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“Wonderful hotel for business and leisure!” 5 of 5 stars
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The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
5.0 of 5 Resort   |   4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-5501   |  
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Ranked #5 of 11 Hotels in Fernandina Beach
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clemson, sc
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Wonderful hotel for business and leisure!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

This was my first experience staying at a Ritz Carlton and the experience was nothing short of exceptional. Front desk staff were professional and pleasant, and every employee I encountered was knowledgeable and friendly - service was outstanding. The room was spacious and clean and lots of details - like the customized tea/coffee service - made it a great stay. Was attending a conference, but would definitely return for a vacation if funds would allow!

Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ponte Vedra Beach FL
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Love this hotel. The staff is friendly and attentive. Lots to do and the food is great also. It was nicely decorated for the Christmas season and there is a nice game room/theatre room for the kids. Service is impeccable. I will go again and again.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Pinecrest, Florida
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Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here for one night. It was very nice. It looks like an older Ritz property because of the decor but it was very well maintained. The beach, lobby area and restaurants were very nice. We would stay again.

Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

My husband and I were celebrating out 7th wedding anniversary at this hotel. It was a much needed weekend get-away. Upon arrival, the consierge greeted us with champagne to celebrate our anniversary and there were chococlate covered strawberries in our room. We were so delighted. It made our anniversary that much more special. All the staffw as polite and pleasant. We enjoyed all the restaurants, and the fire pit outside on the patio. All in all, the Ritz made us feel right at home. Thank y ou!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Orlando, Florida
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158 reviews 158 reviews
52 hotel reviews
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

I have stayed here 4 times since October just returning home from my most recent visit last Friday. I have not encountered any disappointments yet.

Wonderful ocean view rooms, clean rooms , plenty of towels, working Internet, good quality in room coffee and complimentary water. Courteous attentive staff. Have eaten in all the restaurants - food was always good and the staff lovely. Breakfast staff especially efficient even remembered what I liked from my last visit. Nice beach and interesting hotel shops. Check out the Mystique sandals in the boutique. The spa does great facials ask for Pattie. Enjoy.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

My sister and I spent Labor Day weekend here. It's a lovely hotel with excellent service. We had a great time.

On a side note: it's a resort for families -- there were tons of children. The only night life was college kids playing pool. The main bar was dead before 11pm.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Middletown, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Went to take a shower at 8am Sunday and the water was tepid at first, then positively cold. This is a Ritz-Carlton for crying out loud. And the bathroom sink taps both ran hot water instead of hot & cold - when the water was hot, that is. The cold shower ruined the stay for me. The hotel is beautiful but if I have to take a cold shower because they cheaped out and didn't install sufficient hot water heaters for all the rooms, then I'll be staying somewhere else next time. And if that wasn't enough, the rooms are not well noise insulated. You can hear every word from guests out in the halls.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

Address: 4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-5501
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Location: United States > Florida > Amelia Island > Fernandina Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Fernandina Beach
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Fernandina Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island 5*
Number of rooms: 446
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Immerse yourself in southern charm at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. With miles of pristine beaches to explore, you’ll find yourself basking in the glow of the sun as you swim, relax or walk along the sandy shore. As one of the most popular beach destinations on the East Coast, this luxury hotel in Florida provides a welcome barrier between you and the world beyond. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
The Ritz-Carlton - Amelia Island Hotel Amelia Island
Ritz Carlton Amelia Island
Ritz Amelia Island
Amelia Island Ritz-Carlton
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island Fernandina Beach, FL

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