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The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

A fabulous, fabled and world-renowned slice of Florida's Gold Coast welcomes you to the lap of luxury at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale. Clear sunny skies, lush tropical surroundings, and the white sands of this beachfront resort are your own personal playground, where casual beach life and first class living meet. Each room is fantastically modern, yet classically elegant, with soothing champagne tones, and sliding glass doors leading out to spacious balconies overlooking the coast. Abundant natural light warms each room in a delightful manner, while beautiful marble tubs and all the modern amenities create a comfortable home away from home. Sink into plush accommodations each day and night, embraced by the gentle atmosphere of Florida, and the luxury of The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale.

As a guest of this fine establishment, enjoy an early morning tee time at Grande Oaks Golf Course, as well as use of the clubhouse and service of the on-site attendants. Take some time to pamper yourself and melt under the practiced hands of a masseuse at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale Spa. Set out for some amazing shopping at boutiques and galleries, and the perfect afternoon meal, on vibrant Las Olas Boulevard - or simply stretch out by the resort's grandiose infinity pool, relaxing in your own private cabana. Make your way to the beach for some fun in the sun, and take out a catamaran for a day of sailing. Delight in a surfing lesson before testing the waves on your own, or glide along the coast in a kayak for two. Be amazed by the beautiful underwater world with a scuba or snorkeling excursion, or even take a trip on an Atlantis Submarine. In the afternoon take a fascinating eco-tour through Sawgrass Recreation Park, spotting rare and endangered wildlife species. Before heading out to enjoy the nightlife of Fort Lauderdale, sit down at the hotel's Via Luna for an elegant Italian dinner, or relax poolside with lighter fare and a cocktail. As the lights come on in the city, head out to Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District for an amazing night on the town.

Location of The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale
1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Nearest Airport: FLL

Amenities for The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

  • General Information
  • 361 Guest Rooms
  • Pet Friendly
  • Dining
  • Poolside Dining
  • 2 Restaurants
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Wine Cellar
  • Bar
  • Wine Bar
  • Pool Wait Service
  • On-Site Amenities
  • Concierge
  • Spa on Property
  • Laundry Service
  • Gift Shop
  • Fitness Center
  • WiFi
  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Valet Parking
  • In-Room Amenities
  • Turndown Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Direct Dial Telephones
  • DVD Players
  • Hair Dryers
  • In-Room Safes
  • Mini Bar
  • Satellite Television
  • Iron/Ironing Boards
  • Marble Bathrooms
  • Flat-Screen Televisions
  • Luxury Linens
  • Luxury Bath Amenities
  • Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
  • Business
  • Business Center/Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Family
  • Cribs
  • Children's Menus
  • Rollaway Beds
  • Nearby
  • Golf
  • Interests
  • Beach

Reviews for The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

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TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 day ago

If you are expecting an exclusive, private beach resort at this Ritz Carlton, give it up! It is a public beach, across the street from the hotel. We reserved an oceanfront room, and the only rooms available of this most expensive type, are above the swimming pool, which is loaded with children screaming and yelling all day long, not to mention loud music playing at different times. Also, believe it or not, there is only one restaurant at this property. We truly thought we would have a quiet, exclusive experience at this property and that was not the case. We complained several times about the noise coming from the swimming pool but to no avail. The Ritz Carlton needs to get some "adult only" properties or restrictions during certain hours from children such as the club level or swimming pools, so adults can have some peace and quiet during some hours at least. One definite bright spot was the level of service at the club level from the club manager named Sammy. She was extraordinary!!

Strimpley - Plano, Texas


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed four nights with our three older teenage daughters at the Ritz Ft Lauderdale. We wanted somewhere easy in and easy out for a long weekend getaway with family members traveling from various points in the US. A few things a wish I knew before we arrived: the hotel is across the street from the beach. There is a skywalk connecting the hotel and the beach. On the weekends - the beach is crazy. No private area for Ritz guests so you are sitting in the middle of boom boxes and partiers. During the week - very pleasant and not crowded. The pool is small and is on the 7th floor. Views are gorgeous and there is a lively bar and good food. But it has a very urban feel. The surrounding properties are a real mix of high end hotel/condos and a Hooters and CVS right next door and downscale bars and souvenir shops. The scene to the south of the building is .. a scene .. especially at happy hour on the weekends. Traffic on the weekends can make getting to nearby restaurants a challenge. Breakfast buffet and Burlocka restaurant excellent - but prices seem even higher than what we've seen at other RC resorts. Rooms are a little dated as compared with other newly renovated Ritz properties we have stayed at. As usual, hotel staff and service are A++. Would stay here again if I had business in Ft Lauderdale but not for a family get away.

Abigail K - Armonk, NY


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I stopped in for lunch at the Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits restaurant, located in the lovely Ritz Carlton in Fort Lauderdale. From the valet to the waitress, it was a lovely experience. Michelle, our server, was very friendly & kind. We sat inside by the big windows (windy day), having a lunch overlooking the beach.....very soothing. We had visited the Ritz Carlton in 2007, however, this restaurant is relatively new and wasn't there on our last visit. The restaurant had a very open concept, welcoming to beach goers, as well as guests at the hotel. We enjoyed the ceviche, as an appetizer, and I had the swordfish with grilled vegetables. My husband had the grouper sandwich, very tasty, with a hot sauce & slaw on top. It had excellent fries on the side. The first 2 hours of valet parking are free if you validate your ticket with the hostess, which the valet kindly recommended. This restaurant is a nice addition to the Ritz experience, and we highly recommend !

Lisa B - Winfield, Illinois


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed one night before a Cruise at Christmas time. We had stayed for a week in September 2017. The hotel gave us a great room, corner over the pool. Just fantastic as you can see in the pictures. We flew into Ft Lauderdale in the morning and were at the poll before lunch time. 82 degrees. Spent the day at the pool and visited with so many of the wonderful staff (Scott, Richard, Ashley, Alex, Nick and I forgot a few others) They really make you feel at home. Still would prefer a different Main Restaurant setup at the Ritz. The Poolside Café was good as always. My wife did a spa treatment, exfoliation of some sort she really enjoyed. I think this may be our go to for short beach trips in the future.

jsirwin202 - Charlotte, North Carolina


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here before and was pleased to find that the high standards are being maintained. The hotel remains excellent, starting with the warm welcome at the front door which leads into the spotless lobby with its beautiful orchid centerpiece arrangement. My ocean facing room with balcony was huge and very clean. The bathroom with large bath and separate toilet and shower were clean with quality towels. Front desk staff was pleasant. I liked the free infused water in the lobby. Some negatives: The bed was too soft for my preference. The elevators had maintenance issues and at times there was only one functioning elevator, very inadequate for such a large hotel.

TravelFan48105 - Ann Arbor, Michigan


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