Travel Info

Airports
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.


Hotels
Special rates are available during Alumni Weekend and Homecoming at select hotels. List of hotels will be posted by June 22, 2015. Note: Rates are subject to change.

BILTMORE HOTEL (3 Miles)
1200 Anastasia Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134
305-445-1926
Rate: $245.00 plus 13% tax and $22 resort fee
Code for rate: 5162 / ORS
Authorization: 44079
Rates subject to availability
COURTYARD CORAL GABLES (2.7 Miles)
2051 Le Jeune Rd
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Rate: $154.00 plus tax
Code for rate: UMZZ & QHQJ
Contact 1-888-862-7462 or email: lorna.valdes@marriott.com
Rate includes complimentary shuttle to and from Miami International Airport
HAMPTON INN COCONUT GROVE/CORAL GABLES (3.5 Miles)
2800 SW 28 Terrace
Miami, Florida 33133
305-448-2800
Rate: $119.00 plus tax
Code for rate: PRA
Reservation website
Rates include a complimentary breakfast buffet and wireless internet access. Standard parking rates are $12.00 per day. Complimentary parking available based on availability.
THE HOLIDAY INN (0.2 Miles)
1350 South Dixie Highway
Coral Gables, FL 33146
1-800-Holiday or 305-667-5611
Rate: $145.00 plus tax
Rate includes overnight parking fee ($10) and breakfast for two.
Code for rate: UA5
Reservation website
THE RICHMOND HOTEL (15 Miles)
Owned by Patti, B.B.A. '57, and Allan, B.B.A. '55, M.B.A. '58, Herbert
1757 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
305-538-2331
Rate:
Rate: $225 - Superior
$315 Oceanfront
Code for rate: UM Alumni
SONESTA COCONUT GROVE MIAMI (3 Miles)
2889 McFarlane Road
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
305-529-2828
Dates: November 4-9, 2015
Rate:
King Room- $164.00 plus 13% tax
Deluxe King Room- $184.00 plus 13% tax
Suite- $284.00 plus 13% tax
Code for rate:UM
Phone Central Reservations 1-800-SONESTA (1-800-766-3782) or USA Direct 1-617-315-9100
Reservation website
THE WESTIN COLONNADE CORAL GABLES (2.5 miles)
180 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134
305-441-2600
Rate: $209.00 plus tax
Code for rate: Mention "UM Alumni Weekend or UM Homecoming 2015"
Reservation website
Special rate includes complimentary Wi-Fi

Ground Transportation

Airport Shuttles

  • Super Shuttle: 305-871-2000 (Miami International Airport)
  • Go Airport Shuttle: 800-244-8252 or 954-561-8888 (Ft. Lauderale-Hollywood International Airport)

Rental Car Agencies
Special rental rates are available to alumni at the following agencies.

  • Alamo: 888-826-6893
  • Avis: 800-338-8211
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 800-261-7331
  • Dollar Rent A Car: 800-800-4000

Taxi Cab Companies

  • Super Yellow Cab: 305-888-7777
  • Westchester Yellow Cab Taxi: 305-444-4444
  • Parking
    On-campus parking passes for all Alumni Weekend and Homecoming participants can be downloaded on our website when available. The pass will be uploaded to our website by June 22, 2015.

    Passes are valid only November 5-8, 2015. Passes are NOT valid at parking meters or in spaces marked "Reserved," "Disabled," or "Service."

    Visit welcome.miami.edu/about-um/campuses/coral-gables-map/ for an interactive campus map and visitor information.

    Event Shuttles
    Round-trip shuttle transportation will be available from the following locations to Alumni Weekend and Homecoming events.

    • On Friday, November 6, 2015, complimentary round trip shuttle transportation will be available from the Newman Alumni Center to the Alumni Avenue Event.
    • On Saturday, November 7, 2015, there will be shuttle service from the University of Miami at the Newman Alumni Center to Sun Life Stadium for $15 per person.
    • On Sunday, November 8, 2015, there will be complimentary shuttle service from the University of Miami at the Newman Alumni Center to the Hialeah Park Racing & Casino for the 39th Annual Golden Ibis Society Celebration Brunch, hosted by Hialeah Park Racing & Casino.