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Old June 19th, 2013, 06:07 PM
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Default Jacksonville Hotel Suggestions

Does anyone have any suggestions on a clean, comfortable hotel (doesn't have to have all of the bells and whistles as long as its clean) near the Port of Jacksonville? Preferably one with a cruise and park rate? Thank you!
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Old June 19th, 2013, 07:57 PM
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Lots of choices around the airport. We stayed at the Hampton Inn at the airport and it was great. I have also heard good things about the Best Western.

You will be less than 10 miles to the port......
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Old June 19th, 2013, 10:46 PM
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Check rates for park and cruise package for the date you need at Jacksonville Plaza Inn and Suites:

http://www.jacksonvilleplazahotel.co...lysailsave.php

We stayed there last month for less than what parking at the port for our cruise would have been.
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Try Jacksonville Plaza Inn..
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Crowne Plaza has the park & cruise rate also: http://flsave.com/jaxcrowneplaza

How are the beds at the Jacksonville Plaza? I stayed there when it was a Masters Inn before it became the Jacksonville Plaza and it had the most uncomfortable beds I have ever slept in. I'd imagine they've changed those out by now though.
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Crowne Plaza has the park & cruise rate also: http://flsave.com/jaxcrowneplaza

How are the beds at the Jacksonville Plaza? I stayed there when it was a Masters Inn before it became the Jacksonville Plaza and it had the most uncomfortable beds I have ever slept in. I'd imagine they've changed those out by now though.
I don't remember the bed being either extremely comfortable or uncomfortable so it must have been ok. I know I slept well.

I didn't know the property was previously a Masters Inn - I thought I had read somewhere it used to be a Microtel and that is what it looks like it was to me. The rooms are not large but we found ours adequate for a one night pre-cruise stay. We have stayed there twice using their park and cruise package and we have been very satisfied.
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I don't remember the bed being either extremely comfortable or uncomfortable so it must have been ok. I know I slept well.

I didn't know the property was previously a Masters Inn - I thought I had read somewhere it used to be a Microtel and that is what it looks like it was to me. The rooms are not large but we found ours adequate for a one night pre-cruise stay. We have stayed there twice using their park and cruise package and we have been very satisfied.
Yes, was originally a Masters then. (about 10 years ago).
Was nice & new then, just very basic like a microtel and the beds were like rocks.
http://web.archive.org/web/200304021...ksonville.html

Good to see that they've probably upgraded the beds.
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By the airport there are about 6 places to eat ...
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We will probably fly in and have been looking at the Jacksonville Plaza. Is there anywhere within walking distance for us to pick up wine to carry onto the ship?
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