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Come stay with us at the Best Western Waldo Inn & Suites. Waldo offers newcomers the charm of a small town. Today the old red caboose on display in the city park holds the key to Waldo’s past.

The Best Western Waldo Inn & Suites is conveniently located off of Highway 301 with easy access to key area attractions and business locations including Jacksonville, Orange Park, St. Augustine, Palatka, Kingsley Lake, The University of Florida (Home of the Florida Gators), Gator Nationals in Gainesville and Silver Springs in Ocala.

Each spacious guest room features free wireless high-speed internet access and long distance access, cable television with HBO® and ESPN®, microwave and mini refrigerator, iron/ironing board, single serve coffee/tea maker and hair dryer. Other hotel amenities include a complimentary full hot breakfast, outdoor swimming pool and fitness room.

Visitors may enjoy fishing on one of the many surrounding lakes or participating in a range of outdoor activities at the Gold Head Branch State Park. Business travelers will find that the Best Western Waldo Inn & Suites is conveniently located near Dupont, Camp Blanding and the State Prison Institutions.

Make a reservation today and save at this Waldo hotel! Enjoy your stay.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted.
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 20 mile(s) from Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, is the primary military reservation and training base for the Florida National Guard, both the Florida Army National Guard and certain non-flying activities of the Florida Air National Guard.
  • 20 mile(s) from Florida State Prison, formerly known as the Florida State Prison-East Unit as it was originally part of Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida, is a correctional institution located in unincorporated Bradford County, Florida.
  • 20 mile(s) from New River Correctional Institution, located in unincorporated Bradford County, Florida.
  • 20 mile(s) from Union Correctional Institution, formerly referred to as Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison and State Prison Farm is a Florida Department of Corrections state prison located in unincorporated Union County, Florida, near Raiford.


  • 14 mile(s) from Gainesville Raceway, a quarter-mile dragstrip just outside Gainesville, Florida. It opened in 1969 and is most famous for hosting the NHRA's prestigious Gatornationals event since 1970. Address: 11211 N County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609 Phone: (352) 377-0046
  • 17 mile(s) from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, popularly known as "The Swamp", is the football stadium for the University of Florida and the home field of the university's Florida Gators football team. It is located on the university's Gainesville, Florida campus. Address: 157 Gale Lemerand Dr, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • 56 mile(s) from Silver Springs State Park, formerly known as Silver River State Park, is a Florida State Park located on the Silver River in Marion County. The park contains Silver Springs, Florida's first tourist attraction.


  • Across the street from Dunkin' Donuts®, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 0.4 mile(s) from Subway®, Deli, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.4 mile(s) from Classic Cafe, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 1.2 mile(s) from Wendy's®, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.8 mile(s) from Randy's Rib Shack, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.1 mile(s) from El Molino Mexican Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,


  • 8 mile(s) from Santa Fe Community College
  • 15 mile(s) from University of Florida

Nearby Cities

  • 16 mile(s) from Keystone Heights
  • 38 mile(s) from Palatka
  • 44 mile(s) from Ocala
  • 58 mile(s) from Jacksonville


  • 8.0 mile(s) from Waldo Farmers and Flea Market
  • 20.0 mile(s) from The Oaks Mall, located in Gainesville
  • 41.0 mile(s) from Orange Park Mall, locate in Orange Park


  • 65 mile(s) from Jacksonville International Airport
  • 13 mile(s) from Gainesville Regional Airport
  • 1.7 mile(s) from Waldo Bus Station. There is an enclosed waiting area however, there are no amenities or accommodations. Arrival Time: with service 30 minutes, without service 30 minutes prior to departure. No checked baggage service. There are 5 short-term parking spaces and 15 long-term.
  • 38.9 mile(s) from Amtrak, located in Palatka. In general, each passenger can bring two carry-on bags. Additionally, passengers can check two free pieces of baggage if the origin and destination stations offer checked baggage service. On board dining options.