15 Best Hotels Near Port Canaveral in Florida
Nestled off the picturesque coast of Florida, Cape Canaveral is a peninsula situated about 45 miles (a 1-hour drive) from the Orlando International Airport. It is home to Port Canaveral, one of the busiest ports in the world and the gateway to boundless adventures on the high seas!
When starting your cruise in Port Canaveral (or in any other cruise port), I always suggest you arrive at least a day earlier to avoid any potential stress caused by flight delays, cancelations, etc. This guide aims to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the 15 best hotels in close proximity to Port Canaveral, taking into consideration the budget and personal preferences.
I’ve covered the top-rated hotels in Port Canaveral area (located a 5-minute drive from the cruise terminal) and those in Cocoa Beach (located a 10-20 minute drive from the port). All hotels are situated within a short drive from Cape Canaveral’s main attractions such as Kennedy Space Center (a 20-35 minute drive). If you prefer to stay in one of the hotels near Orlando Airport, I suggest you read my article 12 Best Hotels Near Orlando Airport for Cruisers
15 Best Hotels Near Port Canaveral in Florida
Located less than a 5-minute drive from Port Canaveral, Hampton Inn & Suites Cape Canaveral Cruise Port, Fl is a cozy spot offering modern, comfortable rooms and a wide variety of facilities including private parking and fast free Wi-Fi. An outdoor swimming pool and a fitness center are available for you to enjoy before you set sail and a yummy continental breakfast guarantees you start your day right.
Address: 9004 Astronaut Blvd, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920, United States
Nestled just a short 1.5 miles away from Cape Canaveral Beach and less than a 5-minute drive from Port Canaveral, Home2 Suites By Hilton Cape Canaveral Cruise Port has it all: a cool outdoor pool, your very own parking spot, a fitness center, and a chill shared lounge. Rooms here are spacious and cozy and come with a fridge to keep your snacks cool. If you fancy a drink, head over to the hotel’s bar for some fun times, and if you love a good grill – there’s even a barbecue area! The hotel features facilities for disabled guests and a private kitchen in all suites.
Address: 9004 Astronaut Blvd., Cape Canaveral, FL 32920, United States
3. Radisson Resort at the Port ★★★
Radisson Resort at the Port is a popular pre-cruise stay as it’s just 1.3 miles from the cruise ships and the Atlantic Ocean is practically a stone’s throw away. The rooms are spacious and have everything you need – a microwave, a little fridge, and coffee stuff. A private tennis court, fitness center and game room are waiting for you for some fun, while a cool outdoor pool and a hot tub are there for some serious relaxation. When hunger strikes, head over to Flamingo’s Restaurant and Lounge for delicious American dishes with a Florida twist. Also, do not miss Tiki Bar by the pool where you can enjoy live entertainment and awesome Caribbean-style drinks.
Address: 8701 Astronaut Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920, United States
Situated just a short 5-minute drive from the cruise port, The Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Port Canaveral, FL features bright, modernly designed rooms fully equipped with facilities like a microwave, fridge, and coffee machine for your convenience. A spa and wellness center along with a fitness center and an outdoor swimming pool offer ultimate pre-cruise relaxation, while a laundry room can also be accessed by guests. The hotel’s got options for long-term parking if you need it.
Address: 9009 Astronaut Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920, United States
Nestled only a 5-minute drive from Port Canaveral, Homewood Suites by Hilton Cape Canaveral-Cocoa Beach is another super cool place where you can stay before you embark on your ship. Beautiful, cozy rooms are fully equipped with a flat-screen TV, fast Wi-Fi, and a private kitchen with microwave, refrigerator and dishwasher. You can also use the hotel’s laundry room, business center, and meeting rooms, and if you love basketball – they’ve got a court for you!
Address: 9000 Astronaut Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920, United States
Located only 1.5 miles from Port Canaveral cruise terminal, SpringHill Suites by Marriott Cape Canaveral Cocoa Beach features cool stuff like concierge services and free bikes. The modernly designed suites are roomy and if you need relaxation – a hot tub, an outdoor swimming pool and a sun terrace are waiting for you! The hotel also offers on-site private parking and a bar-restaurant serving delicious American breakfast.
Address: 655 West Central Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, 32920, United States
The beachfront Holiday Inn Club Vacations Cape Canaveral Beach Resort lies 1.7 miles from Port Canaveral and it’s like a dream come true – they’ve got a water park with an outdoor pool, a cool water slide, and even a lazy river. Plus, you can hit the beach directly and there’s a special play area for kids too. Rooms here have everything you need, like a microwave, fridge, and coffee stuff. And some rooms even have a full kitchen. Additional facilities include on-site mini golf, free parking, a fitness center and a bar restaurant.
Address: 1000 Shorewood Drive, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920, United States
Formerly owned by America’s very first astronauts, La Quinta Inn Cocoa Beach-Port Canaveral is located around 5.5 miles (a 10-minute drive) south of Port Canaveral. This cozy hotel boasts spacious, fully-equipped rooms, a warm outdoor pool, a tasty continental breakfast with hot and cold treats, and even a shuffleboard. Free parking and a spa and fitness center are available. If you’re up for some exploring, Cocoa Beach Pier and the gigantic Ron Jon Surf Shop are only 2 miles away. And if you’re into history or space, the Patrick Air Force Base is around 7 miles from here, while the Kennedy Space Center lies about 22 miles away (a 35-minute drive).
Address: 1275 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931, United States
Nestled just a quick 3-minute walk to the beach, the cool Atlantic Ocean, and the Cocoa Beach Pier, Days Inn by Wyndham Cocoa Beach Port Canaveral is a cozy place located less than a 10-minute drive from the cruise terminal. Rooms here are comfy and have everything you need, from a flat-screen TV with cable, a desk, and a coffee machine, to a fridge and microwave. If you’re feeling active, they’ve got a fitness center, an outdoor pool and even outdoor barbecue spots to make you feel at home.
Address: 5500 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931, United States
Located only 8 minutes’ drive from the cruise port, Best Western Cocoa Beach Hotel & Suites lies right on Cocoa Beach, nestled between the ocean and Banana Lagoon – imagine waking up to that view! The hotel’s got comfy and colorful rooms fully equipped with all the necessary facilities, two outdoor pools and a garden terrace with cozy fire pits and picnic areas with barbecue grills. Additional facilities include two heated outdoor pools, a fitness center and private parking.
Address: 5600 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931, United States
11. Beachside Hotel and Suites ★★★ (Cocoa Beach)
Beachside Hotel and Suites in Cocoa Beach is located just 2.5 miles from the famous Cocoa Beach and 4.3 miles from the cruise terminal (11 minutes’ drive). This family-friendly hotel boasts spacious air-conditioned rooms equipped with a flat-screen TV, coffee machine, and all amenities needed for a comfortable stay. You can enjoy an outdoor pool, a delicious breakfast to kickstart your day, and free parking for all guests.
Address: 3901 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931, United States
12. Cocoa Beach Suites Hotel ★★
Conveniently located just half a block away from the Atlantic Ocean and only a 10-minute drive from Port Canaveral, Cocoa Beach Suites Hotel features suites with a flat-screen TV, kitchenettes and cozy seating areas. The hotel offers access to swimming pools at nearby hotels and an airport shuttle. The scenic Lori Wilson Park is a quick 3-minute drive from the hotel.
Address: 3655 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931, United States
Feel the ocean breeze at this cozy hotel located just a 3-minute walk from the Atlantic Ocean. Four Points by Sheraton has it all – a fitness center to keep you active, an outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub for you to relax, and a super cool restaurant with an enormous 5600-gallon tank filled with sharks and exotic fish. How awesome is that? Rooms here are comfy and have everything you need for some serious relaxation, including cable TV, in-room movies, and video games. The decor is all about beach and surf vibes – perfect for the location! Additional facilities include an airport shuttle, on-site parking and facilities for disabled guests.
Address: 4001 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 52931, United States
14. Anthony’s On the Beach ★★
Anthony’s On the Beach is a beachfront gem located south of Cocoa Beach and offers you a private slice of sandy paradise. They’ve got free beach chairs, umbrellas, and cabanas – perfect for a day of relaxation. Choose from their comfy options – there’s one awesome two-bedroom suite with an ocean view and two cozy single-queen rooms with ocean views. They’ve also got four amazing two-bedroom suites and a queen-bed studio with fully equipped kitchens. All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen cable TV, microwave, and small fridge in every room. Cocoa Beach downtown is just 7 minutes’ drive away, filled with local restaurants and shopping, while Port Canaveral is a 20-minute drive from the hotel.
Address: 3499 South Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931, United States
15. Sea Aire Oceanfront Inn (Motel)
Located only a quick 7-minute drive to Cocoa Beach Pier and a 15-minute drive from the cruise port, Sea Aire Motel features a private beach area and rooms equipped with a kitchen and private bathroom stocked with towels, a hairdryer, and free toiletries. They’ve got barbecue facilities right on-site, vending machines for snacks and you can also enjoy water sports. Parking is free.
Address: 181 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931, United States
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