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10 Best Hilton Hotels and Resorts in Florida

As a seasoned travel writer with a ton of experience at Hilton properties, I’ve come to appreciate the brand’s hallmark of excellence and reliability. Hilton hotels stand as beacons of luxury and comfort, seamlessly blending into Florida’s picturesque landscapes—from the sun-kissed beaches to the vibrant cityscapes. Each stay promises a blend of serene relaxation and upscale hospitality, ensuring every visit is memorable. As you plan your Florida getaway, envision yourself unwinding in the elegance of Hilton, where every detail caters to your utmost comfort. Don your sunglasses, pack your swimwear, and set off for an unforgettable escape to one of Hilton’s exquisite Floridian retreats.

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa - Miramar Beach Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa
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Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa - Miramar Beach

Close to Destin on the Florida Panhandle, the idyllic location of Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa is oceanfront on Miramar Beach. Plenty of food options are on site, including the plentiful breakfast buffet, sushi bar, and juicy room service burgers, which allow guests to lounge all day without ever leaving—there’s a Starbucks inside too. A geometric pool and deck area offer direct views of the aqua gulf waters, and if you want a drink, someone is on hand to grab it for you. Shopping and Destin’s top attractions are a short tram ride away, so just leave the car parked and enjoy the area. You also gain access to four championship golf courses while staying here, as well as a private beach and on-site spa.

Key Amenities:

  • Private beach and on-site spa with whirlpools

  • Access to four championship golf courses

  • Indoor and outdoor pools

Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa
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Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa

Nearly as far south as Miami, but on the gulf side, is Marco Island, a heavenly nook of Florida surrounded by explorable lagoons and channels. Engulfed by loads of lush palms, the tropical setting of Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa is both lavish and relaxing. Enjoy the beach access or heated outdoor pool and sun deck. Rooms have been sleekly remodeled with an airy feel, and the extravagant vanities and soaker tubs in the bathrooms exude spa vibes. Speaking of spas, there’s one on-site where you can get a deep tissue massage, then later retreat to the ocean-facing hot tub.

Key Amenities:

  • White-sand beach access and watersports

  • On-site spa with ocean-facing hot tub

  • Heated outdoor pool and sun deck

Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront
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Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront

Cocoa Beach is nestled on the Atlantic side of the state, on a sliver of detached land. Well known for the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, it’s a cool stop for NASA enthusiasts and beach bunnies. This Hilton location is a top hotel in Cocoa Beach, with a more “serious” aesthetic with lots of dark color themes and clean edges, while the tiki bar adds a bit of laid-back island flare. The on-site dining options receive lots of praise, especially the breakfast buffet.

Key Amenities:

  • Outdoor pool deck and direct beach access

  • Beach volleyball courts and surfing lessons

  • Oceanfront dining

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Hilton Orlando

A stunning hotel, complete with a lazy river oasis and refined, cozy rooms—does it get any better? Yes, it does, because Hilton Orlando is only a quick jaunt from theme parks like the place where dreams come true, Disney World. Complimentary transportation is available to SeaWorld and University Orlando Resort. It’s a fabulous choice for families as the upscale nature appeals to parents, while there’s plenty for the kids, like waterslides, a splash pad, and other fun zones. Several dining options are available onsite, from casual quick-bite joints to more high-end choices. The hotel’s dining options vary from casual fare to fine dining restaurants.

Key Amenities:

  • Lazy river, splash pad and waterslides

  • Complimentary shuttle to SeaWorld and Universal

  • Full-service spa and salon

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Hilton Naples

Anyone who’s been to Naples can note that the area has a sense of magic to it, offering plenty of must-see attractions. While upscale, a variation of eateries and shops accommodate all travelers along pristine walkways accented by twinkling lights and native foliage. Hilton Naples exudes the same charm of the town it resides in, with a beautiful, light style and elegant touches. While smaller than some, the pool area is quaint, with a stone waterfall at the edge. The staff takes all the worry out of getting to the beach by providing shuttles, along with towels, chairs, and umbrellas.

Key Amenities:

  • Beach shuttle and equipment included

  • Outdoor pool with waterfall

  • Walking distance to Waterside Shops

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
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Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

Maybe you need a place to chill before departing for a cruise or just want to explore the area—this Hilton location is one of the top places to stay in Fort Lauderdale. From the expansive pool area, you have unobstructed views of North Beach, either by lounging on the sun deck or in the jacuzzi. You have three restaurant choices here, but the star of the amenity show is the full-service spa with a dreamy outdoor pool for guests between treatments. Other amenities include free bike rentals, morning beach yoga and access to the kids club.

Key Amenities:

  • All-suite resort with waterviews

  • Full-service spa with outdoor pool

  • Bike rentals, morning beach yoga and kids club access

The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton
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The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton

Hollywood sits right above Miami and certainly has its own style and a pretty cool boardwalk area dotted with ice cream shops, souvenir shops, and plenty of good eats. But you might never want to leave the lagoon-style pool area, complete with rentable cabanas and waterside service. An additional pool extends over the ground level, creating a shaded place to relax—waterfalls cascade from the sides. Fine dining is on-site, and of course, you’re right on the beach.

Key Amenities:

  • Lagoon-style pool with cabanas and waterfalls

  • Dip and slide splash pad for kids

  • 1,000 feet of beach access with watersports

Hilton Cabana Miami Beach Hilton Cabana Miami Beach
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Hilton Cabana Miami Beach

Of course, there’s a Hilton in this notable Florida town, and it’s very, well, Miami. Modern and colorful, you’ll feel like you’re living the life upon entering the Collins Avenue location at Hilton Cabana Miami Beach. Roam to famous restaurants and shopping nearby, soak into your vacation at the pool, or unwind with a drink at the outdoor bar. A private beach and bar with beach service round out the full Miami experience.

Key Amenities:

  • Two ocean-view outdoor pools and poolside cabanas

  • Private beach and bar with beach service

  • Complimentary bike rentals

Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa
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Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa

On that barrier island right beside Tampa is Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa, and the beaches here have sand like sugar and sparkling teal water. The pools have an upscale edge, and the food service is top-notch. The hotel has four beachside covered decks, private cabanas and a tiki bar. The on-site spa specializes in hot stone and lava shell massages, as well as sunburned skin therapies and nail services.

Key Amenities:

  • On-site spa with lava shell massages and Vichy shower room

  • Four beachside covered decks and pools

  • Private cabanas and beach tiki bar

Hilton Tampa Downtown Hilton Tampa Downtown
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Hilton Tampa Downtown

Very “uptown boutique,” Hilton Tampa Downtown features a beautiful rooftop deck with a pool and jacuzzi. It’s a lively place to take in the town while cooling off from the summer heat. Different than the typical Florida beach experience, this location is a breath of fresh air. From the coffee shop, bar, and chef-driven culinary scene within the hotel, there’s no shortage of delicious flavor to enjoy. Breakfast in your room can be the perfect romantic treat. Who would’ve thought one of the top Hiltons in Florida isn’t even beachfront?

Key Amenities:

  • Rooftop deck with pool and jacuzzi

  • Pet-friendly rooms

  • Walking distance to Riverwalk and Amalie Arena

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