In search of production-friendly lodging for your film, music, entertainment and theatrical cast & crew? Explore hotels ranging from luxury to design/boutique or moderate to budget-friendly.
Stay minutes from the FLL airport or Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport in order to whisk your team in and out for overnight productions shoots, concerts and theatrical needs or head deeper into the heart of Greater Fort Lauderdale and explore life like a local.
For those with an affinity for swanky interiors, modern decor, and sleek architecture, the area’s boutique/design hotels will exceed your expectations with some of the chicest choices that Greater Fort Lauderdale has available! Want 1950s glamour with updated amenities? Many of the properties listed—including the Royal Palms Resort and Spa, Tara Hotel, and Riverside Hotel —have been recently renovated, giving travelers the best of both worlds!
Those who want to save money may prefer a budget option, where deals meet brand name chains. Choose from well-known properties like the Ramada or Best Western, or opt for a unique local property, like the Manta Ray Inn, which even offers premium views of sand dunes and a lifeguard stand for flawless beach shots.
Moderately Priced Hotels
Selections in the moderately priced category frequently offer the same conveniences as higher-end locations at a fraction of the cost. Enjoy the Tiki Bar at the Beachcomber, free breakfast at Embassy Suites, and, of course, stunning views ideal for filming!
Are you traveling with a crew or do you operate best with some of the comforts of home? Many options include linked rooms, suites, or even kitchenettes. The area’s diverse hotel choices range from family-friendly bungalows to oversized suites with urban aesthetics. It’s all up to you!
Travelers expecting a bit more decadence—including on-site florists, shoe shine stations, and even tennis courts—will be delighted with the luxury property selections. Partake in premier beaches and serene heated pools, explore life in the Everglades, or play a round of golf at the Bonaventure Country Club, located just a quarter-mile from the Bonaventure Resort & Spa.
After a day on set, lounge in a cabana or relax at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale’s spa where you can delight in massage, or simply keep yourself camera-ready with facials, waxing, and hair and nail care. At sunset, hit the bar scene, or head out on the waterway for cocktails aboard one of the many ships or cruises. Once the nightcap’s done, cuddle up in lush bedding looking out at breathtaking oceanfront views of Florida’s Gold Coast from your private terrace. In the morning, make your way down to a breakfast buffet, or stay in with 24-hour room service including fresh-squeezed juices and a variety of other menu options.
At Lago Mar Beach Resort & Club, dining favorites include outdoor service at the Seagrape Terrace, a prix fixe of modern American cuisine at Acquario, and even a soda shop where you can indulge in ice cream treats or stick with healthier options like sugar-free cookies and protein shakes. Celebrity chefs and world-class mixologists grace the kitchens and bars at The Diplomat, and those looking for an extra-special night out can head to the Marriott Fort Lauderdale Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, where you can spend your evening savoring a carefully selected tasting menu while barefoot in the sand.
No matter what your hotel needs are, Greater Fort Lauderdale has plenty of options to create the perfect stay!