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Early arrival, late check-in

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Early arrival, late check-in

We are traveling to Florida (Ft. Myer area) on a red eye with a 21 month old and can't check in to our place until 3PM. Any thoughts of things to do? We will have a car. Would love to find a hotel with an early check in a go to sleep. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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1. Re: Early arrival, late check-in

Have you considered buying the hotel room for the night before you arrive? That way it is ready whenever you get there.

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2. Re: Early arrival, late check-in


The family travel forum was created for the discussion of family-travel related issues that aren't necessarily restricted to one specific destination.

As a new user of TripAdvisor I would suggest before posting in any forum to read the "sticky" at the top of the forum’s page, if there is one. The sticky will explain the focus / purpose of the forum and other important details.

For questions about traveling to specific destinations, you can use the destination forums. The Ft Myers forum is;


I would suggest posting your question on that forum where you are more likely to receive qualified replies.

Best Regards

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3. Re: Early arrival, late check-in

The obvious answer would be to find a hotel with an earlier check-in or can be accommodating of your request. I would first contact the hotel you have booked and see what they can do. If they are unwilling to be accommodating I would phone other hotels and see what can be done for you. If you end up changing hotels - when you cancel the original reservation do tell them why you are changing. Lots of times hotels near airports have check-in times at any time.

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4. Re: Early arrival, late check-in

Could be a LOOONG day! If you have a rental car, just buckle them in and go for a long drive to get a little sleep into them (and maybe at least one of you).

Good luck on finding the early checkin.

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