Embassy Suites by Hilton Jacksonville Baymeadows Florida Review

April 25, 2023


Embassy Suites by Hilton Jacksonville Hotel was built in 1985. It has 277 rooms in a single building and 11 stories with elevator access. Hilton Baymeadows Hotel Embassy is part of the Embassy Suites by Hilton, an upscale all-suite hotel chain that has a Hilton Worldwide trademark. Mike Rose and Hervey Feldman are the founders of the Embassy Suites by Hilton hotel chain.

While staying at Baymeadows Jacksonville Embassy Suites Hotel, I discovered it's conveniently located near Jacksonville International Airport and only 10.3 KM from the Jacksonville city center. Whether you're traveling for business, leisure, or any other reason, Hilton Jacksonville Florida Hotel is the perfect destination for your next memorable stay at one of the best pet friendly hotels in Jacksonville, FL. To learn more, read the whole of this comprehensive Embassy Suites by Hilton Jacksonville Baymeadows Florida review.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Jacksonville Baymeadows Florida Review

Hotel facilities

Make an unforgettable journey to Jacksonville, Florida, with the promised Hilton CleanStay standard practices and enjoy free parking, complimentary breakfast, and many other amazing property amenities tailored for you and other guests. Conveniently set Southside part of Jacksonville, property Embassy Suites by Hilton Jacksonville allows you to stay close to interesting dining options and attractions.

I remember not leaving this hotel before visiting some of the greatest attractions in Jacksonville, Florida, including the famous Dog Wood Park and Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens. Rated four stars, Embassy Suites by Hilton Jacksonville Baymeadows features an on-site restaurant, fitness center, and a hot tub.

As a younger adult, I enjoyed a number of amenities designed for young adults, including game rooms, restaurants nearby, easy checking, friendly staff and services, free in-room wireless internet, spa, sauna, and closeness to XYZ place. On top of that, the Hilton Baymeadows Embassy Suites hotel offers some amazing room and rooftop amenities that enhance the overall experience.

A Great Place to Stay

Baymeadows Jacksonville Embassy Suites Hotel is your base between sports venues and the beach. It is 3 miles from the Avenues Mall and within a 15-minute drive from the North Florida University, Jacksonville Baseball Grounds, Florida Theatre, and EverBank Field.

The beach is only a 20-minute drive away from this full-service hotel. Drawing from my experience, the stay included a free continental breakfast and complimentary evening reception, and I took full advantage of the free fitness center and indoor pool.

Hilton Honors Members Benefits

I was lucky to enjoy some Hilton honors member benefits, including discount rates, guaranteed safety features, points towards credit card cash deposits, digital express check-in, and digital key. You can claim these benefits if you stay at the hotel more than once.

Hotel Jacksonville Embassy Suites Amenities

During my first stay at Hilton Jacksonville Baymeadows Embassy Hotel, on arrival, I was curious to know all the amenities available, and the friendly front desk staff was quick to provide me with a comprehensive list. At first glance, I knew my stay at this facility would be one of the best.

On the list, I spotted some interesting amenities such as free self-parking, a fitness center, an on-site restaurant, an indoor pool, complimentary evening reception, free breakfast, room service, Concierge, digital key, and meeting rooms.

Room Amenities

Embassy Suites by Hilton Jacksonville Baymeadows Florida Hotel offers different types of rooms to choose from. They're available in different buildings, including the Atrium building and the South wing building. If you're traveling with a friend or family member, a room with two king beds and a balcony will be an ideal option for you.

For my case, I booked a 2-room suite-1 king bed South wing building. The room had a mini-refrigerator, sofa bed, microwave, free wired internet access, and two 37-inch flat-screen TVs. The private room included a king-sized bed and a 37-inch HDTV. The separate living room had a microwave and wet bar, mini-refrigerator, armchair, a sofa bed, and a 37-inch HDTV.

Additional room amenities that I discovered were very helpful include climate-controlled air conditioning, stairways, in-room accessibility, in-room wired internet, and a private bathroom with a roll-in shower.

Food and Drink

Complimentary continental breakfast is served between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM on weekends and from 6:30 to 9:30 AM on weekdays. Other food and drink options available at Hilton Jacksonville Embassy Hotel include a bar/lounge, restaurants, snack bar/deli, room service, and free daily reception, which was one of my favorites.

Images of hotel food and drink offer

Enhanced Cleanliness Measures

Many hotel reviews agree with me that Hilton suites in Jacksonville have enhanced cleanliness measures in place. It adheres to the CleanStay Hilton's standard cleaning and disinfection practices. These measures include using disinfectant when cleaning the property, cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces, and towels and sheets washed at a minimum of 60oC.

Guest Services

In terms of hotel services, Hilton Jacksonville Baymeadows offers six meeting rooms and a 24-hour business center, a gift shop, luggage storage, laundry facilities, a public computer, an elevator, ATM, and wedding arrangements. I personally witnessed a wedding arrangement for a couple that had booked the next room; the staff members in charge were very friendly and professional.

Social Distancing and Safety Measures

The hotel ensures that its guests and workers are always safe; in line with this, it has several effective worker and guest safety measures in place. Regarding social distancing, contactless check-in, and check-out is available. On the other hand, the facility features a state-of-the-art security system that includes entrance visual alarms, smoke alarms, a first aid kit, digital keys, and CCTVs in common areas.

Hotel Policies and Special Check-In Instructions

While staying at this hotel, I decided to compare its policies with those of other hotels that I have visited before, and the result was positive. The hotel has friendly policies in place, ranging from check-in any time after 16:00 PM and check-out before 11:00 AM. The minimum check-in age is 21 years, and the front desk crew members greet guests once they arrive. Free cancellation is available, and prepayment policies vary depending on the room type.

The hotel restaurant

Required at Check-in and Out

To check in, you must have a minimum of 21 years and a valid government-issued photo ID or passport, or any other legal document. A debit card, Credit Card, or cash deposit is also required. Late check-out is subject to availability of Embassy Suites, and there is an optional fee for late check-out, as well as express check-out.

Nearby Activities and Facilities

It's important to share with you some of the nearby places that I found interesting to visit, which include The Avenues, Hampton Inn, Lone Star Road Shopping Center, San Marco Theatre, Hands on Children's Museum, and Jacksonville Station. Other amazing facilities include Expressway Mall, Lovelace Park, Johns Town Center, and the Museum of Science & History.

Children and Extra Beds

The Hilton Baymeadows property welcomes guests with at least four children of any age. Children up to 17 years stay free using an existing bed since extra beds and costs aren't available. Disabled children and individuals will also find this facility a comfortable destination since entrance wheelchair accessible spaces, parking, the path to the elevator, fitness center, and pool are available.

Pros and Cons


  • Exceptional and professional staffs provide high-quality service
  • State-of-the-art evening reception available
  • Spacious and well-appointed rooms
  • Pets and children stay free in the same room as the guardian or parent


  • The hotel is quite crowded, especially during the weekends, but weekdays were very convenient for me.


How Far is the Embassy Suites in Jacksonville from the Beach?

The Embassy Suites Hotel in Jacksonville is only 15 minutes from the beach. This time applies when you’re driving or using Taxi services.

Where is Embassy Suites by Hilton Jacksonville Baymeadows Located?

The Embassy Suites by Hilton Jacksonville Baymeadows is set at Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

Did Hilton Buy Out Embassy Suites?

Hilton didn’t buy Embassy Suites. In December 1999, the Embassy Suites Hotels merged with the Hilton Family after the Hilton Hotels Corp merger.

When is the Check-in Time and the Check-out Time at Embassy Suites by Hilton Jacksonville Baymeadows?

The check-in and check-out times are 4 PM and 11 AM, respectively. Express check-out/in available.

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