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The Best Hotels in Dania Beach, Florida and Fun Things to Do

bigstock-Number-Six-71785441.jpgLocated at Broward County, Dania Beach is a key city within the South Florida Metropolitan area.  With its close proximity to the airport and other cities including Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood, the fun coastal city offers many fabulous leisure facilities. From its “Blue Wave Beaches” and Dania Beach Pier, the city is known for its amusement parks and Dania Jai Alai.  

The unique game, originating from the Basque region of Spain, is recognized as the fastest ball sport in the world, with speeds upwards of 180 mph. Watch the game or take part in parimutuel betting.  A trip to IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum is also a top activity to do in Dania Beach.


Love antique shopping? Dig in, as Dania Beach is known as “The Antique Capital of the South”



Visit Akiba Antiques for fine arts and auction services, or go to the Antiques Supermarket to buy and sell treasures.  They carry a large variety of chandeliers, furniture, paintings, sculptures, and home decor.  Other notable stores which are all located on Federal Highway in the Dania Beach Antique District include Candlelite Antiques, Alan's Antiques, and Dania Antique and Jewelry Arcade.


As a busy and well-visited destination, Dania Beach Florida hotels offer a wide selection and variation. Price range, location, and target market, it is easy to find a hotel that can suit every personal preference. The city has luxury, budget, as well as best value hotels. Hotels present in the area are mostly from hotel brands but there are a few independent hotels operating in Dania Beach, Florida.


Some of the recommended hotels in Dania Beach are Residence Inn, Cambria Hotel & Suites, Super 8, Motel 6, and Hyatt House


Residence Inn Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port

Parents sitting on bed with daughter and having breakfast at home.jpegOffering studio suite accommodations, Residence Inn Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port is one of the upscale and best Dania Beach Florida hotels. Guests can pick a one or two-bedroom suite, all while enjoying large spaces and up-to-date amenities. Each suite has its own fully equipped kitchen with separate living area. For extra family sleeping space, a pullout sofa is available. Business travelers will appreciate the ergonomic work desk. Rates are inclusive of breakfast buffet, with a beer and wine social every weekend. This nice hotel has an outdoor pool, fitness center, convenience store, and plenty of business and meeting space. The airport is less than 4 miles away and beautiful Hollywood Beach is just 8 miles from the hotel.


Cambria Hotel & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport South & Cruise Port

Another worth-every-penny hotel in Dania Beach is Cambria Hotel & Suites. Asthetically pleasing with its art-deco architectural design, suites have all the amenities to ensure great stays including flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, a kitchen, and large living areas. Parking is available and cruise terminal and airport shuttles are complimentary. To relax at this property, Cambria offers a hot tub, pool with sundeck, laid-back bar, and an in-house restaurant.

Many attractions can be reached by walking from the hotel including K1 Speed go-cart racing or the Gallery of Amazing Things The iconic building, once home to the Graves Museum of Archeology and Natural History, was restored in 2012 and converted to venue space for weddings, mitzvahs, fundraisers, and special events.  Also visit the Casino at Dania Beach to see live Jai Alai games, play poker or slots, or simply to wine and dine.


Super 8 Dania Fort Lauderdale Airport

Dania Beach Marina Aerial.jpgFor guests looking for cheap Dania Beach Florida hotels, check into the Super 8 . The airport is just a 3-minute drive and the Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park (formerly John U. Lloyd Beach State Park) is less than 10 minutes by car. Rooms are tidy and spacious with the right amenities such as mini fridges, microwave, and coffeemaker. Continental breakfast, shuttle services to the airport or cruise terminal, and on-site parking are complimentary.


Motel 6 Dania Beach

Another hotel offering inexpensive rooms is Motel 6 Dania Beach. For guests going to Jai Alai, this is the best place to stay as Motel 6 is only 6 minutes away on foot. Other nearby attractions are the state park, beach and IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum. Rooms have private bathrooms with granite countertops and there is a flat-screen TV as well as a Wi-Fi connection. Free coffee is available every morning along with parking, an outdoor pool, and laundry services.


Hyatt House Fort Lauderdale Airport and Cruise Port

Palm Tree Near Walk Way.jpgStay at this hotel if you prefer a contemporary and residential vibe. Enjoy one or two bedroom suites fitted with a fully equipped kitchen and separate living and sleeping space for an extended stay.  Or, select a studio for a quick in-and-out trip if you are heading out of Everglades Cruise Port. 

This property offers complimentary Wi-Fi, breakfast with an omelet bar, an airport shuttle, and has other fabulous amenities.  Enjoy the outdoor pool, BBQ pit, patio, a 24/7 fitness facility, evening socials Mon- Thu, a 24-hour market, grocery services, same-day dry cleaning, onsite coin laundry, and a business center. 


The Hyatt House also offers pet-friendly suites for a non-refundable fee of $75 for a one to six-night stay.  An additional cleaning fee of $100 is accessed for longer stays.  A maximim of 2 dogs under 50 pounds are permitted with the maximim total weight being 75 pounds.


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Topics: Florida