Top 5 Reasons Our Guests Say We’re the Best Place to Stay in Florida

If you’re planning the perfect getaway to relax and rest, stay with the best of the best, and let us do the rest! We are honored to announce that Port d’Hiver has been named the 2021 Tripadvisor® #3 Top Small Hotel in the US and we’re celebrating 5 years of being the “Best of the Best” at the top of this list thanks to the reviews from fabulous guests like you! Read on to see why we’re the best place to stay in Florida…


Melbourne Beach near the best place to stay in Florida

#1 Our Prime Location

Melbourne Beach, Florida is a friendly, small town with all the amenities you might want. There are shops, restaurants and the beach – all within walking distance from the Inn!

Discover beautiful beaches with some of the best surfing spots on the East Coast, the longest beach in the state and the second largest colony of sea turtle nesting areas in the northern hemisphere. See America’s Space Shuttle at Kennedy Space Center, experience 50 years of space exploration, take a Cape Canaveral Tour, see NASA up close, or have lunch with an astronaut. Experience the local art & culture; explore a variety of museums and galleries for every taste or create your own pottery or painting to take home as a special souvenir. Shop ’til you drop at an eclectic collection of local stores, shops, galleries and boutiques nearby. Find familiar retailers and truly unique treasures. Look into leisurely sports including cycling, fishing, & golf, or more adventurous sports including rock climbing & axe throwing – there are plenty of activities near our Melbourne Beach hotel to choose from!

A slice of heaven!
“…The location is incredible – right across the street from a beautiful beach with tons of cute little places in walking distance. They provide everything you could need and more…”
– Tripadvisor Review


Exceptional service during your stay at the best place to stay in Florida

#2 Our Exceptional Service

You’ll be greeted by our warm and friendly staff, ready to direct you to the perfect restaurant or help you make reservations for area activities. Each morning, they will welcome you with a delicious breakfast and a smile. In the evening, they will serve you complimentary beer or wine and light hors d’oeuvres upon request – in your room, on the porch, or in the garden. Whatever you need, our staff is here and happy to serve.

A Gem on the Florida Space Coast
“…The friendly staff provides exceptional service and could not have been more accommodating nor friendlier…”
– Tripadvisor Review


Windward Room bath & bed

#3 Our Wonderful Amenities

Each of our 12 luxury guest rooms and suites includes a private guest pantry stocked by our staff with snacks and treats plus a Bose® speaker, mini refrigerator, and Keurig coffee maker with an assortment of teas and coffees. Opt for our opulent rooms, some with breathtaking ocean views and jetted tubs. Come savor complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres in the evening, enjoy easy beach access, familiarize yourself with our fitness center, and binge on gourmet breakfasts with delicious and healthy vegetarian, lactose and gluten free options. Planning to sneak in a little work on your vacation? Ask us about our dedicated workspace too!

Great B&B
“…They had complimentary wine hour, great chef prepared breakfast, and complimentary snacks and sodas. They had beach items and coolers to borrow. Everything about this place was a winner…”
– Tripadvisor Review


Couple strolling on a pier at sunset during Florida getaway

#4 Our Romantic Atmosphere

Explore Kennedy Space Center, experience an easy walk to the beach for a day of adventure or relaxation, and return to the private hideaway and intimate haven of our Melbourne Beach Inn. If you’re looking for something special for a milestone celebration, our Florida honeymoon packages include all the details you and your loved one deserve. Pick a 2, 3 or 7 night stay and enjoy Champagne, rose petals, gourmet dinners, and maybe even massage.

#16 Top Hotel for Romance in the US
Tripadvisor’s® Travelers’ Choice Awards recognize “The Very Best of Travel” within different categories as “Chosen by Millions of Travelers”. It is a coveted award and Port d’Hiver has been selected as the 2021 #16 Top Hotel for Romance in the US.


Breakfast on the balcony with an ocean view at Melbourne Beach hotel

#5 Our Delicious Breakfasts

Delve into a delicious breakfast served fresh by our superb staff each morning. Choose individual seating in our dining room or garden courtyard, or complimentary room service on your private deck. Menu items include fresh fruit, locally grown fruit juices, coffee or tea, freshly baked muffins, bread or scones and your choice of eggs, French toast, pancakes or Belgium waffles. Breakfasts are served with bacon, sausage or ham and potatoes or grits.

This is our second stay at Port d’Hiver! Amazing!!
“This B&B is impeccable in every way! The grounds are lovely! The Staff is so attentive and friendly and of course that breakfast is just Amazing!!…”
Tripadvisor Review

What are you waiting for? Book your getaway at the best place to stay in FL, and savor a stay with the best of the best!


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