For a sunny getaway that feels like a tropical vacation but won’t break the bank, look no further than the beaches, resorts, and theme parks of Florida. At these 10 affordable Florida hotels, you can enjoy everything from manatee diving to nightly wine tastings in great locations across the Sunshine State—all for less than $150 per night.
Starlite Hotel Miami Beach
Art Deco, neon signs, and white-sand beaches make Miami Beach a vibrant getaway for all types of travelers, minus the heavy resort fees. The colorfully lit Starlite Hotel has rooms starting at $109 with the beach beckoning outside its front door.
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Aloft Tampa Downtown
Home to an inventive craft brewery scene and relaxing beaches, Tampa is one of Florida’s most dynamic cities. Enjoy riverfront views and a trendy atmosphere at the Aloft Tampa Downtown starting around $118 nightly—pool deck with towering views of downtown included.
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The Point Orlando Resort
You don’t have to shell out for a theme-park resort if you’re visiting Disney World or Universal Studios. Orlando is packed with affordable lodging options like the Point Orlando Resort, where you can relax poolside between parks for around $109 per night.
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Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront
Ocean-sprawled Cocoa Beach has miles of white sand and idyllic blue water. The average hotel price is surprisingly low—just $130 per night, which is also the starting price point for rooms at the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront, complete with a nightly wine and cheese hour.
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Hollander Hotel St. Petersburg
The Gulf beaches of St. Petersburg, Florida, are consistently ranked some of the most beautiful in the country—and the area has plenty of cultural offerings, like the Dali Museum, to boot. A stay at the Hollander Hotel starts at about $116 per night and includes access to a pool area complete with lounge chairs and a bar
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Plantation on Crystal River
If you enjoy golf, manatees, and Southern charm, stay for a while at Crystal River’s Plantation hotel, where rooms start at around $100 per night. Take a manatee boat tour that will put you right in the water with the area’s famed slow-moving mammals, or enjoy the property’s massive pool and scenic riverfront views.
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Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa
Orlando-area hotels often cater to theme park-bound families, but not all include a life-sized pirate ship in their pool. Kids will love the Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa, where rooms start at just $136 per night. Some rooms also have kitchenettes and washers and dryers.
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The Cozy Inn
Historic Saint Augustine, Florida, is a quaint getaway complete with a centuries-old fortress and pirate museum. Rooms at the Old Town area’s Cozy Inn start around $100 per night and are just steps from downtown.
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YVE Hotel Miami
The sleek YVE Hotel Miami is located in downtown Miami, and starts at around $130 per night—a steal in comparison to the prices you’ll find at nearby resorts.
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The Seaside Amelia Inn
Even island escapes in Florida won’t break the bank: The Seaside Amelia Inn starts at $147 per night. You’ll love the hotel’s rooftop deck and free breakfast.
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