Welcome to our 2015 and 2016 Director’s Award winning Best Western Southside Hotel & Suites, located off I-295, Florida. Our south Jacksonville, FL hotel is only two miles from Naval Air Station Jacksonville. We are 11 miles south of downtown Jacksonville and 23 miles from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX).
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Sunny skies illuminate the sleekly designed lobby of the Best Western Southside Hotel & Suites - Collins Rd. Our hotel is located near attractions and businesses.
Travelers have plenty to see during their stay in the Jacksonville, FL area. Our hotel's location is convenient to Veteran's Memorial Arena, Everbank Field, Kennel Club/Poker Room and the upscale St Johns Town Center. We're also near the rolling fairways of Eagle Harbor Golf Course, Club Continental, FL Yacht Club, and Jacksonville Zoo, MOSH, take a short ride to the beaches or explore St. Augustine culture and historic tours and premier outlet shopping.
Since our hotel's location is in Jacksonville south, and borders Orange Park, we're perfect for military and government travelers. We're near Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Naval Air Depot and several military contractors. Our 500-sq-ft meeting room accommodates conferences and social events.
Whether vacation or business brings you to our hotels, our amenities will satisfy your needs. Start each morning with hot complimentary breakfast. Use the free high-speed, wireless Internet access. Make use of our business center computers. Take time to enjoy the outdoor pool and an on-site fitness center. When you're staying around Jacksonville, our hotel's amenities make us the ideal choice.
With helpful staff members always on hand for recommendations, tips and advice, they act as local ambassadors and know where guests can go for great local cuisine to exciting recreation. Business and family friendly and a 100% non-smoking hotel, guests feel right at home!
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No pets allowed
“No Hot Water”
Jacksonville Beach on 11-Dec-17
Cannot recommend this hotel if you want hot water. Lame excuse from staff - "We're at near full capacity." They should not rent out extra rooms if they can't provide basic hot water to all customers...
This spot was most convenient to the Naval Air Station for activities there. Clean and a very tasty breakfast layout. However, the room was a bit too stuffy and no air-system change seemed effective...
The people are very nice. The rooms are OK. They are clean and the rooms modern. However I can't conceive on the percentage of "excellent" or "very good" ratings. The masses must be correct though. I...
Guest laundry, $1.50 fee open: 1:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
Complimentary full breakfast, daily breakfast buffet with hot items offered 6:00 am to 9:30 am. Includes scrambled eggs, breakfast meat, cereals, pastries, breakfast breads, whole fruit, hot oatmeal, juice, coffee, tea, hot chocolate
Exercise faciltiy 24 hour free
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Ice/vending machines 2nd and 4th floors
Meeting facilities, Permanent Boardroom for 12 people; second meeting room for 20 classroom, 25 theater
Business center free
Parking for the physically challenged
Weight lifting equipment
Conference facilities, Boardroom for 12 people; meeting room for 20 Classroom, 25 Theater
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
24-hour front desk
Late check out On availability only
Cable or satellite television In all guest rooms
Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Banquet facilities. Outside food allowed and local catering available
Physically challenged facilities Some rooms with roll-in showers; some with tub and grab rails; lobby at ground level and elevator to upper floors
Management reserves the right to refuse to provide accommodation to persons less than 21 years of age unless accompanied by a parent. Identification is required at check-in.
Free high-speed Internet access
Free local and long distance calls
Complimentary USA Today Newspaper
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
Accessible table in eating area
The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
Public restrooms accessible
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
Visual fire alarms
Visual smoke alarms
Dataports, wireless: 104
Minimum age to rent room is 21 years of age.
Cable satellite television with HBO®, CNN or other 24 hour news station
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Free long distance access
In-room movies HBO only
High-speed Internet access
AM/FM alarm clock
Refrigerator in all guest rooms
Iron, ironing board
Additional in-room toiletries - request at front desk
Microwave available in all guest rooms
Rollaway beds available - request in advance; based on availability
Spa available, Jacuzzi suites only
Direct dial telephone
Voice mail, guest must setup upon arrival in room
Air-conditioning, self controlled heating/cooling system
Sofabed available, executive king suite or executive double queen suite only
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 5
Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub