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Flagler College

74 King St, P. O. Box 1027, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4342
+1 904-823-3378
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Flagler College's historic campus is located just four miles from the Atlantic Ocean in the heart of St. Augustine, Fla., the “nation’s oldest city.”The college is named for Henry Morrison Flagler, a Gilded Age industrialist, railroad pioneer and partner with John D. Rockefeller in Standard Oil. In 1888, Flagler built the Hotel Ponce de Leon, his first in a series of luxury resorts along Florida’s east coast. A masterpiece of Spanish Renaissance architecture and the first major poured-in-place concrete building in the United States is now known as Ponce de Leon Hall. This National Historic Landmark serves as the centerpiece for the Flagler College.The grand hotel launched the careers of young architects John Carrere and Thomas Hastings who are noted most for the New York Public Library and the House and Senate Office Buildings adjacent to the Capitol in Washington, D.C.The Edison Electric Company powered the building with steam heat and 4,000 electric lights, making the Ponce one of the nation’s first electrified buildings. Louis Comfort Tiffany is credited with the building’s interior design including the stained glass and mosaics. Murals were completed by George Willoughby Maynard and Virgilio Tojetti.The hotel was gifted to Flagler College when the institution was founded in 1968. Since then, the college has spent more than $43 million dollars restoring the historic campus and adding new buildings.
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74 King St, P. O. Box 1027, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4342
+1 904-823-3378
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Reviewed yesterday

The Old hotel, now a college is still ultra beautiful. The Tiffany glass windows are insured for---$32,000,000 The grounds and the building is truly a wonderful visit. A large statue of Flagger is on the south side. Google Flaggler so you can see all he...More

Thank scott m
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was originally a hotel, built back when money was no object in the era of the Rockefellers. People came south and stayed for several months over the winter season, and one needed to be invited to stay. The former hotel is magnificent! Definitely take...More

Thank Pamele_12
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow, what a beautiful college! Tours are offered at 10am and 2pm and are about an hour long and so worth it. The buildings featured are the old Ponce De Leon Hotel which is BEAUTIFUL and has so much lovely history. Don't visit St. Augustine...More

Thank Kloe C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely worth the visit. The building is amazing and the art collection out of the this world. Any student attending this college is pretty lucky.

Thank Lise S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked in as far as the lobby which is as far as you can go without being a student or in a tour. The place is beautiful and next time will sign up for the tour. We left wanting to see more.

Thank AnaJB
Reviewed 4 days ago

Gorgeous campus! If I was 17 again, I would definitely like to attend Flagler College. I moved from NY to MIA about 6 years ago, and this trip to St. Augustine made me realize and understand the importance of the Flagler name in Florida. Definitely...More

Thank Gisella B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Definitely worth your time to visit this school. Very beautiful with a lot of history. Worth the time.

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 5 days ago

The school is safe and secure. We were greeted by a wonderful security guard in the main lobby area. A beautiful school

Thank PamelaD37
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Flagler College tour features the great rooms of the hotel, including the world's largest collection of Tiffany stained glass windows, and exceptional art and antiques. Guides are trained students who focus on the factual history about the building. The avoid the falsehoods and make...More

Thank seawitchflorida
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One hour tour of the courtyard, lobby, dining hall and (formerly) women’s’ salon. Appreciating the fine architecture with Celtic cross, nautical and Spanish motifs. Once Flagler’s Ponce de Leon hotel, this was a premier destination for winter vacations for the rich and titled. In the...More

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Response from Rickydeee | Reviewed this property |
I believe Janet F. has it right. You won’t be disappointed.
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Response from Flaglers_Legacy | Property representative |
Hi Joanne, We have a prospective student that does not cost. Please visit flagler.edu to schedule a prospective student tour through our admissions office. Thanks!
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Response from Flaglers_Legacy | Property representative |
Hello, Our tours are daily at 10 am and 2 pm. General admission is $10 per person, $8 for seniors and military, and $1 for children under the age of 12. More information is available online at legacy.flagler.edu