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Jacksonville & Hotel Information

2016 AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas

February 18-20, 2016 in Jacksonville, FL

The Omni Jacksonville Hotel sold out as of January 25, 2016. Please see below for alternate hotel suggestions:

Omni Jacksonville Hotel
245 Water Street
Jacksonville, FL, USA 32202
Phone: 1+(904) 355-6664
Room Block Deadline Has Passed.

Link to Conference Central »

Alternate Hotels

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
225 E. Coastline Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: 904-588-1234

DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Riverfront

1201 Riverplace Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904-398-8800

About the Omni Jacksonville Hotel

The Omni Jacksonville Hotel, situated in the heart of downtown, connects you with Jacksonville’s most popular cultural and business districts. Steps from the St. John’s Riverwalk, this premier hotel pairs southern hospitality with contemporary luxury. Modern, elegant guest room accommodations provide travelers with the comforts of home. Relax poolside with dramatic views of the river and skyline or at the newly renovated J Bar and Juliette’s. With convenient access to Everbank Field, Times Union Center, Memorial Arena, Jacksonville Landing, and other popular attractions, Omni Jacksonville puts you in the midst of the excitement of the River City.

Omni Jacksonville Homepage »

Local Airport

Jacksonville International Airport
Airport Phone: 1+(904)741-4902

Transportation to the Hotel

  • Make your reservation to use the GO Airport Express and Sedan shuttle. The rate is $24 per person for a shared shuttle. Upon your arrival at the Jacksonville International Airport, please take the escalator down to baggage claim. Please retrieve your luggage, and proceed directly outside to the “GO Shuttle Booth” located at pole number #4 across the lane towards the parking garage. You will then be directed to your shuttle.
  • Gator City Taxi is available by calling (904) 222-2222. The rate is approximately $38 each way from the airport.
  • An Enterprise car rental office is located on site at the hotel.

Explore Jacksonville


Dining options in Northeast Florida range from upscale bistros to down-home fish camps, all infused with warm Southern charm.

Get those taste buds ready for a new delicious experience in the “River City by the Sea.” No other Florida city has more unique flavors than Jacksonville, a melting pot of cultures and tastes, with a thriving culinary culture pioneered by local chefs that have been nationally and internationally trained. Jacksonville’s food scene is an eclectic hybrid of inspired casual elegance and classic southern comfort, infused with the flavors of the coast and a dash of international flair. Life is short, eat well in Jax!

Whatever your craving might be, you will find the perfect restaurant for you in Jacksonville. From elegant bistros, to popular chains, fish camps and everything in between, Jacksonville is a destination for food lovers with great taste. In Jacksonville, the term “locally sourced,” and even “farm to bar,” is more than just hype. Local restaurateurs are committed to sustainable practices using local seasonal ingredients whenever possible to create delicious menus that showcase the best of Jacksonville and Northeast Florida. If you enjoy a liquid meal then the Jax Ale Trail is something you need to explore. Jacksonville is home to eight craft breweries and counting, pick-up your craft brewery passport today!

Things to Do

Get to know Jacksonville. Relax on stretches of stunning beaches, paddle through our nature-filled waterways, or experience the downtown renaissance. There’s plenty to do for families, couples, nature-lovers, and golfers.

Bring the running shoes, the yoga pants, and the workout gear, no matter what your level of fitness is or your sport of choice, you can enjoy a great active time in the “River City by the Sea.”

Area and Map

Jacksonville features quaint riverfront streets, boutiques, live music venues, Bed and Breakfasts and sidewalk cafes amongst its varied neighborhoods.

For more information on Jacksonville

» Visit Jacksonville

Jacksonville City Guide Video

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