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Ocean Sands Beach Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Melrose, Florida
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

My friends and I stayed here for two days for spring break and I couldn't imagine staying anywhere else. We stayed on the second floor with a beach view. Sitting on the balcony was so relaxing! The staff is amazing and so helpful. The room was clean and maintained well during our stay. If you are wondering if this is...

3Thank xxamberislovexx
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We picked this place as we were going to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall about 20 minutes north of here so we expected nothing more than a place to sleep. We were right across from the ice-maker and next to a room with kids so we were awakened in the early AM by both. It is across the street from...

Thank Renice J
Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Our stay was very pleasant! From the moment we got there, we were greeted by friendly staff at the front desk. He took the time to make us familiar with where our room was located, he helped us with certain attractions in the area, and he even took the time for restaurant recommendations!! Our room was quaint and clean. We...

Thank Roger D
Christmas, Florida, United States
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We stay at Ocean Sands because of the location on Vilano Beach and the restaurants that are close by. The hotel is slowly being updated but could sure stand new carpet and furniture in the rooms. All three staff members that we spoke with were friendly. You have to be on the second floor for a view of either the...

Thank 106PatS

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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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: €111 - €256 (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 Romantic Hotel in Vilano Beach
#4 Family Hotel in Vilano Beach
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“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
“Rooms facing the street upstairs would get a ocean view. Rooms facing the back get a pool and open view looking towards the bay.”
CruiserIllinois, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
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