One of the busiest cruise ports in the world, Port Canaveral is a great place to watch the cruise ships floating by, sample succulent seafood and soak up Florida’s sunshine. Located on Florida’s Space Coast, it’s home to a popular entertainment and dining district called The Cove in addition to a variety of family-friendly hotels that offer outdoor pools and easy access to nearby attractions such as Exploration Tower, the Cocoa Beach Pier and Kennedy Space Center. Read for our top picks for the best hotels near Port Canaveral, Florida.
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Residence Inn by Marriott Cape Canaveral Cocoa Beach (Prices & Photos)
Less than a five-minute drive from Port Canaveral, Residence Inn by Marriott Cape Canaveral Cocoa Beach is also the closest all-suite hotel to Kennedy Space Center. This Key West-style hotel is home to spacious suites with separate living and dining areas, while the complimentary hot breakfast buffet is a great way to start your day. Ready to mingle? Attend the evening social experience to enjoy hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine or hang out and cook your own dinner at the barbecue and picnic area.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Cape Canaveral-Cocoa Beach (Prices & Photos)
Homewood Suites by Hilton Cape Canaveral-Cocoa Beach is only one mile away from Port Canaveral, just minutes from Cocoa Beach. Make yourself at home in the spacious studio and one-bedroom suites, which include separate living areas, ergonomic desk and fully equipped kitchens in addition to flat-screen TVs. Recharge each morning with the hot full breakfast or with items to go at the 24-hour Suite Shop, while the hotel’s enticing amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, poolside tiki bar and modern fitness center.
Radisson Resort at the Port (Prices & Photos)
Located in the heart of Cape Canaveral, Radisson Resort at the Port is less than a five-minute drive from Port Canaveral and includes Park and Cruise packages for cruise passengers. The hotel emphasizes relaxation with its tropical outdoor pool and tranquil pathways with fish ponds and waterfalls, while the on-site Flamingo’s Lounge Bar is the ultimate chill out spa with live jazz music. Unwind in one of the 284 rooms and sites, which come equipped with microwaves, refrigerators, flat-screen TVs and allow your furry, four-legged friends to come along.
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Port Canaveral (Prices & Photos)
One of the closest hotels to Port Canaveral, Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Port Canaveral is less than a five-minute drive from the port terminal. Take advantage o the Park and Stay Package, but when you’re not cruising, enjoy the hotel’s complimentary breakfast, resort-style pool and 24-hour shop. Get comfortable in one of the spacious rooms and suites, which include flat-screen TVs, refrigerators and coffee and tea making facilities, while Grills Seafood Deck & Tiki Bar and Rusty’s Seafood and Oyster Bar are located nearby.
Holiday Inn Club Vacations Cape Canaveral Beach Resort (Prices & Photos)
Holiday Inn Club Vacations Cape Canaveral Beach Resort boasts condo-style one and two-bedroom accommodations with washer and dryers, full kitchens and complimentary on-site parking, all just five minutes from Port Canaveral. Let the kids make a splash at the four-story water slide, splash zone and kiddie pool while you unwind in the lazy river. The hotel also features an arcade, movie theater, mini golf course and basketball and tennis courts. After a day of fun, relax in the sauna or head to Cape Grill & Bar for food and drinks.
Best Western Cocoa Beach Hotel & Suites (Prices & Photos)
A great place to relax before or after your cruise departs from Port Canaveral, Best Western Cocoa Beach Hotel & Suites offers direct beach access in addition to two outdoor pools. Budget-conscious travelers can stay in the Courtyard Efficiency Room near the heated pool and Veranda Bar, while those looking to splurge can upgrade to a One-Bedroom Suite with an extra large Oceanview balcony. All guests can take advantage of the daily breakfast, which includes an array of eggs, pancakes fruit and coffee.
Four Points by Sheraton Cocoa Beach (Prices & Photos)
Located in Cocoa Beach, Four Points by Sheraton Cocoa Beach is less than a 10-minute drive from Port Canaveral. Embrace the laid-back atmosphere of the surfing capital of the East Coast with a surfing lesson, then relax in the Shark Pit Bar & Grill with its 5,600-gallon shark and exotic fish aquarium and 40-foot water wall. Stay in one of the modern rooms or suites, which come with flat-screen TVs, mini fridges and complimentary bottled water and coffee.
La Quinta Inn & Suites Cocoa Beach Oceanfront (Prices & Photos)
Nestled on the shores of Cocoa Beach, La Quinta Inn & Suites Cocoa Beach Oceanfront is just steps from one of Florida’s most famous beaches. The pet-friendly hotel has well-appointed rooms with pillowtop beds, work desks and oceanfront views from private balconies, while the Two Queen Beds Suite has a sofa bed, microwave and mini fridge ideal for families. The hotel’s sparkling outdoor pool is the perfect place to cool off, while the on-site lounge is great for an evening cocktail.
La Quinta Inn Cocoa Beach-Port Canaveral (Prices & Photos)
An ideal base for your next beach vacation, La Quinta Inn Cocoa Beach-Port Canaveral is a budget-friendly hotel that won’t break the bank. Start your day with a Bright Side Breakfast, then explore nearby Kennedy Space Center or bask in the sunshine at the on-site pool. Rooms come equipped with pillow top beds, mini fridges and coffee makers, while extra space can be found in the Two Queen Beds and laundry facilities and complimentary parking are welcomed perks.
Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront (Prices & Photos)
Less than a 15-minute drive from Port Canaveral, Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront has a heated outdoor pool, fully equipped fitness center and a 24-hour business center. Spacious rooms feature Hilton Serenity bedding, mini fridges and coffee makers, while the luxury suites also include separate living areas and sofa beds. Enjoy oceanfront activities like surfing lessons, boogie boarding and bike and beach rentals, then sip cocktails at the poolside Longboards Tiki Beach Grille or soak up oceanfront views at Salt Restaurant.