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Ocean Sands Beach Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   3465 Coastal Highway, Vilano Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
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Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Vilano Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lisa and Hardy went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable. We actually stayed an extra day we were so pleased. They have a lot of things an out of towner would need to stay on the beach toys for kids, boogie boards, chairs and umbrellas. I cannot say enough about the kindness.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I regret not writing a review when I visited this hotel back in December 2013 because this hotel deserves to be recognize for the outstanding service. This past weekend Aug 23, my husband and family stayed at the Ocean Sands Inn, we were celebrating our wedding and we decided to stay there once again because the experience was just that... More

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I live in the UK, We stayed at Ocean Sands along with my daughter and son in law for two nights. We were well taken care of by staff, pretty much spoiled! We loved our ocean view room it was spectacular! The free breakfast had many choices including homemade waffles! The private beach was enjoyed by us... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an awesome small hotel with all the features of a big hotel. Free breakfast, great coffee, microwave and refrig. Balcony with outrageous view. The staff including Lisa were superlative, they catered to what ever we needed. Room was clean and extremely large. I will for sure return in December when the weather is not so hot to visit... More

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Callahan, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was online looking for an affordable hotel on or near the beach for our anniversary. Me and my wife were very pleased with this hotel and its friendly staff. The hotel was older but clean and a great value. The staff was very nice and helpful, they also seemed very happy to be at Ocean Sands. The beach access... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I accidentally left a brand new pair of pants in our hotel room and the staff (especially Stacy) went out of their way to contact me immediately after checking out. We hadn't gotten very far down the road so we returned for the pants. Stacy even brought them out to the car. What great service! If you prefer a peaceful... More

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Nokomis, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a 4 night stay at this hotel. The location was amazing and so was the view. we had a second floor ocean view.The staff was friendly and helpful. Having a coffeemaker in the room was a plus. I was not as happy with the condition of the room as some other people seem to have been. We... More

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Cartersville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a delightful stay at the Ocean Sands Beach Inn. My husband and I had a very relaxing get away. We stayed 6 nights. Good variety for breakfast. Dining area is small, but clean. The room was comfortable and the view was AMAZING!! All the staff was helpful and very courteous, but we LOVED Stacy. We will DEFINITELY... More

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Lake Butler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

was a great place really enjoyed our stay. Stacey at the front desk took great care of us. Staff very friendly. nice area the only thing I would change would be to put nicer chairs on the balcony. we will stay again.

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Middleburg, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son, daughter and myself took a 3 days last hurrah for the summer before my son goes back to college. We are from Middleburg and always spend the day at Vilano Beach and drive back and forth home. This time I decided to just have 3 days of rest and relaxation. The staff was wonderful, Stacy at the desk... 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*
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Ocean Sands Beach Hotel Saint Augustine
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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 
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