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Magic Beach Motel

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Kissimmee, Florida
Reviewed 6 February 2016

A friend wanted to stay in Saint Augustine for the weekend as a girl's trip and she chose Magic Beach as our home away from home, and that is exactly what it was. The lady in the office is sweet and welcoming. Every time she seen one of us, she'd ask how we were, how we were enjoying our stay,...

Thank Jaime C
new york city, ny
Reviewed 31 January 2016

You have to remember this is a motel and not a hotel. It is not luxurious but the rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. The staff is friendly and so nice! The breakfast is nothing special but it is adequate. The best thing about this hotel is the location. It's in a quiet area of town with several...

1Thank ladyluck523
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Great service..very quiet..the room was very clean and cute. The staff were very nice n and helpful. The mural over the bed was a very nice touch to the room. Close to the beach. We picked this place because it has very good reviews.

1Thank worldtraveler1957
Clarksburg, West Virginia
Reviewed 27 January 2016

great little motel, we arrived late and check in was very smooth and friendly.. very clean , nice kitchenette and the bathroom(we were in room 102) was ahhhmazing! awesome lighting and a huge shower :) close walk to the beach

2Thank Twila C
Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2016

If you like old fashioned value, like service and courtesy then this is the place for you. Just had a great five day stay rooms are retro but extremely clean and comfortable with fridge microwave twin hob coffee machine plus crockery pots and pans. The property is extremely close to the beach an excellent Publix Chinese takeaway and really good...

1Thank barryd692015
Reviewed 22 January 2016

My husband and I were traveling for work and decided to stay the night in Vilano Beach. Trip advisor reviews were good - so we decided to give it a try – glad we did!! Great location – right on the beach. We had a delicious dinner at an excellent little restaurant just a block away and a Publix was...

Thank ToniLanzone
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

This hotel is a good value for the cost. The rooms are very clean and decorated as they would have been 60 years ago. A hand painted mural adorned our wall. It's located within walking distance to the beach and a Publix. Only one restaurant near you, but it's only a 10 minute drive to the heart of St. Augustine.

Thank WRKirk
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a quaint place to stay for our last night in the St. Augustine area. We checked Jaybird's Inn but they were booked. The Magic Beach Motel looked like a fun place so we drive to Vilano Beach. Great call on our part. First, this is a great value. At half the price of hotels a stone's...

Thank DonK777
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Kept seeing this motel pop up on trip advisor so we gave it a shot. SO GLAD WE DID. Right one the beach, affordable rooms. Super clean, friendly staff, wifi cable breaky in the AM and way funky retro style. I love the fun spots, especially family owned. You guys are rad. For sure recommend

1Thank alex v
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Having stayed at the Beach House next door, I really like the location. While the Magic Beach is a little less on cost than B.H., the difference makes the B.H. a better option considering the rooms and breakfast service there. The Magic Beach is cool if you appreciate a retro-60's motel look, a pre-packaged food breakfast, and smaller clean rooms.

1Thank John D

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Magic Beach Motel

Address: 50 Vilano Rd, Vilano Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-2964
Region: United States > Florida > Saint Augustine > Vilano Beach
Price Range: €101 - €153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Magic Beach Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Vilano Beach Hotel Saint Augustine
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Vilano Beach
#3 Romantic Hotel in Vilano Beach
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“Look at rooms on website. Pick the one you like.”
 of 5 bubbles V811HPchristinew, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“There are other hotels in Villano Beach that were a better choice. the beach is very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles pjp3912, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Free and quick shuttle to downtown with a trolley pass.”
 of 5 bubbles joheyOregon_Ohio, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the second floor if you want a room with a full bath.”
  • you can see the beach off in the distance behind the city park and parking lot...not on the beac
  • we had to pay extra to have a bathtub...the jets were filed with black scum/mildew
  • dead bugs in the window sill....also found a dead bug in the bathroom
 of 5 bubbles BGJensen, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms on second floor have ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles cklb0349, 1 May 2016 | Read review
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