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Airports And Accommodations

If you or your family/friends want to visit Melbourne, make sure to review the suggested hotels and airports listed below! All of these hotels are located within minutes of the Florida Tech campus and some offer special room rates for our visitors. Discounted reservations must be made directly with the hotels by calling their local telephone numbers. Be sure to mention you are visiting Florida Tech.

Airports

Melbourne International Airport

We strongly suggest you fly into Melbourne International Airport which is located less than 10 minutes from the campus. Air service is provided by Delta Air Lines and American Airlines. 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.

 

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 to get a one-way trip from Orlando to Melbourne.

Orlando International Airport Shuttle Service

www.abusytraveler.com

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 Melbourne International Airport, minutes from FIT, Historic Downtown Melbourne, and the pristine beaches of Florida’s Space Coast. 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 Rustic Restaurant; an international menu with a Floribbean flair, the Rialto Lobby Lounge, as well as over 14,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event 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 and poolside food service, 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, Historic Downtown Melbourne, 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 the hotel or to book please visit www.hiltonmelbourne.com or www.facebook.com/HiltonMelbourneRialtoPlace or simply call 321-768-0200 and ask for the FIT Rate.

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

Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront

Wake up to the calls of seagulls, splash in the warm surf, and swim in our crystal-clear pool—at the newly renovated Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront, you can do it all. Our inviting Melbourne, FL accommodations feature plush, comfortable guestrooms and suites, perfect for families, group travel, business trips, and romantic getaways. Indulge in our amenities, including the Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage program, in-room microwaves and refrigerators, plush linens, and a complimentary shuttle to Melbourne International Airport (MLB). The Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront is located only 7 miles from the Florida Institute of Technology campus.

Our Melbourne, Florida beach hotel is located in close proximity to Patrick Air Force Base, Port Canaveral, and the Kennedy Space Center, as well as an hour from Orlando, home to such major attractions as Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, and Universal Studios. Spend one day of your vacation strolling down the Florida seashore or surfing Cocoa Beach, and spend the next on the area’s most thrilling rides and sweetest theme parks—the possibilities are endless.

Please visit our website: www.cpmelbourne.com or call 321-777-0035

Crowne Plaza Melbourne features include 290 beautifully renovated guestrooms including 24 suites, Quiet zone for business travelers, Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage program, Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, 10,000 square feet of indoor and 6,000 square feet of outdoor deck meeting space, Complimentary business center, Outdoor pool, hot tub, and sun deck, 24-hour fitness center, Ocean Reef Spa, On-site restaurant, MARiSOL Restaurant, Surfside Lounge, oceanfront lounge and bar, Ocean deck, Beach rentals, Complimentary shuttle to Melbourne International Airport, In-room microwave and refrigerator, Close proximity to Patrick Air Force Base, Port Canaveral, and Orlando attractions

Places to Stay

These hotels are located within minutes of the Florida Tech campus and offer special rates for our visitors. Discounted reservations must be made directly with the hotels by calling their local telephone numbers. Final rate may depend on the time of year, length of stay and/or the type of room selected. Be sure to mention you are visiting Florida Tech!

HotelReservationsFlorida Tech RatesAmenities
Courtyard by Marriot
2101 W New Haven Ave, West Melbourne, FL 32904
321-724-6400 Double & Standard King$119
Code: FITC for King
FITH for Double Queen
Free Wifi
Fitness Center
Pool
Business Center
Complementary parking
Crowne Plaza Oceanfront
2605 N Highway A1A, Indialantic FL 32903
321-777-4100 JAN 01 TO JAN 31
Standard Room -$135
Coastal Room -$145
FEB 1 TO MAR 31
Standard Room -$167
Coastal Room-$187
APR 1 TO DEC 31
Standard Room - $135
Coastal Room - $145
Ask for Florida Institute of Technology Rate
Swimming Pool
Fine Dining
24-hr Business Center
Free Wifi
Complimentary parking with Corporate Rate
Doubletree Suites Oceanfront
1665 N A1A, Indialantic, FL 32903
321-723-4222 JAN 01 TO Dec 31Standard & Upgraded
10% off Best Available Rate
Corp ID: 0002222233
Free Wifi
Fitness Center
Pool
Business Center
Parking $8/Day
Coin Laundry
Fairfield Inn and Suites
4355 W. New Haven Ave, West Melbourne, FL 32904
321-722-2220 JAN 01 to JAN 31
King/Double Queen $99
Exec. King Suite $109
FEB 01 to MAR 31
King/Double Queen $139
Exec. King Suite $149
APR 01 to AUG 31
King/Double Queen $112
Exec. King Suite $119
Free Wifi
Fitness Center (24/7)
Pool
Business Center (24/7)
Hot Breakfast Daily
Coin Laundry Available
Pet Friendly (please call hotel)
Complimentary parking
Hampton Inn, West Melbourne
4520 Durham Dr, West Melbourne, FL 32904
321-372-7445 Jan 01 -Dec 31 15% off listed rate
Discount Code: 00022222333
Free High Speed Internet
Fitness Center
Heated Pool
Hot Breakfast Daily
Complimentary Parking
Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront
3003 N HWY A1A, Indialantic, FL 32903
321-777-5000 JAN 01 TO DEC 31
Standard & Upgraded
10% off Best Available Rate Corp ID 2222233
Free Wifi
Fitness Center
Pool
Business Center
Parking $8/day
Hilton Rialto
200 Rialto Place, Melbourne, FL 32901
321-768-0200 Jan 01 - Dec 31 10-15% off Standard rates depending on occupancy.
Ask for Florida Institute of Technology Rate.
Complimentary parking
Free Wifi
Business center
Fitness center
Pool
Free MLB Airport Shuttle
Fine Dining
Holiday Inn Express
2255 Coastal Ln, West Melbourne, FL 32904
321-372-7921 JAN 1- APR 15
King or 2 Queen $109
APR 15-DEC 31
King or 2 Queen $99
Free Wifi
Fitness Center
Pool
Business Center
Complimentary Parking
Free hot breakfast
Quality Inn
890 Palm Bay Rd, Palm Bay, FL 32905
321-725-2952 Double $79
King $74
Suite $119
Free Wifi
Pool
Pet Friendly
Free hot breakfast
Complimentary Parking
Fitness Center
Residence Inn Melbourne Airport
1430 S Babcock St, Melbourne, FL 32901
321-723-5740 JAN 01 -DEC 31
1-5 nights - $1546
12 nights - $14413
30 nights- $14431
+ nights - $134
Corporate Code: FK7
Free High Speed Internet
Fitness Center
Pool
Spacious Rooms w/full kitchen
Hot Breakfast Buffet
Airport Shuttle
Complimentary Parking
Tuckaway Shores Resort
1441 S Miramar Ave, Indialantic, FL 32903
321-723-3355 800-820-1441 Jan 01 - Dec 31
10% off Best Available Rate
Promo Code FIT
Best Available Rate
Free Wifi
Pool
Business Center
Fully equipped kitchenette
Complimentary Parking