Hotels & Dining

Hotel

The conference hotel for this year’s EABD is the DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Riverfront, located  at 1201 Riverplace Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32207, there are three different rooms available, (Standard – $129/night, Riverfront – $149/night & Junior Suite – $169/night). To get the conference rate, you must book your room by October 20th.

  • By phone (available 24 hours a day) to 1-800-222-8733 and be sure to ask for “Jacksonville University” or Group Code JAU
  • By Internet—click on this link

Parking at Jacksonville University

Available parking at JU can be found on this map.

Food near Jacksonville University

  • Lupita’s Mexican Food: 1024 University Blvd N.
  • Pita Bakery: 5931 Merrill Rd
  • Chick-fil-A: 2800 University Blvd N. On-campus.
  • Blue Boy Sandwich Shop: 5535 Fort Caroline Rd. Very large portions, sometimes slow service.

Food near Five Points

  • Kickbacks Gastropub: 910 King St. Steampunk-themed bar with a large food and beer selection.
  • Sweet Theory Baking Co: 1243 King St. Allergy-friendly donuts, pastries, desserts, and other pastries. Offers gluten-free desserts as well.
  • Southern Roots Filling Station: 1275 King St. Vegan/vegetarian restaurant and organic grocery.
  • Pattaya Thai Grille: 1526 King St.
  • European Street Cafe: 2753 Park St. German-inspired restaurant with a large beer selection.