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Ocean Sands Beach Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First, the pro's. The staff was amazing. Very sweet and helpful. The con's. If you are looking for a balcony to enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning watching the sun come up, this is not the place. The hotel is in front of a very busy two lane road. Though the view (in between cars) is breathtaking, the...

Thank heidisc
Winter Haven, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We wanted to have a second trip to Saint Augustine but wanted to combine some beach time also.I went on Trip Advisor and saw this hotel and it was in the price range we wanted to spend. We were pleasantly surprised. The facility was clean and even though it is an older establishment it has been painted and the bathrooms...

1Thank Lorraine F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this cute cozy hotel right by a private beach! What made this hotel so much more amazing was that they accepted pets and we are able to bring our babies along with us, especially since we love doing everything with our angels. Lisa at the counter greeted us and was so welcoming! But overall all the staff was...

1Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the area for a concert on a Thursday night. Had know idea there was a golf tournament and all the hotels close to the hall were booked or increased rates. Found Ocean Sands on trip adviser and book through booking.com. Am I glad I did. What a wonderful surprise. Room and grounds very clean and well taken care...

2Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Location convenient to EVERYTHING! Continental breakfast offering is great. Across the street from the beach and the backyard is a preserve - peaceful there. We stayed in the room with the tub in the center. Room smelled very musty - they need more ventilation to account for the water and steam. Comfortable bed. Microwave, fridge w/freezer.

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed here a few times and always enjoy it. The staff is friendly and accommodating if you need anything. Having 2 young kids we like how close the beach access is. It's easy to walk to and has exclusive access for guests only. This way the beach is never too crowded and we have an easy time keeping...

Thank Beachvaca16
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This was a great find for our kid free weekend. Away from the hustle and bustle of St. Augustine, but just a quick 10 minute drive to downtown. Quiet, beautiful beach right outside your door. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The staff is friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend this place! Our favorite part was the great inclusive...

Thank Andrea W
Reading, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I didn't have outrageous expectations for this hotel after viewing it online, but I wanted something on the beach near downtown St. Augustine. The first-floor room (Rm. 111) was relatively comfortable when we arrived at night. In the daylight the next morning, its flaws were very noticeable- bent molding around the sliding door that appeared to lack several weeks of...

Thank Tracy S
Charlotte, Michigan
Reviewed 4 April 2017

After reviewing a lot of hotel in St Augustine we decided on Sands and we are so glad that we did. It was a very quite hotel, right across from the beach and not to many children. You can go down every morning and enjoy breakfast and then head to the beach. I will tell you that you might want...

Thank Jane M L
Green Cove Springs, Florida
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The room smelt wonderful, and had some nice updated features, such as new flooring and the bathroom vanity was nice as well. We love Vilano beach and our room gave us a very nice view of the ocean, although there is a road in between the room and the beach... The pool was nice as well.

Thank DanniRoo92

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Microwave
  • 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 Hwy, Vilano Beach, St. Augustine, FL 32084-1723
Region: United States > Florida > St. Augustine > Vilano Beach
Price Range: $164 - $425 (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
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Vilano Beach
#4 Romantic Hotel in Vilano Beach
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“Very small hotel. Rooms are either facing the beach and busy road, or facing the pool and parking lot.”
heidisc, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Beach view also means road noise”
tracysK6245TQ, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Second floor facing the ocean...”
janeml2014, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were in 103 on the bottom floor which was on the street. Maybe the second floor would have an ocean view.”
, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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)”
Mountian33, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
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