Important: This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Find Hotels in Merritt Island, FL

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and vacation rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Merritt Island hotels and places to stay

Cape Crossing Resort & Marina
4 out of 5
201 Ivory Coral Lane, Merritt Island, FL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $200 per night
1.75 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (172 reviews)

"Great place! Staff friendly and informative,nice pool, stuff for kids to do, right on the water."…"

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Cape Crossing Resort & Marina
Beautiful Riverfront Home by RedAwning
3 out of 5
2615 Lynwood Place, Merritt Island, FL
Get Rates
2.46 mi from city center
Beautiful Riverfront Home by RedAwning
Merritt Island's Newest Waterfront Resort
The price is $250 per night
1.72 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great week long stay

"Our family of 6 felt very comfortable staying here for the week. Kids loved the pool and the staff were very accommodating. So much to see and do all within an hour of this resort."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Merritt Island's Newest Waterfront Resort
Rustic Country Cabin on a Working Ranch
The price is $149 per night
1.61 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (6 reviews)
Family stay

"My daughter and I enjoyed our stay. She loved the petting zoo and access to see the premises. The cabin was clean and abided by amenities listed"…"

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2019

Rustic Country Cabin on a Working Ranch
Rustic Horse Cabin on a Ranch
The price is $149 per night
1.72 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (6 reviews)

"I was so happy with this type of "glamping." Our cabin was so cute. It could sleep 6, but it's pretty tight. We were 4 people. I loved some of the cute decorations - the kitchen sink, and bathroom sink. Lots to do there. The boys loved the mechanical bull."…"

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Rustic Horse Cabin on a Ranch
Large waterfront home perfect for water sports-gorgeous views including launches
4.9/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Perfect pre-cruise stay

"We cannot say enough about this rental and the owner Shandy. The pre checkin was easy and Shandy was very helpful with suggestions of the local surroundings and how to easily access the property. Pictures do not do this property justice. The layout is so open and very friendly to a group. Plenty ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2019

Large waterfront home perfect for water sports-gorgeous views including launches
Great Discount!!! /water Front Property/merritt Island
Get Rates
3.58 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)
Lovely stay

"I wish we could have stayed longer, but our short trip was lovely - thanks for the wonderful hospitality!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Great Discount!!! /water Front Property/merritt Island
Waterfront Merritt Island Home w/ Furnished Deck!
Get Rates
3.41 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (4 reviews)
Meets your needs

"It’s in need of some TLC but it pretty much has everything you need to be comfortable. It’s a lot better then being cooped up in a hotel room."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2019

Waterfront Merritt Island Home w/ Furnished Deck!
Island House Merritt Island
Merritt Island, FL
Get Rates
2.28 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Lovely Island House

"Perfect place for a Space Coast getaway!"…"

Reviewed on May 31, 2020

Island House Merritt Island
Rustic Western Cabin on a Ranch
The price is $149 per night
1.68 mi from city center
Rustic Western Cabin on a Ranch
Can't find the property you want?
See all available properties in Merritt Island
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Visiting Merritt Island

Visitors to Merritt Island are sure to enjoy the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its stargazing spots. Top sights around the area include Port Canaveral, Cocoa Beach Pier, and Cocoa Expo Sports Center.

  • There are 17 hotels and other accommodations in Merritt Island
  • The closest major airport is in Melbourne, FL (MLB-Orlando Melbourne Intl.), 22.2 mi (35.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.), 38.2 mi (61.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Merritt Island

Favorite places to visit in the city include Savannahs Golf Course, Brevard Veterans Memorial Center, and Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Additionally, you might want to add Rocket Garden to your agenda.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 17 hotels and other lodging accommodations to select from in Merritt Island. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Cape Crossing Resort & Marina - This 4-star condo resort features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia travelers love its breakfast and beach locale.
  • Econo Lodge Port Canaveral Area - Our customers like the beach locale and helpful staff at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi.

In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Port Canaveral, 3.3 mi/5.2 km from the heart of the city, and Cocoa Beach Pier, which is 5.8 mi/9.3 km away.

Dressing for Merritt Island

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 79°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 90°F, while the average at night is 57°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 91°F with nighttime averages of 72°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 87°F and nighttime averages of 50°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Merritt Island is 51.97 inches
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 90°F, whereas January and December are often coldest, averaging 50°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Merritt Island?
Econo Lodge Port Canaveral Area is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Other good choices for your trip include Cape Crossing Resort & Marina and Rustic Goat Cabin on a Ranch.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Merritt Island, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best options available in Merritt Island.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Merritt Island?
For more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Merritt Island, click here.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Merritt Island?
Based on reviews, Econo Lodge Port Canaveral Area is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation to Merritt Island?
Econo Lodge Port Canaveral Area is a hotel with an outdoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Merritt Island?
Cape Crossing Resort & Marina is a top condo resort for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and a fitness center for its human guests.
What's the best place to stay near Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex?
Travel Inn of Titusville is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this property offers free WiFi and free parking. You’ll find it 6.4 mi (10.4 km) from Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Other good options in the area include Casa Coquina Del Mar Bed and Breakfast and Apollo Inn Motel.
What about the best place to stay close to Brevard Zoo?
One of the top choices for your stay is Econo Lodge Port Canaveral Area, located a short 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Brevard Zoo, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Parrish Grove Inn and Luxury 5000 sq ft Waterfront Townhome 3 are two other good choices within a few miles.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Merritt Island?
Econo Lodge Port Canaveral Area is a top hotel for a beach vacation, and features an outdoor pool and free breakfast. Head to Cocoa Beach Beach or Alan Shepard Park for some quality time by the water.
What are some accommodations with pools in Merritt Island?
Cape Crossing Resort & Marina is a popular 4-star condo resort featuring an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Econo Lodge Port Canaveral Area is an additional hotel that offers an onsite pool.
What's the best hotel for staying near Orlando International Airport (MCO)?
Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport is a popular 4-star hotel featuring 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. It’s located a short 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Orlando Intl. Airport. Other good choices near the airport are Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside and Ramada by Wyndham Suites Orlando Airport.
What is staying in Merritt Island like?
Visitors to Merritt Island are sure to enjoy the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its stargazing spots. Around the area, top sights include Port Canaveral, Cocoa Beach Pier, and Kennedy Space Center. In Merritt Island, there are 44 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Recent reviews of Merritt Island hotels

More trip options