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Top 9 Extended Stay Hotels in Jacksonville, Florida

Two descriptions are often used when Jacksonville gets mentioned. It’s the largest city by area in the whole of the contiguous United States and Florida’s most populous. There’s a certain underdog status attached to it. Many will simply pass Jacksonville heading to the coastal hits and best-kept secret islands like Amelia Island or continuing their state journey down to Orlando and Miami. But stay longer and you will be rewarded with an exciting, culture-filled city that is on the rise. Choose among these top extended stay hotels in Jacksonville and dive into the authentic Northeast Florida life without spending astronomical sums in the process. There will be lots of museums, galleries, restaurants, cafes, and, of course, beaches. Make the most out of your next First Coast visit.

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TownePlace Suites Jacksonville East

If a home away from home is your idea of an extended Jacksonville stay, then take a look at TownePlace Suites Jacksonville East. Its setting is great for any kind of city visit. You’re just 4 miles away from the ocean, Mayo Clinic is less than a 10-minute drive from the property, and Downtown Jacksonville, full of fun things to do, is quickly reached using the highway. The accommodation has positive reviews, too, with many guests mentioning its convenient location, the space of the rooms, and its proximity to shops and restaurants in the neighborhood. The fire pit is always a hit with guests, as is the outdoor swimming pool.

Key Amenities:

  • Centrally located

  • Spacious rooms with full-size kitchens

  • Access to outdoor swimming pool and fire pit

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Residence Inn Jacksonville Downtown

Although completely new, Residence Inn Jacksonville Downtown has already accumulated lots of positive reviews. The guests complimented the excellent Downtown location, the cleanliness of the spaces, and the helpful staff. You will be pleasantly surprised to find that the parking, the WiFi, and the hot breakfast in the morning all come for free. This is a pet-friendly Florida hotel ($75 fee per stay), and the rooms feature full kitchens and have modern functional designs. There’s also a cozy outdoor pool with loungers in the backyard for properly profiting from the year-round Jacksonville sunshine.

Key Amenities:

  • Downtown Jacksonville location

  • Complimentary daily hot breakfast, parking, and WiFi

  • Rooms feature full kitchens

  • Outdoor pool with loungers on-site

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Salt Air Inn & Suites

Gift yourself with a beachside escape by choosing Salt Air Inn & Suites. It is among the most original picks for an extended stay hotel in Jacksonville, combining a vintage Florida beach house ambiance with recently renovated amenities. The lodging is in an ideal location between Atlantic and Neptune Beaches, two top Atlantic Coast beaches in Florida. That means a myriad of water activities are available for you, like surfing, swimming, kayaking, and fishing. The hotel is in a vibrant neighborhood full of quaint cafes and seafood restaurants, so there are always things to do and eat. Units come with bright, sea-inspired designs and feature private kitchenettes for extra convenience. Just be sure to book your longer stay here as early as possible. The hotel is a popular property.

Key Amenities:

  • Located between two beaches and close to cafes and restaurants

  • Rooms feature kitchenettes with full-size refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee makers

  • Outdoor pool with loungers on-site

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Element Jacksonville Beach

A more extended stay feels much better when the ocean is in your neighborhood. You won’t spend more than 5 minutes walking to the beach from Element Jacksonville Beach, one of the best extended stay hotels in Jacksonville Beach. It’s very aesthetically designed, comes with minimalist contemporary interiors, and has kitchens in the units. A $50 pet fee is a piece of great news for dog owners who’d like to save a little bit of money on their next trip to the city. Downtown Jacksonville is just 17 miles away, and you’re right on the end of the US 90 highway that will take you there quickly. Staying next to the ocean allows you to benefit from Florida’s coastal living while being well-connected to the big city life.

Key Amenities:

  • Kitchens in every unit

  • Pet-friendly with a $50 per pet fee

  • Five-minute walk to the beach

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Residence Inn Jacksonville South/Bartram Park

Whether you’re opting for a studio or a one-bedroom, expect your unit to be airy, modern, and very spacious at Residence Inn Jacksonville South/Bartram Park. A parade of positive reviews, commitment to providing convenient yet stylish accommodation, and a strong sense of hospitality make it one of Jacksonville’s best extended stay hotels. Sure, the location is on the far end of the city, but you will have a chance to explore such underrated outdoor gems of North Florida like Julington Durbin Creek Nature Preserve and North Beach Guana River Preserve while always being less than 30 miles away from both the Downtown and the ocean. It’s quite an unconventional place to settle for a more extended stay but very rewarding too.

Key Amenities:

  • Fully-equipped kitchens in every suite

  • Free hot breakfast daily

  • On-site outdoor pool and fitness center

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Candlewood Suites Jacksonville - Mayport

Close driving distance to both Mayport Naval Station, the beaches, and the Downtown make Candlewood Suites Jacksonville – Mayport a top choice for an extended stay hotel in Jacksonville. The budget-friendly price tag is an added advantage in an already cheap Southern getaway destination. You can score a well-equipped suite with a full kitchenette and high-speed WiFi for less than $150 per night (and it’s Florida). An outdoor swimming pool comes as a great bonus to the experience, and you’ve got the 24-hour business center to always stay in the loop. The parking is free, your pets are welcome, and laundry facilities are available on-site.

Key Amenities:

  • Well-equipped suites with full kitchenettes

  • Outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, and laundry facilities on-site

  • Pets are welcome (fee applies)

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Residence Inn Jacksonville Butler Boulevard

You will have plenty of space here, Residence Inn Jacksonville Butler Boulevard has a great choice of suites with full kitchens and sofa beds. People loved the two-bedroom units that can accommodate up to 5. If you’re coming for a Jacksonville extended holiday with your whole family, such numbers are truly heartwarming. Booking here, you’re getting super close to St. Johns Town Center as well as the University of North Florida and Alhambra Theatre & Dining. Be sure to indulge in Downtown Jacksonville’s array of some of the top cultural experiences in the state, including an obligatory visit to MOCA and the Florida Theatre. Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts is another artistic highlight for an inspired evening.

Key Amenities:

  • Spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites with full kitchens and sofa beds

  • Complimentary daily breakfast buffet with hot and healthy options

  • On-site outdoor pool, whirlpool, SportCourt, and fitness center

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Home2 Suites by Hilton Jacksonville South St Johns Town Ctr

It’s never a bad idea to base yourself near a big shopping mall. When your neighbor is the gigantic 51-acre St. Johns Town Center with more than 160 stores, this is really one of the best places to stay in Jacksonville. Home2 Suites by Hilton Jacksonville South St. Johns Town Ctr takes you there with an additional perk of extended stay-focused amenities. The units are spacious, the fully equipped kitchens bring more comfort, and the breakfast is complimentary. Free parking allows you to have peace of mind if you’re planning to explore Jacksonville by car. Relaxation is enabled by the outdoor pool, and you’ve got a fitness center too.

Key Amenities:

  • Spacious pet-friendly suites with fully-equipped kitchens

  • Complimentary hot breakfast daily

  • On-site outdoor pool and fitness center

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Residence Inn Jacksonville-Mayo Clinic Area

You’re very well-positioned when staying at Residence Inn Jacksonville-Mayo Clinic Area. If your prime reason to come is the Mayo Clinic, it’s an ideal choice. The facility is a few minutes away by car. If you’re looking for a perfect extended stay hotel in Jacksonville, this is it. The lodging is spotlessly clean, modern, and high-quality. You’ve got fully equipped kitchens in the suites along with Smart HDTVs with Netflix, free WiFi, and living rooms with sofas. Pets are welcome for a $100 fee. There’s a heated outdoor swimming pool and a gym. You will only need 10 minutes to reach the fantastic beaches of Jacksonville Beach or Ponte Vedra, some of the best places to visit in North Florida.

Key Amenities:

  • A 10-minute drive from Jacksonville Beach and Ponte Vedra

  • Suites feature fully-equipped kitchens, living areas, and sofa beds

  • Heated outdoor swimming pool and fitness center on-site

  • Lobby bar with full food and beverage menu

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