Hotels near Metropolitan Park
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Metropolitan Park is a multipurpose event center located east of downtown Jacksonville, FL. Next to EverBank Field (home of the Jacksonville Jaguars), Metropolitan Park overlooks the St. Johns River and is a popular venue for many of the city's music festivals. The Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Funk Fest, the World of Nations Celebration, and the 4th of July Celebration have all happened on this large canopy-covered stage.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Metropolitan Park

Jacksonville Plaza Hotel & Suites Airport
Jacksonville Plaza Hotel & Suites Airport
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7.0
Good
14585 Duval Rd, Jacksonville
from $56
Hampton Inn Jacksonville-Downtown-I-95, FL
Hampton Inn Jacksonville-Downtown-I-95, FL
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8.1
Excellent
1331 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville
from $84
Hyatt Place Jacksonville Airport
Hyatt Place Jacksonville Airport
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8.6
Excellent
14565 Duval Rd, JACKSONVILLE
from $89
Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Airport/I-95N
Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Airport/I-95N
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8.1
Excellent
14670 Duval Road, Jacksonville
from $79
Aloft Jacksonville Tapestry Park
Aloft Jacksonville Tapestry Park
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8.9
Excellent
4812 Deer Lake Drive West, Jacksonville
from $89
Hampton Inn and Suites Jacksonville-East/Beach Blvd., FL
Hampton Inn and Suites Jacksonville-East/Beach Blvd., FL
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8.8
Excellent
13733 Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville
from $111
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Jacksonville Airport
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Jacksonville Airport
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8.0
Excellent
13200 International Airport Blvd, Jacksonville
from $75
Quality Inn Airport
Quality Inn Airport
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7.9
Good
1351 Airport Road, Jacksonville
from $64
Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel
Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel
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8.8
Excellent
10605 Deerwood Park Boulevard, Jacksonville
from $99
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
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8.5
Excellent
225 COAST LINE DR EAST, JACKSONVILLE
from $98
More About Hotels near Metropolitan Park...

More Budget-Friendly Hotels South of the River

Downtown hotels are about a 25-minute walk or a five-minute drive from Metropolitan Park and are generally a bit more expensive than other area hotels. The closest hotel to the park, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, is found on the waterfront boardwalk and offers fantastic views of the St. Johns River and downtown cityscape. Well suited for guests who prefer more upscale and modern rooms, this hotel also offers a heated rooftop pool and hot tub, a 24-hour fitness center, multiple on-site dining options, and room service.

Budget-conscious travelers will find a few affordable chain hotels south of the St. Johns River. Super 8 Jacksonville and Hampton Inn Jacksonville are both found south of downtown, along I-95. These two budget-friendly hotels include free breakfast and free Wi-Fi.

If you're looking for a good price and a more luxurious hotel, try booking at the Wyndham Jacksonville Riverfront. This southside waterfront hotel offers special event packages that start at $99 per night. Additionally, the hotel offers 40 percent discounts on same-day and next-day bookings. 

Whether you stay downtown or south of the river, expect to pay about $10 to $20 for parking at your hotel.

Pack Light for Events at Metropolitan Park

If you're attending an event or concert at Metropolitan Park, it's best to pack light. There are many items banned from the facility, including outside food and beverages, coolers, umbrellas, and large bags or backpacks. However, you can bring blankets and lawn chairs for general seating. Arrive early to secure the best spots and to avoid being turned away when the park reaches capacity.

Travelers staying south of the river have easy access to Metropolitan Park by water taxi. The Jacksonville Water Taxi Gold Route departs the Riverwalk area and docks just south of Metropolitan Park. Other downtown attractions are accessible via the Teal Route to Jacksonville Landing.

Visitors driving to Metropolitan Park will find ample parking at the nearby EverBank field parking lots.