Margaritaville Beach Lodge could signal potential for Jacksonville Beach front

JACKSONVILLE Seaside | The initial guests were 4 hrs absent from examining in Tuesday as the workers of the Margaritaville Seashore Hotel on the oceanfront finished past-minute preparations to welcome them. 

The resort hotel at 715 1st St. N. boasting 202 guest rooms and suites and the common LandShark Bar & Grill restaurant opened at the very least a month forward of agenda even with the COVID-19 pandemic, which slowed some provides at just one stage.

Kristin Delgado, resort general manager, explained confidently that all would be very well and glitches this sort of as a balky elevator and intermittent air conditioning hiccups would be remedied by 3 p.m. visitor test-in.

The estimated $50 million resort and cafe task is the 1st of numerous major developments to be completed in the 3 Beaches municipalities. 

Extra:Margaritaville Seashore Lodge, LandShark Bar & Grill open Tuesday in Jacksonville Seashore

Showers built into surfboards are just some of the features built into Jacksonville Beach's newest oceanfront hotel, Margaritaville Beach Hotel. The $50 million, 200-room hotel opened Tuesday.

Margaritaville has advanced from a catchy pop song by island way of life troubadour Jimmy Buffet into a global lifestyle and hospitality manufacturer.

The 8-story hotel is just a few of blocks north of the landmark Jacksonville Beach front Pier in the coronary heart of the oceanfront town.

“All people requirements a very little Margaritaville in their lifetime,” Delgado claimed. The beachfront area and manufacturer on your own make the hotel special, she mentioned.

‘It”s all about the experience and supplying folks a break, escapism actually,” she mentioned. “It really is a terrific position to dine and hang out.”

Margarita glasses form a chandelier from the second-floor lobby to the ground floor of the Margaritaville Beach Hotel.

The hotel has three Margaritaville-inspired dining alternatives with oceanview out of doors seating, a 1,050-sq.-foot retail store and a 1,700-sq.-foot meeting area.

Other amenities contain a pool with boardwalk access, a conditioning heart, a business enterprise centre, an outdoor firepit and community lounge areas.

In a town where parking can be a problem, the hotel has 215 parking areas.

Margaritaville also indicates expansion and career prospects for the place, previous and current city leaders say.