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Old 06-17-2013, 06:25 AM   #1
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Courtyard - Cape Canaveral / Cocoa Beach

I swear I have spent more time researching a pre-cruise hotel than I did the actual cruise!

We have decided to park at the port. We have three small kids and I don't want to wait for a shuttle.

Thinking about the Courtyard at Cape Canaveral/Cocoa Beach. Is that a good idea? We've had good luck in the past at Courtyards.
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We stayed there pre-cruise in 2011 and enjoyed it. There is a pathway to the beach so if you get there early enough you can watch the cruise ships sail away, if there are any leaving port that afternoon. It was a standard Courtyard, clean and comfortable, which was great since we could use our Marriott points. Have fun!
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We've stayed at that CY a couple of times before a cruise and it was fine. Its recently been refurbished.
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We looked at staying by the port and taking the hotel shuttle. Turns out it was cheaper (marginally) to stay at an airport hotel and book private transfers. I like the idea of a private transfer instead of a large group bus.
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