The oldest American city, St. Augustine is famous for its charming Spanish architecture, fascinating historic sites, and magnificent sandy beaches. Whether you are looking for a comfortable vacation rental or a romantic getaway, there is a place for you to stay in St. Augustine!
If you are traveling with kids, they will love roaming through the Spanish fortress Castillo de San Marcos. This fortress was built in the 17th century! Kids will also enjoy exploring the Anastasia State Park wildlife sanctuary. For those looking for romance, there are air or sea tours that will show you the whole city and surrounding area, quaint restaurants in the historic district, and magnificent old luxury hotels to stay in.
And don’t miss the living history museum in the Colonial Quarter! Here you can get a glimpse of the three centuries of St. Augustine’s fascinating history through numerous interactive activities. You can also explore St. Augustine’s first legal distillery that was opened after the Prohibition. If you go, don’t forget to try some of their award-winning spirits.
St. Augustine has 42 miles of beaches—from the pristine Ponte Vedra Beach to the fun surf of St. Augustine Beach to the wide and peaceful Crescent Beach. Enjoy the sun, find a shady spot for a picnic, or go fishing, surfing, kayaking, or sailing. St. Augustine has something for everyone!
Where to Stay in St. Augustine, Florida
Whether you are looking for a comfortable vacation rental or a romantic getaway, there is a place for you to stay in St. Augustine!
★★★★ Casa Monica Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection, St. Augustine, USA
Casa Monica Resort & Spa is a luxury hotel located in the meticulously renovated 1888 Moorish-style palace in St. Augustine’s lively historic district. The resort is only a short walk from Flagler College and Castillo de San Marcos. Because the resort is so close to all the amenities, the location makes Casa Monica equally popular with couples and families.
This iconic grand hotel greets guests in an ornate lobby decorated with fountains, chandeliers, and frescos. Elegant rooms have luxury furnishings with gold accents and custom-designed interiors. All rooms at Casa Monica are equipped with flat-screen TVs, a Bose sound system, free wifi, tea and coffee machines, and a desk. Each room also has a private bathroom with a bath or shower.
Guests enjoy the heated outdoor pool, a spa, a fitness center, and meeting facilities. Breakfast and parking are included in the price. There is also a rooftop pool, a sundeck, and an art gallery with art for sale.
Costa Brava Cordova is the resort’s elegant eating option, serving Spanish Mediterranean cuisine. Café Cordova is open throughout the day and serves Starbucks® coffee and pastries. The Cobalt Lounge offers crafts, cocktails, and light meals.
★★ The Saint Augustine Beach House, St. Augustine, USA
Overlooking the beautiful Vilano Beach, Saint Augustine Beach House is a relaxed, all-suite, dog-friendly hotel about 3.2 km from St. Augustine’s downtown.
The rooms in this hotel are contemporary and spacious. All rooms have a seating area, a private balcony with a view of the ocean, and a kitchenette with a microwave and mini-fridge. They are also all equipped with a Smart TV and free wifi.
Guests enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast, and the concierge can help with local attractions and bookings at local restaurants. Guests are particularly complimentary about the staff's hospitality, the hotel's superb home-made breakfast, and its proximity to the beach.
★★★ Edgewater Inn - St. Augustine, St. Augustine, USA
The Edgewater Inn is located on Anastasia Island, next to the Bridge of Lion, a short walk across the bridge from St. Augustine's downtown and the historic district. Many rooms in this budget-friendly hotel overlook the Mantanzas River and share the lovely veranda with deck chairs.
The inn has 19 air-conditioned, contemporary rooms with bright, modern, tropical décor. All rooms have a mini-fridge, cable TV, and a coffee-maker. Guests rave about the evening social hour that offers free snacks and wine and about the hotel’s complimentary breakfast.
Guests at the inn enjoy a private beach and an outdoor swimming pool. Most of the guests here are couples.
★★★ Southern Oaks Inn - Saint Augustine, St. Augustine, USA
Southern Oaks Inn is a motel-style, simple-but-comfortable budget accommodation about a ten-minute drive from the St. Augustine historic district. The inn is located on six forested acres that include a fenced, grassy dog run surrounded by stone benches for the dog owners. The large swimming pool is surrounded by a stone deck furnished with lounge chairs and shaded by mature trees.
The rooms are simple, clean, and modern. There isn't much décor, but each room has a private bathroom, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffee-maker, free wifi, and a cable TV. Nice touches are the complimentary makeup remover, shampoo dispenser, and shower gel in the bathroom.
Guests at the inn will enjoy a complimentary, Southern hot breakfast. Most guests rave about the biscuits and gravy, bacon and eggs, and toasted bagels. There is also an onsite business center, a laundry facility, and an outdoor vending machine.
This hotel is a favorite of tourists who travel with their dogs—each room has a dog bed and a water bowl.
There is a courtesy shuttle that takes guests to the city.
Bayfront Marin House, St. Augustine, USA
Bayfront Marin House is a charming, upscale bed and breakfast occupying a two-story, stately home on the banks of Matanzas River. The home was built originally in the 1900s. Bayfront Marin House is located within walking distance from Old St. Augustine Village and the heart of St. Augustine.
The hotel offers 15 delightful, individually decorated rooms with private entrances, a sitting area, double whirlpool tubs, an electric fireplace, and antique furniture. All rooms have modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, smartphone docking stations, and recessed lighting.
Bayfront offers its guests a full, hot Southern breakfast with bacon stratas and banana pancakes. Early evening happy hour includes homemade appetizers, wine, beer, sangria, and sweets.
The hotel greets its guests with old-world charm in the spacious lobby and airy porches filled with flowerpots and decorated with fairy lights. The house's well-maintained garden is full of stately palm trees and seasonal flowers.
Bayfront is incredibly romantic with its waterfront location, luxurious rooms, wraparound porches, and lush garden—making it a favorite destination for couples on a romantic getaway.
Historic Sevilla House (Adults only), St. Augustine, USA
Historic Sevilla House is a tiny, five-room, adults-only bed and breakfast located in the heart of historic St. Augustine. Occupying a charming, beautifully renovated Victorian home, Sevilla House is surrounded by a lovely shady garden. The Spanish Quarter Museum and Castillo de San Marcos are within walking distance from the bed and breakfast.
All rooms are furnished with delightful antique pieces and art. Each room also has a private bathroom and shower, a flat-screen TV, free wifi, and a fridge.
Guests enjoy a complimentary American breakfast, free private parking, and a business center.
This is a perfect stay for a romantic getaway.
★★★ Best Western St. Augustine Beach Inn, St. Augustine, USA
Only a block away from the beach on Highway A1A, Best Western St. Augustine Beach Inn is a modern, clean, budget hotel popular with families. It is located only four miles from St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park and five miles from the Castillo de San Marcos.
All rooms are accessed by an exterior veranda. The rooms here are spacious, contemporary, and have a desk and a sitting area. They have all modern amenities such as a microwave, refrigerator, wifi, cable TV, and coffee maker. Suites also have whirlpool tubs, living areas with pull-out sofas, and kitchenettes.
Guests enjoy complimentary breakfast and parking. The hotel also has an outdoor pool, a hot tub on the sun deck, a business center, and a laundromat.