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Hampton Inn & Suites Amelia Island-Historic Harbor Front
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   19 South Second Street, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034   |  
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Ranked #3 of 11 Hotels in Fernandina Beach
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Fantastic in EVERY way!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

We absolutely love this hotel. Its historic yet clean and modern. Mon-Thurs free apps in breakfast room and every day a nice complimentary breakfast. Clean, comfy rooms, wonderful beds, and some of the friendliest, warmest staff I've ever met anywhere. We have stayed here multiple times and plan multiple more visits!!

Room Tip: We had lunch at Bretts Cafe across the street. Its right on the harbor. The whitefish sandwich ins...
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  • Stayed November 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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Lake Mary, Florida
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

We stayed at the Hampton Inn 4 days and 3 nights. The hotel is only 1 block away from shops restaurants, sports bar, and across from the marina.
We stayed in a suite on the 2nd floor (ask for the rooms facing the bay) because the view at sunset is absolutely beautiful. I would recommend the second floor is where the pool is located right outside the spacious Floridian decor breakfast dining area.
The rooms and hotel common areas were very clean, and the staff was extremely polite and helpful.
Amelia Island is beautiful, and I am looking forward to a return mini vacation.

Room Tip: The rooms facing the bay, for a beautiful sunset view
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  • Stayed November 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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North Carolina
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39 hotel reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

This is a pretty nice Hampton Inn, and a little different, in that there are some quirky decorating touches which make you feel that maybe you're not staying in a chain hotel after all.

The location is very good - right on the front, in walking distance to everything. Parking can be a little tight when the hotel is busy (which seems to be most weekends) and we had to drive around a couple of times before we could find a spot.

As others have noted it is right next to the train tracks and a train does go past most nights at least once, but it's not really a very noisy train and hearing the whistle blowing faintly in the background isn't so bad.

I'd stay here again, if the price was right.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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smithtown, ny
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21 hotel reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We used our Hilton Hhonors rewards for our current stay, and are we happy we did. This Hampton is such a surprise and delight. Our room is a suite with balcony - spotless and very roomy. The hotel is perfectly situated on the harbor, and is right in the middle of all shops and restaurants. Helpful front desk. Don't hesitate to book here.

  • Stayed November 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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Orlando, Florida
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16 hotel reviews
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

That is how close we felt to everything. Right across the train tracks was Brett's Waterway (awesome sunset, great service, good food!); just three blocks away is 29 South Eats (up Ash) - fabulous food); and well... everything else is right there on Centre Street! The service was friendly and the room was clean. I'm not entirely sure the A/C was as cold as it could have been but that was really minor. You also realize that this is a slightly older property compared to more modern Hampton Inn's - and you can enjoy those noisy nuances as part of the charm.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Hampton Inn in town near the waterfront. When we arrived we could tell we had made the right choice right away. The hotel lobby is gorgeous and very welcoming. We asked for a water view room and got an amazing king suite that overlooked the harbor. The room was super clean and absolutely huge with a small kitchen and separate bedroom. The only drawback was a train that ran right outside our window all hours of the night. Other than that, our stay was great and the hotel is within walking distance to a lot of great shops and restaurants.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I have stayed at the Hampton Inn many times over the last 7 or 8 years. This is not only the best location in Fernandina Beach, right off of Centre Street and 2 miles to the beach, but has absolutely the best staff of any hotel I've stayed in. Everyone is friendly and will go above and beyond to make your stay pleasant. They are to be congratulated for maintaining their high standard for the long run.

Room Tip: The suites are very comfortable with a door between the rooms.
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  • Stayed October 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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Address: 19 South Second Street, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
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Location: United States > Florida > Amelia Island > Fernandina Beach
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Fernandina Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Fernandina Beach
#2 Business Hotel in Fernandina Beach
#3 Family Hotel in Fernandina Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn & Suites Amelia Island-Historic Harbor Front 2.5*
Number of rooms: 122
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