Near Port Everglades
If your visit to Fort Lauderdale includes a Cruise, then the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina is the hotel for you. It is just under 4 minutes to the Port. You can literally walk there. But, if you prefer, this Hilton also offers free shuttle service to and from the Port Everglades.
Arrive in Fort Lauderdale a day before your cruise. See the sites and visit the attractions the city has to offer. Then stay the evening at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina.
About Port Everglades
Port Everglades is one of the most diverse seaports in the United States. Exotic cruises and international trade is what makes this port one of the most active in the United States. In 2010, Port Everglades saw 55 cruise ships offering regularly scheduled cruises. With 15 different cruise lines, including daily departures on the Bahama Shuttle Boat, Port Everglades offers more cruise lines, more sailings, and more itineraries than any other port worldwide.
Port Everglades is located in the cities of Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood, in Florida. It is 23 miles south of Miami, 48 miles north of West Palm Beach and 215 miles north of Orlando. But more importantly, it is less than 1 mile from the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Hotel. You can literally walk there if you wanted to.
The official address of Port Everglades is 1850 Eller Drive in Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316.
If you prefer to drive to the port, Cruise parking is available in the Northport and Midport Parking Garages and the Northport and Midport Surface Lots.
Northport Parking Garage
To enter, turn south on Eisenhower Blvd. from 17th Street Causeway, or come east on State Road 84, entering the Port and turning left at Eisenhower Blvd. If you are coming from I-595, go east straight into the Port. Follow signs for Terminals #1, 2 and/or the Convention Center.
Midport Parking Garage
To enter, take I-595 east straight into the Port. Continue heading east to the garage on the left side of the street.
Northport Surface Lot and Midport Surface Lots
Parking Lot #19 is a 400-space surface parking lot located between Cruise Terminals 18 and 19 and is used when the parking lot at Cruise Terminal 18 and the Midport Garage are full. The entrance is on SE 19th Street.
Garage and surface parking rates are the same.
Getting to the Port
- When travelling on I-95 south, take Exit #26 to I-595 East. Exit 12b, to Port Everglades.
- When travelling on I-95 north, take Exit #24 to I-595 East. Exit 12b, to Port Everglades.
- When travelling on I-75 north or south, take Exit #19 to I-595 East. Exit 12b, to Port Everglades.
- When travelling on the Florida Turnpike north or south, take Exit #54 to I-595 East. Exit 12b, to Port Everglades.