The best hotels in Fort Myers range from luxury boutique hotels in the River District to indulgent bed-and-breakfast choices near the historic Edison-Ford estates. You can even stay near the airport for ease of arrival and departure without sacrificing comfort or style.
10 Best Fort Myers Hotels
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Best Western Fort Myers Waterfront
Situated on the calm banks of the Okeechobee Waterway, this hotel shines as one of the best hotels in Fort Myers with some of the city’s most impressive water views. Each room features a private balcony from which you can view dolphins and manatees—and, of course, the memorable sunset every evening. Lay by the heated pool each day or walk down the fishing pier. Popular with large groups, the hotel features adjoining rooms based on availability.
Amenities: Free Wi-Fi, heated outdoor pool, fitness center, fishing pier, elevator, ice/vending machines, air conditioning, free parking, 24-hour front desk, accessible rooms and parking business center, safe deposit box, multilingual staff, mini-refrigerator and microwaves in room, coffee/tea maker, iron and ironing board, private balconies, wake-up calls, free local calls, and 42-inch plasma HD TVs.
Hotel Indigo Fort Myers River District
The luxury is in the details at this boutique lodging that recalls bygone days with its quaint architecture and artistic décor. Yet it has been modernized for the comfort of guests. Its River District location puts you close to festivals, parades, and concerts, and the hotel itself offers both a jazz brunch at its popular restaurant and live entertainment on its rooftop. Hotel Indigo is truly in the heart of the action—it’s even a stop on downtown’s monthly “Music Walk.”
Amenities: Free Wi-Fi, fitness center, heated outdoor pool, room service, restaurant on premises, room service, business center, dry cleaning, laundry service, multilingual staff, breakfast available, air conditioning, rooftop bar, pet-friendly rooms (guide and service dogs), accessible rooms and parking, and live entertainment.
Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower Shops
The Crowne Plaza stands out as one of the best hotels in Fort Myers with its central location and upmarket offerings. Located just a few minutes from the stadiums where the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox spend spring training, the hotel is ideal for those who want to take advantage of seeing multiple baseball games. The property is also next door to the high-end Bell Tower Shops mall. Rooms are large and comfortable, and there are dining options on-site.
Amenities: Free Wi-Fi, fitness center, business center, meeting space with A/V equipment, heated outdoor pool, Wall Street Journal availability, free parking, quiet zones, on-site restaurants and bar, guaranteed wake-up calls, shuttle bus, airport transportation, and concierge.
The Hibiscus House Bed & Breakfast
This luxury bed-and-breakfast hotel is conveniently located between downtown and the Edison-Ford Estates. Guests can easily walk to Caloosahatchee River, Centennial Park, and other natural attractions in the area, as well as to many of the shops, art galleries, and restaurants in town. Hosts Pam and David McCurrach go out of their way to welcome guests—including those with children aged five years and older—to their charming house, which was built in the early 1900s. Private baths in each room offer different contemporary arrangement, ranging from rain showers to a BubbleMassage bathtub, but all feature products from Gilchrist & Soames’ English Spa Collection.
Amenities: Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, air conditioning, private baths, free off-street parking, flat-screen TVs with movie channels, and Gilchrist & Soames’ bath products.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Fort Myers Estero
An atrium-style lobby, which features a nightly evening reception with appetizers and beverages, welcome guests at this two-bedroom-suite hotel, which lies at the border of Fort Myers and Estero. The hotel overlooks the Estero Bay Preserve, and its restaurant, the Eagles Nest Café, is named for just some of the birds you can find and watch in the region. Take the complimentary shuttle to any sights within a five-mile radius, including nearby outlet malls.
Amenities: Free Wi-Fi, included breakfast, complimentary evening reception, free parking, restaurant, bar/lounge, room service, fitness center, business center, shuttle bus, airport transportation, laundry service, dry cleaning, self-serve laundry, heated outdoor pool, hot tub, in-room microwave, multilingual staff, ATM, cribs, high chairs, playpens, gift shop, convenience store, luggage hold, concierge desk, guest activity/recreation desk, and safe deposit box. Accessible rooms and parking are available.
Legacy Harbour Hotel & Suites
Unbeatable views and thoughtful extras secure Legacy Harbour Hotel & Suites a spot on the list of best hotels in Fort Myers. Watch luxury boats in the Legacy Harbour Marina, pods of manatees floating in the Caloosahatchee River, and superstar sunsets from the hotel. This local favorite offers one- and two-bedroom riverfront suites equipped with full kitchens and living areas; there are also basic rooms available.
Amenities: Free Wi-Fi, heated outdoor pool, free parking, breakfast included, bar/lounge, fitness center, business center, self-serve laundry, air conditioning, refrigerator in room, and suites with full kitchens.
Four Points by Sheraton Fort Myers Airport
It may sound like the hotel, which is only two miles from Southwest Florida International Airport, caters primarily to travelers in transit. But it’s the closest hotel to the JetBlue Park-Fenway South, where the Boston Red Sox do their MLB spring training. And the CenturyLink Sports Complex-Hammond Stadium, which houses the Minnesota Twins for spring training, is right down the corridor. Large rooms feature regionally inspired and sophisticated décor, plus Four Points Signature Beds.
Amenities: Free Wi-Fi, heated outdoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, free parking, bar/lounge, restaurant, room service, business center, shuttle bus, airport shuttle, laundry service, self-service laundry, dry cleaning, multilingual staff, air conditioning, and in-room microwave and refrigerator.
Hampton Inn & Suites Fort Myers-Colonial Boulevard
Golf lovers rate this Hampton Inn among the best hotels in Fort Myers for its proximity to 10 local golf courses. This top-rated suite hotel is just a few minutes from the Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox spring training grounds and not far from the beaches. With refrigerators and microwaves in the rooms and plenty of shops nearby, it’s easy to stock up on essentials. Plus, the On the House hot breakfast is included daily, which is a nice perk to wake up to after sleeping on Hampton’s signature Cloud 9 bedding. Miss the meal? No problem: you’ll find coffee and tea in the lobby 24/7.
Amenities: Free Wi-Fi, breakfast included, free parking, fitness center, heated outdoor pool, dry cleaning, laundry service, self-serve laundry, multilingual staff, in-room microwave and refrigerator, air conditioning, and 24-hour coffee and tea.
Hilton Garden Inn Fort Myers
The Hilton Garden Inn is located on the southwest edge of the Fort Myers business district, close to the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, local colleges, and many of Fort Myers’ most popular attractions. There’s a restaurant, pool, and fitness and business centers on the premises. The 24-hour Pavilion Pantry provides round-the-clock treats.
Amenities: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, restaurant, bar/lounge, room service, fitness center, business center, banquet room, laundry service, self-serve laundry, dry cleaning, air conditioning, in-room microwave and refrigerator, heated outdoor pool, and hot tub.
Hyatt Place Fort Myers at The Forum
Lovely accommodations plus 24/7 flexibility make Hyatt Place one of the best hotels in Fort Myers. The extra-large Hyatt Grand Bed® is a particular comfort, and many of the amenities never close, including the fitness center, the “e-Room” business center, and the Gallery Market.
Amenities: Free Wi-Fi, breakfast included, free parking, restaurant/bar, room service, fitness center, business center, airport transportation, outdoor pool, air conditioning, multilingual staff, 42-inch HDTV, sleeper sofa, 24/7 market, self-service check-in/check-out kiosks, and sun room. (Pet-friendly.)
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– Original reporting by Jen Karetnik