Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Hotel Near Miami Marathon and Half Marathon

Find your affordable Miami hotel near the 2017 Miami Marathon & Half Marathon at Comfort Suites Miami. The city’s annual race takes place on January 29, 2017, and all of Miami's charms will be on display along the course.

Both the Miami Marathon and Half Marathon start at Miami’s American Airlines Arena, home of the NBA’s Miami Heat basketball team. The race winds along an almost all-flat course and features many views of the water, the MacArthur Causeway Bridge and Miami Beach. More than 17,500 runners crossed the finish line at the 2016 race, including more than 14,500 finishers in the half marathon alone.

Whether you’re a runner yourself or supporting friends and family, make sure you get out and experience this exhilarating event. The friendly staff at our budget hotel in Miami will be happy to provide more information about the 2017 Miami Marathon & Half Marathon when you stay with us.

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2017 Key West Food and Wine Festival

Find your affordable Miami hotel on your way to the Key West Food and Wine Festival at Comfort Suites Miami. This annual event will take place on January 25 - 29, 2017. The Key West Food and Wine Festival showcases a diverse range of wines and inventive cuisine hosted by their passionate creators at exotic island locations.

The Key West Food and Wine Festival promises all sorts of fun, with brunches, dinners and unique seminars. This popular event will spotlight local chefs’ flair, indigenous Florida Keys ingredients, premium spirits and adventurous flavors for connoisseurs of fine food.

Don’t miss this major food and wine event in the continental United States’ southernmost city. The courteous staff at our budget hotel in Miami will be happy to provide more information about the 2017 Key West Food and Wine Festival when you spend the night with us on your way to the keys.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Miami Hotel Near Orange Bowl

Find your Miami hotel near the Orange Bowl at Comfort Suites Miami. The Orange Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Capital One and part of the College Football Playoff sponsor this popular game, and it has been played every year since 1935.

The Orange Bowl served as the BCS National Championship Game in 2001 and 2005. However, beginning with the 2006 season, the BCS National Championship Game became a stand-alone event hosted by the local bowl organization. Under that format, the Orange Bowl Committee hosted two separate games in 2009 and 2013 at Sun Life Stadium. The BCS ended after the 2013 season and was replaced by the current College Football Playoff.

Get out and enjoy the sporting action! The friendly staff at our budget hotel in Miami will be happy to provide more information about the Orange Bowl during your stay with us.

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Miami Hotel Near Polar Express Train Ride

Find your Miami hotel near the Polar Express Train Ride at Comfort Suites Miami. The magical story of the Polar Express comes to life at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum in Miami for a 45-minute round-trip journey to the North Pole. This family holiday event runs from November 25 to December 24, 2016.

Relive the magic as you and your family are whisked away on the Polar Express while listening to the motion picture soundtrack. Once onboard, hot chocolate and treats are served as passengers read along with the classic children’s book, The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg. Santa boards the train at the North Pole with his elves, and each child receives a present from Santa. Chefs on board each car lead passengers in singing Christmas carols during the ride back to Miami.

Families are encouraged to wear their pajamas for the ride! You may take your own pictures or use their professional photographer who can take beautiful color pictures of your family with Santa. The courteous staff at our hotel in Miami will be happy to provide more information about the Polar Express Train Ride when you spend the night with us.

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Friday, October 28, 2016

Affordable Hotel Near Miami White Party

Find your affordable hotel near Miami White Party at Comfort Suites Miami. Miami White Party is an annual fundraiser party for HIV/AIDS research. Co-founder Frank Wager chose the all-white clothing theme because, as he said, "White stands for purity. White is elegant, non-political, non-combative and makes people look just plain beautiful." The very first White Party began many years ago as AIDS began decimating the gay population. Frank Wager and Jorge Suarez began planning an event they hoped would raise awareness and money to help fight HIV/AIDS in South Florida.

Frank Wagner died of AIDS in 1994 when he was only 42 years old. "One thing Frank wanted to do was reach out to young people, to get out the message about safe sex," said Barbara Shack, his widow. "And it turned into this fabulous party." Throughout the years, White Party has attracted celebrities including Madonna, Calvin Klein, Jennifer Lopez, Nell Carter, Yoko Ono, Expose and Cyndi Lauper.

The one-night fundraiser has evolved into a week of events that kicks off in late November with events in Miami and Miami Beach. Most of the parties are geared to gay men from all over the globe, but there are several events for lesbians and mixed crowds as well.

The friendly staff at our hotel in Miami will be happy to provide more information about Miami White Party when you spend the night with us.

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Budget Hotel Near Miami Book Fair

Find your budget hotel near Miami Book Fair at Comfort Suites Miami. Miami Book Fair is an annual literary festival event realized by Miami Dade College. During eight days in November, hundreds of authors and thousands of readers converge in downtown Miami for the nation's premier literary festival.

Miami Book Fair, which has become a model for other literary fairs across the country, brings over 300 renowned national and international authors to a week-long celebration of all things literary and includes pavilions for translation, comics, children, and young adults. The mission of Miami Book Fair is to promote reading, encourage writing, and heighten an awareness of literacy and the literary arts in the city's multi-ethnic community.

Originally known as “Books by the Bay”, Miami Book Fair was founded in 1984 by Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus President, Eduardo J. Padrón, Books & Books owner, Mitchell Kaplan, Craig Pollock of BookWorks, as well as other local independent bookstore owners, in cooperation with the Miami-Dade Public Library System. The two-day street fair grew steadily each year and by the 1990s, the renamed Miami Book Fair had become the largest literary festival in the country.

The friendly staff at our hotel in Miami will be happy to provide more information about Miami Book Fair when you stay at Comfort Suites Miami.

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Miami Hotels to Fantasy Fest

Find your affordable Miami hotel on your way to Fantasy Fest in Key West, Florida. Fantasy Fest is an annual 10-day party for adults at the end of October. The party was created in 1979 by a small group of Key West locals to bring visitors to the island in what was a typically quiet time of the year. Since then, Fantasy Fest has grown every year and is now the wildest extravaganza in South Florida. Visitors from around the world bring their creativity and imaginations to Key West each year to witness exotic parades and join in uncensored costuming.

Over 50 Fantasy Fest events will be featured, including the Fantasy Fest Parade, the Reddy Ice Fantasy Façade, the Street Fair and the Masquerade March. There is definitely something for all mature audiences at the 2016 Fantasy Fest. Be sure to also check out the local restaurants, bars, shops and attractions during this yearly event.

The friendly staff at our hotel in Miami will be happy to provide more information about this popular event as you spend the night with us on your way to the Florida Keys.

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