During the holiday season and other times of the year, you may have family coming to visit. Whether they are coming to enjoy a vacation at the beach or visit for Christmas, the right hotel makes a big difference. Here’s a look at the top family-friendly hotels throughout the Jacksonville area.
One Ocean Resort – Atlantic Beach
Even though One Ocean Resort is known as one of the top luxury resorts in the Jacksonville area, it’s also one of the most family friendly. This resort provides a great place for family to stay when they are visiting. With a full spa, kids club and plenty of amenities, parents and children will be able to enjoy plenty at One Ocean Resort.
The resort features plenty of dining options including the fine dining venue Azurea. You will also find plenty for the kids including sand castle building and classes about sea turtles. Of course, you can also enjoy the white sands of Atlantic Beach found right outside the hotel.
The Palms Retro – Atlantic Beach
Known as a bi of a hidden gem near Jacksonville, The Palms Retro provides a charming place for the entire family. It’s a very brightly colored hotel with a private courtyard complete with grilling equipment and covered tables. Each room is a bit different and includes styles from years past. They also offer free breakfast, Wi-Fi, parking and beach cruises you can rent to get to local shops and restaurants.
Crown Plaza Jacksonville Airport Hotel – Jacksonville
If your family prefers to stay near the airport, the Crown Plaza provides the perfect choice. This hotel is conveniently located near shopping and entertainment. IT’s found just a few minutes from the River City Marketplace and just ten minutes from the Jacksonville Zoo.
Guests of all ages will be impressed with the indoor pool, complimentary shuttles and the many other amenities offered here. Whether just staying for the holidays or coming to the city for a vacation, the Crown Plaza provides a great place for your family to stay.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Jacksonville – Downtown/Southbank
Spacious accommodations make the Homewood Suites a good choice for families. The rooms provides one or two bedrooms and all guests can take advantage of the complimentary hot breakfast every day of the week. They even offer dinner and drinks for guests, Monday through Thursday.
If you prefer to stay in a room with your own kitchen, they do provide rooms complete with a full kitchen featuring granite countertops. The hotel is found close to the Friendship Fountain, which is a hit with all ages. It’s also found near the Museum of Science and History, along with many other attractions. If you’re traveling to the area and you don’t want to stay near the beach, the Homewood Suites provides a great location.
Holiday Inn Express – Jacksonville Beach
A great place for families to stay over the holidays or any other time they visit, the Holiday Inn Express provides an excellent location. It’s found very close to the beach and even provides KidSuites complete with bunkbeds. You can take a complimentary shuttle to the beach or you can even enjoy the Adventure Landing waterpark.
When you’re done enjoying the area, you can hop in the pool or enjoy the hot tub. They also provide plenty of other amenities, along with excellent service. The best part, Holiday Inn Express is an affordable place to stay.
There are several family-friendly hotels found throughout the Jacksonville area. If you have family staying over Christmas or coming for Spring Break, recommend one of the hotels found on the list above.
Originally posted 2015-12-03 16:26:32.