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Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel

Savor a signature cocktail poolside at R Lounge.

Enjoy classic American cuisine with a local Florida twist at our 4-diamond Bistro 17 restaurant. But the award-winning food is just one reason to stay at our Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port hotel. Luxuriate amid the classic Caribbean-Colonial décor or sip a cocktail or two poolside, all the time enjoying the first-class service that you'd expect from a Renaissance hotel. Resident Navigator Debra is always on hand to be your expert guide to Port Everglades and the many pristine beaches a short hop from the hotel. She can also fill you in on the local nightlife scene, including the ultra-hip Yolo Bar, home of some of the best martinis — and most stylish clientele — in the state.

The amenities

  • Plush Bedding
  • Personal Navigator
  • JOYA NYC Fragrance
  • Fitness Center
  • Aveda Amenities
  • Flat-Screen HDTVs
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Valet Dry-Cleaning
  • Mobile check-in
Full hotel details

Lady Pamela II

Experience deep sea sport fishing off the south Florida coast aboard the Lady Pamela II charter for big game catch.
Fort Lauderdale is one of world's premier destinations for deep sea sport fishing. A great way to experience this South Florida tradition is aboard the Lady Pamela II. This Hatteras charter boat is operated by a skilled crew and features cutting-edge facilities for fishing excursions into the deep sea. Captain David Ide knows the right spots for a big game catch that include sharks, tuna, swordfish, dolphin, kingfish, grouper and snapper. Try your fishing luck and don't miss a photo op with your catch.
Address:801 Seabreeze Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, 33316
phone:+1 954 204 3792
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Himmarshee Public House

This upscale downtown lounge comes alive on game nights. Guests can enjoy the action on the massive LED wall or comfort-zone VIP screening.
Located in its namesake village in Fort Lauderdale, Himmarshee Public House is one of the best places to catch live sporting action. With over 30 flat screen television sets and a giant LED screen, it attracts throngs of sport fanatics on game nights. Their extensive drinks menu features over 100 brews, stouts and ales, as well signature cocktails like the Blueberry Jam Session, Smoking Sangria Mystique and Copper Rocket Martini. For gourmet pub grub, share platters of Lobster Nachos, Street Tacos, Spicy Lamb Ribs and Signature Fried Chicken.
Address:210 Southwest 2nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, 33301
phone:+1 954 616 5275

Expresso Coffee Company

Enjoy your morning cuppa with a pit stop at this friendly drive-thru. Their home-baked quiches and soup of the day deserve special mentions.
This downtown drive-thru, Expresso Coffee Company is a great place to kickstart your day. Jon Robichaud and Suzy Ludlow stumbled upon this business opportunity while on their road trip to Florida in 1992 and it has since remained a local favorite. On their menu are hot and cold beverages as well as homemade snacks and baked items. Enjoy cappuccino, herbal tea or lemonade with sandwiches, bagels, quiches and sweet treats to go. Their daily soup specials are a healthy choice as well. Avail their friendly service and delicious fare with facilities to cater your private events.
Address:1900 South Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, 33316
phone:+1 954 527 1222


Lebron James's signature style comes through in every fresh selection from Unknwn, one of Fort Lauderdale's trendiest urban shops.
Housed in the sprawling Aventura Mall, Unknwn offers a contemporary selection of funky street wear and shoes that lets shoppers get on the cutting-edge of the latest urban styles. Owned by Lebron James, the store maintains a vibe that's equal parts upscale and laid back. Look out for limited release sneakers lining the walls, just one of the semi-rare items you can never anticipate at Unknwn.
Address:19501 Biscayne Boulevard #810, Aventura Mall, Aventura, 33180
phone:+1 305 937 2103

15th Street Fisheries

Enjoy fresh seafood and dockside dining
Feast on seafood at this local favorite with a beautiful inter-coastal view.
Address:1900 Southeast 15th Street, Fort Lauderdale, 33316
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The Club at Emerald Hills

Enjoy a golfing challenge in the serenity of the lush Emerald Hills at this state-of-the-art golf course, one of the best in South Florida.
The Club at Emerald Hills is one of finest golf courses in the country. Established in 1969, it was designed by the renowned landscape architects, Bruce Devlin and Robert Von Hagge. This championship golf course is nestled in the picturesque and verdant rolling hills and offers a challenging experience to amateur and seasoned golfers alike. It has been the venue of choice for several international tournaments and PGA events, and has received accolades aplenty. Enjoy rounds of the sport and unwind at their clubhouse that even hosts weddings, corporate meetings and private functions.
Address:4100 North Hills Drive, Hollywood, 33021
phone:+1 954 961 4000
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TAPS Restaurant Bar & Lounge

Enjoy such tapas as the delectable jalapeno and avocado quesadilla and Grandma's baked macaroni, with crumbled meatball and sausage.
Offering tapas along with an impressive selection of beer, wine, and cocktails, Taps Restaurant Bar & Lounge aims to create a lively, upscale atmosphere. Italian sausage sliders, bacon-wrapped jalapenos, and baked meatballs are perfect for sharing. The decor is simple and modern, featuring minimalist tables and chairs and interesting artwork. 
Address:330 Himmarshee Place, Fort Lauderdale, 33312
phone:+1 954 459 7770
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Funky Buddha Brewery

Taste some of Florida's best craft brews at Funky Buddha Brewery. Take a weekend tour of the brewery and see how your favorites are made!
Taste some of the best craft brews in the region at Funky Buddha Brewery. Their tap room serves refreshing beverages, both from Funky Buddha and select local brewers. They also offer tours of the brewery. Dogs are welcome on the patio area outside and kids are allowed in the tap room until 8p. Outside, you'll find a rotation of food trucks serving hungry patrons. Check ahead for brewery tour times. 
Address:1201 Northeast 38th Street, Fort Lauderdale, 33334
phone:+1 954 440 0046

Optical Spectrum

Stop by Optical Spectrum to try on some frames or pick out a new pair of shades for an eye-opening experience.
Optical Spectrum prides itself on bringing the finest designer eyewear from around the world to Las Olas Boulevard. This striking shop specializes in fitting, repairing and adjusting prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses for Florida locals and fashionable travelers. The shop's design expertise combined with its on-site ophthalmologists makes a one-stop shop for all your eyewear needs.
Address:804 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, 33316
phone:+1 954 463 1566

Waxys O'Conners

Check out this Irish Pub.
This causal, cozy pub is known for its Irish-American eats. Stop by and enjoy live music on weekends.
Address:1095 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, 33316
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Carroll's Jewelers

Pamper yourself with the gift of a glittering diamond. The designer pieces and estate jewelry are of the highest quality.
A long-standing jewelry store in South Florida, Carroll's Jewelry is a treasure trove of jewelry and expensive collectibles. This family owned shop comprises pieces studded with diamonds, as well as fine necklaces, bracelets, watches and rings for both sexes. Also, the boutique serves as a perfect stop for shoppers to bag some of the select designer jewelry from award winning designers like Mark Schneider and Dove Jewelry. Apart from jewelry, the shop also has a collection of beautiful china, silverware and crystal that makes for great gift options.
Address:915 Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, 33301
phone:+1 954 463 3711

Gondolas West

Board a gondola and experience a bit of Venice in Florida.
When you think of Gondolas, you probably think of Venice. But if you're in Fort Lauderdale and wish to explore the picturesque waterways by boat, then Gondolas West has got you covered. The city of Fort Lauderdale has pristine and well-maintained canals, which can be navigated using the classic electric boats. Though not your typical Venetian gondolas, these are just as wonderful as their Venetian counterparts. As you board the boat, you will find yourself engulfed in a sea of bliss, and the only sounds will be those of the gentle water and the birds flying above. The ride will be peaceful because only six people at a time can be on the boat, making the experience more intimate. Come experience a bit of Venice in Florida.
Address:801 Seabreeze Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, 33304

Riverside Market

Try one of 500 craft beers, settle in for a meal or grab a sandwich to go at this friendly neighborhood hideaway.
The Riverside Market boasts a long list of craft beers in its garden-style bar, cafe and market. This Fort Lauderdale hidden gem, tucked away in a residential neighborhood, is known for its casual ambiance and friendly atmosphere. Though most guests visit the Market to get a taste for one of more than 500 varieties of beer, many stay to enjoy the pizzas, sandwiches and entrees.
Address:608 Southwest 12th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, 33312
phone:+1 954 358 8333

Bravo Ristorante

Traditional upscale Italian dining with rustic lighting and brick walls that make you feel like you are dining in Italy.
Bravo's authentic take on Italian cuisine and their very relaxed atmosphere is perfect for a range of dining occasions. From romantic dinners to business lunches and family outings you will not be disappointed with their freshly made pasta options. The servers are genuine and really willing to go the extra mile in order to give you a real experience of Italy in our backyard.
Address:1515 SE 17th St #103, Fort Lauderdale, 33316
phone:+954 523 9441

17th Street Thai Sushi

Thai Sushi provides fresh and healthy high quality ingredients that are plated in an artistic style.
Customers get to enjoy two very delicious cuisines - Thai and Sushi at this restaurant. The extravagant bar specializes in signature cocktails with plenty of liquor options complementing their Thai and Sushi menu. Their friendly and efficient staff will ensure that you have a memorable time at this Asian eatery.
Address:1515 SE 17th St #100, Fort Lauderdale, 33316
phone:+954 994 1717

Laspada's Hoagies

Delicious affordable Hoagies prepared by very quick and efficient staffers that require both hands to carry.
This local spot is famous for "tossing the meat" across the restaurant into delicious 12" hoagies that are guaranteed to fill you up. Their friendly staff will ensure you are comfortable and in for a pleasant time. Fresh meat and bread are used daily for an experience you do not want to miss.
Address:1495 SE 17th St D, Fort Lauderdale, 33316
phone:+954 522 3483

Kelly's Landing

Wonderful New England style seafood with fresh daily options and a great laid back atmosphere for friends and families.
Open since 1987 this Fort Lauderdale staple is like no other, serving fresh New England inspired dishes day in and out. They have a wonderful atmosphere good for all ages. The staff is very friendly and even those brand new to the restaurant quickly become "regulars" . They are open 7 days a week from 11am - 10pm, only closed on Christmas and Thanksgiving.
Address:1305 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, 33316
phone:+954 760 7009
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R-Life Live

R-Life Live

Join us after work for our weekly music with Fort Lauderdale favorite – Adam David. With authentic vibes and relaxing vocals, you’ll be sure to...

Join us after work for our weekly music with Fort Lauderdale favorite – Adam David. With authentic vibes and relaxing vocals, you’ll be sure to love both his original works & cover songs.

Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Venue: Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel
Address: 1617 Southeast 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, 33316, FL, USA
Phone: +1 954 626-1700
R-Life Live

R-Life Live

Born and raised in Miami, Florida to Honduran parents, Karina Iglesias’ sound mirrors the diverse musical and cultural influences that have shaped...

Born and raised in Miami, Florida to Honduran parents, Karina Iglesias’ sound mirrors the diverse musical and cultural influences that have shaped her character and forged her individuality as an artist. With a style equally informed by rhythm & blues, boleros, gospel and hip-hop Karina delivers her performances with the intimacy of a deep soul crooner and the conviction and drive of a dauntless female singer/songwriter

Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Venue: Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel
Address: 1617 Southeast 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, 33316, FL, USA
Phone: +1 954 626-1700