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    Magic Beach Motel

    50 Vilano Rd, Vilano Beach, St. Augustine, FL 32084
    (904) 342-3705
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    “great retro” (10 reviews)
    “retro feel” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    25 Dec.26 Dec.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We took our 3 grandchildren to the beach at the last minute and this was available and met or needs. We stayed in a 2 bedroom which gave us plenty of room. There was only one bathroom and it was small with only a shower....More

    Thank kaet2017
    Response from Remy J, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Beach MotelResponded 1 week ago

    We make every effort to maintain the Magic Beach as original as possible while at the same time providing comfort with modern conveniences. So glad you enjoyed or breakfast and thank you for the comment on the staff. I will surely pass it on.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This is a true FL Beach motel. The room is super small but fit our needs for a weekend at the beach. Bed was comfortable and the room was clean. No bugs. Free continental breakfast was good. One minute walk to beach. 5 minute walk...More

    Thank JJJanJan
    Response from Remy J, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Beach MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    It is one of the few retro motels still in operation. So glad that you enjoyed your stay and the breakfast. We are at a good location outside the hustle of the city yet so close that you can actually walk there! Thank you for...More

    Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

    We’ve stayed at Magic Beach twice and I am not a huge fan of all the neon lighting and tackiness, but this hotel is absolutely fantastic. The hotel was the set of a show back in the day. The rooms are basic but have everything...More

    Thank Courtney B
    Response from Remy J, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Beach MotelResponded 4 November 2017

    Courtney, So glad to hear you really enjoy our hospitality. We get a number of positive comments on the breakfast we offer. Not your typical continental breakfast. The heated pool is nice with this slightly cooler temps. We are fortunate to have such a beautiful...More

    Reviewed 31 October 2017

    Clean, modest and in a great location. Reasonably priced for a 2nd floor, king bed efficiency with partial view of ocean that is wonderful. The people who own the hotel are warm and friendly and the continenti breakfast was better than average. Warm biscuits and...More

    Thank Natalie C
    Response from Remy J, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Beach MotelResponded 1 November 2017

    Thank you for your review. We receive many compliments for our breakfast spread. Not your typical continental breakfast. I will pass your compliments to the staff and hopefully we will see you again in the near future.

    Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

    We had a good time in this Mid Century Modern hotel. It’s updated but retains the 1950s charm. Steps to the beach, shopping and restaurants. A short ride over the bridge and you are in St.Augustine. The breakfast is simple. Coffee, muffins, cereal, yogurts and...More

    Thank Nikonmaster2010
    Response from Remy J, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Beach MotelResponded 24 October 2017

    Thank you for your review. We make every attempt to maintain the Magic Beach as original as possible. It is one of a few retro motels still in operation. Looking forward to having you back!

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    5 March 2017|
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    Response from magicbeachmotel | Property representative |
    Our motel is not beach front. However, we are but a short walk to the beach. The sidewalk in front leads right to the beach, so it is not necessary to walk across any major street to get there. Fortunately, we did not get... More
    4 May 2016|
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    Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
    There is plenty to do in the area, St Augustine is Amazing. We stayed in a Jacuzzi (Jetted Tub) suite. Very nice, clean and big enough for 2, the kitchen was complete but basic and small. With so much to do in the area... More
    Linda H
    10 April 2016|
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    Response from atlantajulie2015 | Reviewed this property |
    As others have said, there is another facility between this hotel and the beach. However, it's so close there's still a beach-side feel and you can have your feet in the water in a minute or two walk. Can also walk to... More
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