Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Southside Hotel & Suites! Our hotel is the recipient of the 2015 Director's Award. Your BEST WESTERN Southside Hotel & Suites specializes in providing the best in comfort at affordable prices. We have just finished a large scale renovation that includes new furniture, paint, carpet and added a totally new concept for our dining room. With helpful staff members always on hand for recommendations, tips and advice, they act as local ambassadors and know where guests can go for great local cuisine to exciting recreation. Business and family friendly and a 100% non-smoking hotel, guests feel right at home! Close to all event venues within the Jacksonville/Orange Park area, this property is known for customer service. Guests look for the brand recognition, but at this Jacksonville/Orange Park hotel, we're committed to ensuring you have the best stay possible. Newly renovated rooms feature new paint, furniture and pillow top mattresses in spacious, air conditioned rooms filled with the latest amenities. Relaxing has never been easier. Arguably the athletic capital of the Atlantic Coast, the area is a virtual sporting mecca with enough college and professional events and teams to satisfy a diverse range of passions. Whether you're a fan of football, baseball, golf, basketball or even soccer, this hotel keeps you close to all the action! We're just a short drive to Everbank® Field for a Jacksonville Jaguars football game or Jacksonville Armada for a soccer game! The Jacksonville Suns play at nearby Bragan Field. The Jacksonville Veterans Arena is nearby for catching a Jacksonville Giants basketball game or Jacksonville Sharks Arena League football game, or even a great concert! Also nearby is the Prime Osborn Center plus great spots for fishing! THE PLAYERS® Championship is not far and is known as one of the main, signature events here in Northeast Florida. There's something for everyone! Enjoy your stay.