BEST WESTERN Oceanfront
305 1st Street N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-6908
Phone: 904/249-4949 | Fax: 904/249-6040 | 51 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM | Check In: 3:00 PM | Online Reservations
Stay at this Jacksonville Beach Best Western to save, and get easy access to Jacksonville Beach, Mayport Naval Base, Mayo Clinic Hospital, and more.
Just steps from the beach, this oceanfront Jacksonville Beach Best Western offers guests easy access to the best the area has to offer. Just steps outside this hotel in Jacksonville Beach, explore sensational restaurants, lively concert venues and plenty of fantastic shopping. Just minutes away, guests will find Adventure Landing, Anheuser-Busch Jacksonville Brewery and ATP. While in town try to catch one of the area's most-loved events, including the Springing the Blues Festival, 26.2 with Donna Breast Cancer Marathon, Tournament Players Championship Golf Tournament, Freebird Live and the Gator Bowl Classic. And if you feel like relaxing along the beach and soaking up the sun, the BEST WESTERN Oceanfront offers beach chairs for rent for guests' convenience.
Allstate and Naval Station Mayport are just minutes away, and Mayo Clinic is also nearby. We even offer a free shuttle between the Mayo Clinic and our hotel for those visiting for medical reasons.
After a full day of exploring Jacksonville Beach, head back to the BEST WESTERN Oceanfront to some rest and relaxation. Each room comes complete with all the comforts of home and we even offer oceanfront rooms with balconies. Other amenities at this Jacksonville Beach hotel include free on-site parking, a free shuttle to Mayo Clinic and a complimentary continental breakfast with hot waffles each morning.
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Lobby renovation in progress. Noise will be restricted to the working hours of 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. The hotel will do everything possible to minimize disruption.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- Complimentary continental breakfast, includes: Make your own waffles, Bacon, Biscuits & Sausage Gravy.
- 100% smoke-free hotel
- Outdoor pool, heated
- Complimentary breakfast
- Safe deposit box
- Guest laundry
- Multilingual staff (English, Spanish)
- Ice/vending machines
- Free parking, one vehicle per room.
- Fax services
- Interior corridor
- Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access
- Business center
- Photocopy, nominal fee
- Photocopy machine
- Computer available
- Fax machine
- Computer available
- Parking for the physically challenged, one vehicle per room.
- Outdoor parking, one vehicle per room.
- Garage parking, one vehicle per room.
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check in
- Late check out available upon request
- Cable or satellite television 40-inch LCD flat panel television with HD Direct-TV in each room.
- Mail services, daily US Postal pickup
- Volleyball rentals available
- Elevator, wheelchair accessible
- High-speed Internet access (wired and wireless)
- Number of non-smoking rooms: 51
- Fresh baked cookies in the afternoon
- 24-hour front desk
- Complimentary newspaper
BEST WESTERN Oceanfront
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Conveniently located, the best western oceanfront in Jacksonville Beach, Florida is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:
Longitude: 30.291505 / Latitude: -81.389775
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: the South. Take Interstate 95 northbound to Exit 344 (formerly Exit 101) east to A1A North. Turn right on 2nd Avenue North to BEST WESTERN Oceanfront.
From: the North. Take Interstate 95 southbound to Exit 362-A (formerly 126-A). Go south on 9A to Atlantic Boulevard. Head east then south on A1A to 2nd Avenue North and turn left to BEST WESTERN Oceanfront.
BEST WESTERN Oceanfront
We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
Built in 2001, the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville is a minor league ballpark located in downtown Jacksonville in northeast Florida. The stadium primarily serves as the home field to the double-A Jacksonville Suns of the Southern League.
When the Suns aren’t in session, the stadium plays host to the Jacksonville Armada FC of the North American Soccer League. The stadium has also hosted the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, the Southern League All-Star Game, and still hosts the annual Florida State Seminoles and the Florida Gators baseball game.
Preserving the history, heritage, and culture of the whole “Jax Beaches” area, Beaches Museum & History Park features exhibits, a relocated chapel originally built in 1887, photos, and other collections showcasing these northeastern Florida coastal towns.
Located within the salt marshes of the Intracoastal Waterway, this northeastern Florida coast preserve includes a raised platform for viewing abundant wildlife, areas for bird watching, and walking trails that overlook marshes and loop through a “hardwood hammock.”
Kayaks and canoes can be launched from this Jacksonville preserve as well.
A local brewery rewpub located along Beach Boulevard (US 90), Engine 15 is a fun spot in Jacksonville Beach. Makers of craft ales, their beers can also be found in bars and stores across northeast Florida, the Orlando area, and the Tampa Bay area.
Engine 15 brews five beers on a regular basis and others seasonally – and weekly experimental offerings are also often available.
Home of the Jacksonville Jaguars, EverBank Field is located in downtown Jacksonville in the heart of the northeast Florida region. Opened in 1995, EverBank Field has hosted the Super Bowl, the Gator Bowl, and the annual Florida vs. Georgia rivalry college football game.
Up to 84,000 fans can be seated inside the stadium – while those who like a more secluded experience can take advantage of 11,200 club seats, 88 luxury suites, and one super suite.
Originally opened in 1927, the Florida Theatre is a historic movie theater set in Jacksonville. The Mediterranean Revival-style theater was named to National Register of Historic Places in 1983, given its historical significance as one of only four high-style theaters remaining in Florida.
A northeastern Florida staple, the theater has been known to feature live entertainment as well, including concerts, plays, and stand-up comedy. The Florida Theatre is one of six theatres to be named an official Jacksonville landmark.
The Fort Caroline National Monument is part of the larger Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. The fort features must-sees including historic artifacts, intriguing stories, and ranger-led guided tours.
Featuring 21,000 square feet of exhibit space, the Guana River Environmental Center works to showcase the unique ecosystems in region. Specifically, the center offers a peek into estuary system between the Jacksonville Beaches and St. Augustine.
The center is part of the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve on the northeast coast. Features include interpretive exhibits, aquariums, and even an outdoor amphitheater, all providing insight on the complex habitats and systems of the sea and wildlife in the region.
Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier
The pier is open for walking ($1/person) or fishing ($4/person) from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.
A joint civil-military public airport, Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) serves the Jacksonville metropolitan area and other cities in northeastern Florida. Covering 8,000 acres, JAX features two runways.
Completed in 1965, JAX is owned and operated by the Jacksonville Aviation Authority. JAX is served by major airlines like American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and US Airways.
Opened in 1987, Jacksonville Landing is an entertainment and museum complex set in downtown Jacksonville along the St. Johns River. The Landing is home to over 65 stores, full-service restaurants and bars, and entertainment destinations, as well as the Jacksonville Maritime Museum.
The Landing is known for hosting a variety of northeast Florida events as well, including the Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Florida/Georgia Weekend Celebrations, and the Every Friday Farmers Market. Don’t miss weekly live music in courtyard and the annual Georgia-Florida football games on the jumbotron.
Established in 1934, Jacksonville University is a private institution set in Jacksonville. The 240-acre northeast Florida campus features roughly 3,700 students working towards degrees in over 70 majors and programs.
When they’re not studying, students are happy to cheer on the Jacksonville Dolphins – a Division I program featuring 20 varsity teams competing in the Atlantic Sun Conference. The Dolphins play home games D.B. Milne Field, Jacksonville, Veterans Memorial Arena, and more.
Opened in 2003, the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena is a multi-use entertainment venue set in the heart of downtown Jacksonville. The arena is home to the Jacksonville Sharks of the Arena Football League, the Jacksonville Giants of the American Basketball Association, and the Jacksonville University Dolphins.
The 15,000-capacity venue hosts a variety of northeast Florida events, with past events including a USA Men’s Olympic basketball game, several WWE matches, and the PBR Built Ford Tough Series. Several big-name artists have performed at the Vet, like Elton John, Billy Joel, and Taylor Swift.
Founded in 1914, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is located at the mouth of Trout River in Jacksonville. Set on over 100 acres, the zoo features nearly 2,500 animals and roughly 1,000 plant species – many of which are native to northeastern Florida.
Must-see exhibits at the zoo include the River Valley Aviary, featuring 9,000 square feet of natural scenery and birds, and Wild Florida, which showcases native wetland creatures in their natural habitat. Be sure to take a walk through either the Savannah Blooms or Gardens of Trout River Plaza.
John T. Alsop Jr. Bridge, Jacksonville
Formally the John T. Alsop Jr. Bridge, the Main Street Bridge is a stunning structure crossing St. Johns River in Jacksonville – Florida’s largest city set in the northeastern part of the Sunshine State.
Visitors may cross Main Street Bridge on foot for great views of downtown Jax.
The second bridge to span St. Johns River, this steel, vertical lift bridge stretches to 512 meters – and encompassing four lanes of traffic as U.S. Route 1 and US 90.
Opened in 1941, the bridge is operated by the Florida Department of Transportation.
The museum works in tandem with the nearby University of North Florida, operated as a cultural resource for the college. The museum houses an impressive collection of pieces dating back to the 1960s, as well as a slew of rotating exhibits.
Founded in 1969, the Museum of Science and History (MOSH) features a variety of scientific and historical exhibits dedicated to northeast Florida. Located along the Southbank Riverwalk in Jacksonville, the museum is considered the most-visited museum in the city.
The museum features three floors of permanent exhibits, a rotating exhibit floor, and the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium. Some of the museum’s core exhibits include the Body Within, the Florida Naturalist’s Center, and the beautiful Hixon Native Plant Courtyard.
Opened in 1963, the Port of Jacksonville, or JAXPORT, serves cruise lines, ferry services, cargo ships, and other seaport traffic near Jacksonville. The port is located along the St. Johns River, featuring cargo facilities on Blount Island, Talleyrand, and Dames Point.
Passenger services utilizing JAXPORT include the Mayport ferry and Carnival Cruise Lines. The JAXPORT Cruise Terminal is located near Dames Point Bridge in northeast Florida.
Built in 1919, the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center is a refurbished event venue located in downtown Jacksonville. Given the convention center’s historical presence, it was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
The Prime Osborn features two large exhibition halls, several ballrooms, and a host of meeting rooms, all totaling over 260,000 square feet. The northeastern Florida entertainment staple still hosts plenty of unique events and expos.
Opened in 1997, the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts is a multi-purpose performance venue set in downtown Jacksonville in northeast Florida. More commonly known as Times Union Center, the venue is primarily home to the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.
The TUC features several venues set up for different events, including the Moran Theater, Jacoby Symphony Hall, and Terry Theater. The TUC has hosted large entertainment events since its opening, including names like Bruce Springsteen, Yo-Yo Ma, and Jay Leno.
Located in northeast Florida, the Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve preserves some of the earliest French colonization areas in the U.S. The historic site is found just outside of Jacksonville along Clapboard Creek.
In total, the preserve features over 46,000 acres of scenic wetlands and wildlife, including a fort exhibit and a wildlife observation platform. Things to do at Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve include beach activities, kayaking, wildlife viewing, and more.
Set on the University of North Florida campus, the UNF Student Union in northeast Florida serves as a community center for the university. Located in Jacksonville, the UNF Student Union is renowned for its architecture, and was recently ranked the fourth best building among 100 in Florida.
The UNF Student Union hosts Market Days each Wednesday, where students can shop for a variety of unique items in the Osprey Plaza. Other services and attractions include a game room, Chartwells Dining, and event hosting capabilities.
More Area Attractions & Services
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- 1 block(s) from Jacksonville Beach
- 2.00 mile(s) from Beach Regal 18 Theaters W
- 5.00 mile(s) from TPC Sawgrass, golf
- 35.00 mile(s) from World Golf Village
BEST WESTERN Oceanfront
Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Jacksonville Beach. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.
Local Events Worth Considering:
2016 St. Augustin Lions Seafood Festival
Be sure and visit St. Augustine hungry this March, as the 35th annual Lions Seafood Festival is set to be underway. Food, rides, arts and crafts, live music, and more will be hosted at Francis Field, beginning at 3 p.m. Friday & 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.
2016 St. Augustine's St. Patricks Day Parade
One of the largest events in northeast Florida, the St. Augustine St. Patrick's Day Parade is a must-see for visitors and residents alike. Don't' miss the festivities all weekend long – the parade is part of the larger Celtic Music and Heritage Festival.
20th Annual Azelea Days
Experience the beauty of northeast Florida at Ravine Gardens, when over 100,000 azaleas are in bloom. Take a ranger-lead hike around the 1.8-mile loop alongside food and refreshments, music, vendors, and more.
2016 Jacksonville Jazz Festival
Enjoy some soothing and eclectic jazz sounds in the heart of downtown Jacksonville during this free festival. Over 20 artists will take to stages on Bay Street, Marsh Street, the Shipyards, and Jacksonville Landing.
2016 St. Augustine's Romanza Festivale of the Arts
Music, dance, theatre, art, cuisine, and so much more is all set to take shape in St. Augustine in the form of over 100 events. Generally there will be over 10 events each day spread all across the city. Check the schedule during your visit for details.
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