Prince Hall Affiliation | Southern Jurisdiction | United States of America


Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

131st Annual Session Jacksonville, Florida

October 6-10, 2017


Due to the recent flooding caused by Hurricane Irma in the Jacksonville, Florida area, the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront is currently closed and will not be open to host our 131st Annual Session. Therefore, the United Supreme Council, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Prince Hall Affiliation, Southern Jurisdiction, U.S.A. will have a modified session that will have a revised Schedule, Morning Church and Divine Services. Only the Active Voting members, Support Staff and the Class of 2017 are required to attend, all others are attending on their own.

  • The Omni Hotel Downtown Jacksonville: will be the Housing and Executive Meeting Place for the Executive Cabinet and SGIGs. Visiting Dignitaries will be housed here as well.
  • The Lexington Hotel: will house the Class. The Class will meet at the Lexington Hotel and all USC activities pertaining the Class, Symposium, Training and Ceremonies will be at the Lexington. There is enough space at the Lexington for private meetings or small entertainment.
  • The Hilton Gardens Inn/Homewood Suites: will be the overflow hotel for Class Members if needed.
  • Doubletree Jacksonville Riverfront, the Hampton Inn Jacksonville-Downtown and the Extended Stay Hotel: will be the overflow for all other members other than the Class Members

The Lexington Hotel and Hilton Gardens/Homewood Suites are 3 Blocks apart. The Omni is approx 1.4 miles from both hotels.  All remaining hotels are in walking distance to each other.

The Florida Council of Deliberation has reserved three 15-passenger vans for transportation between hotels, when needed.  The Florida Council of Deliberation will also host 2 Southern Hospitalities at the Scottish Rite Cathedral Friday and Saturday evenings.  

Hotel addresses are listed below:

Omni Hotel

245 Water Street

Jacksonville, Florida 32202


Lexington Hotel

1515 Prudential Drive

Jacksonville, Florida 32207

Phone No. 904-396-5100

Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites

1201 Kings Avenue

Jacksonville, Florida 32207

Phone No. 904-396-6111

Hampton Inn Jacksonville-Downtown

1331 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, Florida, 32207 

TEL: +1-904-396-7770 

FAX: +1-904-396-8044

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Jacksonville Riverfront

1201 Riverplace Boulevard 32207

TEL: +1-904-398-8800

FAX: +1-904-398-9170

Extended Stay Hotel 

1413 Prudential Drive

Jacksonville, Florida 32207


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront operations have been impacted by Hurricane Irma’s recent passage through the area. The hotel is currently closed and not accepting reservations until further notice. Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront will waive all cancellation charges and refund all deposits for stays during this period, and will work with each traveler to make future arrangements. Guests with upcoming reservations should call 1-800-323-7249 as storms have affected hotel communications.