you did not specify the area in Ft. Lauderdale, but the following hotels are a good choice
-Beachcomber Hotel & Villas
-Lauderdale Beachside Hotel
-Best Western Oakland Park Inn
-Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Resort and Spa
-Sheraton Yankee Trader Hotel
2. nicoleyy baby xo
not the howard johnson.trust me i have a condo right near their and its full of nacos with NO class.their are pelnty of hotels their that are gorgeous.theirs a hilton on the strip its beautiful and near the intercoastal they have water taxis to take you to alotta places i highly recomend it.its a great place to go to i love it.i beg my parents to move their everyday!
I suggest sleeping in your car. Ooh-la-la!