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4.6 out of 5

"Staff went out of their way to make my experience the best. And it was. " More

By coffeegirly, from Tampa, FL, USA on Wed 07 Nov 2012

Hotel Description

5-star beachfront resort near Fernandina Beach Golf Club

Beachfront retreat

Stay at this Fernandina Beach resort and you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of American Beach and 2 miles (3 km) of Fernandina Beach Golf Club. Fernandina Beach Historic District and Fort Clinch State Park are also within 6 miles (10 km).

18-hole golf course

This luxury resort features a golf course, a full-service spa, and 3 restaurants. Relax with beach cabanas and sun loungers, and cool off with a drink at the beachside bar. There's fun for all ages with a children's club and a playground, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities.

WiFi, balconies

The 446 guestrooms feature balconies, Smart TVs with cable channels, and thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers. 24-hour room service, WiFi, and wired Internet are also available.

Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony (Coastal View)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony (Deluxe Coastal View)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Oceanfront (King Bed)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, Ground Floor (Fire Table Terrace Room)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed (FireTable Suite, 1 Bedroom)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Ground Floor (Fire Table Terrace Room)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island ratings based on 20 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 0.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

5 out of 5

Staff made me feel like I was family, just wonderful!

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, Free Internet, Quiet
Staff went out of their way to make my experience the best. And it was.

Posted by , from Tampa, FL, USA on Nov 7, 2012

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5 out of 5

Great kids program

Beautiful hotel, good service, nice pool and beach, great kids program

Posted by , from CT on Apr 12, 2011

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5 out of 5

What a place to be pampered!

Pros: Free Internet, Quiet
This was my second visit to Amelia Island and staying at the Ritz. The amenities are fabulous. Loved being right on the beach and the pool area was well appointed and clean. The staff is always welcoming and helpful. The Spa is beautiful and one of the best I have been to. I look forward to more visits when time allows.

Posted by , from Allentown, PA on Feb 8, 2011

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5 out of 5

It's not called the Ritz for nothing

We so THOROUGHLY enjoyed our stay at this Ritz-Carlton property, it's certain we'll return. We came with our 6 year old twins, a bit concerned since they're still young (it is a Ritz afterall), but we couldn't have been more pleasantly surprised. We showed up with no reservation due to a problem at another (non-Ritz) property, but were instantly welcomed and taken care of. EVERYONE at this property loves their job and it SHOWS. Beautiful surroundings, great restaurant choices, nice rooms and amenities, and plenty for kids to do (a very nice pool outdoors and another indoors, plus, of course, the beach). No charge for beach chairs and umbrellas (unlike other places on Amelia Island), an outstanding Ritz Kids club (ours went shark tooth hunting on the beach), and one of the best Spas around. The view from almost any room (I'm guessing) is beautiful. Gorgeous sunrises! You will love your stay here. And bring your kids - you will all be happy you did!

Posted by on Aug 22, 2010

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5 out of 5

1st Class Service with a Smile

I stayed here one night while I was in town on business. The staff was friendly and professional. The room was great--the bathroom was huge--and the view was incredible. Great bath products (loved getting a loofah.) Bed was extremly comfortable and the pillows were comfortable as well (and I am not usually a fan of down pillows.) Had dinner at "Salt" and was really impressed. The food was delicious and the presentation and theming were just as good. Would definately stay here again. Had a little issue with my internet connection, but help was sent up right away (at almost midnight) to assist with getting me up and running.

Posted by on Mar 24, 2010

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4 out of 5

Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island FL

The grounds are beautiful! The staff is very friendly, greets you by name. They were just not on their game for our stay at the end of April 2009. I do not understand why there is a charge for internet connection in your room. And I think they should drop this. We came back from the beach one morning and interupted housekeeping. We cleaned up and went out for the afternoon. But the maid never came back to finish the room. The faucet in the bathroom dripped and the door handle going to the balcony was loose. We reported both and in the 4 nights we were there neither was fixed. Wait service at Breakfast was slow and non responsive. Get the buffet.

Posted by on Apr 30, 2009

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5 out of 5

beautiful, quiet, classy, plus a great restaurant and fabulous views

A gorgeous white-sand beach, fun activities for kids, a spa, a world class restaurant for dinner, beautiful rooms and suites that are very well insulated and have awesome views and lovely balconies. The Ritz on Amelia Island is of my favorite destinations for romantic or family get aways!

Posted by on Mar 10, 2009

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5 out of 5

Fabulous Weekend!

My husband and I wanted to take our 3 year old twin boys to the beach one last time before the winter. We had the most fun at the Ritz Carlton. The staff was very nice and helpful. They also were especially kind to my children, giving them high fives in the lobby, and several remembered their names! The resturants were fabulous and convienant. The beach access is wonderful, and the kiddie pool and playground were the perfect setting for the boys to play. My husband and I were able to play with the kids and have a relaxing drink by the pool. Will go again next year, and hope to stay longer! Would definitely recommend to familys!

Posted by on Oct 2, 2008

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5 out of 5

Favorite

We love this hotel, and have spent several birthday and special occasions here. The accomodations are perfect, the rooms are spacious, and comfortable. The service is outstanding and the food............absolutely 4 star! The spa has been renovated, but my experience was not as satisfactory as other spa exeriences. I'd pass on the spa next time.

Posted by on Feb 28, 2008

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5 out of 5

Great For Family

Had acitivies for both my boys of 8 and 14 years old. 8 yo had great time hunting for shark teeth while my teenage son had a great time in the teen center. Food was excellent and the service was 5 stars, just like we expected from a Ritz Carlton. Celebrated our son's 8th birthday at Ritz and when we checked into our room, there was a plate of delicious cookies, a frisbee and a birthday card for him. What a great touch. Will be staying there again this August.

Posted by on Feb 6, 2008

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About the The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

Location 4750 Amelia Island Pkwy, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Renovations + Closures

The property will be renovating from November 4 2020 to February 22 2021 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Select guestrooms

Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Hit the beach and work on your tan in the sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with cabanas (surcharge) and umbrellas. Enjoy a summer holiday at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, where you can work on your swing at the golf course or spend a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. There are 3 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges, a beach bar, and a poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. This luxury resort also offers an outdoor pool, a steam room, and a terrace. Parking is available for a fee. This 5-star Fernandina Beach resort is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 446 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 42,000 sq ft of conference space
  • 3902 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1991
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Cabanas on the beach (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Jacksonville Intl. Airport (JAX) (44 km / 27.3 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island offers 446 accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. 37-inch Smart televisions come with premium cable channels, video-game consoles, and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. In-room wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and safes. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Smart television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Netflix
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Gaming console
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Salt - Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant serves dinner only. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Cafe 4750 - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

The Ocean Bar and Grill - This poolside restaurant serves lunch only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Eight Sports Lounge - This sports bar serves lunch, dinner, and light fare.

The Lobby Lounge - Overlooking the ocean, this lobby lounge serves light fare only.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course. 3 spa tubs are on site along with an indoor pool and an outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Fishing on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Playground on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

The Ritz-Carlton Spa has 27 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 27
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 4 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 250 per pet, per stay

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Guests are provided with hand sanitizer and masks are required in public areas.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott) guidelines.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Cash Deposit Required
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 35 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Internet access
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 19.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 19.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 26.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 250 per pet, per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Amelia Island Ritz-Carlton
  • Amelia Ritz-Carlton
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  • Ritz Amelia Island
  • The Ritz-Carlton - Amelia Island Hotel Amelia Island
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  • The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island Resort Fernandina Beach

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.