This 109 room Hampton Inn & Suites Ocala – South hotel is uniquely located just over an hour’s drive north from Walt Disney World, 45 minutes south from the University of Florida and hour and a half east to Daytona Beach. This centrally located hotel is the perfect stop to just about anywhere in Florida. One thing you will notice while you are here is the scenery. With over 600 horse farms in the area Ocala, Florida is known as the Horse Capital of the World. Ocala also has the distinction of being the birthplace of the last Triple Crown Winner. Located just over 3 miles from this hotel is the Florida Horse Park, a premier venue for international unique events. Every year riders from all over the world compete at the Horse Park.