Hotel Area Information

Located just off I-95 on Griffin Road, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port hotel is the ideal head quarters for your time in Fort Lauderdale. Whether you are traveling on business or waiting to sail out of Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale offers a number of local businesses and attractions that are sure to keep you busy. Check out an event at the Broward County Convention Center, Bank Atlantic Center, or Seminole Hard Rock Café and Casino, or visit one of the many annual events held in the Fort Lauderdale area. Here are just a few of the hundreds of places in Fort Lauderdale where people love to work and play:

Sports Complexes:Gulf Stream Park Race Track

  • Sun Life Stadium (Home of the Miami Dolphins)
  • Bank Atlantic Center
  • American Airlines Arena
  • International Swimming Hall of Fame
  • Scuba School and Dive Center
  • Davie Pro Rodeo

Golf Courses:

  • The Club at Emerald Hills Golf
  • Orangebrook Golf and Country Club
  • Sunset Golf Club
  • Eco Grande Golf Course
  • Jacaranda Golf Clubbank Atlantic Center

Shopping Centers and Malls:

  • Sawgrass Mills
  • Broward Mall
  • Aventura Mall
  • Oakwood Plaza
  • Pembroke Lakes Mall
  • Riverwalk Arts District

Parks, Beaches, and Attractions:

  • Seminole Hard Rock Café and Casino
  • Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  • Mardi Gras Gaming and CasinoFort Lauderdale International Boat Show
  • Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre
  • Port Everglades
  • Hollywood Beach
  • Fort Lauderdale Beach
  • Hallandale Beach
  • Boomers Amusement Park
  • T.Y. Park
  • Wannado City
  • Las Olas Boulevard
  • Everglades Fishing Hall of Fame
  • Butterfly World

Annual Events:

  • Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
  • Miami International Boat Show
  • ARVO Convention
  • Miami Carnival
  • Governor’s Hurricane Annual Convention
  • Fort Lauderdale Air and Sea Show
  • Orange Classic Tournament
  • Orange Bowl
  • NASCAR’s Ford Championship Weekend

For additional area events, visit our Upcoming Events page.

Universities and Colleges:

  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Barry University
  • Florida International University
  • University of Miami
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Johnson and Wales
  • Broward Community College
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Keiser University
  • University of Phoenix

Hospitals and Medical Centers:

  • Memorial Regional Hospital/Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
  • Broward General
  • Plantation General Hospital
  • Holy Cross Hospital
  • Westside Regional Medical

Major Employers:

  • Fort Lauderdale International Airport
  • Tenet Healthcare
  • American Express
  • Motorola
  • The Continental Group

Check out our Dining Options page for more on fun places to eat around the Fairfield Inn and Suites Fort Lauderdale hotel.

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