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Magic Beach Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   50 Vilano Road, Vilano Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32095
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Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Vilano Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edward V Belle Plaine, Minnesota, United States
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Belle Plaine, Minnesota, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main area had been updated, but the bathroom needed some serious attention. No counter space and shower area was a throwback to the 60's. But the unit was very clean and very close to the beach. Quiet & somewhat secluded, but a ways to old St. Augustine. Breakfast was adequate, but nothing to brag about. All in all, fine.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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34 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 days based on Trip Advisor reviews. The motel is clean & comfortable. The staff is friendly. We chose it because they allow pets & only charge $10 per night, which is much fairer than most hotels. It is a throwback to old time motels. They have a pool & are 1/2 block from the beach, although... More

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Cute place, clean, close to beach. Nothing fancy, but just perfect as a home base for exploring St. Augustine. You will have to drive to see historic, downtown St. Augustine and other beaches (there was talk of a trolley coming to hotel, but it doesn't run often or late so we didn't bother). Vilano beach is very nice and VERY... More

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Ocala, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We were in town for an engagement dinner. We usually do not stay when visiting St. Augustine because the hotels are so expensive. This motel is a diamond in the rough. Nothing fancy, but clean and comfortable. Great access to nearby beach...drive on the beach, restaurants and Publix (grocery store). With our 4wd we were able to park right next... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We stayed here on our vacation for one night. It was the only night we had on the beach by ourselves and it was awesome. I spent a lot of time reading reviews to find the perfect spot. When we arrived we had to wait a few minutes for our check-in and the lobby wasn't very nice but when we... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stayed here for the great location. This place is steps from the ocean - a major plus. Though, you have to put up with a quite a bit for it. We got there and our room was just cleaned. There was a very strong odor of cleaner/deodorizer and the floor had a slipperiness to it. No problem, I aired... More

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Being a Floridian I've stayed at quite a few ocean front hotels. If they are too cheap that's a red flag. Not so here we were pleasantly surprised!! Nice clean spacious room AC was cold and it was 40 steps to the sand. Would stay again. Zoe at the front desk was very helpful

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Port Charlotte
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed at the Magic Beach Hotel two nights last week and we were very pleased.At first glance,it might look a bit shabby,but the hotel rooms,breakfast area,pool and lobby were immaculately clean.Our room had a retro decor with a great mural on the wall.We got a second floor room,with a King bed and had a balcony that gave us some... More

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Beverly Hills, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I've lived in FL since 1981 & have stayed in variety of places in this wonderful state, from 5 Star Resorts to rustic campgrounds. Having read other reviews of Magic Beach Hotel I decided this might be an interesting place to spend a long weekend with my husband. Check-in is 3pm & we arrived at 1:30, fully expecting to be... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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95 reviews 95 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We liked everything about this place....the cool neon, the room (ours was one of the second floor rooms with an ocean view), the pool and the great location. You're on Vilano Beach -- which was beautiful and uncrowded -- in less than two minutes. You're ten minutes from all the St. Augustine shops. The bed was great, we had a... More

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Address: 50 Vilano Road, Vilano Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32095
Location: United States > Florida > Saint Augustine > Vilano Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Magic Beach Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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Vilano Beach Hotel Saint Augustine

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