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A new survey has revealed the most expensive destinations in Florida for hotels

For the most affordable double room, you will need to spend on average $439 per night in Marco Island. The survey only considered hotels that are close to the beach or downtown and have at least three stars. The most affordable destination is Miami Beach, which has an average rate $185 per night. This is more than half the price of the priciest beaches. Tallahassee, the state capital, was also the least expensive.

The cheapest hotels in Florida are Panama City Beach and around Disney World, Kissimmee. You can find a room there for about $100 per night. The largest price increases were in Sarasota (+59%), West Palm Beach (+63%), and certain destinations like Downtown Miami (-5%) and Panama City Beach (-4%) are shown below. Prices shown are the average rate for a double room in a minimum 3-star hotel for each property during the period from February 1 to March 31, 2023. See the travel data table below.

Location Price
Sarasota $435
West Palm Beach $425
Sanibel Island $387
Key West $375
Delray Beach $354
Naples $350
Pompano Beach $344
Key Largo $276
St. Pete Beach $273
Islamorada $268
Fort Myers Beach $265
Cocoa Beach $245
Clearwater Beach $245
Tampa $236
St. Petersburg $230
St. Augustine $226
Downtown Miami $224
Fort Lauderdale $205
Downtown Orlando $185
Miami Beach $185
Hollywood $184
Pensacola Beach $176
Daytona Beach $174
Jacksonville $170
Miramar Beach $154
Fort Walton Beach $150
Tallahassee $145
Panama City Beach $103
Kissimmee $94

Methodology The survey was done using Kayak, a hotel comparison website. It was completed at the end January 2023. The average price of a double room in a hotel/inn for 30 popular Florida destinations was determined for February and March. The survey only considered hotels that were located near the beach or in the center of the city/downtown. Also, hotels with at least three stars and positive average customer reviews (at minimum “good” on Kayak) were considered. Some popular destinations in Northern Florida (e.g. Please note that some popular destinations in Northern Florida (e.g. Miramar Beach and Pensacola Beach) reach their peak seasons during the summer months.