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The Best Hotels in Jacksonville Beach, Florida and Fun Things to Do

iStock-491025198.jpgJacksonville Beach is one of the most popular local destinations in Florida. With modern amenities and the presence of luxury resorts, Jacksonville Beach is a coastal resort city. For travelers visiting in this part of Florida and looking for where the action is, book your getaway in Jacksonville Beach. With its 23 miles of sandy shores, its beach is the main attraction. The beaches not only opens to a plethora of activities, Jacksonville Beach is also home to uncrowded coastlines, perfect for those who want to escape the multitude of visitors coming to the city. A nice beach to visit is Mayports, a historic fishing village.


For those who love to hit the waves, proceed to Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park. Jacksonville Beach’s action is not limited to its shores either. Visit its downtown area as enjoy urban and resort city life with its skyline, riverfront streets, sidewalk cafes, and various dining and entertainment venues. The city has an impressive urban park system where both residents and visitors can enjoy outdoor activities like hiking.

Of course, golf is another top thing to do in Jacksonville Beach


iStock-819387248.jpgThe Jacksonville Beach Golf Course, designed by Sam Snead opened in 1957 and is located on Penman Road.  Not only can you play golf on this municipal course, you can get in a little practice at the 18 tee driving range.  There are also several great courses in the city of Jacksonville


With its nature as a resort city, looking for a place to stay while in Jacksonville Beach is not a problem. There is a good collection of cheap Jacksonville Beach Florida hotels but on the average, the city has 3-star midrange hotels. For those who want to enjoy the best of what the city can offer, why not stay in one of the luxurious hotels in Jacksonville Beach? Given the myriad of choices, pick from beachfront, city center, or even suburban hotels in Jacksonville Beach.


Fairfield Inn & Suites

iStock-148995730.jpgFairfield Inn & Suites is a hotel brand known for their midrange rates and family-friendly amenities. Their property in Jacksonville by Marriott holds true to the brand’s image. Close to the beach, they only have 44 guestrooms, letting guests experience a highly personalized service like those offered by small hotels. Choose rooms with Double beds or King beds all fitted with a sofa bed, TV with premium channels, and fridge. For those traveling with an infant, cribs are available. 


Near to the beach, Fairfield Inn & Suites in Jacksonville Beach has an outdoor pool, business center, meeting room, and gym. Guests can enjoy complimentary breakfast, Wi-Fi, parking, laundry service, coffee/tea in common area, and daily housekeeping. This hotel is also close to  Jacksonville Beach Pier so head out and and dip your feet in the water, watch people fish, or catch a theatric show with Players by the Sea


Marriott is Courtyard

Another property by Marriott is Courtyard, a beachfront hotel in Jacksonville Beach. Guests who like to have a good view of the ocean should stay at this property. Selected modern rooms have balconies where guests can have continuous views of the sea. This beachfront hotel has a total of 150 guestrooms with modern and lively décor from its tropical color scheme to spacious lay out. Enjoy the cuisine of the city from the hotel’s topnotch restaurant or end the day with a drink or two from their bar/lounge.


Holiday Inn Express

Leisure facilities include fitness center, outdoor pool, snack bar, and business center. For visitors looking for no-frills Jacksonville Beach Florida hotels, stay at Holiday Inn Express. Close to the beach, 82 guestrooms are spacious, neat, and modern with the adequate amenities like flat-screen TV, fridge, coffeemaker, hair dryer, desk, and Wi-Fi. One of the advantages of staying at Holiday Inn Express Jacksonville is the wide selection when it comes to room types.


Holiday Inn Express

bigstock-Beagle-Lying-In-Bed-With-His-S-103489736.jpgHoliday Inn Express provides a standard non-smoking room to suite rooms. Access rooms are fitted with bathtub or roll-in shower for those with mobility concerns. A pet-friendly hotel, pets up to 2 or 18kgs are allowed. This hotel also provides buffet breakfast, outdoor pool, spa tub, fitness room, meeting rooms, conference space, concierge, laundry and dry cleaning facilities along with an onsite ATM.


With its location, many attractions are minutes away on foot like Beaches Museum and History Park.  Come have an interactive and entertaining experience learning about the Jacksonville Beach area. Or explore Gonzales Park and tke your kids for a fun afternoon at Adventure Landing.  Here, they can feed gators, play mini golf, splash in a waterpark, play in the arcade, ride a roller coaster, hit balls in batting cages . . . opportunities for fun are endless here, and in Jacksonville Beach!


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Topics: Florida