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Hotel overview

The Sonesta Fort Lauderdale is a hotel offering breathtaking views of Fort Lauderdale Beach and the Atlantic Ocean. This AAA Four Diamond approved hotel offers 240 guest rooms including 23 suites all featuring panoramic views of Fort Lauderdale Beach and the ocean - just minutes from downtown Fort Lauderdale and 7 miles from Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International Airport - FLL. The property features 8000 square feet of meeting and event space including an outdoor terrace / full service restaurant / pool bar and lounge / 32 USD per night valet parking / 24-hour health club / spa suite / heated outdoor swimming pool and sun deck. We are happy to share with you some exciting news - over the next few months we are working hard to reimagine the hotel and its experiences. In a few months - we will debut Steelpan - our new kitchen and bar - a continental Caribbean inspired concept offering fresh and local fare as well as a new and expanded fitness center. Our lobby will begin its redesign in August and at that time - we will also be expanding our event space. Our pool will also be closed for a few months beginning in October to upgrade our outdoor experience. Throughout these renovation updates - our entire team will be working hard to minimize impact during your stay. Our welcoming and unforgettable hospitality - our gorgeous ocean views - access to the 7 mile stretch of white sands beach and the haven of relaxation and warmth you will feel the moment you arrive are not going anywhere. We remain at your service and have ensured that arrangements are in place to provide you with the best stay possible.

Property information

Year Built: 2010
Double bedrooms: 112
Floors: 13
Nonsmoking rooms: 240
Single-bedded accommodations: 103
Suites: 23
Total rooms: 240


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Hotel advisories

Advisory A minimum mandatory hotel-imposed fee of $35 (plus tax) per room, per day, will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. This fee is subject to change without prior notice. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees that they may be responsible for but is not a guarantee of the final amount due.
Advisory A minimum valet parking fee of $38 (plus tax) per room, per day, per vehicle will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. Only Valet parking is offered. The fee is subject to change without prior notice.

General policies & fine print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Kids Stay Free Policy Maximum number of children per paid adult: 0Maximum child age: 17

Ratings & reviews

TripAdvisor traveler rating

4.5 4118 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    One night stay before flight to DR

    The hotel is beautiful and the rooms are newly renovated. It's located right across the street from the beach and walking distance to stores and restaurants. The staff was very nice. The hotel restaurant Steelpan was awesome. The food was great and affordable. Please be careful with the staff.. forgot our servers name but we paid cash for our bill yet she still charged the meal to the room knowing we were only there one night. We eventually got our money back after they did a short investigation. That situation won't stop me from returning to the hotel.

    Jan 14, 2021
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great vacation spot

    My Girlfriend and I needed a getaway and sonesta came through for us! The staff was awesome, and the rooms were clean. The hotel is right on the beach and has it’s own entry to beach. Rafael is the man!!! Highly recommend!

    Jan 08, 2021
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating

    I am always so grateful when I walk into a hotel or restaurant and find myself laughing, comfortable and at home within the first f few minutes. Well Rose at the front desk at the Sonesta Fort Lauderdale gave me that rare experience. I say rare because it is not very often that you come across someone who is in love with life, loves people and genuinely loves their job. Rose keep doing what you are doing, you have a gift that is special. The lobby, elevators, hallways, and other common areas were the best Covid 19 ready places I have been yet. I believe this is due to great leadership, organization and communication. This staff is amazing. Valerie and Sandra were also amazing, They were more than helpful and more than willling to give me a great stay even after check out. Beach towels, complimentary beach chairs, the amenities go on and on. Valet staff were great. The view from my room was breathtaking. And the bed was so so so soft. This hotel sets the standard and would be a great example of best practices for any hotel or resort to follow.

    Jan 05, 2021
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Second Visit

    This was my second stay at the sonesta and I wasn't disappointed at all. It's been a while since I've been but they've changed things around and did a bunch of upgrades which was nice to see. I was saddened to hear that joel didnt work there anymore. Suzette,Who checked me in was amazing. I got to the hotel super early so i already knew that I would have to wait but during the check-in process, Suzette informed me that I was a VIP member which i didn't even know about. It definitely had it's benefits i had a room on the 10th floor[1007] with an amazing view. I got a 25 dollars off and a 20% for food if I ordered from the restaurant which was a nice bonus. The one negative was the water pressure was low and the a.c wasn't working but a call down to the front desk and someone came right away tp fix it. I love the fact that hotel is a short walk across the street from the beach and you get a beach chair and towels for a being a guess. It's also a few places within walking distance to each if you're looking for variety.Overall my stay was amazing and the sonesta is going to be the hotel that i stay at next time i go to Fort Lauderdale.

    Jan 04, 2021
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Sonesta beach

    we had an excellent time on the beach, thanks to Rafael and Juan, very good attention, they helped us in everything. We hope to come back soon. The beach is so beautiful and quiet perfect to take the sun

    Jan 01, 2021