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$50M Margaritaville Hotel Opens In Jacksonville Beach

This late November photo shows the new Jacksonville Beach Margaritaville hotel, which is opening Jan. 26.
Heather Schatz
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WJCT News
This late November photo shows the new Jacksonville Beach Margaritaville hotel, which is opening Jan. 26.

Guests will be on "island time" as soon as they arrive at the Margaritaville Beach Hotel in Jacksonville Beach.WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union reports the hotel is opening Tuesday, Jan. 26, at least a month ahead of schedule despite some COVID-19 pandemic slowdowns regarding supplies and permits.

The beachfront resort hotel at 715 1st St. N. boasts 202 guest rooms and suites as well as the two-story LandShark Bar & Grill, and cost an estimated $50 million to build, according to the Times-Union.

Other luxury amenities include a ground-level pool with boardwalk access, a fitness center, outdoor dining, fire pits and meeting space. In addition, there is ground-floor retail space and more than 200 parking spaces.

"Location is one of our biggest amenities," Kristin Delgado, hotel general manager, told the Times-Union on Monday as final preparations were underway to welcome guests.

Read the rest of this story at Jacksonville.com.

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Credit MARGARITAVILLE HOLDINGS
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This rendering shows LandShark LookOut at Margaritaville, which faces the ocean in Jacksonville Beach.
Margaritaville Jacksonville Beach rendering
Credit MARGARITAVILLE HOLDINGS
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Margaritaville Jacksonville Beach rendering

Bill joined WJCT News in September of 2017 from The Florida Times-Union, where he served in a variety of multimedia journalism positions.