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Vila Gale Fortaleza
4 out of 5
Av. Dioguinho, 4189, Praia do Futuro, Fortaleza, CE
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3.84 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (516 reviews)

"The room was ok, except for some restriction on towels and cleaning."…"

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Vila Gale Fortaleza
Hotel Gran Marquise
5 out of 5
Avenida Beira Mar, 3980, Bairro Mucuripe, Fortaleza, CE
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0.94 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (739 reviews)

"This is a great hotel with a fantastic service. They arranged for a special request as it was my wife’s birthday and everything was perfect. The only point is the bathroom which was quite small and would need to be refurbished."…"

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Hotel Gran Marquise
Sambura Praia Hotel
3 out of 5
Avenida Beira Mar 4530, Praia De Mucuripe, Fortaleza, CE
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The price is $34 per night
1.26 mi from city center
3.2/5 (785 reviews)

"Unfortunately we didn’t have a good stay in that hotel. Small room, ( the pics doesn’t make it true) bathroom leaking and missing soap and shampoo holder so we put everything on the floor. We really didn’t appreciate that hotel."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Sambura Praia Hotel
Mareiro Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Avenida Beira Mar, 2380, Fortaleza, CE
The price is $57 per night
0.07 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (322 reviews)

"Good place good people good food good beach and I will go back again"…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Mareiro Hotel
Hotel Litoral Fortaleza
3 out of 5
Rua Comendador Francisco de Francesco, Di ângelo, 130, Fortaleza, CE
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The price is $18 per night
2.85 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (44 reviews)
Bom preço em frente a praia

"Localização em frente a praia, quarto um pouco pequeno mas com cama confortável, wifi bom, banheiro com ótimo chuveiro. Café da manhã bem servido. Próximo as barracas mais conhecidas de Fortaleza. Ótimo preço"…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2019

Hotel Litoral Fortaleza
Algas Praia Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Rua Antonio Augusto, 32, Fortaleza, Ceará
The price is $14 per night
0.89 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (53 reviews)
Hotel simples e aconchegante

"Gostamos muito da nossa estadia no Algas Praia Hotel. A localização é ótima bem próxima a beira mar, o café da manhã é bom e os funcionários nos atendiam em tudo que solicitávamos. Ficamos hospedados no quarto 318."…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2019

Algas Praia Hotel
Gran Mareiro Hotel
4 out of 5
Rua Osvaldo de Araujo, 100, Praia do Futuro, Fortaleza
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The price is $57 per night
3.23 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (305 reviews)

"The sea view is simply great, but because the sea breeze is very strong the window gets foggy often. I think they do a good job keeping it clean but still it is often foggy. The pool only has sun up until 2pm. I love the afternoon sun and from that point on, you kinda have to go to the beach for ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2020

Gran Mareiro Hotel
Seara Praia Hotel
4 out of 5
Av. Beira Mar, 3080, Fortaleza, CE
The price is $57 per night
0.38 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (316 reviews)

"Staff were helpful. Location was good. Room was big. Bed was comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Seara Praia Hotel
Hotel Beira Mar
3 out of 5
Av. Beira Mar, 3130, Meireles, Fortaleza, CE
The price is $57 per night
0.41 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (342 reviews)

"I showed authorisation that my grandson of 13 can travel with me. reception said this probably was not sufficient to stay in the hotel. rather ridiculous"…"

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

Hotel Beira Mar
Crocobeach Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Av. Clóvis Arrais Maia,3700, Praia do Futuro, Fortaleza, Ceará
The price is $52 per night
3.11 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (332 reviews)

"We love to stay at this property, great service, beautiful view thanks"…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

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Visiting Fortaleza

Travelers to Fortaleza give high marks for the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy the city's theaters, seafood restaurants, and water parks. Top sights in the city include Meireles Beach, Iracema Beach, and Praia do Futuro.

  • There are 713 hotels and other accommodations in Fortaleza
  • The closest major airport is in Fortaleza (FOR-Pinto Martins Intl.), 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Fortaleza

Cultural venues in the city include Ceara Museum, Ceara Museum of Image and Sound, and Maracatu Museum. Attractions like Beach Park Water Park, Park Engenhoca, and Sargento Prata Zoo are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Ponte dos Ingleses, Taiba Town Square, and Metropolitan Cathedral of Fortaleza.

In Fortaleza, there are 713 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect vacation. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Boutique Hotel & Restaurante 0031 - This 3-star hotel in Cumbuco features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Vila Coqueiros - Our customers like the beach locale and helpful staff at this pousada. Guests who stay at this 3-star pousada in Colônia de Pescadores can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.
  • Pousada Point Break - With a stay at this 2.5-star pousada, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi.

Other favorite sights in Fortaleza include Meireles Beach, Iracema Beach, and Praia do Futuro.

Getting Around Fortaleza

With so many ways to get around, exploring Fortaleza is simple. You can take advantage of metro transit at Jose de Alencar Station, Sao Benedito Station, and Benfica Station. To see more of the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Fortaleza Otavio Bonfim Station or Pacatuba Station.

Dressing for Fortaleza

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 88°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 76°F
  • From April to June, the average is 87°F during the day and 74°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 87°F during the day and 74°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 89°F as the daytime average and 77°F as the nighttime average
  • Fortaleza gets about 2.48 inches of rain per year
  • November and February are usually the hottest months averaging 88°F, while July and August are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 74°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Fortaleza?
Vila Coqueiros is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star pousada offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 1-minute walk from Cumbuco Beach. Reviews from our site also recommend Carmel Charme Resort and Carmel Cumbuco Resort as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Fortaleza, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Fortaleza.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Fortaleza?
To find more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Fortaleza, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Fortaleza?
Based on reviews, Holiday Inn Fortaleza is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Another top choice for your stay on the cheap is Hotel Brasil Tropical.
What's the best hotel for a stay in Cumbuco?
With 28 hotels and other accommodations to choose from in this neighborhood, you should find the perfect place for your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Boutique Hotel & Restaurante 0031 is the highest ranked property in Cumbuco. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 5-minute walk from Cumbuco Beach. Another favorite option in the neighborhood is Duro Beach Garden Hotel.
What's the best accommodation for families in Fortaleza?
Apartamentos Varandas de Iracema is an apartment with in-room kitchens and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options for your kid-friendly vacation include Vila Galé Resort Cumbuco - All Inclusive and Holiday Inn Fortaleza. Attractions like Beach Park Water Park and Park Engenhoca are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation to Fortaleza?
Carmel Charme Resort is a favorite 5-star resort for couples, and features rainfall showerheads and an ocean-view restaurant. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Hotel Gran Marquise.
What's the best accommodation for an all-inclusive stay in Fortaleza?
Vila Galé Resort Cumbuco - All Inclusive is a 4-star all-inclusive property featuring 3 restaurants and 3 bars, and a favorite with Expedia travelers.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Fortaleza?
Atlantic Palace is a top aparthotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a seasonal outdoor pool for its human guests. Hotel Américas is another good choice for you and your pet.
Where is the best place to stay close to Beach Park Water Park?
Adjacent to Beach Park Water Park, Beach Park Acqua Resort is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star resort offers 2 outdoor pools and a water park. Other good options close by include Milos Beach Hotel and Pousada Italia Beach.
What about the best place to stay near Iracema Beach?
One of the top choices for your stay is Holiday Inn Fortaleza, located next to Iracema Beach, and this 3.5-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and free breakfast. Hotel Luzeiros Fortaleza and Hotel Brasil Tropical are other good choices nearby.
What's the best place to stay for a beach vacation in Fortaleza?
Vila Coqueiros is a top 3.5-star beach aparthotel with 7 outdoor pools and a poolside bar. Other good options to stay near the beach include Mareiro Hotel and Carmel Magna Praia Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Meireles Beach or Iracema Beach.

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