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The 9 best hotels in Jacksonville from beachfront resorts to urban retreats

From ocean-view rooms to family-friendly boutiques, we've rounded up Jacksonville's top hotels for your visit.

Alys Lloyd
Jennifer Banful
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Jacksonville, Florida – the ultimate destination for beach lovers, adventure seekers, art enthusiasts, and foodies alike. With its pristine beaches, outdoor wonders, vibrant art scene, and culinary delights, this city has something to tickle every traveler's fancy.

But let's talk about the real question: where to stay? Jacksonville's hotel scene is nothing short of impressive, offering a wide range of amenities and styles that cater to all types of visitors. Whether you're embarking on a romantic escapade, planning a fun-filled family getaway, or tackling a productive business trip, you're in for a treat.

To make your search for the perfect accommodations a breeze, we’ve scoured the city to uncover the best hotels in Jacksonville. From exquisite resorts to luxurious boutique hotels, we’ve found it all. So sit back, relax, and let us guide you through the best that Jacksonville has to offer in the world of hospitality.

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Who makes the cut? While we might not stay in every hotel featured below, we've based our list on top reviews and amenities to find you the best stays. This article includes affiliate links. These links have no influence on our editorial content. For more information, see our affiliate guidelines.

The best hotels in Jacksonville

Aloft Jacksonville Tapestry Park
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1. Aloft Jacksonville Tapestry Park

Looking for a pet-friendly spot to crash after your Jacksonville adventures? This hotel has you covered. Their guest rooms come packed with flat-screen TVs, high ceilings, large windows, and roomy work desks for your comfort. Plus, they've got a fitness center, an outdoor pool, an à la carte restaurant, and an awesome on-site bar serving up cocktails, wine, and martinis. All the hotspots in Jacksonville, like The Museum of Science and History, the University of North Florida, and EverBank Field, are just a quick drive away too.

The mood? Spacious and contemporary.

Location perks? Whether you’re visiting someone at the nearby University of North Florida or you’re eager to shop at St. Johns Town Center, you’ll be in a prime location to fully experience Jacksonville.

Budget range? On the pricey side of things.

Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel
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2. Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel

This four-star beauty comes with the works - an indoor pool, a 24/7 front desk ready for your every need, and a slick fitness center to keep you in shape. The location is spot-on too, giving you easy access to Jacksonville Beaches, St. Johns Town Center, and Amelia Island. Each room has all the basics covered, from a flat-screen TV to coffee-making facilities and modern bathrooms, making sure your stay is super comfy. Swing by the onsite bar after a day of exploring for a taste of Bold City Brewery's finest brews before dinner at Bold City Grill restaurant. You'll find classics like rib-eye steaks, fresh seafood, and tasty sandwiches to satisfy your cravings.

The mood? Chic, modern, and stylish.

Location perks? If you’re looking to host a social or corporate gathering, the hotel offers five versatile event rooms, equipped with thoughtful décor, AV equipment, and high-speed Wi-Fi.

Budget range? Top dollar.

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Marriott Jacksonville Downtown
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3. Marriott Jacksonville Downtown

Centrally located in Jacksonville, the Marriott Jacksonville Downtown Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms complete with all the essential amenities. Expect flat-screen TVs, a practical work desk, private bathrooms with spacious showers, and a coffee machine to satisfy your caffeine cravings. If work is calling, a 24-hour business center and complimentary newspapers ensure you're kept in the loop. And when hunger strikes, Juliette's Bistro is ready to serve modern American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The mood? A modern hotel in the heart of the city.

Location perks? Did we mention the outdoor pool with dramatic views of the Riverfront and skyline?

Budget range? Somewhat on the spendy side, but not over-the-top.

One Ocean Resort and Spa
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4. One Ocean Resort and Spa

Located on the shores of Atlantic Beach, a short 25-minute drive from Jacksonville city center, this hotel is ideal for those seeking a quieter, more relaxed vacation away from the city's hustle and bustle. With features like an outdoor spa, a full on-site spa, and a fitness center, you'll have plenty of options to stay entertained right within the hotel. But, if you decide to venture out for a day trip, the Adventure Landing Amusement Park is just 40 minutes away, or you can simply take a leisurely walk down to the beach—it's your call.

The mood? Beachside paradise.

Location perks? Enjoy easy access to several restaurants and bars in Atlantic Beach Town Center.

Budget range? You’ll be paying a premium for this oceanfront hotel.

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Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
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5. Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

Nestled next to the scenic St. Johns River, this chic hotel boasts all the high-quality amenities you’d expect from a Hyatt Regency. Picture a rooftop pool, flat-screen TVs, a 24-hour fitness center, and a round-the-clock market offering freshly brewed coffee, pastries, and grab-and-go snacks. The rooms are luxuriously appointed with incredibly comfy beds, contemporary bathrooms, and the option for showstopping river views (in select rooms). When you're ready to venture out, it's just a quick six-minute stroll to the shops and dining hotspots at Jacksonville Landing.

The mood? A relaxed downtown escape next to the city’s iconic Main Street Bridge.

Location perks? Want to catch a game or a concert during your stay? You’re in luck. The hotel is conveniently near the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena and EverBank Stadium.

Budget range? An expensive stay in a popular location.

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
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6. The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

Up for some luxury? Get yourself a room at the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island for a lavish Florida retreat. The rooms are decked out with a 37-inch flat-screen TV, luxurious Egyptian bed linens, iPod docking stations, and, in select rooms, breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. You’ll also have access to five restaurants serving a range of American and international cuisine, a roomy sports lounge with billiards and plenty of TVs, a hot tub, and a heated outdoor pool. For any sports fans, there's even an on-site Golf Club. 

The mood? A taste of the high life.

Location perks? Relax on 13 miles of pristine, picturesque Atlantic coastline.

Budget range? This one’s heavy on the wallet.

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Omni Amelia Island Resort
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7. Omni Amelia Island Resort

Treat yourself to a stay at the Omni Amelia Island Resort. While the luxury spa, indoor and outdoor pools, and 36 holes of championship golf are great, we reckon the highlight of your trip will be the hotel’s incredible food. Whether you're craving a delicious steak dinner at Bob's Steak and Chop House or looking forward to an elegant seafood dining experience at Verandah, this place has dining options to satisfy every palate. Head to Amelia Island State Park during the day to enjoy fishing, hiking, and horseback riding on over 200 acres of beaches, salt marshes, and coastal maritime forest. 

The mood? A 1,350-acre property overlooking the ocean.

Location perks? If you're up for some city exploration, Jacksonville Beach is just 2.5 miles away.

Budget range? A moderately-priced seaside stay.

Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville
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8. Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville

A safe bet for those who want to be a short drive from the local beaches and the University of North Florida, the Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville is a mix of modern comfort and convenience with rooms equipped with microwaves, cable TV, and a mini-fridge. As for downtime, you can enjoy a few laps in the outdoor pool, sprawl out in the hot tub, or head to the on-site gym. 

The mood? Relaxed and modern. 

Location perks? Points for walkability, the hotel puts you a short stroll from bars, restaurants, and shops 

Budget range? Pretty affordable. 

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Residence Inn By Marriott
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9. Residence Inn By Marriott

If you're looking for a great stopover for you and the fam, then you'll love Residence Inn. As you might expect from Marriott hotels, affordable comfort, style, and exceptional service is always at the top of their list. On yours? relaxation and good times of course. You'll pretty much find it all here at this stunning three-star: sleek, well-appointed suites, a terrace, free bike rentals, outdoor pool, fitness center, and when duty calls, there's even a business center. 

The mood? Affordable luxury. 

Location perks? This is a pet-friendly hotel, so you can bring the pup along too. 

Budget range? A fair price for such excellent amenities. 

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