Jacksonville being the largest city in the U.S. by land area means finding a place to stay gives you some vastly different options. You could stay by the beach in a resort or vacation cottage, stay downtown in familiar hotel brands, or stay in one of the charming towns or suburbs nearby.
To help you out, we’ve selected some of the best options available to make sure you have a wonderful getaway. All listings featured on wheniwander.com are independently selected by us. If you book something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
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Downtown Jacksonville Hotels and Nearby Vacation Rentals
Cozy Historic Riverside
If you are looking for a cozy and quaint getaway in Historic RIverside, you’ll love this adorable 1940’s cottage like suite. This 2 Bedroom home is half of a duplex on a large corner lot. It comfortably sleeps 6 with a fully equipped kitchen including a Keurig coffee maker and stocked assortment of coffees and teas. You’ll be close to all the action in an urban setting filled with fun shoppes, cool bars, and amazing restaurants. After a day of exploring, relax in private on the fenced in patio.
Haven Near San Marco
Just minutes from San Marco and Downtown Jacksonville, your family can enjoy open spaces including an outside deck with a large fenced in yard.
5 Points with Pool
Wake up to enjoy morning coffee on the porch before a short walk to 5 Points restaurants, shopping, parks, and the Cummer Museum. Take in the nightlife close by or quiet evenings on the private pool deck. This 3 Bedroom Bungalow sleeps 6.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Jacksonville Downtown-Southbank
Homewood Suites typically offers a home away from home suite experience that works for both business and pleasure. Convenient access to downtown and San Marco area giving you great options for food and entertainment while in the area. Known for their evening refreshments, you’ll enjoy an easygoing stay and be welcomed by friendly staff.
Residence Inn Jacksonville South / Bartram Park
Newer all-suite hotel with full kitchens, right off of I-75 makes for easy access to the beaches, downtown, shopping areas, and area attractions. On select days, you can also relax at the complimentary manager’s reception. Perfect for the family that wants a little bit of everything while in town.
Jacksonville Beachfront Getaways
Four Points by Sheraton Jacksonville Beachfront
Oceanfront rooms and suites with private balconies call you to relax and take in beautiful, peaceful surroundings while still being close to everything you want and need. Walk right out to the boardwalk for a stroll along the ocean, partake in Happy Hour, and complimentary barbecue at the on-site-restaurant.
Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach/Oceanfront
Bordering on private sea oat dunes, this Hampton Inn brings you the largest pool on the beach with 4 waterfalls and sculpted rock formations. Most rooms have private balconies and partial or oceanfront views.
Courtyard by Marriott Jacksonville Beach Oceanfront
Comfortable and clean with private balconies overlooking the ocean. Another place for a beautiful beachfront stay with on-site dining and a lovely firepit to enjoy as well.
Shore Thing 2 Bedroom Beachfront Condo
2nd floor cottage chic condo right on the Atlantic Ocean. Private balcony and access to community pool. Pet friendly with fee.
Happy Pineapple Beachfront Condo
2 Bedroom, 2 Baths on the ground floor close to everything. Keyless entry, dedicated parking spot, community oceanfront pool, baby equipment, and everything you need for a relaxing beachfront getaway.
3 Bedroom, 3 Baths. Enjoy sunrise ocean views in a 3 story townhome that sleeps 6. Patio and outdoor living room with beach access. Driveway parking for 2 vehicles.