This hotel is situated less than a 1-minute drive from the Interstate 95, south of downtown Jacksonville. Offering convenient access to local highways, this property is well located for guests looking to explore the area by car.
Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a 37" flat screen TV with pay-per-view movies, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and air conditioning. Accessible rooms are available.
Free parking is available on site and dogs under 80 lbs are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $10 per pet, per night (maximum of two pets per room).
A free breakfast is served daily from 6:30 am to 9:30 am. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant, however, Banyan's Café is located next door and is open from 6 am to 10 pm.
Other on-site amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness centre, a steam room, free newspapers, meeting space, a business centre, guest laundry facilities, dry cleaning service, luggage storage, tour assistance and safe deposit boxes.
St. John Town Center, a shopping and restaurant complex, is 10 minutes away by car, while the University of North Florida is about a 13-minute drive away. Downtown Jacksonville is about 15 minutes away by car and features sports fields and arenas, Jacksonville Landing and performing arts venues.
The San Jose Country Club golf course is about a 16-minute drive away, while the World Golf Hall of Fame is about a 27-minute drive away. Ponte Vedra Beach is 30 minutes away by car, while the Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is 30 to 35 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on September 9, 2013: Free breakfast hours and free Wi-Fi.
Among the reviews used for this analysis, most guests described enjoyable stays at this hotel and several guests said that they continue to return to this property when they need a hotel in the Jacksonville area.
Many guests described their rooms as clean, while some other reviewers added that their rooms were quiet, generally comfortable and well maintained. Several guests found the beds comfortable.
The staff were frequently complimented for their attentive, helpful and friendly service.
Many reviewers praised the food and selection at the free breakfast. One guest said that the breakfast included "eggs, sausage, waffles, biscuits and gravy, fruit, cold cereals, hot cereals, coffee, tea, juices."
Several guests found the hotel conveniently located for accessing Interstate 95.
A few reviewers said that they felt safe and secure at this hotel. One guest specifically mentioned that security guards were on duty after 10 pm.
A couple of guests thought that this hotel offered good value for the money they spent.
gave this hotel an average score of 4 out of 5, with 85% of 881 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #43 out of 132 hotels in Jacksonville, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 266 reviews.
The author called the hotel on September 9, 2013 to verify some information.