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The Villages, United States
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Nice room over looking the bay.Room were clean and service staff great for asking info on surrounding areas. If I had to give a little squeak, the bath room is very small. Other than that good to go.Right in the middle of the action.Park your car and walk to everything.Bring your sneakers,lot to see.

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GM_BW_Bayfront_Inn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Dear Malcolm P, Thank you so much for staying with us and taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your business, and look forward to having you back if your future travels bring you back to our beautiful city. Sincerely, Tyler Storvick General Manager

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I've thought on this one for two weeks. The location is really really good. You can walk to all of St. Augustine's cultural offerings. Parking is tight but once parked you won't need the car unless you want to visit the beach. The room was average at best. The bathroom was so tiny you had to straddle the toilet to...

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GM_BW_Bayfront_Inn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Dear Smchaels, I'm sorry to hear the we were not able to meet you expectations with our accommodations. We try our best to exceed every guest's expectations with our service and high quality rooms. Our rooms and bathrooms are smaller than your average, new and modern style hotels. Thank you for staying with us. Hopefully you will give us another...

Reviewed 22 July 2016

I highly recommend Best Western Bayfront. The staff is friendly, rooms are clean and roomy. Parking is a little to be desired but we were never without a parking spot. The location is perfect, you can leave your vehicle and walk all over the historic district.

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GM_BW_Bayfront_Inn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth G, Thank you for staying with us, and taking the time to write us a review. We look forwards to seeing you again the next time you visit our beautiful city. Sincerely, Tyler Storvick General Manager

North Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Our friends and our travel agent recommended the Best Western Bayfront as a good place to stay for our first ever visit to Saint Augustine. They were spot on. The staff was very friendly and helpful The property is in a great location - bay front, diagonally across the street from the fort, across the street from the horse drawn...

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GM_BW_Bayfront_Inn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Dear Larry K, It's great to see such detailed reviews. It sounds like you were able to do a ton of site seeing while visiting St. Augustine. We do not have a complimentary breakfast like the majority of other Best Western properties, but we do have a great restaurant connected to us. The breakfast coupons for Mary's are a way...

Reviewed 15 July 2016

Stayed for 3 nights, bathroom is tiny but location can't be beat. Didn't use the car, can walk or take the trolley everywhere. Room was clean, the air conditioner worked well. The staff is especially friendly and helpful.

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GM_BW_Bayfront_Inn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Dear smcfry12, I appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Our location is one of the best in the historic downtown area. It's great that the trolley stops right in front of the hotel and everything is within walking distance. Thank you for staying with us, and we can't wait to see you again! Sincerely, Tyler Storvick General...

Charleston, United States
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Our first time to stay at BW Bayfront and Julia did a great job helping us book the room while traveling. Aaron was the night manager and did a wonderful job - very accommodating and actually brought a fan to our room at 11 pm. He also assisted in booking a future reservation....Nice classic Florida motel with updated rooms, good...

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GM_BW_Bayfront_Inn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Dear Robert G, Thank you for your kind words in regards to Julia and Aaron. They are both great assets to our property. They take great pride in each day's work, and I'm so happy that our guests are able to see that. They like to check TripAdvisor regularly, but I will definitely be sharing these comments with my staff....

Michigan
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The location can't be beat. We had a handicapped room ground level. It had been remodeled somewhat and was clean. Rooms are small. The last time we stayed there we were on the second level. That room was small too. We arrived in the afternoon and it wouldn't have been worth it to get trolley tickets for a couple of...

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GM_BW_Bayfront_Inn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Dear Googs, I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully, you can come back and stay for a few days to experience the trolley tours. They give a great tour and explanation of our beautiful city's history. Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, and thank you for choosing the Best Western...

Mount Dora, United States
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This place may not look like much from the outside, but the rooms are incredible, and you cannot ask for a more attentive and helpful staff. The downtown location is perfect if you're there to see the historical points of interest, or if you want some casual shopping in the exciting St. George Street marketplace. I really can't recommend this...

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GM_BW_Bayfront_Inn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Dear Brandon G, Thank you so much for this kind review! Everyone at the Best Western Bayfront takes great pride in providing great experiences for our guests. I will definitely be sharing this with my staff. Again, thank you for the review and thank you for staying with us. We look forward to having you back! Sincerely, Tyler Storvick General...

Seneca, United States
Reviewed 7 July 2016

From the time we arrived and realized that the phone and microwave were not working we requested maintenance service. We were told repeatedly that it would be fixed. However, from check in Thursday until check out Monday these problems were not addressed. Also, we requested clean towels after my little boy was sick one afternoon. 3 trips to the office...

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GM_BW_Bayfront_Inn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Dear Heather R, I'm very sorry to hear that you had a bad experience with the customer service and lack of attention to the requested maintenance items. I know for a fact this isn't normal for my staff, and I'm disappointed this happened to one of our guests. I will be looking into these issues so that others don't have...

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 7 July 2016

My wife and I spent the 4th of July in Saint Augustine, FL and enjoyed our stay. Liked the hard floors and qualify of the room but more was the location of the room. It overlooked the fireworks display at Lions Bridge. Actually this is the only hotel that is right in the center of the fireworks action. Another good...

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Dear John P, I'm happy to hear that you had a great time visiting St. Augustine for the 4th of July Holiday Weekend. The Best Western Bayfront has front row seats to the fireworks every year. It's awesome that they pull the barge, that shoots off the fireworks, right in front of the hotel! I appreciate you staying with us...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As you sit on the sundeck of Best Western bayfront overlooking beautiful Matanzas Bay, you'll experience true St. Augustine-style relaxation. Located in the heart of the historic district, our St. Augustine, Florida Best Western Bay-front has a long family tradition of service and quality. Our many wonderful amenities include a swimming pool and delicious dining at our on-site café. For business travel, we feature Internet access, data ports and comfortable workspace in every room. We're also conveniently located adjacent to restaurants and just steps from some of the city's most interesting and exciting sights. For a romantic getaway, try our Honeymoon Room. Or bring the whole family and enjoy in-room conveniences such as cable TV, king - or queen-sized beds, and a refrigerator that's ideal for storing drinks and snacks. For exploring the city, enjoying the beach or simply unwinding, Best Western bay Front is your destination in St. Augustine. We have a $10.00 Parking fee per car per night. Our bay front hotel overlooks the Matanzas Bay and puts you within walking distance of the historic district, including the Spanish Quarter, the Castillo de San Marcos, St. George Street, and countless shops and restaurants well-suited to any taste. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Bayfront

Address: 16 Avenida Menendez, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-3601
Region: United States > Florida > Saint Augustine
Price Range: $185 - $562 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Bayfront 2.5*
Number of rooms: 59
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Also Known As:
Monterey Hotel Saint Augustine
Monterey Motel Saint Augustine
Monterey Bed Breakfast
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“First floor away from road for most quiet and accessibility.”
 of 5 bubbles DOLORESA348, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a second floor. Otherwise you are right on the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles scifu12, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the pool side of the property might be a bit noisy. Room with its entrace off the upper deck will be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Travelscribe, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try not to get a room by the office since it's open 24 hours.”
 of 5 bubbles WilliamMarkM, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 201 has great a great view of the harbor, fort and bridge of lions, nice shared patio”
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 of 5 bubbles LarryKF1, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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