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Bedford, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel provides beach chairs, umbrellas, and beach towels to enjoy its private beach just across the highway. The staff provided tips and hints on how to make the most of our day. They arranged pickup service by the Red train to tour St Augustine. We arrived with an issue with our car. Spencer suggested a local repair shop where...

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Fort Edward, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had so much fun we extended our stay. Friendly employees, fast easy check in. Breakfast in the morning was Great! We stayed on a first floor pet friendly room, it was a great room for us. Plenty of trails to walk my dog. We didn't use the pool but it looked great, a bit smaller than in the pictures....

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Pompano Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveling to southern Florida we stopped at the Ocean Sands Beach Inn. We visited this Inn a year ago for a few days on the way home from a couple of months in Florida and enjoyed our stay. The inn is located across US A1A from the beautiful beach. Inn is clean and well maintained, the staff is very friendly....

Thank Mountian33
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went there to check out for friends to stay. Immediate smell of mold and mildew upon entering. Rooms very small and cramped. I did not recommend this place at all and would never stay there. That was my personal choice.

Thank GJKemp
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We spent New Years Weekend at Ocean Sands. This was our 2nd visit this year and both were exceptional. The hotel is very nice, across from the beach and 10 minutes from downtown St. Augustine Very clean, friendly staff and serves a nice continental breakfast. Also very happy that they have pet friendly rooms.

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The view on the ocean side is fantastic but I liked the other side as well. We always stayed on the first floor and loved it. This time the second floor, a big mistake. We loved that even more. Now when we return what will we do! For bikers there is a shoulder but cars are very fast. I recommend...

1Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Just left sadly this morning. This is the second year that we have stayed here. We stayed five nights. Lisa (at front desk) is awesome. She made it possible to have the type of room we wanted for all five nights. She went out of her way to help a guest look for her car keys. She was willing to...

2Thank CruiserIllinois
Palm Coast, Florida
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great boutique property if you plan to visit both St. Augustine and north if there toward Ponte Vedra beach area. Beautiful location and priced for comfort and convenience for beaches shopping and eateries

1Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I were passing through St. Augustine and wanted somewhere with an ocean view. The hotel is old and very run down. The "continental" breakfast was a joke. Even the yogurt was frozen and unable to be eaten. The area in which you eat was so small it was barely able to accommodate our family. The ice machine...

1Thank Mommyx05
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Clean, renovated, quiet, excellent service. Staff friendly & helpful. Small hotel - only about 30 rooms. Directly across the street with private beach access. Continental breakfast, but coffee available 24/7.

Thank Linda H

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ocean Sands Beach Inn is the only ocean front hotel in St Augustine with a private beach and unobstructed views of both the sunrise over the Atlantic and sunset views over the scenic wetlands and inter-coastal waterway to the west. Our upscale, boutique style hotel has been recently renovated with new granite bathroom, carpeting, bedding, flat-screen TV's, K-Cup coffee makers, and much more. The upscale facilities and amenities combined with a perfect beach location and outstanding service all ensure you will have a truly relaxing and enjoyable vacation when visiting the St Augustine and Historic Coast area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Sands Beach Inn

Address: 3465 Coastal Highway, Vilano Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Region: United States > Florida > Saint Augustine > Vilano Beach
Price Range: ₹ 7,848 - ₹ 25,557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Sands Beach Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Ocean Sands Beach Hotel Saint Augustine
Ocean Sands Hotel
Ocean Sands Motel
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#4 Family Hotel in Vilano Beach
#4 Romantic Hotel in Vilano Beach
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“Free breakfast is In a very small room, take back to your room. Great view of the ocean from ocean view rooms on second floor (no elevator)”
 of 5 bubbles Mountian33, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the street upstairs would get a ocean view. Rooms facing the back get a pool and open view looking towards the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles CruiserIllinois, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Oceanfront 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles DZJaxFl, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The room we had was on the 2nd floor. Nice view from up there. No elevator, only stairs.”
  • View from 2nd floor looking out back at the pool.
 of 5 bubbles FlounderPro, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Dont get a roo facing the beach, the traffic is very LOUD.”
 of 5 bubbles RobertZ214, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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