Hotel overview

Just across the street from the Atlantic Ocean and from the white sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach, this tasteful Florida getaway provides gracious accommodations ideal for families, active travelers and couples. Here, guests enjoy access to the resort’s modern WestinWORKOUT® Gym, concierge service, a selection of restaurants and bars, Westin Kids Club®, scuba and snorkeling lessons nearby and a scenic jogging path. After fun-filled days of sun and sand, plush guestrooms come complete with Westin’s signature ten layer Heavenly® Bed, The Heavenly Shower/Bath®, panoramic intercostal, ocean or city views, 24-hour room service and a 100% non-smoking policy. A home away from home, this dynamic resort provides the ideal blend of relaxation, fun and Florida sunshine.

Location

Fort Lauderdale - Off Beach
Ft Lauderdale, FL, USA - Ft Lauderdale/Hollywood Intl Apt (FLL) : 5 miles
Miami, FL, USA - Miami International Airport (MIA) : 30 miles
Palm Beach/West Palm Beach, FL, USA Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) : 60 miles

Property information

Year Built: 1964
Last Renovation: 2009
Accessible rooms: 4
Floors: 15
Total rooms: 433

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Hotel details

Dining

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Amenities

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Activities

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Hotel advisories

Advisory A minimum valet parking fee of $43.00 plus tax per room, per night, per vehicle will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. The fee is subject to change at any time without prior notification.
Advisory A minimum mandatory hotel-imposed fee of $39.00 (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. For a detailed description of what is included in the mandatory fee, please see hotel policies.
Advisory A resort fee of $39 plus tax per room, per day will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in/check-out. This fee is subject to change without notice.

General policies & fine print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 21
General Policies:

Check-in Policy:
Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy:
Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy:
This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

General Information
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Room taxes are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.


A minimum valet parking fee per room, per day, per vehicle will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out.  The fee is subject to change without prior notice.

Hotel Mandatory hotel imposed resort fee inclusions:
•One hour of non-motorized water sports (boogie, paddle and surf boards)
•2 Beach chairs daily (subject to availability)
•High speed internet access
•Beach toys
•Complimentary beverage for 2 per stay
•Bicycle rentals
•Complimentary dessert per person per stay


The above list may not be comprehensive. Mandatory hotel-imposed fees may not include tax and are subject to change. The hotel can provide current fee and inclusions when you check-in.

Pet Policy Pets Allowed:

The hotel will charge a $75 non-refundable Pet Fee to cover any deep cleaning process.
-Dogs are the only pets allowed.
-Pets are limited to one per room & can't exceed 40 LBS in weight.
-The non-refundable Pet Fee will be charged to the guest room at check-in as an incidental charge.
-Florida State Laws require all dogs to be leashed at all times.
-Pets are not allowed in any food & beverage outlets, pool area nor on the beach.
-For the safety of the hotel’s staff & the enjoyment of those without pets, guests should alert the Front Desk when leaving pets unattended in their rooms. Hotel reserves the right to contact the guest whenever a complaint is presented regarding pet noise in the room.
-Guests are required to clean after their pets.
-Hotel reserves the right to request to remove any pet off property due to pet disturbance.
-Hotel reserves to terminate, suspend or modify this policy at any time without advance notice.

Ratings & reviews

TripAdvisor traveler rating

4.5 1208 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

    I was invited to a brunch at this resort to celebrate a family occasion! It was a sumptuous brunch with every brunch item you could desire, great atmosphere and excellent service! There was also free parking.

    Apr 06, 2020
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Nice Springbreak vacation

    We stayed at the Westin during the Springbreak. The location of the hotel is far enough from the action. We liked the fact that there was a passageway to get to the beach. When we were there, the hotel pool was closed for maintenance. They gave us access to the pool at the W next door which was nice. Overall we had a good stay, everyone working at the Westin was nice and helpful. We found that if was difficult to find places to eat that were affordable and kid friendly close to the hotel. And, we did not like the "window" in the bathroom!

    Mar 27, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Westin 3 day stay

    Very nice & spotless hotel even during busy season. Staff were superb: Judy , pool mgr. superb customer service & very courteous. Storm, long time bellman was the nicest and most professional of any we ever had the pleasure of being taken care of in all our years of hotel stays. Excellent. David, CS front desk check in. Again very professional and helpful. I would recommend this hotel to anyone. Great room great attended beach & pool. The MX restaurant was very busy and the food and service were most impressive. We also liked the snack bar and breakfast buffet. Jon & Becky M

    Mar 23, 2020
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Nice hotel but....

    The location of this hotel is great. Easy access to the beach and in a very vibrant area. However when we were the the beaches were closed which meant the pool area was packed and mostly with spring breakers. No space for us to sit at all. It's not the hotels fault that the beaches were closed but it would have been a nice gesture on their part had they decided to wave the resort fee. Add the resort fee and parking and its almost $100 added to your stay. Be warned that the bathrooms offer very little privacy. The attached restaurant was very good with an excellent view.

    Mar 22, 2020
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    5 days at the W

    Stayed in a Cool Corner Room at the W in late February. Overall a good stay but several issues. Room had a nice view but the layout of the room is a bit odd. There is no door from the bedroom into the bathroom which results in a lack of privacy. Also, the shower/bedroom wall is opaque glass. I was out early every morning for meetings while my wife slept in. The light from the bathroom flooded the sleeping area through that wall. Overall, service was excellent and the staff was very friendly. My biggest complaint is the pool area. The chairs are right on top of each other and the area can be very congested. I found out that this was due to the hotel (and other hotels in the area) selling day passes to the pool. It is a little ridiculous to pay $400. to $800 or more per night and then have to fight for space at the pool with people who are paying $45. for a day pass.

    Mar 18, 2020