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Featured Hotel for Commencement Hampton Inn Jax Beach

A block of rooms has been reserved for April 24, 2019 - April 30, 2019. The special room rate will be available until March 27th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

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Suggested Hotels

Beaches

The beaches are only 20 minutes east of Jacksonville University!

Hampton Inn (Oceanfront)

  • Location  1515 North 1st St., Jacksonville Beach

Best Western (Oceanfront)

  • Location  305 1st St. North, Jacksonville Beach

One Ocean Resort (Oceanfront)

  • Location  One Ocean Blvd, Atlantic Beach

Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa

  • Location  1000 PGA Tour Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach

Courtyard by Marriott Oceanfront Jacksonville Beach

  • Location  1617 1st Street North, Jacksonville Beach

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Jacksonville Beach

  • Location  1616 1st Street North, Jacksonville Beach

Downtown

Exciting, vibrant downtown Jacksonville is only 15 minutes west of Jacksonville University.

Crowne Plaza (Riverfront)

  • Location  1201 Riverplace Blvd, Jacksonville

Hyatt Regency (Riverfront)

  • Location  225 Coastline Dr. East, Jacksonville

Airport

The SpringHill Suites by Marriott at Jacksonville University

  • Location  13550 Airport Court, Jacksonville, FL 32218
  • Telephone number  (904) 741-8002

Arlington

The neighborhood of Arlington, along with Northside, Westside and Southside, is one of the largest sections of Duval County and only five to 10 minutes east of Jacksonville University.

Courtyard by Marriott (I-295/E Beltway)

Jacksonville University rate: $119 per night

  • Location  9815 Lantern St., Jacksonville
  • Telephone number  (904) 247-6782

Hampton Inn (East Regency Square)

  • Location  1021 Hospitality Lane, Jacksonville
  • Telephone number  (904) 722-8881

Baymeadows and Southside

The Baymeadows area is just 20 minutes south of Jacksonville University.

Four Points by Sheraton

  • Location  8520 Baymeadows Rd., Jacksonville
  • Telephone number  (904) 562-4920

Marriott

  • Location  4670 Salisbury Road, Jacksonville
  • Telephone number  (904) 296-2222

Residence Inn

  • Location  8365 Dix Ellis Trail, Jacksonville
  • Telephone number  (904) 733-8088

Embassy Suites

  • Location  9300 Baymeadows Rd., Jacksonville
  • Telephone number  (904) 731-3555

SpringHill Suites

  • Location  4385 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville
  • Telephone number  904-997-6650

Fernandina Beach

This wonderful historic district is about 35 minutes northeast of Jacksonville University.

Ritz Carlton

  • Location  4750 Amelia Island Pkwy, Fernandina Beach
  • Telephone number  (904) 277-1100

Seaside Amelia Inn

  • Location  2900 Atlantic Avenue, Fernandina Beach
  • Telephone number  (904) 206-5300

Suggested Restaurants

Riverside/Avondale​

Black Sheep

  • Location  1534 Oak Street
  • Telephone number  (904) 380-3091

Mossfire Grill

  • Location  1537 Margaret Street
  • Telephone number  (904) 355-4434

Downtown

Candy Apple Cafe

  • Location  400 North Hogan Street
  • Telephone number  (904) 353-9717

Indochine

  • Location  21 East Adams Street #200
  • Telephone number  (904) 598-5303

St. John's Towncenter

Brio Tuscan Grille

  • Location  4910 Big Island Drive
  • Telephone number  (904) 807-9960

Cantina Laredo

  • Location  10282 Bistro Drive
  • Telephone number  (904) 997-6110

M Shack

  • Location  10281 Midtown Parkway
  • Telephone number  (904) 642-5000

Atlantic Beach

Poes Tavern

  • Location  363 Atlantic Blvd
  • Telephone number  (904) 241-7637

Flying Iguana

  • Location  Atlantic Blvd, Neptune Beach
  • Telephone number  (904) 853-5680

North Beach Fish Camp

  • Location  100 1st Street
  • Telephone number  (904) 249-3474

Jacksonville Beach

The Loving Cup Hash House​

  • Location  610 3rd Street South​
  • Telephone number  (904) 422-0644

Maple Street Biscuit Company

  • Location  410 3rd Street North​​
  • Telephone number  (904) 853-5688

Taco Lu

  • Location  1712 Beach Blvd
  • Telephone number  (904) 249-8226

Arlington

University Diner

  • Location  5959 Merrill Road​
  • Telephone number  (904) 762-3433

Tabouleh Mediterranean Café

  • Location  7645 Merrill Rd #201

WingDepot

  • Location  3547 University Blvd. North