Omni Jacksonville Hotel
The Omni Jacksonville Hotel offers a contemporary hotel offering striking views out over the Jacksonville river. The stylish interior allows guests to have a relaxing stay while being located in the heart of downtown Jacksonville.
Why You Should Stay at Omni Jacksonville Hotel
The Omni Jacksonville Hotel has just undergone major refurbishment and now boasts a modern, elegant interior with a southern feel. Since the renovation they have won TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence 2018. The hotel is located moments away from the Veterans Memorial Arena as well as the Times Union Centre of Performing Arts.
Guests can enjoy a spacious refurbished room with an oversized window where they can appreciate the stunning views of the St Johns River or Jacksonville’s skyscape. The Omni Kids Crew Program is also available in this hotel. A program which gives children free give gifts and provides cookies and milk on their first night at the hotel. An added bonus.
Things to Do at Omni Jacksonville Hotel
The Omni Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Jacksonville, offering a quick walk to the main attractions and sites that Jacksonville has to offer. Just minutes from the hotel you can find the Main Street Bridge or the Acosta Bridge. Here you can gaze back at the Jacksonville beautiful skyline.
The hotel is also surrounded by Arts and Culture attractions such as the Jacksonville Museum of Science History and the Jacksonville landing. This is believed to be the ‘core’ of Jacksonville, offering a variety of fun and exciting activities as well as events held throughout the year. The Museum of Science and History is home to a planetarium as well as local marine and wild life exhibitions and energy and electricity exhibitions. There is also the Riverside Arts Market where local artists sell their creations in the form of paintings, jewelry, candles, glass and art. There is a great atmosphere at this market with local bands playing music throughout.
There are also a number of other attractions that are steps away from the hotel including Jacksonville Water Taxi which allows you to see the sights from the water as well as Anheuser-Busch Brewery Tours, letting you experience how Beer is made and giving the opportunity for you to go to ‘beer school, ’ an opportunity for you to see whether you can identify different beers, learn pouring techniques and discover what beers go best with which foods. The Florida Theatre, home to where Elvis Presley first performed in 1950’s, is located near the Hotel and now serves as a preforming arts venue.
Dining at the Omni Jacksonville Hotel
The Omni Jacksonville Hotel offers two restaurants which have both been recently refurbished.
Juliette’s Bistro offers indulgent dining and fine wine. On Thursday’s they offer a buffet style Italian cuisine featuring create your own pasta and grilled zucchini with tomato and feta. On Friday’s they have the same concept, only with Sothern food this time. They offer comfort food such as meatloaf and butter fried chicken.
JBar offers a contemporary place to enjoy the views of Jacksonville. The menu is made up of small plates with a progressive bistro theme. They also offer hand crafted cocktails and locally brewed beer, so guests enjoy their dining experience more.