Factory (0.8 miles) in Las Olas then walk around from there.

NOTE – availability of the free shuttle around the neighborhood is NOT guaranteed.

Airport Shuttles

The hotel is about 5.7 miles from Fort Lauderdale Airport and plan on 20 minutes travel time.

Free Airport Shuttle – yes

Metered Taxi – $18 plus

UberX – $12

UberXL – $21

Lyft – $11.50

Lyft Plus – $21

Port Shuttles

The hotel is about 4.2 miles from the terminals at Port Everglades and plan on 18-20 minutes travel time.

$8 per person shuttle to cruise terminals

Metered Taxi – $14.50 plus

UberX – $10.50

UberXL – $18

Lyft – $10

Lyft Plus – $18

Parking

Covered garage is connected to the hotel via a walkway but you MUST use valet parking ($20 per night).

Do ask about the Bon Voyage Package – it includes two round-trip Port transfers, two free drink vouchers and 7-days parking.

Restaurants and Bars

No restaurant onsite except for the standard Hampton Free Breakfast area.

There is a small full service bar serving basic bar food such as pizza, wings, etc.

Best advice is to Uber/Lyft or taxi south to the Las Olas area ($7 or so). You can use the Cheesecake Factory as a familiar destination for your ride and then walk from there to find many restaurants and bars.

Or use the free hotel shuttle as described above (availability not guaranteed).

Rooms

Most of the rooms offer either a KING bed or two QUEEN beds.

For a slightly larger room, ask for a KING Study Room. These have a King Bed and a Sleeper Couch.

Pool Area

Yes. An outdoor pool

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