Thursday, December 27, 2018

Miami Hotels for Miami Marathon & Half Marathon

Find comfortable accommodations for the 2019 Miami Marathon and Half Marathon at our affordable Miami hotel. The Fitbit Miami Marathon will welcome over 20,000 runners from all over the globe to take part in this world-famous event. The Fitbit Tropical 5K will take place on January 26, and the Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon will be held on January 27.

The event is renowned as not only a test of strength and will, but also a desired escape and experience during the month of January. Marathon veterans and first-timers are mutually attracted to the scenic route, which starts outside of American Airlines Arena and traverses MacArthur Causeway to Miami Beach before returning to Miami via the Venetian Causeway, navigating through the art district and finishing in the beautiful bay area. This year’s event will also feature premier entertainment by top sponsors along its route.

Acknowledged for giving back to the community, the Fitbit Miami Marathon has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars each year for more than 70 charity organizations. Our hotel in Miami can provide more information about the 2019 Miami Marathon & Half Marathon when you spend the night with us.


Miami Hotels to the Key West Food & Wine Festival

The Key West Food and Wine Festival is right around the corner and our hotel in Miami is the perfect place to get some rest on your way to the Florida Keys. The edible extravaganza occurs January 23 – 27, 2019 under the lighthearted subtropical island slogan, "Flip Flops Required".

This year’s Festival is celebrating Key West's culinary culture and historical architecture. All events this year will feature a bit of history about food culture at historical places with local artists that make Key West truly magical. Discover gourmet galas and tastings, cuisine seminars and exclusive Key West experiences that spotlight the region's lively culinary scene and talented chefs. The festivities will be held in historical places and hosted by the Oldest House Museum & Gardens.

The Festival’s audience continues to expand both nationally and internationally, so don’t miss your opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of wines and cuisine on the beautiful island of Key West. The courteous staff at our budget Miami hotel will be glad to provide more information about the Key West Food and Wine Festival when you stay with us on your way to the Florida Keys.


Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Hotels Near Zoo Miami - Zoo Lights

Celebrate the holiday season with exciting events at Zoo Miami. The Zoo’s glorious grounds come to life in 2018 during Zoo Lights from November 23 to December 29. It’s a family-friendly series of events that you won’t want to miss when you stay at our hotel near Zoo Miami.

Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami features bright animal-shaped lights and dazzling tree decorations along walkways throughout the Zoo. Listen to wonderful holiday music as you sip hot chocolate, treat yourself to delicious cookies, and enjoy rides such as the Wildlife Carousel and the Hippo Slide. Admission to Zoo Lights includes a pair of 3D glasses, which will make the evening experience even more engaging and amusing. Some resident animals at Zoo Miami also get holiday surprises during the Zoo Lights annual events with the Holiday Gifts for the Animals program, which allows visitors to watch animals open presents prepared by zookeepers and volunteers.

Zoo Miami also features unique holiday shopping opportunities and photos with Santa or their Zoo Squad for wonderful family gifts and memories. The location of our hotel in the Miami Kendall area offers convenient access to Zoo Lights and all the holiday festivities.


Miami Hotels – Santa’s Enchanted Forest

It’s that time of year again in Miami! Santa’s Enchanted Forest will be open from November 1, 2018 to January 6, 2019. The World’s Largest Holiday Theme Park is celebrating more than three decades with over 100 rides, games, shows and attractions, and our Miami hotel is close to all the holiday fun.

In addition to all the exciting rides, Santa’s Enchanted Forest features water gun races, pony rides, a petting zoo, a magic show, an aerial show, a kid’s variety show, a mechanical bull, a rock-climbing wall, and even a motorcycle globe of death. This popular amusement park is also known for unique treats and snacks such as deep fried chocolate bars, elephant ears, churros, donuts, candy apples, carne asada, corn on the cob, and giant slices of pizza.

Don’t miss your chance to immerse yourself into the holiday spirit as millions of sparkly lights and joyful holiday music surround you. The friendly staff at our cheap hotel in Miami can provide more info about Santa’s Enchanted Forest when you spend the night with us.


Friday, September 21, 2018

Miami Hotels - South Florida Seafood Festival

The South Florida Seafood Festival will take place on October 20 – 21, 2018 and our hotel in Miami is near all the tasty fun. Set at Miami’s historic Marine Stadium in Key Biscayne, it’s a celebration of all kinds of seafood, giving people their fill of the freshest and tastiest delicacies from the sea.

The Festival provides incredible food and fun times for anyone looking to experience a slice of Florida’s diverse culture. What better way to kick off Stone Crab season than to enjoy it by the sea with live Caribbean bands, kid-friendly fun with obstacle courses and an Eco-Discovery Zone, mojitos bars, wine lounges, nautical-themed gift shops and much more! With over 25 gourmet seafood culinary partners, this family-oriented event gives you the chance to discover some of the freshest seafood at the largest fresh fish market in South Florida.

Don’t miss your chance to savor dishes like grilled fish, paella, gumbo, jambalaya, chowders, lobster rolls and sushi from master chefs. The friendly staff at our affordable Miami hotel will be happy to provide more information about the South Florida Seafood Festival when you stay with us.


Miami Kendall Hotels Near Grovetoberfest

If you love beer, then don’t miss your chance to experience Grovetoberfest when you stay at our Miami Kendall hotel. South Florida’s largest beer festival will be held on October 13, 2018 in Coconut Grove and will feature unlimited beer, delicious food vendors, and awesome live music.

Savor over 500 different types of craft beer through an accommodating variety of tickets for your festival experience. Prices vary depending on the extent of the package. Local breweries will strive to impress you with barrel-aged stouts, sours made with local fruit, and hoppy IPAs. Along with all the delicious beer, Grovetoberfest will also be featuring a blast to the past theme with nods to 8-bit, 1980’s retro video games like Super Mario Bros.

Beer enthusiasts will unite to sample unlimited beer from across the country and around the world at Grovetoberfest, so have a blast at this popular event when you spend the night at our budget hotel in Miami.


Thursday, August 23, 2018

Miami Hotels for Miami Attractions Month

The weather will begin cooling off soon, so get out and take advantage of free and discounted admissions from October 1 – October 31 during Miami Attractions Month. Our hotel near Zoo Miami, which is located right off the Florida Turnpike, offers close access to all the greatest attractions in South Florida.

Miami Attractions Month is part of the popular Miami Temptations Program, which takes a thematic focus on the best of Miami with monthly deals and special events. Temptations Programs include: Miami Cruise Month (January), Miami Romance Month (February), Shop Miami Month (March), Miami Sports and Wellness Month (April), Miami Museum Month (May), Miami Film Month (June), Miami Spa Month (July-August), Miami Spice Restaurant Month (August-September), Miami Live Arts Month (November) and Miami Heritage Month (December).

Miami Attraction Month offers deals and discounts at Zoo Miami, Jungle Island, Miami Seaquarium, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Perez Art Museum Miami and the Deering Estate, among many other popular venues, so maximize your vacation by spending the night at our affordable Miami Kendal Hotel.


Miami Hotels for Miami Spice

Miami Spice is here again and our Miami hotel is near all the delicious fun. More than 200 South Florida restaurants are participating in Miami Spice this year from August 1 – September 30 by offering discounted lunches, brunches and dinners, so make sure you take advantage of the excellent dining opportunities.

Miami Spice is a mouth-watering restaurant promotion showcasing the very best of Miami cuisine. Participating restaurants offer signature dishes created by world-renowned chefs at reduced prices. There is no membership or sign-up required to enjoy Miami Spice. Simply visit the individual webpage of the restaurant you want to visit and check the days of the week that the restaurant offers Miami Spice specials.

For the first time ever, Miami Spice is participating with Slow Food Miami, the local nonprofit organization that recognizes restaurants and businesses that practice sustainability and authenticity in their food and beverage programs. Look for the “Snail of Approval” mark from Slow Food Miami to find Miami Spice restaurants that have been recognized for embracing eco-friendly methods.

With all the participating South Florida eateries this year, it can be daunting to find the perfect place to start your Spice adventure, so let the courteous staff at our hotel in Miami provide suggestions about locally preferred restaurants that feature Miami Spice discounts when you stay with us.


Thursday, July 26, 2018

Miami Travel Hotels for Fantasy Fest

Find comfort and affordability at our Miami hotel on your way to Fantasy Fest. Fantasy Fest is an annual street party for grown-ups in Key West, Florida. Attracting as many as 75,000 people each year, it’s an event that invites grown-ups out to play and celebrates our Florida Keys culture.

Fantasy Fest has been growing every year since its inception in 1979, and it's now the wildest party in South Florida. Fun-loving people from around the globe bring their creativity and imaginations to Key West each year for costuming, parades and adult partying. Body paint is usually very popular, but public nudity is technically not allowed.

Fantasy Fest has been compared to New Orleans Mardi Gras and Carnival in Rio De Janeiro. As with these other festivals, Fantasy Fest concentrates along bars located on Duval Street in Key West. Most of the party is adult oriented, but there are also family-friendly events. The courteous staff at our hotel in Miami will be happy to provide more information about Fantasy Fest when you spend the night with us.


Budget Hotels Near Miami Shopping

Our budget hotel in Miami offers nearby shopping adventures for the entire family. Besides the enormous selection of stores, these shopping districts offer exciting live entertainment, colorful restaurants and unique special events. If you're looking for hotels near Dolphin Mall or if you need an affordable hotel near Dadeland Mall, look no further than Comfort Suites MiamiBelow are the top shopping districts near our Miami hotel.

Dolphin Mall
Miami’s largest outlet shopping center offers designer brands at affordable prices. Doral’s Dolphin Mall showcases more than 240 stores including Calvin Klein Factory Outlet, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue’s Off 5th and Tommy Hilfiger.

Dadeland Mall
At over 1.4 million square-feet, Dadeland Mall is home to Florida’s largest Macy’s, making it a popular shopping destination. Other department stores include Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom and JCPenney.

Miami International Mall
This shopping mall features over 1 million square feet of shopping fun. Located in Doral near the Miami International Airport, it features major retailers like Macy's Women's and Kid's, Macy's Men's and Home, JCPenney, Kohl's, Sears and H&M.

The Palms at Town & Country 
The Palms at Town & Country provides a wonderful balance of over 70 nationally recognized stores, eclectic shops and dining options that showcase unique local and regional flair.

Miami IKEA
IKEA’s Miami store is located near the Dolphin Mall and the Florida Turnpike. IKEA is a Swedish-founded multinational group that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances and home accessories.


Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Budget Hotel for Miami Swim Week

Miami Swim Week runs through July 12 – 17, 2018, and our budget Miami hotel is near all the action. Miami Swim Week is a marathon of fashion events centered on swimsuits that roll into Miami Beach every July. Thousands of manufacturers, buyers, designers, stylists, models, and members of the press go to catwalk capers, product launches, nightclub parties, designer presentations and private dinners.

Celebrities have been known to show up at the various shows and parties. Famous people such as Christina Milian, Tyson Beckford, Wale and Leighton Meester, Leo DiCaprio and Scott Eastwood have made appearances at some model parties. Other notable personalities that have attended the festivities include Eva Marcille (“America’s Next Top Model”), Darnell Nicole (“WAGS Miami”), Erica Mena (“Love and Hip Hop N.Y.”) and Tatu Baby (“Ink Masters” and “Black Ink Crew”).

People from all over the globe attend Miami Swim Week events to see all the new and exciting trends that will hit retail racks in the coming months. Don’t miss your chance to mingle with notable figures and cutting-edge designers from today’s fashion industry when you stay at our hotel in Miami.


Your Hurricane Safe Hotel in Miami

Hurricane season is here again, and it lasts from June 1 – November 30. The Comfort Suites Miami Hotel would like you to know that you are entirely safe when you stay with us. Our sound resistant and hurricane safe Miami hotel features reinforced exterior and interior concrete walls, along with full power backup through a natural gas generator, which can provide air conditioning and electricity throughout our entire Miami hotel.

Our hotel in Miami received a letter from FEMA near the end of last year’s hurricane season that congratulated the hotel staff for their organization, benevolence and compassion during Hurricane Irma. You can read the FEMA letter below and feel reassured this summer when you spend the night at our hurricane proof hotel in Miami.

2018 Hurricane Forecast

According to an updated seasonal outlook released by The Weather Company, the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to feature a near-average number of hurricanes and tropical storms. The Weather Company expects 12 named storms during the season, including five minor hurricanes and two major hurricanes of Category 3 or higher intensity. The good news is that they compared sea-surface temperature anomalies for inactive vs. active hurricane seasons and found that the current pattern more closely resembles inactive hurricane seasons.


Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Miami-Kendall Hotel for Redland Orchid Festival

If you’re an orchid lover, then make sure you visit the Redland Orchid Festival on May 18 – 20, 2018 when you stay at our Miami-Kendall hotel. The Festival will feature over 60 vendors and provide a chance to discover rare orchids from around the world. Orchid hobbyists generally acknowledge South Florida’s Redland Orchid Festival as the one event of the year that should not be missed.

Orchids are a passion for many people. They are easily distinguished from other plants because they share some common characteristics, or "apomorphies". Among these are bilateral symmetry of the flower (zygomorphism), resupinate flowers, a highly modified petal (labellum), fused stamens and carpels, and extremely small seeds. The Redland Orchid Festival in Miami will feature a wide assortment of high quality orchids, great shopping opportunities, and a free lecture series that taps into the minds of visiting orchid growers and presents topics of interest to all orchid collectors.

You can also submit your own orchids and have them judged by the American Orchid Society (AOS). Entries should be submitted on Thursday, May 17th between noon and 3:00pm. Get more information about the Redland Orchid Festival from the friendly staff at our hotel in Kendall.


Miami-Kendall Hotel for Cinco de Mayo

Get ready for the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration near our hotel in Kendall. Enjoy sombreros, mariachis and specialty margaritas with over 8,000 festive friends. The fiesta will be located on Brickell Avenue between the W Hotel & Bank of America, and it will offer beautiful, refreshing views of Miami.

Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "Fifth of May") is an annual celebration held on May 5. The date is celebrated to commemorate the Mexican Army's unlikely victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. In the United Stated, the date has become associated with the celebration of Mexican-American culture, but it’s often mistaken for Mexico's Independence Day, which actually occurs on September 16 to commemorate the “Cry of Dolores” that initiated the war of Mexican independence from Spain.

Regardless of the reason for the celebration, Miami’s Cinco de Mayo fiesta unites people of all nationalities for one exhilarating night, so put your dancing shoes on as mariachi bands play authentic Mexican music and Miami's top DJ's take over the stage. Join the fun at this exciting annual event when you spend the night with us at our Miami-Kendall hotel.


Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Miami Hotels - Miami Fashion Week 2018

Every spring, Miami Fashion Week revolutionizes Miami’s fashion industry with its numerous shows and our Miami hotel offers convenient access to all of its events. MIAFW was started in 1998 and has become the world's largest fashion week for Latin American and Caribbean fashion designers.

MIAFW takes advantage of the strong and diverse connection Miami has built between Latin Countries and the United States. It also serves to encourage Miami's ever-growing population of artists and designers, but the influence of Miami Fashion Week reaches beyond the expected swimwear. As the longest running fashion week in the region, Miami Fashion Week turns out a staggering amount of designs in the evening wear, menswear and intimate wear departments, focusing on resort wear due to the city's close proximity to the ocean.

Miami Fashion Week attracts international visitors from around the globe every year that come to discover new clothing trends and styles, so make sure you don’t miss this exciting event when you stay at our hotel in Miami. Our courteous staff will be happy to provide information about MIAFW and other events when you spend the night with us.


Miami Hotels - Brew at the Zoo 2018

Miami’s largest beer festival, New Times Brew at the Zoo, will be held on May 12 and our cheap hotel in Miami is near the all the fun. Cheer to the exotic animals as you sample favorite local, regional and international craft beers while you indulge in awesome food, enjoy live music and encounter Zoo Miami’s resident creatures.

Breweries that will be featured for general admission tickets include Hollywood Brewing, the Keg King, Wynwood Brewing, Cigar City, Oskar Blues, Left Hand, Tampa Bay Brewing, Broski Ciderworks, Copperpoint, LauderAle, South Beach Brewing, Veza Sur, Islamorada Beer Company, Bousa, 3 Daughters, Goose Island, Blue Point, 10 Barrel, Elysian, Golden Road, Karbach, Kona, Shipyard, Seadog, Estrella Damm, Shock Top, LandShark, 26 Degrees, Brew Hub, Concrete Beach, Biscayne Bay, Guinness, Descarga and Gulf Stream.

Beer lovers can also upgrade to the VIP experience, which includes early entry at 7pm and access to a special area that comes with perks such as full-size beers as well as spirits and wine samplings. Join all the fun at New Times Brew at the Zoo when you stay at our hotel near Zoo Miami.


Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Miami Hotels - 2018 Miami Open

The 2018 Miami Open will be held at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park on March 19 – April 1, 2018. Book your Miami-Kendall hotel near the Miami Open at Comfort Suites Miami. With individual session tickets starting at just $35.00, it’s an annual South Florida sporting event that tennis enthusiasts simply can’t resist.

For three decades, the Miami Open has been bringing the best in sports, food, fashion, and entertainment to South Florida and 2018 will be another global showcase of what makes the event and surrounding community so special. Located in one of the world’s most multicultural cities with amazing weather and a glamorous celebrity appeal, the Miami Open has an energy and excitement unlike any other tennis tournament in the world.

The world’s greatest male and female tennis players are featured in the annual Miami Open presented by Ita├║, so you are certain to have an experience that you will not forget. Get more information about the Miami Open from the courteous staff at our hotel in Miami when you stay with us.


Budget Miami Hotels - Jazz in the Gardens

Jazz in the Gardens 2018 will be held at the Hard Rock Stadium on March 17 – 18. Reserve your budget Miami hotel near Jazz in the Gardens at Comfort Suites Miami. Don’t miss this exhilarating mixture of jazz, funk and R&B from some of the world’s most influential music artists. Event-goers will find themselves enthralled by the contagious melodies and rhythms that vibrate from the stage.

Jazz in the Gardens has easily become the City of Miami Gardens’ premiere entertainment event. Having 12 years of history under its belt, Jazz in the Gardens celebrates diversity, culture and art through various genres of music. At a time when women’s voices are being heard more loudly than they have in decades, Jazz in the Gardens is giving female artists an equal platform on the stage. This year’s lineup includes performers ranging from Chaka Khan to Salt-N-Pepa. In the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, it’s nice to see that progress is being made in amplifying the voices of women both on and off the stage.

This music festival not only brings world-renowned talent to Miami Gardens, but it also gives local artists the opportunity to be seen, heard and possibly discovered by top producers. Ask the friendly staff at our cheap hotel in Miami for more information about Jazz in the Gardens when you spend the night with us.


Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Budget Miami Hotels - Ultra Music Festival 2018

Ultra Music Festival is the nation’s premier outdoor electronic music festival and will be held on March 23 – 25, 2018 in Downtown Miami at Bayfront Park. Book your budget hotel in Miami near Ultra Music Festival at Comfort Suites Miami today.

It was almost 20 years ago that Ultra Music Festival began as a one-day party on the sands of Miami Beach. Two decades later, Ultra has become a global brand with festivals in Colombia, Brazil, Spain, Croatia, South Africa, Japan, South Korea, Thailand and other countries, but the crown jewel still remains the Miami show. The tag line of the festival is “Expect the Unexpected”, so you can be sure that Ultra Music Festival 2018 will have some tricks still up its sleeve during the three solid days and nights of EDM (Electronic Dance Music). You can also expect surprise artists because you never know who will show up at Ultra. In recent years, P Diddy, Usher, Justin Bieber and many other superstars have made on-stage appearances.

Choose our Miami hotel for affordable accommodations during Ultra Music Festival 2018. This dynamic event attracts people from around the globe every year and continues to grow, so it’s a party you definitely won’t want to miss during your stay at the Comfort Suites Miami Hotel.


Miami Hotels - Art Wynwood 2018

Reserve your Miami hotel near Art Wynwood 2018 at Comfort Suites Miami. Produced in Miami by Art Miami, the Art Wynwood fair will debut its seventh edition during President's Day Weekend, February 15 – 19, 2018.

Since its inception in 2012, Art Wynwood has become the premier winter destination and modern art fair in South Florida. The event offers the most diverse, affluent and culturally savvy international audience in the United States. This year, Art Wynwood will be held at the former Miami Herald site, which is also the new home of Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami. Nestled between the Venetian Causeway and MacArthur Causeway, Art Wynwood’s new location in the heart of Miami’s cultural epicenter will offer convenient access to Miami Beach and everything that this exciting city has to offer.

Book your reservation at our hotel in Miami today. Art Wynwood will showcase a dynamic array of works, featuring emerging talent from the contemporary market and modern masters. The friendly staff at the Comfort Suites Miami Hotel will be happy to provide more information when you stay with us.