Fort Lauderdale: Where to Stay
By Rick Karlin
Between the views of the ocean or hot men, the scenery can’t be beat. And travelers have thieir choice of upscale spa luxury, quaint inns and guesthouses, and anything in between.
The Cabanas Guesthouse
2209 NE 26th St., Wilton Manors
The Cabanas Guesthouse is a clothing-optional gay resort located on the outskirts of Wilton Manors.
The Grand Resort and Spa
539 N. Birch Road
(800) 818-1211 (954) 630-3000
This home-away-from-home bills itself as "Fort Lauderdale Beach's largest and finest gay owned and operated men's resort hotel."
543 N. Birch Road
(800) 445-7036, (954) 563-6819
Birch Road, one block from Sebastian Beach in Fort Lauderdale, is home to a number of gay resorts and small hotels, the largest of these is The Grand Resort and Spa. The Worthington is also popular.
315 NE 16th Ter.
Pineapple Point is a very upscale small inn located in Victoria Park. While there are no gay bars or restaurants nearby, trendy Las Olas is a short walk and Wilton Manors is a short cab ride away.
W Fort Lauderdale
401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
The W chain is always hip and fun, and the Fort Lauderdale outpost does not disappoint.
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
If you prefer a large hotel near Sebastian Beach check out W Fort Lauderdale or the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort.