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Magic Beach Motel

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Oakland, California, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I made the reservation through hotels.com but messed up the dates. Remy the owner called me the night I was supposed to arrive and I realized the dates were wrong (I made it for a day earlier) but she was able to move it a day forward. We were stoked since we were 4 hours away and weren't gonna Make...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this motel for daughter and friends for spring break. In all my years of traveling for business and pleasure i have never had such helpful and cordial customer service. Joni even called to ensure that my daughter and friends were ok since they were late. My daughter just texted me saying her friends keep thanking her for booking Magic...

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magicbeachmotel, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, JP... Happy we could make you feel at ease! JS

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small old Motor Lodge just off the beach covered in neon with pink flamingos embedded in the stucco walls - what more could you ask for. Furnishings were a little lacking but the beds were comfy and the old tile bathrooms were really cool. We had a two room suite with a kitchenette. Everything was very clean. The staff was...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was originally built in 1951. It is very close to the beach, I can hear the waves while sitting outside. It is nice and quiet. The rooms are cozy and decorated in fun style with a mural in each. The outside is lit with pastel neon and pink flamingos. It's an updated version of an old beach motel....

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magicbeachmotel, Front Office Manager at Magic Beach Motel, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at the Magic Beach Motel. We always love to hear our guests talk fondly of our 50's Retro style Motel that we love and enjoy to work at everyday. If your back in town, we hope you stop by again to come visit us. Thank You Magic Beach...

Houma, Louisiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They were booked up so they put us at their sister hotel next door which was fine. Both hotels are old but nicely kept up. We had a full free hot breakfast at the magic beach hotel each morning. This is the cutest hotel. It is right on the beach It looks like it is from the 60's or even...

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magicbeachmotel, Magic Beach Motel Staff at Magic Beach Motel, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at the Magic Beach Motel. We always love to hear our guests talk fondly of our 50's Retro style Motel that we love and enjoy to work at everyday. If your back in town, we hope you stop by again to come visit us. Thank You Magic Beach...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Almost hate to share this gem but hey Karma works well for me. Its a great spot for doing nothing on purpose or shore or pier fishing. You can rent a boat at the pier or just swim in the pool. Its all good.

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magicbeachmotel, Front Office Manager at Magic Beach Motel, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at the Magic Beach Motel. We always love to hear our guests talk fondly of our 50's Retro style Motel that we love and enjoy to work at everyday. If your back in town, we hope you stop by again to come visit us. Thank You Magic Beach...

Severna Park, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our two day stay here; very clean, right by the beautiful beach and easy to get downtown. Loved our room (109) because we had an ocean view and a private sitting area outside. The pool area was immaculate, actually the whole property was...there was a musty smell in the drawers of the dresser so we didn't use...

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magicbeachmotel, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Beach Motel, responded to this review

Pam, We are glad you enjoyed your visit. I will inform housekeeping of your comment regarding the drawers so they can be aired out a bit. Being an original "Old Florida" hotel and in such proximity to the beach it's hard to keep that humidity out. We really appreciate when our guests recognize our uniqueness and provide such great reviews!

Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This motel is Great! loved the old art deco style and painted murals in the room. It was clean and comfortable with a wonderful location right by the beach within walking distance to Publix and some restaurants. It was also just a short drive over the bridge to old St. Augustine. We had good conversations with Zoe at the front...

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magicbeachmotel, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for complimentary review. We strive to please our guests and positive comments are always appreciated. Glad you commented on our breakfast. It is a hardy one!

St. Augustine, Florida
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I have lived in St Augustine for 12 years and we have stayed here at least 5 other times over the last 8 or so years. Sometimes with children, sometimes with pets, sometimes with both. A few weeks ago, after packing up my StA home of 12 years to move up north, my husband checked for availability online for the...

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Reviewed 31 December 2016

Last minute decision to get out of town for Christmas led me to find this little gem! For last minute, and holiday weekend, very great price! Loved the location, far enough away from the crowds, but close enough for a nice walk over the bridge to downtown!! (If you like walking) The staff were all really welcoming!! They have a...

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magicbeachmotel, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Beach Motel, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to hear how much our guests enjoyed themselves. We strive to provide the most positive and comfortable stay. Looking forward to a return visit from you and hearing from your friends!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service

Additional Information about Magic Beach Motel

Address: 50 Vilano Road, Vilano Beach, St. Augustine, FL 32095
Region: United States > Florida > St. Augustine > Vilano Beach
Price Range: $167 - $266 (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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