Country Inn and Suites Port Canaveral – Cape Canaveral

Country Inn and Suites - Cape Canaveral (click to enlarge)

Country Inn and Suites Port Canaveral – Cape Canaveral

Introduction to the Country Inn and Suites Port Canaveral

Here you will find general information about the Country Inn and Suites that is not generally seen on the hotel’s own website.

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Location

One of the closest hotels to Port Canaveral and with limited views of the ships. Within walking distance (0.9 miles) of The Cove Restaurants at the Port and cruise terminal 1, but walking after dark is discouraged. Perfectly safe during the day and wheel-chair/stroller friendly. Some cruisers walk to the Port in the late afternoon then take a taxi back. The path is marked in green below.

Walk To Port - wheelchair friendly path
Walk To Port – wheelchair friendly path marked in green – 0.9 miles ( (click to enlarge)

Five very good restaurants are about 0.5 miles from the hotel – safe and easy walking. Preacher Bar is an interesting concept – classy yet eccentric with a different kind of menu! Kelsey’s serves popular Italian food. Zachary’s is Greek with a home-style menu. Thai Thai (you have to cross busy A1A) has the best Thai food in the area. Zarrella’s Pizza offers both Brick Oven and Wood Fire pizza as well as other Italian food. There are also McDonalds (MD), Burger King (BK) and Subway (SW) nearby. The Florida Beer Company is THE brewery in the area with tours and a wide selection of beer on tap. Racetrac sells affordable gas/diesel as well as wine, beer and fast food.

You can also rent a car from Hertz next door or take the local bus ($1.50) down to Cocoa Beach Pier and beyond – wait at the SCAT stop.

The mini golf is the cheapest of the three courses in the area but not the most exciting!

Cape Canaveral Hotels
Cape Canaveral Hotels (click to enlarge)

Port Shuttles – Yes!

Hotel has its own shuttle service to the cruise terminals. This is included for up to the number of persons (max 6) booked on a Park & Stay Package. Additional shuttle vouchers cost $5 per person ($10 round-trip).

Last time we looked they had at least 5 shuttle buses on the property so they are efficient with acceptable wait times. Earliest shuttles depart around 10:30am and they run frequently (based on bookings) until all passengers are transferred.

Airport transportation is not offered – guests can contact Smart-Two for quotes.

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Country Inn and Suites – Shuttle bus (click to enlarge)

Onsite Cruise Parking – Yes!

Free parking for guests only. Hotel parking included in Park & Stay Packages for up to the duration of the cruise. Otherwise cruise parking cost at least $40 per cruise (maybe more depending on the rate you paid ).

There are no fences or gates, meaning people can walk in off the street to access your vehicle but the area has no history of vehicle vandalism.

Country Inn and Suites Parking
Country Inn and Suites Parking

Restaurants & Bars – No

There is a standard hot breakfast area (see images below)

Rooms and Interior

While not the most exciting hotel, the Country Inn and Suites is popular with families! All rooms offer a fridge, microwave and coffee maker.

The Family Suite rooms are particularly nice because you get a living area and two bedrooms with a queen bed in one and two single beds in the other. The kids room has its own TV so they can watch their own shows.

You can also opt for a One-Bedroom Suite – a king or two queens in the bedroom and a pull-out queen sofa in the living room. Each room has its own TV.

Honeymoon couples can opt for a Whirlpool Suite – king bed with a two-person whirlpool tub!

Standard Rooms feature king or two queen beds

How about Cruise Ship views?

As seen below there are limited views of the cruise terminals from the top floors of the north facing rooms.

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Country Inn – Ship Views (that is Terminal 1 and the Exploration Tower) (click to enlarge)
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Country Inn and Suites-Breakfast Area (click to enlarge)
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Country Inn and Suites-Breakfast Area (click to enlarge)

Pool Area

The pool large and inviting but designed for adults and not for children -no waterfalls or slides, etc. Lack of privacy because the pool is surrounded by rooms.

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Country Inn and Suites – Pool (click to enlarge)

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Holiday Inn Club Vacations Cape Canaveral

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Holiday Inn Club-Beach View (click to enlarge)

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Location

One of the closest hotels to Port Canaveral and with the best views of the ships entering and leaving the Port. It is right across the road from cruise terminal 3.

Within walking distance (1.3 miles) of The Cove Restaurants at the Port and cruise terminal 1, but most guests will take Uber.

Holiday Inn Club Map
Holiday Inn Club Map (click to enlarge)

The hotel has three buildings on its campus – the Main Building (#1), the Signature  Building (#3) and the Beachfront Building (#2) – these are 0.3 miles apart. Luckily there is a hotel trolley to transport guests between the buildings. The oceanfront and signature rooms have easy access to the beach and Jetty Park.

Holiday Inn Club - Shuttle Trolley
Holiday Inn Club – Shuttle Trolley (click to enlarge)

Port Shuttles – No

Uber is suggested. It is a short ride!

On-Site Cruise Parking – No

Hotel parking free during stays.

Restaurants & Bars – Yes

The Cape Grill serves 3 meals daily.

Cape Grill Breakfast Menu
Cape Grill Breakfast Menu

There is a Juice and Java kiosk in the lobby and two bars – inside the Cape Grill and the outside tiki bar next to the pool area.

Holiday Inn Club-Tiki Bar
Holiday Inn Club-Tiki Bar (click to enlarge)

Rooms and Interior

Main building or oceanfront building rooms:

One bedroom villas – fully equipped kitchen, a dining table and separate living area with a pullout sofa sleeper, washer/dryer, free Wi-Fi, a furnished patio/balcony, two queen beds in the bedroom. Up to 6 people.

Two bedroom villas – fully equipped kitchen, a dining table and separate living area with a pullout sofa sleeper, washer/dryer, free Wi-Fi, a furnished patio/balcony, two queen beds in bedroom 1 and a king bed in bedroom 2. Two bathrooms. Up to 8 people.

Two bedroom villas (lockoff) – fully equipped kitchen, a dining table and separate living area with a pullout sofa sleeper in each room, washer/dryer, free Wi-Fi, a furnished patio/balcony, two queen beds in bedroom 1 and a king bed in bedroom 2. Two bathrooms. Up to 10 people.

Studio Rooms offer kitchenettes with a mini fridge, microwave and small sink. A king bed with a pull-out sofa. Up to 4 people.

If you want to look over the pool to keep an eye on your kids, choose rooms 1507A (south-end) thru 1523A (north-end). 1523A and nearby rooms overlook the tiki bar but you can also see the pools.

How about Cruise Ship views?

From the north-facing and oceanfront rooms you have the best views of all the hotels of the ships leaving and entering Port Canaveral.

Holiday Inn Club - Jetty Park Beach View
Holiday Inn Club – Jetty Park Beach View (click to enlarge)

Oceanfront rooms 2501, 2502, 2503, 2504, 2505, 2506, 2507 and especially 2508 offer the best ocean views from the top (5th) floor. In the same building, rooms 2509, 2510, 2511 and 2512 face north towards Jetty Park and the ship channel for the closest ship views.

In the main building, top floor rooms 1529B (west edge), 1529A, 1528A, 1527, 1526, 1525A, 1524A face north towards Jetty Park and the ship channel for the closest ship views.

Holiday Inn Club Beachfront Rooms
Holiday Inn Club Cape Canaveral  – Beachfront Rooms
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Holiday Inn Club Cape Canaveral – Terminal 3 View Rooms
Building 1 Port View Room Layouts
Building 1 Terminal 3 Views – Room Layouts (click to enlarge)

Pool Area

The pool is large and inviting with slides, lazy river floats and a splash area – by far the best pool in the area for children!

Holiday Inn Club Pool
Holiday Inn Club Pool (click to enlarge)
Holiday Inn Club Pool
Holiday Inn Club Pool (click to enlarge)

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Homewood Suites Cape Canaveral

Homewood Suites - Cape Canaveral

Homewood Suites Cape Canaveral

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Homewood Suites – Cape Canaveral (click to enlarge)

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Location

One of the closest hotels to Port Canaveral. Within walking distance (0.9 miles) of The Cove Restaurants at the Port but walking after dark is discouraged. See green paved trail on map below.

Homewood Suites Walk to Port
Homewood Suites Walk to Port (click to enlarge)

Five very good restaurants are about 0.5 miles from the hotel – safe and easy walking but be careful when crossing A1A. Preacher Bar is an interesting concept – classy yet eccentric with a different kind of menu! Kelsey’s serves popular Italian food. Zachary’s is Greek with a home-style menu. Thai Thai has the best Thai food in the area. Zarrella’s Pizza offers both Brick Oven and Wood Fire pizza as well as other Italian food. There are also McDonalds (MD), Burger King (BK) and Subway (SW) nearby. The Florida Beer Company is THE brewery in the area with tours and a wide selection of beer on tap. Racetrac sells affordable gas/diesel as well as wine, beer and fast food.

You can also rent a car from Hertz or take the local bus ($1.50) down to Cocoa Beach Pier and beyond – wait at the SCAT stop.

The mini golf is the cheapest of the three courses in the area but not the most exciting!

Cape Canaveral Hotels
Cape Canaveral Hotels (click to enlarge)

Port Shuttles – Yes

Included in Park, Stay and Go packages for up to 2 persons. Additional shuttle vouchers cost $10 roundtrip ($5 each way) per person. Departures at 9:45am, 10:30am and 11:15am but flexible to accommodate guest needs.

Homewood Suites Shuttle to Port Canaveral
Homewood Suites Shuttle to Port Canaveral (click to enlarge)

Onsite cruise parking – Yes

Hotel parking included in Park, Stay and Go packages for up to 7 nights. Otherwise $6 a night.

Homewood Suites Parking Lot
Homewood Suites Parking Lot (click to enlarge)

Restaurants and Bars

Complimentary evening (Mon thru Thu) social from 5:30pm to 7:30pm with drinks and snack food. A small and somewhat uninteresting bar at the pool is open during busy times.

Rooms

The Studio Suites and One-bedroom Suites can sleep up to 6 (2 on the queen pull-out sofa, 2 on the queen bed and 2 on the queen bed).

Cruise ship views from the higher floors (6th is best), odd-numbered rooms face the pool and Port area.

Homewood Suites Cape Canaveral
Homewood Suites Cape Canaveral – pool and bar area (click to enlarge)
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Homewood Suites Cape Canaveral – cruise ship views (click to enlarge)
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Homewood Suites Cape Canaveral Cruise Ship Views (click to enlarge)
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Homewood Studio Suite – Cape Canaveral – sleeps 6 (click to enlarge)
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Homewood Suites Cape Canaveral (click to enlarge)
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Homewood Suites Cape Canaveral – pick odd-numbered rooms for cruise ship/pool views. (click to enlarge)

Pool Area

The large pool is attractive with a sloped entry much like a beach! The small tiki bar is a bit disappointing and just a pool area drink station at best.

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Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort

Westgate Resort Lazy River

Introduction To Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort

Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort is off A1A in Cocoa Beach but stretches to the beach. They recently completed major construction upgrades but we still recommend you call to check before booking. Is everything completely open? Is it safe for kids? Is there construction noise?  And so on.

Calling the hotel a “Resort” may just be a bit of a stretch. At close to $300 per room per night (on average with taxes) it is one of the more expensive places to stay in the area.

The rooms are really nice and the lazy river is fabulous (if you can handle some pool noise in your room).

The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to the Cocoa Beach Pier (also a Westgate property).

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Port Shuttle – No

Contact local transport companies or Uber/Lyft.

Pool

Yes! We love the large lazy river pool despite a complete lack of privacy!

The water park is colorful and very popular in summer!

Westgate Resort Water Park
Westgate Resort Water Park

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La Quinta Inn Cocoa Beach

La Quinta Inn Cocoa Beach

Introduction to La Quinta Cocoa Beach, August 2019

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Location

Please know there are two La Quinta hotels in the area. This is the La Quinta Inn Cocoa Beach. The other one is Oceanfront and much further north.

The Lori Wilson Park area (location of this hotel) is the furthest south from the cruise terminals and home to three hotels. The La Quinta Inn is not beachfront but the ocean is just a short distance away.

La Quinta Inn Cocoa Beach Map
La Quinta Inn Cocoa Beach Map

The area is somewhat isolated but you have two eateries on the hotel premises. Siam Orchid is a very good Thai restaurant and JT’s Social Club is popular with locals thanks to good prices and a lively atmosphere. Just a block away Gregory’s is an old-fashioned stylish (pricey) restaurant with solid food reviews and recommended if you want a date night! Mambo’s is a typical local beach bar (unfortunately with limited ocean views) and a good option on a lovely Florida afternoon or evening.

Denny’s is next door!

Port Shuttle – Yes

Included in Snooze and Cruise packages for all registered room guests. Departure time is 10am and 10:30am but it depends on bookings.  Extra persons are $8 per one-way trip. Current shuttle service is Road Runner.

La Quinta Hotel Shuttle Bus
La Quinta Hotel Shuttle Bus

Onsite Parking – Yes

Hotel parking included in Snooze and Cruise packages. Parking is currently on the property but may change to an adjacent lot in the future.

Restaurants and Bars

No, but JT’s Social Bar on the 2nd Floor is one of the areas most popular hangouts with excellent drink specials and great food!

Bright Side Breakfast as per most La Quinta’s.

Rooms

The hotel is U-Shaped with the pool in the middle.

Pool Area

La Quinta has a good-size pool in front of the property.

La Quinta Pool
La Quinta Pool (click to enlarge)

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Days Inn Cocoa Beach

Days Inn Lobby Building

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Location

The Days Inn is one of 4 hotels within walking distance of the famous Cocoa Beach Pier and beaches. The location is wonderful within walking distance of the famous Cocoa Beach Pier, several restaurants, bars, grocery stores and liquor stores.

Please look at our INTERACTIVE MAP for exact locations of the places mentioned below.

Across A1A is a Publix grocery store and liquor store as well as several very good restaurants.  Do check with the front desk if they have discount vouchers for any of the nearby restaurants or shops:

  • Coasters Taphouse – very popular sports bar with excellent food and many beers, wine and liquor on tap and bottled
  • Kim Bo Chinese – the best Chinese food around. Mostly takeouts but friendly and clean
  • Flavors of India – with authentic Indian cuisine – very good food!
  • El Buzo – good Peruvian food in a plain unpretentious setting
  • Salsas Mexican – there are many Mexican restaurant in the area and this one has nice décor with a comfortable bar. Good food and affordable drinks.

Near A1A:

  • Cocoa Beach Ale House – the bar is fine with a good selection of drinks but the restaurant is hit or miss. Despite the traffic the outside seating area is nice on a pleasant day.

At Cocoa Beach Pier you have a choice of several eateries. Let’s be honest, the area is touristy and the food is typical of touristy areas along the Florida coast but the setting is worth the extra costs for sometimes average food! Watching local surfers play in the waves below while you sip a cocktail is priceless! Nothing will put your mind in cruise mood faster than that!

Pier Points To Ponder:

  • There is a$2 charge (free when you have a drink receipt) to walk out on the pier beyond the restaurants. When paying you get a $2 discount token to be used when ordering drinks at the tiki bar!
  • You can rent beach chairs, toys and umbrellas from 3 places around the pier. The stall on the north side (in front of La Quinta) is the cheapest!
  • You can rent bikes from Trader Ricks but there are cheaper places that deliver to your hotel (please read our bike rental page)
  • The pier has 3 small shops for beach wear and beach-related items. For a larger selection, you can visit Beachwave just south of the Holiday Inn on A1A
  • If you have a vehicle it is best to park at the hotel and walk or pay $10 -$20 per day until 4pm (cost varies)

If you want to travel to other parts of Cocoa Beach and Cape Canaveral, Uber is available and recommended. You can also use the local SCAT bus with stops nearby (please read our SCAT Bus page).

Cocoa Beach Pier Hotels
Cocoa Beach Pier Hotels (click to enlarge)

Port Shuttle – Yes

Included in Park, Shuttle and Cruise packages for all registered room guests. Departure times are 9:30am, 10:30am and 11:30am on weekends and 10:30am and 11:30am during the work week. Extra persons cost $7 per trip.

Days Inn Port Shuttle
Days Inn Port Shuttle (click to enlarge)
Days Inn Port Shuttle
Days Inn Port Shuttle (click to enlarge)

ON-Site Cruise Parking – Yes

Hotel parking included in Park, Shuttle and Cruise packages. Free during hotel stays. Note, long-term parking is 3 blocks to the north next to A1A in an unsecured lot.

Restaurants and Bars

None onsite except for the usual continental-style breakfast near the lobby. There are several very good restaurants and bars nearby.

The Ale House is a popular sports bar and restaurant behind the lobby. Across the street near Publix is Coasters Taphouse – one of the most popular restaurant/bars in Cocoa Beach with great food and many beers and wine on tap! A few doors down is Flavors of India with authentic Indian cuisine – very good food!

Just a block to the east is the famous Cocoa Beach Pier with several restaurants/bars and always busy with both locals and visitors!

For takeout meals, Kim Bo Chinese Is recommended.

Rooms

Rooms are available in 3 buildings.

The rooms with the best views are located on the 2nd floor of the building facing the Cocoa Beach Pier! Those are room numbers 238 – 251.

Cocoa Beach Pier View Rooms
Cocoa Beach Pier View Rooms (click to enlarge)

Pool

A rather simple pool between the 3 buildings.

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Days Inn Pool (click to enlarge)
Days Inn Pool
Days Inn Pool (click to enlarge)

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Ocean Landings Resort

Ocean Landings Resort

Ocean Landings Resort, Cocoa Beach – Aug 2019

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Ocean Landings Resort – the oceanfront rooms (click to enlarge)

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Oceans Landing Entrance
Ocean Landings Entrance (click to enlarge)

Location

At the southern end of Cocoa Beach in a small cluster of hotels (together with International Palms and La Quinta). It is about 6.5 miles from the Port and an uberXL will cost roughly $21 (uberX is about $15).

Ocean Landings Resort Map
Ocean Landings Resort Map

Gregory’s is an old-fashioned  Cocoa Beach institution and a fine place to eat (pricey) with a very popular comedy show upstairs (Thu – Sat). You can also walk next door to Mambo’s at International Palms for live music and typical beach cuisine or cross the busy A1A to Siam Orchid for Thai food. JT’s Social Bar is very popular with locals thanks to very affordable drink prices!

Port Shuttles – Yes, via a 3rd party

Book direct with Happy Hour Shuttles.

Ocean Landings Port Shuttle
Ocean Landings Port Shuttle (click to enlarge)

Onsite Parking – No

Free parking during your stay but not during your cruise.

Restaurants and Bars

Livie’s Lounge in the main building offers drinks and food. You can also enjoy drinks at the small pool bar.

Rooms

The D and C buildings are oceanfront.

Ocean Landings Resort Map
Ocean Landings Resort Map (click to enlarge)

The Resort offers six types of rooms:

The Caribbean Bldg has One-Bedroom Oceanfront suites that can sleep 4. The top floors 501 to 508 have the best views followed by the 4th floor (401 to 408) and 3rd floor (301 to 308). Rooms 301 to 308 also have ocean views as long as the vegetation in front does not obscure the views! You get a private balcony, two bathrooms, a kitchen with seating counter, a king bed in the bedroom and a queen sleeper couch in the living room.

The Dream Bldg has One-Bedroom Oceanfront suites that can sleep 4 (similar to those in the Caribbean Bldg). Best views are 511 to 520, then 411 to 420 and 311 to 320.

The Dream Bldg also offers ten Two-Bedroom Oceanfront suites that can sleep 6. Best views are 509, 510, 409, 410, 309 and 310. You get a private balcony, two bathrooms, a kitchen with seating counter, a king bed in one bedroom, a queen bed in the second bedroom and a queen sleeper couch in the living room.

The Atlantic Bldg has three Two-Bedroom suites that can sleep 8. 136 is on the ground floor and 236 and 237 are on the top floor. You get a private balcony, two bathrooms, a kitchen with seating counter, a king bed in one bedroom, two queen beds in the second bedroom and a queen sleeper couch in the living room.

Various One-Bedroom suites are scattered across the Resort. These sleep 6.  You get two bathrooms, a kitchen and table,  two queen beds in the bedroom and a queen sleeper couch in the living room.

Various Executive Studio rooms are scattered across the Resort. These sleep 4.  You get a bathroom, coffee maker, microwave and fridge, a small table,  a queen bed and a queen sleeper couch.

Most standard Hotel rooms are in the AA Building but a few are located elsewhere. These sleep 4.  You get a bathroom, coffee maker and fridge, a small table and two queen beds.

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Ocean Landings Beach (click to enlarge)
Ocean Landings AA Building
Ocean Landings AA Building – mostly standard hotel rooms (click to enlarge)
Ocean Landings -Atlantic Building Rooms
Ocean Landings -Atlantic Building Rooms (click to enlarge)
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Ocean Landings Resort – Dream Building on the left and Caribbean Building on the right

Pool Area

The Resort has two pools with the Terrace Pool slightly larger than the Gangplank Pool. The Terrace Pool is where resort activities are held such as water aerobics. The Gangplank Pool has a small bar area.

Ocean Landings Gangplank Pool
Ocean Landings Gangplank Pool – pool bar in the background (click to enlarge)
Ocean Landings Terrace Pool
Ocean Landings Terrace Pool (click to enlarge)

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International Palms Oceanfront Resort Cocoa Beach

International Palms Resort - View from the beach
International Palms Resort - View from the beach
International Palms Resort – View from the beach (click to enlarge)

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Location

The International Palms Resort is an oceanfront property at the southern end of Cocoa Beach meaning it is about 7 miles from the cruise terminals.

International Palms Map
International Palms Map

The area is somewhat isolated.

Across the busy A1A, Siam Orchid is a very good Thai restaurant and JT Social Bar is popular with locals thanks to good prices and a lively atmosphere. Just a block away to the south, Gregory’s is a old-fashioned stylish (pricey) restaurant with solid food reviews and recommended if you want a date night!

Port Shuttle – Yes

Included in Snooze and Cruise packages for all registered room guests. Departure time is 11am.  Extra persons are $10 per one-way trip.

Onsite Parking – Yes

Hotel parking included in Snooze and Cruise packages. Otherwise $5 per night plus tax.

Restaurants and Bars

Two eateries on the hotel premises:

  • Mambo’s Beachside Bar & Grill serving typical beach fare with a Caribbean flare. It is popular during Happy Hour and when they have live music on weekends.
  • Breakfast Spot (open until 11am).

Rooms

With 502 rooms it is a large resort with many kinds of rooms always in various stages of renovations – no wonder the online reviews are all over the place!

TIP – Always ask about a sofa bed (when there is a king bed) and/or roll away bed if you need to add an additional person.

Layout of Rooms
Layout of Rooms – beach is to the right (click to enlarge)

Surf Side Suites (FLOOR 3) have the best views and are located just steps from the beach. The higher numbered rooms (furthest away from Mambo’s) have fewer tree obstructions:

  • It is a three FLOOR building but only the ocean-facing rooms on floors 2 and 3 have ocean views. The ground floor has limited ocean views.
  • On floor 3, the 13 Surf Side Oceanfront suites are even numbers 700 – 724, all with private balconies
  • These are ONE BEDROOM suites with either a KING BED or TWO DOUBLE BEDS in the bedroom and a DOUBLE SLEEPING SOFA in the lounge. Sleeps 6 or 7.
  • The Lounge has a wet bar, mini fridge, microwave and dining table

Standard Ocean Front Rooms (FLOOR 2) in the Surf Side Building

  • Located on floor 2, the 12 oceanfront rooms are odd numbers 601 – 623
  • These have ONE KING (sofa bed can be added) or TWO DOUBLE BEDS and sleeps 4 or 5
  • Also has a mini fridge and microwave

Ocean Front Limited View Rooms (GROUND FLOOR) in the Surf Side Building

  • On the ground floor, these 11 rooms are odd numbers 503 – 523
  • These have ONE KING (sofa bed can be added) or TWO DOUBLE BEDS and sleeps 4 or 5
  • Also has a mini fridge and microwave

Standard Rooms in the Surf Side Building

  • Located on the ground floor and floor 2, these room face east towards a parking lot
  • The rooms on floor 2 have even numbers 602 – 622
  • The rooms on the ground floor have even numbers 504 – 524
  • These have ONE KING (sofa bed can be added) or TWO DOUBLE BEDS and sleeps 4 or 5
  • Also has a mini fridge and microwave

Two-Story Loft Rooms are next to Mambos on the beach

  • Eighteen open plan Loft Rooms each with 2 levels and stairs
  • Loft 725 and 726 are closest to the beach with 740 and 742 the furthest away.
  • The bedrooms on the 2nd floor features ONE KING BED and ONE DOUBLE BED while the lounge area on the ground floor has a DOUBLE SLEEPING SOFA. Sleeps 5 – 7.
  • Two bathrooms
  • Also has a mini fridge and microwave

One-Bedroom Villas are next to the beach

  • Sixteen Villas on two floors
  • Villas 1080 – 1087 are on the ground floor with 1087 the closest to the beach
  • Villas 1180 – 1187 are on floor 2 with 1187 the closest to the beach
  • The bedroom features ONE KING BED (sofa bed can be added) and the lounge area has a DOUBLE SLEEPING SOFA. Sleeps 4 or 5.
  • Also has a mini fridge and microwave

Cabanas overlook the pool and are great for parents who want to keep an eye on their kids while at the pool

  • Eight rooms on two floors. Sleeps 4 or 5
  • Rooms 155 – 158 are on the ground floor, while rooms 255 – 258 are on floor 2
  • Ground floor rooms have TWO DOUBLE BEDS  and a covered cabana pool side
  • Top floor rooms have ONE KING BED (sofa bed can be added) and a private balcony.
  • Also has a mini fridge and microwave

Family Fun Rooms

  • ONE KING BED and a partitioned area with TWO BUNK BEDS and a SINGLE BED bed with their own television. Sleeps 5
  • Also has a mini fridge and microwave

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Econo Lodge Cocoa Beach

Econo Lodge - Street View
Econo Lodge – Street View

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Location

The Econo Lodge is 6.2 miles from the cruise terminals in a quiet area of Cocoa Beach. As can be seen from the image below, the beach is 3 blocks to the east across the busy A1A.

There are no restaurants or bars in the immediate vicinity but if you walk 4 block to the south, there is a Publix grocery store, an excellent restaurant (Florida’s Fresh Grill) and an Irish Pub (Paddy Casssidy’s).

EconoLodge Location
Econo Lodge Location (click to enlarge)

Port Shuttle – Yes

Included in Park, Stay and Go packages for all registered room guests. Departure time is 11am but depends on bookings.

Onsite Parking – Yes

Hotel parking included in Park, Stay and Go packages. There is limited parking available so book early!

Restaurants and Bars

No, but guests get free vouchers for breakfast at Sunrise Diner – exactly a mile away by car!

Pool

A good-sized pool is in the front of the hotel.

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Econo Lodge – Pool (click to enlarge)

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Motel 6 Cocoa Beach

Introduction to Motel 6 Cocoa Beach

(Currently Closed – January 2020)

Motel 6 is a budget hotel in Cocoa Beach just a block or so from the beach in a good location. To keep rates low, the idea is that you pay extra for things you may not need such as breakfast, coffeemaker, wifi, microwave and fridge.

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Location

About 6 miles from the cruise terminals, the Motel 6 Cocoa Beach (highlighted in green) is located a short distance from the ocean (it is not an ocean-front property).

The area is very safe to walk and the closest best restaurant is Brano’s across the street. A block away you will find a Taco Bell, Long John Silvers and a Waffle House.

If you want to walk about 5 blocks to the north (passing Brano’s on your left) you will find more restaurants, shopping, mini-golf and the famous Ron Jon Surf Shop.

Motel 6 Location
Motel 6 Location (click to enlarge)

Port Shuttle

No, but easy to arrange with Uber and others.

Onsite Parking

Parking is free for overnight paying guests.

Rooms

With 151 rooms it is a large motel so expect a motel-style design (no balconies, elevators, etc.) The rooms are located in three sections surrounding the large pool area.

All rooms offer Two Queen Beds and are sparsely furnished. You can choose from three room configurations:

  • Standard Rooms
  • Standard Rooms with Fridge and Microwave
  • Standard Rooms with a Kitchenette
Motel 6 - Rooms facing A1A
Motel 6 – Rooms facing A1A (click to enlarge)

Pool

The pool is large and gets plenty of sun – functional and certainly not fancy.

Motel 6 - Pool
Motel 6 – Pool

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