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Ocean Sands Beach Inn

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New Port Richey, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely beachfront Queen hotel and in it should be rated with higher stars and had everything we needed especially in this budget we had a king jacuzzi suite for 85 per night you can get other rooms for 10 to $20 less we had coffee microwave mini-fridge. Many toiletries found in the bathroom as well as decent...

Thank Krista19672011
Lake George, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay could not have been better. Joyce at the front desk greeted me warmly at check in. Spenser and Lisa were wonderful as well at the desk, helping me get the trolly and suggesting places to visit. I went down my first night with heartburn, hoping to buy some milk, and Joyce and Tanya were both at the desk,...

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 28 October 2016

My boyfriend and I have been driving for quite a while and we wanted to stay the night somewhere in the shoreline part of St augustine. We decided to check out this place and at first I wasnt really sure I was going to like it, but it all changed once the receptionist was taking care of us, the value...

Thank Norman G
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Wow! What a great oceanfront inn! I live in Ponte Vedra and often bring family and employees to town. I discovered this place last year and I'm so glad I did, My guests have been overwhelmingly positive about the incredible view, the updated and spacious rooms, the friendly and accommodating staff, and the proximity to historic St. Augustine. Lots of...

Thank Jane S
Cumming, Georgia
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Our trip did get cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew, but we stay at Ocean Sands a lot. This is one of my favorite places to go. I love how quiet it is and the fact the hotel is right across the street from the beach. This beach is less hectic than other beaches in St. Augustine. Staff is very friendly.

Thank Nicole D
New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 October 2016

From the moment we arrived, we were treated very rudely. We watched a manager yelling at people and call the cops for parking *near the property, not on it. It made us all uncomfortable. Just terrible customer service unlike anything I've ever encountered. I would NOT recommend this place at all.

Thank Marci G
Hubbard, Ohio
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Though not enthused with pet friendly resorts, no problems encountered...this motel is dated... not located for us in a good location for seeing old town St Augustine...for the price, one night, clean.. decent night stay..

Thank Grumpy507
Lantana, Florida
Reviewed 25 September 2016

midweek getaway to the beach nice pet friendly place to stay, great staff, across from the beach. Clean comfortable room we stayed in a downstairs room but would recommend upstairs for the ocean view. Breakfast was included.

Thank sheply
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Took wife, her sister and nephew to beach for some family time. Decided to try this place because of location and reviews. It's close enough to down town and area attractions without having to deal with the crowds. Young man checking us in was super friendly and helpful. Was surprised that they even supplied beach chairs and towels . The...

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 20 September 2016

everything was great staff was very helpful, room was very clean had info on the sites we wanted to see, answer any question we had beach was nice,they gave us towel for beach,we were on ground floorwas easy for are party to get in and out thanks

Thank marcia p

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-1723
Region: United States > Florida > Saint Augustine > Vilano Beach
Price Range: $121 - $239 (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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“The room we had was on the 2nd floor. Nice view from up there. No elevator, only stairs.”
  • View from 2nd floor looking out back at the pool.
 of 5 bubbles FlounderPro, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Dont get a roo facing the beach, the traffic is very LOUD.”
 of 5 bubbles RobertZ214, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you want a great view of the ocean make sure to pick on the second floor ocean side!”
 of 5 bubbles tinas627, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ocean front rooms have a good view”
 of 5 bubbles ymspeller, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Odd numbers face the sea, 2nd floor probably the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles EdnaC, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
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