Since South Florida can be pricey, travelers seeking an affordable place for their home base here should consider Hialeah. Just northwest of Miami, the city is home to the largest population of Cubans and Cuban Americans in the United States. Its main claim to fame is the Hialeah Park Race Track. Built in 1925, the track has since undergone major renovations and is now home to a casino and live Quarter Horse racing.
Hialeah’s location near the Miami International Airport means it is a convenient stopping point for those passing through. While lodging options are limited, several hotels offer all the basic amenities and services needed for a South Florida vacation.
From $67/ night
Clean and comfortable, this hotel is a low-cost option for exploring the Miami area. It is close to Miami International Airport and Miami Beach, making it a convenient choice at a fraction of the cost. Along with a fitness center, outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi, the hotel also has an onsite restaurant that serves American dishes and features live music on the weekends.
From $75/ night
Less than a ten minute’s drive from downtown Miami and two minutes from the airport, this motel is an easy option for those looking to save a few bucks. It offers free wireless internet, free parking and complimentary breakfast. For those departing or returning from a cruise, free transportation is available to and from the Port of Miami .
From $110/ night
Centrally located near Miami International Airport, this hotel is a convenient option for visitors to the area. It features all the amenities needed for a Florida getaway: daily hot breakfast, outdoor pool, fitness center, laundry facilities and wireless internet. Renovated suites include refrigerators, microwaves and sofa beds. Room service is available, and several restaurants are located within just a few miles.