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Arriving at Florida Tech
Melbourne International Airport
We strongly suggest you fly into Melbourne International Airport (www.mlbair.com) which is located less than 10 minutes from the campus. Air service is provided by Delta Air Lines and U.S. Airways. Local taxi service is available from the airport.
Melbourne Airport Express
Melbourne Airport Express offers door-to-door pickup service. For information and reservations, call 800-826-4544 or locally at 321-724-1600.
Hotels in Melbourne
We have many wonderful hotels located around Florida Tech! Below you will find Orientation's recommended hotels:
Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott - Melbourne, FL
When it comes to hotels in Melbourne, Florida, the Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott provide all of your lodging needs. At Courtyard, our spacious guest rooms and suites feature oversized work desk, plush bedding and in-room coffee. Start your day with our Eggs are It - cooked to order breakfast and finish the day in our indoor Jacuzzi.
The Residence Inn provides a home away from home atmosphere with fully equipped kitchens in roomy suites, complimentary hot breakfast buffet daily, and 2-3 socials weekly. Stay connected with complimentary internet access or grab a snack from the Market.
For more information about accommodations at both hotels, please visit http://cwp.marriott.com/mlbap/floridatech/.
Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place
The award winning Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place is centrally located in the heart of Melbourne next to the Orlando-Melbourne International Airport, minutes from Historic Downtown Melbourne, the beaches, Kennedy Space Center, and Space Coast Stadium; spring training location for the Washington Nationals and home of the Brevard Manatees. In addition the area plays host to numerous theaters, art galleries, shopping and fabulous dining options. The Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place also offers full service dining in “Lafitte’s New Orleans Food and “All That Jazz” Restaurant, the Rialto Lobby Lounge, as well as over 14,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space.
* The Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place provides the following complimentary services and amenities: wireless internet throughout the hotel, extensive Business center with remote printing, 24hr state of the art fitness center, outdoor heated pool with whirlpool, tennis and basketball courts, and 24hr room service.
* The Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place provides complimentary parking, and complimentary shuttle service within 5 miles of the hotel including, service to the FIT Campus, Melbourne Airport, shopping and the beach.
* For our Hilton Honors guests, the Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place offers the areas only key-access executive floor, featuring a Monday-Friday complimentary continental breakfast, light refreshments throughout the day and a Monday-Thursday nightly reception with hot hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, and cocktails.
For more information about accommodations, please visit http://www.hiltonmelbourne.com/ or call 321-768-0200.
Fairfield Inn & Suites - Marriott
The Fairfield Inn and Suites Melbourne FL is a brand new, AAA 3-Diamond awarded Marriott property. And it's no wonder when their amenities and services feature a complimentary continental breakfast every morning, a well-equipped business center, exercise room, heated pool, and free high-speed Internet access throughout the property. Just a short trip to the Florida Tech campus, this Fairfield Inn also offers Florida Tech visitor rates all year.
Each spacious guest room comes with a well-lit work desk, 32" flat-screen TV, iron and ironing board, coffee maker/tea service plus a refrigerator. King Suites feature one king bed plus double sofa bed, Sony CD player, and microwave.
Catch the latest movie with discount tickets from the front desk to Cinema World Movie Theater just next door. Our guests will also receive our more for your money card at check in offering them a variety of discounts at local restaurants and shops in the Melbourne area.
Please visit http://cwp.marriott.com/mlbfi/floridatech/ or call 321-722-2220 to make reservations
Orlando International Airport
Orlando International Airport is located approximately 1 hour away from campus. There are several transportation options available to you to get to campus.
The most economical way to reach Florida Tech is to use Melbourne Airport Express. For information and reservations, call 800-826-4544 or locally at 321-724-1600.
The cost of the trip from Orlando International Airport to Melbourne International Airport is $58. Alternatively, you could hire a taxi from the airport but a one-way trip from Orlando to Melbourne would be very expensive.
Orlando International Airport Shuttle Service