Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel Suites Jacksonville Blount Island, winner of the 2014 IHG Renovation of the Year Award Winner, where you will find the absolute finest in Southern hospitality. We are ideally situated just off Interstate 295 near the picturesque St. Johns River, Jaxport Cruise Ship Terminal and the Jacksonville Airport. As the closest hotel to the Jaxport Carnival Cruise Ship Terminal, our accommodations are the perfect choice for cruise ship travelers. Our hotel is located on Blount Island/Jaxport and area attractions like Anheuser Busch Brewery, Jacksonville Zoo, Kingsley Plantation and River City Marketplace. We are just 16 miles from the beautiful Huegenot Park and Beach.