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Ocean Sands Beach Inn

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3465 Coastal Highway, Vilano Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Let me start off by saying our room was never truly cleaned, and needs major updating for the price per night. We ended up checking out a night early due to weather conditions, and when checking out I was never given a reciept and was told I would be emailed one (STILL haven't received one), and also the little girl... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff was extremely nice. Room was clean. Great ocean view (by way of the main road) extremely pet friendly. Seemed like everyone had a dog. Only bad thing was the a/c unit had a fuzzy white something on it and the stairwell smelled weird. Would definitely stay here again! Great price!

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a little hidden gem off the main strip of St. Augustine. The beach was not crowded at all-- in fact two of the days our family was the only on the portion of the beach for hours at a time. It's very close to the beach but the walk across the busy road was less than desirable... would... More 

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Alachua, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've stayed at the OSBI numerous times over the past several years. Will start by saying, it's generally consistent: friendly staff, great location, beautiful beach, and minimally clean (will say more about this below). Pool area is nice, and the provided beach chairs and other items are a nice touch. Our latest stay was the weekend of July 17th. We... More 

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Girard, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This quant Inn was everything we were looking for and more. Lisa and Jenn were fantastic hosts, very friendly and helpful . The hotel was clean and bright, are room was wonderful . All of the staff were great, it had a very homey and comfortable feel. I would highly recommend this place and will definitely return!

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is great for the view and accessibility to the beach. The rooms are average size, bathrooms are tight. The hallways ad stairwells stink horribly. The staff was very friendly and helpful! Have your husband order flowers and have them delivered to your room before you get there. It'll make the room smell amazing! Book an ocean view room...... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The good is that the staff is friendly and the room was clean. It's in bad need of updating. Shower curtain rods and accessories were rusty. It's right across from the beach but you have to walk across a very busy street to get there. I wouldn't want to have small children there. However the beach is very nice and... More 

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Vilano Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this quaint little get away! Friendly staff, clean rooms and quiet! Close to shopping, restaurants and directly across from the beach! Thanks to Lisa and the rest of the staff! Even complimentary breakfast and fresh coffee in the morning!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite for Saint Augustine visits and it just keeps getting better. Everything seemed upgraded beautifully. Super large flat panel TVs, bigger than any I've ever seen at other hotels. Keurig coffee makers, fridge, micro. Privacy draping around the pool. Beautiful small lobby and hallways. Great breakfasts even including waffle maker. Just a tiny walk across the street to beautiful... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ocean Sands Beach Inn was definitly a great diamond in the ruff location. We were not expecting big things from such a small, older facitlity but we were absolutely thrilled with our stay. We wanted a beach view and close proximity to the beach and we got it. 2nd floor beach side rooms have a great view and the beach... More 

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