Hotel rooms are in short supply while Miami prepares for Super Bowl XLI

The biggest show in American sports returns to South Florida when Miami makes final preparations to organize Super Bowl XLI on February 4, 2007, when the best teams from the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC) will fight for the National. Football League Championship (NFL). More than 125,000 people are expected to descend to Miami for Super Bowl XLI and, just like Super Bowl tickets are a rare commodity these days, hotel rooms in the Miami area have filled quickly and many of The leading online hotel providers are already running out of inventory.

Approximately 90,000 hotel rooms are available throughout South Florida, from Miami to West Palm Beach. However, the NFL has already reserved approximately one in five hotel rooms in South Florida to accommodate its staff and sponsors, as well as the media, for Super Bowl XLI. In addition, many Miami hotels have imposed a minimum stay of 3 to 4 nights during Super Bowl XLI week (and at least one luxury hotel in Miami has imposed a minimum of seven nights!). Some hotels have also doubled, and in some cases tripled, their normal rates for guests during Super Bowl XLI week.

Location is definitely a key consideration when looking for the right hotel to book during your stay in Miami for Super Bowl XLI. The Super Bowl itself will take place at Dolphin Stadium (the Miami Dolphins playground) in Miami Gardens, which is located 16 miles northwest of downtown Miami. Therefore, Bal Harbor, Coconut Grove, Miami Beach (including bustling South Beach), downtown Miami and other locations in the Miami area provide easy access to Super Bowl XLI, while offering a plethora of recreational opportunities during your stay

Super Bowl XLI will be the ninth Super Bowl organized in Miami since 1968 and the fourth to be played at Dolphin Stadium with 75,000 seats. Annually, the country's best-rated television show, Super Bowl XLI, will be televised on CBS. Last year, the television broadcast was watched by more than 141 million viewers. Pregame activities begin at Dolphin Stadium at 5:40 p. M., Eastern Time, with Prince ready to perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLI Halftime Show. The Super Bowl returns to South Florida in 2010.