The Ritz Carlton Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Gold Coast Beaches

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The hotel

Florida's first AAA Five Diamond hotel – need we say any more?! The Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale is glamorous yet unpretentious with it’s nautical design, comfy seating areas and relaxed ambience. Only the highway separates the hotel from the beachfront, but with a pedestrian bridge you’ll have your toes in the sand in minutes. Alternatively, plot up in a poolside cabana on the elevated deck looking over the Atlantic with it’s dedicated bar and food service at hand to meet your needs. With an expansive fitness centre overlooking the Intracoastal waterway and a spa that offers it’s own happy hour you can ensure your mind and body are well looked after. When it’s time to explore further afield, mainland Los Olas Boulevard is the place to go, just a short water taxi ride away, for which you’ll receive daily complimentary tickets from the hotel.

Amenities

  • Bicycle Rental
  • Golf
  • Bar
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Valet parking

Where is it

Just across from the beach within walking distance of Las Olas Boulevard with its range of shops and restaurants. Driving time from Miami International Airport: 50 minutes.

Hotel information

All rooms have private balconies, bathrobes, hairdryer, in-room safe, WiFi (included in resort fee), 55inch LCD TV, complimentary morning newspaper and tea/coffee-making service,  with daily housekeeping.

Intracoastal View rooms are located on floors 7-14 and have a balcony overlooking the waterways, with 1 king-size bed and chaise lounge; sleeping maximum 3 adults.

Partial Ocean View rooms are located on floors 7-14 with a private balcony and either 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds plus chaise lounge; sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Oceanfront View rooms are located on floors 7-14 with a private balcony and either 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds plus chaise lounge; sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Oceanfront Suites are located on floors 7-14, and have a full balcony with direct views of the Atlantic Ocean. There is a living area with sleeper sofa, and a master bedroom with 1 king-size bed; sleeping maximum 3 adults.

Oceanfront One Bedroom Residential Suites are located on floors 15-17 and feature a full balcony with sea views, kitchenette with induction stove top, blender, refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker, living room with sleeper sofa and dining room. The bedroom has 1 king-size bed; sleeping maximum 3 adults.

The Ritz-Carlton residential suite has Full balcony with views of the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway as well as an extra spacious living area and dining room, fully equipped kitchenette and access to the club lounge included. The bedrooms has 1 king-size bed; sleeping maximum 3 adults.

2 bedroom residential suites have either intracoastal or oceanfront views, with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms plus Kitchenette, dining room and living room with sleeper sofa.There are king-size beds in each bedroom; sleeping maximum 6 adults.

Club rooms include access to the Club Lounge; with exclusive amenities including complimentary culinary presentations throughout the day, private TV and computer station and a Club Concierge to assist with any requests.

Valet Parking: $48 overnight. Complimentary water taxi pass included within resort fee.

Burlock Coast (Seafood restaurant set along the waterfront, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as weekend brunches). Poolside café (outdoor dining on the pool deck open from 11am-5pm daily). In-room dining available*.

Swimming pool with private cabanas*. Beach side towel and chair service. Spa*. Fitness centre. Exclusive privileges at members-only Grande Oaks Golf Course. Bike rental. Pool table*.

Laundry service*. Business centre. Concirge service. Boutique store.

The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale assesses a $48 daily resort fee per room, per night (payable locally, fee subject to change).

Fee includes: Two beach chairs and one beach umbrella per day – Two bottles of Ritz-Carlton water, per day at the beach or pool – Two signature resort cocktails, per day at Burlock Coast – One hour fitness class, per day – Enhanced in-room guest WiFi – Two, four hour bike rentals – One water taxi pass, per day. Resort fee and inclusions are subject to change and availability.

*Denotes local charge.

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May 23, 2024 Taylor K

My friends and I had the best time here! G was very friendly, welcoming, and quick to help us with anything we needed. He provided us with chairs, umbrellas, and towels. Jordyn was also super helpful and nice. We will definitely be coming back again!
Image of the Tripadvisor rating G and Jordyn are your go to Guys! The best of the best.

May 23, 2024 Mikayla M

Wow! I had the time of my life here. G and Jordyn were so incredibly welcoming and kind. They got us seated right away without hesitation and were more than happy to help out with anything and everything we needed. Both young men were more than happy to help us get great pictures with one another and cracked hilarious jokes. These young men were… Read more
Wow! I had the time of my life here. G and Jordyn were so incredibly welcoming and kind. They got us seated right away without hesitation and were more than happy to help out with anything and everything we needed. Both young men were more than happy to help us get great pictures with one another and cracked hilarious jokes. These young men were outstanding and I will be coming back every time I visit Fort Lauderdale. They were simply and indubitably incredible! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating G and Jordan are amazing!

May 23, 2024 mia b

G is the absolute best he made sure me and my friends were comfortable in our chairs and gave us the best possible spot. Jordan was super friendly and helpful as well and made sure we were doing ok! 100% recommend this and the chairs made out experience so much better!
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May 22, 2024 Stephanie V

Had the best time here with G, He gave the most perfect service and I was Very attentive to anything that we needed, I would recommend this to anyone who comes and visits this area. Just make sure you ask for G, he’s amazing. The area is right in front of lulus, always been to this area and had the best experience.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Afternoon at the Ritz-Carlton beach

May 22, 2024 Daniel S

My son and I went down to the beach. The weather was beautiful and we had a good swim in the ocean. The salty breeze was healthy and soothing. “G” was our beach attendant and he was super helpful and friendly! He helped set us up in a nice spot and made sure we were comfortable. Really nice afternoon and looking forward to coming down again… Read more
My son and I went down to the beach. The weather was beautiful and we had a good swim in the ocean. The salty breeze was healthy and soothing. “G” was our beach attendant and he was super helpful and friendly! He helped set us up in a nice spot and made sure we were comfortable. Really nice afternoon and looking forward to coming down again tomorrow! Read less