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Starke Florida Accommodations

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The Starke center is approximately 12 miles north of Waldo Amtrak Station and 20 miles northeast of Gainesville Regional Airport.

This quaint community is located in Bradford County, about an hour's drive from Jacksonville. Founded in 1858, Starke has a rich history and a bright future. This charming small town offers a variety of unique experiences that you won't find anywhere else. If you're a nature lover, you'll enjoy exploring the many parks and trails in Starke. There's something for everyone, from hiking and biking to bird watching and fishing. And don't forget about the town's rich history. Starke was once a prosperous railroad town, and you can learn all about it at the Eugene L. Matthews Historical Museum. The town's Main Street is lined with historic buildings, including the Bradford County Courthouse, which was built in 1902. The Starke Woman's Club, located in an elegant Victorian mansion. Outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty to do in Starke. The city has several parks, including one with a swimming pool and another with a walking trail. The Starke Golf and Country Club offers a challenging 18-hole course. And if you're a fan of fishing, you can cast your line in one of the many lakes in the area. The Bradford County Strawberry Festival in Starke is a great opportunity to sample delicious strawberries, enjoy live entertainment, and support local farmers. The festival features over 50 vendors selling fresh strawberries, strawberry shortcake, strawberry jam, and other strawberry-themed treats. In addition to the food, there is live music and entertainment throughout the day. There are many reasons to stay at a hotel, inn or suite in Starke, FL. The first reason is the location. Starke is centrally located in the state of Florida, making it a stunning place to stay whether you are visiting for business or pleasure. The second reason is the variety of accommodations available. Whether you are seeking a luxurious suite or a more budget-friendly room, you will be able to find it in Starke. The third reason is the amenities that are available at most hotels, inns and suites in Starke. Many of these accommodations offer great amenities like pools, hot tubs, on-site restaurants and more. Finally, the staff at these hotels, inns and suites are always willing to help make your stay as enjoyable as possible. More from this guide...

Starke Hotels/Accommodations

Motel 6 Starke, FL
+1-888-389-4121
1101 North Temple Ave., Starke, FL 32091
  • Inexpensive property
From$60
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Best Western Starke - Starke
+1-888-675-2083
1290 North Temple Ave., Starke, FL 32091
  • Economy Rural hotel
  • 2 floors in property
From$34
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Americas Best Value Inn Starke
+1-800-716-8490
880 North Temple Ave., Starke, FL 32091
  • Low priced hotel
  • Hotel has 40 rooms
From$60
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Best Western Waldo Inn & Suites : 17230 NE Us Highway 301
+1-800-805-5223
17230 NE Us Highway 301, Waldo, FL 32694 ~10.45 miles south of Starke
  • Low priced Highway property
  • 10 suites in hotel
From$119
Very Good 4.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Hampton Inn & Suites Middleburg : 1735 Jeremiah St.
+1-888-965-1860
1735 Jeremiah St., Middleburg, FL 32068 ~20.21 miles northeast of Starke
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • 81 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$80
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Travelodge Suites by Wyndham MacClenny/I-10 - Macclenny
+1-888-788-5576
1651 South 6th St., Macclenny, FL 32063 ~20.57 miles north of Starke
  • Two-star Rural property
Red Roof Inn Macclenny
+1-888-897-9207
151 Woodlawn Rd., Macclenny, FL 32063 ~20.72 miles north of Starke
  • Cheap property
  • Check-in: 11:00
From$60
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Hampton Macclenny I 10 : 5242 George Hodges Rd.
+1-888-311-4278
5242 George Hodges Rd., Macclenny, FL 32063 ~20.94 miles north of Starke
  • Affordable hotel
  • Check-in time: 15:00
From$90
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Motel 6 Macclenny, FL
+1-888-469-4795
1499 South 6th St., Macclenny, FL 32063 ~20.98 miles north of Starke
  • Economy property
From$60
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Holiday Inn Express in Starke
+1-888-734-9421
15111 South Highway 301, Starke, FL 32091
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See more
From$80
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Knights Inn Gainesville - Gainesville
+1-888-841-5292
2820 NW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32609 ~23.48 miles southwest of Starke
  • Two star Downtown property
  • Free breakfast available
From$60
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Sweetwater Branch Inn
+1-888-455-5160
625 East University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 ~24.35 miles southwest of Starke
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • 2 meeting rooms in hotel
From$176
Very Good 4.0 /5 Hotel Reviews Call BookMore Details
Hampton Inn & Suites Gainesville Downtown : 101 SE 1st Ave.
+1-888-965-8297
101 SE 1st Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 ~24.57 miles southwest of Starke
  • Low-priced Downtown property
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
From$109
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Hyatt Place Gainesville Downtown in Gainesville
+1-888-906-6358
212 SE 1st St., Gainesville, FL 32601 ~24.63 miles southwest of Starke
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • 145 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$80
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Econo Lodge
+1-888-749-6785
15920 U.s. Highway 441, Alachua, FL 32615 ~24.75 miles west of Starke
  • Economical property
  • Check in: 3pm
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Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center An Ihg Hotel
+1-888-878-9982
1250 West University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 Website ~24.91 miles southwest of Starke
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • 167 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$79
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AC Hotel by Marriott Gainesville Downtown
+1-888-389-4485
151 NW 14th St., Gainesville, FL 32603 ~24.92 miles southwest of Starke
  • Affordable Downtown hotel
  • 8 suites in property
From$75
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alachua Gainesville
+1-888-389-4121
16367 NW 167th Blvd., Alachua, FL 32615 ~24.99 miles west of Starke
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • 92 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$76
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Rodeway Inn - Hawthorne
+1-888-675-2083
23207 SE 65th Lane, Hawthorne, FL 32640 ~25.83 miles south of Starke
  • Inexpensive hotel
From$59
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Travelodge by Wyndham Alachua in Alachua
+1-800-716-8490
15920 Northwest Us Highway 441, Alachua, FL 32615 ~25.85 miles west of Starke
  • Two-star hotel
  • Check-in: 11:00
High Springs Inn in Alachua
+1-800-805-5223
15920 NW Us Highway 441, Alachua, FL ~25.85 miles west of Starke
  • Cheap hotel
  • Check in: 16:00
High Springs Inn Soon To Be Clarion Pointe : 15920 NW Us Highway 441
+1-888-965-1860
15920 NW Us Highway 441, Alachua, FL 32615 ~25.85 miles west of Starke
  • Affordable property
  • 2 floors in property
From$65
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Quality Inn Alachua Gainesville Area : 15960 NW Us Highway 441
+1-888-788-5576
15960 NW Us Highway 441, Alachua, FL 32615 Website ~25.92 miles west of Starke
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$80
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Hotel Eleo at the University of Gainesville in Gainesville
+1-888-897-9207
1514 SW 14th St., Gainesville, FL 32608 ~25.92 miles southwest of Starke
  • Expensive Downtown property
  • Hotel has 173 rooms
From$99
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Americas Best Value Inn University of Florida / Shands : 1900 SW 13th St.
+1-888-311-4278
1900 SW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32608 ~26.04 miles southwest of Starke
  • Low-priced Downtown hotel
  • Check-in: 3.00am
From$60
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Days Inn by Wyndham Gainesville University - Gainesville
+1-888-469-4795
1901 SW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32608 ~26.05 miles southwest of Starke
  • Cheap Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Warsi Valor Shop - Gainesville
+1-888-734-9421
2000 SW Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608 ~26.14 miles southwest of Starke
  • Economical hotel
From$60
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Gainesville Medical Center
+1-888-841-5292
2115 SW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32608 ~26.14 miles southwest of Starke
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 pm
From$89
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Americas Best Value Inn Alachua - Alachua
+1-888-455-5160
16100 NW Us Highway 441, Alachua, FL 32615 ~26.25 miles west of Starke
  • Inexpensive Rural property
  • 2 floors in hotel
Quality Inn Gainesville near University in Gainesville
+1-888-965-8297
2435 SW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32608 ~26.32 miles southwest of Starke
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • Check in time: 11:00
From$80
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fleming Island, an IHG Hotel
+1-888-906-6358
1815 East West Pkwy., Fleming Island, FL 32003 ~26.34 miles east of Starke
  • 2 star Golf Course property
  • 36 suites in hotel
From$60
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Comfort Suites Gainesville Near University
+1-888-749-6785
2603 SW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32608 Website ~26.38 miles southwest of Starke
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 5 floors
From$80
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Econo Lodge University in Gainesville
+1-888-878-9982
2649 SW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32608 ~26.42 miles southwest of Starke
  • Two-star property
  • 2 floors in property
Stayable Select Gainesville
+1-888-389-4485
2900 SW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32608 ~26.52 miles southwest of Starke
  • Affordable Downtown hotel
  • Gym is available on property
From$50
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Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville : 1714 SW 34th St.
+1-888-389-4121
1714 SW 34th St., Gainesville, FL 32607 ~27.01 miles southwest of Starke
  • Four-star Convention Center property
  • Has environment-friendly policy Learn more
From$89
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Aloft Gainesville University Area - Gainesville
+1-888-675-2083
3743 Hull Rd., Gainesville, FL 32607 Website ~27.14 miles southwest of Starke
  • Three Star hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
From$55
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Best Western Gateway Grand
+1-800-716-8490
4200 NW 97th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606 ~27.19 miles southwest of Starke
  • 3-star Highway property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
From$67
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Days Inn by Wyndham Gainesville University I 75 in Gainesville
+1-800-805-5223
920 NW 69th Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32605 ~27.23 miles southwest of Starke
  • Midscale Highway property
  • Comp. Breakfast
From$80
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La Quinta by Wyndham Gainesville
+1-888-965-1860
908 NW 69th Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32605 ~27.24 miles southwest of Starke
  • Affordable property
  • Hotel has 5 floors
From$80
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Comfort Inn & Suites Jacksonville Orange Park
+1-888-788-5576
8001 Parramore Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32244 ~27.49 miles northeast of Starke
  • 3-star Highway property
  • Fitness + Health Center
From$75
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Studio 6 Gainesville Fl - Gainesville
+1-888-897-9207
7413 West Newberry Rd., Gainesville, FL 32605 ~27.51 miles southwest of Starke
  • Low Cost Highway hotel
  • 95 rooms in property
Baymont By Wyndham Gainesville I-75 in Gainesville
+1-888-311-4278
6901 NW 4th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32607 ~27.53 miles southwest of Starke
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
From$62
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Quality Inn University North I-75
+1-888-469-4795
7516 Newberry Rd. / I 75, Gainesville, FL 32606 Website ~27.54 miles southwest of Starke
  • Low Cost Highway hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$59
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Motel 6 Gainesville, FL - Gainesville
+1-888-734-9421
7413 a West Newberry Rd., Gainesville, FL 32605 ~27.55 miles southwest of Starke
  • Cheap Highway property
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
From$60
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Towneplace Suites by Marriott Gainesville Northwest : 7451 West Newberry Rd.
+1-888-841-5292
7451 West Newberry Rd., Gainesville, FL 32605 ~27.58 miles southwest of Starke
  • Affordable Highway property
  • 4 floors in hotel
From$69
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University Inn : 700 NW 75th St.
+1-888-455-5160
700 NW 75th St., Gainesville, FL 32607 ~27.61 miles southwest of Starke
  • 2 star Highway hotel
  • Check-in: 2:00PM
From$60
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Quality Inn Orange Park Jacksonville - Jacksonville
+1-888-965-8297
6135 Youngerman Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32244 ~27.80 miles northeast of Starke
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • 121 rooms in property
From$80
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Motel 6 Jacksonville, FL - Orange Park : 6107 Youngerman Circle
+1-888-906-6358
6107 Youngerman Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32244 ~27.80 miles northeast of Starke
  • Cheap hotel
  • Check-in: 15:00
Red Roof Inn Jacksonville - Orange Park
+1-888-749-6785
6099 Youngerman Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32244 ~27.87 miles northeast of Starke
  • Two-star Beach property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Read more
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Jacksonville, FL - Jacksonville
+1-888-878-9982
5945 Youngerman Circle East, Jacksonville, FL 32244 ~27.96 miles northeast of Starke
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • 61 rooms in hotel
From$79
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Graph of Starke, FL Hotel Prices for Next 20 Days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Starke, FL discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Starke hotel for each day and each star rating category.

The Best Time to Visit Starke, FL

Starke, FL is located in the northern part of the state and its climate is characterized by hot, humid summers and cool, dry winters. The average high temperature in July is 91 degrees, while the average low temperature in January is 34 degrees. The city receives an average of 49 inches of rain per year, with the majority of it falling in the summer months. The weather in Starke is mild year-round, making it the perfect place to visit any seasons of year. However, the spring and fall months are particularly lovely, with average temperatures in the mid-70s. The best period to visit Starke is from mid-April to mid-May. During these months , the weather is mild and the days are long, making it the perfect time to explore all that the town has to offer. Plus, the town comes alive during the springtime with events like the Starke Strawberry Festival and the Bradford County Fair. So, if you're looking for a fun-filled trip, be sure to plan your trip to Starke during this time period.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Starke, FL:

Starke by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean nightly cost trends by star rating class in Starke, FL. You can use these charts to determine the best dates to book a room in Starke for your upcoming travels.

Starke, FL: A Haven for Luxury and 4-Star Hotels

When it comes to premium accommodations, Starke, FL has a lot to offer. From luxurious hotels to upscale apartments, there is something for everyone. When staying at a 4-Star or luxury lodging in Starke, FL, you can expect to be impressed with the quality of the accommodations. The rooms are well-appointed, and the staff is attentive and accommodating. You'll enjoy all the amenities these lodgings have to offer, from the on-site restaurants and bars to the fitness center and spa. And, you'll appreciate the convenient location of these lodgings, which offer easy access to all the attractions and activities in Starke. Whether you're in town for business or pleasure, you'll find everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay at a 4-Star or luxury lodging in Starke, FL.

Budget Hotels in Starke, FL: Cheap Places to Stay Nearby

3 Star Average Prices: $109.43

There are a number of cheaper accommodations available in Starke, FL. These include motels, hotels, and even some camping sites. Most of these cheaper options are located on the outskirts of town, but there are a few closer to the center of town as well. The rates for these accommodations can vary greatly, but they are typically much cheaper than staying in a more expensive lodging. This is especially true during the week, when rates are typically lower.

2 Star Average Prices: $78.28

Find the Best Deals on Hotels in Starke, FL

There are plenty of cut-rate accommodation options available in this city. Whether you're searching for a simple room to crash in for the night or something a little more luxurious, you're sure to find what you're looking for at a price that fits your budget. If you're flexible with your travel dates, you can often find great discounts on rooms in Starke. By booking during the off-peak seasons, you can save money on your accommodations. During the summer months, temperatures in Starke can be quite hot and humid. However, hotel rates are typically lower during this time. If you don't mind the heat, summer can be a great time to snag a bargain on a room. Fall and spring are also good times to find discounts on lodgings in Starke. These seasons are milder than summer, making them a popular time to visit. However, there is typically less demand for rooms during these months, so you may be able to find a great deal.

Why Starke, Florida is the Perfect Place to Visit

This historic town is located in Bradford County and is known for its beautiful parks, friendly people, and interesting history. One of the things that makes Starke unique is its close-knit community. You'll immediately feel welcomed here, and you'll quickly get to know the friendly faces around town. There's a strong sense of community pride, and you'll be sure to see that in the way the town is kept clean and welcoming. Another thing that makes Starke special is its history. The town has a rich history dating back to the early 1800s, and there are many interesting stories and landmarks to learn about. If you're a history buff, you'll definitely want to add Starke to your list of must-visit places. Whether you're planning to relax on the beach, take a dip in the water, or just enjoy the scenic views, the lakes in Starke are the perfect destination. There are plenty of activities to keep you busy all day long, including swimming, fishing, boating, and more. And when you're ready to relax, there are plenty of restaurants and bars nearby to grab a bite or a drink.

FAQs about hotels in Starke

What are the top reviewed hotels in Starke?

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alachua Gainesville, La Quinta by Wyndham Gainesville and Best Western Starke are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most high-end hotels in Starke?

Hotel Eleo at the University of Gainesville, Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville and Hampton Inn & Suites Middleburg are the top 3 luxury hotels near Starke city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Starke?

Motel 6 Starke, FL, Best Western Starke, and Americas Best Value Inn Starke are the properties closest to Starke city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Starke cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Starke can be as cheap as $78.28 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Starke cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Starke has been $109.43 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in Starke?

Hampton Macclenny I 10, Sweetwater Branch Inn and Hotel Eleo at the University of Gainesville are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Starke?

Quality Inn Gainesville near University, Quality Inn University North I-75 and Quality Inn Orange Park Jacksonville are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Starke?

Best Western Starke, Best Western Waldo Inn & Suites and Best Western Gateway Grand are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels in Starke?

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alachua Gainesville, Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center An Ihg Hotel and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fleming Island, an IHG Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Recent traveler guest reviews of Starke, FL

Below are reviews of the city of Starke, FL from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Quaint Little Town"
Score 4.0 / 5

Quaint little town, safe and friendly, located off 301 which is on the way to Tampa.

Linda M., from 31-Dec-2023
"Quiet Town Close to the Base"
Score 5.0 / 5

Old, quiet town. It's 12 minutes from the base.

Bonnie R., from 05-Jul-2023
"Clean and very friendly!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Clean and very friendly!

Judson O., from 13-Mar-2023
"Restaurants Close to Hotel"
Score 5.0 / 5

A number or restaurants close by the hotel.

Charles T., from 05-Feb-2023
"Good Location"
Score 5.0 / 5

There are a number of restaurants close by the hotel.

Charles T., from 04-Feb-2023
"Good Hotel & Sports Bar"
Score 5.0 / 5

The hotel staff was friendly and courteous. The sports bar Beef O'Grady (? not sure of exact name) was good. Had dinner there.

Bethann W., from 13-May-2022
The average traveler rating of the city of Starke, FL shown above is 4.8 out of 5 based on 6 reviews
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