I needed a decent hotel to stay at where I could park my 18 wheeler and take a break so did some research and found the Quality Inn just down the road from a customer where I was picking up a load.
When I first got there, I noticed the parking lot was a bit tight for my 75' long rig but I made it in. If you are in a truck, I advise that you swing wide and go into the first driveway before circling the building and then park on the south end along the fence. That will make it easier for you to get out via the rear gate when it's time to leave.
I could tell that this hotel used to be a nice Holiday Inn at one time. The Holidome area is still there and is decorated with a cool aviation theme. The indoor pool area is nice and well kept. The drawback is their restaurant is only open for breakfast and lunch, but not for dinner. There was a bar onsite but it has been closed for a while now.
The rooms are nice and well appointed. There's a refrigerator and microwave in them, along with nice, comfortable beds. If you sleep during the daytime and/or evening hours, I recommend getting a room that is not in the interior area surrounding the Holidome area- the noise from kids playing in the pool tends to echo very loudly in there and into the surrounding rooms.
If your biggest priority is having a good place to sleep while traveling, this hotel is a decent place. If you wish to do a weekend getaway with the family and want a hotel with resort-like amenities and an on-site restaurant and bar, I would recommend looking elsewhere.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- WELCOME to The Quality Inn Conference Center I 295-Commonwealth invites you to experience the charm of Southern Hospitality. WIRELESS HIGH SPEED ACCESS IS AVAILABLE IN THROUGHOUT THE HOTEL. Experience our signature Holidome area. An indoor pool, whirlpool, and table games await you for fun and relaxation with the whole family. You will also find a fitness area equipped with treadmills, stair stepper, stationary bike and a relaxing sauna. Dine in our Hartfield Restaurant where 'Homemade Country Cooking' is our specialty. A complimentary breakfast buffet is served daily from 6am - 10am. Our popular lunch buffet is available Monday through Friday from 11am - 2pm. Join us for dinner from 5pm - 10pm. Room service is also available during restaurant hours. With banquet facilities to accommodate up to 250 guests, let the Quality Inn Conference Center host your next social event or corporate meeting. Conveniently located on I-295 at Commonwealth Ave. Exit 22. Just one exit North of I-10. We look forward to having you as our guest on your next trip to the Jacksonville area! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Quality Hotel Jacksonville
- Jacksonville Holiday Inn
- Holiday Inn Jacksonville