Book your room at El Palacio Sports Hotel

Room type

Executive Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Executive Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Entertainment area hotel geared to sports fans

Near sports events

Located mid-way between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, this sports-themed hotel is 1 mile from Sun Life Stadium and is next to Calder Casino and Race Course.

Race course views

A 9th-floor restaurant with panoramic views of Sun Life Stadium and Calder Casino and Race Course has a lounge with multiple large-screen, high-definition TVs tuned to sports channels.

In-room conveniences

All guestrooms at El Palacio Sports Hotel include microwaves, compact refrigerators, coffeemakers, wireless Internet access, 8 HBO stations, and premium channels.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located mid-way between downtown Miami and Fort Lauderdale, El Palacio Sports Hotel is adjacent to Calder Casino and Race Course and 1 mile from Sun Life Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins football team, University of Miami Hurricanes Football, and the FedEx Orange Bowl game.

The hotel is home to a 9th-floor grill and sports bar with casino, race course, and stadium views where guests enjoy watching sports on multiple 8-foot-tall TVs with surround sound.

3 basketball courts, a 9-hole miniature-golf course, meeting rooms, and an outdoor swimming pool are on site.

Complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of floors - 9
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free breakfast
  • Elevator/lift
  • Computer station
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Total number of rooms - 217
  • Restaurant
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4000
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (meters) - 360
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wedding services
  • Television in lobby
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Laundry facilities
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable TV service
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free toiletries
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Microwave
  • Premium TV channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • LED TV
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Where to Eat

A complimentary Continental breakfast is provided daily from 7-10 AM.

Legends Sports Grill and banquet center - open for private parties and for the Miami Dolphins and Miami Hurricanes home games only. Please see hours of operation at hotel front desk

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El Palacio Sports Hotel and Conference Center is 1 mile from Sun Life Stadium, which hosts sporting, music and entertainment events all year long. From your room you can look right down onto the Calder Casino and Race Course.

Nearby Things to Do

This Miami hotel has a year-round outdoor pool, as well as three basketball courts, and a nine-hole miniature golf course (refundable deposit required for equipment rental).

There are golf courses and tennis courts within five miles of the hotel, and beaches are 11 miles away. Raintree Golf Resort with an 18-hole championship golf course is three miles from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Miniature golf on site
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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

This hotel does not allow bookings made with third party credit cards; guests checking in must own the credit card used to book the room. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property requires a deposit, equivalent to the first night’s rate, for bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. This deposit is charged at time of booking. To complete the reservation process and obtain additional information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Destination fee: USD 7 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Clubhouse Promotion

Book a stay and receive the following:

  • Complimentary daily clubhouse admission for Calder Casino & Race Course for each registered guest
  • $10 free casino play or a gift from Calder Casino & Race Course
  • Offer valid anytime, subject to availability. One casino play or gift per person, per stay. Casino play not redeemable for cash. Other restrictions may apply.

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