We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 5 Vilano Beach hotels

Ocean Sands Beach Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   3465 Coastal Highway, Vilano Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Offers & Announcements
TripAdvisor Discount 10%
Save Saved
You added Ocean Sands Beach Inn to your Saves list
Ocean Sands Beach Inn
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
83%
Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Vilano Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
AnneSt415 Mount Dora, Florida
  • Reviews (128)
  • Photos (53)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (55)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

128 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    74
    32
    9
    6
    7
See reviews for
45
51
2
1
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (55)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Lazio, Italy
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It looked nothing like the pictures. The pictures are the same as the hotel however in the pictures the place looks clean. Once we walked in the room you had the stuffy, stinky hotel smell, and you can FEEL the bacteria in the air. They promoted how beautiful the Jacuzzi suite is! OMFG the tub was gross, the toilet was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mount Dora, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great visit at Ocean Sands!! The team who welcomed us, Lisa, Vanessa, Hardy, and all of the cleaning crew could not have been nicer! All of the reccomendations for restaurants in the local area were awesome- we love to eat!!! The beach was quiet and soothing- perfect for a vacation. The best part was the fact that... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Winter Haven, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay was pleasant and restful. The staff (Lisa, Vanessa and Hardy) were all accommodating and kind. The breakfast was plentiful but a little crowded. We just went back to our room...no big deal. The place has a perfect location for sun and beach fun. The pool met our needs and the sunset was beautiful from that area. I would... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for one night. Hardee, the desk clerk was very helpful, he met the on line price that was on Trip Advisor and made sure we had a view in The Atlantic Ocean. Breakfast was good and well stocked. The only problem was the traffic on the HWY was moving faster than the 40mph posted.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice location if you are going for a beach holiday.Nice views of the sea and quiet The room was basic but adequate . Was a drive to go to any eating places which was a bit of a pain Plenty to see around the area

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ona, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I just returned from staying at Ocean Sands Beach Inn. It was our 26 wedding anniversary we celebrated. Lisa and Vanessa are awesome!!! They made our stay great!! Thanks we will be back!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lineville, Alabama
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stayed at Ocean Sands Beach Inn for a week and it was wonderful! Breakfast was great every morning! Our room was very nice! I loved the view of the beach from the balcony! It was nice having the little refrigerator and microwave in the room! What really topped off our trip was how nice the people... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time at the Ocean Sands. The place is clean and best of all quiet!!. Private access to the beach. We had a great time!! It was very relaxing and close to the attractions but far enough to be peaceful. We will be back next year!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like, hot breakfast waiting for you every morning, a second floor beach view of the sun coming up in the mornings, a very short walk to the almost private beach, easy walking on the compact sand for the older folks, clean rooms, great pool area, very short drive to the old city attractions, and last but not least... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was very pleasant and the view was awesome. Private beach so so close to the room. There is no elevatorand three pool is small but clean. The tv is great, bed is comfy, carpet clean, and ac worked very well. Overall very nice for the price no room service or ppv it's a private hotel but staff very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Ocean Sands Beach Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Ocean Sands Beach Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Ocean Sands Beach Inn

Address: 3465 Coastal Highway, Vilano Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Florida > Saint Augustine > Vilano Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Sands Beach Inn 2*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Priceline, BookingOdigeoWL, Despegar.com, Hotels.com and Tingo so you can book your Ocean Sands Beach Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Ocean Sands Beach Hotel Saint Augustine
Ocean Sands Hotel
Ocean Sands Motel

53 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (19)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (4)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Other (7)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (35)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
View from room (4)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (6)
Viewed
Other (16)

Amenities

Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Vilano Beach #4 Romantic Hotel in Vilano Beach
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 
Number of rooms
29

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer