The Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa (Hotel Tour)



The Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa is a direct oceanfront resort that is located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale Beach. Situated just steps from the Atlantic Ocean, this amazing family-friendly resort is a one of the original luxury hotels in the A1A beachfront corridor.

This 650-room property was originally constructed in 1984 and is located in the northern “Harbor Beach” area of Fort Lauderdale Beach.  It is, however, within walking distance to the areas trendy shops, restaurants and entertainment venues.  Property features include a private beach club with water sports activities, a large outdoor pool that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, a fully-equipped fitness center with strength training and cardiovascular equipment, organized activities, and the Spa at Marriott’s Harbor Beach Resort.

The resort is part of the Marriott Bonvoy rewards program where members can earn and use points during their stay. In addition, Marriott offers a “Best Rate Guarantee” when making a reservation using any “official” Marriott reservation channel.

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Marriott Harbor Beach Resort – Frequently Asked Questions

What are the hotel rates at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort?

Hotel rates at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort are seasonal and vary based on the time of year but typically range from around $400 per night to more than $750 per night.

How close is the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort to the Fort Lauderdale Beach International Airport?

The Marriott Harbor Beach Resort is located approximately 15 to 20 minutes north of the Fort Lauderdale International Airport.

Is the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort located directly on the beach?

The Marriott Harbor Beach Resort is one of the very few hotels that are located directly on the world famous Fort Lauderdale beach.

Is there a Resort Fee or Parking Charge when staying at  the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort?

Resort fees are $39.00 per night and self-parking costs $45.00 per night for guests staying at the hotel

Is there a pool at  the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort?

The Marriott Harbor Beach Resort features a large outdoor pool with children’s water playground area, private cabana rentals and poolside dining.

What is the check-in and check-out time at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort?

The check in-time at The Marriott Harbor Beach Resorts is 4:00 PM and check out time is at 11:00 AM.

What is the pet policy at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort?

Outside of service animals, The Marriott Harbor Beach Resort is not a pet friendly hotel.

How many Marriott Bonvoy points is needed to stay for free night at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort?

The number of points for a free nights stay at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort range from around 40,000 to 70,000 depending on the time of the year.

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About the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

Originally opened for guests in 1984 and fully renovated in 2016, the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa is a full-service resort hotel that is located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale Beach.

Marriott Harbour Beach Resort & Spa

3030 Holiday Drive

Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316

954.525.4000

The resort is directly on Fort Lauderdale Beach and is within walking distance to restaurants, shopping and dining venues.  

Local Fort Lauderdale attractions including the Museum of Discovery & Science, the Bahia Mar Yachting Center, the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and the numerous shops & dining venues along Las Olas Boulevard.

The nearest major international airport is the Fort Lauderdale International Airport.  It will take about 15 minutes to get to the resort from the airport during non-peak times.

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Amenities

The Marriott Harbor Beach Resort is a resort that is perfect for those looking for a South Florida “beach vacation”.  Located directly on the sand at the southern end of the world famous Fort Lauderdale Beach, amenities are extensive and there is something for everyone at this property.

The main amenity is the beach club which includes 200,000 square feet of private beach.  Included with the resort fee is lounge chairs and towel service but the resort also offers day beds and watersports rentals by BouYah Water Sports.  Watersports rentals include:

  • Wave Runner rentals: $100 per half hour
  • Banana Boat:$25 per 15 minutes (per person)
  • Kayaks: $40 per hour
  • Paddle Boards: $40 per hour
  • Boogie Boards / Skim Boards: $10 per day

In addition to the beach club, there is a large outdoor pool and patio deck that includes private cabana rentals, two whirlpool tubs and a children’s water play area.  Organized activities surrounding the pool take place daily and include scavenger hunts, arts & crafts, games and family movie trivia.

The hotel also features The Spa at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort.  This 22,000 square foot full service spa provides a number of different treatments including massages, facials, body scrubs and salon services.  There is also a private pool for the exclusive use of the spa guests.  The spa is open daily from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and appointments are required.

Additional amenities include:

  • Fully equipped fitness center with classes including yoga, Zumba, Pilates and spinning.
  • On-site Fedex Office business center
  • Tennis and pickleball courts
  • Basketball court
  • Kids club

Dining Options

From pool-side dining, grab-and-go at Starbucks in addition to room service and fine dining restaurants, there are a number of options at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort.  The individual dining options at this hotel are as follows:

  • 3030 Ocean Restaurant: Open daily from noon to 11:00 PM, this upscale restaurant serves American cuisine including seafood and steaks. The restaurant is open daily from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM while the 3030 Bar is open daily from noon to 11:00 PM.
  • Riva: This indoor / outdoor family-friendly restaurant offers amazing views of the ocean while serving breakfast to it’s guests.  Open daily from 7:00 AM to Noon.
  • HB Fresh: Start your day with a refreshing fruit smoothie or baked goods.  Open daily from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • Loggerhead Sand Bar:  Located directly on the resort’s private beach, guests can enjoy light bites and cocktails just steps from the ocean.
  • Sea Level Restaurant and Ocean Bar:  Dine inside or outside right by the beach at the Sea Level Restaurant and Ocean Bar.  It is the perfect place to enjoy a sandwich or salad along with a refreshing cocktail.  Sea Level is open daily from 11:00 AM to 10:oo PM.
  • Starbucks:  Get your coffee at this full-service Starbucks  which also serves a variety of bagels, pastries and grab-and-go snacks. Open daily from 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Conferences and Events

From weddings and events to business conferences and meetings, the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa can accommodate gatherings of all sizes and types.  Recently redesigned, the resort features 20 event rooms with more than 49,000 square feet of event space.  The largest space is the 14,900 Grand Ballroom which has a capacity of 1,800 guests.

In addition to the indoor event space, the hotel features a number of outdoor venues including the 14,571 square foot Ocean View Terrace and the 5,459 square foot Resort Pool Deck.  Guests can even book events directly on the resorts 200,000 square feet of private beach.

The Rooms and Nightly Hotel Rates

There are multiple room types offered at Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa which are as follows:

  • Guest Room 1 King Bed – 338 square feet, maximum occupancy of three guests.
  • Guest Room Two Double Beds – 338 square feet, maximum occupancy of four guests.
  • Guest Room 1 King Bed & Balcony – 338 square feet, maximum occupancy of three guests.
  • Guest Room Two Double Beds & Balcony – 338 square feet, maximum occupancy of four guests.
  • Guest Room 1 King Bed & Balcony with Intracoastal View – 338 square feet, maximum occupancy of three guests.
  • Guest Room Two Double Beds & Balcony with Intracoastal View – 338 square feet, maximum occupancy of four guests.
  • Guest Room 1 King Bed & Balcony with Partial Ocean / Pool View – 338 square feet, maximum occupancy of three guests.
  • Guest Room Two Double Beds & Balcony with Partial Ocean / Pool View – 338 square feet, maximum occupancy of four guests.
  • Oceanfront Deluxe Guest Room 1 King Bed & Balcony – 338 square feet, maximum occupancy of three guests.
  • Oceanfront Deluxe Guest Room Two Double Beds & Balcony – 338 square feet, maximum occupancy of four guests.
  • Wind Drift One Bedroom Suite – 676 square feet, maximum occupancy of four guests.
  • Seaside Two Room Suite – 722 square feet, maximum occupancy of four guests.
  • Turtle Point Two Room Corner Suite – 1,120 square feet, maximum occupancy of four guests.
  • Atlantic Two Room Corner Suite – 1,120 square feet, maximum occupancy of four guests.
  • Vice Presidential Oceanfront One-Bedroom Corner Suite – 1,994 square feet, maximum occupancy of four guests.
  • Presidential Oceanfront Corner Suite – 2,347 square feet, maximum occupancy of four guests.

All rooms have flat panel televisions with cable television, mini-refrigerators, Wi-Fi, a work desk with chair, alarm clock, hair dryer, in room safe and an iron/ironing board.   Select rooms have private patios with pool, garden and ocean views.

Hotel Rates

Like most resorts in the South Florida, rates at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa are highly seasonal and we have found that rates and availability do vary quite considerably throughout the year.  

The rates shown below are the best available rate for two adults in three different room types offered at this hotel.   These rates were obtained directly from the hotel web site at the time of publication.  Please note that nightly rates can change at any time.

Rates for 2023   January 15th March 15th June 15th
Guest Room – 1 King   $549.00 $666.00 $489.00
Deluxe Room – 1 King   $569.00 $675.00 $509.00
Intracoastal View – 2 Double Beds   $589.00 $700.00 $519.00

The Marriott Harbor Beach Resort has a resort fee of $39.00 per night resort fee which includes:

  • High-speed internet
  • One fitness class per day
  • One beach chair per registered guest
  • Two resort welcome beverages
  • One hour of non-motorized water sports equipment per day (paddleboard, boogie board or kayak)
  • 90-minuts of court time for tennis / pickleball (includes racquets and balls)
  • $25 credit for spa services that are 50 minutes or longer

Additional charges include self-parking costs where are $45.00 per night. If you are a Marriott Bonvoy member you earn or can use points to stay at this resort. 

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What We Liked about the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa:

  • Fantastic location in the heart of Fort Lauderdale beach
  • Direct beach front resort
  • Amazing ocean views
  • Close to local area amenities & restaurants

What We Didn’t Like about the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa:

  • Heavy traffic in the immediate area of the resort
  • Expensive resort fee $39.00 per night and self-parking fee of $45.00 per night

What We Think the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa is perfect for:

  • Fort Lauderdale beach vacations
  • Local staycations
  • Small to medium sized conferences and events

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