Central for conventions, business trips, medical and eco-tourism, Downtown offers nearly 2,500 hotel rooms and 520,000 square feet of air-conditioned meeting space. Upscale hotel accommodations offer a range of on-site amenities and are within walking distance of sports areas, concert venues, dining, entertainment and Downtown’s scenic riverwalks. With easy access to the Interstates 10 and 95, Downtown is a short drive to a 22-mile stretch of beaches, historic St. Augustine and other regional tourism highlights.

Early 2022 marked the opening of the first new hotel in Downtown since 2009. Work is underway on a TRYP by Wyndham, an urban, lifestyle boutique brand in the central core, and on an extended stay, business traveler-targeted Home2 Suites by Hilton. To incentivize a variety of upscale hotel options, the DIA offers a Targeted Hotel REV Grant for full-service hotel projects creating between 25 and 150 rooms with a 4-star or higher rating and containing a full-service restaurant.


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  • 2,496 Rooms Available
  • 523 Hotel Rooms Under Construction
  • 143 Hotel Rooms In Review
  • 3, 162 Combined Rooms
  • 69.4% Hotel Occupancy Rate (March 2022 – March 2023)

Hotels Under Construction

  • Ambassador Hotel, TRYP by Wyndham (100 Rooms)
  • Home2Suites by Hilton (100 Rooms)
  • Four Seasons (176 Rooms)
  • RiversEdge Life on the St. Johns (147 Rooms)

Hotels in Review

  • Laura Street Trio, Marriott Bonvoy Autograph Collection (143 Rooms)