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Ocean Sands Beach Inn

2.0 of 5 3465 Coastal Highway, Vilano Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ajax, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have stayed there every year for the past 20 years the staff is small and totally dedicated pros Laura helped us through the stay days and arranged great rooms, for our stay with grandkids the pool is small and very cozy about 30 ft x20 complete with chairs tables etc towels provided all of the rooms are constantly updated,... More 

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having car trouble while you are on holiday is never fun. Lisa McDonald, the assistant manager as well as the other staff went out of their way to make sure we were taken care of. Our vehicle had mechanical issues and had to be left in the parking lot for a day after our check out, and Lisa was very... More 

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PembrokePinesFl
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I reserved 2 rooms with 6 hours of difference, my sister paid 80 dls per room, and I paid 140. I understand it because it was a very busy weekend in Saint Augustine but apparently the hotel was not ready for it. Even thou the crew was very friendly they missed to cleaned up both rooms, they... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived the day after Christmas to be greeted by very friendly employees. Got some recommendations for dinner. It was our first time in St. Augustine. I didn't realize how far this hotel was from downtown. Lesson learned. However the private access to the beach and the hotel room made up for it. The hotel can use a bit of... More 

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Lapeer, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel about two weeks ago with a group of my friends for a wedding in St. Augustine. The prices are great, the view is wonderful. The breakfast was average, the rooms could have been cleaner. They seem to have a small staff their however, and do probably do all the cleaning themselves, but some things could... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this St Augustine/Ocean overnight escape as a Christmas gift for our Family of 4. This hotel is situated on A1A just across a bridge from St Augustine. Nice beach community area about 3 miles from downtown St. Augustine. Cons: ----Older Facility. ----No elevators, but hey...we all need a little extra exercise and it's only two floors. ----Our room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First and foremost, I would like to say that I feel like a lot of people reviewing this hotel showed up expecting a Waldorf-Astoria. This isn't the Burj Al Arab in the Emirates, but if you can come back down to earth for a night then I think you'll find that this place will more-than-satisfy all of your needs if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here many times. The Ocean location is great. Even better is the bike path in front of the hotel. Yes, it is a shoulder at first but it does get better as you go north. The Ocean is a great place to walk. We seem to find all kinds of nice shells but not this year. The jacuzzi... More 

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KANSAS CITY
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Decent price we were on ground level no ocean view from ground ok room had frig microwave keurig small pool no view decent breakfast access across street from beach friendly staff gave us good place to go for dinner

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Orlando, Florida
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We decided we wanted to go to St. Augustine for Thanksgiving weekend for four nights and I saw this little town of Vilano (north of St. Augustine) online and it said they had a fishing pier. Since we wanted to go fishing, I thought it would be cool. Were we in for a surprise! This hotel is an older place... More 

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Address: 3465 Coastal Highway, Vilano Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
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Location: United States > Florida > Saint Augustine > Vilano Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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:
#3 Family Hotel in Vilano Beach
#4 Romantic Hotel in Vilano Beach

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