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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thonotosassa, Florida, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice hotel, located across the street from the beach. It is about 10 mins from historic St. Augustine. Staff was friendly, had a nice breakfast. We arrived earlier than normal check-in time and they were happy to accommodate us.

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Charlotte, NC
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23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a perfectly decent place. Perhaps I would have liked it more had I not had unreasonable expectations due to the plethora of gushy reviews. Staff is friendly, the place is very clean, the location is convenient to Historic St. Augustine--all in all, a decent value for the money. Be warned--space is tight. In their enthusiasm to provide amenities,... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed overnight recently and enjoyed it. The hostess Lisa was pleasant and helpful in giving us directions to the Golf Hall of Fame. Room was adequate and had a nice view of the ocean with a small balcony. Breakfast was satisfying too.

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Sandisfield, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this wanting to be on the ocean and then realized we were across Route A1A with heavy traffic all day and night. We had booked an ocean facing room which had significant noise from the highway. They quickly accommodated us with a move to a room facing the parking lot and pool. We were much happier in that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a room at the Ocean Sands Beach Inn for early October because I was scheduled to attend a 5-day writers' conference held in a magnificent 3-story building just 2 doors north of it. As it turned out, at least half of the 30 or so conference attendees also ended up staying there. The staff members were helpful but... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

From the moment we entered the building, the staff did everything they could to make sure we enjoyed our stay. Anything we needed, they made sure we had. The room was well-kept and comfortable, the location was convenient to the historic area, the beach was just on the other side of the street, and there is even a bench where... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Has ocean easy ocean access and pleasant staff. For a night or two to enjoy the beach with a tour into town could be a good choice. You need a car because the tour transport is only to 4 pm. Otherwise cabs are required. No eating spots and does not have a vending machine. No phone in room and no... More 

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Christmas, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

New owners took over about two years ago and they have made nice improvements. This is a small hotel and you want to be on the second floor for a view. Only negative is that there is no elevator and I'm getting too old to drag my bags up the stairs. :P The complimentary breakfast is fine. After all, you're... 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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