Several major airlines provide service to Miami. The two closest airports to the University of Miami are:
- Miami International Airport (MIA) – 8 miles
- Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) – 30 miles
*Note: Mileage from airports are calculated based on distance from the hotel/airport to the Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center.
Special rates are available during Alumni Weekend and Homecoming at the hotels below. (Note: Rates are subject to change.)
- Holiday Inn, University of Miami – 0.5 miles
The Biltmore Hotel – 3 miles
Address: 1200 Anastasia Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Rate: $235.00 plus 13% tax and $22 resort fee
Code for rate: 4403 / ORS Authorization: 21365
Phone number: 1-855-311-6903
Web address: www.biltmorehotel.com
Sonesta Bayfront Hotel, Coconut Grove – 3 miles
Address: 2889 McFarlane Road
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Room Types Oct. 1 – Dec.
Superior Room $154.00 Deluxe Room $184.00 One Bedroom Biscayne Suite $284.00
– Complimentary Wi-Fi access through entire hotel.
– Complimentary access to rooftop Health/Fitness Center
– Unlimited In-Room Local and 1800 calls.
Code for rate: UM
Phone number: Phone Central Reservations 1-800-SONESTA (1800-766-3782)
Staff contact for reservations: Elizabeth Dubon
Email address: DL-CG-Reservations@sonesta.com
Web address: www.sonesta.com/coconutgrove
Hampton Inn, Coconut Grove/Coral Gables – 3.5 miles
Address: 2800 SW 28 Terrace
Miami, Florida 33133
Rate: $109.00 plus 13% tax
Code for rate: PRA
Phone number: 305-448-2800
Web address: www.hamptoninncoconutgrove.com
The Richmond Hotel – 15 miles
Address: 1757 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Rate: Superior accommodation $225.00 per night, Oceanfront accommodation $315.00 per night. Included in this special package, guests will receive a welcome breakfast, a welcome cocktail and a $10.00 discount off the valet parking service.
Code for rate: UM Alumni
Phone number: 305-538-2331
Email address: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Address: www.richmondhotel.com
- Airport Shuttles
- Super Shuttle: 305-871-2000 (Miami International Airport)
- Go Airport Shuttle: 800-244-8252 or 954-651-8888 (Ft. Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport)
- Rental Car Agencies
- Alamo: 888-826-6893
- Avis: 800-338-8211
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 800-261-7331
- Dollar Rent A Car: 800-800-4000
Special rental rates are available to alumni at the following agencies.
- Taxi Cab Companies
- Super Yellow Cab: 305-888-7777
- Westchester Yellow Cab Taxi: 305-444-4444
Parking and Shuttles
On-campus parking passes for all Alumni Weekend and Homecoming participants can be downloaded on our website. These passes are valid only October 30 – November 2, 2014. Passes are NOT valid at parking meters or in spaces marked "Reserved", "Disabled", or "Service". Download our parking map for more information on specific parking areas.
- On Friday, October 31, 2014, complimentary round-trip shuttle transportation will be available, from the Newman Alumni Center, to the Alumni Avenue Event.
- On Saturday, November 1, 2014, there will be a shuttle service from the University of Miami at the Newman Alumni Center to Sun Life Stadium for $15 per person.